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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...
- Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:50 am
- Forum: Florida Airboaters
- Topic: Slick bottom fiberglass hull durability
- Replies: 6
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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 .
- Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:36 am
- Forum: Airboat Tech
- Topic: hull design and building materials
- Replies: 3
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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 ...
- Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:38 pm
- Forum: Automotive Power Only
- Topic: 1"carb spacer ??
- Replies: 7
- Views: 1593
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...
- Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:48 am
- Forum: Airboat Talk
- Topic: Good feelings at Christmas !!! Thanks
- Replies: 1
- Views: 790
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 ...
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...
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...
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
- Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:26 am
- Forum: Airboat Talk
- Topic: This is what happens when you become an Old Fart...
- Replies: 14
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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