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    Default It could have been worse.

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    Oops. Ugly boat, but still
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    It's only FG.......

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    "We have come to live in a society based on insults, on lies and on things that just aren't true. It creates an environment where deranged people feel empowered." -- Colin Powell, 10/30/18

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    Trailer not up to the task.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Jones View Post
    Trailer not up to the task.
    Off the hard top on the inside, wet soft ground not supporting the inside wheels.
    Other than checking the engine mountings, probably not much damage.


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    Told him not to go through the Burger King drive-thru with that trailer, but he wouldn't listen.
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    Always tie down your load.

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    EDIT: Looks like it WAS tied down. Still, the admonition holds.

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    Not enough initial stability?
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    I wonder how the boat got launched into the lake in the first place (if it's enclosed).

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbgarr View Post
    (if it's enclosed).
    Lake of the Ozarks
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