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Boat Storage and gravity

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by kyser_soze, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. kyser_soze

    kyser_soze 1/2 ton status

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    Got a call from my dad taday, hes said his boat in storage had been crushed by a large piece of limestone in the Kansas City storage caves.:(

    Insurance from the facility will cover the damages but what a bummer anyway.

    It would be hard to replace the boat, but the memories of drilling for Beaver oil will remain.:D
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Wow. Does that happen often?
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I've repaired boats with pilings driven right thru the hull, but never a rock crush!

    Storm season always brings interesting jobs...

    That sucks, make sure he gets a quality glass guy....
     
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    yeah we're gonna need pics posthaste...
     
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    That's too bad.. I'll drink a cold one for ya,and the boat. ;)
     
  7. kyser_soze

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    Last summer I spent at least 30 hrs reconditioning the gelcoat on the boat. It looked brand new after I was finished with it. The motor was in top shape, the upolstry was in top shape. I had new trailer tires and rims.

    The only good thing that came out of this is that my parents can get at least the insurance price of the boat without actually selling the 17 year old boat.
     
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    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

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    DOH!!!! :doah:

    That hurts me all the way up here.

    Could you please explain the whole "storage cave" thing for me? I just can't picture what you're talking about, William. :confused:
     
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    Around this part of Missouri there have been caves that have been mined for their minerals. Caves that can extend for 3-7 miles. After the minerals have been mined the voids have been used for various types of storage, food supplies business storage facilities and cold storage. Some of the spaces are leased out for vehicle storage such as boats. This is where many store their boats for the winter.
     
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    Oh man, that hurts! Even if they get the replacment value for the boat it still will be hard to replace - and it just won't be the same as the original if only for the lack of memories.:(

    Course, there's ALWAYS a fresh supply of beaver for drilling:haha:
     
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    Here are a few pics of the type of caves he is talking about. I'm not sure if his boat was in the same one as I took these pics in, but they are all similar. They are used mostly as underground warehouses and storage for RV's and boats. http://coloradok5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=186481&highlight=cave



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    Note to self: Do not store my boat in a cave, caves are very bad.

    This must be sort of rare to actually happen I would think.
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    wait... you Misery guys store your chit on caves? Holy 10,000 BC batman!!!! :shocked:

    j
     

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