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Damned Mondays!!!!!!!!


Shawnny B

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Well my first Fathers day has gone by and it was a good day. We had beautiful weather, my daughter who is 2 months and 2 weeks old slept most the day on my chest in a hammock swing/chair; we welcomed home a relative from Iraq and celebrated it all at the lake. Then Monday comes, my wife and daughter head south for a party for 2 days leaving me home alone ,So I figured id go fishing, Check the weather, Storms this afternoon, Great, I can grab some Raingear and quick hit the lake for a few hours. Head to Gander Grab some Frogg Toggs run back home grab the boat attempt to leave but the garage door won’t stay down...WTH. Go investigate, find problem remove wheel barrow handles from in front of sensors, shut door and head to access, launch no problem, start fishing, get big tangle between two rods, cut and retie. Head from Little Green to Big Green via Trolling motor, Hit the open lake with alot of wind....motor out away from shallows and start gas motor, let it ideal, Bring up to speed go about 2-3 blocks. CLUNK...slow to a drift Ute-oh...Hmmm...Pull on cord, Stuck no movement, move shifter around, try again, nothing. Call buddy tell him not to head up from the cities, use trolling motor to guide my way back to landing. Fish along the way and catch some small pannies, limp back to shore Kids skipping rocks at access, get kid’s outta the way get blazer and trailer down in the water get boat up no problem, Hmm...Too easy. Put 4 ways on and start taking weeds off. Hmm, Left light isn’t blinking, and I just installed a new light kit...Use electrical tester, no juice at light, got juice coming out of plug on blazer. Go home get boat in garage in time for it to start lighting and storming. Start up Rapala Fishing Game on Playstation two, Hey I can make it a great day, but the Saved game isn’t there, start from scratch, play 1/2 hour give up and take nap. Get up because of windstorm look outside Recycling Cans blowing all over, chase after then in the down poor and put them away. Get back in drenched take shower put on sweats and enjoy fishingmn, At least that didn’t start from scratch. And now, .Hopefully a good nights rest where the fishing fairies will fill my head with wondrous tails and dreams of the big ones that got away.

Anyone know of a good, cheap boat repair shop around chisago???? confused.gif

Shawnny B

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OUCH that does not sound like a cheap repair no matter where you take it, and I thought that my Monday was bad! Good luck with the repair. Take care and N Joy the Hunt.//Jimbo
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Hey Shawnny B I'd buy a lotto ticket it I were you. With luck like you had it will probably turn around in spades to make up for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

~piker

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Shawn-Sorry to hear about your motor woes... You could check with Frankies, or Hallbergs... There is another guy in the area.. last name is Spires who also fixes motors.. not sure how cheep any of them will be... There are also a few places over in WI just across the river too.

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