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Old    holy_smokes            04-13-2006, 4:27 PM Reply   
Hello Newbie here trying to find some valuable info.

Where do you guys go for custom swim platforms and platform brackets?
Old    Jim Aikins (ccryder)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-13-2006, 4:39 PM Reply   
Contact Brent Lemke at Boat Country, he has custom composite platforms.

209-838-2628

Good Luck
Old    holy_smokes            04-13-2006, 8:58 PM Reply   
Spoke with Brent this evening, BTW: Great Guy, but I'm needing a different style than what he's making. Anybody know of some teak platform builders? Or, "cost competitive" aluminum platforms?
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-14-2006, 8:29 PM Reply   
why not buy a teak swim plat from say a mastercraft dealer the 04-05 x-30 plat is one of the best looking ones I have seen.
Old    Aaron Nielsen (lzyboy)      Join Date: Jun 2001       04-14-2006, 8:51 PM Reply   
Travis,

Try a local dealer - mine is Ski World, Pleasanton - see if they have any old ones in storage / back of the lot / leftovers / etc... The fiberglass are becoming popular so I would imagine dealers may have extra teaks? Maybe even just head down n get the measurements & make your own??? Good Luck

Lzy
Old    Tim Cross (timmy_cross)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-14-2006, 9:10 PM Reply   
Travis, My name is Tim Cross, and I am a finish carpenter. I recently built my own swim platform out of Brazilian Cherry. I would build you one if you would like. I will try to post a pic. I can do whatever you like. I inserted a trap door to access the wedge on my Malibu. Let me know what you think. I can use any kind of hardwood you like (teak). Send me an e-mail to timcross807@msn and I will send the attachments pics. I am not able to upload the pics. at this time.
Old    holy_smokes            04-17-2006, 11:50 AM Reply   
All great suggestions. Thanks and keep them coming.

Tim - you have an email from me.
Old    Paul (fish6942)      Join Date: Dec 2005       04-17-2006, 1:04 PM Reply   
How about composite deck material instead of teak?

http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/fish_6942/album?.dir=fe89&.src=ph&store=&prodid=&.done=http% 3a//photos.yahoo.com/ph//my_photos
Old    Scott Henderson (mudsurfer)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-17-2006, 1:38 PM Reply   
Travis, Call Jay at ski view he builds swim platforms for most of the boat company's, He will hook you up.

# 209-358-5563
Old    Jory (carcrz)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-17-2006, 9:18 PM Reply   
Paul,

How is that a DIY platform???
Old    Jory (carcrz)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-17-2006, 9:19 PM Reply   
never mind - it's the new stuff that is replacing the ACQ wood. Made out of recycled plastics, right?
Old    holy_smokes            04-18-2006, 7:36 AM Reply   
Paul - is that "Starboard" material?

Scott - I'll call Jay today. Thanks!

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