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Tube float
« on: June 06, 2013, 08:43:55 PM »
Heading out in the morning for the tube float! Anyone else going?

We're leaving our boat and the in laws are going to be our sober floaters with their boat.

Had a lot of fun last year and looking forward to more good times.



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Re: Tube float
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2013, 12:46:11 AM »
Where and when? like the lazy Harry's float?

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Re: Tube float
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2013, 05:18:24 AM »
Parker Strip from La Paz to Bluewater this Saturday.

36th annual great western tube float put on by the chamber of commerce.
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Re: Tube float
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2013, 07:41:17 AM »
Not gonna make the parker float, but gonna try to hit the Laughlin float on august


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Re: Tube float
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2013, 07:49:42 AM »
someone on another board once did the math on one of these tube floats.....it was kinda gross.

this is a summary - they actually had factual numbers.....

(thousands of people in attendance) x (volume of pee of the average person) x (average times a person pees in an hour) x (hours) = thousands of gallons of pee

then they put it into perspective....it was like 2 large fuel tanker trucks pulling up to the river and dumping urine into the river.


Last year I opted to sit out of the bullhead river float and hung out at a beach down river near Willow. Towards the end of the day the amount of trash floating by was astonishing.  :thumbdown:

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Re: Tube float
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2013, 08:25:01 AM »
Not gonna make the parker float, but gonna try to hit the Laughlin float on august


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Hit the Lazy Harrys float, (300? adults, no kids  8) ) Its been going on for 30+ years. The BHC float, 20-30,000 people, in its 4th or 5th year this year, and like Brad said, they 'trash' the river.

Usually @ Willow beach that weekend  :thumbup:

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Re: Tube float
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2013, 08:39:08 AM »
I'm heading out around noon.. Not launching my boat either here is a picture from last year!!
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Re: Tube float
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2013, 09:44:31 AM »
Hit the Lazy Harrys float, (300? adults, no kids  8) ) Its been going on for 30+ years. The BHC float, 20-30,000 people, in its 4th or 5th year this year, and like Brad said, they 'trash' the river.

Usually @ Willow beach that weekend  :thumbup:

Dan'l

When does this float go down?


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Re: Tube float
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2013, 10:26:35 AM »
When does this float go down?


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Usually the weekend after the bhc float, probably the 17th of august (Don't know for sure yet)

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