ProStar Removable Platform

ski603ski603 Posts: 14 Baller
edited May 2018 in Boat Talk
I have a 2016 Prostar with a "removable" platform, but I can't for the life of me figure out how it slides out of the brackets. I've removed the pins and the two bolts on the brackets, but it still doesn't want to slide out. Is there something I'm missing here or any tricks people have tried?

I want to take it off and get a couple coats of teak oil on it before putting it in the water.


  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,146 Mega Baller
    Did you fold it down?
    Chuck P
    Not a mechanic but I play one at home
  • ScottScottScottScott Posts: 600 Crazy Baller
    I think its more of an easy fold down, but not really for easy removing. We fold to fit in garage. It takes a little giggling, it goes up then out and down. To remove you would probably have to remove some bolts. I haven't looked that close.
  • ski603ski603 Posts: 14 Baller
    I do have it folded down, I was looking to remove the whole thing from the boat to make it easier to clean/teak.
  • BroussardBroussard Posts: 363 Solid Baller
    It can come off completely, but It's a PITA to get the it back on because of the plastic washer deals between the two meal brackets. Might want to just unscrew it from the brackets.
    Andre Broussard - Louisiana
  • dabeej20dabeej20 Posts: 15 Baller
    It's a lot easier with 2 people. 2 of us put it back on last night on a '14. Sounds like you just have it down to those circular slide thingys. I'd maybe give it a good wiggle?
  • Jody_SealJody_Seal Posts: 2,434 Mega Baller
    unscrew it from the brackets!
    Hobby Boats can be expensive when the hobbyist is limited on their own skill and expertise.

  • markchilcuttmarkchilcutt Posts: 885 Crazy Baller
    Removed my 14 once! not designed to be easily removed and re installed. Installing it by myself was a PITA with the plastic spacers! I would unscrew the deck from the brackets as already suggested.
    Ski it if you can!!!!
  • RLoganRLogan Posts: 29 Baller
    It's not designed to be removed. Just folded down. You can remove it. I have. But be prepared for a little fiddling getting the spacers back in place as you reinsert the retaining pins.
  • ski603ski603 Posts: 14 Baller
    Thanks all!
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