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Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-15-2006, 7:53 PM Reply   
No, not with Geico!
I was able to fit the extra cab and the X1 into the garage with room to spare for the civic!!! No storage for me.

Donít try this with your 23 footers kids!


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Old    Jay (jay_g)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-15-2006, 9:42 PM Reply   
I hope the boat owner is ok with it
Old    Tom March (tomcalabria)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-15-2006, 9:48 PM Reply   
Look at the shine on that boat. What a good group of friends you have!!

Congratulations on getting your toys in one spot.

I am sure that the "Boat Owner" will be very happy.
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-15-2006, 9:56 PM Reply   
I threw all of her crap that was taking up valuable space out on the lawn!

...back yard lawn

Jay owns his boat but its a binliner
Old    Robb Davis (boarder_x)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-15-2006, 11:20 PM Reply   
Now you need to rig something and get that tower off the upholstery.
Old    Brent (mcx2ryd)      Join Date: Sep 2005       06-16-2006, 12:09 AM Reply   
ya ouch!!? with the tower down will it wreck the upholstery? I do store mine with it up but I was just wondering? I once forgot that it was down for a few days and was like wow thats deep but it came back to perfect!
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-16-2006, 12:11 AM Reply   
I laid down the back seat upside down and placed the tower on it until I can get my pulley system going.
Old    matt moss (mossy44)      Join Date: Oct 2001       06-16-2006, 8:50 AM Reply   
Attila - i can get you a picture but i took a 2x4, covered it in a soft material and laid it across the hull. i use a little hand towel in between the fiberglass and the 2x4. i then cut out a circle in a piece of 2x4. cut that in half and gave me two half circles. i mounted that to the 2x4 and the tower rests perfectly inside the 2 half circles.

is there any chance in ... that you understood that? anyway, it works well and is easy. have been towing my boat like that for 3 years and no problems and best of all NO BUGS.
Old    Robb Davis (boarder_x)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-16-2006, 9:29 AM Reply   
Matt, I tried to explain that to him. I was face to face too. He said it was too much work. SLACKER!!! I would say he should do it, because getting the boat in and out of the garage is still an issue. ... I'll try again. I'm sure he'll want me to help him with whatever he decides.
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-16-2006, 9:57 AM Reply   
Matt I uderstood the first part, but what does that have to do with towing and bugs?

I think the bycicle hoist/pulley system will be easier for me to operate when I am putting the boat away without any help.

Any tips for getting the swim platfor on and off by yourself?
Old    Jay (jay_g)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-16-2006, 10:47 AM Reply   
Attila

I can get you a good deal on Cat 5 cable. We can take the cable a rusty lag bolt and pully in the ceiling. Then Ill teach ya how to tie knots.


Actually Bicycle Hoist is a good idea. I always see them in Marshals on truxel for about 19 bucks
Old    Big E. (wakesetter101)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-17-2006, 7:46 AM Reply   
Thats a pretty sweet looking truck you got there to. Post a better picture of your truck/boat set-up.
Old    Tom March (tomcalabria)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-17-2006, 9:07 PM Reply   
Huh, I thought that we were riding on Friday night? How did the boat get in the garage? Ohh, I guess it was the special effects of those Belgium Beers with 12% Alchohoooooool and those top shelf Margharitas. I thought that I was feeling the wake but I guess it was just the drinks!
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-17-2006, 10:40 PM Reply   
Good stuff, I slept in till 11!
Are you going to order up a batch of Absinth?
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-17-2006, 11:26 PM Reply   
Big E.
Since images of me wakeboarding aren't very striking I might as well post pics of the hardware.

I really need to re-do the CF numbers!


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Old    SJ (jixxxer)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-18-2006, 8:01 AM Reply   
Very sweeet set up!
Old    Tom March (tomcalabria)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-18-2006, 9:51 AM Reply   
I agree the numbers do not match the beauty of the set up. When I see the shine on that boat, I do not mind beeing the cleaning biatch.
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-18-2006, 2:15 PM Reply   
Thanks guys... are we hitting up the River/Crawdads on Thursday night?
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-18-2006, 2:15 PM Reply   
I will need some medicine after some more toeside work...
Old    Tom March (tomcalabria)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-19-2006, 2:50 AM Reply   
Yeah I am in for thursday but I wanted to try a little wakesurfing (clavicle still hurts).
Old    matt moss (mossy44)      Join Date: Oct 2001       06-19-2006, 7:59 AM Reply   
Attila - the reason i mentioned the towing and the bugs is that i store the boat AND tow it with the tower down and resting on that piece of 2x4 that i built. with the tower down, i dont get any bugs on the tower. and then when i get home, i just back it right into the garage.

while at the lake and cleaning, get somebody to help you lay the tower down. that way you wouldnt have to do anything by yourself when you got home. would take 3 minutes.
Old    Tom March (tomcalabria)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-21-2006, 12:51 PM Reply   
Thursday at Crawdads. Party on!!

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