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Old 08-27-2003, 11:11 AM
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Unhappy A Must Read For Skipper Bud's Northpont Customers

I HEAR THERE IS A MAJOR MECHANICAL PROBLEM WITH THE FORKLIFT AT SKIPPERS IN NOPRTHPOINT, WINTHROP HARBOR,ILLINOIS. FOR THOSE ON THE RACK CALL FIRST. IT IS A BIG ENOUGH PROBLEM THAT I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY "HOPE" TO HAVE IT FIXED FOR THIS WEEKEND. KEEP YOUR FINGERS CROSSED. NO BOATING ON LABOR DAY.

HARD ENOUGH TO KEEP THE BOAT RUNNING.
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oh man! thats gonna ruffle allot of feathers there!!! If i was them i'd have a guy on a plane from the factory on his way down right now!!!
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I wonder if it was a noise violation???
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oh man! thats gonna ruffle allot of feathers there!!! If i was them i'd have a guy on a plane from the factory on his way down right now!!!
The service people for the Forklift co. were there untill mid-night. So far "A" for effort "F" for results.

They could call "Avis Rent a 17,000 lbs Forklift."

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I guess they need to get one of the porters to drive the other forklift down from Racine! LOL
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In case you were wondering about those marina forklifts, most are made by Wiggins Lift company. They're called Marina Bulls and come in several different sizes including the W520M2; this puppy can put a 42' Searay Sundancer up on the second rack, according to their website!

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Just a dumb question from a guy thsts never seen forklifts used to move boats. Do they actually put the boat in the water with the fork lift, or just use it on the racks?
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The forklift picks the boat out of the water and moves it to a rack typically indoors.
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