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Old 03-26-2008, 04:00 PM
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Truly a sad day, I have boated all over the country and Lake Martin was my favorite location. Great people and a beautiful lake. This should serve as a warning to all boaters on what can be done with the stroke of the legislative pen.
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Robert, Thank you for your time and money spent on this!! I know you must be discouraged, keep your head up and hang in there!!
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Old 03-26-2008, 05:08 PM
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Have yall considered appealing this decision?? If nothing else it would allow yall another summer on the lake possibly.

Sorry to hear that things did not work out for yall
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Wow, this is a very eye opening experience. I wonder were it will hit next. Thank you for all your time ,hardwork and money in fighting this battle. Sorry it came down to this !

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That really sucks. We are being regulated out of existence.
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Old 03-26-2008, 05:17 PM
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What a crock of chit. Again, people in power that know nothing of boats or boating, paint us all with a broad brush. I would be lying if I said I was surprised that "D" politicians were behind this.
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What a Shame! My hat goes off to all of you....
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Old 03-26-2008, 06:26 PM
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Robert, I appreciate your efforts. I am disgusted by the way politics every where pander to big money special interests.Joe Murray
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Old 03-26-2008, 06:28 PM
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Been on the phone most of the day,trying to find out what it would cost to appeal.It would buy us this season for sure. Just not sure if we can do it,the 6 of us,the plaintiffs,are tapped out. It is a shame that justice in situations like these,depends on how much money you have,or can raise.Alabama Power doesn't have that problem,their expenses are added to our power bill.At this point I am leaning toward folding our tent and admitting we are beaten. I can still sell my Formulas somewhere else,it just sucks that the power company won.Sorry to sound bitter,but after 2 years of fighting,and losing,I am bitter.
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Robert, I also appreciate your efforts. We are all losers here. What lake will be next? This ruling is arbitrary - pure and simple. As I understand it, the quality of rulings improves at the appelate level. I would think every boat manufacturer affected by this ruling would be offering support at this point.
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