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Old 10-06-2007, 06:57 PM
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Well, as of today, I am now boatless...The Donzi was delivered to it's new owner, who has "big plans" for it (lots of HP).... I can't wait to see it when he gets it done.
So, I get home, & realize...the shop is empty, no boat...First time in over 10 years that I've been without a boat. Then I start thinking, what's wrong with being boatless during the winter???? I thought of several good things....

1. NO BOAT PAYMENT!!!
2. I can throw away that insurance renewal notice.
3. No winter maintenance
4. No worry prepping the boat for a hard freeze....oh wait, it doesn't get cold in the South , yeah right!!!
5. I will have more time to surf the OSO Classifieds.

Ok, so I could only come up with 5 really good things...LOL....I do have a "winter project" though. I have to make the shop bigger to make room for the 32 Thunder, that will be there in the Spring
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Guess you won't be needing that 540 Bowtie now?

It's cool bro...Good luck with the new boat when it comes.


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Old 10-06-2007, 09:56 PM
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Guess you won't be needing that 540 Bowtie now?

It's cool bro...Good luck with the new boat when it comes.


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I'm spreading the word about your 540....It's the off season, I'm sure you'll sell it.
You'll have to take a run over this way when ya get your boat.
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Old 10-06-2007, 09:59 PM
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Winter?
....I know, I grew up in the Tampa area....below 70, break out the heaters.....LOL
It really isn't too bad here, I test Navy boats thru-out the year, I have been on the water when the temp was in the teens....That really makes for a looooong day.
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Winter?
That's what I was thinking...
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Nothing! Winter is the best boating season in Florida!
Congrats on the sale.
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Not too bad here either...no knuckleheads on the water

Dam ramp gets a little slippery when the ice forms
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Old 10-12-2007, 11:01 AM
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Not too bad here either...no knuckleheads on the water

Dam ramp gets a little slippery when the ice forms
You don't need one of these???

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You don't need one of these???
Familiar site for Cleveland unfortunately.
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