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Retroman
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Test Runs

Post by Retroman » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:32 pm

Been out in the bay for the past 3 weekends, testing motors and checking up on our spot. It's not really boating weather, but I couldnt wait any longer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu6ef6LSTSk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdKEpVjZ ... re=mh_lolz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9jel2MMnxo
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Re: Test Runs

Post by jeffh » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:58 pm

Man are you crazy? BTW, what is this new white boat? I've never seen you in that one before. It is a beauty!
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Re: Test Runs

Post by mrintense » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:51 am

Beautiful little boat. I love those old Mercuries as well. I've decided to go with an outboard on my boat and I think one of those babies would look real nice at the back end.

I have to agree that it must be difficult to wait while at the same time knowing that it will be really cold at planing speed. I am fortunate to live in an area where it's warm most of the year so the boating season will be longer.

Thanks for sharing the videos.
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Re: Test Runs

Post by vupilot » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:00 am

You are one hearty fellow!!! The el dorado is pretty cool but where are you storing all these boats? Even more amazing is that your wife went with you each time. You might want to start looking for old boats with cabins!

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Re: Test Runs

Post by Retroman » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:08 am

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Built A Zip/Flying Saucer. I do my boating on South Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
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