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Old 03-26-2002, 01:15 PM
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i think i might win this one......

i tried to move my 27' scarab last year with my 4 wheeler(1986 honda fourtrax, still runs great!).....

lets just say the boat didn't move and inch and i almost lost a testicle.....
You're right Puder, you win, LMFAO!
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Old 03-26-2002, 01:17 PM
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i have moved my 25' checkmate with my polaris 500 four wheeler more than once no problem. have actually launched my 16' carolina skiff with it!
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Old 03-26-2002, 01:27 PM
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Not as bad as some of these stories, but worse in other ways... I towed my dad's 1979 30' scarab w/twin 454's about 3 miles with my 1991 Ford ranger stx 4x4 extended cab, using only a ball screwed into the bumper. I had a car follow me, to the ramp, and the parents were on vacation and never found out I borrowed the boat for the weekend, I was 17 or 18 at the time, thank god I knew what I was doing, and nothing happened to the boat, my dad would have killed me. I told him a few years ago, and he was still pissed. I just laughed at him, he's a cool guy, and he did things just like me when he was younger...
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Old 03-26-2002, 02:12 PM
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OK lets see, In Oklahoma I saw 2 guys and 2 girls in a Jeep Wrangler towing a Bayliner 2452 (this is a large cabin cruiser type boat). Talk about a religious experience.
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You wimps. 19 foot Baja with small block IO. 10hp Allis Chalmers lawn mower. Ok so it was just around the yard.

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I bet your using the bumper hitch on that one too,,, Right ?? LOL

Rob, that is just crazy,, lucky you didn't lose the boat and the truck... KIDS !!!

Puder,,,, LMMFAO... almost lost a testicle...

I used to tow my old 18 footer around the yard with my dads honda lawn tractor..... HINT ( thats why they call them TRACTORS),,,, worked just fine...

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LOL, I can just remember my Dad in the driveway; smoking one rear tire on the Montgomery Ward 10hp Garden Tractor; trying to get traction, with his 1969 18' Imp, 305 SBC/OMC drive, on an all steel tandem axle tralier (with baby moon hucaps) in tow. All totalled, it had to be at least 4200#.

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A couple of guys towing a 29 Profile to the Ozarks from KC with a Jeep Cherokee(not a Grand). They where doing about 45mph.
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