Search found 243 matches

by Lwells
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 470 angle valve continental
Replies: 2
Views: 394

Re: 470 angle valve continental

Thanks, That was my thoughts but I needed to hear it else where so I didn't blow up from worrying instead of the engine blowing,lol
by Lwells
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Won’t Start
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: Airboat Won’t Start

If you have a fuel mixture control on the carburetor then make sure that if it is tied off that it hasn't came loose and leaned the carb out . That could cause a problem, my 470 wouldn't start one day and the carburetor throttle pump went bad, still squirted fuel but not hard enough to get up into e...
by Lwells
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 470 angle valve continental
Replies: 2
Views: 394

470 angle valve continental

Could someone tell me on this engine if it is normal to have a very light slack movement when you turn the end of the crank by hand . It will have no slake in one direction but I can feel a slight no pressure movement when I try to move the crank the other direction. doesn't matter which way you tur...
by Lwells
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Seat Upholstery????
Replies: 17
Views: 1733

Re: Airboat Seat Upholstery????

I was hoping to find someone closer to okeechobee but may have to go the extra miles
by Lwells
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Seat Upholstery????
Replies: 17
Views: 1733

Re: Airboat Seat Upholstery????

Does Lynn do other boat seats beside airboat?
by Lwells
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Seat Upholstery????
Replies: 17
Views: 1733

Re: Airboat Seat Upholstery????

I called Michelle about doing 4 seat cushions on a pontoon plus doing the 3seats on one airboat and if she did good work I had seats on another airboat I was going to let her do. On the pontoon cushions I just wanted a one color material and just done good enough to get it by to fish on but she acte...
by Lwells
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: GMAC
Replies: 2
Views: 630

GMAC

Could someone give me an update on GMAC for I have been up north working and haven't had time till now to get on the site to see what is going on but have been concerned about how he is doing for he is a super great individual who I highly respect and last I read was he was out of the hospital and w...
by Lwells
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Important
Replies: 30
Views: 1952

Re: Important

I saw Trump's shadow this morning so that mean's 4 MORE YEARS doesn't it?
by Lwells
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: aluminum brush guard
Replies: 1
Views: 626

aluminum brush guard

I have a hamatt boat(may be misspelled) that I would like to put a brush guard on but don't have experience to build one so wondered if anyone had one that might fit that wouldn't hit the pocketbook too hard like the manufactures.
by Lwells
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prayers Needed
Replies: 25
Views: 3636

Re: Prayers Needed

Anyone heard anymore concerning Gregg?
by Lwells
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Where to buy Avgas on East Coast
Replies: 7
Views: 1093

Re: Where to buy Avgas on East Coast

What is decent price now?
by Lwells
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prayers Needed
Replies: 25
Views: 3636

Re: Prayers Needed

Man I'm sorry to hear GMAC is sick. I've been working up north and haven't been here for awhile. I will definitely be praying for him, GREAT GUY
by Lwells
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

Re: DELRIN ROD

I'm using it to make bushings for a lawn mower, and machining a couple Idler pulley's for the drive pumps which have a bearing pressed into each of them.
by Lwells
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

Re: DELRIN ROD

Thanks, Guys
by Lwells
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

Re: DELRIN ROD

Oh, And I had already found it on ebay and amazon but hoped to find it in the area if it wasn't too much higher than ebay. thanks again
by Lwells
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

Re: DELRIN ROD

didn't try McmasterCarr but will check with them if someone can give me an Idea as to where they are for I have never heard of them. thanks
by Lwells
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

Re: DELRIN ROD

terrible ted wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:23 pm
Did you try McmasterCarr
No, but I will check, Thanks.
by Lwells
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2532

DELRIN ROD

Anyone know where I can buy 3 inch Delrin rod near Okeechobee, Fl
by Lwells
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 6.0 Powerstroke in a river jetboat???
Replies: 6
Views: 1307

Re: 6.0 Powerstroke in a river jetboat???

Why not consider a 7.3 diesel
by Lwells
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New bottom paint thread
Replies: 28
Views: 3873

Re: New bottom paint thread

I have a 16 ft. hamant aluminum boat that I have been checking for two years trying to find something I would be comfortable with putting on the bottom without going to poly so keep us informed about this stuff.
by Lwells
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Seat setup
Replies: 6
Views: 2528

Re: Seat setup

Skunkape; I have the same boat you have but setup for 9 people. I was wondering what you have on your bottom for protection. Ive never tried to run my boat up onto dry ground for its got a continental 470 6cylinder angle valve with a two blade synsenich prop but don't remember the length but it is a...
by Lwells
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gear Box or Not
Replies: 24
Views: 5106

Re: Gear Box or Not

Dodobird;Do you have any kind of spray system on your boat to wet the ground in front under you
by Lwells
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gear Box or Not
Replies: 24
Views: 5106

Re: Gear Box or Not

Thanks dodobird;Your boat looks lot like mine other than my rigging sets lot lower as far as seat setup. I'll start looking for drive setup and prop.
by Lwells
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gear Box or Not
Replies: 24
Views: 5106

Re: Gear Box or Not

Old timers didnt run barges...lol And they ran light boats with aircraft engines, which is old technology that will do what you’re asking. Formula for success never changes. 6lbs of boat to 1hp and you will have an adequate performance experience. move that to 4lbs per 1hp and it's a do all machine...
by Lwells
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gear Box or Not
Replies: 24
Views: 5106

Re: Gear Box or Not

SWAMPHUNTER45 wrote:Old timers didnt run barges...lol
I didn't think a 12 Ft fiberglass with 2 seats was considered a barge but then what do I know and that's why I'm asking questions. I do see where the aircraft engine would make a difference , in probably weight and hp.

Go to advanced search