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Discussion in 'Southern U.S.' started by ldvernier, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. ldvernier

    ldvernier New Member

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    Hey,


    Building a house on Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend Arkansas and need to build a dock.  I have two quotes and both are around $30,000 for a two bay metal dock.  WOW that seems expensive to me!  What am I missing here or are they just that spendy?


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  2. myv10

    myv10 Well-Known Member

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    Anything related to boating is expensive. Check around, most docks come in pre-formed sections, the expensive part is anchoring the dock to the lake floor.
     
  3. GCWAndy

    GCWAndy Active Member

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    I hear you.  Our floating dock by Wahoo was $50k but other quotes were very similar.
     
  4. cwag911

    cwag911 Moderator

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    Ours was 34k but that was in 2008.
     
  5. Rick S

    Rick S New Member

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    Just completed our boathouse build yesterday. They did a great job but it wasn't cheap . . . . . Here's a few pics of the before (with a Bryant Open Bow Boat) and then after (with our Bennington 2554). We still need to add lighting and some final trim details to the new boathouse but glad we spent the extra money versus cheaper options that were available.
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  6. Vikingstaff

    Vikingstaff Well-Known Member

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    Looks great! I would imagine it was a pricey job, but it sure turned out nicely. Up here in the great white wintery north, you just cannot do that. The ice in the winter would rip it up.
     
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    I grew up in Buffalo, NY so I'm very familiar with the ice issues in the great white north. If I were you, I'd hurry down south while they still have the door open allowing us Yankees to come down and stay :) We were still swimming in the lake in October and still shorts/t-shirts for many days in November as well.
     
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    sjhorner9475 Well-Known Member

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    The Army Corps won't let us have homes or docks lakeside on our lake forcing us to use one of the approved marinas. But after seeing that cost I realize at my monthly slip rental cost it would take me between 12 and 20 before I spend that much. And that is if I wouldn't have any maintenance cost. I think I like the slip rental better now.
     
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  9. Mike31406

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    It cost me 15k to rebuild an existing dock.
     
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    2fast4u Well-Known Member

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    Check out Wahoo docks, they are what I have, nice but not cheep!
     

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