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post #274 of Old 06-22-2013
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Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Originally Posted by deniseO30 View Post
Jim, I don't know how much more my little HBW5 can take! Last night I left my mooring with the club dingy in tow, and CLUNK, CLACK, SCREEEE! and the engine dies.... look down.. HUGE tree stump with root between my prop and rudder... there I was floating down the channel.. a couple of guys in a bass boat stopped by and they got the wood out.. then the tow line I had rigged up.. floated under.. and yup, CLUNK, CLACK, SCREEEE! It's wrapped on the prop! .. finally a couple of guy from my club came down and towed me back. later after I got my wits and composure back I hit tapped the starter in reverse and the line unwrapped. Whew....
Sounds like an adventure!

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