Quote Originally Posted by zabooda View Post
Can you use a boat (not saying the Moomba) as the floating device, tie down the boat to the lift mechanism, crank the lift all the way down causing the lift to be suspended by the boat, move the boat/lift into position, raise the lift to lower the lift legs to the lake bottom and untie the boat.
We have an old row boat that should do the trick.....that just became my first option -- thanks!!!

Quote Originally Posted by BobP View Post
If you have a really mucky bottom, might be a good idea to submerge some wood pallets at the leg locations, even if they have a big pad. This will make it much easier to take out in the fall.
Our muck is terrible, so I will definitely being do this as well.....thanks for the heads up!