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Old Jul 06, 2011, 05:32 PM
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Maiden voyage, part 2, 3, Bee boat, Barbe boat.

The Barbe boat is near perfection. Runs great. Maybe
just a little weight in the front. It looks like it wants to
fly a little. Any thing above half throttle is scary.

When it hits a little wave it gets in the air and stays.
Sometimes it only hits the water every five or six
feet. We were a little concerned about the weight,
over twelve pounds, but the Thunder Tiger 61,
even at half throttle is a screamer. And it idles
like a kitten.

The Bee boat he had trouble keeping it running, fine
on the dock and died several times on the water.

It wants to plow just a little at first but comes up
with just a little power. His is moving the motor
back an inch and just a little down. The balance
on it was right on.

Still no video camera, sorry.

Brad got a piece of flint rock in his shoe and cut his
heal. Not the best day we have had. Wind picked
up and we came home. I am a bit of a party pooper,
as I have to stay under the shelter because of the
sun. It was really hot today.
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Old Jul 12, 2011, 08:24 PM
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So, ? No one is talking to me until we get a video camera?
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Old Jul 12, 2011, 09:22 PM
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We want pictures, some of us can't read.
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 02:00 AM
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HEY I am sure everbody will talk to ya HECK I have no way to put on VID myself . ya some of us cant even spell right at times like me sometimes.OR use the right english but we all try.;-)) ya Pictures would be intresting we may even learn something ?? DON THE Rustbucket
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 02:01 AM
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OK I know I just left myself wide open o well I am use to it but all of you know me
He He He . DON or most of you
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 09:28 AM
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We want pictures, some of us can't read.
Uhhh....that's what I said already....

Hope Brads foot is better...
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 02:00 PM
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Kimber we really like the boats that you and Brad build but to have to sit here and just imagine what your talking about is kinda hard to do. A picture is worth a thousand words and a video is worth a thousand pictures. See what you can do to so we can see what your talking about. Pete
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 08:33 PM
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Have a cell phone?They can take semi decent videos.
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 09:00 PM
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"A picture is worth a thousand words and a video is worth a thousand pictures."

Wow!, that's heavy man.

Here Kimber, you can borrow one of my videos. Just put your name on it, they won't know.

Flitecraft Outlaw (1 min 5 sec)
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Old Jul 13, 2011, 09:09 PM
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Have a cell phone?They can take semi decent videos.
Our $29 cell phone doesn't even take pictures. When
it rings it goes "Cheap cheap cheap"!

We are working on it.
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