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Old Apr 19, 2012, 01:08 AM
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Scuppers coming? Might flood the deck otherwise - Capt Ron thinks!
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Old Apr 19, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Scuppers will be evaluated after some more testing at the final W/L. Plan to use round tube style if necessary.

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Old Jun 17, 2012, 10:13 PM
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Got the boat in the water today and did a full test of the drive system. All worked out fine. Motors remained cool even after 15 min. of forward and back throttle work. Decks stayed dry except for extreme backing down. Overall, I am very pleased with the performance and love the way a 55 # model handles in the water...
Next details will be fendering small parts and lights.....No idea what to do with the winch yet.....

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Old Jun 17, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Freeing ports

Darrin try's not, to be a member of the "decks awash" club. CB
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Decided to edit this one Charlie...I think I am part of the club based on the second pic.....

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Old Jun 17, 2012, 11:11 PM
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Tug looks awesome!
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 08:58 AM
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Great job !
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 11:26 AM
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Great job Darrin! Is that Greer park...?
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 12:48 PM
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I wasn't including, your great subs, when I made that comment. CB
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Charlie, Just joking around too...

Troy,

Yep, Greer is my favorite place to trial the boats. Shallow enough to wade out when I have a problem. I did hit that submerged rock closest to the street though. It was very murky and was unable to see it.....I miss our tug meets at that lake....

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Old Jun 18, 2012, 03:40 PM
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Yep, I thought the shoreline looked familiar... :-)

Can't wait to see this tug hooked up to a barge....
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Old Jun 19, 2012, 09:07 PM
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1/2 a bubble off
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That IS, a nice looking tug. Job well done.
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Old Jun 20, 2012, 03:55 AM
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Love this tug.
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Old Oct 28, 2014, 10:20 AM
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Took the tug to Cerritos Regional and ran with my dad (lobster boat) and uncle (lifeguard). Good family fun! Iphone photos are a bit blown out.....


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Excellent !

You are lucky to have family to run with ~
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