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Old 12-19-2003, 04:15 PM
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Whatever you want to believe, he was intentionally murdered. Most people aren't intentionally murdered for nothing. Everyone hates Ben for running drugs(in ships not boats though). Don knowingly supplied smugglers with boats custom built for drug running. Where do you draw the line between acceptable and unacceptable???
When it is legal or illegal.
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Whatever you want to believe, he was intentionally murdered. Most people aren't intentionally murdered for nothing. Everyone hates Ben for running drugs(in ships not boats though). Don knowingly supplied smugglers with boats custom built for drug running. Where do you draw the line between acceptable and unacceptable???
Its called murder......
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Some people in Offshore Powerboating were jealous of Don Aronows larger than life status. Ben Kramer was one of them. Well, Ben is incarcerated. Don is dead. But, the jealousy emotion is still evident.
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I am sorry but that cat looks like a-s-s. Cig's and Apaches are cool but the cat thing is bad. I wish he was still around because I am sure he would have thrown money at the cat boats till he got it right.
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Whatever you want to believe, he was intentionally murdered. Most people aren't intentionally murdered for nothing. Everyone hates Ben for running drugs(in ships not boats though). Don knowingly supplied smugglers with boats custom built for drug running. Where do you draw the line between acceptable and unacceptable???
"Aronow knowingly supplied boats custom built for drug running"????????

I've read everything there is to read on Don Aronow, I never read that. He built boats to customer specs, of course. But what are you saying, he built special little dope boxes in the bildge??? Come on!! Thats just plain BS! Where the heck did you dig that little tidbit up?

In any event, even if he did build boats with special little dope boxes in the bildge (which I'm sure he did not), why not?!?!? He was a custom boat builder. If I were him and someone walked in my office to order a boat with "strange compartments" and then plunked 300k in cash on my desk,,,,,,,, you know what I'd be telling the layup boys? "Get at it boys and I want those funny little compartments just like the customer ordered".

I mean really now, is Don the bad guy? The government wants this and the other guys want that,,,,,,, just build it and take the money. His place was not to be the righteous, do-gooder, I-build-only-pure-boats, I'm-going-to-have-to-turn-you-in-to-George Senior boat builder!!!!!

He built the best s$$t on the market at the time.

I suppose I'm ranting here but,,,,, I really get irrated when people start judging character like it really matters for a boat builder. He built good friggin' boats and he sold them, lots of them. If you want puritans, go to church,,,,,,,,, oh wait, I forgot. They all ream little boys colens out!!
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