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Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-25-2008, 8:14 AM Reply   
I was on google maps looking my house (lame, i know)... and saw this little stretch of water, went checked it out and its AMAZING. about 1/2 mile long, big enough for a boat....but perfect for a jet-ski....

Called up the town to see who owned it, BAM! This guy who lives like 4 houses down who loves my friend and I's wakeboarding.... ran the idea of tossing in some rails and whatnot... he gave me the all clear.... anything I want to do he doesn't care, he said he forgot he even owned it!
Lumber for a wall ride on the flat and a curved one for the corner is getting ordered today!

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Old     (kylek306)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-25-2008, 8:18 AM Reply   
sick!
Old     (iluvrussell)      Join Date: Sep 2007       04-25-2008, 8:18 AM Reply   
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thats a ridiculous find! lucky.
Old     (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-25-2008, 8:22 AM Reply   
Sweeeeeeet ! I wish I could find some good stuff like that around here
Old     (norcalbordr)      Join Date: Feb 2006       04-25-2008, 8:30 AM Reply   
siiiiiiiickkkkkkkkkkkk!
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-25-2008, 9:34 AM Reply   
Is this in WI?
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-25-2008, 9:35 AM Reply   
Dude, just saw your profile....you are in WI, ride a slingshot, and are making a rail park.

MWW crew will help I bet, if you need anything drop a line on our forums....otherwise we ARE going to raid this thing when you get it going.

Have jetskis, gas, whatever.
Old     (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-25-2008, 11:17 AM Reply   
How deep is it?

We have a j.ski & building knowledge....
Old     (kickflip_mj)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-25-2008, 11:27 AM Reply   
i hate you..lol
Old     (02ssv)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-25-2008, 12:40 PM Reply   
Damn Nick, Looks like I might be making a trip to WI this summer.
Old     (hydrophile)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-25-2008, 12:50 PM Reply   
Way to recognize a golden opportunity, Nick!
Old     (live4water)      Join Date: Feb 2008       04-25-2008, 1:29 PM Reply   
why is there nothin like that around here!!!
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-25-2008, 4:57 PM Reply   
I am in Central Wisconsin (54457)
The outsides are a really mellow slope then drops to about 10/12 ft in the middle...

The land is owned by a teacher I had in high school, he was also the pres. of the local ski team so he is pretty good with it as long as I don't mess up his ski course...since that pic was taken he has made it wider and more boat friendly.... He said I just have to wait until the DNR gives him the okay on his construction before I can go crazy....

I am tempted to go to what was "Grants Phat Pond" and jack some of the rails there... or even buy them, im sure the current owner could care less..... i'll keep people updated.
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-25-2008, 7:28 PM Reply   
Those rails are jacked dude.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-25-2008, 7:39 PM Reply   
jacked as in gone, or as in if i can score them for free at least i could use the wood
Old     (clearlakescott)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-25-2008, 7:43 PM Reply   
Nick that is great for you guys!
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       04-25-2008, 8:49 PM Reply   
Yeah those rails are totally jacked.

Man if you get clearance to build me and my crew, Colin Ryan and the rest of The House team will roll out there and build something with you if we can session hard and video for a few days.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-25-2008, 9:48 PM Reply   
Anyone who wants in is fine with me...
it seriously hope it all works out, it would be an amazing setup....
I'll for sure let everyone know once I get something confirmed.
Old     (lseghatch)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-26-2008, 9:23 AM Reply   
Damn nice find. Wouldn't mind helping in construction.
Old     (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-26-2008, 9:50 AM Reply   
That looks like a great find, I have caught myself on google earth a few times scoping out different bodies of water.
Old     (pk1)      Join Date: Oct 2007       04-26-2008, 3:12 PM Reply   
how far is this from minocqua?????
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-26-2008, 6:05 PM Reply   
about 2.5 hours from minocqua... Just south of wisconsin rapids
Old     (pk1)      Join Date: Oct 2007       04-26-2008, 9:40 PM Reply   
is this really goin down? is there finaly goin to be a wisconsin jib lake?
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-26-2008, 10:16 PM Reply   
Hopefully... the guy who "OWNS" is the father of the guy i know well... the son (still like 34 years or so) someday wants a ski course and keep his boat there, but as long as everything is off to the side he didn't seem to care...
hopefully sometime this week he will get the Okay from the DNR about whatever he is dealing with then I can go nuts
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-27-2008, 5:21 PM Reply   
Drove out to the place tonight and tooks some pics... there is a sandpile in them for reference to where the photos were taken.

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Old     (goride)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-27-2008, 5:48 PM Reply   
how deep is that bad boy?

looks like a prime piece of real estate property for building sliders
Old     (pk1)      Join Date: Oct 2007       04-27-2008, 6:29 PM Reply   
ya let me know, ill be around in a week or so
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-27-2008, 6:44 PM Reply   
the middle is 10-12' or soo.... i know i couldnt touch w/ arm in the air in the middle before it was dug out... so if anything its more than it was

when it warms up I'll take a swim and find depths... before anything is built the flooding will have to go down, or it will be hard to judge where to put things
Old     (mkrueger313)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-27-2008, 7:05 PM Reply   
I am down for it.. Me and PK are down to make this happen. This will be sick witted if it goes down. We should plan a long weekend for everyone to go and build then session.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-27-2008, 11:30 PM Reply   
right on, if you guys are in the area hit me up 715-213-4240... our boats in another lake if you need pulls down here...and then someday if/when this place gets going we can for sure plan something a build/ride day...

all i'm waiting on now is:
-Jet ski out of storage
-Owner to give me the okay that he has the okay from the DNR about something
-Get some wood and hardware

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