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by Fire805
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Let me jump in here we/I can not say enough on all the training he provided to us, Sniper was the person we needed for our training. He is a top notch instructor, and we all made a friend. I also have to say this form is also top notch with all the comments/help that I received when I joined ...THAN...
by Fire805
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Thank you to everyone on ALL the input you have given, it is greatly appreciated.We are happy the way everything turned out for us.Ill post pictures later of training..Again THANK YOU
by Fire805
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Ya it looks a lot different than it did ,training in a week cant wait...
by Fire805
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Fire805 wrote:Update on Rescue boat almost completed will post new pictures soon ..

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Our new SAR boat
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by Fire805
Sat May 19, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Update on Rescue boat almost completed will post new pictures soon ..

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by Fire805
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Ok update boat was deleivered yesterday ..now waiting for weather to break so we can get it ready for training ...will follow up with pictures later ...again thank you for this post and comments..

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by Fire805
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Nebraska Airboaters
Topic: Looking for a Nebraska Flatbottom Hull / Boat like mine.
Replies: 1
Views: 2832

Re: Looking for a Nebraska Flatbottom Hull / Boat like mine.

Anyone interested in an Airboat project..i have one for sale

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by Fire805
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Ya I've seen that,, been doing a lot of reading ..our main purpose for the boat is to get medics to the victims..I do appreciate all inputs on this topic ..and i truly believe you always learn something new on any /all type of rescue work...again Thank you for everyones input.... Have a Happy and Sa...
by Fire805
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

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by Fire805
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Well im back and Thanks to Sniper and Diamondback airboats we now have a boat ..now if i can just figure out how to post a picture or two i would
by Fire805
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

I just want to say .. THANK YOU.. with the help of all of you that have responded to this plea.on the airboat situation we had on NOT doing a rebuild on the boat we have...Now a BIG thank you to Sniper and Diamondback airboats.We have come to purchase a boat for our Fire department from Diamondback ...
by Fire805
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Selling my 1995 Air Gator with Cad 500.. How much??
Replies: 16
Views: 2193

Re: Selling my 1995 Air Gator with Cad 500.. How much??

Is it direct drive or gear reduction. ..?. I'm looking for one for our FD SAR team

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by Fire805
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

That's about I want to do
by Fire805
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Right on 15k....
by Fire805
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Hey great to hear from you (nice boat) yes i would like to talk to you ,i think if we should talk then you can understand what im dealing with as far as our river if you have my number please do call if not i can get it to you. Bob
by Fire805
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Sweet Thank you I will look into it

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by Fire805
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Hey guys like i said that's why i joined this forum is to get the expert comments on this boat you guys are far more knowledgeable on this than i am and i am taking every bit of information to heart,I agree that it will be far more expensive on the rebuild (been sitting for a while)than maybe trying...
by Fire805
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Ok understand..thank you for your help again ... I'll take it to the board .

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by Fire805
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

ok let me throw this out ..I know everyone has said to ditch the old boat basically ..But with the money i have available i can have a new skin and motor same rigging and reuse the prop doing the DD and not reduction ..then maybe make it usable see if it works then maybe sell it and move up..Thought...
by Fire805
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

thanks for the feedback i'm leaning in that direction you guys have opened my eyes and have given great information..we don't really need anything fancy just need to get up the river
by Fire805
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

hey thanks for the reply that's what i want is honesty thats why im on this forum is for all the expert help i can get..so we have priced a motor chevy 325 hp 350 for $2500.00 new skin on bottom of boat for $2300.00 ruff idea on gear box and blades around $5000.00 so right there is $9800.00 so do yo...
by Fire805
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Very nice boat

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by Fire805
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

lol ya not to many air boats up here.... i could probably round someone up ,we have a new local fabricator in town ..good thing about that he,s my brother in laws nephew...???? wish i could see a boat like ours already set up ..
by Fire805
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6258

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

Van Meter ,Iowa

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