Thread: How to make jet ski stand
02-23-2010, 09:57 PM #1
How to make jet ski stand
Hey guys does anyone have plans on how to make a jet ski stand (not the pvc stand) i would like to build one that looks as good as this one
I would appreciate your help
02-23-2010, 11:19 PM #2
Dude I have been there and done that...... Spent $70 on 600LB casters (US Made) and $40+ on wood and screws...... After few hours of cutting and screwing....... I had one very heavy, ugly (yet strong) stand. You know what I did after that...... Ordered two of these:
Do yourself a favor, unless you can weld, pay a professional. And this is coming from a person who HATES to let anyone do something for them.
04-01-2010, 08:03 PM #3
cheap ski stand
I made this out of scrape lumber and had the casters.The braces for the walk boards just slide across when i need to work on a ski. Not as nice as prev. post but it has held up for about 10 years now.
04-02-2010, 11:24 AM #4
04-05-2010, 10:55 AM #5
I actually was wondering the same thing a few weeks ago - found the plans some where here and went to lowes and they even cut the wood for me ( for free ) Ive got about 50$ into it all.
Here's exactly what I used to make it myself from 2x4's - so far it holds up good with the gp1200 on it.
I used the extra wood to reinforce down the sides ( where the one in the pic has only 3 pieces, mine has 5 ) and used a boat load of screws.
Goto Harbor freight and get your wheels $ 5 bux a piece.
08-09-2011, 05:52 PM #6
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- Aston PA
check out SUCKMYWAKE. he has plans on how to build them with wook and pvc. They will very strong. he uses them with his gp1300r and rxt-x
12-27-2011, 05:19 PM #7
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what size castors and what weight were they? i went to lowes and there were different load bearing sizes and prices....which range from 12 bucks to 5 bucks. I think the 5 dollar ones were rated for 125lbs.
12-30-2011, 04:30 PM #8
Got my casters at harbor frieght for a pvc cart and a wood cart I made, think they were 4 or 5 bucks rated at 275 lbs they have a pretty good selection.
12-30-2011, 04:43 PM #9
01-05-2012, 01:15 PM #10
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- Sep 2009
- South of Mason Dixon
Or..........if you are a redneck like me.....you can put these together really cheap and not one has broken even with an FZR on them. Use two together, front and rear
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