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07-31-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Luckily only one life lost. These stories...

Luckily only one life lost.

These stories are slowing me down.
07-25-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Marine Connection in Ft Pierce Fla is the biggest...

Marine Connection in Ft Pierce Fla is the biggest (HUGE!) Ive seen and best run as far as knowing what they have.

Its mostly NOS though and not salvage.
07-25-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,612
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Drillin, every paddle wheeler/tour boat I’ve seen...

Drillin, every paddle wheeler/tour boat I’ve seen in the last 30 yrs gets its power from a prop in front of the paddle wheel.

Its current turns the wheel and many have a chain driving the wheel...
07-24-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,612
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Hell the impact was severe enough, it could have...

Hell the impact was severe enough, it could have knocked the tour boat captain on his ass!

It traveled maybe 50 yds before going out of frame?

Get a grip.
He is not at fault here.

As to not...
07-22-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Look up “baddd assss” in the dictionary and...

Look up “baddd assss” in the dictionary and you’ll find this!

Agreed on the look w/o wrap.
07-18-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Used to see these in Fla from time to time. ...

Used to see these in Fla from time to time.

I like them a lot.

This needs a bracket and a pair of OBs.
...
07-18-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Launched at West Harbor and went to Middle Bass...

Launched at West Harbor and went to Middle Bass for their music fest.

Had been before and was epic once again.

A friend met us there w/their boat and plan was for me and him to take my boat...
07-17-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Finally feeling like a boat I can trust and...

Finally feeling like a boat I can trust and challenge!

Spent this weekend on it on an island in Lake Erie and had a blast!

The motors are now running/behaving like new motors!
Still a bit of...
07-15-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

One look at the engine compartment pixs gave me...

One look at the engine compartment pixs gave me the shakes!
07-14-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,612
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

This **** happens all the time. When we...

This **** happens all the time.

When we lived in Fla, a center console drilled a cruiser, at anchor in the Keys, at night, w/his anchor light on!

Then fled the scene.

Ive done enough night...
07-14-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,612
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I know anytime I boat when I have any alcohol in...

I know anytime I boat when I have any alcohol in my system, all I can think of is, if anything happens, all we’ll hear is, “there was alcohol involved”!

So much for your reputation, your 50 yrs of...
07-12-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’ve been watching them for a couple yrs. ...

I’ve been watching them for a couple yrs.

What I see is, needs width and height.

A while back I was watching salvage yards that specialize in demoing shuttered factories.
Tons of gantrys.

I...
07-11-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I knew which I wanted, just didn’t know how to...

I knew which I wanted, just didn’t know how to get it/her!


During the same era, Baja did a photo shoot at the marina where my parents docked their cruiser.

They brought two bikini clad...
07-11-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,088
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep. I think they have speed limits in...

Yep.

I think they have speed limits in effect for the top classes now though.

If you search several years back some of the guys were skiing at 130 and 140 miles an hour!

Plus it’s a 62 mile...
07-11-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

When I was a teenager, my brother had a rich kid...

When I was a teenager, my brother had a rich kid buddy that had a 18’ Sanger, flat bottom V-drive w/an L-88 w/dual 4’s.

Told me it did 140!
Maybe 100……

Towed it w/a new, white Eldorado rag...
07-08-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,088
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Beg to disagree. Wasnt too much power, was...

Beg to disagree.

Wasnt too much power, was way ****ty conditions for a kilo run!

Cant believe he ran 113!

Light it up and be careful Tyler!
07-02-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 98,012
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

It’s not good. Demands being put on us by...

It’s not good.

Demands being put on us by people that dont know how to balance a checkbook, never held a real job, paid for the own gas,,……, It’s all for the greater good.

You peasants just...
07-01-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

And a clean ass 30’ Baja! ...

And a clean ass 30’ Baja!

https://sandusky.craigslist.org/bod/d/gypsum-1989-baja-30-outlaw-big-blocks/7503099925.html
07-01-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Nice (looking) Powerquest! ...

Nice (looking) Powerquest!

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/boa/d/franklin-furnace-powerquest/7498145684.html
06-28-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Been following it for decades. The EPA FPW...

Been following it for decades.

The EPA FPW (?) puts insane regulations on the salvors.


Sold a Bobcat to one while I was living down there.

They don’t want the salvers to damage the...
06-25-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Beautiful Checkmate! ...

Beautiful Checkmate!

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/boa/d/mentor-26-checkmate-enforcer/7500951967.html
06-21-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

That’s why I work on junk. If I screw it up?...

That’s why I work on junk.

If I screw it up?
Who cares.

BTW, I caught your comments on doing the jet like your dads and replied but it got lost in the the transfer to this thread.
WAY COOL!
...
06-16-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 100,926
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Struggling with motivation for testing with $6.50...

Struggling with motivation for testing with $6.50 a gallon for high test and 95° heat here in Ohio so working on prop set ups.

My sixth and final set of wheels are 28” Merc Choppers that need...
06-16-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 624,064
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I think it would take a strong tailwind to do...

I think it would take a strong tailwind to do that!

Funny too, I have seen a $100 Garmin E-Trex handheld GPS strike the fear of God into many, many 100 mph boat owners :-) :-)

I still have...
06-13-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 98,012
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I sell residential fencing for a living and have...

I sell residential fencing for a living and have been amazed at how recession, pandemic, rioting related…..,proof it has been.

But two weeks ago when gas hit $4.50 a gallon it was like someone...
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