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by Rich Andrews
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Tip for newbie engine buyers
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Tip for newbie engine buyers

If someone says Engine builder X built this engine I am selling, that does not constitute an engine build if the guy had a tune up done on his engine at Engine builders x shop. If Engine builder X replaced a blown Jug that does not constitute an engine build. Anyone who has properly paid someone to ...
by Rich Andrews
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Question about having new boat built?
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Question about having new boat built?

I wouldnt deposit a turd in cash w anyone.. if they dont accept a credit card move on unless you know a back yard builder personally.
by Rich Andrews
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Anyone tried to build a hull out of poly ?
Replies: 17
Views: 632

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

on utube their is an airboat made out of poly and has reverse!
by Rich Andrews
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Anyone tried to build a hull out of poly ?
Replies: 17
Views: 632

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

cool jet boats
by Rich Andrews
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Anyone tried to build a hull out of poly ?
Replies: 17
Views: 632

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

this could get real bad... but then again some guys used flexseal
by Rich Andrews
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull build pics the oldschool way
Replies: 14
Views: 1159

Re: Hull build pics the oldschool way

yup i'm happy for anyone who is making good money in this industry, but boy has it changed quicker than my income has grown!
by Rich Andrews
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hull build pics the oldschool way
Replies: 14
Views: 1159

Re: Hull build pics the oldschool way

some nice back yard work... U definitely get it
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive
Replies: 71
Views: 2678

Re: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive

dont forget to flow your manifold :)
by Rich Andrews
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive
Replies: 71
Views: 2678

Re: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive

that's interesting.. but remember it all begins w a properly tuned carb. You can do all the head work you want but if its not getting the right air fuel combo your pissin away good money
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive
Replies: 71
Views: 2678

Re: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive

dont know anything about tumbling air, but anywhere air flows in our out should be smooth and blended
by Rich Andrews
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive
Replies: 71
Views: 2678

Re: 408 Ford stroker build underway! Direct drive

you should get someone to work the flow in those chambers while they are not assembled..im sure if they came str8 out of a box you can benefit from an experienced cylinder head expert
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: where to get a gas tank?
Replies: 24
Views: 1444

Re: where to get a gas tank?

I wouldn't touch one that was not pressure tested and baffled
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

Re: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13

I think its BS with the Billions of dollars that are spent , wasted, and made off these hurricanes to not pay airboat operators just as good as guys who pick up tree branches after the storm.. yeah, do it out of the goodness of your heart for sure I get that, but if a collective effort is put in peo...
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AAOF Fish Fry
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Re: AAOF Fish Fry

Great event, sure hope to make it down this year
by Rich Andrews
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0470 overheating and running rough
Replies: 45
Views: 1436

Re: 0470 overheating and running rough

better make sure that carb is right as well or risk a whole lot of $$$$$
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: South of river ranch run???
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: South of river ranch run???

used to be awesome until the state took it over and let it get over grown...like they do to the rest of the areas they take over
by Rich Andrews
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Aircraft are running out of time lol
Replies: 59
Views: 4026

Re: Aircraft are running out of time lol

still the baddest dry running video ever,hell of a set up. (s)
by Rich Andrews
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Hull Composite
Replies: 8
Views: 916

Re: New Hull Composite

Still am a sled guy.. cant wait to get back in one.
by Rich Andrews
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Hull Composite
Replies: 8
Views: 916

Re: New Hull Composite

It is a cloth.. and we are using this new glass that is incredible. It will never shatter!
by Rich Andrews
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Hull Composite
Replies: 8
Views: 916

New Hull Composite

I've been working with a new composite for another production application but I see a great potential for an airboat hull. Not only is it extremely light and everything else you would expect from a composite, but it is flexible unlike any other material. So if any hull guys want to engage in some R&...
by Rich Andrews
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty aka Brewster
Replies: 11
Views: 1027

Re: Dusty aka Brewster

I ment glades cat.. my bad
by Rich Andrews
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty aka Brewster
Replies: 11
Views: 1027

Re: Dusty aka Brewster

Hey Sniper, that next weekend Dusty and I pulled into a head to cool down the motors and he was telling me he had you peeing in your pants runnin n gunnin
by Rich Andrews
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Boat hop
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Boat hop

Some people I have seen use some angle metal on the outer chimes and they work just fine.. real small brackets maybe 3 inch wide and when you hit dry ground depending on your hull style they dont touch.
by Rich Andrews
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Boat hop
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Boat hop

for sure blades will make a boat act way differently... good post

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