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Old 07-05-2006, 04:34 PM
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My my, how easily we forget.

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Some funnychit,But this is just a question.If Skater can take a
brand new hull cut it in half widen it,lower the deck and go race whats the problem with repairing this at the factory?Also
the damage is way above the water line.I know this will start some kind of pizzing contest but I'm just wondering myself.
People think nothing of getting a brand new car that cost 50-60K with 40K in damage repair and drive it like no tomorrow.
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Some funnychit,But this is just a question.If Skater can take a
brand new hull cut it in half widen it,lower the deck and go race whats the problem with repairing this at the factory?Also
the damage is way above the water line.I know this will start some kind of pizzing contest but I'm just wondering myself.
People think nothing of getting a brand new car that cost 50-60K with 40K in damage repair and drive it like no tomorrow.
car won't sink
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Old 07-05-2006, 05:48 PM
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My my, how easily we forget.
Yea, but the Cig took a few trees out before it was stopped!!
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LMAO
Well, at least not performing it's intended purpose.

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That's Crocodile Dundees' Cigarette
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Old 07-05-2006, 08:31 PM
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When I talked to the guy last year, he had it in his possesion and was going to do the work himself.

I would imagine the boat was sent to the factory by the insurance company to get an evaluation...

They must of sold it to him afterward to offset the costs of the claim, he mentioned he had to bid on it in an auction.

I did not post this to slam any manufacturer I just posted this as information to people here on the site.
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If the price is right someone will buy it... You know these fountain guys are all about price...
and us cig owners are all about price we like to over pay!
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From one of the threads covering the accident back in April 2004...

http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=77146


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Boat ride ends in timber
By Charmaine Smith
Independent-Mail
April 16, 2004
Anderson resident John Montgomery had his new boat on Hartwell
Lake Thursday afternoon when things took an unexpected turn.
The 42-foot speedboat ended its journey in a grove of trees
with its stern on the ground and its keel split down the
middle by a tree that cut through the bottom of the boat.
Mr. Montgomery made a turn in the boat that caught him and his
passenger off guard as they traveled near the Asbury Park boat
ramp off Centerville Road. The sudden turn threw Mr.
Montgomery and his passenger into the lake.
But the boat kept going, state Department of Natural Resources
spokesman Lt. Robert McCullough said.
"The boat just shot up on the bank," he said. "The tree cut it
down to the windshield. It almost cut the boat in half."
No one was seriously injured, the wildlife officer said. He
said Mr. Montgomery was issued a ticket for negligent
operations.
Lt. McCullough said Mr. Montgomery had the boat about five
days and still was trying to learn how to use it. The boat’s
kill switch, which should be hooked up upon launch, was not
turned on that afternoon. If on, the switch would have cut off
the boat’s motor when its passengers were thrown out.
Charmaine Smith can be reached at (864) 260-1269 or by e-mail
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Is that one of those cat killers? Must be trying to get a cat out of the tree.
What did the Cat look like ?
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