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  • I picked up a 6” diameter 4” long piece of steel for around $105 to make the prop shaft adapter. I really should have gotten a 5” piece and it would have saved me a lot of time machining but it will be good practice. I also made some handles …
    December 13, 2018, 11:22 pm by Muckduck
  • My 1st caddy was a low compression motor I ran it with a mechanical pump. I bought a back-up mechanical pump but sold it with the last motor I built. The original pump I bought was still running 10 years later. Ran a little of everything through the low …
    December 13, 2018, 11:19 am by One Eyed Gator
  • Gotta be pretty happy with that final "wet" weight? Can't wait till you water test it. Pretty sure you're gonna sh_t a twinkie when you see how fast it jumps up on a plane compaired to your old 302. Keep up the posts!
    December 13, 2018, 8:17 am by flcracker9
  • :rebel: JssFlyer where are the water videos cant wait to see how she does, my self personally think that its a cool little build and would like to see more. :rebel:
    December 13, 2018, 7:09 am by Scotty1
  • looks like some fun riding Awesome riding when the water is right!!! It should be on every airboaters bucket list to ride Kissimmee!!
    December 12, 2018, 8:26 pm by pipedog
  • . Wouldn’t have kept the trout or flounder, but she says she’s sick of eating redfish. :scratch: I wonder if fish taste different over there? I wouldn’t have kept the redfish if I had flounder and trout! 😆
    December 12, 2018, 6:52 pm by Coastslider
  • We have bought dies from in the past, they have tubing rollers also. For those people that are using a harbor freight tube roller their rollers fit right on. We've bent t-bars, loops, etc. very easily.
    December 12, 2018, 1:58 pm by CWAIS
  • Capt Steve you have the right mind set about maybe you will learn something,not thinking that way is what got everybody in to this mess to begin with some people thinking just because they been driving an Airboat for a lot of years that they know what they are doing …
    December 12, 2018, 6:47 am by Sniper
  • Well I just purchased a 2015 6.2l L86 with 26k miles I will let you all know how it turns out. It will be several months before rigging is built and boat is finished. We are planning on using ox box 2.55 ratio and 80" 3 blade water walker Falcon …
    December 11, 2018, 11:24 pm by PistolPete
  • Thanks for the info. Guess I’ll use the 5.2 and 8.1 for other projects. I do have a 6.0L LQ4 that I was planning to put in my wrangler. I guess I could put the 5.2L in the jeep, and use the 6.0L for an AB. Gonna have to think …
    December 10, 2018, 6:17 pm by LateOutDrsMn