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Old 04-10-2011, 10:44 PM
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I spun out a 9' dinghy with a 15 Evinrude and scared the crap out of myself. Listen to these guys, you don't want to do it in a 7000# boat
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Old 04-11-2011, 01:56 AM
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I want to push mine to see where it spins. Was it violent and did you stay in the boat when it happened?
Do you still have your jet ski, or did you sell it?

You don't want to spin a performance boat.
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:09 AM
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Yes frank, was intentionally wanting to see where it spins. That said, i have no death wish or wanting to put others at risk. I'm listening for others experience. Barrel roll caught my attention! I'm new to a step bottom and scared of it. Was hoping I could see what it did like pushing a car to where you find the limit at moderate speeds. Like I said I'm interested in listening to others to keep from messing up. I want to drive mine to the best abilities safely. Thx
I saw a 30 Eliminator Eagle spin out at about 40-45mph from driver error and it ejected all 5 people. Luckily nobody was hurt.
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