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Old 11-01-2004, 06:54 PM
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Brent,

Hope you enjoy the weekend. I bought my Top Gun from a fellow who kept it at Lake Travis and it was maintained by Bob at Full Throttle. I had a great time on the lake testing it. I was even stopped by the local water cop for being "too loud". Nice guy, told me about Devil's Cove......nice place, go to Carlos & Charlies for a brew...have fun

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Have fun on the Harley... you can always bring that red rocket to Florida for some salt water fun!

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Fever Fan - Yes, that was me in the 20 year old 357 with the "hockey stick" paint job. Thanks for the compliment. I always launch there at Yacht Harbor and am usually in Devil's cove, Aunt Tilly's or Johnny Finns. If you see us come by and have a beer.

Frank - thedonz - Great handle. Thanks we had a great weekend. Except I am an idiot and I ran out of gas. (All of the gas docks on the Northern part of the lake seem to be closed for the season). ooops Bob was telling me about your Gun. I had seen it advertised there for a while. That is one sweet boat. I want a Top Gun for my next boat. But, I'll have to settle for the old Formula for a while. Too much coin to upgrade right now. I am really surprised you got pulled over for being too loud. Was that while you were underway or in a cove? Was it in Devil's Cove? It's cool that they didn't give you a ticket. I thought the only noise law on a LCRA lake was at idle speed but wasn't sure. My 357 is also extremely loud. In fact it is the loudest Formula I've ever heard. I haven't been stopped yet. But, I have the motors down where they will idle at about 500-600 rpm. It's very choppy with the cams but not nearly as loud as it is around 750-800 rpm. I also make it a point to keep my stern pointed in the opposite direction of the lake patrol when I see them. I've backed out of Carlos and Charlie's a few of times when I've noticed them sitting in there. So far I've been lucky. But, I figure it's only a matter of time before they get me and I have to find some sort of muffler to quiet her down.
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Old 11-02-2004, 11:17 AM
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Clay - Highs in 60s and lows in 40s? Is that what they're saying about next weekend?

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Yep! Here is the latest Weather Forecast for Austin

If I did not have a motorcycle, I would still be boating. Either way, I will have a good-looking, sexy woman with me!

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Wish I was there. Will be home from Iraq in the bottom of Nevember.
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Hey that's not looking too bad especially Sunday. We ought to be able to squeeze one last lake weekend in.

Friday Nov 5
Mostly Sunny High
63F
Low
40F
Precip: 20%

Saturday 6
Mostly Sunny High
69F
Low
49F

Sunday 7
Sunny High
72F
Low
51F



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My hats off to you. Thanks for all you're doing in Iraq. I have several friends and co-workers in either Iraq ot Afg. right now. Take care and have a safe trip back home!

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Im down to a couple times left, but ill keep going till a freeze comes in and i have to winterize
What is winterizing for Texas? removing the drainplug and putting the cover on? I keep mine in a parking garage in a highrise condo. That is winterizing for me

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bford1...

Thanks bro,,,be glad when I'm home. Just have the Coors Light on ice and some weather without rain!!

I'll be there in a PARKA if neede!!

Thanks again!

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This is like the Full Throttle Marine customer thread.

Bob has my boat now too. It'll likely be towards the end of the month before I'll get to test her out on Travis once he's got the new motor done and in.

It may be cold, but I need my FIX!!
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Thanks Brent....

Have fun with your Formula, that's a sweet looking boat....the cop was actually a nice guy who gave me the heads up on where to go on the lake.....still remember his face when he asked me the power of the engines in my boat and I said "1,ooo hp"...he asked..."EACH?" ...hehehe
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I'd give anything for a forcast like that. I think 72 was the high temp for Northern Michigan this summer. Now it's snow in the forcast!! Have fun this weekend!!
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