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by Txraised
Tue Dec 15, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Airboat Cage, Rigging, and Lycoming 4 Cyl Engine w/ Prop
Replies: 1
Views: 3146

Airboat Cage, Rigging, and Lycoming 4 Cyl Engine w/ Prop

Airboat Cage and Rigging (decent condition), Black Lycoming 4 Cyl Airplane Engine with recently Overhauled Carburetor. Engine Cylinder "Jug" has a leak that would eventually need to be repaired or replaced but still runs fine up and down the water, just sounds like a lawnmower with an exhaust leak....
by Txraised
Mon Sep 03, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: WTB Cage
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Re: WTB Cage

Hull is made out of Bryan/College Station area but was never given a brand when I bought the boat and is registered as Homemade. But it's a 18'7" Aluminum that is 88" wide at the rear.
by Txraised
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: WTB Cage
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

WTB Cage

Looking to purchase a new/used cage for my airboat. Any leads to where to find one more local (north/central Texas) would be ideal! Currently running a 351 Motor. :texas:
by Txraised
Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Rudder Help?
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: Rudder Help?

Doesn't really have a top heavy feel. Turns fine. I will look into lowering rudders and start lookin for larger rudders. Has anyone ever done some custom fabrication and mount trim tabs to the inside of each rudder and a downward angle like the tail rudder of a plane so when haulin straight forward ...
by Txraised
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Rudder Help?
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: Rudder Help?

Rudders are roughly 3.5-4' tall, boat digs deep in water. Once I get across the lake into the river chanel's shallows I'm good, thought about the idea of mounting some trim tabs on the inside of each rudder to have some upward thrust on the back end while driving straight forward since the rudders a...
by Txraised
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Rudder Help?
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Rudder Help?

Newer to the airboat world, have got a 18'7" Aluminum Hull with 351, is there some modifications to my rudders or other rudders to purchase that would provide more thrust in the lake settings. Works great in the shallows tho. Any help would be appreciated!

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