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02-07-2002 04:11 PM
ndsailor
Firing warning shots legal or not?

Yes...it''s called a cherry bomb, I don''t know if they are still made by fireworks companies but mounted in a slingshot and then lit, then propelled by slingshot to the offending PWC''s location would work quite well, The fuses stay lit in water and the explosion makes an impressive water column
02-06-2002 06:47 AM
locrian13
Firing warning shots legal or not?

Is there such a device that would render the sound of a gunshot without the actual gun?
01-30-2002 05:43 PM
troyaux
Firing warning shots legal or not?

I got the answer.... why wait till they get on the water to start sinking them...
wait on the dock at the launch ramp and using a silencer on a rifle, hole each jet ski with just a big enough hole to make em swim to shore...
01-24-2002 06:20 PM
DARE-Oriental
Firing warning shots legal or not?

i think smith & wesson has them
01-24-2002 04:59 AM
Denr
Firing warning shots legal or not?

I would like to buy one of these jerk-ski repellant devices for my boat. Does anyone know where they can be purchased?
01-23-2002 10:25 AM
bporter
Firing warning shots legal or not?

The URL for "The Ultimate PWC Repellent" is:

http://www.west.net/~lpm/hobie/archives/v1-i2/humor.shtml
01-23-2002 09:40 AM
BigRed56
Firing warning shots legal or not?

Ahou OzBewulf, Avast they ye lubberly waif I''ll brook no insubordination on this ere deck and I''ll thank you to mind yer on bisness.As for the water mosquitos I''s agree wot wit no witness alive to rebuke yer account ye should be safe . Wot I''d ought to do wit ye foul temperment is sooth it wit the lash but I spare ye this once seeing as how you don''t no no''s better, but be warned the Pirate of Pine Islands got a particular weakness for the like of a young foolish boy to amuse him and I wouldn''t push yer luck. Off with ye then and swab the galley so as to not further raise me Ire on your soft hide. Big Red 56 the Pirate of Pine Island.
01-23-2002 02:05 AM
OzBeowulf
Firing warning shots legal or not?

That was a joke, for crying out loud.

I hate jerk-skis, too, but why don''t you grow up and get a life.

01-21-2002 04:19 AM
paulk
Firing warning shots legal or not?

I can''t find it now, but last summer I saw a Hobie 16 website with a superb solution to the jetski problem. They conducted thorough and very scientific tests, along with a detailed discussion of the problems involved (even weight distribution fore & aft, P & S, having tiller arc clear of ordinance, etc.) using U.S. Army surplus sidewinder missles with the heat-seeking adjusted. Before and after pictures of the Hobie and pwc were included. One single sample shot apparently cleared a large lake (Lanier?) for about a month. Law-enforcement officials called to the scene supposedly commented on the neat installation and fine detailing of the launching racks. (The photos did look impressive.) The debris field looked so much like the trash that generally accompanies powerboaters that the police didn''t notice anything out of the ordinary.
If someone can find the site, it would be worth posting the address.
01-20-2002 06:28 PM
RobGallagher
Firing warning shots legal or not?

Big Red,

I think lead is not good for the fishies. Steel chain is best for ripping through a hull or beheading a jet skier.

Does anyone have information on mounting a Cannon to the bow of a C&C?
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