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Snowmobiles & water!

Any of you guys ever try this stuff. Dad and I have been doing it for years but didnt realize others were really in to it!

YouTube - Snowmobile Water Skipping and Sinking at Babbitt, MN

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never tried it, looks like fun

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My buddy shane sunk one his first try and blew the engine when the ice cold water hit the block!

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My buddy shane sunk one his first try and blew the engine when the ice cold water hit the block!


That would get expensive fast

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That would get expensive fast
He got out on the water and freaked out so for some reason he hit the brake and of course the track locked up. Sunk like a brick!

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He got out on the water and freaked out so for some reason he hit the brake and of course the track locked up. Sunk like a brick!
ya thatll do it

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I've seen those vids before and they had a deal on discovery about it. Seems kinda nuts, but fun.

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never tried it, too worried about messing my sled up, ill stick to jetskis in water
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never tried it, too worried about messing my sled up, ill stick to jetskis in water
Its popular in Oregon, of course my wife thinks everyone from Oregon should be a registered psycho. She is scarred of my dad!

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back when i had a short track i did it all the time, but tried it once on my old rmk with a ported track and it was like i hit a brick wall. Now i wont touch any water with my new summit, just stick to the steep and deep!!

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