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Old 06-05-2010, 09:10 AM
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Uggh what part do you disagree with ?? a 27/29 Fountain w/ twin big blocks sits lower than pretty much any other boat out there same size?? That a few sunk from being anchored at the stern, it happen in MI (members on here know the boats), I said the vents do not go directly into the engine compartment? but up into the boat (however I am only familier with 1997 or newer models). I am willing to bet when loaded your rub rail is only 1-3 inches from the water line, and when taking waves from the stern they wash up onto the swim platform. I am not being a smart ass but I did work for a Fountain dealer.
I 100% understand what you mean. I wasn't disagreeing as to them sitting low, hell, I got told nearly every day "I think your boat's taking on water". I was disagreeing on the holes situation. This is the only 27/29 I've been in so I don't have anything to compare to. All I know is all the holes go directly into the engine compartment which I'm sure they have changed in the forthcoming years. I do anchor from the stern ONLY in the dead calm no wake zones. Once again, never meant it as a challenge.
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:22 AM
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$200 valves, three-ways....how about just carry/install an extra bilge pump? And maintain your equipment. And don't do stupid chit...like letting some chick hurl on your boat. She'd be the first one walking the plank.
Only because your engine will pump tons more water then a second bilge pump.
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:40 AM
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This deserves some more emphasis:

""devondebany June 01, 2010 Long story short, our boat sank. One of the girls puked and as they were cleaning up too many people shifted weight to the back and down she went. None of us got hurt, thank God. Never gonna forget it that's for sure.""

So, the situation would certainly lend itself to reason that they may have been a bit overloaded.

Nevertheless, I feel terrible for the guy. It's got to suck losing your boat like that. And of course, I'm glad no one's hurt and I'm sure pukey's feeling better by now.

And, am I the only one that noticed this user's other youtube videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6WvTJxeORs
After seeing the other video , looks like going down isn't such a big deal.
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:49 AM
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After seeing the other video , looks like going down isn't such a big deal.
Second video made me a lot more queezzzzzzyyyyy than the first, that for sure!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:51 AM
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I watched that guys other videos....it all makes sense now.

10 mexicans partying in a single garage for new years eve...and giving each other simulated blow jobs.In front their girls no less.
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:53 AM
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After seeing the other video , looks like going down isn't such a big deal.
here is a pic of my 84 30' scarab with twin Big Blocks, yes it sits low but not sure it sits low enough to take water over the transom. The guy said the weight shifted in the boat, I don't buy it!
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:10 PM
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After seeing the other video , looks like going down isn't such a big deal.
ohhhhhhhh....good point
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:27 PM
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I was on lake Geneva last week and saw a 30+ sea ray that was tilting bad to one side while achored near the beach. There was a huge guy sitting on the far end of the swim platform, he must of been 300+, so I can see how a boat could sink with two many people on one side of the boat.
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:38 PM
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After seeing the other video , looks like going down isn't such a big deal.
LMAO...
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