ANY THOUGHTS???

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ANY THOUGHTS???

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Post by JETTYWOLF » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:25 pm

Why Is this something that just hasn't caught on in the mainstream market? Meaning I don't see them on ANY BOATS at the boat ramp on Saturday mornings when there's 400 Coneheads with every gidgy-gadget imaginable on their boats.

Because it's ugly?

Because it's single purpose?

Any Thoughts :?: :?: Anyone know anything ??

The claims and seemingly up-sides seem very interesting: http://www.blueoceantackle.com/prop_thrusters.htm

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Post by Chaps » Thu Mar 13, 2014 1:04 am

At a grand a pop they better do something. Looks like the drag they would create likely offsets thrust gains . . . dunno . . . buy one Dave and tell us how it works
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:31 am

I thought the same thing......DRAG. Countering the so called Benefits.

Hmmmm, a grand huh? Didn't know the price. Some kind of specially coated aluminum.

At that price, Guess thats the reason the Military has them? Since "WE" buy all kinds of dumb shet. When $$ is NO object.

I see it every damn day, here in Bagdad, Florida.

From the Coasties to the Army Corps and beyond with boats and equipment they certainly don't need, but we buy.
Makes ya wonder how we ever got along with out million dollar custom aluminum special purpose Catamarans & go Fast patrol boats?

If I had a GRAND. I get me a chair like this, instead for my customers:

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Post by Gypseas » Thu Mar 13, 2014 1:26 pm

Whats so special about the chair...IKEA aluminum bar stool with a rod holder and fancy logos
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Thu Mar 13, 2014 1:39 pm

Gypsy,

They make it at any height you want basically. The gimbal is all one piece intergrated into a plate that goes under the seat and is part of the swivel in the seat. http://ultimatefishingseat.com/gimble.html

Not super special. But no one else makes them and they are in South "cosmopolitan" Florida where Money drips off the avacado tree's!

And really sweet azzes sell......"see website for nice azzes" http://ultimatefishingseat.com/deckgeargirls.html

Some one has to pay for that website. I know, it ain't me!

They use these seats on the front of "bay Boats and Flats boats" down there in "Cosmo-land". For LIGHT tackle Tarpon fishing and tournaments.
In which we don't have up here in "work a day Joe" land Florida.



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Post by Napa Mike » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:19 am

the white bikini is classy!

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Post by goatram » Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:21 am

Dave and Bob
The Science behind that duct has to be working.
1 the Navy and US Government are using them
2 Your Aircraft are using jet engines now throwing a real big fan at the front of the engine. It is completely enshrouded. The water is compressed and moved along.
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:38 pm

I FIGGERED..SOME ONE HAS USED THEM. AND OF COURSE THE G-MEN.

I WAS WONDERING WHY THE CUBAN PENIS EXTENDERS DON'T HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THEM ON THEM??

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