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Old 12-18-2003, 06:59 AM
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Was wondering the average usage of the OSO gangs boats

When i had the BT i put on 430 hours in 3 years

I think 130 to 150 is realistic for us


we will see how many this year with the new boat

By the way I am in MICHIGAN

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Old 12-18-2003, 07:36 AM
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Mark about half of your hours are at idle trying to get out the channel in GH!!!Since my daughter was born I get about 65-75 per year. The summer I got divorced I practically lived on my boat and I only got 125 but then again it only took me about 10 min. to clear the channel.I kept my boat in a lift just inside the channel in Holland..Now I'm in Muskegon at Great Lakes becouse GH is way to long to idle.....most people I know in Michigan dont even come close to 100. If you get more than 100 per year around here your the man!!
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ahh tis true each trip from the lift at my house to the big lake takes about 35 to 45 minutes of idle before we can go more than no wake

but still is running time on the boat
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I hear you!!better at idle than at the dock!!! Hows the new Biz going?? I need an upgrade to those lazer etched fender steps you posted a while back!
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WOW boatme, that is alot of hours for your location. We live in MN and boat on the MIssissippi and put on anywhere from 80-100hrs a year. We are out every weekend, and spend at least a week on vacation with the boat.
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135 Hrs. last summer End of April to October
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Dyno,

All is going Good

lots going on with many projects

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you da man

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You put on a ton for your area as well
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We boat everyweekend with a group of around 10+ couples. We get out around the middle of April and dont stop until they turn off the water at our campground in the middle of Oct. This year we are getting an extra weekend though. We are all going to havasu in Feb and renting a 26 foot pontoon with I believe a 90 horse on back. Cant wait.
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50-60 this past year and that's almost every weekend. I don't know how you guys put on so many hours, of course i trailer my boat to the lake so i don't usually use it during the week.
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First two summmers averaged about 110 on Outlaw. This past summer I think it was about 15. Spent more time in the shop getting repaired. Ouch.....Now I just have to finish painting the outdrives and it's back.
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