The Patented Fish Fighter™ Downrigger Weight (US D866, 706 S) was designed for the angler who is looking for the greatest advantage that they can gain when pursuing big fish. We designed our downrigger weights with our FFP Variable Weight System. It is very simple to adjust this weight from 1 to 10lbs. Being able to vary the weight is just like being able to choose which size fishing rod you use. When fishing in a big river with big currents — and if you’re trolling big baits — you may want to use a large downrigger weight. When you’re trolling for spring crappie in a calm lake with small lures, you may want to run a lightweight downrigger weight.
With our Patented FFP Variable Weight System®, the more weight plates that you remove, the thinner the weight gets, and the less blow-back you get on the downrigger cable. That’s the beauty of our FFP Variable Weight System — You get to choose the exact weight for your situation. Not only can you vary the weight, but you can also decide if you want to leave the stainless side plate on and give the downrigger weight some flash, or you can remove it and have no flash on the weight. We also designed (2) styles of rudders that are included with each downrigger weight. You can choose to run the straight rudder so the weight will track in line with your downrigger cable, or you can run our 10deg angled rudder. Our 10deg angled rudder will cause the weight to run out from the side of the boat. Being able to run your gear out from the boat is important when trolling shallow and you want to keep your gear out of the prop wash, so you don’t spook fish. Another big advantage to using our angled rudders is that your weight and cable will swing wide of the boat during tight turns. With (3) connection points on the rudder, you can choose exactly where you want your gear to run. Our rudder is the perfect place to add flashers directly to the weight. With Fish Fighter™ Downrigger Weights, you get to make all the choices. This is a true innovation and revolution in trolling technology. Not only does our downrigger weight have adjustable features, we also made it from steel so it would be much better for our environment than using traditional lead weights. You can also custom paint your plates to attract whatever fish you’re after!
Limitation on Warranty
Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) warrants to the original purchaser that each new Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) product will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months from date of purchase. The purchaser must promptly notify FFP in writing of any failure in material or workmanship. In no event shall FFP accept such notification later than twelve (12) months from the date placed in service.
FFP’s obligation under this warranty, statutory or otherwise, is limited to the repair or replacement at the FFP factory, or at a point designated by IP, of such part or parts as shall appear upon inspection by FFP to be defective in material or workmanship. In no event shall FFP accept such notification later than twelve (12) months from date of purchase. This warranty is not transferable.
Except as expressly set forth in this warranty, FFP makes no other warranty, express or implied, and hereby disclaims all other warranties including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. FFP shall in no event be liable for claimed downtime, claimed loss of profits or goodwill, or any other special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages concerning or relating to any product or parts, whether based on negligence, strict liability, breach of contract, breach of warranty, misrepresentation, or any other legal theory, regardless of whether the loss resulted from any general or particular requirement which FFP knew or had reason to know about at the time of sale.
FFP makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the finished products manufactured or supplied by another manufacturer and supplied by FFP to the purchaser, including, but not limited to, any item to which an FFP product may be affixed or any accessories, and FFP expressly disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose as to such equipment or products. This language shall in no way affect or diminish the rights of the purchaser to rely on such warranties as are extended by such manufacturers or supplies. FFP shall, to the extent permitted under applicable law, pass on to the purchaser such manufacturer’s or seller’s warranty.
FFP, whose policy is one of continuous improvement, reserves the right to improve its products through changes in design or materials as it may deem desirable without being obligated to incorporate such changes in products previously sold.
This warranty is not intended to cover or include the following items, which are set forth by way of example and not limitation:
A. Normal deterioration of trim, paint, lettering, appearance of items due to wear or exposure to weather, etc.
B. Any damage or defect due to accident, misuse, abuse, operation exceeding rated loads, Improper or unauthorized repairs, failure to provide reasonable and necessary maintenance, or uses of which the equipment was not designed or intended.
C. Alterations or modifications that affect performance, operations, or reliability.
It is expressly understood that FFP makes no implied or express warranty that FFP manufactured goods shall be fit for the purpose of lifting or moving people or for any other improper use. Field modification of this unit without the advice and written consent of the FFP Engineering Department will void all warranties and any guarantees pertaining to both purchased components used in the manufacture of this unit, as well as structurally fabricated parts supplied by FFP. Use of other than factory or factory authorized parts will render the warranty void.
All Products carrying the Fish Fighter™ Products name. (All other products purchased from other manufacturers are limited to that manufacturer’s warranty.)
Notice to Owner or User
It is the responsibility of the owner or user to go to www.fishfighterproducts.com to register your FFP product. Users should also read and understand all operations manuals pertaining to the product purchased. By submitting the information within 15 days of your purchase, your warranty will be validated, ensuring that your equipment will be protected subject to the terms and conditions set out herein. In the event we need to contact you concerning your registered equipment, Product Updates, Service Bulletins, or Product Recalls, the information you have provided on the product registration form will ensure your immediate notification. Do your part and let us help you by filling out your product registration form. User should also consult with all current Coast Guard rules and recommendations regarding safe boating and anchoring.
Due to variances in mounting surfaces, FFP cannot provide explicit mounting requirements for every mounting option. These instructions are to serve only as a guideline. Final installation requirements are left to the discretion of a qualified installer.
Assumption of Risk
FFP is a manufacturer of fishing equipment and using fishing equipment as well as boats and boating equipment is by nature inherently dangerous. As a consequence, operators assume the risk of serious injury or death. FFP products are only intended to be used solely by operators who have the requisite training and experience who understand the proper use of the product.
FFP requires that each operator inspects products for any signs of paint cracking, metal fatigue or premature wear. Do not take chances with your life or other people’s lives. Make sure all items are secured and in safe working order. Remove from service immediately if repairs are needed. Do not take chances.
Paint, Powder Coated and Polished Finishes:
The FFP warranty does not cover coatings or finishes, of powder coated products, galvanized products, zinc plated products, bare aluminum products, polished or non-polished stainless steel products or finishes. This includes, but is not limited to, scratches, peeling, chipping, hazing, dulling of finish or surface.
The operator must verify that all hardware is secure and tight. This includes, but is not limited to, mounting hardware and retaining systems. It is the operator’s responsibility to make sure that all items are in good working order. It is the installer’s responsibility to ensure mounts are secure.
Mix and Matching of different Manufacturer’s Products
Only use Fish Fighter™ Products brand items with Fish Fighter™ Products when applicable. Only use Fish Fighter™ Products brand replacement parts for Fish Fighter™ Products brand products. Failure to do so may result in voiding any applicable warranty and serious bodily injury or death.
FFP 100% Money Back Guarantee:
The FFP 100% Money back guarantee pertains to any Fish Fighter™ Product Branded product purchased online directly from Fish Fighter™ Products. If you are not 100% satisfied with the product for any reason, just return the product back to FFP and FFP will refund 100% of the purchase price of the product. In order to receive a refund for a product return, FFP must be notified in writing or via email within 30 days of product purchase that the user wishes to return the product. In order for a product to qualify for the 100% money-back guarantee, a claim must be filed within 30 days of purchase date. Once the product is returned to FFP, FFP will send a check to the user to cover the initial product cost less freight charges if any. This offer does not include freight or transportation cost (See Return Policy). It is the responsibility of the purchaser to pay all freight charges. In no way will FFP be responsible to refund freight cost to the end-user. If FFP determines that the product was blatantly destroyed or damaged due to negligence of the purchaser, this refund offer will be null and void. This warranty does not obligate FFP to bear the cost of labor or transportation charges in connection with the repair or replacement of any parts found to be defective, nor shall it apply to a product upon which repairs or alterations have been made unless authorized by FFP.
The Purchaser, when returning a Product, must follow the following steps:
1. The Purchaser must have proof of purchase of any damaged Product. The Purchaser must obtain from Fish Fighter™ Products a Returned Merchandise Authorization (RMA) will be given along with the correct address where to ship the damaged product.
2. The Purchaser must pay all shipping costs to deliver the damaged Products to FFP and must send the damaged Product along with the RMA and proof of purchase together.
3. Upon receipt of damaged Product, FFP will determine whether the damaged Product is covered under the Limited Warranty. If it is, FFP will repair or replace the Product. If the Product is replaced, the Product that is originally returned by the Purchaser shall become the exclusive property of FFP. If the returned Product is not covered under the Limited Warranty, FFP will notify the Purchaser before taking any further action with regard to repair or replacement, which would be at the Purchaser’s cost.
4. The customer is responsible to pay shipping charges to FFP for product inspection. FFP will pay return freight if the product is found to be under warranty using UPS Ground or equivalent.
5. If a customer would like to have their product returned overnight or via rapid freight methods, FFP will give customers the option to pay for rapid freight options.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) total liability for any and all losses and damages arising out of any cause whatsoever shall in no event exceed the purchase price of the products or parts in respect of which such cause arises, whether such cause be based on theories of contract, negligence, strict liability, tort or otherwise. Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) shall not be liable for incidental, consequential or punitive damages or other losses. Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) shall not be liable for, and consumer assumes liability for, all personal injury and property damage connected with the handling, transportation, possession, installation, other use or resale of the product, whether used alone or in combination with any other product or material. If Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) furnishes technical advice to consumer, whether or not at consumer’s request, with respect to installation, application, or use of the product and/or its related parts, Inventive LLC dba Fish Fighter™ Products (FFP) shall not be liable for such technical advice and buyer assumes all risks of such advice and the results there of. NOTE: Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions, wholly or partially, may not apply. The portions of this limited warranty and limitation of liability shall be considered severable and all portions that are not disallowed by applicable law shall remain in full force and effect.
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