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Old 06-17-2002, 12:45 AM
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Steve 1,

No, the low water level that we have now in Lake Mead is not normal! Two reasons for this; First, the last 4-5 years we have not had the usual snow fall in the Rocky Mountains. The main river that feeds Lake Mead is the Colorado River. Secondly, Southern California has been rennovating their aqueduct systems and their reservoirs, practically draining all of the water out of some of them and now, Lake Mead is filling them back up!!! That's a lot of water to drop vertically in 2 years, especially when Lake Mead holds more water than any other man made lake on the entire continent of North America!
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Thank God they are all ok...

Steve 1, I think they will need an estimate...Interested?
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You're right Twinn29, that model just had its debut at the L.A. Boat Show in March.

I do find something interesting about this accident. The water depth in going through the narrows, whether the south end or north end, is about 400 ft. deep!
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Sharkey maybe we could get Boat Nut to drop off some of our business cards on the Boat !! Got some long long air lines ??

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Thats gonna hurt the re-sale value!!!

I wonder if that was the owner of Hallet. He keeps a few boats up there on Mead in a hanger in that little airport outside of vegas next to the lake.
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That's one way to put a BEAK on your boat...
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Dude, That Sucks!! Glad they are alright!!
It's a shame to see it happen to such beautiful boat!!
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I'm glad to hear they are alright. But...What the heck were they thinking driving that close to shore at Mead. Even though the lake is 500+ feet dep in areas, and at least 400 feet deep through the narrows, you are foolish to assume the water is deep enough that close to the cliffs when the water levels are as low as they are now. I can only think that they were distracted in some way and went head on into those rocks, or possibly some type of mechanical error. Damn shame for such a nice boat.
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