Here’s an interesting anecdote. Diego Tavares (the name was changed to protect her identity), bought a new inflatable boat, called Bombablaster 15 (brand name changed to protect the manufacturer). Diego went to a local exhibition of boats and found an offer of 15 Bombablaster that was too good to reject 50% discount, instant funding, and a 5 year unlimited warranty. The first problem of Diego was pump that included, which was completely inadequate for your boat, so it took him more than half an hour inflate the seat. After contacting the manufacturer, was told that the optional electric pump would cost him other $122.50. Considering that I had no much time to spend inflating the jackpot, Diego decided to buy it. After using your boat by Diego discovered in time, the information provided by the manufacturer on the compact that was the boat was totally incorrect. Though tried him was impossible to replace the boat in its storage bag.
The following discovery of Diego was that, while the manufacturer pointed out that the raft was compatible with up to 10 horsepower engines, engine was outboard of 9 horsepower that possessed, severely decreasing the speed of the boat. And when he added gasoline to the engine, the bow rose water almost on the verge of tipping. Diego eventually solved the problem getting an extension that allowed him to sit at the other end of the boat, making weight with your body, so that it not volteara the engine is used. The truth is that this solution did not work much, because the weight of Diego barely was enough to keep low the bow while accelerating. Despite the many problems, Diego complied with their new boat, and at the end of the first season, stored it with the intention of returning to get to the next. Arriving the next season, however, he pulled out his Bobablaster he tried to re-inflate it, but found that seams had been loaned and the boat simply was no longer operable.
Finally frustrated up to more not being able, Diego shipping a disturbing letter to the manufacturer, demanding the warranty of 5 years to be fulfilled. He waited for a month without receiving a response and decided to call the number of the manufacturer, discovering so that the line had been disconnected and it there was no way to contact him. This is a story that is repeated constantly in different forms throughout the country. The lesson here is that, if you looking to buy a new inflatable boat, it is much better long-term purchasing one of known brand, even if you must pay a little more than other brands. At the end, you will be grateful to have paid a little more for the quality and strength of brand-name products.