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Old 04-18-2022, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ICDEDPPL View Post
Took the jet boat out for a spin.
It`s strange going 40mph at 6000rpm and 50mph at almost 7800rpm, should be fun little turd , not going to get anywhere fast that`s for sure lol





A few years back when my outdrive was being rebuilt by AADS in the middle of the summer some friends of ours on our dock gave us the keys to their 21í Yamaha jet boat with twins since they were up in MI most of that summer. They are fun little turds to drive! Just have to get used to the engine noise since they run so high RPM all the time. Would consider one for our local lake if I ever sell out at LOTO.
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Old 04-28-2022, 06:14 PM
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Spent almost 2 weeks in Gulf Shores .
Ran the crap out the boat exploring in Perdido and Orange beach.
Cost me like $50 in gas a day . Boat handles the waves and wakes great , I was very surprised! Never got swamped once and we hit some big wakes and swells.
Jet drive is perfect for an idiot like me that doesn`t know the area and the fact that there`s sandbars and shallow spots all over and you can never tell where . If I had a propped boat I would have killed many props.Not used to that at all. Lake Michigan there`s no such thing. 10' from shore it`s deep forever.
Running the gulf the kids had a blast riding up and down the swells , smiles the whole time. My son would take over driving and I could relax . Bimini top is great for shade .
I opened the hatch maybe a few times. starts everytime, run it wot forever it doesn`t care . No gauges to watch, just a depth and rpm gauge.
Docking is a bit of a pain , there`s hardly any reverse and it turns extra slow.
Now I want a 25' and I wanna move out of Illinois. Start an HVAC business down there or buy one.
















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Old 04-28-2022, 06:21 PM
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I really wanted to test drive this bad boy






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Old 04-28-2022, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by ICDEDPPL View Post
I really wanted to test drive this bad boy





I thought you did. Thatís how you ended up with 2 kids!!!
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Old 04-28-2022, 07:07 PM
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That whole area is amazing. We try and make it every August when school starts and the crowds thin out. Gulf to Pensacola is the best. Food and endless beaches. Fort Pickens in Pensacola is my favorite place to beach the boat. Where did you stay?
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Originally Posted by Eddienel View Post
. Fort Pickens in Pensacola is my favorite place to beach the boat. Where did you stay?
I thought you did. Thatís how you ended up with 2 kids!!!
LOL , I set myself up for that

I got a condo with a launch at Lagoon Run but it turns out we ended up going to Orange beach launches because the Lagoon got boring real fast plus again shallow.









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Old 04-28-2022, 07:29 PM
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Yep I know where your at. We always stay on the Orange side next to the Flora Bama. Bela Luna I think is the place. They have boat slips but damn itís hard to find a place to park your trailer.
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Wow...that place looks amazing!
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Wow...that place looks amazing!
Kreed we use to always do the gulf side beaches and most of the time the waves and jelly fish wouldnít let you really enjoy it. Now we do the bay side and bring the boat and have endless beaches to hangout at. You want peace and quiet or wet t shirt contests at the florabama. Itís whatever blows your hair back.
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Old 04-29-2022, 10:35 AM
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Would be easy to set up shop down here. Construction absolutely booming.
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