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Old 12-08-2012   #21
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Originally Posted by MT4Runner

Duh, everyone knows that:

Metalflake gelcoat.
So what you're saying is that all I need is some metal flake and gel coat on my 83 gallon river runner and then I can mystery move?

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Old 12-08-2012   #22
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So what you're saying is that all I need is some metal flake and gel coat on my 83 gallon river runner and then I can mystery move?
Obviously, you have not tried it.

I too like the idea of a z-drag, you can set it up with climbing rope to have your son do a tug of war with the other students. Even if he is a small kid he will easily be able to beat 2 larger kids. Thus demonstrating the physical principals of it, and wooing the chicks at the same time.

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Old 12-14-2012   #23
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Thanks for all of the responses.
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Old 12-14-2012   #24
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Since we're helping with this project, we better see some photos of the finished product!
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Old 12-15-2012   #25
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I like the z-drag idea, too.

Another idea, this one is boring, but I've always wanted to do it because I'm a tightwad:

Have him develop a hypothesis as to which roof-top kayak carrying position produces the least amount of drag for a typical kayak, say a creekboat. This might involve some research, or even some calculations.

You could test the hypothesis by monitoring your gas mileage with the boat in various positions.

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