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Old 07-07-2016, 07:46 AM
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Tubing causes Global Climate Change.

I was taking my online boater safety course and it stated that excessive turning while driving a boat causes increased motor load, which causes increased fuel consumption, which leads to damage to the environment. Thank goodness I haven’t pulled a tube in years. Just doing my part.
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Old 07-07-2016, 08:02 AM
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lol that is funny.

I'm pretty sure all the lawn mowers and leaf blowers do more harm then tubber tom does!
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Old 07-07-2016, 08:11 AM
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Oooh, I'm gonna have to use that one! Definitely a good add to my list of why tubing is bad for the lake.

(Actually, I don't mind, and it's a great way to entertain kids. I just wish the tubers on the lake would respect the waterskiers a bit more. Do you really have to tube in the nicest calmest water in the cove? Can't you tube out in the middle a bit more and leave the calm water alone? Ditto for you jetskiers who come racing in, chop it all up, and then race out!)
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Old 07-07-2016, 08:41 AM
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Actually if you combine all lawn equipment and all motorcycles, they account for less than 1% of pollution from combustion engines.

It's a good thing our EPA wastes about 4 million dollars per year on that cause.
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Old 07-07-2016, 09:02 AM
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Actually if you combine all lawn equipment and all motorcycles, they account for less than 1% of pollution from combustion engines.

It's a good thing our EPA wastes about 4 million dollars per year on that cause.
Hell, for $40 bucks I would have told them that!
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Old 07-07-2016, 09:30 AM
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I absolutely hate tubes. I took a knife to some old ones laying around our porch at our lake. Just so no one would want to pull them. We keep one on hand for small kids. My rule is if you are over 5 years old you have to try to ski to tube at all behind my boat. With that said, I did pull my cousins kids on a tube this past weekend. The smile on their face was worth it.
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Old 07-07-2016, 11:54 AM
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Solid research there.
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Old 07-07-2016, 05:40 PM
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This thread reads like a toob haters support group

Me: Hi everyone. My name is Phil and I hate toobs!

Everyone: Hi Phil!
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Old 07-07-2016, 06:19 PM
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I absolutely hate tubes. I took a knife to some old ones laying around our porch at our lake. Just so no one would want to pull them. We keep one on hand for small kids. My rule is if you are over 5 years old you have to try to ski to tube at all behind my boat. With that said, I did pull my cousins kids on a tube this past weekend. The smile on their face was worth it.
My rule is no tubing until you can do 2 of 3: kneeboard, wakeboard, waterski.
I have found that once they can do that, there is no interest in tubing.
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Old 07-07-2016, 07:09 PM
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My rule is no tubing until you can do 2 of 3: kneeboard, wakeboard, waterski.

I have found that once they can do that, there is no interest in tubing.


Thats a smart rule. I've usually said you can't tube till you can get up on the surfboard. Usually once they learn to get up they wanna learn to throw the rope instead of wasting time and gas.


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