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Cool water toy.

Discussion in 'Recreational vehicles' started by Flexin, Aug 25, 2013.

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  1. Flexin

    Flexin Admin Staff Member Founding Member Top Event

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    I was looking at boats online and noticed this ad. I ended up clicking on it. This is like a jet ski with no seat. Or more like a underwater scooter. This I would call an underwater jet. The woman doing the backflip under water is cool. So is the guy flying through the rock hole. I wonder what they cost. I didn't notice a price. It would make for a fun summer.

    http://www.seabob.com/?utm_source=yachtworld&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=2012

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    Hah, that's pretty wicked. At first, I thought the back was a cockpit of sorts, then I saw the dude going in and out of the water like a dolphin. I wonder if that thing can go faster than a hungry shark can.
     
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    That's pretty cool. Just put on some scuba gear and just explore underwater for a couple of hours.
     
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    Am I the only one who doesn't like it? I think it's pretty silly. I mean who really wants to pretend they're a dolphin and drag them self behind the thing in the water? I'd rather on a seat above the water or in one of those nasty jet capsule things that are enclosed you can go underwater in.
     
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    Some do. One guy built one you sit inside an it looks and swims like a dolphin. I think it would be fun.

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    It does look like it would be a lot of fun, but only under the right conditions. The water for sure needs to be really clear, like in the advertisement, and there has to not be underwater obstructions that you might run into.
    I wonder what happens if you for some reason "fall off" of it ? Does it stop and wait for you to grab ahold of it again, does it simply go on racing along under water, or does it just float up to the surface ? I would hope that it doesn't keep going if you let go of it, you might never get it back again.
    Even though it looks like it would be great to try doing this, I think I will settle for something manually propelled, and one that keeps me above the water, like a small pedal boat.
    I had one of those years back, and just loved it ! I went fishing with it, and since I pedaled it with my feet, I had both hands free for fishing, and could even just troll along with it.
    Mine was a standard two person pedal boat, but I found this little one person boat that would be ideal for my fishing fun.
     

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    Wow...it is a beautiful machine and if you are a strong swimmer (in case you get bumped off or lose your grip) I bet it would be a hoot. I don't think its for the average person. I also have to wonder if it would appeal to a shark or if it could outrun one. Guess I won't find out since, although the actors seemed to be having fun, I think I would need to have something a little tamer and separate me from all that swims in the waters.
     
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    That ones nice but have you seen the one that out runs a Ferrari?
     
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    Flexin Admin Staff Member Founding Member Top Event

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    No I haven't. Do you have a link?

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    No sorry but go to YouTube and look up the gsx something vs Ferrari
     
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    Have to look into YouTube to find it, but this will not be easy, not because I couldn't find such video but because I'm sure there are probably many others to watch.

    My problem with YouTube is that once that I got into such site, I spent long hours watching videos when it's supposed I should be doing more relevant things.
     
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    It looks like it could be a lot of fun but mainly for a fit person. I am thinking that having to drag yourself around like that for a while could be painful for the back hours after, I could be wrong though.
     
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    I think it would be more of an issue for the arms, shoulders and so on. I don't think most would use it for hours. The more fit and the more fun they are having, the longer they will use it. Someone less fit might feel it more the next day (or week) but it could be worth it.

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    All I can say is, wow! This thing looks incredibly fun. One question: Where can I get this? ;)
     
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    I think it would be fun to try if I was in Hawaii on vacation, might make a cool way to see coral etc.'

    but I don't think I would want one to own, I think it would get old pretty quick.
     
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    Wow very nice! I could have a ball on that, now only if i lived near the ocean. I bet it costs a pretty penny also. It would be fun to get one and do a mod like a sea dragon or dolphin like Flexin said.
     
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