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  • Feb 27, 2012
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    22' Duckworth FVSerenity, 2502 Trophy FVHappyHours
    I want to get my twins lowered on the 2502 but I don’t want to have my boat held hostage for weeks waiting for them to get around to it.

    You guys have a recommended shop that does good work and has the capability to schedule work and deliver on time?

    I mean it’s like a 3 hour job why do you want my boat for three weeks!

    You know, schedule me in and do the work?
    Not, it’s a 3 hour job, bring it in on Thursday and it should be ready next month! Wtfo?
     
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    ledbed6b

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    Jun 21, 2010
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    There's several ways to do this, all of them are pretty easy. On my last boat I built a gantry/frame out of lumber, $90 worth of wood is way cheaper than any shop will do it. I've done an F250 using garage rafters and some extra re-enforcing, no issues that way, it was as easy as it gets. I've also rented a forklift for 2 hours once, that was super easy too. On all of them I used a chain hoist for the precise control. Let me know if you need to borrow chain hoists.
     
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    The Peddler

    Living vicariously through others.
    May 28, 2008
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    2400 SeaSport Explorer - "Permanent Waves"
    Auburn Sports will put you in the schedule, as you’re wanting. Since they have limited parking, they prefer to schedule and vs first-in/first out.
     
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    Gooch Larue

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    +1 on Auburn Sports they lowered my twin 250's. plus I could schedule it. Dropped off the day before picked up next afternoon.
     
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    wdlfbio

    Once you go Cat, you never go back
    Sep 15, 2008
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    2021 Allied WildCat 30
    You need a Cornfed and a Hawksfan...
     
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    FINATIC 21

    MAD SALMON
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    Jay
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    I want to get my twins lowered on the 2502 but I don’t want to have my boat held hostage for weeks waiting for them to get around to it.

    You guys have a recommended shop that does good work and has the capability to schedule work and deliver on time?

    I mean it’s like a 3 hour job why do you want my boat for three weeks!

    You know, schedule me in and do the work?
    Not, it’s a 3 hour job, bring it in on Thursday and it should be ready next month! Wtfo?


    I have a chain hoist ready to go, right on front of my shop on slab, your more than welcome to use it anytime and I'll give ya a hand . All tools needed on site as well as 3m 4200 and 5200 tubes in the fridge.

    Just sayin ..
     
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    FVSerenity

    Tuna Boss FV HappyHours
  • Feb 27, 2012
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    I have a chain hoist ready to go, right on front of my shop on slab, your more than welcome to use it anytime and I'll give ya a hand . All tools needed on site as well as 3m 4200 and 5200 tubes in the fridge.

    Just sayin ..
    Sounds like you are well set up:). Thanks for the offer brother:)
     
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    Genie Aye

    FISH BOSS
  • Sep 25, 2008
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    Cap't Paul
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    V-20 Wellcraft w/200 G2
    Two people and a engine lift, 2 hours with beer breaks in between, only 8 bolts....camoon
     
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    South Sounder

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    I have a chain hoist ready to go, right on front of my shop on slab, your more than welcome to use it anytime and I'll give ya a hand . All tools needed on site as well as 3m 4200 and 5200 tubes in the fridge.

    Just sayin ..
    That dosent sound like something you should pass up. Probablly show up with something in a purple bag or blue ribbon and consider yourself happy. Itd be worth the drive!
     
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    FVSerenity

    Tuna Boss FV HappyHours
  • Feb 27, 2012
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    I’m old and tired, my back hurts just sitting in my truck, lol, I’m just going to pay someone to do it.
    I made an appt at Auburn s&m

    It might be different if they were all installed from the back of the transom but somebody installed two from the back and two from the front of the transom. Maybe I should have them turned around??
     
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    FVSerenity

    Tuna Boss FV HappyHours
  • Feb 27, 2012
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    Auburn sports and marine:)

    Dropped it off in the morning and picked it up in the afternoon!

    Yay!!

    Put in the autopilot, window defoggers, steering wheel knob, moved the spotlight back so it doesn't flood the front of the boat so brightly and a support for the front of the bed so it doesn't pop up when you sit on it!

    Winter punchlist! Check!!

    Let’s go FISHIN!!!!
     
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    FVSerenity

    Tuna Boss FV HappyHours
  • Feb 27, 2012
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    Wow epic turn around time. I would have figured a month or two.
    I know, the other shop I talked to literally said, it’s a 3 hour job you can pick it up in 3 weeks, I was like wtf? Then I realized that’s why they have a parking lot full of boats.
     
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    TonyG

    I Post A Lot But I Can't Edit This
  • Nov 19, 2010
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    Oops, somewhat misleading, I did all the work except they lowered the motors, lol

    I spent all winter working down my punchlist, ha ha
    Good clarification. But +1 to those folks if you endorse the work.
     
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    FVSerenity

    Tuna Boss FV HappyHours
  • Feb 27, 2012
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    Good clarification. But +1 to those folks if you endorse the work.
    The work looks good, they replaced the access hatches after calling me first, then when I was picking it up the guy that did the work came out to talk about, he was obviously proud of it.
    :)
     
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