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Finally got out onto Lake Michigan!

Discussion in 'Midwest U.S.' started by goldnrod24, Sep 26, 2017.

  1. goldnrod24

    goldnrod24 Moderator

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    I've had a Bennie since 2011 and the ramp into Lake Michigan is 2 blocks from my house, but it's just not ever been feasible. Lots of folks ask me if I boat on the Big Lake and until today, my answer has been "nope."

    But, I can no longer answer that way. Today, the bay was mirror-flat, so I jumped. The Big Lake was lumpy with small rollers, so I didn't stay long, but I lingered longer in the bay and had great fun! See photos.

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  2. Spoiledrotten

    Spoiledrotten Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful shots. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. goldnrod24

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    We also have an invasive species transmission law that requires rinsing off boats (and flushing engines) that come into inland lakes from the Great Lakes, so it's a lot of work afterward. I'll most likely stick with inland boating, but today was fun, none-the-less.
     
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  4. lakeliving

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    Looks like a good time. Do they make you rinse the interior too or just the exterior and motor?
     
  5. goldnrod24

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    No to the interior. I'll snap a photo posted at the launch next time I go by.
     
  6. Mike31406

    Mike31406 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. goldnrod24

    goldnrod24 Moderator

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    Then I shall delete as I do not wish to offend...
     
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  10. ImTinkerbella

    ImTinkerbella Well-Known Member

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    'Twas in response to lakeliving's: "Looks like a good time. Do they make you rinse the interior too or just the exterior and motor?"

    Just my twisted sense of humor... understandably, not everyone can relate to it. :rolleyes:
     
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  11. goldnrod24

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    Not seeing the value that this adds to my topic.
     

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