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About Ludicrous

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  • Birthday 01/06/1968

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  • Location Naples, FL

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  1. Can anyone give me a bank name that will work with customers on a non NADA listed boat? Boat is a 2012, brand new. Have only found ONE lender but they want the boat 100% finished and ready for an appraiser to verify HIN, trailer and motor VIN before a check is cut. Of course the broker doesn't want to build a custom boat to a customers specific specs unless it's nearly paid for...
  2. The old 1999' Stroker: The new 2012 Stroker:
  3. GPS Tracking

    Here is about three days after it happened, the bruising had just started to show, it got worse:
  4. GPS Tracking

    Thought I had just bruised them real bad. Bruised purple and yellow from my elbows to about halfway down my forearms. Worked three more weeks after the injury then got home and the wife made me go see a doctor. The Doc was not thrilled with me waiting 3 1/2 weeks. He did a quick exam and said everything looks ok, and if you broke your arms there is NO WAY you could have worked thru it. Then he got the X-rays. I'm back at about 90% strength. The first couple days was the worst. I had the strength of a 9 yr old girl and the worst part of my workday was putting on socks and taking them back off at night. Also very difficult to use Charmin during the first week.
  5. GPS Tracking

    Been very busy. Got twin babies on the way, a boy and girl. Lots of offshore time on the anchor boat, broke both my arms 4 weeks ago and I have a new Stroker being built. A friend had his Ford truck and Stroker stolen last week on the east coast. Boat was found stripped clean and his truck is still missing. I will look into that system for my boat.
  6. GPS Tracking

    Getting a new boat soon and I'd like to install a GPS tracking system so I could find the boat if stolen. Anyone point me in the right direction?
  7. 100mph boat anyone?

    The Stroker I have being built is going to be all black, similar to this one: The 99' struggled to hit high nineties. The new one should hit triple digits pretty easy and top out at around 105-110mph.
  8. On The Way to Ft. Myers, FL

    Too bad you can't stay longer. The monster snook bite has started and I get home July 6th in the evening.
  9. Very cool boat. Well built fishing boats. Good luck with your sale!
  10. 100mph boat anyone?

    Sure, I'll throw in a camera and mount.
  11. Congrats! For a minute or two I wasn't sure if it was a Whaler, but then I saw the tiny sticker on the side!
  12. Guy bought my 2005 21 Contender based only on the pictures. After the sale he paid me to tow it to him also. About 900 miles. When it pulled up in his driveway was the first time he'd seen it.
  13. $17,000 firm. Hole in piston. You'll need to rebuild this 99' 225 EFI or hang a new motor. Will not separate, as is with no prop or lower unit. 1999 Stroker Caymen/White/ Silver pin 1999 225 Mercury (3.0) Motor Mods Raised limiter 6450 300 front half 300 reeds (New) 300 heads (cut by Taylor Marine to 140psi) 300 tuner Brucato style reed plate 3 new optimas, new 16" hydraulic Detwiler jackplate, New minnkota Edge 70lb trolling motor with new quick release bracket. Lous plates and foot rest (passenger and driver), pop up delete. 99 Boatmate trailer single axle no brakes, does have removeable tongue....2 new good year marathons with spare, bearing just installed, new LED lighting. Just painted and refurbished with new Fulton jack stand, Fulton winch, bow roller. New bunk carpeting. New Minn Kota 2 bank charger. New Lowrance electronics on bow and at console. New Momo Ponza steering wheel. Here is the bad hole & piston: Do a YouTube search on Stroker bassboats if your not familiar with them.
  14. Pop

    Change of plans. Will be buying a new 2012 Stroker with 300xs and other goodies. Will look similar to this boat: Anyone interested in the white and green 1999 let me know. Asking 17k for it. Everything but a lower unit and prop is included.