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by Rick McC.
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Top Speed
Replies: 14
Views: 1307

Re: Top Speed

I’ve had mine up in the mid-40’s a few times. That isn’t close to wide open, but it’s faster than I need to go.
by Rick McC.
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions

Thanks; I just signed up for your newsletter.
by Rick McC.
Mon May 25, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alternative hulls for airboats
Replies: 4
Views: 468

Re: Alternative hulls for airboats

I run mine in deep and shallow saltwater all the time.
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by Rick McC.
Sat May 23, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Viscosity
Replies: 15
Views: 771

Re: Viscosity

Yeah; WTF!
by Rick McC.
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: any built a dd sled ....in progress of finishing my just curious if they slide right with carmotor
Replies: 52
Views: 3328

Re: any built a dd sled ....in progress of finishing my just curious if they slide right with carmotor

Going to Kissimmee as soon as I feel comfortable leaving my baby boy with a baby sitter for that long.. haha Take him with you. I’d put ear muffs on mine before he was two, and he’d go right to sleep. When he was four, he’d sit in my lap and hold the stick; serious as all hell. Of course, I was the...
by Rick McC.
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Damaged wood prop
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Damaged wood prop

Striker543 wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:26 am
Hard to say with no pictures. Your best bet is to take it to a known propeller company and get their opinion. Be very careful - wood props are not as tough as carbon fiber and they can splinter and cause lots of damage when they blow up.
That’s for damn sure; BTDT!

TAKE IT TO A PROP BUSINESS!
by Rick McC.
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Safety
Topic: Flags for other boats
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Flags for other boats

I’ve seen a few kayaks with them that fish out in the salt marsh and creeks, but not nearly enough of them.

The few that have them have probably been run up on by an airboat, and figured out the benefits of having one.
by Rick McC.
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 498
Views: 43060

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Brooksville Florida I would have to look it up to see if that’s the right county🙂. Airboatstuff@gmail.com. I have to say it agin. Looking at the trailer this morning it is really top notch. Boards are painted under the carpet, all stainless hardware, all the setup is perfectly straight. Yep; that’s...
by Rick McC.
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 498
Views: 43060

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

I that Chris in Hernando County, FL?

He makes great trailers!
by Rick McC.
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 498
Views: 43060

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

FISHSTICKER wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:57 pm
Can actually be driven from either seat.
That seems like a good idea.
by Rick McC.
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 498
Views: 43060

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

It’s definitely lookin’ good Sir!
by Rick McC.
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Cadillac 500 - HOLY GRAIL
Replies: 13
Views: 1716

Re: Cadillac 500 - HOLY GRAIL

Way to go Swamp!
by Rick McC.
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Holsterland
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Re: Holsterland

I have several Panther Concealment Kydex holsters, both IWB and OWB, and a couple of their fixed blade IWB knife sheaths. Excellent quality all. Great people, good prices, and custom made to your order with about a weeks turnaround from your order ‘til it arrives at your door. They’re Florida boys, ...
by Rick McC.
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Safety
Topic: common sense and coutesy
Replies: 12
Views: 5454

Re: common sense and coutesy

guys, it's a general lack of common sense/respect that is the 'new normal' things that would of gotten you beat down by god fearing parents isn't happening, and now we see the 'everybody gets a participation trophy' kids all grown up and in action. i was fishing in a small canal with my old dad in ...
by Rick McC.
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New bottom paint thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2203

Re: New bottom paint thread

That’s really interesting...
by Rick McC.
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Wire the boat?
Replies: 5
Views: 780

Re: Wire the boat?

Ok.....this is embarassing..but my need for the ride overrides.....how do I send a PM? please understand I have no computers in my home, only this "smart phone " to stay in touch with my Marine.....I'm just not a fan of a this digital computer stuff....I bluff my way through it......😌 Go up to his ...
by Rick McC.
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: High school airboat build III
Replies: 39
Views: 2801

Re: High school airboat build III

Excellent Sir!

Glad to see you’re doing another school build.
by Rick McC.
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Recent boat build
Replies: 6
Views: 1153

Re: Recent boat build

Congrats Sir!
by Rick McC.
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 498
Views: 43060

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

FISHSTICKER wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:21 pm
Good times with family and friends is what life is all about.
That’s for damn sure! :thumbleft:
by Rick McC.
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 350 DD boat
Replies: 138
Views: 16584

Re: 350 DD boat

Keep the pics,coming, Sir. I’m enjoying seeing your build progress!
by Rick McC.
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Wheres all the wildlife?
Replies: 11
Views: 3231

Re: Wheres all the wildlife?

kwanjangnihm wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:57 pm
a member who wants to remain anonymous asked me to post this photo :thumbleft:

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That’s a damn nice buck!
by Rick McC.
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Airboat Hull jet boat?
Replies: 10
Views: 2831

Re: Airboat Hull jet boat?

Places we run, that intake would be plugged up in no time...
by Rick McC.
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty Brewster
Replies: 12
Views: 3018

Re: Dusty Brewster

I don’t believe they make ‘em like that anymore...

RIP Sir!
by Rick McC.
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Engine suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 3546

Re: Engine suggestions

TexRO wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:04 pm
I forgot to mention it has a 3 blade Whisper Tip 2 prop and the engine is putting out 600HP.
:thumbleft:
by Rick McC.
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Great Junkyard LS Info
Replies: 3
Views: 1731

Re: Great Junkyard LS Info

Damn! That hurt my head to read all that...

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