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    Jet Ski Rental

    Does anybody know of any place that rents jet skis around the Des Moines area/Saylorvill Lake area?



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    I am also curious as I have been trying to find such a place for a while. I do know they rent them at Clear Lake but that is a ways away.



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    Awesome deal, Thanks!!!!!



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    We have used these guys. Great outfit. We rented a 26' poontoon and 2 SeaDoo RXTs. Great equipment and we had a great vacation.



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    Those look like reasonable rental rates.



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    Quote Originally Posted by JoJO View Post
    We have used these guys. Great outfit. We rented a 26' poontoon and 2 SeaDoo RXTs. Great equipment and we had a great vacation.
    How long have you worked there?



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    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    How long have you worked there?
    That's what I was thinking, hah.



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPlainsDrifter View Post
    Those look like reasonable rental rates.
    For what you can buy a jet ski for you are almost better off buying a used one, using it for a week then selling it. Same thing with the boat or pontoon.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    For what you can buy a jet ski for you are almost better off buying a used one, using it for a week then selling it. Same thing with the boat or pontoon.

    I've owned a lot of toys over the years and owning a jet ski was one of the worst experiences I've ever had.

    They are not as reliable as Motorcycles, atv's, etc

    If you don't live on a lake you either have to leave them in the water or trailer them everywhere. If you leave them in the water prepare to spend a week trying to get the scum off the bottom of the boat.


    They are a lot of fun when you're actually out on the water but everything else is a big headache. I guess if you have a lake house they would make sense. I also assume that owning a boat is twice as bad.



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    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I've owned a lot of toys over the years and owning a jet ski was one of the worst experiences I've ever had.

    They are not as reliable as Motorcycles, atv's, etc

    If you don't live on a lake you either have to leave them in the water or trailer them everywhere. If you leave them in the water prepare to spend a week trying to get the scum off the bottom of the boat.


    They are a lot of fun when you're actually out on the water but everything else is a big headache. I guess if you have a lake house they would make sense. I also assume that owning a boat is twice as bad.
    Well a mans happiest days are the day he bought his boat. And the day he sold his boat........



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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    Work there? Seriously? I was just providing feedback.

    We did condier buying some used skis, but the ones we rented were 5-6K (each) on a used market. Renting from these guys was easy.

    Try it before you blast it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Well a mans happiest days are the day he bought his boat. And the day he sold his boat........
    Still enjoying the heck out of mine. Although I do shake my head when I see other boats all covered up and sitting in a driveway on a perfect Saturday.
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    Re: Jet Ski Rental

    Quote Originally Posted by JoJO View Post
    Work there? Seriously? I was just providing feedback.

    We did condier buying some used skis, but the ones we rented were 5-6K (each) on a used market. Renting from these guys was easy.

    Try it before you blast it.
    I don't believe anyone "blasted" it, it's just curious your sign-up and only post coincided with recommending this company. :)



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