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Old 05-12-2013, 09:47 PM   #2972
Otis the Sasquatch
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Originally Posted by CodeMonkee View Post
Problem is that a lot of vehicles float once submerged
True. And side-currents, or any currents, are a bitch.

BTW, Dale's "flood prep" was as follows;
- Change to his Tall & Skinny tires.
- Check all snorkles and vent tubes,
- Check all electrical waterproofing, with a good spray/soak from the hose.
- Throw about 1,000 lbs of old engine blocks in the bed, up near the cab.
- Put small john boat w/ 5-hp outboard engine in bed ("Gotta' have a Backup Plan.")

Funny part was that he was the first person around here with a freewheeling propeller mounted to the back of his rear differential, as a joke. As he would pull out of the water it would be spinning. The Old River Rats down on the Meramec thought it was functional.

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