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Old 16 September 2012, 17:55   #1
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Hello from Juneau, AK

Hello, I'm Jimmy Brackett. I purchased a used Bombard c4 w/ two 25 ob motors. I look forward to reading through the forums & learning "how to's" for my new pride-n-joy. I'm 58 yoa. '78 ME Maritime grad w/ CG deck license AGT. Also, '87 MMA grad w/ CG engine license HP unlimited. For the past 20+ years I've been employed by the Alaska Marine Hwy Ferry Sys. You might say that I've made it a career out on the water. Fairs winds, following seas, & God Bless.
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Old 16 September 2012, 18:01   #2
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Hello and welcome to RIBnet Jimmy , some prime grounds in you neck of the woods.
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Old 17 September 2012, 01:22   #4
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Thanks for the welcome. I want to learn more about what I can do w/ my c4. When it comes to fishing, I suck! I can be sitting on a prime fishing spot & still couldn't catch a cold. What I hope to do w/ c4 is to explore/camp/whale-watch within 60 miles of home. Say, 150 miles round trip/range of home. For me, camping in the wild outdoors is fun. Tho, admittedly, the continuous rain here also sux!
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Tho, admittedly, the continuous rain here also sux!
....i know just how you feel

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When it comes to fishing, I suck!
Grenade and a net.


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Old 19 September 2012, 06:55   #7
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Welcome !!!
Alaska, 1 of the most beautiful states, too bad the weather SUCKS !!!!
It's on my bucket list to visit. My fishing is terrible also, but I do it just to stay entertained.
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[QUOTE=jyasaki;488661]Grenade and a net.


Welcome to the forum;


W/ my luck, I'd fumble that too. & I don't mean the net.
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Old 19 September 2012, 11:41   #9
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I confess. I've lived here 24 yrs. & the wx hasn't driven me out of the territory, YET! I've been blessed w/ a great job & beautiful place to live.
My job w/the ferry system takes me weekly throughout the SE AK panhandle down through the Inside Passage of Canada to Bellingham, WA. I get to see much in it's many varied majestic splendor.
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Range on a C4 IMO is about 10-12miles (each way). Maybe 15miles if you feel quite sheltered. They are nice boats, I had a C3 for a number of years. But if the weather goes to poo and there's even a bit of chop they are very wet and pound hard. The boat will survive, your kidney's maybe not.

Never seen one with twins on it. Do you have pictures?
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