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Old 17-09-2015, 16:20   #16
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The name on my boat was painted on, I used oven cleaner to remove the paint, and then slapped the new vinyl decals on. End of story

Did the same on my two boats but then I'm not comfortable with parties. Peace and solitude is my mantra.


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Old 17-09-2015, 16:24   #17
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Re: Renaming a boat

I look at it this way, yes it's probably nonsense, but what if it ain't?
Besides, a good excuse for a party.
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Old 17-09-2015, 16:38   #18
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Dont upset king Neptune, when at sea you are at the mercy of the gods, involve him in your renaming. 😁 lol

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Old 17-09-2015, 16:43   #19
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I'm more likely to be at the mercy of my own stupidity. 😎


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Re: Renaming a boat

Of course my boat sunk 2 days later
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Old 17-09-2015, 17:16   #21
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Yep...scrapped and cleaned the old name off my boat...put the vinyl name on and launched it two days later. Rather spend the time and save the money i would have spent on a party and go buy something new for the boat

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Old 17-09-2015, 18:21   #22
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Yep...scrapped and cleaned the old name off my boat...put the vinyl name on and launched it two days later. Rather spend the time and save the money i would have spent on a party and go buy something new for the boat

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But what if your boat likes to party lol?
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Yep...scrapped and cleaned the old name off my boat...put the vinyl name on and launched it two days later. Rather spend the time and save the money i would have spent on a party and go buy something new for the boat

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Man some of you guys are no fun. Parties and "believing" in superstition is half the excitement. Same as, I dont really believe in those ghost hunter shows but I have fun creeping myself out watching them after a few beverages.
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Re: Renaming a boat

I'm not superstitious, but I go with the renaming celebration. Hell - you've got nothing to lose by doing it and as others have noted - a good excuse to throw a party
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I hope king Neptune doesn't read CF he would not like to be taken as a joke 👻 💀 😁

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