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by kinnerk5
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A..holes on air boats
Replies: 26
Views: 3611

Re: A..holes on air boats

and lumping all Yankees as assholes is just fine with this group? born in nh lived there until I was 43, moved south to get away from it. as for driving bad have you been to Wilmington nc? they have the north beat hands down. I'm just glad i stopped in the Carolinas way too many bubbas the further s...
by kinnerk5
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: kinner k-5 radial
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: kinner k-5 radial

it's a complete package. fully rebuilt yellow tagged ready to go. the person who owns it lost interest in their project. got it for a great deal was pickled around 25yrs ago
by kinnerk5
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: kinner k-5 radial
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: kinner k-5 radial

didn't realize it weighed that much. I guess the size of the boat able to handle the weight of everything and a passenger or two it would be a bit of a dog.
by kinnerk5
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: kinner k-5 radial
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: kinner k-5 radial

that sound of a radial engine never gets old. thanks for posting that
by kinnerk5
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: kinner k-5 radial
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: kinner k-5 radial

I don't have pics of the motor I'm in north Carolina, and the motor is still in new Hampshire. I know about the search function just wanted to know if anyone was currently doing anything with radials not 5yrs ago. how is 100hp not enough? I built an airboat with a 65hp power plant. and did it great.
by kinnerk5
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Jon boat to airboat
Replies: 7
Views: 3260

Re: Jon boat to airboat

we built one on a 16' v hull boat with a 65hp corvair engine. it was a blast. we used to take into the oyster flats in new Hampshire at low tide. skimmed over the mud. the tricky parts where stopping and getting going again. the v hull would not stay upright it would tip on it's side when we stopped...
by kinnerk5
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: adjustable "V" belts
Replies: 6
Views: 2897

Re: adjustable "V" belts

saved me from tearing a snow blower in half to replace the belt
by kinnerk5
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: kinner k-5 radial
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

kinner k-5 radial

hello, I'm so happy to find this group. my next build is going to be powered by a 1930s era kinner 5 cylinder radial 100hp. I have the complete engine that was re built and crated back in the 80s. does anyone here have any experience with a radial powered airboat? right now I'm in the collecting pha...

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