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Old    Scott Legge (w00taz)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-19-2007, 11:43 AM Reply   
Seems to be a flood of the same flame-bait threads so I thought everyone could use a laugh.
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       09-19-2007, 11:48 AM Reply   
Due to the shape of the hull on the Epic. When towing the "Drop ZONE" design of the hull suck's the trailer to the boat so rear stap's are not required.
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2007, 11:51 AM Reply   
if i said something that bad when i was a kid i got a bar of soap in my mouth.

new question- do i have to leave my plug at all times when my boat is in the water? i have an auto bildge pump and i like the extra ballest.

ill give this no more than 10 min. to "delete"
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-19-2007, 11:54 AM Reply   
my epic has wheels.... its so advanced i don't need a truck to tow it.... you're all just jealous
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       09-19-2007, 12:08 PM Reply   
No plug, it takes too much time to pull out on the ramp.

Edit:
Oops I'm out of the 10 minutes. I knew I shouldn't of eaten lunch...

(Message edited by rallyart on September 19, 2007)
Old    Rich (rson)      Join Date: Jun 2002       09-19-2007, 12:16 PM Reply   
The real Epics (Toyota) didn't need straps.
Old    kevin mcginty (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       09-19-2007, 2:01 PM Reply   
Epics do need back straps. But their awesomeness allows them to not need a bow connection. Also, epics throw even larger wakes if you dont take them off the trailer while you ride, something about the fenders cleaning up the wake.
Old    Trace (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       09-19-2007, 5:15 PM Reply   
They also automatically shut themselves off whenever anyone is in the water nearby, and throw no wake at all during powerturns.
Old    Phatboypimp (phatboypimp)      Join Date: Apr 2005       09-19-2007, 5:38 PM Reply   
Damn, I should have bought an Epic, how come the dealer didn't share all of this with me?
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2007, 5:55 PM Reply   
i heard they had special magnets that hold your boards in the rack while towing on the freeway
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       09-19-2007, 8:31 PM Reply   
i think they just drop their wedge and the wind resistance holds the boat down.
Old    lakeski (lakeski)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2007, 9:49 PM Reply   
Scott,

It's so nice of you to ask! I can hardly believe that the WW community is so concerned as to launch an entire thread seeking the answer to this burning question.....

Upload

I don't want anyone to lose any sleep pondering this important issue!
Old    Rich (rson)      Join Date: Jun 2002       09-20-2007, 7:18 AM Reply   
THE REAL EPICS....I can sleep now.
Old    bocephus            09-20-2007, 3:40 PM Reply   
Just curious why everyone is bagging on the Epic. Why I don't particularly care for the Epic myself Chris Anthony has proven to be a great guy. He knows I own a nautique, but still answers all my emails and questions. Hell, he made what everyone asked for, a SAN 210 on steroids, what gives??
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-20-2007, 3:52 PM Reply   
i dont think it has anything to do with epic. its the lack of decent material on this site for the past couple weeks and everyone is at work waiting to go home right now
Old    Scott Legge (w00taz)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-21-2007, 11:50 AM Reply   
haha I posted it because its a great conglomeration of two highly discussed senseless topics.
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       09-21-2007, 1:22 PM Reply   
Let me guess you don't use straps right?
Old    Cliff Griffin (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       09-21-2007, 4:41 PM Reply   


Lakeski has his straps upside down.
Old    lakeski (lakeski)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-21-2007, 4:54 PM Reply   
I do?

The Safro Marine logo looks right side up to me!
Old    JimR (jimr)      Join Date: Sep 2001       09-21-2007, 5:44 PM Reply   
^^^^^^^
Besides that, the plastic coated hooks are connected to the boat rings while the non-coated ones (as far as I can tell) are connected to the trailer. My straps connect the same way. I don't give a sh*t which way the logo is oriented that's the way I would put them on my boat.
Old    John (summerobsession)      Join Date: Jun 2005       09-24-2007, 7:45 AM Reply   
OK, but the REAL question that no one seems to have guts enough to ask:

Do the guys that own Epics strap their own boats down or do their wives do the strap-on for them??

Thread delete in 5....4....3....2....1....

My bad.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       09-24-2007, 9:30 AM Reply   
Come on, guys. the transom speakers hold it down...

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