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Borch

Dredging

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Saw a couple dump trucks and an escalator our in front of the Tamarack this morning on my way you LOW.  Wish I would have stopped to take some pics but was in too much of a hurry.   I think the wife might have calmed down about my 1 Ton diesel on the ice after see6 a full dump truck parked next to an escavator, next to a big hole in the ice. ;)

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Here is a pic from a few years ago when it is going good.:) Then another pic from years ago when it was going bad. :eek:

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Looked more like the first one but out a ways on the ice. ;)

 

Looks like a real bad day in the second pic.

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Going good this year

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They do this every year? What's it for?

 

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I was dragging bottom thru there last year on opener. Strong west wind made my drag the hull in the swells

 

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18 minutes ago, leech~~ said:

They do this every year? What's it for?

 

So people can go fishin! :D

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23 minutes ago, Wanderer said:

So people can go fishin! :D

 

Ok so it's the launch! You know I an't from up around those there parts! :(

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5 hours ago, Borch said:

Looks like a real bad day in the second pic.

The guy with that backhoe through the ice is a good friend of mine. I was tempted to back up to him with my Mazda, throw him a stretchy rope and yell "Hang on" but he didn't look like he was in a joking mood. :D

  They did have one little hiccup today when a loaded truck went over an old crack but they got it out and carried on.

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It's surprising how water tight those dump trucks are.  I'm glad I gave the truck plenty of room and the pickup truck coming from the south cleared as about 50 gallons of water and ice sloshed out as the truck turned by West winds. 

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I see this going on, BUT is the ice still safe enough to drive my pickup on? Ha Ha!!!

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leech~~, that is the mouth of the Tamarack River where you get out to the main lake. We were up there in November & there was a couple places where I had the motor trimmed just about all the way up. The graph said < 2', good thing it wasn't very windy

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