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Old 02-03-2009, 04:54 PM
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Sure didn't look like it was going that fast into the turn. That's what's scary.

Maybe he was a Jetski owner and just waiting for it to circle back around?
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:10 PM
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Here was the boat when delivered.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQzet2npilk

Notice the drive position upon firing up the motors......
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:13 PM
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It is unfortunate. I asked months ago if this was a common trait with the Cigarette's and I am beginning to belive it is a Cigarette issue more than a driver issue.

A lot of those have done this exact same thing with a lot of different drivers and the results have been the same. They all got wet.

Glad it had Merc drives as that way all the blame has to be on the driver.
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It is unfortunate. I asked months ago if this was a common trait with the Cigarette's and I am beginning to belive it is a Cigarette issue more than a driver issue.

A lot of those have done this exact same thing with a lot of different drivers and the results have been the same. They all got wet.

Glad it had Merc drives as that way all the blame has to be on the driver.
All the step boats will spin. The Geico 51 Outerlimits with #6's did it in Boston. Sunsation had a couple 32's go over. It is the nature of the beast, extra air under the hull in a turn at speed will be an issue in any brand.

It just seems more Cigarettes hit the headlines than other brands.
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It is unfortunate. I asked months ago if this was a common trait with the Cigarette's and I am beginning to belive it is a Cigarette issue more than a driver issue.

A lot of those have done this exact same thing with a lot of different drivers and the results have been the same. They all got wet.

Glad it had Merc drives as that way all the blame has to be on the driver.
I've seen a couple Fountains go turtle in the hands of previous jet-ski owners also!

Namely the three climbing one in the Carolinas I think and one on Winnipisakee wipedout 2 hours into it's depreciation life span....
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All the step boats will spin. The Geico 51 Outerlimits with #6's did it in Boston. Sunsation had a couple 32's go over. It is the nature of the beast, extra air under the hull in a turn at speed will be an issue in any brand.

It just seems more Cigarettes hit the headlines than other brands.
Indeed laws of statistics make it that idiots drive every brand!
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It looks like Boyko Todorov needs to give his clients a few more lessons.
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Second, they all saw "Face-Off" and the Miami Vice episodes as such that when the boat hits something, it blows the f_ck up.
I'm still waiting for it to explode.
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I cant believe he just wasted a new impellor by running it dry on the rock like that....
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