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Thread: Moomba Toughness
10-06-2003, 12:13 AM #1Junior Member
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- Aug 2003
- Arlington, Texas
To anyone who has doubts about Moombas, let me share a bit about what makes my '99 Outback a special boat.
About a year ago, while camping at a N. Texas lake, I stupidly left the boat tied to the bank, where it spent all night pounding against a slab of concrete too deep to see, but not deep enough to avoid contact with the hull.
After realizing what had happended, & pulling the boat out to check the damage, I had a gash about 1' long X 1" wide ripped in the back, starboard side hull.
Not wanting to scrap the trip, I rolled the dice & put the boat back in the water the next day, & took the kids out for a day of slalom & wakeboard fun .
Not only did the boat perform flawlessly, but we rescued a '60s model Nautique that had broken down & was drifting into a stumpy area. Ripped hull & all, the Moomba towed that dead Nautique about 10 miles back to its marina slip.
Afterward, Ronnie & Dennis @ Waterski Boats Dallas worked their magic & put my toy back together as good as new.
I'll never own another brand of inboard except Skier's Choice!
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