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SnowyRiver

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03-07-2012 02:59 PM

I love fishing tooi. I know many of us have boats. We go boating, sailing, and fishing. So lets see the boat that you love to spend your time in.

This is mine. It’s a 2007 Ranger 620VS. 250 HP Mercury Optimax. 65 MPH….zoom zoom!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN


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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 03-07-2012 03:21 PM

:-)
sorry but no boat here … canĀ“t afford … but if ….. its going to be Vikness 770 I think
since its isulated and have a ballroom as sterndeck just the right for trolling in our waters :-)
that is a real manboats …. LOL

they make the type from 25 foot and up
http://www.viknes.no/

take care out there
Dennis

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 03-07-2012 03:37 PM

Mine I keep in the tub …Little toot mind you ! But yours is a very nice one and goes well with your truck too!

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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jim C

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#3 posted 03-07-2012 03:49 PM

Great topic Wayne,
Four Wynns 28’ Deck boat.
320 HP I.O.
Above all, 18 cupholders, 2 coolers, enclosed head, seating for 16!


Life is good.

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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KMT

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#4 posted 03-07-2012 05:52 PM

!3’ Titan Inflatable with a 9.9 Mercury 2 Stroke that I changed up the carb to a 15 HP carb thereby making my 9.9 a 15 HP. My wife and I and our 2 Golden Retrievers, Merlin and Logan, Love going out exploring wilderness lakes and rivers.

I’d Rather be in the Boat with a drink on the Rocks, Than in the drink with the Boat on the Rocks.

Heading up the lake.

The Boys, Shore Break

Shore Break on the River

Getting out og the boat!

-- - Martin

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dbray45

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#5 posted 03-07-2012 05:58 PM

No boat, want to build one some day but since my shop is in the basement with no way but steps out, not going to happen this week.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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madts

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#6 posted 03-07-2012 07:02 PM

This is mine. Goes at 3 knots and uses 3.5 sandwiches a day.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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Mainiac Matt

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#7 posted 03-07-2012 07:26 PM

My 1982 Chrysler Buccaneer (an 18’ sloop rigged racing day sailer named “Special Liberty” ) sank on it’s mooring during a wind storm 5 years ago and was bashed on an abandoned mooring stone someone had left on the bottom. It has been upside down on it’s trailor out back ever since.

Can’t bring myself to pay $4,000 to fix up a boat that cost me $800 used…. not when the kiddies want to go to camp this summer.

No one could touch her on a broad reach and she pointed very well too. I always wanted to class race her, and rig up a trapeez for kicks and giggles, but never had the chance.

I cry a little every time I walk past her.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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DaveMu

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#8 posted 03-07-2012 10:33 PM

Nice boats!

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canadianchips

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#9 posted 03-07-2012 11:46 PM

I hope I still have this one ! Left it with my sister 4 years ago ! 2500kms away from here.

1976 ,16ft Carlson. 145hp. Shingle with a motor. Starts to Hydro plane at 62mph !Only top end IF water is calm.
Bought it from a clean freak, wouldn’t let his kids in it, sand on their feet.Every year he parked at beach and polished it (Kinda show off type) Put it in the water 2 -3 times a year all the time he owned it.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 03-08-2012 05:13 AM

Mine is a 16’ aluminum boat with a 35 hp Merc. All I wanted was a boat with a steering wheel. It was an old DNR boat and runs about 35MPH.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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SnowyRiver

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#11 posted 03-08-2012 01:45 PM

Great boats folks. Thanks for posting the pictures. Keep them coming. My Dad used to have a 16 ft Crestliner with a 40 HP Mariner motor. He loved that boat and caught a lot of fish out of it. I always enjoyed going fishing with him.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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HorizontalMike

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#12 posted 03-08-2012 02:42 PM

These were my boats, at least for awhile way back when I was an active member of the Tonkin Bay Yacht Club ;-)

USS Chandler

USS Dehaven

USS Wabash

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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canadianchips

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#13 posted 03-08-2012 02:51 PM

My first boat was a Raft I built from telephone pole. No shortening them, left them full legth. Put a rudder and steering wheel on back. We could dive off without fear of tipping sideways. I bet it is still floating in that slough back home. ! (Come to think of it , I was re-purposing back then too)
Sorry no photo…...the box camera had no film in it back then !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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SnowyRiver

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#14 posted 03-08-2012 02:53 PM

Ha ha ha…great one Mike. Great looking boats. What type of trailer do they use for those? :-) Thanks for your service in the Navy. My dad was a big Coast Guard guy during WWII. He was on the troop transport USS Altman, and the cutter USS Westwind. My nephew is the captain’s personal chef on the USS Stennis aircraft carrier just back from the Persian Gulf. He is glad to be home after 7 months at sea.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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dbray45

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#15 posted 03-08-2012 03:06 PM

I was on the USS Austin (LPD-4) – it is now a reef

-- David in Damascus, MD

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