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Old 01-05-2008, 09:52 PM
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JET SKI or don't leave the pooooooooooool!!!!!!!!! and yes my weadeater boat has atitude
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Old 01-07-2008, 11:27 PM
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Hell-o Everyone, and G'day, [sm=shades_smile.gif] we in the U.S.A. use two or three ways to get our boats back, some have retrive boats, others have rc-electrics, and others have tennis balls. Now let me interduce you to DARTS, yes, Darts, take a broom stick handle, and cut off 4 to 5 inches. next take and OLD rubber ISO pad and round off one end and screw the other end into the cut-off handle, next devide the cut off into 3, this will be for the 3 - 1/4 x 5" dowels that you will drill into the broom handle at an angle of 30 to 40 degrees. almost done...... glue and paint...add eyelet for fishing line at the bottom with swibble....short rod gives you more control..casting average is 50 to 70 yards..thank you..
Old 01-08-2008, 01:34 AM
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Got some vid of it?
Old 01-08-2008, 02:00 AM
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Hell-o Everyone, and G'day, [sm=shades_smile.gif] we in the U.S.A. use two or three ways to get our boats back, some have retrive boats, others have rc-electrics, and others have tennis balls. Now let me interduce you to DARTS, yes, Darts, take a broom stick handle, and cut off 4 to 5 inches. next take and OLD rubber ISO pad and round off one end and screw the other end into the cut-off handle, next devide the cut off into 3, this will be for the 3 - 1/4 x 5" dowels that you will drill into the broom handle at an angle of 30 to 40 degrees. almost done...... glue and paint...add eyelet for fishing line at the bottom with swibble....short rod gives you more control..casting average is 50 to 70 yards..thank you..
Sounds like a good 'ole fishin pole ta me..lol
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Sounds like a good 'ole fishin pole ta me..lol

LOL,
Went back to re-read it for the third time. Brain isn't working yet. Need pics & some vid. I'll bet its awesome.
Old 01-08-2008, 07:43 PM
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I got one for ya don't put it in the water!
Old 01-08-2008, 11:15 PM
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i have auxilary electric motor im my boat so if gas motor quits i turn elec motor on an return to shore
pain if i flip the boat does not work then
but then im a world champion swimmer well at least till i hit the water
Old 01-10-2008, 01:57 AM
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I had just run my batteries down on the 2 boats I had taken to the pond that day and as I was packing up to leave, the pilot of a Aquacraft Super V flipped it making a tight turn in the middle of the pond. Ehere was abslolutley no wind that day. All I could get to help him was my vacu-duck. Slow and steady as she goes, pushed the boat back to shore!
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:55 AM
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vacu-duck to the rescue!
Old 01-10-2008, 08:58 AM
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Man, that thing Quacks me up.
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Old 01-11-2008, 07:55 PM
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Labrador Retriver with no teeth.
Old 01-11-2008, 08:55 PM
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Dude, the vac-u-duck is king!! I have a few decoys and some extra junky AM radio gear laying around- great idea!!! maybe not for boat retrival but pure entertainment....
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i like the setup but can you send the link to the tiny pvc pipes and fittings?
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Just hardware store PVC fittings.

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