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Sandmannd

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Sandmannd    11
Sandmannd

I saw this on here a while ago, but can't find the post. Does anyone have this system. It's looks pretty awesome and I have the OK from the wife to get it. Would like to hear if anyone has used it though.

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PierBridge    0
PierBridge

I know Dietz has seen it in action he seemed impressed.

The ropeaboat website has a video I believe!

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Sandmannd    11
Sandmannd

Yep, I've watched the video and it looks pretty cool. Since I take kids and older people or by myself at times I was thinking it would save me a lot of headaches. Just wanted some input if someone has used it. I do remember Deitz saying he saw it in action and liking it.

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Shack    16
Shack

I seen it in action at Sportsman Show. It seemed to good to be true. I figure it would wear out in a short period of time. Or it would get tangled up in future.

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Deitz Dittrich    4
Deitz Dittrich

I posted in your post in the open water forum as I saw it first... The guy that owns the company lives here in the Chisago Lakes area. And I have seen him load his boat a few times. He let me at it a couple of times and it was pretty slick. If I had a roller trialer, I am pretty sure I would have the system on my trailer.

It works on a pully system, and I dont see how it would wear out? You may have to replace the ropes every couple of years maybe?... but even then I doubt it?

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BigWadeS    0
BigWadeS

am I a kid or "older" person? grin.gifgrin.gif

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Sandmannd    11
Sandmannd

Well Wade, you set the hook like a girl so maybe you fall into the kids. But then you did try to net a lawn chair so maybe that falls in the old folks. Not sure yet. cool.gif

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BigWadeS    0
BigWadeS

Ouch, I would have had that lawn chair in the net too if your net was big enough....well setting the hook like a girl just works with my barbie pole..... grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif talk to you later, Shane

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