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Old 12-08-2008, 11:57 PM
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Default Example of bowsteer gone bad:

The way these guys were running, it was when, not if:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJIy6...eature=related

FF to 2:30 for it to get really interesting.
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Wow, had that same thing happen to me about 15yrs ago in a Baja Force 200 going about 50. Had it trimmed too high, launched, tripped, then landed and hooked hard. Mine just spun out and lucky I was the only one in the boat. I was doing a fly by so my buddy could take a picture. I never forgot it and only need to look at that picture to remind me of a lesson learned.
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Sure makes me glad I have a boat that flies level.
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The way these guys were running, it was when, not if:
Or more like why did it take so long
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Been there ...... didn't do that though.... that's why I bought a Cat. Running a over powered short V-bottom doesn't take much to kick it sideways, even dropping of plane or hitting a rouge wave. Ask Articfriends ..Smitty
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That happened to me twice in 2000... on my Single Step top gun....at 50mph in not that bad of conditions. Traded it back into the IL dealer for a 42 Sonic...had enough of steps..at least until 03.. Jeff
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Sure makes me glad I have a boat that flies level.
Trust me its the driver not the boat on that mistake. TOOO much trim. You can see where he almost did it a few times before.
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Trust me its the driver not the boat on that mistake. TOOO much trim. You can see where he almost did it a few times before.
what he said.....
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That happened to me twice in 2000... on my Single Step top gun....at 50mph in not that bad of conditions. Traded it back into the IL dealer for a 42 Sonic...had enough of steps..at least until 03.. Jeff
Yea but at least in '03 you got a good step.
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Yea but at least in '03 you got a good step.


and two in 04, 07, and my favorite...THE 08
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