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Old 07-02-2014, 09:05 PM   #1
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Old 07-02-2014, 09:09 PM   #2
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What a silly goose, everyone knows the airbags must be deployed in order to act as flotation devices.


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Old 07-02-2014, 09:22 PM   #3
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What a silly goose, everyone knows the airbags must be deployed in order to act as flotation devices.

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From the other side... Improper boat recovery.

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I believe he is checking to see if he forgot to put the plug in the boat. That will keep it from taking on water.

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