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I was checking it out last night. It’s a trip to see it tilted so far. What was the reasoning to do it like that? Is there an advantage over the. Standard tilt (that look to me like they always have more weight on the port side). Also, being that low I guess it’s never going down a ramp? And how’s high R/R crossings. I’ve see lowboy simi trailers get stuck on rail roads. 😬😬😬

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When’s your new skater get out here?
I asked Jorge that exact question. He explained “the box” they have to work within. The geometry of a boat that wide won’t allow a standard tilt angle. Mine is 76deg (IIRC) and at 10’8” it fits the box. That 438 needed to be nearly vertical to get it.
I guess these things really can’t get any wider. The fun rapidly goes away with every added process.

I’ll be there tomorrow with the Motorhome and Monday with the boat.
 

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I was checking it out last night. It’s a trip to see it tilted so far. What was the reasoning to do it like that? Is there an advantage over the. Standard tilt (that look to me like they always have more weight on the port side). Also, being that low I guess it’s never going down a ramp? And how’s high R/R crossings. I’ve see lowboy simi trailers get stuck on rail roads. 😬😬😬

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When’s your new skater get out here?
I asked Jorge that exact question. He explained “the box” they have to work within. The geometry of a boat that wide won’t allow a standard tilt angle. Mine is 76deg (IIRC) and at 10’8” it fits the box. That 438 needed to be nearly vertical to get it.
I guess these things really can’t get any wider. The fun rapidly goes away with every added process.

I’ll be there tomorrow with the Motorhome and Monday with the boat.

Really stupid question but for all of these big boats on tilt trailers, what is the process for all of the fluids in the motors (both IO, and OB) I would assume engine oil is pumped into a tank in the motor compartment, but what about all of the other fluids- Power steering, drive oil, coolant, etc..?
 

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Just coming on to pretty much ask the same thing! 😑 ..... I was gonna launch and take some pics, But know if I do! Some cat will be park'n in my slip when I come back!

Then I'd have to go to the office, have them grab the chains and locks, wait for the cat to pay the 50 bucks to get set free, then I can finally slip it in! :)
Well! It wasn't a Cat! 😐 But after security moved the boat into the next slip! -- $25 bucks to unlock it Plus the Daily slip rent!😐
 
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Well. We hung out at Kokomo’s most of the day. Kids swam. We hung out with some friends from out of town. Had a few drinks, watched the SCFW docks while we waited for the boat to get a new exhaust manifold gasket installed. But got it installed and lauded it around sunset. 👍 some of the pics I snapped today.

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Was watching the LBR channel cam a few hours ago and it looked like it was gonna be a breezy day. Hope it settles down for you all.
 

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Heard some big boats got stuck in the shallows of the mouth of river?
 

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Wind was crazy whipin. We headed up to pirates around noon. White caps in Windsor. Got up on top of it and ran. No biggie but the fuckin wind blowing in the face all the way to pirates got old. Real quick. Run back was way nicer.

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Thanks for the picture.

Just as I thought. My new boat is there but I am home in Northern California. Lol

My boat had fun without me

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Wind was crazy whipin. We headed up to pirates around noon. White caps in Windsor. Got up on top of it and ran. No biggie but the fuckin wind blowing in the face all the way to pirates got old. Real quick. Run back was way nicer.

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See the blue silver white 27 Speedster with 400’s in the right foreground of the picture I reposted
How do you feel about that? I know it’s the mfg using it, but again it’s your boat.

I think I would be on the fence about it.
 
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I am OK with it. They asked first.

They were just doing the show.

It is also supposed under the guise of running to make sure everything works before I come pick it up. A shakedown cruise so to speak

So as long as everything works for me we are good.

Besides if they break it they can fix it. Lol


How do you feel about that? I know it’s the mfg using it, but again it’s your boat.

I think I would be on the fence about it.
 

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Had a great time this weekend, lake on Friday was EPIC. Crowds were minimal, temps were perfect and no wind.

We were ready to head north on Saturday but with the winds and after seeing big boats get thrown around, we decided to make it a channel day.

Ended the day with dinner at La Vita, short appearance at the RDP party and then home.

Drive home sucked. Traffic was bad and drive through a dust storm. Small price to pay for an adults weekend.....lol.

Now time to work for a couple days and then back out Wednesday afternoon with the kids.

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The car tells you when you need a break from driving? Wtf?
Yeah. New fords do. If you start to wander it sends a alert and vibrates the steering wheel.
On desert center or 78 to glamis it will go off since the road makes you drift a bit.
Or if u pass like 5 cars in 10 minutes it thinks your tired
 

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Yeah. New fords do. If you start to wander it sends a alert and vibrates the steering wheel.
On desert center or 78 to glamis it will go off since the road makes you drift a bit.
Or if u pass like 5 cars in 10 minutes it thinks your tired
Is this when using Land Assist or Adaptive Cruise or both ?-- never used either, so curious.
 

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Meh...was it rough? Not really. We ran that shit yesterday and today. Little bumpy. Worse part was wind in the face going north bound, not the water conditions. 😉🤷🏻‍♂️
 

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Meh...was it rough? Not really. We ran that shit yesterday and today. Little bumpy. Worse part was wind in the face going north bound, not the water conditions. 😉🤷🏻‍♂️
You looked pretty good going by us yesterday afternoon just south of Copper Canyon. It was blowing hard all day. No wind at all this morning.
 

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You looked pretty good going by us yesterday afternoon just south of Copper Canyon. It was blowing hard all day. No wind at all this morning.
you know first hand, those big vees love that chop. It was actually pretty fun. Buddy owns a pontoon boat out here and had never been on a cigarette before. He was nervous idiling out. I let him drive a bit. He couldn’t believe how it was like nothing at all. Lol.
I wish we would’ve known earlier where you guys were my phone was up on the boat when we were at 3 dunes so I didn’t get jodys text til way later. We’re here all week thoigh bro. Probably do 3 dunes again wed if you guys want to meet up.
 
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you know first hand, those big vees love that chop. It was actually pretty fun. Buddy owns a pontoon boat out here and had never been on a cigarette before. He was nervous idiling out. I let him drive a bit. He could’ve believe how it was nothing. Lol.
I wish we would’ve known earlier where you guys were my phone was up on the boat when we were at 3 dunes so I didn’t get jodys text til way later. We’re here all week thoigh bro. Probably do 3 dunes again wed if you guys want to meet up.
Planning on going out on the water later during the week because Jody is remote working out here till 3:00 everyday. Let us know though, maybe she can take a few hours off.
 

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you know first hand, those big vees love that chop. It was actually pretty fun. Buddy owns a pontoon boat out here and had never been on a cigarette before. He was nervous idiling out. I let him drive a bit. He could’ve believe how it was nothing. Lol.
I wish we would’ve known earlier where you guys were my phone was up on the boat when we were at 3 dunes so I didn’t get jodys text til way later. We’re here all week thoigh bro. Probably do 3 dunes again wed if you guys want to meet up.
I am going to the springs for lunch today if you guys want to roll..
 

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All of the new boats are awesome, but I would still take Lick This. Put some new 1350 Mercs in it, and that old girl will do some damage, all in a nice A/C cabin. It actually still might be for sale when I'm ready for another Skater, lol. Love that boat!
 

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I am going to the springs for lunch today if you guys want to roll..
I’m waiting fir Kelly to get back. Kids are swimming in nautical pool. Then we may run up there. What time?
 
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All of the new boats are awesome, but I would still take Lick This. Put some new 1350 Mercs in it, and that old girl will do some damage, all in a nice A/C cabin. It actually still might be for sale when I'm ready for another Skater, lol. Love that boat!
Im with ya brotha! That would be badass flying across chop in an A/C Cabin!
 
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