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Ocklawaha Video

#1 Post by Ron Burgundy » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:36 am

This video was taken by a friend of mine with a helmet mounted camera. It is the Ocklawaha river in central Florida near Ocala. I thought you guys might enjoy it. They are on jetskis, but it would be fun with a pontoon boat also! Just don't go for a swim...the river originates from Lake Griffin which I am told is home to thousands of gators :scared You may notice some ripples in the glassy water...those are from the gators.


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#2 Post by PlaynDoc » Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:39 pm

Video is broken.
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#3 Post by OldePharte » Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:41 pm

Cool! Although not a spot to either run out of gas or have any mechanical problems.
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#4 Post by Parasympathetic » Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:22 pm

That's so cool. A ski would be great for that here, running the river from the lake. Get up there where there is almost no one fishing.
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#5 Post by Ron Burgundy » Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:15 pm

That video makes me really want a jetski. I'm not sure if anyone noticed the instrument panel...on several occasions it read 8100 RPM and 70 MPH!!!
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#6 Post by LSVLance » Sat Jul 02, 2011 8:34 pm

Geez....that water is SO smooth... Makes me want to wakeboard on it.
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#7 Post by jeffybear » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:07 pm

Great video Ron, thanks for sharing.
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#8 Post by Ron Burgundy » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:12 pm

OldePharte wrote:Cool! Although not a spot to either run out of gas or have any mechanical problems.
Very true...this activity is pretty high up on the risk scale. Definately need to use the buddy system. Andy, my friend filming, was running low on fuel for the trip back so he stayed in front just in case he ran out.
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