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Old 11-20-2006, 02:49 AM
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Default Any pictures or comments on "retrieval boats"?

I am using a little electric boat to push my gas boat back in. I was curious if anyone else out there is using something similar. I was hoping to get some ideas on how to rig up the retrieval boat. I had tried a magnet attachment yesterday without much luck. I wound up just pushing it in instead of towing it in. Wondered if anyone had a similar setup, and how they did it.

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Old 11-20-2006, 03:46 AM
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Default RE: Any pictures or comments on "retrieval boats"?

just saw this on ebay
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Old 11-20-2006, 06:08 AM
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Default RE: Any pictures or comments on "retrieval boats"?

you could make a foam block to attach to your resue boats nose and attach a rubber matt so when you make contact with the boat it wont slide off and you can push her in.if you make a tug boat just attach a rubber fender to push her in.
Old 11-20-2006, 12:42 PM
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Hi y'all,there was an interesting thread on this subject with some pretty good ideas,but with any "fast boat" that needs space to run,if she dies on you waaaa ay out there,trying to "push it in" on a windy day can be as much of a challenge as keeping her afloat ! Do we really test the cheap electronics of our cheap rescue boat? what i use is a elect.nikko with a 3' length of fishing pole attached to the flybridge by zip strips, from the front eyelet of this pole i clip on a snap swivel thats linked to my shore pole,a bobber can be attached to prevent fouling,maneuver on out there,do a sweeping U-turn,bring your rescue boat in halfway before reeling in will not backwash the rescue boat(swamping it) this method works with the largest of boats! this sure-fire method of retrieval works EVERY time,with good electronics on this boat you can be more confidant of running further an farther to get and enjoy that more space needed to really air out that hull and engine. after a "tuff" day of having funn, topp it off by attaching a fishing lure to your line and go fishing....I';ve caught a few stripped bass here in S.F. Bay this way, too cool....
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Hi Guys, see this retrieval boats, work great and his last goals was retrieve a big apache gas die in the middle of lake , it was created with two 380 electric motor donned from old two prop Tyco toy boat, and PVC parts with expansive foam and plastic box. see a picture and videos.


http://media.putfile.com/Bote-de-Rescate-Demasiado-Util

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Old 11-20-2006, 09:27 PM
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ORIGINAL: Cristian Aldana

Hi Guys, see this retrieval boats, work great and his last goals was retrieve a big apache gas die in the middle of lake , it was created with two 380 electric motor donned from old two prop Tyco toy boat, and PVC parts with expansive foam and plastic box. see a picture and videos.


http://media.putfile.com/Bote-de-Rescate-Demasiado-Util

Caracas Venezuela



mission accomplished!!![sm=thumbup.gif]
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Default RE: Any pictures or comments on "retrieval boats"?

Here is my rescue vessel

[link=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6331155663916701482&hl=en]San Diego R/C Rescue[/link]

Kudos to SouthJerseyFE for the design idea!
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cool tool ej....maybe a bungee cord spanning the fork would help for those tuff "bow up" (submerged) rescue jobs....
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cool tool ej....maybe a bungee cord spanning the fork would help for those tuff "bow up" (submerged) rescue jobs....

Yea, definitely something like that...Thankfully, we have not had any of those so far
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here's mine

http://media.putfile.com/best-RC-boat-retreival-system
Old 05-21-2007, 05:02 PM
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I usually keep a box of those picture hangin hooks in my box, (submergered boats can be a bear to "pickle fork" in),The first thing my 10yro son does when we show up to "the pond", is walk around and inspect everyones boat for a hook,(he operates the local boat recovery service here),he sells and installs these hooks(just a drop of ca glue), for a buck a pop,which also subscribes the customer for that days service's......the way these guys (maniacs) run at "the pond",keeps him(and me)in beer and bubble gum for the weekend.....
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Default RE: Any pictures or comments on "retrieval boats"?

Got all the finishing touches on the Rescue finished...Yep, the lights do work!

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Old 05-27-2007, 06:30 PM
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ej.......GREAT JOB ........siren??????........[:-]
Old 05-29-2007, 05:38 PM
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No, no siren. IMO, that would get to be a bit annoying and a little overboard
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LOL,annoying AND overboard,isn't THAT the reason why we are here......?.......[:-]
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haha, Yea, you have a point

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