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Old 10-31-2014, 05:38 PM   #1
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Not again!!!

'Bubble Man' is on his own, says Coast Guard | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News
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Old 10-31-2014, 05:54 PM   #2
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Go Bubble Man Go!!!!
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Old 10-31-2014, 05:57 PM   #3
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Old 10-31-2014, 06:10 PM   #4
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That thing looks like it would give you a helluva ride in 40 knot winds and 20-25 ft seas. What do you do if it tips over?
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Old 10-31-2014, 06:15 PM   #5
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:00 PM   #6
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Maybe it's time to bill him for the $144,000 to cover the cost of his last rescue before agreeing to not impede him from trying again. Pay as you go.
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:46 PM   #7
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Where's the frig? I don't see how he can even catch fish in that thing.
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:01 PM   #8
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And in January?

Can you say: "Darwin Award".
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:06 PM   #9
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That thing looks like it would give you a helluva ride in 40 knot winds and 20-25 ft seas. What do you do if it tips over?
I was driving in eastern Montana today. It was windy, real windy. I saw a tumbleweed completely clear a four-lane highway at chest level. My vision for him in 20-foot seas with 40 knot wind is the same.
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:29 PM   #10
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I was driving in eastern Montana today. It was windy, real windy. I saw a tumbleweed completely clear a four-lane highway at chest level. My vision for him in 20-foot seas with 40 knot wind is the same.
I have a vision of that bubble being blown away by such winds and washing up on some far distant shore years from now, like the proverbial message in a bottle, except instead of a message inside it will contain a dessicated Iranian exile.
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:41 PM   #11
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If he has a support team to rescue him when he gets bounced all over like the ball in a spray paint can, go for it. He may have been just stupid the first time. Now he has been educated and should pay for any future rescue costs with cash or jail time.
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Old 10-31-2014, 10:31 PM   #12
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He's been rescued twice this will probably be his 3rd rescue.
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Old 10-31-2014, 11:53 PM   #13
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Four foot deep fins on the new model. Truly a design genius.
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Old 11-01-2014, 01:49 AM   #14
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I dont understand how the 40 soccer balls come into play...
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I dont understand how the 40 soccer balls come into play...
Flotation without the need for those pesky bilge pumps.
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Old 11-01-2014, 06:48 AM   #16
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Would seem if he slung a lounge chair from a pivot , it could be blown downwind with almost no effort.

Why run when wind is free?

An ice chest in his lap would handle provisions.
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Looks like a great device for towing behjnd your trawler for doing laundry or exercising your cat.
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Why didn't I think of that?
Now that's something I would have done differently
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Old 11-01-2014, 11:01 AM   #19
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I suspect that this guy is trying to fulfill a death wish. If true, I commend him for being original and for trying to have fun with the process. Certainly beats jumping off a building or blowing ones brains out. The Coast Guard should not interfere. Let him accomplish his goal.
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Old 11-01-2014, 02:54 PM   #20
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Looks like Miami to Bermuda us about 890 nautical miles, how fast can he make that thing go, how many days? What happens when he sleeps, I daren't ask what anchor!
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