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"Shippment of my 22'000 pound/37 foot Irwin Sailboat"

shipping from Saint Paris, Ohio Dayton, Ohio for $525.00

7/19/2007
$525.00
Saint Paris, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
40 mi.

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Many years ago, I had my 37' Irwin Sailboat trucked from Florida to Ohio in order to complete many needed upgrades. A good friend of mine allowed me to keep the boat on his farm while I made my upgrades. There it stood on stands for over 15 years, when about a year ago, my friend told me that he was selling the farm the following summer. I decided to buy my own trailer and have it towed approx. 50 miles to a storage facility and a lot closer to my home. It was time to search for trailer. I bought one from a boat transporter up in Port Clinton Ohio, but not knowing anything about trailers, I bought the trailer without too many questions. After all, he was a very likable person but I found out later that he was not the type of person you would want to do business with and that I was a fool to believe anything he said. I located the trailer on e-bay, but like too many e-bay users, I hurried and gave him a positive rating, when I should have waited till I realy got into checking the trailer out and found out how dishonest the seller really was. The trailer suppension was in such poor condition that I couldn't believe that he would risk transporting boats with it. It was obviously he never maintained his equipment. I ended up replacing the entire suspension for approx. $1500.00 and loaded up my boat. All I need to do now was to find someone to tow the trailer for me. I turned to uShip and located Tim Beattie Enterprises. He gave me a fair price and he arrived on time to make the tow. I was very nervious about this move because of my past dealings on the internet, but Tim put me at ease. His equipment was top-notch and he made sure I had made all the correct repairs to the trailer before he towed it. He was very professional, and although my boat was a little shabby looking, he treated it with tender loving hands and renewed my faith in doing business over the internet. It was a very positive experence for me.

- Douglas U.