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Old 14 December 2013, 12:48   #1
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Kill cord saves the day.

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Kill cord saves the day - we all know we should wear it!
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Old 14 December 2013, 12:51   #2
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Bass boats are just silly, IMO. Way overpowered, and all because "that's what the pro guys do".

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Old 14 December 2013, 13:07   #3
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Why are they so flat bottomed ?
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the water they are used on is generally flat i believe.
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Ouch!

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Kill cord saves the day - we all know we should wear it!
Thought that tank slap was hilarious ........... however I have never been thrown overboard at speed and I bet that hurt like hell and left him with a headache for a few days
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I watched a bass boat hit my rather large wakeboarding wake and stand his boat straight up and down. Doubt he will ever do that again with his trim up at that speed.

Then my friends were riding on a narrow channel in a delta and a bass boat tried to pass at high speed. Same thing happened as the guy in the video above except he wound up parked on the rock rip rap. When they got to him, he still had a hold of the steering wheel which kept him in the boat.

Fishing is often only to be considered should there be beer involved. Beer = stupidity. Another time I was at the launch ramp and a guy who could barely stand after a day of fishing states, "I am a little fu_kered up". Really? And what gives you the thought that driving that way is okay? We hurriedly left.
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Old 14 December 2013, 14:26   #7
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Forget the kill cord issue for a moment, that type of boat surely has a stability problem, the wave he hit was all of 6 inches high.

Surely they should not be able to have that large engines on if they do that

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They have 200HP and can travel at 70-80mph. Bass boats can be flown with only a very small pad in the water. You have to know how to drive them and more importantly, when to trim in and slow down. Much like throwing a car into a corner, you can't be on the brakes at high speed and you can't take a 30mph corner at 100mph. Although drunk people often try.
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Peter C, I certainly would not want that type of set up, 6 inch wave and it flips, even if your "P155ed" it shouldn't do that, should it ?
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I'm guessing you'd also have worn a lifejacket which this Muppet didn't appear to be either...
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