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by lycomingkid
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

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by lycomingkid
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

My uncle is running a 68 inch 5 blade warp drive on his 220gpu and it runs pretty good on his setup. I also agree with John Fenner I wouldn’t go anything under 68in
by lycomingkid
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

:thumbleft: Like the video Slidin Gator I know that area you were running all too well :D
by lycomingkid
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

Thank ya sir
by lycomingkid
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

Here’s a video me running Curry Island today

by lycomingkid
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

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it’s been a while since I’ve run the boat figured today was a good day to ride around on Curry Island and ride to the lakeport camp :D :toothy7: :toothy7:
by lycomingkid
Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Palm Beach Hulls
Replies: 68
Views: 12456

Re: Palm Beach Hulls

:thumbleft: That’s a good lookin rig ya got there
by lycomingkid
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Headlamps
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: Headlamps

I’ve used both led and halogen but I prefer the halogen for the main reason of frog huntin plus we’ve always built our own lights
by lycomingkid
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Electric Fuel Pump vs hand primer bulb.
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Electric Fuel Pump vs hand primer bulb.

Slidin Gator has a nice setup for his electric fuel pump going to his manual on his 540 Stossel boat he uses the electric pump (facet) to prime for the first start of the day
by lycomingkid
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Did they close the glades up or not
Replies: 15
Views: 1681

Re: Did they close the glades up or not

:banghead: Sounds about right for them to do that
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stossel Palm Beach Hull Riveted Rake Cap Replacement
Replies: 16
Views: 2161

Re: Stossel Palm Beach Hull Riveted Rake Cap Replacement

I like seeing these kind of updates on these old hulls :thumbleft:
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel

I appreciate the information Slidin Gator the boat actually has a newer sheet of 3/8 poly riveted on and I actually have thought of building a new bulkhead and adding more stringers to stiffen the bottom up
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel

Sorry my picture came out crappy but it was starting rain I hope this picture helps somewhat
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel

E1800B18-1A63-4CA7-BAB7-0F1211D49913.jpeg It’s hard to tell in the picture but the bulkhead is bowed up some and you can see the wedges used on the center three stringers trying push them back down and in the two black circles is where the bottom is pushed up between the stringers and those two are...
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel

The hull does have wedges under the bulkhead on three out of five stringers but the bulkhead is bowed up along with the three center stringers which why I was asking about putting in a jack to push the three center stringers back to where they are supposed to be
by lycomingkid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull jacks in a welded Stossel
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Hull jacks in a welded Stossel

So I’ve been thinking about this for a while now I have a welded Stossel open hull that’s been pretty much run hard and beat up on the bottom of the hull. The stringers are bowed up in front of the gas tank and in between the stringers it is pushed up as if it had been run over major rocks and stump...
by lycomingkid
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Happy 4th
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Happy 4th

Happy Independence Day everyone be safe out on the water/hill this weekend
by lycomingkid
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prayers Needed
Replies: 25
Views: 3461

Re: Prayers Needed

Prayers sent
by lycomingkid
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Not bad for a little souped up 160
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Not bad for a little souped up 160

Thanks fellas this little rig does pretty good for having a 160AV :D :D and I’m a big ole youngin for my age (6,1 and 310) I also had my uncle in the back seat (190) plus his big ozark cooler full of his busch lattes :lol: and it never got over 160 all day Saturday and it was hotter than the devil’s...
by lycomingkid
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Not bad for a little souped up 160
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Not bad for a little souped up 160

Finally figured it out hope y’all in joy this short clip

by lycomingkid
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Not bad for a little souped up 160
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Not bad for a little souped up 160

:violent1: :banghead: Well I guess the upload of my video didn’t attach
by lycomingkid
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Not bad for a little souped up 160
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Not bad for a little souped up 160

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by lycomingkid
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Funeral FWC Officer Julian Keen.
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

Re: Funeral FWC Officer Julian Keen.

A lot of my friends and my brother in law went to school with him although I didn’t know him personally I send prayers to his family
by lycomingkid
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Different hulls
Replies: 7
Views: 1547

Re: Different hulls

I love my 1989 stossel hull runs the hill with my 170av and I’m not a small person by any means

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