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Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-28-2007, 6:06 PM Reply   
Just got home from work and ran out to the boat,
this is what we had to deal with tonight
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Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-28-2007, 6:24 PM Reply   
Nick ~~ With those pictures I don't know how you can take it. You should put you home up for quick sale and not look back. That is the worst water I have ever seen and would hate to say I live there. Just let me know when you put it up for short sale FIRST. Thanks for the post! I would love to call that home...
Old    Nubb (nubb)      Join Date: May 2006       08-28-2007, 6:32 PM Reply   
Poor B@ast@rds.
Old    lakeski (lakeski)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-28-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   
Very Cool (actually warm!)

Here are a couple of slices of ice cold butter on Lake Superior. Superior can take down freighters like this, so a day of glass is kinda unusual on the big lake.
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Old    266CrownlineBR (266crownlinebr)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-28-2007, 8:11 PM Reply   
What kind of boat is that? Toyota? Never seen one of those. Can you post a pic?
Old    Big Matt (big_matt)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-28-2007, 8:17 PM Reply   
Did you say Edmond Fitgerald? Wakeboarding in Canada...chip ice before entering water!
Old    Eric (mjfan23)      Join Date: Nov 2003       08-28-2007, 8:18 PM Reply   
Toyota Epic, they where made for only a few years.
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-28-2007, 8:20 PM Reply   
Last weds. it was me and a ski nautique...not a single jetski or tube in sight for hours.
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-28-2007, 8:33 PM Reply   
From last saturday. 5 hrs riding, the only evidence we saw of other people was a trailer in the car park. NICE!Upload
Old    Bevan (stxr_racer)      Join Date: Jun 2006       08-29-2007, 4:05 AM Reply   
Ralph, wheres that pic taken..Waikato river??
Old    Jim G (heem)      Join Date: Dec 2005       08-29-2007, 9:21 AM Reply   
I love when school is back in session


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Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-29-2007, 9:23 AM Reply   
^ Word
Old    C. R. (crushing76)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-30-2007, 7:32 PM Reply   
Darren, Is it winter in New Zealand? All the trees are dead...
Old    Manzo (zo1)      Join Date: Aug 2002       08-30-2007, 7:53 PM Reply   
Uhhhhhhh yea
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-30-2007, 7:54 PM Reply   
Yes its winter here, the trees aren't dead, there just sleeping!
Old    DRA-Doug (load)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-31-2007, 10:50 AM Reply   
Jim-is that Bullards?

We are heading up on 10/4, hows the lake level?
Old    Jim G (heem)      Join Date: Dec 2005       08-31-2007, 6:32 PM Reply   
Doug,

Yes, thats Bullards less than 2 weeks ago. The water level is obviously low, maybe 45-60 ft vertical from high water line. There is no problem with obsticles, that we found anyway. We will be up there again in about a week. Were there last year the second week in October and it was great.
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-31-2007, 9:22 PM Reply   
Big Matt, you cant's chip the ice in Canada to get butter. You just run the Zamboni around your circuit.

Nice looking boat Nick.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-01-2007, 8:22 AM Reply   
The other day at work
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Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       09-01-2007, 10:06 AM Reply   
Did someone say butttter?

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Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       09-01-2007, 10:17 AM Reply   
Few more,
Morning...
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Late in the day...
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Old    Chris (brody)      Join Date: Jul 2006       09-01-2007, 10:50 AM Reply   
mmmmm... ...butter
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Don't you love those sunset runs

(Message edited by brody on September 01, 2007)
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       09-01-2007, 11:19 AM Reply   
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Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       09-01-2007, 11:48 AM Reply   
I haven't seen a single picture of anyone on the butter...
Old    Brett B. (bbking)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-01-2007, 1:02 PM Reply   
i'll post soon !
Old    jimmy (reachjims)      Join Date: Aug 2007       09-02-2007, 8:48 AM Reply   
merrimac river NH

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Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       09-02-2007, 9:23 AM Reply   
The view from my house

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Old    MK (csswake3)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-02-2007, 7:03 PM Reply   
Hey Lakeski, do you board on lake superior???? I go to school in Duluth and I am curious as to if people actually board on the lake, i know it usually isnt butter
Old    lakeski (lakeski)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-02-2007, 9:12 PM Reply   
Butter on Superior was very cool.

That second picture is Duluth in the background, taken along Minnesota Point. That's the only time we've taken our boat into open water on Superior, outside of the sheltered waters of Duluth Harbor.

Usually, Superior is just too rough and would swamp a ski boat without much trouble. And, did I mention it's way too cold.

The inland lakes are much nicer and warmer for skiing / boarding.
Old    MK (csswake3)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-03-2007, 12:01 AM Reply   
ya i have heard the water only fluctuates on superior like 10 degrees year round, i just really wanted to bring my boat up once to say i have wakeboarded on superior
Old    Jeff Burnside (outbackls)      Join Date: May 2004       09-03-2007, 5:56 AM Reply   
Lake Cumberland last week. We had perfect conditions all week! Water level is down like 30 feet but most of the lake was still 30-100 feet deep. What a great vacation!
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Old    Machew (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       09-03-2007, 4:18 PM Reply   
JIM G has it right, real butter starts when school starts. The summer will begin tomorrow.
Old    Greg Bodor (gti2lo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       09-04-2007, 3:35 PM Reply   
Couples pics from the weekend... Sparrow Lake/ Severn River.. Muskoka.

Conditions got rough on monday as we had a cold front move through and some gusty winds....

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Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       09-04-2007, 6:04 PM Reply   
Waking up to lakes looking like these is what makes us realize why we love this sport so much...
Old    Mattwc (redracer2003)      Join Date: Oct 2006       09-04-2007, 7:43 PM Reply   
friday we rode from 8am to 4pm & had the lake to ourselves. saturday we rode from 7am to 12pm amazing conditions both days! i've never rode on butter before & will never forget that feeling!!UploadUploadUpload

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