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Old 10-19-2015, 12:11 PM
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Gentleman -

I just wanted to thank Mr. David Zabielski for selling me his beautiful 28 Skater. I saw the ad on Monday afternoon, called him and talked for a few minutes, called him back that evening, and had a text agreement to buy early Tuesday morning. I woke up about 3:30 AM on Tuesday thinking about it so I figured this must be the one. Funny how that works.

My schedule is busy the next few weeks so Dave volunteered to haul the boat 6 hours to Minnesota so I could get it before the snow falls.

This was probably the smoothest boat buy/sell I've been involved with. Dave's a great guy and it was an absolute pleasure to do business with him.

Thanks Dave. Pictures to follow.............

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Old 10-19-2015, 12:14 PM
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Congrats again Mike, and welcome to OSO. I'll go back and bring a pic or two over for ya. You have to be a paying member here to post pics. The info and fellowship are well worth the cost though.
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:16 PM
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Congrats. Beautiful boat
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:18 PM
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Mikes new ride...

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Old 10-19-2015, 12:20 PM
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What props you have on there Mike?
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:34 PM
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Thanks Flightplan. The previous owner sent it with 15 X 32 Merc Cleaver (4 Blades). I have a set of 15 X 32 Merc Cleaver (3 Blades) from a previous Spectre. His best numbers were with 15 X 34 Merc Cleaver (3 Blades) which gave him ~ 120 mph.

I'll probably play with my two sets next summer and then decide on buying a third set.
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:43 PM
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MIke
Welcome aboard! Glad to see another Skater with X motors!!!!
You will like them a lot.
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Old 10-19-2015, 12:49 PM
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I guess I didn't notice you have been a member of OSO since 2001. Well then, welcome to the Skater brotherhood.

You should try to get those 15x34's. impressive numbers.
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congrats on the sweet new boat. being from fargo i am always amazed when skaters end up in this neck of the woods, Sean Torrents old red 24' skater was on Pelican Lake near here for a while. What lake/lakes do you plan on using it on?
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Old 10-19-2015, 01:43 PM
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It will be parked on the "Whitefish Chain" where I have a summer cottage. The "Whitefish Chain" is located near the town of Crosslake, MN, which is 30 minutes North of Brainerd, MN, and 2 1/2 hours North of the Twin Cities.

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