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Old 03-22-2008, 07:46 PM
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Frugal adventurers

http://www.wrinkliesontherun.com/cheapwayround/cwrindex.htm

They start across the US on April 10th.
Not sure I'd pick a Fiat as a round-the-world vehicle.

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Old 03-22-2008, 09:43 PM
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They start across the US on April 10th.
Not sure I'd pick a Fiat as a round-the-world vehicle.
Didn't check the link, didn't need to. I work on the water- where sailboaters ARE the definition of frugal adventurerers.
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Old 03-23-2008, 10:50 AM
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Didn't check the link, didn't need to. I work on the water- where sailboaters ARE the definition of frugal adventurerers.
I know some cheap powerboaters to, and I know some sailers who spend the GDP of a third world country racing every year.
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Old 03-23-2008, 12:47 PM
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I prefer a 51 Grumman.

(Not to be confused with a 51 Grumman.)


Hardly "frugal". But surprisingly less than what many boaters put into their adventures.... racing... and/or oceanic occupations.
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Old 03-23-2008, 02:29 PM
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Yeah but boating is more fun...flying is faster though.

Of course the best of both worlds would be having a choper on the back of your boat.
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Old 03-23-2008, 10:49 PM
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Actually The best of both worlds is having a Grumman that flies, with two Sea-Doos mounted under the wings.



(Nope - Not ours. Now, a friends out in AZ.)
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:08 AM
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Now thats pretty cool!
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:34 AM
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They start across the US on April 10th.
Not sure I'd pick a Fiat as a round-the-world vehicle.
I used to have a Fiat. I'm SURE I wouldn't pick one for that. I wouldn't want to drive one to the next town.
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FIAT's stink. My dad had one and that's he perfected the "wrench toss" for the Garage Olympics.
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And he was a mechanic, no less! We non-mechanically inclined don't have a prayer with one of those.

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