Solid grass rake builder?

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unforgiven11B
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Solid grass rake builder?

Post by unforgiven11B » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:29 am

Looking for someone to build a solid grass rake for a 16x8 diamondback. Not looking for anything groundbreaking just standard solid grass rake with a step. For a reasonable price. Any suggestions?
Diamondback is almost 2-2.5 months out and is $3750 :shock:
Floral city acted like they didn’t need the business but was the best price I’ve found so far $450-500 depending, however their fit and finish on all there boats is looser than a two dollar *****. After they acted like they could careless I wouldn’t do business with them again.
Anyone have a recommendations will be greatly appreciated

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Re: Solid grass rake builder?

Post by One Eyed Gator » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:16 am

Did you try Alumitec? May be Gene Babbet.

I built my own, did a cardboard mock up, cut my pieces then had a buddy weld it for me. Certainly not perfect but it does the good and cost about 300.00.

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Re: Solid grass rake builder?

Post by unforgiven11B » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:27 am

Mike lost you contract info brother give a holler sometime. Haven’t called alumitech yet will call today. I could fab one just don’t have a way to roll the nose.

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Re: Solid grass rake builder?

Post by One Eyed Gator » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:47 am

Did mine in a buddies break set line mark 1/2" apart did slight bend at each one. 2 of my buddies got rakes from alumitec the turn out very nice.

You still got the same number?

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Re: Solid grass rake builder?

Post by Striker543 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:48 am

X2 on alumitech. They do good work for a fair price in my experience

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Re: Solid grass rake builder?

Post by Rick McC. » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:29 pm

unforgiven11B wrote:Looking for someone to build a solid grass rake for a 16x8 diamondback. Not looking for anything groundbreaking just standard solid grass rake with a step. For a reasonable price. Any suggestions?
Diamondback is almost 2-2.5 months out and is $3750 :shock:
Floral city acted like they didn’t need the business but was the best price I’ve found so far $450-500 depending, however their fit and finish on all there boats is looser than a two dollar *****. After they acted like they could careless I wouldn’t do business with them again.
Anyone have a recommendations will be greatly appreciated
Can’t say I’ve noticed that on mine. :dontknow:
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