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Events / Re: 2012 SCJB Season Kick Off @ Bluewater March 23-25
« on: January 30, 2012, 10:30:13 AM »
Wish I was gonna be home but I'm still in Afghanistan but looking forward to a meet in May some time if there is one.

We usually do have one in mid may. Looking forward to seeing you there. Thanks for fighting for our country. Get home in one piece.  :thumbup:

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Events / 2012 SCJB Season Kick Off @ Bluewater March 23-25
« on: January 30, 2012, 10:23:04 AM »
After last years success, we decided to continue to have the BlueWater Resort and Casino be the host for the SCJB Season Kick Off.

The dates for this event are March 23-25, 2012.



BlueWater Resort & Casino
11300 Resort Drive
Parker, AZ 85344

To book your rooms, call (888) 243-3360 and give them the group rate code SCJB or code #750. This will get you a rate of $79 per night plus resort fee's ($5/night) and taxes (5.5%). Normally, the rooms are $110/night (plus fees and taxes). The room rate code expires on March 14th, 2012 so please book your rooms promptly.

You can also book your room through their website using the following link:

https://www.bluewaterfun.com/V1WebControls/GroupLogin.aspx
Group ID: 750
Password: 476000342


The Bluewater resort has a lot to offer including a full 24/7 casino, fully stocked bars, live cover band or DJ on weekends w/ dance floor, large pool area with huge water slides, a large Arcade with miniture golf. They also have an RV park if you want to roll in with your RV. They also has a 164 slip marina and lots of parking for boat trailers. There is also a launch ramp at the casino. The launch fee's are waved as a part of this package. Please ask the front desk for details when checking in.

Besides the Bluewater, there are several other attractions along the Parker Strip for your entertainment needs.

...and as always....anyone and everyone is welcome to come out. Hope to see you all there.

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A Blast from the Past.....its the video from the "Gathering of Boats" at the Avi - July 2007



I talked with Jerry over at v-drivevideo.net and he gave me the green light to upload this for the public to view.  :thumbup:

Check out his site for additional DVD's, posters and stuff. www.v-drivevideo.net

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Topock / Laughlin / Re: Re: spring time
« on: January 16, 2012, 11:30:08 AM »
March 17th is St pattys day!! ... That works with me  ^-^

Theres a circle race that weekend at puddingstone. Its lookin maybe the last weekend of march. Not 100% confirmed. There is a conflicting event the same weekend im trying to sort out.

Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk

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WarZone / Re: IM READY!!!!
« on: January 05, 2012, 06:12:10 PM »
Im killing myself getting my shit together....moved the motor 7 inches...so now i need longer water lines and battery cables. Fooock...havent slept in 24 hours....its gunna be a long night

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Site News / Site News 1/4/2012 - Upgrade completed
« on: January 04, 2012, 04:17:10 AM »
I just did a version upgrade of the forum. Also upgraded a bunch of the modules as well.

I also added a 'like' system where you can like posts made by others. the like button is near the 'quote' button. Under each post that is 'liked', there will be a list of users who liked it.

Of course, there are a lot of features the site has to offer, but are not available through tapatalk (smart phone app). If you regularly access the site via Tapatalk, youre missin out  ;) Maybe some day when I have a crapload of time, I will make a SCJB cell phone app. But for now, tapatalk is your best bet.

And lastly, I depend on you guys to report bugs, errors, things missing, etc. ....and suggestions are always welcome.

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Projects / Re: 19' Rogers Project
« on: October 02, 2008, 08:27:06 AM »
ron,

youre boat is turning out amazing. i love it more and more each time you post pictures. keep up the great work.

-Brad

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Project Boats For Sale / Re: Project Boats on Craigslist
« on: December 10, 2007, 04:31:07 PM »
what did ya get?

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WarZone / Tis the Season...
« on: December 09, 2007, 07:41:57 PM »
oldie, but goodie...


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Boat Showcase / Re: Lets See Your Rides
« on: August 24, 2007, 04:32:11 PM »
you got some balls posting this picture....



trust me, youre not ever going to hear the end of this.  ;D

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The No Wake Zone / Re: What are your memories made of .
« on: January 12, 2007, 10:42:16 AM »
Well, my involvement goes back to before I was born. I know there are family members reading this and they can vouch for some of these stories.....

It all begins with the Wriedt Stinger. This boat was bought new in '69 by a close friend of my cousin's grandfather. His mother?s family got hooked and bought the boat from him that next summer.

Later my aunt and uncle exposed my parents to the boat bug and soon later my dad purchased a Tahiti Tiger (unknown year).... This boat was later sold to a neighbor of ours in Apple Valley after we had purchased a 'Strange Boat' (Eliminator hull copy). This boat was purchased in a partnership with my dad's other brother and was later signed over to my dads brother when we moved to Colorado since we wouldn?t be local to it anymore. I was about 16 at the time and from what I figured, my boating days were over. But from what I have been told. I was basically born with a life vest on. My parents took me to riverland (parker) when I was 2 weeks old.... and going out there every summer for years.

It wasn?t until the summer of '06 my cousin Kyle and now roommate invited me out to Havasu. I had not been out there in 15 years other then to help my grandfather move back to California after my grandmother passed away and that was a very short turn-around trip. I was surprised that Kyle still had the good ol' wriedt stinger. I guess it had been sold back n forth within the family and he had finally got it back. I really just thought it was going to be a trip where I would go out to reminisce and go home and be over it. We got out there at midnight on a Friday night and drank till 6am sharing stories of us growing up on the river. We got on the water that Saturday morning at 7am and blasted out to the middle of the lake and he cut the motor. Kyle turned to me and said "this is the best part", then jumped in the lake. Words cannot describe the feeling of jumping into the lake when its over 100F at 7am. There?s that first 2 feet that luke warm, then you hit that blast of cold water under the surface. At that point, I had realized what I was missing in life and I was hooked again. I told Kyle at that point I knew it and that it was my goal to get a boat once again.

At home I had 3 VW's. Within the next couple of weeks, I sold them all. I was over wrenching on cars and now my love is all for boats.

So since that trip, Kyle has moved in and we decided to restore the boat that started it all. It's coming along quite well but we have hit a roadblock (funds for gel coat) and we are nervous that we aren?t going to have it completed for this summer. I don?t think I can go a summer with no boat while I hear about all of you having great times. I hope it all comes together in the end.

My future goal is to get a boat for myself. Currently with Kyle's boat in the garage, I don?t have anywhere to store a project of my own, plus I don?t need 2 projects if I cant afford to finish the first one. The motivation is there, just not the money.

I have been telling myself to go back up to Apple Valley and see if my neighbor still has our old Tahiti Tiger. When he bought the boat, he modded the hell out of the original olds that was in it and blew it the first time he took it out. When we moved, it was still sitting on the side of his house untouched.

That would be cool to buy that boat and Kyle and I would be carrying on the torch that started it all.

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