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Old 02-22-2005, 12:19 PM
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I'm in the market for a 10,000 lb lift, and it seems that Poly Lift owns the market. Are there others of equal quality, for less money? $6500 is a lot of money for what you get. There's gotta be a business opportunity there!
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Old 02-22-2005, 01:04 PM
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i thought the same thing till i looked around and compared them all.. ended up buying the 6 arm poly lift with the remote first mate controller...
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Anything cheaper, will be just that, cheaper. I agree and don't see the $$ in them, but that's the going rate. You will not want to skimp on a cheap lift for use on LOTO. Rough water will send a cheap lift to the scrap pile.
I spent many months shopping for my 10k lift. Most all quality lifts are identicle, as far as the steel. The bigggest difference I found was in the tanks. Poly-Lift, Galva-Lift, Hydro Hoist. All great quality lifts. I met and talked with the Poly guy and walked thru his shop while searching. Super nice and helpful. He met the wife and I at his shop on a Sun after 8pm in Feb as we were on our way home from OK after just picking up the new boat. Ended up buying my 10k # from Galv as they are just 1 hr away from home and I did the assemble and install myself. Saved some $$$ going that route.
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Polylift at LOTO, especially if your boat will be exposed to rough water.

We have a Galva too, seems very well built...
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Old 02-22-2005, 06:12 PM
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Check into Fibersteel too... Heard good things about them in rough water and priced cheap, but have never owned one.
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I Am At The 21 Mm Right Off Of The Main Channel Had A 14000 Lb Galva With Steel Tanks, Good Lift. Traded For A New Titan 18000 Lb With Poly Tanks 2 Years Ago Love It. Call The Boat Lift Center Ask For Dave. 1-800-386-4999. Great Rough Water Lift For A Fair Price. I Wanted A Bunch Of Little Things Done Extra On My Lift And Dave Was Great To Work With. Tell Him Jeff Marnin Sent You. Good Luck.
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I've got a fiber steel. Other then needing to change the lock nuts out to nylon inserts I havent had any problems with mine. Starting year 3 with it.
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