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Old 03-19-2012, 02:08 PM
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If a person who says they have been boating many many years and owned a lot of boats asked you these questions.....what would you think??
what is 3M 5200, what is that stuff for??
same thing with clear silicone, "what is that clear snot looking stuff around the steering wheel base? whats that for?" uumm, to seal the console so no water can get in there no matter what.
You left this boat on a trailer all year to fade in the sun? what color does white turn when it fades?? or does white fade??....l didnt know it was fading how I am not rolling on the floor laughing right now....
why are the cleats scratched.......um, from tying up anchors and tying up to docks....no, they were too shiny for my liking, I took sandpaper and scratched em up, i heard it makes fish bite more.

These were legitimate questions I was asked, there is more.......I thought they were hilarious!!!

tell me more funny shit ya'll have experienced buying/selling boats, there has got to be many, let the entertainment begin!!!
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How does one scratch cleats tying up anchors and tying up to docks?
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Sorry this comment has nothing to do with your post but I have a 2 year old son that is at the inquisitive stage and his main comment lately is "what's that for". Got a chuckle reading your comment on the snot - silicone seal and "what's that for"...had this picture of my son asking me the same thing.

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Ditto on the scratches on the cleats
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How do you make the T-top go down? (As if in a convertible car).
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Ditto on the scratches on the cleats
ditto..............from using steel cable instead of rope for anchor line, its easier to steal and you dont need to use a chain. I use steel wool instead of a sponge to clean the boat, its cheaper than soap and takes everything off.
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
How do you make the T-top go down? (As if in a convertible car).
Thats what im talking about!!! you can use a sawzall, it will only work 1 time though.
duhh, you mean its not a bimini top???
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Ditto on the scratches on the cleats
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Jeezus H Christ!!!, there are many different fucking grades of rope. Ive boated and fished over 25 years and owned boats that many. I mainly bottom fish and spearfish, load the boxes up with grouper and can anchor on a dime in over 120'. This type of fishing requires a lot of anchoring Some nylon rope is very rigid and stiff hard to tie knots with but is tough as nails, if it slid through your hands it would cut you and give you blisters and make girls cry Some rope is very limp and supple and wears/cuts quite easily. I have used all grades above and have an opinion from experience. So these scratches are NOT gouges as you may envision in your text reading eyeballs, but very minor little tiny scuffs that may not even show up in a picture. Does this answer the question???? Do you know how to use an anchor ball or how to float an anchor to move down the ledge????

MY GOD there is mold growing in the fucking bilge...Who in the hell allows mold to grow in there bilge?!?!?!? This must mean this boat has to have had major structural damage.

Will somebody please post some funny shit now that the cleat issue has been addressed! That was the intent of this post..........

Im going over to the sandbar and look at some TITTIES!!!
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Jeezus H Christ!!!, there are many different fucking grades of rope. Ive boated and fished over 25 years and owned boats that many. I mainly bottom fish and spearfish, load the boxes up with grouper and can anchor on a dime in over 120'. This type of fishing requires a lot of anchoring Some nylon rope is very rigid and stiff hard to tie knots with but is tough as nails, if it slid through your hands it would cut you and give you blisters and make girls cry Some rope is very limp and supple and wears/cuts quite easily. I have used all grades above and have an opinion from experience. So these scratches are NOT gouges as you may envision in your text reading eyeballs, but very minor little tiny scuffs that may not even show up in a picture. Does this answer the question???? Do you know how to use an anchor ball or how to float an anchor to move down the ledge????

MY GOD there is mold growing in the fucking bilge...Who in the hell allows mold to grow in there bilge?!?!?!? This must mean this boat has to have had major structural damage.

Will somebody please post some funny shit now that the cleat issue has been addressed! That was the intent of this post..........

Im going over to the sandbar and look at some TITTIES!!!
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ME TOO! Wait I ain't got no wheel shat
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
How do you make the T-top go down? (As if in a convertible car).
I got that one before. I almost died laughing.
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Im going over to the sandbar and look at some TITTIES!!!
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Thats what I was thinking halfway through this thread.
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4800pms in first ??? - why don't you shift?
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Originally Posted by LI Sound Grunt View Post
4800pms in first ??? - why don't you shift?
Thats funny as shit right there!!! This is the stuff im talking about, post it, lets have a laugh.

while standing in almost knee deep water waiting on the coasties bailing with a bucket til I hyperventilate my friend ask "do you have the bilge pump on??" .......
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How many miles on it?
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
How do you make the T-top go down? (As if in a convertible car).
Funny thing is, some of them actually do.......
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Funny thing is, some of them actually do.......
but would anybody want one??? it could not possibly be strong or sturdy enough to not fall apart and shatter in a million pieces in the graveyard of the atlantic. they are gimmicks, good for inshore ponds.....
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Jeezus H Christ!!!, there are many different fucking grades of rope. Ive boated and fished over 25 years and owned boats that many. I mainly bottom fish and spearfish, load the boxes up with grouper and can anchor on a dime in over 120'. This type of fishing requires a lot of anchoring Some nylon rope is very rigid and stiff hard to tie knots with but is tough as nails, if it slid through your hands it would cut you and give you blisters and make girls cry Some rope is very limp and supple and wears/cuts quite easily. I have used all grades above and have an opinion from experience. So these scratches are NOT gouges as you may envision in your text reading eyeballs, but very minor little tiny scuffs that may not even show up in a picture. Does this answer the question???? Do you know how to use an anchor ball or how to float an anchor to move down the ledge????

Those of us with many years of boating experience and have owned numerous boats, knew what you were talking about........
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Had one guy ask where the emergency brake was
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Why do you have such long CB antennas on this boat? AH, those are outriggers
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