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Old 03-20-2013, 05:33 PM
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New one today when someone asked what kind of boat I have.....how many tubes can you pull at the same time....


....none
This is also a pet-peeve of mine: Friends who come to the lake expecting to ride the boob-tubes all day. I try to get everyone up on a wakeboard, so much more fun than riding on a tube.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:37 PM
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Ha! I always heard "There are no stupid questions, only stupid people that ask questions"! Lol

So true in this thread.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:06 PM
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best is when i started putting up the boom and my friend who wake boards(a little) gets all excited for the "fly high", then i drop it down and tell him that its for me and you wake board off the pylon
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:57 AM
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What are those things (pointing to fat sacs)....

After explaining they still have no clue...

After seeing us ride then figured it out....
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:27 AM
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:52 AM
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my favorite was an older "gentleman" at a gas station once had an out and out argument with me over the top speed of my boat to which point i had to just walk away. it went something like this:

him: sharp boat there son.
me: thank you, its a fun toy.
him: what kind of motor does that thing have in it.
me: its a 350 indmar. basically same block that's in my truck (2007 5.7L tundra).
him: bet that dude's pretty fast then.
me: haha not really... top speed is about 40.
him: naaaa it'll go faster than that.
me: haha naaa 40 is about it.
him: you're telling me all you can get out of a 350 is 40mph?
me: (growing annoyed with his tone) haha yep... 40 is it for this boat.
him: sounds to me like you don't know how to drive it then.
me: (highly annoyed at this point) i would say i'd love for you to show me how to drive my boat sometime but that would just be a lie.
him: sounds like you need to learn a thing or two about it
me: naa i'm pretty dang sure there's not a thing in this world you could teach me about driving my boat faster but you have a good day.

i probably lost a good opportunity to educated part of the masses about the design and purpose of inboard boats but i felt my efforts would be quickly lost.
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:55 AM
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my favorite was an older "gentleman" at a gas station once had an out and out argument with me over the top speed of my boat to which point i had to just walk away. it went something like this:

him: sharp boat there son.
me: thank you, its a fun toy.
him: what kind of motor does that thing have in it.
me: its a 350 indmar. basically same block that's in my truck (2007 5.7L tundra).
him: bet that dude's pretty fast then.
me: haha not really... top speed is about 40.
him: naaaa it'll go faster than that.
me: haha naaa 40 is about it.
him: you're telling me all you can get out of a 350 is 40mph?
me: (growing annoyed with his tone) haha yep... 40 is it for this boat.
him: sounds to me like you don't know how to drive it then.
me: (highly annoyed at this point) i would say i'd love for you to show me how to drive my boat sometime but that would just be a lie.
him: sounds like you need to learn a thing or two about it
me: naa i'm pretty dang sure there's not a thing in this world you could teach me about driving my boat faster but you have a good day.

i probably lost a good opportunity to educated part of the masses about the design and purpose of inboard boats but i felt my efforts would be quickly lost.
Nice level of restraint.........must have caught you on a good day.
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:57 AM
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Nice level of restraint.........must have caught you on a good day.
with my boat hooked up headed to the water... i'd say it was on an uptick ... thinking back i'd would have like to have taken him behind the conversational woodshed and highlighted to him everything he didn't know about everything i could think of but... i was happy and on my way to the water
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:11 AM
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with my boat hooked up headed to the water... i'd say it was on an uptick ... thinking back i'd would have like to have taken him behind the conversational woodshed and highlighted to him everything he didn't know about everything i could think of but... i was happy and on my way to the water
Just as well it worked out that way. You couldn't have taught him anything no matter how hard you tried. I have a brother with a glitter-rocket bas$hole boat that will go 58 mph. I finally found a way to shut him up this winter when I reminded him that my snowmobile will go more than two times as fast as his boat.
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:13 AM
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him: sharp boat there son.
me: thank you, its a fun toy.
him: what kind of motor does that thing have in it.
me: its a 350 indmar. basically same block that's in my truck (2007 5.7L tundra).
him: bet that dude's pretty fast then.
me: haha not really... top speed is about 40.
him: naaaa it'll go faster than that.
me: haha naaa 40 is about it.
him: you're telling me all you can get out of a 350 is 40mph?
me: (growing annoyed with his tone) haha yep... 40 is it for this boat.
him: sounds to me like you don't know how to drive it then.
me: (highly annoyed at this point) i would say i'd love for you to show me how to drive my boat sometime but that would just be a lie.
him: sounds like you need to learn a thing or two about it
me: naa i'm pretty dang sure there's not a thing in this world you could teach me about driving my boat faster but you have a good day.

i probably lost a good opportunity to educated part of the masses about the design and purpose of inboard boats but i felt my efforts would be quickly lost.
Should have told him you changed from 3.07 to 5.38 gears in the boat. he would have understood then lol
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