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needwake 10-22-2007 7:42 AM

Just went down to Baltimore and picked up a new boat - 1998 205! We left on Friday Morning from Ontario, stopped in Pittsburgh and caught the Pens/Canes game and continued on to Baltimore. Picked up the boat and came straight back - home Saturday night by 2 am. Took the boat out yesterday (75 deg air) and had a blast. <BR>Worst part of the entire trip: Took close to 100 pics of the entire weekend and proceeded to drop my camera in the lake...diving down this afternoon to see if I can salvage the memory card.

yager97 10-22-2007 8:22 AM

Congrats sick boat todd, next summer when im in owen sound you gots to take me out for a rip behind that bad boy!! and if you ever make it barrie way, your always welcome out on the mobius gravity games. I've also thought about towing it up to the sound and taking it out there, any good spots?? sucks about the camera, get divin before that water freezes}

showtime 10-22-2007 9:19 AM

congrats, get us some pics...

needwake 10-22-2007 11:44 AM

FOUND THE CAMERA! I couldn't believe it. My buddy has dive gear so he spent about 1/2 hour where we thought we had lost it and said it was pure luck he saw it thru all the mud and weeds. Now if I can salvage the pics it will be great. <BR> <BR>Andrew, you can definately have a pull anytime, we always like to take different people out.

trace 10-22-2007 12:21 PM

Awesome. We found our ~$600 houseboat anchor last Friday in about 65' of water. It's a great feeling.

sulmaxwell 10-22-2007 1:29 PM

next time ur in BC my Von Zippers are in 35 feet of water off a point in Kalamalka Lake,,,any takers to dive down and get them???? I really miss them!

johnsvt 10-22-2007 2:16 PM

Congrats on getting a nice boat and great to hear about finding what is left of the camera. I remember picking my boat up last year left at 4am back home about 10-11pm definately a long day exciting day.

kraig 10-22-2007 5:34 PM

I could use a bit of help as well. Lost my favorite Von Zippers in about 10' of water. It sucks losing things to the lake gods.

bob 10-23-2007 2:38 AM

I want to hear if the mem card still works though. Keep us updated.

absoluteboarder 10-23-2007 4:20 AM

congrats todd!......wow thats quite the trip......I had enough going to detroit and back in one day. At least you got to see a game ...nice way to break it up. Well the trip was well worth it i'm sure. the selection and price of boats in the Usa are unmatched by anything we have up here......enjoy! <BR>hopefully we get to see some pics!

yager97 10-23-2007 11:06 AM

Might take you up on that offer, im up in Owen Sound frequently in the summer since my girlfriend is from there. You gotta get conley out riding, I've bein trying to get him out for a while now just hasnt worked out.

big_matt 10-23-2007 7:24 PM

Todd, where's a pic of the 98? Congrats on the new boat!

needwake 10-25-2007 9:18 AM

I finally got my internet working again so here are the pics of the trip... <BR> <BR>The truck... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514197.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>Not getting lost... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514198.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>...or sick <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514199.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>the wait at the border... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514200.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>small detour in Pittsburg... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514201.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>...for a Pen's game! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514202.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>opening faceoff... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514203.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>game winner in a shoot-out... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514204.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>overnight stay... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514205.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>seeing the boat for the first time... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514206.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>the new owners... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514207.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>look what followed us home... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514208.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>eating more gas now... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514209.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>the scenery... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514210.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>minor repairs! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514211.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>finally home... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514212.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>tower down, in you go... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514213.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>nice and cosy... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514214.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>taking it out for the first time... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514215.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>at least it floats! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/514216.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>After the last picture is when I dropped my camera in the lake. I am glad to have it back b/c I sure would have missed these pics! <BR> <BR>It was a great trip and hopefully well worth it...

yager97 10-26-2007 5:41 AM

nice ride for sure. what lake is that? looks decent and is that a public launch ramp???

gti2lo 10-26-2007 10:22 AM

Looks like you found a nice boat... the drive to pittsburg is definetly nice.. done it a few years ago..


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