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Old 08-12-2002, 04:01 PM
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I've learned (the hard way) to watch for two simple tests on my Merc...

If the key is on, but there is no beeping (from the warning buzzer), then the "kill switch" is off.

If the key is on, the buzzer is sounding, but it will not crank, then it is "in gear".

If you know these two "secrets", you can look like a gear-head out on the water when you are helping other boaters!
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Old 08-12-2002, 05:24 PM
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Must have been a big relief when that happened....

I was at a poker run last year and there was a guy who stopped to check something. He didn't realize it but he had stopped in front of a big tanker ship and needed to get out of the way fast. His kill-switch lanyard got pulled but in his panic to get the boat started he didn't realize it. His wife actually jumped out of his boat and started swimming to shore beause she was afraid that they were going to get run over. He figured it out and got his boat started just fine, but I don't think he was too happy with his wife for ditching him
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Old 08-13-2002, 09:09 AM
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How about this Thursday 7:00pm at the Bush ??

Chuck, Did you already get your engine ready to pull ? Let me know if you need a hand.
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Old 08-13-2002, 09:16 AM
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Thanks for the offer,
But it's ready to pull , I have to get ahold of Lenny today.
I think I found the cam I'm going to use. pretty high tech for a hydraulic roller, almost sounds to good to be true but I know some people that use his stuff and swear by it.

Check it out. www.lsmeng.com
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Old 08-13-2002, 11:03 AM
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You don't waste any time do you

What do you guy's think about Thursday?
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Old 08-13-2002, 01:20 PM
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As of right now, Thursday at 7:00 looks OK for a couple.
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Great to hear you are on the water Larry. Hopefully we can hook up for a run before the snow flies.

Chuck, that sucks dude, was that the 3 MPH that you lost that day?
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Yeah James,
It sounds like it
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Milord,
Not quite back on the water, carb is off now, but close. Yes I hope we can hook up before I have to change to my special snow prop.
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