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Old 12-11-2013, 09:01 PM
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Default Wasting brain cells with the uncertain future!

Here is an example of when people spend too much time worrying about what they shouldn't!

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst...227123131.html
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:07 PM
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Strange motivation, but I honestly like the cruiser a lot! Dang.
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:17 PM
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quite interesting. doubt he'd get to far with the propeller driven 2f. wonder how stable it is with the pontoons
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:40 PM
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and... if you don't have enough time drive out to storage, drag out those huge pontoons and bolt them to the side of your truck?
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:29 PM
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Wow, I'm speechless
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:08 PM
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There's two ideas merged into one thing, that never should have happened.

I'd buy it. Then take all that crap off of it. Leave the Cruiser alone. And then build a custom pontoon fishing boat. Those are really nice pontoons. It wouldn't take much to make them into a nice little fishing boat. Then use the Cruiser to pull it around. lol
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Old 12-12-2013, 05:18 AM
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There's two ideas merged into one thing, that never should have happened.

I'd buy it. Then take all that crap off of it. Leave the Cruiser alone. And then build a custom pontoon fishing boat. Those are really nice pontoons. It wouldn't take much to make them into a nice little fishing boat. Then use the Cruiser to pull it around. lol
Why do all that, then you have to store the boat and you never have it when you might need or want it. Don't you see the brilliance of a Cruisetoon boat? I dig it. Just like people who replace their tires with tracks for snow. Necessity is the mother of invention!
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Old 12-12-2013, 07:07 AM
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The only problem with the cruiser is all of the crazy spring perches he modified! Take a look at the front and rear. Basically to get the lift, he lowered the fixed end of the leafs way down.

I just can't believe he is selling for $20K...he must have at least double that or maybe triple into all the pontoons, welding work, etc. Unless he made every bit of it himself, then he might ONLY have $25K

Crazy...I dig the ingenuity, but it really only makes sense if you're trying to get on the Doomsday Prepper show on TV. I would love to see the FJ-Boat in action, though!
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saved for posterity surprised the grill police haven't said anything yet :-)

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Old 12-12-2013, 08:45 AM
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I'm surprised that there aren't any photos of the thing using the pontoons. It makes me wonder if he found a design flaw that bagged the project. It looks like the PTO shaft is powering a hydraulic pump. Maybe the propeller was intended to run off a hydraulic motor.
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