Things learned the hard way.

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by philSweet, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Rurudyne
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    At least you were only suggesting using them on your can rather than (this post has been terminated to avoid ... well, just to "avoid").
     
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    ... and I may have been a bit goofy but I did know "leaves of three let them be" ... I wasn't THAT goofy.
     
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    Oh, maybe better not invite Gracie for a regular tea, since she's a real high tea lady . . :rolleyes:

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    If you use a small drill bit, twisting it by hand, directly over the big black mark left on your thumbnail, after bashing it with a hammer a few days earlier, it'll relive the pressure and pain. I've done it countless times and even once on the other half, who absolutely didn't trust me, until the pressure dropped.
     
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    Thanks Paul, good tip, but who hammered on her nail . . :eek: . . ?
     
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    She's not afraid to get to work and pound on things occasionally.
     
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    That's the best scenario Paul . . :)
     
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    "Things learned the hard way..."

    Assumption is always the mother of all screw-ups.
     
  10. Angélique
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

     
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    Hahahaha!
     
  12. ImaginaryNumber
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    That outboard explosion seems staged to me. The people intentionally threw themselves off the boat. But it was enjoyable :)
     
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    I don't think the explosion was staged, in an effort firing it up at 0:31 a guy seems to be spraying ether in the air intake, but far too much, hence a huge back fire occurred, they jump overboard as a precaution because they don't know what's happening and what's yet to come, one failed to jump immediately but definitely tried, then he stayed on board because the ordeal seemed to be already over. It looks to me like some buddies on another boat filming their starting problems.

    They're definitely not members of these forums though, otherwise they would have known to use just a little . . ;)

    thread Restarting Old Enginespost #21 & #23

     
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    Angel - he said 'bug spray' and later 'redneck ether'.

    Staged, but funny.
     

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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    Yes below the vid it says ‘‘That's what happens on a fishing boat when you use a mosquito spray instead of starting fluid.’’, so I shouldn't have said ‘‘ether’’, but any flammable spray will work as a starting fluid, the problem here in my view was just using to much of that Redneck starting fluid, that is if mosquito spray is flammable, does anybody know if this is so . . ?

    as an aside from the previously linked post #23...
     
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