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by smokster
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Coast Guard may have say in Toho night airboat ban
Replies: 43
Views: 5256

Re: Coast Guard may have say in Toho night airboat ban

Old Yeller wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:39 pm
What was the outcome of this?
i would like to know also.
by smokster
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 14
Views: 1506

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

the judge heard both sides of the argument on the constitutionality of the ordinance. she decided to take some time to go over everything and give her verdict at a later date. the county attorney's argument was that the ordinance wasn't about noise, but about the safety of riding an airboat at night...
by smokster
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 14
Views: 1506

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

i sent you a PM
by smokster
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 14
Views: 1506

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

the case # is,
01 2019 IN 000247
and i'm the other party.
by smokster
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 14
Views: 1506

Alachua county Airboat ordinance

a judge is going to rule on the constitutionality of the airboat ordinance in Gainesville Monday morning( 10/28/19 ). if anyone would like to attend, show up at 201 E University Ave #5457, Gainesville, FL 32601 a little before 9am in courtroom 2A. this decision could affect every county with similar...
by smokster
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: who's running Marty Brey hulls
Replies: 14
Views: 1036

Re: who's running Marty Brey hulls

im leaning towards the 14' wide bottom for my 0-540. i have a 1993 Lacey Everett built 16' kennedy thats a tank. its on the heavy side, but its a great boat.
by smokster
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: who's running Marty Brey hulls
Replies: 14
Views: 1036

who's running Marty Brey hulls

im wanting to replace my hull with a new fiberglass hull. i ride Rodman, plenty of stumps, tight trails, big trees and some deep water in places. i have a sv-540 and want a boat that will turn on the tight trails. im looking at the new rivermaster 14' with poly. i just wanted to hear what other peop...
by smokster
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: IN FLA.. MY RAMP....AIRBOATS PROHIBITED...
Replies: 8
Views: 1593

Re: IN FLA.. MY RAMP....AIRBOATS PROHIBITED...

there's already a noise ordinance in the state. (90dms cruise speed at 50 feet). any curfew or ramp restrictions are unconstitutional. when we win in Alachua county, every other county with airboat restrictions should be sued also.
by smokster
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Help setting mag timing
Replies: 5
Views: 2144

Re: Help setting mag timing

good stuff right there
by smokster
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alligator Hunt Putnam County.
Replies: 3
Views: 963

Re: Alligator Hunt Putnam County.

i sent you a private message
by smokster
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor
Replies: 14
Views: 2434

Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

how many RPM's is that thing turning?
by smokster
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Best prop for heavy boat 540 lycoming
Replies: 6
Views: 1550

Re: Best prop for heavy boat 540 lycoming

i love my 72" NGQ
by smokster
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 160hp
Replies: 12
Views: 1647

Re: lycoming 160hp

i run a manual, but have an electric wired in for back up. all i have to do is move the fuel lines
by smokster
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Scallop question
Replies: 12
Views: 1802

Re: Scallop question

we go to Keaton Beach.
by smokster
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: NE Florida Airboaters
Replies: 12
Views: 2359

Re: NE Florida Airboaters

if you put in on the marion county side, you can hunt from an airboat at night
by smokster
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: A/C mechanic
Replies: 10
Views: 1817

Re: A/C mechanic

Lacey Everett
352-546-4224
Orange Springs
by smokster
Tue May 14, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: new 383...what oil
Replies: 18
Views: 2160

Re: new 383...what oil

cant go wrong with 10w 40 amsoil z-rod. thats what glen treadwell recommends for his motors even roller motors. use a good oil filter and change it about twice a year
by smokster
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: NE Florida Airboaters
Replies: 12
Views: 2359

Re: NE Florida Airboaters

we cut some new trails, or opened up old ones. there's plenty of back trails out there on both sides of the river.
by smokster
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: NE Florida Airboaters
Replies: 12
Views: 2359

Re: NE Florida Airboaters

i was in that 540 boat when you needed water. we ride every weekend
by smokster
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: NE Florida Airboaters
Replies: 12
Views: 2359

Re: NE Florida Airboaters

we seen you on the Ocklawaha a couple weeks ago
by smokster
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: ideas on what prop
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: ideas on what prop

thanks for the replies, im going with the 74" ngq.
by smokster
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: ideas on what prop
Replies: 4
Views: 435

ideas on what prop

ive read the search for three day now and still dont know what i need. i just bought a 16' kennedy with a narrow deck sv540. im looking for push. it has a 72" wood prop now, but i have room for a 74". can someone give me some ideas on what carbon fiber prop i need. i was looking at the JW.
by smokster
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: looking at a Igso480
Replies: 5
Views: 663

Re: looking at a Igso480

The power is uncomparable..it does require a cooling shroud with correct design, meaning not the ones that are 2" above the cylinders with the cute louvers. Letting the cylinders get hot will end this motor. The shroud goes with prop sizing to pull ample amounts of air through the cylinders, i run ...
by smokster
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: looking at a Igso480
Replies: 5
Views: 663

looking at a Igso480

im looking at a boat with an Igso480 and was wondering why you dont see many of these motors and if parts are hard to come by. i would love some opinions on how they hold up and some pros and cons. this motor has 126 hours and built by wally more. thanks in advance
by smokster
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: PHANTOM STARTS
Replies: 20
Views: 1975

Re: PHANTOM STARTS

i woke up one morning and my jeep wasnt where i parked it. as i looked around i seen it about 100 yards across the yard up against a tree. it just got tired of sitting there and moved itself. i started unhooking my battery after that

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