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I bought a training boat!!

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  1. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Well about 2 weeks ago I did, it's a 2003 Bayliner withn 40 hours on it. Defiantly not my first choice, but the price was right (paid cash) and I feel it's a good enough boat to see if the family gets into it.
     

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  2. douglas

    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

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    bayliners ar usually not too expensive, 18 ft?

    I used to have a Seaswirl thats very similar looking to yours, except it was an outboard
     
  3. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Dude. Are you going to keep that thing docked somewhere? Because you have NO room for it outside your house. :p
     
  4. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    20 footer, and it stays at my in-laws, they went in on it with me.
     
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    OGRipper Turbo Monkey

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    That is pretty sweet Brian congrats. I rented something very similar to that at Tahoe a couple weeks ago, it was my first time in a boat out on the lake and it was way fun. Enjoy.
     
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    jacksonpt Turbo Monkey

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    Nice - looks a lot like ours, yours is just newer.
     
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    TreeSaw Mama Monkey

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    Nice :thumb: I hope you and your family enjoy it!!!
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    Need to get yourself a captain's hat. Or one of those cool 19th century captain hat. That would pimpin'.
     
  9. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    boat
    Pronunciation: 'bOt
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Middle English boot, from Old English bAt; akin to Old Norse beit boat


    1: a hole in the water into which man pours money
     
  10. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    so don't complain about the cost of million dollar bay-area housing. :oink: :nopity: :D
     
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    Velocity Girl whack-a-mole

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    Congrats on the new toy!!! One of my good buddies heads up the Naval Arch department over there.....he's got one tough job some days let me tell you....spending all day out on the water testing different hulls and engine configurations....wait....why did I switch industries again??

    They really are the best bang for the buck in the industry though....other companies just don't pump out the volume they do to be able to price 'em as cheap.

    Got the water skis yet?
     
  12. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    The surest way never to have to visit a lake ever again is to buy a boat!!!
     
  13. DVNT

    DVNT Turbo Monkey

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    What are you gonna name it?


    I say name her the Angry Pirate :D
     
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    luken8r Monkey

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    my dad is getting into the boat restoration thing. he recently bought some early 80s late 70s boat which is aboot 20-22 feet for a couple grand. he was telling me that other than the engine and new electronics its virtually the same thing that they are selling now (dont know the name of the manu) he went out and bought a new engine which puts out more power than said new boat and is rewiring it with new electronics/electrical/nav stuff. Old boat $2k + couple hundy in work > new boat for $48k
     
  15. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    I'm looking for a wakeboard, however it came with some tubes, vests, ropes for the kids, and I still have my old kneeboard from many years ago.
     
  16. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    We were in Tahoe all last week, and had it up there :thumb:
     
  17. Acadian

    Acadian Born Again Newbie

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    you had it up on rocks yeah :devil:

    You might need to upgrade to Avalance dampers to plow over those rocks ;)
     
  18. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Bastard :mumble: :D
     
  19. OGRipper

    OGRipper Turbo Monkey

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    Haha, nice. Funny thing, I put my rental into the sand near the Tahoe Keys marina. I swear I was inside the buoys... :eek: ...but it was all ok. I'm actually a decent boat driver. Man it's fun launching wakes and scaring your friends with tight turns...