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by JPerkins323
Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Drone in 3A on 7/2/16
Replies: 6
Views: 1471

Re: Drone in 3A on 4/2/16

Ok thanks I'll do that
by JPerkins323
Mon Jul 04, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Drone in 3A on 7/2/16
Replies: 6
Views: 1471

Re: Drone in 3A on 4/2/16

Yes deano no idea why I said that. It was this weekend. I probably exaggerated a little bit it wasn't that low but it did startle me and I'd love to see the video.
by JPerkins323
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Drone in 3A on 7/2/16
Replies: 6
Views: 1471

Drone in 3A on 7/2/16

So I was cruising east probably around 5 pm this Saturday headed back from the swimming hole just west of possum head. I was cruising along nice and slow at 1,500 RPMs drinking a beer and enjoying the glades when that white drone come up behind me on the trail, buzzed my head, pointed the camera rig...
by JPerkins323
Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Spark plug torque specs
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Re: Spark plug torque specs

Awesome thank you sir


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by JPerkins323
Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Spark plug torque specs
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Spark plug torque specs

Changing spark plugs on my 0540 today. What do I torque the plugs to? Thanks in advance.


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by JPerkins323
Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: TBAR for runners
Replies: 13
Views: 2197

Re: TBAR for runners

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by JPerkins323
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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She's done!


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by JPerkins323
Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160301/b3e05478e73b1f7c71b7e0deaf97cfc5.jpg All the little things are what's keeping me up now. Waiting for little stuff that I forgot to paint to dry. Just need to finish wiring, rudders, prop, gas tank and a couple other little things then she's done. Sent from m...
by JPerkins323
Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

Thanks guys. Ya I'm going with a fiberglass back. Just didn't have it on because I had just mounted the dry box. As you can see, I made it for the old skool seats but changed my mind half way through the build lol


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by JPerkins323
Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Aluminum hull paint
Replies: 9
Views: 3881

Re: Aluminum hull paint

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160227/3f8657541ec7c05cc382a7684310f82e.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160227/ba8dd1a02fd054b26d8cb77662b00b0a.jpg This is Nason full-Thain. It's made by DuPont but it's there cheaper version. The blue paint is mixed with webbing solution and shot at a low P...
by JPerkins323
Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

Thanks every one I've had a good time doing it


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by JPerkins323
Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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by JPerkins323
Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

Gary to tell you the truth a agree with you. I thought about this color for a long time. And I almost chickened out and just painted it grey again but I'm glad I did it. I was inspired by a couple flats boats I would see running the flats after living in the keys for a couple years. It's actually na...
by JPerkins323
Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160223/0ce77ae8e9343345f9741621d2b1b413.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160223/395bafc730a9cf54cf4395f7c9f3b400.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160223/4222157a1c4bdeb0dc61bb8bf14a51bb.jpg It's been slow going but finally got it painted. I was a little u...
by JPerkins323
Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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Paint is finally done!


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by JPerkins323
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

Lol Thanks arcticshooter I didn't know that. I do love boeshield. I cover my 0540 in it and I cover my outboard on my hewes with it as well. Best stuff in the world.


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by JPerkins323
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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by JPerkins323
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160201/7cb53c5f8ab440c6e4d9029301fb5086.jpg Nothing like fresh steel flex. Inside is all ready painted and one I finish bucking a few rivets, hopefully I'll get it out for outside paint this week. After that it's just assembly. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
by JPerkins323
Thu Jan 28, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 540 Lycoming 300 hp exhaust size 2.5 or 3"?
Replies: 25
Views: 4949

Re: 540 Lycoming 300 hp exhaust size 2.5 or 3"?

What does the ceramic coating do as far as performance. I'm about to put my boat back together and I just had my 3" headers and flex pipe ceramic coated but to be honest with you I only did it because it looked good lol I've never ran mufflers either but I got a set of mufflers too. Anxious to put i...
by JPerkins323
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/17/29ceace29caac92b4d4ece7a6952d149.jpg Exhaust back from Hot Shots ceramic coatings.... Turned out good. As always I can't help but go a little overboard on this rebuild. Now if I can just get my hull painted I can finally start putting everything back together...
by JPerkins323
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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Back from powder coating


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by JPerkins323
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/11/239d14531208339e2dff8ec6afbd5196.jpg Waiting for metal to come in for my hull, and the cage is still at powder coating so I'm at a stop for now. I've had this idea in my mind for a while so I decided to order some cork handles that were ment for fishing rode ...
by JPerkins323
Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Buzzkill getting over hauled
Replies: 37
Views: 5717

Re: Buzzkill getting over hauled

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Finally off to powder coating!


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by JPerkins323
Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Fiberglass
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Fiberglass

All right thanks John. I should get to it in the next two or three weeks. I'll let you know how it turns out.
by JPerkins323
Sat Oct 24, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Fiberglass
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Fiberglass

Awesome thanks cat. I'll post pics when I'm done

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