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Taking The Boat On It's Maiden Voyage

Old 03-17-2010, 05:48 PM
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I'm headed for the water after work tomorrow. Gonna see if I can find a few fish and see what kind of a job I did converting my boat into a bowfishing rig. Headed to some of the backwaters off of Hwy 94 in St. Charles County, MO. I checked it out tonight. Water is a little high, but no current back there.
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Old 03-17-2010, 05:52 PM
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Good luck and be safe....Most importantly have fun and let us know how it goes....Also remember PICTURES!!!!!!
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Old 03-17-2010, 06:22 PM
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Don't keep your cell phone or any other non-water proof items in your pocket.

Don't forget to put the drain plug in.

Good luck! Don't die!
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Old 03-17-2010, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by HNI_Christine View Post

Good luck! Don't die!
Not planning on it.

This is mostly a feeling out trip with the boat. Trying to see what I need to tweak to make it work better. See how the lights work, etc. But a few fish would be nice too.
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Old 03-18-2010, 03:49 PM
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Well it didn't turn out so good. Now I remember why I hate boats. Motor wouldn't turn over very good, and had trouble starting. Played around with it a while there and gave up. Came back home and found a loose wire on the starter. It was an easy fix once I found the damn thing. *&&^$##%^&(((*&^&* It starts great and runs fine now that I'm in the yard.

I guess I'll just have to try it again tomorrow. Weather is still supposed to be nice.
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Originally Posted by jmbuckhunter View Post
Well it didn't turn out so good. Now I remember why I hate boats...
Hmmmmm? Why does this sound familiar...
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Old 03-19-2010, 07:54 AM
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I always start mine at home before i drive an hour to find out it wont work.
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:00 AM
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I always start mine at home before i drive an hour to find out it wont work.
It ran great a little over a month ago when I tried it out before I bought it.
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Did you have any bananas around??
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:19 AM
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Did you have any bananas around??
No bananas, but I did give it a few new names yesterday without a proper ceremony. *&^%$#@!#$%^&*
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