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Old 07-08-2004, 09:59 AM
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Default Missing boater in Hardy Pond?

I heard a rumor that someone got tossed out of their boat on Hardy Pond over the fourth. Does anyone have more info? Hope it's just a rumor.
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Old 07-08-2004, 10:14 AM
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Jim ,Tinker was talking about it yesterday small Checkmate with a big out board no body yet.....
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The COPS are going to wait for the body to surface.
I ran a search pattern for about an hour but found nothing.

It was an older high freeboard family style CHECKMATE about 18 ft. with a MERC 225 OB.
It didn't roll because the windshield wasn't damaged but the engine was torn off of the part that clamps to the back of the boat.

I heard from others that had run next to him that the guy was a poor driver and the boat was very squirlly at speed.

He had just droped off his wife and two friends before the boat tossed him.

BTW - JIM V.

The new engines run great. I still have to do some adjusting but WOW what a difference.
They still have that bark that I like but they IDLE in gear at 600 RPM instead of 800.
I saw 77 GPS ( the same speed as last year under ideal conditions and everything out of the boat.) But this time I had a boat full of junk and 1/2 tank of gas.
OH and 30+ LBS of anchor in the nose anchor locker.

Do you know anyone that has a set of Labbed Bravo 28's that I can try out for an hour or two.
I need to get the R's up.
I think that I am just below the power curveat 5200 and labbed 28's should do the trick.
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