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Old    Twitch Hambling (themxercr85)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-11-2008, 11:57 PM Reply   
Okay well I will tell you what my dad does, since i only mow lawns, wash cars, work at a sailing camp, paint speed bumps, sidewalks, handrails, and stairs. But my pops started his own company in the drilling industry with a guy he had previously worked with, for example when they put fiber optics underground, they use his device to track the drill head as it drills a hole for the tubing and wiring to go underground. He has a degree in FLUID DYNAMICS, who the heck has a degree in that? haha I'm pretty sure he loves what he does and so do I, it took many years of him traveling non stop to get to the past years where he can be home the majority of the time to be here for us kiddies and the mother.

finally the upload worked, 73 Donzi x-18, 07 X-star, tow rig-07 LTZ 6.1

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Old    Gunner (frr)      Join Date: Oct 2007       02-12-2008, 1:25 AM Reply   
Boat rental business...
Old    Nickbot (nickbot)      Join Date: Feb 2007       02-12-2008, 5:12 AM Reply   
engineer...nothing fancy, but both paid for...Upload
Old    BJ Cail (bcail)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-12-2008, 7:10 AM Reply   
I'm an accountant for a general contractor. The wife does this stuff www.simply-ornamental.com

Boats:
76S&S
02 X Star

Vehicles:
F350 crew cab dually
Toyota Sequoia
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       02-12-2008, 7:52 AM Reply   
I audit capital project contracts along side other projects recovering $$ for my employer.
Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-12-2008, 8:06 AM Reply   
Also nothing fancy but paid forUpload
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Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-12-2008, 8:09 AM Reply   
oh yeah and the new edition to fam the this one is also for sale Upload
Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-12-2008, 8:19 AM Reply   
Oh sorry... bartender. The wife has has one of them fancy educated jobs.
Old    trainwreck (trainwreck)      Join Date: Jun 2006       02-12-2008, 9:26 AM Reply   
Managed motorcycle store for a few years, now I am selling surveillance equipment and working on getting my own business going with the same stuff.


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(Message edited by Trainwreck on February 12, 2008)
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-12-2008, 10:11 AM Reply   
Director of Recruiting for a Physician Recruiting Company.
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Old    Micheal Howard (michealhoward)      Join Date: May 2007       02-12-2008, 10:39 AM Reply   
Computer Programmer and DBA.
I think it may sink..
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I tow with this
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(Message edited by michealhoward on February 12, 2008)
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-12-2008, 12:10 PM Reply   
Dan Smith, that explains the choice of boats! Oooo ba-zing!! I kid, i kid.

EJ, is that a growth industry?

I own nothing so my only contribution to this thread is to try and create a laugh. Working on my first home purchase and in a few years I'd like to get a boat. I work in personal finance & insurance services. It's grand!
Old    Chase Andrew (wakeboardnut)      Join Date: Jul 2006       02-12-2008, 10:27 PM Reply   
twitch, that DONZI is gorgeous!!
Old    gangstar (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-12-2008, 10:38 PM Reply   
Engineer and small business owner (tantrumdesigns.com). Unlike some of our other members who have said "nothing fancy but paid for" I can safely say mine are fancy and not paid for.

I'm broke b%tch!

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Old    Aaron (alindquist)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-13-2008, 6:18 AM Reply   
I own Coastal Railing and Fence in the FL panhandle... Not fancy and not paid for so if anybody needs a railing hit me up...
http://www.coastalrailingandfence.com
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Old    Kevin M. (kev88)      Join Date: Feb 2008       02-13-2008, 6:38 AM Reply   
Aaron looks like the Destin Harbor?
Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       02-13-2008, 7:31 AM Reply   
Creative Director at a hosting company. Also own Tigeowners.comUpload
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Old    Kirk (kirk)      Join Date: May 2003       02-13-2008, 9:01 AM Reply   
I traffic in body parts taken without consent from local funeral homes. As you can see business is great!

}IS NICE

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Tow rig....



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Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       02-13-2008, 9:16 AM Reply   
I dabble in websites
Only pic i have of my car (and Mule)

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Boat is beginning production end of Feb.

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(edited for spelling, didn't want to get yelled at)

(Message edited by wakereviews on February 13, 2008)
Old    Kelly (weskel)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-13-2008, 9:32 AM Reply   
All I do is work for the government setting at work checking out WakeWorld while YOUR tax dollars pay my salary.....

Kevin -

Sure does look like Destin Harbor, I think I see AJ's in the background....

(Message edited by weskel on February 13, 2008)
Old    Steve (norcal_wakejunky)      Join Date: Oct 2006       02-13-2008, 9:36 AM Reply   
I'm a GIS manager for a private environmental consulting firm and the wife is a registered vascular tech in the medical field. We have a paid off 1998 expedition and an 05 centurion avalanche (picture in profile) which we make payments on. We barely make ends meet with our money because we own a house and basically we spend too much damn money. I can't complain life really isn't that bad, I don't have to bum rides from friends all the time now.
Old    Rob.B (rbeckei)      Join Date: May 2007       02-13-2008, 9:46 AM Reply   
Where does the money come from?------------------------------- I have no clue, but having allot of fun. I work in the Aircraft Industry and my wife works for Shell Canada.
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Old    Aaron (alindquist)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-13-2008, 2:17 PM Reply   
That would be the Destin Harbor... I'm out there almost every weekend in the summer time, If you see me out there come by and have a cocktail...
Old    Doug Goins (dwakesetter)      Join Date: Feb 2006       02-13-2008, 2:51 PM Reply   
Gunner how long have you been renting boats?
Old    nEwJ_HoSeR (tinytdubb)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-13-2008, 3:24 PM Reply   
gangstar thats a great looking X1. Nice set up.
Old    Kevin M. (kev88)      Join Date: Feb 2008       02-13-2008, 4:12 PM Reply   
Kelly - yes AJ's tipped me off.

Aaron - I lived in Ft Walton from 94 to 99 - spent many summer days cruising the harbor, pass, and hanging out at crab island...good times!
Old    WPS (wpstevenson)      Join Date: May 2002       02-14-2008, 12:39 PM Reply   
I don't really work, Wife gives me money. I'm a really good boat. Wife loves to ski and as we all know a good boat driver is hard to find. She lets me wakeboard while she is resting between slalom sets. Ha, Electrical Engineer

2008 X2
25th aniv stars and stripes

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Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       02-14-2008, 12:56 PM Reply   
I sell WCW's Photo's off of Wakepics.com, as you can tell it has not panned out yet. I'm still a professional third.
Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-14-2008, 12:58 PM Reply   
that stars and stripes kicks some huge a$$
Old    WPS (wpstevenson)      Join Date: May 2002       02-14-2008, 2:01 PM Reply   
Thanks, the stars and stripes is really my wife's boat. 15 yrs old 1,150 hrs, runs and looks like new. 351HO 4 brl
Old    Richard (nauty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       02-14-2008, 2:42 PM Reply   
I pay for my ride by developing/buying furniture for a large furniture retailer. Fortunately for me I was able to convince my wife to buy a boat the year before wake boat prices sky rocketed. In the spring of 2005 paid $36,999 for my 2004 SSV brand spankiní new!

Itís a good thing too considering how the economy is doing these days. If people stop buying furniture I might not have been able to afford my boat payment if it weíre the same as what boats are going for these days

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Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       02-14-2008, 3:34 PM Reply   
I sell steriods to baseball players who shall remain nameless, unless I have to testify before Congress. I also sell human growth hormone to Sly, and other baseball players.

As you can see, buisiness is good
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Old    Twitch Hambling (themxercr85)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-14-2008, 4:25 PM Reply   
Chase, thanks! That boat is my dads absolute baby, and same with the guys that work on it and winterize it, its their favorite boat too. Its soooo much fun, you can here it across the lake, its a completely different thing then our x-star, its simple and less problems to deal with. It sounds absolutely amazing too
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       02-14-2008, 9:19 PM Reply   
I slang rides and the wife houses. I really need some rims on that trailer.
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Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       02-14-2008, 9:30 PM Reply   
my money comes from you guys. tax payers. keep it coming. i want a 08 x star
Old    Mike Parker (roughrivermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       02-16-2008, 7:46 AM Reply   
I dabble in Medical devices and equipment. Tow vehicle is an 07 Titan. Don't know what color the 08 Xstar is going to be, but here is my old 06 and my 07.. .Upload
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Old    Dean Bala (deaner)      Join Date: Feb 2008       02-16-2008, 8:16 AM Reply   
Im a directional drilling consultant in the oilpatch. Not where I thought Id be after four years and a commerce degree! Great way to build capital to start my own business someday though.

2002 dodge diesel and a 1994 Sanger DXII, both paid for.Upload
Old    HeHateMe (hamkj)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-16-2008, 10:25 AM Reply   
Its all old. But it works. Nothing fancy. But its paid for. Boat is the newest item of the bunch. Priorities. hahah.

Just look for opportunities to make or save money.

Always wheeling and dealing. If I can get something cheap enough, I will usually buy it.

Looking for some more good deals on boats!

Next on the list. A boat for some salt water use of the island of Oahu. A boat for AZ. And one other for Carlsbad CA. Unless it is reasonable to trailer back and forth.

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(Message edited by hamkj on February 16, 2008)
Old    Kelly (weskel)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-19-2008, 6:16 AM Reply   
Would be kinda hard to trailer between CA and Hawaii.......
Old    Chad (oldschoolmalibu)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-19-2008, 7:46 AM Reply   
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Money coming from where? I'm still in the 80's fellas! Doin it selling used cars. Maybe I will move up one day. This old boat sure gets some looks though. Think I will keep her......What do y'all think?

(Message edited by oldschoolmalibu on February 19, 2008)
Old    Chris (badknees)      Join Date: Aug 2005       02-19-2008, 8:14 AM Reply   
Sweet Malibu. Looks like fun. Well kept. Nice.
Old    Chad (oldschoolmalibu)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-20-2008, 1:42 PM Reply   
What money?
Old    RJ (wakedv)      Join Date: May 2007       02-20-2008, 2:29 PM Reply   
Electron Logistics Coordinator.
Old    mike (flamike)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-20-2008, 4:40 PM Reply   
Im military theres no money there. May be when i get back form deployment I can afford a decent boat but till then, my friends are just great.
Old    kal schultz (kal_dude)      Join Date: Apr 2006       02-20-2008, 8:51 PM Reply   
i teach people how to get one of these!

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