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Old 01-24-2010, 02:57 PM
Capt John Capt John is offline
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Evansville, Indiana
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I don't know why they were painted red originally, but I always thought that in modern times it was so you didn't have to repaint the wheel everytime an idiot in a pleasure boat or jet ski got a little too close...

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