Fixed Price 5200 Bottom Program


Snake Mountain Boatworks’ Fixed Price True 5200 Bottom Program includes the following Core Services.

Services (Includes all labor and materials) 

  • Replace the entire inner bottom sheathing and unsavable outer bottom planks, as well as the intermediate frames – battens – as needed 
  • Secure the inner sheathing to the bottom and chine framing using 3M 5200 and silicon bronze wood screws
  • Apply 3M 5200 between the inner sheathing and outer planks and at all joints
  • Remove chine and bottom transom planks; reattach bedded in 5200
  • Fasten all sheathing and planking using silicon bronze screws 
  • Seal all wood with Smith’s Clear Penetrating Epoxy Sealer (CPES)
  • Paint bilge with correct oil-based bilge paint
  • Prime bottom with five coats of Interlux 2000E Barrier Coat and painted with the correct color bottom paint


  • Core Services 
    • Plywood (3/16”) inner skin followed by 3/8” exterior traditional planking – $1,250 per lineal foot LOA; includes all labor and materials; or 
    • Double plywood application – 3/16” interior and 3/8” exterior skin – $950 per lineal foot LOA; includes all labor and materials
  • Additional Services
    • Half frames as needed – $375 each 
    • Full framers as needed — $550 each 
    • Chines as needed – $1,400 each
    • Chine and bottom transom plank as needed — $375 each
    • Keel as needed: – $1,900
    • Bilge stringers as needed – $1,400 each
    • Gripe & stem, as needed – $1,400 
  • Additional services – varnishing, painting, deck seam work, etc. – billed on a time and materials basis 


  • True 5200 Bottom
    • Fifty percent of Core Services cost ($1,150 x LOA or $950 x LOA, depending on chosen configuration) due upon drop-off 
    • Balance due upon completion
  • Additional Service – 25% deposit upon initiation, periodic working capital infusions in response to detailed accounting statements