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Know where your gas tank is #13423793 02/02/20 01:31 AM
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A man in Florida put the gas nozzle in a rod holder and pumped $60 of gas into the deck of his boat. Oops!

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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13423799 02/02/20 01:33 AM
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Okay never done that one yet..


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13423803 02/02/20 01:36 AM
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Wow, how stupid can people get.

Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13423876 02/02/20 02:44 AM
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I put my boat plug in....nvm


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13423926 02/02/20 03:37 AM
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What a dumb sh#t

Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13423945 02/02/20 04:10 AM
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There are all kinds of new fisherman out there that do not know and I don't understand why they even want a boat. I heard this story from the ones that helped pull the boat from the water with the winch on the front of his truck. This guy backs down the boat ramp which was a major chore for him. It caught the other fisherman's attention standing in the parking lot. He finely gets the trailer wheels in the water and drops the Jack/wheel. This guy also has a new pick up with air suspension; and lowers the back of the truck until it popped off the ball hitch. The boat on the trailers rolls into the water with such force bringing water over the back and of course he did not put the plug in and the boat sinks.

They all rush down the ramp to see if they can help. This guy just sad that it was so tightly strapped to the trailer that he though it was suppose to stay attached to the boat. Mind you this was a NEW 22 ft.. Triton with a 300 on it. It took two 4 wheal drives strapped together to pull it out of the water. Nothing sticking up put the Tongue of the trailer to hook the winch cable to. New boat owners should make a few trips with someone that is in the know of how to unload and load a boat as well as the operation; before they kill someone besides themselves.


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13424009 02/02/20 06:48 AM
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Was it Big O? I'm betting it was


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: SoCal Tom] #13424111 02/02/20 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by SoCal Tom
Was it Big O? I'm betting it was


Single greatest post in TFF history!

Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: SoCal Tom] #13424116 02/02/20 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by SoCal Tom
Was it Big O? I'm betting it was



No...wasn't Big O. But you can bet your a$$ you KNOW who she's gonna blame for it! (My theory still stands Big O is a gal.)


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13424136 02/02/20 02:03 PM
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My brother in law put diesel fuel in his tank instead of gas, cost a bunch to clean out the whole fuel system. Yes you can't fix stupid.

Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13424201 02/02/20 02:39 PM
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Not the 15 min of fame this guy was shooting for when he bought that boat


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: Donald Harper] #13424844 02/03/20 02:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Donald Harper


They all rush down the ramp to see if they can help. This guy just sad that it was so tightly strapped to the trailer that he though it was suppose to stay attached to the boat. Mind you this was a NEW 22 ft.. Triton with a 300 on it. It took two 4 wheal drives strapped together to pull it out of the water. Nothing sticking up put the Tongue of the trailer to hook the winch cable to. New boat owners should make a few trips with someone that is in the know of how to unload and load a boat as well as the operation; before they kill someone besides themselves.


Pretty incredible story Donald. IMO the dealer should always go to the lake with the new owner. The only exception would be if the buyer was a repeat customer. The dealer that sold the boat to this guy knew he was a newbie.

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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13424867 02/03/20 02:53 AM
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Boat dealer oughta ask if they ever owned a boat. If not then at least give them a walk through a YouTube or something

Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: machoblanco61] #13425142 02/03/20 02:00 PM
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Very good point, working at BPS, years ago in the service Dept, you could always pick out the newbies. I donโ€™t know how many launch ramp calls I made with the shop truck


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Re: Know where your gas tank is [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13425175 02/03/20 02:20 PM
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Some folks just find a hole and stick it in....

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