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Old 12-10-2009, 10:16 AM
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This would have to be an absolute blast!

http://www.jetlev-flyer.com/

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Old 12-10-2009, 10:25 AM
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Good for target practice.............
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Old 12-10-2009, 10:30 AM
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Looks fun, you think jetskis can be a nuisance? imagine half a dozen of these things zipping around the lake!
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Old 12-10-2009, 10:33 AM
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fun is expensive!

129,000 euro = $190K!!!
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Old 12-10-2009, 10:43 AM
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interesting, what happens when your 40 feet up @ 40mph, and the engine craps out ?
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Originally Posted by jerseysportfisher View Post
interesting, what happens when your 40 feet up @ 40mph, and the engine craps out ?
Torpedo time!
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No one at THT will like it . . . only comes wit two exhaust jets

Now make that 4 exhaust jets (lets not talk about a fifth exhaust jet) and every THTer will love it and do 50 mph OVER 10 footers
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I wonder if I could troll 2 rods on that thing?
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Old 12-13-2009, 04:03 AM
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I'd like to see a picture of the "boat unit".
Wonder how it would work on anything but a flat surface.
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Originally Posted by signmansez View Post
Looks fun, you think jetskis can be a nuisance? imagine half a dozen of these things zipping around the lake!
Ya got to think like the Carolina boys think and that might be a good thing.
All that needs is one vhf radio on those half dozen contraptions and you have the perfect Cobia lookouts. Who needs birds!!!!
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$188K for that thing!!!! Its not much more than a jet ski. Get the price down to 10K and they might have something.
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So what happens when the towed engine unit gets pulled into a 4' wake?
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Old 12-13-2009, 10:56 AM
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This looks like a blast and pretty clever use of existing technology. I'm pretty sure you could rig something similar up for a few hundred bucks + a jetski... unfortunately I'm sure you would have to suffer through a few hundred high powered faceplants before you got it right.

Luckily I don't have easy access to any fire hose to find out, although I do have the perfect donor ski...
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