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Old 09-14-2019, 08:37 AM   #1
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Can anyone give me a rough idea of what it costs to take a dock in/out? We have a single 24' dock and have always wenched it up ourselves...but we're not getting any younger and are thinking of having a service do it. Thanks for any ballparks you may be able to share.
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Old 09-14-2019, 09:34 AM   #2
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Oh come on ..... you is never too old to do your own dock removal ..... even when you is 88 ......

..... what you need is a better quality pow'r pull ..... aka a 'come along' ratchet power puller, and the best places to get one is at Service Star Hdwe on Union Ave, Laconia

or at Tractor Supply in Plymouth

With a Maasdaam Pow'r Pull from Service Star Hdwe ..... you will be good to go .... remov'n that 24' dock when you is 88-years old!
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Can anyone give me a rough idea of what it costs to take a dock in/out? We have a single 24' dock and have always wenched it up ourselves...but we're not getting any younger and are thinking of having a service do it. Thanks for any ballparks you may be able to share.
You need to hire heftier “wenches”
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Can anyone give me a rough idea of what it costs to take a dock in/out? We have a single 24' dock and have always wenched it up ourselves...but we're not getting any younger and are thinking of having a service do it. Thanks for any ballparks you may be able to share.
Island Support Service charges us $200 to remove/stack decking, raise dock and tie it off. Same price for reverse in the spring.
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Hah! Winch, wench...Freudian slip.
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