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Old October 29th, 2013, 07:30 PM   #81
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For the sale.
Spill it. What did he find?
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Old October 29th, 2013, 07:42 PM   #82
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Is it the one that looks like it is stored at Great Lakes Marina? We looked at that one. (online) and decided to go the GB
That's not his.... My brother keeps his at Harbor Town in the summer. It is currently in a barn in Montague for the winter.
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Old October 29th, 2013, 08:11 PM   #83
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For the sale.
Wow you did a lot for nothing. But at least you (and us) learned something.
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Old October 29th, 2013, 08:16 PM   #84
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In WI you do. Any combination of vehicles, over 8k are required to pull across, commercial or not. I called the WI-DOT and asked. MI only has the quick check scales at the bridge.
so a superduty pulling sleds has to stop at weigh scales? Rediculous.
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Old October 29th, 2013, 10:30 PM   #85
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Spill it. What did he find?
The forward stingers had be come "unstitched' from the hull.
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so a superduty pulling sleds has to stop at weigh scales? Rediculous.
Silly cheese heads.
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Old October 30th, 2013, 08:06 AM   #86
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so a superduty pulling sleds has to stop at weigh scales? Rediculous.
I can't remember the exact wording of the signs, but in Ohio there was always a sign that had me wondering if I needed to obey the slower speed limit.

something to the effect of if your vehicle weighs X empty 55, where the speed limit was 60 for normal passenger cars....I'll have to look at it next time I am driving through that wonderful state.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 11:13 AM   #87
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I can't remember the exact wording of the signs, but in Ohio there was always a sign that had me wondering if I needed to obey the slower speed limit.

something to the effect of if your vehicle weighs X empty 55, where the speed limit was 60 for normal passenger cars....I'll have to look at it next time I am driving through that wonderful state.
for 5mph i wouldve played it safe and enjoy the little fuel savings while Im at it
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Old November 5th, 2013, 07:42 AM   #88
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That's not his.... My brother keeps his at Harbor Town in the summer. It is currently in a barn in Montague for the winter.
sounds like you found another boat for them to go look at thanks to this thread LOL
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Old November 5th, 2013, 08:42 AM   #89
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In WI you do. Any combination of vehicles, over 8k are required to pull across, commercial or not. I called the WI-DOT and asked. MI only has the quick check scales at the bridge.
So my truck with a pop up truck camper has to stop in WI? I towed a 38 foot 5th wheel through WI headed south and then again headed north. Twice. Never stopped at a weigh station. Is that only for something oversize?
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:19 AM   #90
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So my truck with a pop up truck camper has to stop in WI? I towed a 38 foot 5th wheel through WI headed south and then again headed north. Twice. Never stopped at a weigh station. Is that only for something oversize?
no idea. I drove the toter with a trailer, around 34K gross to cali and back and never stopped at a scale.
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:36 AM   #91
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sounds like you found another boat for them to go look at thanks to this thread LOL
The one he asked about is older than my brothers, not as well kept as my brothers.
I thought he should know it wasn't my brothers .
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Old December 26th, 2013, 09:26 AM   #92
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For permits you will be better to get ahold if a permit service, give jet permits a call, 414-425-2911 Ask for Jill. they will be able to pull your permit for you. As for signage u will need a wide load sign front arm rear if u r legal weight. If u r overweight u will need oversize signs. U will also need 6 orange flags two at extreme front and rear of vehicle and two at widest point of the boat.


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Old December 26th, 2013, 02:57 PM   #93
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For permits you will be better to get ahold if a permit service, give jet permits a call, 414-425-2911 Ask for Jill. they will be able to pull your permit for you. As for signage u will need a wide load sign front arm rear if u r legal weight. If u r overweight u will need oversize signs. U will also need 6 orange flags two at extreme front and rear of vehicle and two at widest point of the boat.


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did you even read the thread? he pulled his own WI permits, then the deal fell thru, no longer needed anyways...
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Old December 26th, 2013, 10:47 PM   #94
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For permits you will be better to get ahold if a permit service, give jet permits a call, 414-425-2911 Ask for Jill. they will be able to pull your permit for you. As for signage u will need a wide load sign front arm rear if u r legal weight. If u r overweight u will need oversize signs. U will also need 6 orange flags two at extreme front and rear of vehicle and two at widest point of the boat.


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Wrong... On everything. I know this because I pulled my own permits. 4 flags are all that were required, for both states. 2 for the front of the Tow vehicle, and 2 for the rear of the towed unit. Also, the state dictates what banners are needed. This is decided through a 15pt check list. The banner sinage will be spelled out on the permit conditions sheet. Since I was under the 10 foot OAW no banners were needed. Thanks for trying to help, but make sure you have correct information before you put it out there as truth.

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did you even read the thread? he pulled his own WI permits, then the deal fell thru, no longer needed anyways...
Truth. Part of the point of having this thread is that if people are looking in the future, they may have some point of reference if they decide to do it themselves.

Once I learned the system that (what looks like) most states use, I would be sick if I had actually paid somebody to do it for me.... especially if it was over like 20-30 bucks per state. Are there more confusing permits/loads? Sure, but from the depth that I got into it, I now would not be intimidated to do it myself.

I did find that the DOTs that I called were more than willing to help, walk through, email ect anything that I needed. They were more appreciative that a private party was more interested in being legal, than ignorant of the transportation laws, so they did any and everything they could to help me get me permits set.
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my boat is over the legal limit and i tow it all over never had a issues beam is 9'4

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Old December 27th, 2013, 04:37 AM   #96
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my boat is over the legal limit and i tow it all over never had a issues beam is 9'4

Was this just an excuse to brag about your boat?
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Old December 27th, 2013, 04:44 AM   #97
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Was this just an excuse to brag about your boat?


It it's nice boat.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 12:09 AM   #98
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Was this just an excuse to brag about your boat?
nope, But I will now

It is a bad ass boat...its a donzi, its fast, its big, its fun
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Old December 31st, 2013, 12:56 PM   #99
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Old December 31st, 2013, 01:33 PM   #100
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