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Old 23 February 2021, 15:19   #1
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Ski'ing on the beach

Someone on a facebook sib group asked about how difficult launching and recovering on shingle beaches was, inflatable rollers and balloon wheels were suggested, then a guy came up with his own method which was inventive and looked to be working for him.
I may have to give it a try when we are less restricted


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Old 23 February 2021, 16:56   #2
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that could be a good idea!!! Blow me down!

think waterskis are wider and if cut down to length may be better for a heavier set-up like mine....

got me thinking... and potentially trawling ebay for cheap waterskis......
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When I was in the mines we moved 1/2 ton conveyor sprockets with bent corrugated steel sheets pulling along the coal and stone on the floor never thought of this for a boat nice one
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Snowboards may work better then a lot wider than a ski
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Old 24 February 2021, 14:45   #6
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I was considering bringing my engine separate to the sib up a banked shingle beach with it laying down in a tobogan with me being on the rope at the top of the shingle.
But I hadnt considered putting the sib on ski's.
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Old 24 February 2021, 16:48   #7
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It's a very interesting idea... someone has to test the theory for the forum.
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