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Old 07-22-2011, 05:13 PM
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Angry Heads-up on Viking boat lift / Viking Marine International

Hi, if any MasterCraft owners are considering buying a Viking boat lift (www.vikingboatlift.com), be aware that unfortunately we, and others, have had a very poor experience with this company.

It has been nearly 15 months, since Viking Marine International received our US$4000 deposit, for a boat lift they promised to deliver and install in "4 to 6 weeks".

As of July 22 2011 we still don't have a boat lift.

We have send demands for our money back, but have not received that either.

See the full story here - http://myvikingboatliftexperience.blogspot.com

We hope this helps folks make informed buying decisions.

Safe boating! Keith
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Old 07-22-2011, 07:56 PM
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Sorry to have this bring you to Team Talk Keith, but welcome just the same.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:45 PM
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Thanks! Just giving fellow boaters a heads-up, to prevent them ending up in the same predicament...
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Old 07-22-2011, 10:14 PM
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Any place that rips off a design is a little shady to begin with...

http://www.leisureboatlift.com/
http://www.leisureboatlift.com/prod01.htm
"And just a reminder, Leisure Boat Lift has also been copied (without license) in Ontario since 2001."

Sorry to hear about your luck.
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Old 07-22-2011, 10:19 PM
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Just read through the whole blog. You have been much more patient that I could ever be. Good luck.
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Tandem Axle Wheel & Tire Package $629
4 Matte Black T08 14x6 wheels, 4 ST205/75R14 Kenda Loadstar tires

Single Axle Wheel & Tire Package $379
2 Matte Black T08 14x6 wheels, 2 ST215/75R14 Kenda Loadstar tires
MOUNT, BALANCE & FREE SHIPPING INCLUDED IN BOTH PACKAGES



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LED lights, Hubs, Spare Tire Carriers, Chrome & Powder Coated Lug Nuts - Red, Blue & Black


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Old 07-22-2011, 10:32 PM
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Just realized you're in Texas... not so close to Hamilton.

Hope you get your money back. When you do, give Doug a call at Leisure Boat Lift (link above), he should be able to help you out with a lift.
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:18 PM
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Happy New Year folks!

To recap - in April 2010 we paid Viking Marine $4000 US as a deposit for a boat lift. Here we are nearly 3 years later sans the lift or money....

Just wanted to let you know that the Canadian Government just laid charges against Viking Marine International - full details on my blog at http://myvikingboatliftexperience.blogspot.com

Safe boating all!

Last edited by keithf; 02-19-2013 at 09:06 PM.
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:51 AM
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If I were you and Canada was not so far away, I would attend the trial.

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Old 01-03-2013, 11:03 AM
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Unbelievable. Keep us posted.
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Tandem Axle Wheel & Tire Package $629
4 Matte Black T08 14x6 wheels, 4 ST205/75R14 Kenda Loadstar tires

Single Axle Wheel & Tire Package $379
2 Matte Black T08 14x6 wheels, 2 ST215/75R14 Kenda Loadstar tires
MOUNT, BALANCE & FREE SHIPPING INCLUDED IN BOTH PACKAGES



CARB REBUILDING - FAST TURN-AROUND. $100 +PARTS
LED lights, Hubs, Spare Tire Carriers, Chrome & Powder Coated Lug Nuts - Red, Blue & Black


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