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Old 04-23-2009, 10:08 PM
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Is it cheaper to replace props and drives than it is to do the gel/paint/glass/carbon repair?
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Old 04-23-2009, 10:26 PM
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I'm sure we've all had accidents,
I just had an accident. I sh*t my pants when I saw it was Gold Rush!
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I see it all the time...little 1" or no straps at the ramp.
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The red and black Formula 357 on the side of the road was my old boat. I sold it last year to a guy that flipped it off the trailer and he apparently didn't have any insurance...
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Old 04-23-2009, 10:35 PM
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Yea it could have been alot worse...he could have had both sets of #6 props on there, I guess 35,000 dollars plus the price of traffic control, crane fees and so on, no big deal.

But hell the way Nor-Techs slide off of trailers, they either have carpet with microscopic rollers on them, or 3,000hp trucks to tow them
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:07 PM
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I think the last cat that came off the trailer actually had the slick plastic runners on top of the bunks because the boat was so hard to load due to shallow ramps.

I don't get surprised by, or sad about, these incidents anymore.
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Why shouldn't you tow with the props on? This is news to me.
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Why shouldn't you tow with the props on? This is news to me.
10k props? Some rock is thrown up and damages a prop. while towing.

I take mine off to avoid any damage when towing and they're a fraction of what those things cost.

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Old 04-24-2009, 12:06 AM
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Is there a reason why there is tape on the side of the boat covering up where it says Nor-Tech?
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