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Forum: Upholstery 05-15-2013, 08:48 AM
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Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Just so you guys know, as you seem to enjoy...

Just so you guys know, as you seem to enjoy bashing my profession and all, I pride my self on being an ethincal lawyer and I do my best to help my clients in every way I can. I also spend a great...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
F.Y.I. I'm trying to work with the dealership...

F.Y.I.

I'm trying to work with the dealership and/or MC for parts or at least advice on how not to let this happen again. Well see what happens......
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I just think that with how competitive the market...

I just think that with how competitive the market is for boats, and how MC's prices keep getting higher every year, the alternative manufacturers like Malibu keep getting better and better looking. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I have been quoted 9 hours for the tranny seal at...

I have been quoted 9 hours for the tranny seal at $95/ hr from the dealership. The skins alone are over 2k.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Also, if you guys notice, the only problems that...

Also, if you guys notice, the only problems that I'm complaining to MC about are the interrior and the tranny. I understand that other stuff breaks and I fixed that stuff myself without asking about...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I'm not so much looking for sympathy as any...

I'm not so much looking for sympathy as any helpful suggestions. For instance, maybe someone knows a good interrior guy who does vinyl work. Or possibly where I can get material cheap. Also, I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
be careful with bleach, it takes the elasticity...

be careful with bleach, it takes the elasticity out of the vinyl.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Oh, and the guy who I bought this boat from had...

Oh, and the guy who I bought this boat from had purchased the boat when it was less than a year old. I believe it was one of those deals where a person with some connection to MC bought it at a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Ok, let me address several things that have...

Ok, let me address several things that have gotten misstated or facts that have gotten twisted:

1) I have a friend that works as a marine engineer for a large boat manufacturer. He has helped me...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 12:12 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
If you guys want to read up on an interesting...

If you guys want to read up on an interesting issue, do some searching on the pinking problem. Its really interesting, as even 3m, bleach, or any other cleaning agent will not prevent the pinking...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
By the way, most people don't know or understand...

By the way, most people don't know or understand the vinyl issue. There were some spots on the boat when I bought it, but the owner thought that they were stains from drinks or something. By the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I brought my friend with me who had previously...

I brought my friend with me who had previously owned the 01 x-star to look at this boat before buying it. We went through the motor, tranny, pulled all the sticks, checked the fluid levels and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
One boat was a one owner boat. The second boat,...

One boat was a one owner boat. The second boat, that had the same problems as mine and was fixed this year, was a 2nd owner boat. Many individuals have had problems with their vinyl pinking on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
The interrior is like 3k for skins and to get it...

The interrior is like 3k for skins and to get it replaced. So we're talking 4k.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Further, don't forget about the vinyl. That is a...

Further, don't forget about the vinyl. That is a problem that MANY people have had, and is also the most costly.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
By the way, its not the tranny that is bad, it is...

By the way, its not the tranny that is bad, it is a $20 seal that went out on all three boats, necessitating 900 dollars of labor to pull the motor and/or tranny. Can't run a tranny if there is no...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:34 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Again, I never mentioned that I was a lawyer...

Again, I never mentioned that I was a lawyer until after I was told absolutely that MC would not help me in any way shape or form.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I have been given no options. I was just told...

I have been given no options. I was just told "NO!"
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Some of you guys must not agree with a basic...

Some of you guys must not agree with a basic point made above:

Isn't MC supposed to be "the best?" I certianly thought so until I bought this boat. While I owned my old Prostar, I preached MC and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Just so you guys know, I was extremely polite on...

Just so you guys know, I was extremely polite on the phone with both the individual I spoke with a Travis, and with the individual at MC. The lady I dealt with at Travis was very nice and I believe...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 10:53 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Man, RobertT, you must be alot calmer of a person...

Man, RobertT, you must be alot calmer of a person or have more money that I do. I believe that I would have gotten upset if a truck I bought had 39k on it and dropped a transmission. But, you know,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
Honesty, I hope a MC rep. sees this thread and...

Honesty, I hope a MC rep. sees this thread and will take the time to explain a few things to me. Ultimately, I haven't said anything that is not the God's honest truth. The deal is that (1) they...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
I should have kept my prostar, as I owned it for...

I should have kept my prostar, as I owned it for 2 years and had ZERO problems with it, however, it was a much older boat. The X-Star had 250 hours on it when I bought it. If MC would have offered...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 26,185
Posted By 02lightning
(1) The vinyl is turning pink. It is not just...

(1) The vinyl is turning pink. It is not just dirty. What happens is that the vinyl used in 01 and 02 was not treated properly to deter microorganisms from getting into the material and staining it....
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