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by swamp_fever
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0 420 i think
Replies: 10
Views: 1336

Re: 0 420 i think

need some pics for sure but if the carb is on top of the motor its a gpu 0470
by swamp_fever
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: LOOKING FOR A WATER CHECK IN THE MICCOSUKEE RES
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: LOOKING FOR A WATER CHECK IN THE MICCOSUKEE RES

Hay Scotty spoke with luke N today he was down at camp this past weekend said water was perfect even floated over the weir at the swimming hole :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
by swamp_fever
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: LOOKING FOR A WATER CHECK IN THE MICCOSUKEE RES
Replies: 15
Views: 1426

Re: LOOKING FOR A WATER CHECK IN THE MICCOSUKEE RES

Ok folks it's time too rip the glades up my Dad and cousin went to camp today 6/18/19 put in at dump landing water all the way to our camp with no problem at all water was a little skinny north of seminolewind the gauntlet at headhunters has water all the way through
by swamp_fever
Thu May 16, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Area 3A South water dropping steadily
Replies: 12
Views: 1643

Re: Area 3A South water dropping steadily

Has any body been out to the reservation or 3a south lately could use a H 2 0 report thanks
by swamp_fever
Fri May 10, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: How much weight can you carry
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: How much weight can you carry

Well as the Captain of your vessel is what ever you feel comfortable with most airboaters know there boats know how to load there boats to handle the load airplanes are the some way if you have big boys in the front seat they move weight to the back of the plane this is just small planes like cessna...
by swamp_fever
Wed May 08, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Looking for a Sled
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: Looking for a Sled

:dontknow:
by swamp_fever
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Anyone tried to build a hull out of poly ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1320

Re: Anyone tried to build a hull out of poly ?

I new of a man that had one out of poly it was fused together like when they fuse poly pipe together that they use for water pipes that are bury along roads it was all poly stringers and bulk heads deck over his complaint was on hot sunny day the poly would heat up and warp up as the poly would grow...
by swamp_fever
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Miccosukee res, water or not
Replies: 46
Views: 3884

Re: Miccosukee res, water or not

It's good to hear that Scotty 1
by swamp_fever
Tue May 29, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Miccosukee res, water or not
Replies: 46
Views: 3884

Re: Miccosukee res, water or not

Sorry was a work away from a computer Scotty you are right on about the levee and the loading holes Hopefully the water will keep coming up it had come up probably about 2" maybe 3" from Sat. morning to Mon. morning it was easier sliding on Monday than Saturday some of it could of been that the trai...
by swamp_fever
Mon May 28, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Miccosukee res, water or not
Replies: 46
Views: 3884

Re: Miccosukee res, water or not

Ok Scotty Me Dad & Joe went to camp Sat morning stayed till Mon loading holes are a bit tough the gauntlet had water but was skinny after that water was good to our camp and yours. most of the rain we got wasn't much hard rain light rain and sprinkle's when we left Monday the water had gotten a litt...
by swamp_fever
Sat May 05, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Don Davis Hull Pics
Replies: 74
Views: 13251

Re: Don Davis Hull Pics

Well as i recall and Mr. fenner this may ring a bell with you as well back in the 70s you had to display your fl # from above alot of boats had it on the bow of there boats but with dogs coolers exct. it blocked it most of the time so people started to put plates on top of the cages with the fl# on ...
by swamp_fever
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Best Compound Leverage Snips for cutting (notching) conduit?
Replies: 12
Views: 1216

Re: Best Compound Leverage Snips for cutting conduit?

I cut the pipe with a band saw then put the end of the pipe to the edge of the wheel on my bench grinder
by swamp_fever
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Redneck Cuisine
Topic: Swamp Cabbage
Replies: 68
Views: 15445

Re: Swamp Cabbage

Sorry but it is a protected tree. Its Florida's state tree. google Florida protected trees
but that being said i eat the shat out of them not sure how labelle's swamp cabbage fest.get by with it but they have it every year :rebel: :proud:
by swamp_fever
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Scorpion Airboats
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: Scorpion Airboats

386 365 5907 & 386 208 8197 cell #
by swamp_fever
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: can anyone tell me what motor this is
Replies: 25
Views: 3466

Re: can anyone tell me what motor this is

its similar to it i bought the franny taylor hull from him back in 1985 it needed a little work that he didnt want to fool with it he put the motor on a gore hull the last time i saw the boat his little brother had it that was about 1988 theres a picture of the f taylor in my pic gal after i fixed i...
by swamp_fever
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: can anyone tell me what motor this is
Replies: 25
Views: 3466

Re: can anyone tell me what motor this is

it looks like the motor a friend of mine once owned with that oil block on top it was there to oil the lifters i was told o290 case had solid lifters with 0480 jugs about 165-170 hp did a pretty good job on the 10' franny taylor hull he had and a little play is normal in both directions
by swamp_fever
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Losing RPMs in hot weather
Replies: 7
Views: 1293

Re: Losing RPMs in hot weather

My dad was having a problem of not turning up RPMs on his 0540 2500 was just about all he could turn up motor never bogged down he tryed diffrent props with less pitch and still only get about 2500 out of it he had duel tanks with a brass wing valve finally took the valve out hooked up to one tank g...
by swamp_fever
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Lookin for a water check
Replies: 24
Views: 3816

Re: Lookin for a water check

As for the reservation plenty of water to go where ever you want to. water at boogers camp is about 6" bellow the stringers on our camp
Dad and my brother went today 6/9/17 landings all good go have fun before they close it :cheers: :salute:
by swamp_fever
Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Other Important News
Topic: Goodbye My Beautiful Baby
Replies: 24
Views: 3928

Re: Goodbye My Beautiful Baby

:angel4: :angel4: :angel4: prayers sent
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

Not sure i've herd of the gov. camp is that on the res. or out in the grass

Dads doing well Scotty we are hoping to git down before the waters gone not sure we will make it
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

I sure I've seen your dads boat its just been a long time ago I remember Robert Archers red/white/blue Im 4years older than you I had my own boat when i was about 12 or 13 it was a little peanut gore hull that was green/white was later painted orange with a 100hp cont. I was headed to the landing on...
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

I think the girl was from your dads 3rd marrage Regeina or something like that your dad sold out about 3 or 4 years after we moved to felda
didnt know he airboated though I knew Dan Walker who lived next door to the east of your dads house airboated his camp was the poinciana trail camp
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

10-4 sounds good
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

Next time im out i will swing by the bonnet pond and get some pic,s and post
by swamp_fever
Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 2240

Re: Old Airboat Camps

no some spanish family lives there now i live just behind dan's house to the south next to Jimmy King Jimmy's wife nerita is my mother I used to give janine & jannae a ride from the bus stop on 29 to the house their step sister would not get in the jeep though stranger danger lol probably didnt spel...

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