Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some common questions about our product. If you can't find the answer to your question here, see our frequently asked questions for ShoreStation owners.

This depends on the model number. The first 2 numbers are the capacity in hundreds of pounds.

This depends on the model number. The last 3 numbers are the inches between the posts of entry, prior to the installation of optional load guides.

Left front or right rear on aluminum and right front or left rear on steel.

Approximately 12"-14" plus the draft of the boat.

The standard lift leg can be used in up to 4 ft. The extension leg can be used in up to 6 ft. of water. The deepwater lift models can be used in up to 9 ft. of water.

The threads of the winch drive shaft, winch cable, and drive chain.

It can be done, but it is not cost effective.

When cables start to fray, they should be replaced.

Cable replacement requires special tools and expertise backed up by factory training. Please contact a servicing dealer for this important service that requires OEM parts.

Only a qualified ShoreStation dealer should assemble and install a boat lift; ShoreStation dealers are factory-trained to make sure you are satisfied with your purchase. In addition, if assembled and installed incorrectly, only dealer work will be covered by warranty protection.

Yes, it can be adjusted up or down to the corresponding numbers on both ends of the tube. This will limit the lifting height.

We recommend a muck pad, which is available through your ShoreStation dealer.

ShoreStation uses Diamond Vogel #AG8319 – "Transparent Natural Cedar." It is ShoreStation Part #4040132.