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2018 Damn Dam Run- unofficial roll call thread

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what time are you launching? I was thinking 630 am to try and avoid the crowds? and then hang out until the restaurant opens for breakfast.
The restaurant is not open , they do have a little sit down bar I am not sure if they have food in the am .
 

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I'm thinking princes cove is the hot set up for us guys launching alone.
Princes Cove only has one small dock on the left side of the ramp maybe two boats on each side can use at a time the ramp is steep I usually go down front first make a U turn pull up straighten out then back down into water if you back down from top it's ways to back down to get to the water .
 

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I saw that, but not sure if it's still happening since One-A-Day isn't going to make it anymore.

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I’m a late addition to the group! Launching out of Cottonwood.
 

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Looks like a lot of new members going on this run! Great to see the new names and joining in!

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I'm not sure if you remember meeting my boss at the Pizza place at the Naci Bash last year but ol' Bob will be there. He didnt bring the V-drive Spectra though. He brought his Hallett 240, yellow and white if I recall correctly.

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Didn’t make it to Katherine’s today, work got in the way.
Leaving Havasu in the morning. See everyone at Katherine’s in the morning.



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I am leaving Havasu at 7am. I’ll figure it out. I might be that guy tomorrow. But we’re not worried about it.
what time are you launching? I was thinking 630 am to try and avoid the crowds? and then hang out until the restaurant opens for breakfast.
 

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Leaving Havasu at 7am also..
Going to Katherine just the woman and me..
I do all the launching parking etc......
Chit after looks like only 30 miles more to cottonwood and Ramps are closer to parking and might be better with less boats
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I just drained the monsoon water out the boat, picked up 2 new batteries, installed them, and Nothing! So my Dam run ends here until I get this rig run'n!... Any experts here? with Freightliner M2 MBE 900? :(
 

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Were in. This must be the 10+ year I’ve made this run. It will be me and kids.
Doing something different this year. Launching out of Willow early. Cruising down to Cottonwood, meet the group and back up river.
Storm chances are weakening for Saturday so should be a good run.
 

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Were in. This must be the 10+ year I’ve made this run. It will be me and kids.
Doing something different this year. Launching out of Willow early. Cruising down to Cottonwood, meet the group and back up river.
Storm chances are weakening for Saturday so should be a good run.
Cool Gary. Looking forward to seeing you guys. Been a lot of years.




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I just drained the monsoon water out the boat, picked up 2 new batteries, installed them, and Nothing! So my Dam run ends here until I get this rig run'n!... Any experts here? with Freightliner M2 MBE 900? :(
That sucks. Bet you don't leave that in front of the boat again

This would be a great run for your sled.

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I'm thinking princes cove is the hot set up for us guys launching alone.
A few of us are launching at 9 at princess if you need help.


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:(My mis fortune, hub on prop blew out, , limp to trailer drunk by noon @ my pool. Should have borrowed prop from Shiada in boat trailer parking lot at Princess. Hope to do this next weekend, and have a spare prop w me. I would have liked to have met more RDP friends and earn and get the coveted t-shirt. I hope to live the experience vicariously through others pics.
 

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Sorry I bailed early guys my old junker vapor locked after that I bailed, worried the fuel pump would quit (its orginal) needless to say its getting replaced after this.
 
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Fuel problem a few miles from the canyon.Got bailed out by a guy in a bass boat that stopped to see if we were O.K. Towed me all the way back to Cottonwood, gave him cash for his help.It sucks but no big deal and thank god for a good deed from a fellow boater.
 
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:(My mis fortune, hub on prop blew out, , limp to trailer drunk by noon @ my pool. Should have borrowed prop from Shiada in boat trailer parking lot at Princess. Hope to do this next weekend, and have a spare prop w me. I would have liked to have met more RDP friends and earn and get the coveted t-shirt. I hope to live the experience vicariously through others pics.
A few of us are probably going to run it next Saturday if the weather holds.

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Sorry missed out..
So i gave the shirts to mooremoney with a list to who askd for them...
Boat would not start... Operator error... LMAO...
Everything seems all good now..
Going out first thing in the am to run it..
 

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Sorry missed out..
So i gave the shirts to mooremoney with a list to who askd for them...
Boat would not start... Operator error... LMAO...
Everything seems all good now..
Going out first thing in the am to run it..
Neutral safety switch? Or Lanyard? :D
 

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Fuel problem a few miles from the canyon.Got bailed out by a guy in a bass boat that stopped to see if we were O.K. Towed me all the way back to Cottonwood, gave him cash for his help.It's sucks but no big deal and thank god for a good deed from a fellow boater.
good thing there are still good peeps out there
Saw you and thought
Wait wasn't he with us
Thanks for making it up here
Sorry for the trouble
 

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I'm heading to cottonwood tomorrow. Wife and kids are going to try and work our way up to the dam. No big hurry. Just a mellow trip out with the family and dogs. If your out and see us. Say hi.
Sorry you guys had a rough trip.
 

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Sorry missed out..
So i gave the shirts to mooremoney with a list to who askd for them...
Boat would not start... Operator error... LMAO...
Everything seems all good now..
Going out first thing in the am to run it..
That was so cool of you
He gave them to me and I got them to BHCvic
 

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I'm heading to cottonwood tomorrow. Wife and kids are going to try and work our way up to the dam. No big hurry. Just a mellow trip out with the family and dogs. If your out and see us. Say hi.
Sorry you guys had a rough trip.
I'm pretty sure
Sunday and Monday no power boats past willow
 

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So I’ve done this run for many many years (10+). I have run dam to dam in the sun, in 4+ft swells, and even in the rain! Last few times I launched from Cottonwood. It makes sense because I live in Henderson. This year, because I would have 5 kids with me, I decided to launch from Willow. Wow what a different trip! We launched early enough to cruise south to Cottonwood and the river was glass and empty. No kayaks, lake lice, rental boats! So nice I put my sixteen YO daughter behind the wheel and enjoyed the cruise! Best part was, no long haul back to the trailer! Totally different trip experience!
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Great run today! Little hot for my liking but the cold water north of cottonwood made it refreshing! Bummer about whipper charge having he motor issue glad I could be some assistance with the shirts.

She’s all clean and put away
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Cottonwood to the dam, going slow, just is not a bad thing. Coming or going.
 

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Neutral safety switch? Or Lanyard? :D
I'm not saying chit...lol..
Alexi can tell you...
I was told to do certain stuff and spaced it because the thought of having fun again it all went out the window...
Glad u guys got the shirts they were basic bit cool..
And thanks for mooremoney for doing that..
And f u guys guys for fun awesome pics u shared...
 

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good thing there are still good peeps out there
Saw you and thought
Wait wasn't he with us
Thanks for making it up here
Sorry for the trouble
3queens,thanks I live in Bullhead.
 

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Great pic's guy's.Loved seeing MooreMoney's DCB screamin up the lake!
 

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What a great day. I have some pics and vids I’ll go through in a bit. I’m super burnt. I got the shirts in willow and I know a couple people grabbed theirs. I have he lost so I’ll mail out whatever needs to go. I need to figure out a way to get my donation sent as well. A couple of hiccups but all in all another great dam run.
 

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Looks like a great trip. Having never been, how far is it from dam to dam? My puddle is about 20 miles long.
 

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Water was the roughest I’ve seen it on a dam run. Watching milky get it in his schiada was pretty rad. I gave him a run for his money and stayed on top as long as I could but my dad wasn’t too happy about it. Had we not come home behind the baddest mofo on the water it would have been rough. A Hallett 285 deck is a serious serious contender for my next boat
 
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