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Old 03-13-2017, 04:26 AM   #1
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Default Detailer and new swim platform...

Big max is headed in for her spring visit to the beauty shop. While there she will be getting fitted with a new extended swim platform!!! Can't wait! I will try to get some install pics, but will definitely get some before she goes back in the water!


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Old 03-13-2017, 05:42 AM   #2
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Which platform manufacturer dis you go with? I have one on order from swimplatforms.com.

Would be very curious to see your install pics!
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Swimplatform.com..... I think they are the best quality and customer support....I went to Phoenix to pick mine up, toured the location...so far very happy. I will get installed later this week. I will take lots of pics!!


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you guys should check out Platform ultra. swimplatforms. I think they are the best extensions i have ever seen. just google the company . and a bonus for americans is that its a canadian company and you save about 30 percent on the dollar.
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I actually did get a quote from them. My platform from swimplatforms.com is $250 cheaper (that's total price with shipping) and it's a nicer looking platform. It's several inches longer than platform ultra, and has a nicer looking taper where it meets with the existing platform.
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I would have to disagree with that statement. Been to the factory , and have seen two or three that was made from the other company and I think the finish is much better. But each to their own
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Haveamax, does it through bolt through the existing platform, or screw/lag?

If it's through bolt, I'm trying to figure out how to get back there to put nuts on them.
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New platform sits on top of the boats existing swim step, and extends out from there. It is thru bolted on the top and has three braces that run underneath to the transom. All the bolts are thru to inside the transom. These are accessed by getting into bilge at the engines. This is why I'm paying a boat manufacture here in havasu to mount the platform. I don't think I could get to the bolts inside bilge.....
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Yea, it's the top bolts I'm worried about. The lower bolts I think I can get to. Reaching up inside the existing platform to put the nuts on the bolts....
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Here are some pics of the install....I will get some in water pics later today...


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