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by Rich Andrews
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: LEARNED LESSON
Replies: 6
Views: 954

Re: LEARNED LESSON

Kind of remember a nice SA run back in the day with a good group of SA members when the lake was at 11 if I remember correctly, one of the FAA rides. After a long day me and a few other guys were belly up for a few hrs after an awesome day of ridin and got a call that someone was stuck somewhere and...
by Rich Andrews
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: LEARNED LESSON
Replies: 6
Views: 954

Re: LEARNED LESSON

with these conditions it will humble the baddest of the bad out there
by Rich Andrews
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Affliction airboats Jeff love
Replies: 10
Views: 1654

Re: Affliction airboats Jeff love

Rick w the win. LOL good to see justice being served
by Rich Andrews
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Cool Video
Replies: 75
Views: 11904

Re: Cool Video

Not many boats at this level can go anywhere out there..last drought I saw some "bad ass boats" get humbled real quick. I remember bubbahays on his lil 125 boat,Brewster on his orange pumkin which Bubba and I nearly both stroked out trying to get him out of a jam, and Grant along with his ...
by Rich Andrews
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Cool Video
Replies: 75
Views: 11904

Re: Cool Video

next time add weight to the rear of the boat get the ft end up...works well in that stuff
by Rich Andrews
Fri May 31, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

Golley, I ran to death a SBC that made impressive power for less than 10k, rebuilt it with a new Dart Block and still didnt break 20k But anyway, Im planning to build a 540 boat and when im done ill post up pics and how much I spent...thats unless I buy one I have en eye on They say theirs a sucker ...
by Rich Andrews
Thu May 30, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Mechanic for Boat w/ Car Motor near Boca Raton
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Mechanic for Boat w/ Car Motor near Boca Raton

They have been given the name of the only person in this area I have a long history with who does nothing but honest solid work. he will probably have that engine running better than it ever has since 100% of the people who have used him will agree. These are female students who need assurance that ...
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 28, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: PROP or ENGINE SHAKE???? above 4,000rpm
Replies: 15
Views: 809

Re: PROP or ENGINE SHAKE???? above 4,000rpm

Make sure the bolts that hold the gear box to the engine mount are tight and if the bushings are toast that doesnt make things any easier but a wobble is serious
by Rich Andrews
Mon May 27, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Mechanic for Boat w/ Car Motor near Boca Raton
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Mechanic for Boat w/ Car Motor near Boca Raton

Think I met you girls in Moore Haven. Shoot me a pm
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

Seen a kid the other day at a marina filling up his new quads on his new contender...HS graduation present! 300k boat
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

Imagine someone saying I need 50% down and here's 35k no way in hell but to each their own. Im jealous of these guys who seem to be printing money nowadays
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

Ooh ya, forgot that seadek stuff lol I hear ya
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

I hear you... my first deckover with a 470 was 5500 with a trailer and a new wood prop. It took me everywhere I wanted to go.
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

PS show me them odds n ends that are 3 to 500 each
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Re: Building a 70k airboat

a 7k hull w poly includes profit as well as every other part you listed. The rigging is more for sure I'm in the wrong line of work
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 21, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Building a 70k airboat
Replies: 36
Views: 2601

Building a 70k airboat

Can someone show me the numbers on how anyone can spend 70k building an airboat. Specs can be a production welded poly open hull of 14ft LS motor of course since they are the new rage. 3 Blade Props Stainless Rigging Paint or Powder coat Seat covers Electrical wiring Battery(s) Guages Guage Panel Th...
by Rich Andrews
Mon May 20, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Destroyed my prop
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: Destroyed my prop

ak375hh wrote:The air cleaner stud snapped and it was the housing that went through the prop. Spendy lesson. Tether the air cleaner.


Remove those worthless things. Tether everything that can fly off the motor
by Rich Andrews
Sun May 19, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Destroyed my prop
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: Destroyed my prop

Cool, back in the day you would have been stuck and prob a whole lot more damage..so glad we have composite props now. Good luck w things
by Rich Andrews
Sun May 19, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Destroyed my prop
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: Destroyed my prop

Did you run home with it like that?
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 14, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: RIP Ruagatr
Replies: 17
Views: 1122

Re: RIP Ruagatr

For sure, he did above and beyond for airboaters. Im still suffering a hernia from pushing his big ass boat out of the willows from yrs ago. He said if his nitrous was working he'd have no problem getting out...I said Charles im 3 ft off the ground the boat is 6ft off the ground in the front 1 ft in...
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 14, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Headlamp issues
Replies: 18
Views: 535

Re: Headlamp issues

they dont drop very well for sure fenner..but the 20w frogs like no other
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Headlamp issues
Replies: 18
Views: 535

Re: Headlamp issues

One thing that is always overlooked and im guilty as well is making sure the clips are clean,maybe sand them scratch em up clean the terminals good and spray that red stuff on them...sometimes its all about claning stuff up, even the contact point on the bulb and headlamp
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 14, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Headlamp issues
Replies: 18
Views: 535

Re: Headlamp issues

I got a good laugh at this post... had a buddy sort of fall asleep frogging one night with that light on. He burned thru his hair down to the scalp before he woke up. Sounds like a bad ground to me but im an electrical dummy. Put an inline fuse next time see what that does.
by Rich Andrews
Tue May 14, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: RIP Ruagatr
Replies: 17
Views: 1122

Re: RIP Ruagatr

if anyone here remembers the fight we put up yrs ago with regards to Curry Island on Lake O, it was Charles who was on every conference call giving us the legal advice. FAA won that deal as well.

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