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by Conrad
Wed May 03, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Let's see your gauge panel
Replies: 8
Views: 1767

Re: Let's see your gauge panel

Im a front seat driver on a 10' sled. Probably not the best placement for every boat but works good on my setup.
by Conrad
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: M 4-5 carb filter
Replies: 7
Views: 1285

Re: M 4-5 carb filter

You can go grab one at Advance Auto off the shelf. Lowest profile I could find. http://m.advanceautoparts.com/p/spectre-air-filter-2.625-in-tall-8161/10116412-P?searchTerm=spectre+air+filter https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170413/03596d058152234cec7fc34f3acc6631.jpg Sent from my SM-G930V using So...
by Conrad
Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:34 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Re: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?

TheElevatorGuy- Do you have to run a trim tab on your setup? I'm worried if I go with a rear seat driver I will have too much weight in the back and porpoise in deep water when riding alone. I trying to avoid running a trim tab if I can help it. I was thinking a front seat driver will help balance t...
by Conrad
Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Re: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?

Playinintheswamp- Looks good, glad to hear you are happy with the aluminum. Looks like you went with pre anodized marine pipe? Did you keep your engine stand steel? Im having to work around my seating arrangements. Im not sure if I want to go with a front or rear seat driver. Im kind of leaning towa...
by Conrad
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Re: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?

Thank you to everyone for the replies and information. I have worked with aluminum more than steel so I went ahead with 6063. I will create a post of the build when I get done but this is where Im at as of now. This is my first rigging build so Im kind of winging it at this point but figured I gotta...
by Conrad
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Best Grade of Aluminum for Rigging?

I’m about to start on an aluminum rigging build. I’m looking at using either 6063-T52 or 6463-T67. I know 6063 has good workability (bends without cracking) and will accept a post fabrication anodize dip (Im currently undecided on anodizing or powder coating). I am unfamiliar with the other option o...

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