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Old 11-05-2011, 06:51 PM
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Default Boat dropped 20' then cut in half and still floats!

And it's not a Whaler!
http://www.sportfishingmag.com/video...nter-boat-drop
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:24 PM
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Hmmm.....I feel like i have seen or heard about this before.




I assume you don't visit the boating section of the forum often?
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Next week they are going to cross a really choppy bay with a crate of raw eggs on the bow to show how smooth it rides.
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Welcome to last month
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Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn
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Sorry...I thought you guys would get a kick out of it.
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We did last month
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Antique boat building methods compared to Everglades! Viral marketing BS.
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THanks. I had not seen it before.

Geeze, I hope I never make a double post. Is there more to the story why everyone is being a d-bag about this?
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Is there more to the story why everyone is being a d-bag about this?
It's not a yellowfin ,invincible,fountain,freeman
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:51 AM
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Antique boat building methods compared to Everglades! Viral marketing BS.
Could you qualify that statement?( boat building methods) and give some examples.

Might be BS marketing.... but isn't that the very nature of advertising?
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:26 AM
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I'm really happy that some of you guys have seen this video. However, many of us do not have the time to spend searching and reading every thread that is posted on the forum. I know it's hard to believe as well as accept. Unfortunately, that's just the way it is.

As one of the few who have not seen it--cool video, thanks for sharing.
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Next thing you know they will take a flamethrower to it, then run a bulldozer over it, and finish by emptying the clip of a Thompson .45 into the hull...and the bullets will bounce off, I am sure.
I'll put this in the pure marketing BS file...
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Originally Posted by DavenFla View Post
Could you qualify that statement?( boat building methods) and give some examples.

Might be BS marketing.... but isn't that the very nature of advertising?
Everglades uses a patented process called RAMCAP. The hull is a fiberglass shell without any stringers. A foam core is cast, bonded to the hull, and a cap is put on which is also bonded to the foam. The end result is a one piece hull and cap with a foam ocre that is permanently bonded. The foam is solid and very light. it provides all the stiffness in the hull as It's a structural component. It also offers positive floatation. The process is patented and proprietary to Everglades. You can feel the construction in the ride. It's solid. Torsional twisting of the hull is non existent or at least imperceptible.

This is the plug cute from my boat to install a transducer.

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I'm someone who's not on here 24/7 so I hadn't seen the video yet either. Thanks for sharing the interesting clip.
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Neat idea. They are only about 55 years too late.

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Originally Posted by Wolakrab View Post
Next thing you know they will take a flamethrower to it, then run a bulldozer over it, and finish by emptying the clip of a Thompson .45 into the hull...and the bullets will bounce off, I am sure.
I'll put this in the pure marketing BS file...
It should be fine...they just need to avoid the land mines at the boat ramp, placed by fellow THTers.
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Booooorrrrrriiiingggg. An Everwhat??
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Originally Posted by ThreeLittleFish View Post
Everglades uses a patented process called RAMCAP. The hull is a fiberglass shell without any stringers. A foam core is cast, bonded to the hull, and a cap is put on which is also bonded to the foam. The end result is a one piece hull and cap with a foam ocre that is permanently bonded. The foam is solid and very light. it provides all the stiffness in the hull as It's a structural component. It also offers positive floatation. The process is patented and proprietary to Everglades. You can feel the construction in the ride. It's solid. Torsional twisting of the hull is non existent or at least imperceptible.

This is the plug cute from my boat to install a transducer.

That is the same construction as my walk on spa cover... interesting.

I like the concept used by Everglades and love the look of their boats but how is using Kevlar in the SH make it an antique method of construction? Maybe it's your choice of words that suggest all other boat builders are living in the past.

Because a new design comes along, or in the case of Everglades having a proprietary construction method, does not trump everything else, that's just nonsense. That logic would suggest other manufacturers like Genmar who has VEC process (Virtual Engineered Composites ) and Roplene ® roto-molded polyethylene, can say the same thing and be equally correct in that assumption.

Genmar boats as well as SH and Everglades have a niche that serves the recreational boater, but the build process does not make everything else antiquated... nor does their advertising campaign = BS.

... just sayin'
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I would wait a while before I opened my beer or soda. I guess this simulates true THT 3 footers.

We used to have members here that owned that Marina - does anyine remember their names. Wiley bought his boat there. They sold Hydrasports and Evinrdes and then Yamahas - in fact people used to joke that this was a yamaha hydrasports forum.
Thanks for posting I hadn't seen that either - very impressive.
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