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Old 06-03-2003, 12:59 PM
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Default Hello from Chicago - that's not a lake!

Out here for the day to give a couple of talks at the Four Seasons. In between with a half hour to kill and found a free internet access

Got in late last night and it was dark, but this morning I looked out my window and damn - that's not a lake. Where I come from that's an ocean!

Looks scary to me

Oh well, back to work - I need to earn that rubber chicken lunch I had
 
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Old 06-03-2003, 01:08 PM
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Welcome to the shores of Lake Michigan. To bad the weather is crappy or I'm sure we could get you a ride.
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Old 06-03-2003, 01:18 PM
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An everybody says that ocean water is rougher. HA!
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Old 06-03-2003, 02:32 PM
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Originally posted by Cord
An everybody says that ocean water is rougher. HA!
I should have taken a few pics of Lake Huron last week when I was in Canada- it was not water for the faint-of-heart..........
Getting any ocean boater on the Great Lakes will change their mind about our version of 'lake boating'.
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Old 06-03-2003, 03:00 PM
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Joe, call me.

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Old 06-03-2003, 03:12 PM
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Lake Erie isn't a joke either, kicks up real fast.
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Old 06-03-2003, 03:13 PM
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Hey UT,you wanna run a little eliminator out there? Seriously.the Great Lakes demand RESPECT. PERIOD. No matter what the ocean boaters say about us fresh water guys. 6 foot swells are nice compared to 6 foot breakers 10 feet apart. After running with cig1 and D man I can see why they say it gets bigger on the ocean but I don't think it gets any rougher.
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Old 06-03-2003, 03:20 PM
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We had 10' on the lake last Friday. Not that bad until you realize the waves are only 10' apart as well.
 
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Old 06-03-2003, 04:01 PM
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Tell that to the Edmond Fitzgerald.
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Old 06-03-2003, 09:26 PM
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I have boated in both Lake Erie and Michigan for years. I think Erie is worse . I have seen that lake turn around in an hour Very Choppy !!!
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