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triblet posted 03-24-2002 06:45 PM ET (US)   Profile for triblet   Send Email to triblet  
Here's a great use for a Bayliner. ;-)


whalernut posted 03-24-2002 07:09 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalernut  Send Email to whalernut     
I kno one thing, that guy is lucky he had a good hitch connection or he would have continued over that cliff. Acctually the Balyliner in a sence saved his life possibly. With the grey bottom on the boat, that has to be a mid-90`s era Bayliner?? Jack.
Mark D posted 03-25-2002 08:48 AM ET (US)     Profile for Mark D    
Your right its an early nineties Bayliner. I got a sense by the title of the post that might feel th
cjd posted 03-25-2002 10:19 AM ET (US)     Profile for cjd  Send Email to cjd     
Anyone else think this is faked? The impressionist style of the graphics can hide all kinds of photoshop work.
The angle of the truck to the boat for starters.
newboater posted 03-25-2002 11:42 AM ET (US)     Profile for newboater  Send Email to newboater     
I thought it was a little funny there wasn't anything in the back of the truck.

Dave S.

peteinsf posted 03-25-2002 12:34 PM ET (US)     Profile for peteinsf    
The answer is:


and it seems to work well...

JFM posted 03-25-2002 01:17 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
He shoulda pulled it up the cliff instead of backing it up! Regards, Jay
blackdog posted 03-25-2002 01:28 PM ET (US)     Profile for blackdog  Send Email to blackdog     
What he may be thinking-

"I hope I remembered the safety chains"

jimh posted 03-25-2002 01:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
I don't know who took this picture. I have seen it at a number of different websites, all without any attribution.

My opinion is that there is no fakery involved; it is an actual photograph of an actual situation.

I wonder if the guy got out of the truck cab?

MilwaukeeWhaler posted 03-25-2002 02:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for MilwaukeeWhaler  Send Email to MilwaukeeWhaler     
I am calling bull@#$% on this one. There is no way the trailer would not be bent or twisted. The trailer would bend before the receiver and in this picture it looks as thou the trailer is fine and the receiver has twisted in some way. Remember this is a full size GM and maybe a 3/4 ton. It has the steel rims that came with the 3/4 option. NO WAY!!
Bigshot posted 03-25-2002 02:36 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
No way is trailer connected to ball, safety chains only.

I highly doubt the safety chains could support a 5000lb truck hanging off a cliff.

Where was the photo taken from? If helicopter, how did it get there so fast that the guy is still in the truck?

I would have been gone from that truck a while ago.

NEVER SCARED posted 03-25-2002 05:39 PM ET (US)     Profile for NEVER SCARED    
If that was me and by whaler, Id just tell it to back up!
jimh posted 03-25-2002 08:46 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Look at how consistent the shadows are being cast by all elements of the picture. If someone faked this, they are very good at compositing!
triblet posted 03-25-2002 08:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for triblet  Send Email to triblet     
I've been doing digital imaging for almost
30 years (that's what IBM originally hired
me to do in 1973). I took a pretty good look
at this one before I posted it. If it's a
fake, it's a pretty good one. Shadows are
right, colors match, no artifacts.


Seattlerocket posted 03-26-2002 01:27 AM ET (US)     Profile for Seattlerocket  Send Email to Seattlerocket     
Note also. It is not a ball type hitch. not sure what that type of hitch is called though.

I think the shadows tell a lot also

blackdog posted 03-26-2002 08:03 AM ET (US)     Profile for blackdog  Send Email to blackdog     
Bye the way. Are those people nuts standing that close? The shadows do look to be consistent but it is the people that bother me. Also, nothing is securing the trailer. Where did the guy with the firemanís hat come from?
MilwaukeeWhaler posted 03-26-2002 09:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for MilwaukeeWhaler  Send Email to MilwaukeeWhaler     
I doubt the guy in the hard hat is driving the yellow mustang. Where is his rig? Would that older couple be standing right next to the boat? I doubt it. Wouldn't someone be looking at the helicopter? Maybe it was taken with a telephoto. Still too much for me to believe.
triblet posted 03-26-2002 10:43 AM ET (US)     Profile for triblet  Send Email to triblet     
I'm guessing it was taken from the road on the
other side of the canyon, not a helicopter.
This picture had to have been taken within a
few minutes of the accident, or it would be all
backed up with rubberneckers crawling by.

The people next to the boat: DUMB.

BTW, the guy has removed the picture from his


whalertim posted 05-09-2002 04:14 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalertim  Send Email to whalertim     
I can't open the baliner jpg.
Can anyone help?
simonmeridew posted 05-09-2002 08:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for simonmeridew  Send Email to simonmeridew     
I've got the pic saved from a month ago when it was first posted, but don't know how to post it here.
jimh posted 05-10-2002 11:22 AM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Welcome to link rot, one of the reasons I am not fond of posting links like the one above. They tend to disappear in a matter of days or weeks.
David Pendleton posted 05-10-2002 12:06 PM ET (US)     Profile for David Pendleton  Send Email to David Pendleton     
I took it down because I have both space and bandwith restrictions on my web 'site' imposed by my ISP.

I suppose I could put it back...

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