Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Northern Kentucky
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Thank you! That's the kind of info I was hoping for, knew there had to be something like that.
While everyone's getting a chuckle at my expense, I'll throw in the tale of our maiden voyage today:
We got the boat all rigged & ready, backed down the ramp & launched, fire up the motor & we're off like a couple pros. Got about 50 feet & the motor dies. There's absolutely no wind.
Sat there yankin' on the cord & cussing at it for about half an hour, and notice the tide is pushing us towards the huge pile of rocks on the shoreline... Don't forget we're still at the boat ramp, and it's a beautiful day. Boats coming & going, and plenty of spectators.
Soon it becomes obvious I have to jump out & push it away from the rocks, just spent two months buffing her, ain't gonna be any scratches. Pulled it over to the dock with a rope & tied off. Yanked & cussed the motor a little more, then called it a day.
It could've waited to die til we got to the other side of the lake, so can't complain too much. Got the boat home & made the trek to Bass Pro, going back tomorrow morning for a nice new motor & trying again. Winds supposed to perk up some.
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