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Old 03-16-2006, 04:59 PM
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Its actually Pine Lake in Laporte Indiana..
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Back in high school an old buddy was saying how he saw one at a marina he worked at with twin 502's in it, with the swim platform submerged because of the weight...I didn't believe him then (and still don't). But I remember them having a ballast system as well, wasn't too sure how it worked. But again, the beak factor still makes it a small boat!
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Its actually Pine Lake in Laporte Indiana..
What I live about 1 block from Stone Lake! Who are you are probably know you?
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I live in the new town houses across the street from T-bird bowling alley.. Im originally from Chicago so chances are you dont know me. Do you boat on Pine Lake at all ?
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I live in the new town houses across the street from T-bird bowling alley.. Im originally from Chicago so chances are you dont know me. Do you boat on Pine Lake at all ?
No boating on Pine lake for me. Did you live on Pennsylvania ave. for a short stint of time.
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Just because it's a 22* deadrise and a sit down boat doesn't mean it won't do well in some decent sized chop.

It's a nice looking boat!
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I owned a 1994 with a 502 MPI and a Bravo One for 3 years. Great lake boat!!! Super Fun. Wish I still had mine for tooling around. Sit down boat and real quick and fast. mine went 79.8 GPS with a labbed 25 three blade. I drove it hard and fast and never had one issue with drive or motor. It IS a single stepped hull. I used it on an inland lake in TN with a max of 2 footers and one time on Lake Ontario. It is NOT a good Great Lake boat but the ballast tank makes a HUGE difference when running in rougher water. You will have a blast with it. The accelleration is awesome for a 502.
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The transom does sit very low in these. Pretty cool little boats though. I think a member has one on Lake George in NY. I forget who though.....
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Im on a 700 acre inland lake in NW Indiana that see's 6" chop at best.. It will probably never see the waves of Lake Michigan

700 acre!!!! that is a puddle!!! ... you do mean 7000 right?
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No boating on Pine lake for me. Did you live on Pennsylvania ave. for a short stint of time.
Yes I did as a matter a fact.. 906 pennsylvaina ave was my old address
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