Author Topic: SnoBear thru the ice  (Read 2215 times)

SKilo

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SnoBear thru the ice
« on: Mar 14, 2012, 09:05 AM »
Seen on the news last night a guy had his SnoBear fall in. He and his daughter made it out ok but he didn't have insurance on it. Ooops!

http://www.wday.com/event/article/id/60565/

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #1 on: Mar 14, 2012, 09:47 AM »
I thought those were supposed to float!
Did he get it out?


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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #2 on: Mar 14, 2012, 09:49 AM »
Ya thats what i thought?
I know they were pushing on there ads that it floated
I wonder how deep its in right there maybe it is floating
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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #3 on: Mar 14, 2012, 10:24 AM »
It wasnt mine!! ;)   They do float in deep water... like a space capsule with the back end bobbing up...haha.. but will still be wreaked if go thru.....water doesnt do well with engines...

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #4 on: Mar 14, 2012, 10:59 AM »
Who needs insurance when you can have Triple 'A'?

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #5 on: Mar 14, 2012, 04:33 PM »
Who needs insurance when you can have Triple 'A'?

Should have called the ASA (American Snowmachine Association)   ;D

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #6 on: Mar 14, 2012, 04:35 PM »
It wasnt mine!! ;)   They do float in deep water... like a space capsule with the back end bobbing up...haha.. but will still be wreaked if go thru.....water doesnt do well with engines...

Shouldn't be an issue as long as it didn't flood the engine while it was running.
Sunken snowmobiles fare ok if you get them shut off before they sink.

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #7 on: Mar 14, 2012, 07:39 PM »
Drain it, dry it, drive it...

They are supposed to do that.... as in everyone is OK and the machine was recoverable.

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #8 on: Mar 15, 2012, 08:05 AM »
By the looks of all that grey rotting ice in the video, he should have walked out ! Some folks just don't have the brains God gave a rock !

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Re: SnoBear thru the ice
« Reply #9 on: Mar 15, 2012, 09:27 AM »
If I had a SnoBear I'm not sure I would be walking much other than to my SnoBear.  ;D From the sounds of it he knew he was going too far but for whatever reason he didn't turn around and if he would've avoid the island he would've probably been fine. I wonder how close the tow truck got to him?

 


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