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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:25 PM   #1
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Just curious what some of you may think..........

It's not fast, but definately seems kewl
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:31 PM   #2
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It looks pretty cool. Top speed is only 6 mph...
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:31 PM   #3
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Might as well get a sailboat....At least you can get home if the battery dies...
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:32 PM   #4
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i'm sure I can guess what people on here think, since it's not fast and it doesn't emit hydrocarbons.
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:34 PM   #5
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i'm sure I can guess what people on here think, since it's not fast and it doesn't emit hydrocarbons.
Do you have any idea how many carbons were emitted during the production of the batteries? Or how about how the electricity was generated to charge it?
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:42 PM   #6
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Do you have any idea how many carbons were emitted during the production of the batteries? Or how about how the electricity was generated to charge it?
nope.

but i'm not buying an electric boat. I prefer manpower or wind power.
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Old July 9th, 2008, 12:43 PM   #7
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Whats the point of a 6mph boat?

You cant ski
You cant go fast
Hell, you cant get out of the way of a fast swimmer
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Old July 9th, 2008, 01:29 PM   #8
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Whats the point of a 6mph boat?

You cant ski
You cant go fast
Hell, you cant get out of the way of a fast swimmer
I agree with you, but there are probably some people out there that would like a boat that doesn't slap their balls against the seat and cost $300 to fill up.

I personally enjoy the ball slapping though.
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I can slap my balls on my seat.
I can go faster then 6 mph.
I spend nothing to fill up!
I do emit certain noxious fumes though.
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Old July 9th, 2008, 04:27 PM   #10
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I can slap my balls on my seat.
I can go faster then 6 mph.
I spend nothing to fill up!
I do emit certain noxious fumes though.
Your penis speed doesn't count.
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Your penis speed doesn't count.

Penis speed counts more than hand speed!!!!
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Extremely cool name, however.
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I agree with you, but there are probably some people out there that would like a boat that doesn't slap their balls against the seat and cost $300 to fill up.

I personally enjoy the ball slapping though.
whoa, you're complaining about gas prices? Thats odd
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they look cool, but what would be the point? 6mph just doesnt do anything for me.
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I agree with you, but there are probably some people out there that would like a boat that doesn't slap their balls against the seat and cost $300 to fill up.

I personally enjoy the ball slapping though.
Do you have anything else to whine about? You wouldnt spend the $15 for the DNR Launch pass for the year, so it really wouldnt matter.
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I'm not fucking whining about shit. I'm just saying maybe they're are other people out there that have a different fucking cup of tea when it comes to boats for Christ's sake.
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I'm not fucking whining about shit. I'm just saying maybe they're are other people out there that have a different fucking cup of tea when it comes to boats for Christ's sake.
Call down Jeff. Think about that guy that rear ended you.........

Now your anger towards uproktoys comment should be fading........

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I've seen a lot in CA, especially around Venice.

People who like the "marina lifestyle" but not open-water boating use them to cruise the marinas and canals where you can't exceed "no wake" speeds anyway. I used to know a guy in OH that had a 38' Inland Seas cruiser with no engines. He pulled them out and sold them. Every year he launched the boat, had to towed to his slip, and partied all summer - just didn't particularly care to go anywhere.
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I've seen a lot in CA, especially around Venice.

People who like the "marina lifestyle" but not open-water boating use them to cruise the marinas and canals where you can't exceed "no wake" speeds anyway. I used to know a guy in OH that had a 38' Inland Seas cruiser with no engines. He pulled them out and sold them. Every year he launched the boat, had to towed to his slip, and partied all summer - just didn't particularly care to go anywhere.
hahah, that's hilarious.
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There are lakes that do not allow gas motors. That would be a lot cooler than a pontoon boat with a trolling motor attached. There are large boat harbors (usually in salt water areas) where that would be perfect. I like the reto look it has. It wouldn't work out very good for me, but I can see it's uses.
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