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Old 13-06-2012, 08:10   #16
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Re: just when I thought I'd seen it all...

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He who dies with the most toys is still dead.
Oh, come on. A tiny penis isn't fatal.
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Old 13-06-2012, 09:06   #17
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Oh, come on. A tiny penis isn't fatal.
I'm glad anatomy has been interjected into this conversation. It used to be that the ultimate "penis boat" (Wonderblond's term) was the Cigarrette. In our area this icon has been supplanted however, and the penis boat du jour is clearly the Protector. And you've got to have twin Yamaha 150s of course, and now a bow thruster.

So there it is, still, tied up across from my 1995 10' Caribe with its 15hp Suzuki.

I'm feeling a race coming on for pink slips. His slip to my slip and back. LeMans start and finish--first man standing on the finger pier after having tied a proper cleat knot wins.

He's welcome to use both engines and the thruster.
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Old 13-06-2012, 15:20   #18
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What a wimp...

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Old 13-06-2012, 15:46   #19
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

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What a wimp...

Doesn't show the bow thruster so it's not in the same league.
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

That much prop, you could just tack on some wings and fly it home.
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Old 17-06-2012, 10:01   #21
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

Hmmmm...... I doubt if anyone on this forum would be accused of too many toys on their boat... right?
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Old 17-06-2012, 10:20   #22
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

Ok folks, Enough of this thruster envy.
First.... Under 50mph the Protector drives like a bar of soap.
Second ... The engines are as close together as they can put them so there is not a huge amount of differiential thrust when one is in reverse and one forward,
Third... The Protectors are really boats with an inflatable bumper. The 38 weighs anmost 15,000 Pounds!

While this scenerio is a bad example the marina folks are always putting 50 ft boats in 40 ft slips these days. Thrusters are becoming very common. Just another tool. I get a big kick out of watching a sailboat come into a harbor at 5 knots expecting the thruster to work at speed.

However ... all the sterotyping is pretty much spot on! LOL
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Old 17-06-2012, 12:47   #23
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

So did thruster jockey have the gold chains, the very expensive sunglasses and top of the range boat shoes to go with? What about the 'proper' boating attire - of the $$$$ type, as opposed to the basic bare foot or scruffy boat shoed yachty?
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

For any other ignorant sods, like me, I've looked up these things. RecreationalTarga 30'

Bow thruster optional.
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Especially all he wanted to buy was a box of Tampax.
ROTFLMAO
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

If someone offered me one I would take it. I would even wear the gold chains, grease my hair back and wear the aloha shirt with the top three buttons undone if that was part of the deal.
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If someone offered me one I would take it. I would even wear the gold chains, grease my hair back and wear the aloha shirt with the top three buttons undone if that was part of the deal.
That description somehow brings Miami Vice to mind.

It's been a while, I'd have to look it up. Still funny to imagine.
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Especially all he wanted to buy was a box of Tampax.
Well--his weekend was a write-off, so get something else to play with.
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

Don't knock the aloha shirts!! It was a t-shirt and sports coat and an unshaven face that Don Johnson wore.
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Re: Just When I Thought I'd Seen It All ...

Yep, if i bought a boat with a bowthruster i would never use it and have it removed immediately!......









As if......Lol
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