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Old 07-24-2007, 09:08 PM
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Shoulda let'er jump! There's more fish in the sea
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Old 07-24-2007, 09:41 PM
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Mike, I had the same hole wore in my back as you, just a little lower. Maybe because I'm taller. But, it was a fun ride!

And a little drive damage from the morning run to MC.
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With 93 boats at an event, there are bound to be some mishaps and allot of exaggerations. The good news is that everyone had a great time and are coming back on July 19 & 20, 2008.
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46 SKATER BROKE DOWN BEFORE FIRST CARD STOP,
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We were actually a couple minutes out from the second card stop when the main shaft in a three stage water pump split in half. Still had water to the chiller and exhuast but not to the motor. We had a short easy idle back to the harbor. Still ahead of most of the boats. No other damage.

Miccosukee had some major issues. The rear deck was split (white and fuzzy)from the starboard rear corner where the hatch meets the deck down to the top rear corner of the transom. It was ramped out and left the lot. It may also have had a stringer issue in the forward section of the starboard engine compartment. Even Reggie was peering down there for a while. This pic does NOT exhibit the damage. They were obviously smart enough to realize something was wrong, we were coming up on them about 1/2 wayt to the first card stop and they turned around and headed back to the pits.
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Old 07-25-2007, 09:12 AM
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Boyne Thunder Damage Report!

Someone broke a nail when they fell because they had fallen asleep water skiing to Beaver Island. We superglued it back on, he popped right back up and everyone breathed a big sigh of releif!
Mark, if you want to have smooth water next year schedule it a week apart from Boyne so I can make the run and the city will reflect on the water as we drive by.

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Old 07-25-2007, 10:13 AM
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There were about 5 or 6 last min. entries including The Factory Billet at Boyne Thunder. Ian and I were the second card boat for the run and NOT one OL made it to the stop We were not sure what happened, I believe some had trouble and did not make it out on time for the start, we were all dissapointed because we hardly got to see them run. Lake MI in Northern MI was pretty flat.

OK, Now, what happened there??? Flat water, the whole OL fleet, and "NOT one OL made it to the stop" ???
Sounds like there was way more damage there, with just one group than the whole Chicago run.

Sounds like there should be a thread started on the BT/OL damage report.
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Frank you had me confused, for a second reading your post I thought you were at the card stop with Ian

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Boyne Thunder Damage Report!

Hey Frank

The next time you have a wacko broad that wants to jump out of your boat I'd like to ride along!

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I got a few water spots on the sides of my rig....
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I got a few water spots on the sides of my rig....
Thought you were ABOVE the water most of the day Brandon?
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