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Old 07-06-2007, 08:20 AM
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André André is offline
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Boat: Prostar 190 1994
Location: Near Sherbrooke,Québec,Canada
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Parents were not boaters.At 12 ,we visited an aunt that was renting a cottage on a lake.The boat had a 40 hp Johnson wich seems like a monster at that time.Got up on my third try ,made around the lake and never skied again until i was 25 behind a friend's cuddy with a 4.3 liters.
Got hooked on skiing,bought a copy of a Glastron SS150 with a Merc 85 hp.Then upgrade to a bigger outboard with a Johnson V4 140.Did a complete restoration of that boat,blew engine twice,change for a Mercury 115, and blew the Merc too!
And finally,left life in the city for living fulltime on a lake.Best decision of my life!!!
Bought my MC in 02 after 12 years of drooling over the backcover of Waterski Mag .
Not much of a boater anymore,much more a skier!
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