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by flaborn
Mon May 08, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Wanting to say "Thank you"
Replies: 5
Views: 1751

Re: Wanting to say "Thank you"

X 2 for Schmidt Aviation/Airboats

Tom and Tracey are the best and their staff as well
by flaborn
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: This Saturday - LIGHT IT UP BLUE !!
Replies: 2
Views: 1375

This Saturday - LIGHT IT UP BLUE !!

Don't Miss the Airboaters For Autism - Light It Up Blue event this weekend at Miles Point at Lake Kissimmee There is a BBQ at 3:00 pm at the Miles Point pavilion There will be Raffles , Food , Fun This is ALL put on to raise Autism Awareness, and is put on by Great people ! Please look up (Airboater...
by flaborn
Tue Oct 04, 2016 5:58 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Opinions on next boat I can't decide!
Replies: 12
Views: 3300

Re: Opinions on next boat I can't decide!

13'6" x 7' 6" Hamant Ultra lite w/ 0540 Upstack

Waiting for mine to be completed

That was my choice
by flaborn
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Tom Schmidt Airboat store
Replies: 11
Views: 4744

Re: Tom Schmidt Airboat store

I agree, All Great people both at the store and the mechanics at the hanger I ran one of Tom's 0540 for years with NO problems and have a 0540 up-stack finished and sitting on a rack at his hanger waiting for my new boat Honesty, Knowledge, Integrity that they have is very hard to find these days Th...
by flaborn
Wed May 04, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Gun Talk
Topic: Bushmaster or Smith & wesson
Replies: 25
Views: 8601

Re: Bushmaster or Smith & wesson

I have Bushmasters and Colts both are great

I personally love the Bushmaster

Good luck, I think you will be pleased either way
by flaborn
Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboaters for Autism "Light It Up Blue" Celebration Area 2A
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Airboaters for Autism "Light It Up Blue" Celebration Are

Glad to be part of it, everyone that showed up for the event were great and there sure was quite a collection of boats of all kinds. Looking forward to next year and anything in between. This is an awesome way to get people together and spread the awareness. With awareness comes understanding and it...
by flaborn
Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Sensenich Ngq or q
Replies: 13
Views: 3177

Re: Sensenich Ngq or q

The blades actually curve towards the front of the boat and the winglets end up about where the straight blade tip would be
clearance is about the same
by flaborn
Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Sensenich Ngq or q
Replies: 13
Views: 3177

Re: Sensenich Ngq or q

X 2

I Agree, I have run both and the NGQ is the better push prop
by flaborn
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboaters for Autism "Light It Up Blue" Celebration Area 2A
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Airboaters for Autism "Light It Up Blue" Celebration Are

Looking forward to event,ride and people. This truly is a great cause and just about everybody knows someone affected by Autsim. It is part of our world now as we know it, and is not just about children it is about the adults that are in the spectrum and how they move forward as well. With awareness...
by flaborn
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ferring material
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: ferring material

I had a similar problem with my cotton mouth and I added a tube across the four stringers thru bolted at the outside stringers. Shimmed between the two center stringers to the tube to stop the center of hull from bowing up when running. Didn't really jack it down but kept the original shape and kept...
by flaborn
Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Why can't it be like this all the time?
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

Re: Why can't it be like this all the time?

Very Good to hear !!

If Tom Schmidt is involved, expect nothing but honest and fair dealings

Hats off to Tom Schmidt and the Schmidt Aviation and Airboat staff

Honest people you can TRUST
by flaborn
Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Where to buy a new orange flag?
Replies: 4
Views: 1166

Re: Where to buy a new orange flag?

Schmidt Airboats Store has them ready to go
Exit at Cypress Creek Road - 5 minutes to 1101 West McNab Rd
Easy on and off give them a call 954-782-2845


Merry Christmas
and
Happy New Year !
by flaborn
Sat Nov 21, 2015 6:14 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 16812

Re: A/C power boats...

Mine is a 0540 - 260 hp by Schmidt Aviation
On a 13' 6" Cotton Mouth running area 2-A
One day it is going to turn into a Hamant Hull

GO SCHMIDT AVIATION !!!!
by flaborn
Mon Sep 28, 2015 6:15 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: aircraft engine experience
Replies: 3
Views: 1310

Re: aircraft engine experience

X 2 on Tommy Schmidt , Ricky and the guys at Schmidt Aviation , and Tracy and Stephenie at Schmidt Airboats Store

The Best around !
by flaborn
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0540 slight miss
Replies: 16
Views: 2852

Re: 0540 slight miss

I had very similar problem with my 0540 rough idle, rough spot upon acceleration, one cylinder cooler at idle Brought it to Tommy Schmidt in Ft Laud. and it runs better than ever now. Had 1 mag miss firing, 4 questionable plugs, etc... I had Both mags rebuilt,new plugs and wires - and it is a whole ...
by flaborn
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Fellow Airboaters Child Needs Help
Replies: 169
Views: 16525

Re: Fellow Airboaters Child Needs Help

Ref: HAT LIGHT Auction by AirRanger

I received the Hat Light in a timely manor from AirRanger and ALL is good

But we all know it was never about the hat

Thanks Ray, I hope to ride with you some day

PLEASE keep this active and lets Help as much as we can

Thank You
Craig
by flaborn
Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Fellow Airboaters Child Needs Help
Replies: 169
Views: 16525

Re: Fellow Airboaters Child Needs Help

I am new to airboating, been around with friends and now made the change from saltwater boat life to airboats My first boat 13'6 x 7'6 cottonmouth 0540 - area 2a mostly How often do you have a chance to donate and help someone and know some "charitable organization" is not taking the lions share for...
by flaborn
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Area 2 A water ?
Replies: 4
Views: 886

Re: Area 2 A water ?

Thanks to All for the info & pics

( that's what I thought but was hoping for water )
by flaborn
Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Area 2 A water ?
Replies: 4
Views: 886

Area 2 A water ?

Anybody have current water level report for Area 2-A ?

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