Liability... someone fucks up their own install, and suddenly you make an inferior product.
Heaven forbid there is a wreck! Even if your hull is solid and proven, you will be in court defending yourself over a botched customers install. At least if it is in house, you know it was done right!
I have the molds for these. Bottom is the same, 2 different decks.
Grey and Blue boat are the New Deck
Red one is the older "Hallett F2" deck. (note this is a Hallett Built Boat, I haven't pulled a deck from that mold) It is now at WOT Marine. 28 Skater also has/had a Yellow one
I mentored for a FIRST Robotics team, that had a bunch of Engineers also mentoring. Had one ask a kid to drill a pair 1.5" holes in some 1/8" aluminum stock (drill press, and holesaw) and gave him measurements to the .001 :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
I had said engineer try it;). He...