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by fishonhenson
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A-3B closed ?
Replies: 87
Views: 7656

Re: 3A-3B closed ?

If you own property in 3a, can they still prevent you from going to your property? We own the property our camp sit on. Bought 5 acres in 1963
by fishonhenson
Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Diesel Contaminated Aviation Fuel
Replies: 20
Views: 1902

Re: Diesel Contaminated Aviation Fuel

email all contact, no phone calls
by fishonhenson
Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 1485

Re: Old Airboat Camps

Governor Claude Kirk had a camp built in west 3a, almost due east of the jet port back in the 60's. It is now Donnies camp.
by fishonhenson
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Old Airboat Camps
Replies: 22
Views: 1485

Re: Old Airboat Camps

Our camp was built by my dad when I was 5, I'm now 58. in 3a west of the governors camp
by fishonhenson
Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Any other oldtimers from the Good old days
Replies: 54
Views: 6495

Re: Any other oldtimers from the Good old days

My mom and dad Bill and Joann Henson and their friends Pat and Bonnie Brantley built our camp in 3a in 1963. My uncle ronnie shears had a camp less then a mile away. I quit going out there is the late 80's. my cousins took it over. Now my son is involved in the family camp. I get out there when I ca...
by fishonhenson
Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: The first place you ever ran an Airboat?
Replies: 47
Views: 2753

Re: The first place you ever ran an Airboat?

3a around 1965
by fishonhenson
Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Burning the Marsh
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Burning the Marsh

there was a group I knew that did controlled burns in 3a 30 years ago that was very successful at keeping the sawgrass at bay. the deer loved the new sprouts
by fishonhenson
Thu Oct 29, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Save the Culture of Airboating
Replies: 103
Views: 3726

Re: Save the Culture of Airboating

lilly-Pad wrote:
glades cat wrote:Anyone know a Lobbyist?


yes Sir here in Fl , I bet he would be willing to help

contact this group, they have a lot of resources available.
http://americansforprosperity.org/florida/

they are all for public rights
by fishonhenson
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

Re: 3A Camp maps...

Yeah me too, what gives?! Duece My guess would be, (and I'm just guessing, I have not talked to him), some of the camp owners probably asked him not to publish the maps because they don't want "unwanted visitors" visiting their camps when no one is around and I can certainly see why. Whil...
by fishonhenson
Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

Re: 3A Camp maps...

did blackwaterairboats bail on us? his posts are removed & he is not listed as a member. I sure was hoping for a copy of the camps map.
by fishonhenson
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: no more airboats in ENP?
Replies: 38
Views: 2909

Re: no more airboats in ENP?

I would suggest someone contact:
http://americansforprosperity.org/florida/

this is a cause they would take up.
by fishonhenson
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: An even older airboat video
Replies: 4
Views: 762

An even older airboat video

by fishonhenson
Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

Re: 3A Camp maps...

Blackwater, did you ever get the camp maps converted to a pdf file?
by fishonhenson
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Getting more rpm from 350 dd
Replies: 17
Views: 1221

Re: Getting more rpm from 350 dd

less pitch prop?
by fishonhenson
Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Where. To. Set. The. Motor
Replies: 4
Views: 716

Re: Where. To. Set. The. Motor

Gary S wrote:It needs to be back far enough to connect to the prop.

and high enough
by fishonhenson
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hydraulic drive system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Hydraulic drive system?

Advantage: Placement of engine anywhere you want and low center of gravity. Smaller engine needed for pump. Instant pressure because the fluid is always running at full volume, valves open and close for speed of prop. The parts are not that expensive and are readily available. Almost every drive sys...
by fishonhenson
Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hydraulic drive system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Re: Hydraulic drive system?

Variable pitch prop
by fishonhenson
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hydraulic drive system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Re: Hydraulic drive system?

A hydraulic drive system is a drive or transmission system that uses pressurized hydraulic fluid to power hydraulic machinery. The term hydrostatic refers to the transfer of energy from flow and pressure, not from the kinetic energy of the flow. A hydraulic drive system consists of three parts: The ...
by fishonhenson
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hydraulic drive system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Re: Hydraulic drive system?

you can place the engine anywhere you like for torq to raise the bow. the engine can sit on the bottom of the boat for a lower center of gravity. a hydraulic pump is close to 100% efficient. you can actually reverse the prop motor to back up if needed. they are fairly light weight now. hoses go from...
by fishonhenson
Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Hydraulic drive system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Hydraulic drive system?

Has anyone ever thought or tried to make hydraulic drive system for an airboat prop? most heavy equipment uses it, why wouldn't it work for a boat?
by fishonhenson
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

Re: 3A Camp maps...

damn, man I remember you. you were a crazy sob. I'm doing well.
by fishonhenson
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

3A Camp maps...

Yes, who are you
by fishonhenson
Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: I really don't understand some people
Replies: 24
Views: 2290

Re: I really don't understand some people

I've caught some big peacocks out of holiday park
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by fishonhenson
Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A Camp maps...
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

Re: 3A Camp maps...

can you right click, save file, then email it to me as an attachment at fishonhenson@yahoo.com.

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