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Yes, the website says that this particular model is for ages 12 and under. But I honestly don't think it's that restrictive. The weight limit for both this and the "adult" model are the same (230 lbs), and they're both rated for the same depth (65 ft). Yes, the adult version has more power and has a max speed of 3.8 mph versus 3 mph, but does that matter so much for a casual user?
What I'm saying is this: I don't think that the website saying "12 and under" means that ONLY 12 and under can use it. As long as you're under the maximum weight, I think you should be fine.
The Handy Caddy Sliding Appliance Tray changed my life.
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Ah, that's more like it. It's electronic and extraneous and basically its only use is for fun. This = cool.
I could do with more Woots like this, at the expense of cutting down on the tennis racquets and gardening supplies.
Have you been eating that sandwich again?
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The Aqua Scooter that is being sold today is not the one that was recalled. The one that was recalled is the Aqua Scout 1G from four years ago.
It was also sold by a different company. The unit being sold today is from Hawk at http://www.hawkintl.com/ and is a current model. The unit that was recalled four years ago is from Aqua Scout at http://www.aquascout.us/
I hope this helps to clarify everything.
vawolf1 wrote:Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
September 2, 2005
CPSC, Aqua Scout Announce Recall of Aqua Scout Water Scooters
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Customers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Aqua Scout Water Scooters
Units: About 475
Importer: MyDigitalDiscount.com Inc. / Aqua Scout, of Minetto, N.Y.
Hazard: Hydrogen gas can build up in the battery compartment and cause the battery cover and the battery package to forcefully expel from the product, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.
Incidents/Injuries: Aqua Scout has received five reports of the battery cover and/or the battery package being expelled from the water scooter, including two reports of minor injuries such as lacerations and bruising.
Description: The Aqua Scout Water Scooter is a hand-held, battery-powered product used to propel swimmers through the water. The product has a yellow or red plastic enclosure, a black plastic handle and propeller. There is no model numbers or brand name written on the scooter.
Sold at: Online at the Aqua Scout Web site and through eBay from May 2005 through July 2005 for about $120.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled water scooter immediately and return it to Aqua Scout for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: Consumers have been contacted directly by Aqua Scout. For additional information, contact Aqua Scout via e-mail at email@example.com, by telephone at (315) 343-0369 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the Aqua Scout Web site at www.aquascout.us
Hello Wooters, My name is Robert (AKA BVonnSnobby) and I am a buyer for Woot.
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This will be great for the folks in Kansas.
Woot? What the hell is that some sorta rubber weiner?
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I would hate to see what happens if the fan shroud breaks while in use :x
Hey look, the advertising is gone!