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Old 22 June 2013, 06:04   #11
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Thanks for all the useful (and useless suggestions)

I will give it a try next time we are out and see if I can narrow it down.

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Old 22 June 2013, 08:54   #12
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Last year i tried to help a bunch of lads on the beach who had sunk their speedboat , it was full of water with bare bodged wiring and the battery was washing around in the bottom of the boat still conected (proper Chav speedboat), the shocks i was getting trying to pump it out were quite strong and guy looked like he was having a fit trying to disconect the batter , quite funny
No they didn't even have a pump the lesson learned was just how fast speedboats sink ,faster than any pump can move water,you really do need a battery isolator switch
and don't anchor your boat by the stern in small surf DOH !
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Old 22 June 2013, 09:43   #13
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No shocks but remember going out to a sinking yacht
When we got to him the water level in the cabin was still rising & was up to our knees so 2 of us helped bail out with buckets whilst the skipper used the manual bilge pump
we were just about to beach it when there was a dull thud just like someone had hit the hull with a blow from a sledge hammer
Remember looking at the battery that was now well underwater and split in half .

Only time I ever got a shock was when touching the plug lead of an outboard whilst it was running thinking that a wet suit glove would insulate me I was in for a shock worst bit was it got me on my wrist . Even though it seemed dry the damp salt must have caused it to track onto me .
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Old 22 June 2013, 11:30   #14
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I got a poke off a Seagull outboard motor once. Does anyone remember those?
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I got a poke off a Seagull outboard motor once. Does anyone remember those?
Yeah Fond Memories of the Old 'Sea Gull' Engines .....
Not...THAKFULLY! ...of Being Poked by one though!!
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After watching the electric shock pranks found this one:



Made me laugh so much.
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excellent wind up!!! ha ha superb, why didnt we think of that Whisper?? doh
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