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Old     (jfergus7)      Join Date: Jul 2011       02-04-2012, 1:32 AM Reply   
I am toying with the idea of buying an old inboard and making it a project boat. After interior and exterior work is done I want to add a tower and replace the old swim platform. Most of the boats that I am looking at have the old teak platform and I want to get one made that looks like a modern boat. Has anyone had a custom platform made for a boat recently and who did you use?
Old     (silverlude)      Join Date: Apr 2004       02-04-2012, 7:11 AM Reply   
Search is your friend on this one. Many have been done and posted. Easy to build one yourself and have it glassed or even do that yourself as well.
Old     (WetBox1)      Join Date: Jun 2010       02-05-2012, 8:50 AM Reply   
Here are a few fiberglass ones we have made in the past.
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Old     (jfergus7)      Join Date: Jul 2011       02-05-2012, 8:55 PM Reply   
That is awesome and exactly what I am going to wanna do! Well have done.

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Old     (petrey10)      Join Date: Apr 2010       02-06-2012, 12:10 PM Reply   
nick those look sweet... if you got any build pics please put them up for all to see...any tips? What materials did you use? Thanks man
Old     (WetBox1)      Join Date: Jun 2010       02-11-2012, 7:40 AM Reply   
We are working on a few more, ill take pics and post as we go.
Old     (jfergus7)      Join Date: Jul 2011       02-11-2012, 10:37 PM Reply   
Looking forward to seeing them Nick! Can't wait to get this project going!

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Old     (riding23)      Join Date: May 2009       02-12-2012, 7:25 AM Reply   
Nick, What would you charge for a custom platform?
Old     (imondi)      Join Date: Aug 2010       02-12-2012, 1:43 PM Reply   
Yeah I want to know how much too! You could make some easy money if you can beat the price of the 2012 Axis platforms since the old Axis platform doesnt surf great!
Old     (mhunter)      Join Date: Mar 2008       02-12-2012, 2:25 PM Reply   
Nick
What do you use for the core to wrap the fiberglass around?
Old     (WetBox1)      Join Date: Jun 2010       02-12-2012, 6:04 PM Reply   
We build them out of molds in the same process you would build a boat hull. First you spray your desired color jell coat, hand lay the fiberglass and add blue water board for the core, ect. We are currently building a few more molds for different sized boats that will be available in a few weeks. Our swim steps start around $600 depending on size, padding and custom options like LED lighting and logos

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