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Old 09-30-2020, 06:29 AM
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Maybe a trailer hook up?

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Police brutality device for swimming protestors
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Ice breaker or to push trees out of the way. Pretty crazy if you ran into anything with that. It would cut a whale in half
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Police brutality device for swimming protestors
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That boat is registered in Oregon, so probably for logs
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Year end excess budget consumption at some point in the past.
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Securing logs and debris
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They're going for a Mad Max/Road Warrior vibe. You can't see their spiky mohawks from outside the cabin.
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Picking up a floating body?
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You've heard of cow-catchers, for trains. This is Portland, so that is an antifa-catcher.
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Ever seen the movie "Seven"?
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Originally Posted by 805gregg View Post
That boat is registered in Oregon, so probably for logs
Must be Multnomah County as the red ship behind says Portland Fire.

I wonder if the teeth might also be employed to snag and move ( or cut?) illegally deployed gill nets with a jet boat? But the logs and ice reference makes sense since those teeth are so similar to dog or bucking teeth on a chainsaw.
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That would take a lot of forward / reverse to cut o log in half.
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Lots of smart-ass comments already!

The teeth on the stem are common in the PNW. They're used to prevent logs from slipping under the boat when the boat is pushing logs out of the way at slow speeds.
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The large rivers and sounds in the PACNW don't ice up. That's the Willamette river in Portland, and the nearby Columbia, both don't ice up. However, we do have lots of dead heads, and illegal nets and other debris floating around. I would think it's for cutting nets, lines and other debris. It isn't going to do much to a large Doug fir log though, just under the surface.

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