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#11868145 - 10/06/16 04:20 PM Shotgun Starts
flowjack Offline
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Registered: 12/02/08
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Loc: Texas
Dangerous and sometimes confusing...your thoughts?
Shotgun Starts
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#11868149 - 10/06/16 04:23 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
Bruce's Guide Service Offline
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Loc: southlake
I voted Love them but i really just like them. When there is over ten to fifteen boats it gets hairy. They are dangerous. AA fast boat could get you in trouble.
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#11868226 - 10/06/16 04:52 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
ssmith Offline
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2764
Loc: scotland tx
in this day they are irresponsible.

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#11868271 - 10/06/16 05:08 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
Matt Jackson Offline
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Loc: Rockwall, Tx
They are just to dangerous. It would be ok with 3 or 4 boats but after that I think it's not a good idea.
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#11868272 - 10/06/16 05:08 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
Im RICK JAMES Offline
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Loc: Alvord,tx
Love then when I'm in front lol
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#11868311 - 10/06/16 05:24 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1495
Loc: Godley Tx
Love them. Never thought them dangerous at all

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#11868334 - 10/06/16 05:42 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
CoachCBA Offline
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Registered: 07/10/10
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Loc: Whitehouse, TX
They scare me to death whether I'm in the front or the back.
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#11868366 - 10/06/16 06:09 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
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whatsaweighin

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 18023
Loc: Aledo
They would not be so bad but there always has to be one idiot who wants to go left but for some reason is on the far right side. It's happens every time.

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#11868458 - 10/06/16 07:08 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
Capt Jerry Offline
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Registered: 12/22/13
Posts: 284
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
I recall shotgun starts from my early tournament days. I always waited to everyone left, then I took off. We had plenty of idiots even back then.
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#11868459 - 10/06/16 07:09 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: WAWI]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Originally Posted By: whatsaweighin
They would not be so bad but there always has to be one idiot who wants to go left but for some reason is on the far right side. It's happens every time.
this.

I don't have to worry. When I fish tourneys in my boat, it's the slowest thing on water. When I fish tourneys in the loaner, it's a numbered take off. Never have had the chance to drag race in it.
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#11868495 - 10/06/16 07:35 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
depends on the size of tournament and take off area, 10-15 boats can be fun more than that and its to dangerous imo..
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#11868576 - 10/06/16 08:41 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
9094 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 6804
Loc: Albany
YODO

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#11868604 - 10/06/16 09:01 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: 9094]
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Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 7869
Loc: Southlake, Texas
Shotgun starts are just plain stupid, tell me one good reason why they make any sense .

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#11868661 - 10/06/16 10:19 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: Happykamper]
Im RICK JAMES Offline
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Registered: 02/13/09
Posts: 995
Loc: Alvord,tx
Obviously if your first then that garauntees a win right
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#11868665 - 10/06/16 10:23 PM Re: Shotgun Starts [Re: flowjack]
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Registered: 08/16/08
Posts: 2796
Loc: League City, Tx/Rayburn Countr...
We had some wild ones coming out of the state park cove on lake Corpus Christi in the early to mid 80's. They were fun when I was young and crazy in my 900 pound Kevlar hull Hydrosport with a punched out 150 evinrude. That was back in the day of the higher the rooster tail the faster we thought were going or at least I did.

To many idiots for shotgun starts in this day in time. Its dang near bumper boats sometimes in the BFL
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