Monte Carlo swim platform

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Monte Carlo swim platform

Post by jamundsen » Fri May 10, 2019 11:46 am

Swim platform finally finished. Had my granddaughter and a bunch of her friends out last week. They decided they wanted to go swimming in the middle of the lake. They had a difficult time getting back in so finishing swim platform and ladder became a priority.
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Post by mrintense » Fri May 10, 2019 4:08 pm

Looks fantastic John. Nice job. :D :D
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Post by bstrong » Fri May 10, 2019 4:58 pm

Beautiful

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Post by billy c » Fri May 10, 2019 5:00 pm

That looks good John. Is that a permanent install? or does it detach from the bracket hardware?
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Post by DrBryanJ » Sat May 11, 2019 4:08 am

I like it John! Of course don't do like Hercdrvr and forget to lift the ladder.
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Post by jamundsen » Sat May 11, 2019 12:16 pm

Lol
Ladder swings up
Yes it’s detachable
We will find out if it’s ok Sunday morning
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Re: Monte Carlo swim platform

Post by Milhouse » Sat May 11, 2019 12:38 pm

Looks great!

Were there any "gotchas" that you discovered along the way?

Where did you get the struts?
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Post by jamundsen » Mon May 13, 2019 5:54 pm

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Post by chugalug » Mon May 13, 2019 6:24 pm

:D Looks really nice .Thanks for showing the process and supports.I've got to build one for outboard transom. Got a ladder ordered.Is yours a 2 or 3 step?mine will be a 3 :D
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Post by billy c » Tue May 14, 2019 5:19 am

Nice work John!
Now that you have the on the water testing done.
...when are you making the swim platform kit available?
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Re: Monte Carlo swim platform

Post by jamundsen » Tue May 14, 2019 10:49 pm

Swim platform and ladder worked well. Thanks for all the kind words.i 'll post some pictures from underneath. The hardest part was finding someone with a planer wide enough to take the raw piece after gluing. I used a three piece ladder. All brackets are fastened into solid lumber behind the transom.
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Re: Monte Carlo swim platform

Post by tysman52 » Thu May 23, 2019 9:30 pm

Looks great, nice work
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Re: Monte Carlo swim platform

Post by mrintense » Sat May 25, 2019 7:42 am

Thanks for the in work shots John. This is always helpful for others so that they can see that it's not rocket science, just perseverance and a desire to do good work. I also appreciate the underneath shots since this isn't often seen and helps with visualizing what needs to be done here.
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