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by hill
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Rigging Time
Replies: 8
Views: 732

Re: Rigging Time

Conduit is so thin its accually harder to weld than ss . You can lay into the ss more just more expensive and have to run a mix gas . I bent my hoops using my old cage for a jig works out good . If you build your first set out of conduit it's cheaper if you mess something up . And it's really not ro...
by hill
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Other Important News
Topic: Obituary - Mr. William "BUDDY" Branch
Replies: 13
Views: 1043

Re: Obituary - Mr. William "BUDDY" Branch

RIP Mr. Branch we have lost a true legend πŸ˜’πŸ™
by hill
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Slick bottom fiberglass hull durability
Replies: 6
Views: 1330

Re: Slick bottom fiberglass hull durability

I like being able to run different places with out burning slick off in one trip to the wrong place with it . For piece of mind on a go anywhere ride boat with less out your pocket every few rides . I'd do poly and be done with it .
by hill
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 1 dead after airboat goes airborne
Replies: 7
Views: 1649

Re: 1 dead after airboat goes airborne

Bad news ... Prayers sent πŸ™πŸ™
by hill
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Important
Replies: 30
Views: 2016

Re: Important

TRUMP 2020 !!!!!!!!!
by hill
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 350 Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Re: 350 Engine

350 out of what . I'd put a intake 500 Holley hei dist. With curve kit . Prop adapter and let it eat . If your gonna re cam it I'd go ahead and build a 383 . This is if your dd. :rebel:
by hill
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Remembering Dusty
Replies: 5
Views: 852

Re: Remembering Dusty

Never got to meet Dusty but loved following his post . Him and Cowboy bs back and forth . Funny stuff there !!! Rip Dusty :rebel: :rebel: :rebel: :rebel: :old_glory:
by hill
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: SA Downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 2029

Re: SA Downtime

X2 thanks Rick
by hill
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: hull design and building materials
Replies: 3
Views: 955

Re: hull design and building materials

I'd look for a good used hull and redo it . I just built my first boat new stringers new slick bottom built new cage for it and redid the rigging. It was a fun build and I learned a lot doing it . Nothing to it but to do it . Lots of good advice and people on this site . Nothing like learning to do ...
by hill
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 305 dd on 12ft Apache hull
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: 305 dd on 12ft Apache hull

77" is a big prop for your set up . Need more like 70 or 72" .
by hill
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prayers Needed
Replies: 25
Views: 3651

Re: Prayers Needed

Prayers sent
by hill
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Another Silent Prop...
Replies: 23
Views: 3673

Re: Another Silent Prop...

Rip πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
by hill
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 350 DD boat
Replies: 139
Views: 26155

Re: 350 DD boat

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by hill
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 350 DD boat
Replies: 139
Views: 26155

Re: 350 DD boat

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by hill
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 350 DD boat
Replies: 139
Views: 26155

Re: 350 DD boat

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by hill
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 1"carb spacer ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: 1"carb spacer ??

Thanks for the info John I'll def. put on my wish list . Be using a 500 for now tho . Price wise they do think a lot about them 390 4v . Thought I had heard something about filing down the the lever on those 4vs for the back to barrels a little so they only open when you mash it to the floor ???? No...
by hill
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 1"carb spacer ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: 1"carb spacer ??

64966 πŸ‘πŸ‘. Thanks Hill
by hill
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 1"carb spacer ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: 1"carb spacer ??

My Intake is a 4 barrel intake but Ill be running a 2 barrel carb . Thx
by hill
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 1"carb spacer ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

1"carb spacer ??

Recommendations on good 1" spacer for Holley 500cfm 2 barrel to eldenbrock performer intake 4 barrel . 350 vortex direct drive boat. Thx
by hill
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Good feelings at Christmas !!! Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Good feelings at Christmas !!! Thanks

Spent last nite re-reading old post on BULL FROG BUD . Boat build the crash , the ride . Great feelings !!!!! Remember it like it was yesterday . Damn we have some good folks on here and have lost many on the way . I miss BREWSTERS crazy posts a lot . To any new members you truly owe it to yourself ...
by hill
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 350 Direct Drive Prop Advice
Replies: 19
Views: 9328

Re: 350 Direct Drive Prop Advice

Any reviews on a 72" prop 4 blade saber .
by hill
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stringer resin ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1474

Re: Stringer resin ?

All my life I have had to work on stuff my self . Not complaining just fact 3 kids and wife . Never done stringers but have done fiberglass work and gel coat before on boats so have alittle knowledge going into it. Also went to school on google/youtube on the lap top for weeks now lol . Seems pretty...
by hill
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stringer resin ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1474

Re: Stringer resin ?

Thanks for the advice . Was planning on doing one stringer at a time to help have no flex . Have the bottom flat and solid also Would love a new hull but not in the cards for now $ .Was gonna get my supply's form fiberglasssite.com figure I'll have 200 300 in it . But learning a new skill worth it I...
by hill
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stringer resin ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1474

Stringer resin ?

Gonna be doing new stringers in my boat. First time doing it . Is the west system epoxy worth the add price and strength or is cheaper polyester resin plenty good ? Recommendations on how many mat / woven layers to use or use 1701 mat/woven Thx
by hill
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: This is what happens when you become an Old Fart...
Replies: 14
Views: 2946

Re: This is what happens when you become an Old Fart...

Don't get no better than that ... One of the best rides you've ever had I bet too. And imagine how long it took you to get it . Good stuff here fellows !!!! REST IN PEACE KEN JOHNSON X2

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