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by Sniper
Mon May 13, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: How much weight can you carry
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: How much weight can you carry

Well being a Search & Rescue guy I have had times where I had to transport as many as possible but I still do it in a safe way, its all about how much they weigh and where to position them in the boat just like an Airplane its all about weight and balance even then I try to stay at safe speeds a...
by Sniper
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Water Walker vs sensenich
Replies: 21
Views: 1369

Re: Water Walker vs sensenich

I cant say anything about water walker but I have been running Sensenich props since 2003on my SAR Airboats and have made 898 rescues in all kinds of extreme conditions running their props and never ever had one fail me and their customer service is nothing less than fantastic
by Sniper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Engine help on a 16X8
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: Engine help on a 16X8

My SAR airboat is a 16x8 Diamondback built it for me in 2012 and I have worked 4 major floods with it and a lot of hrs just handling local issues and I have the PCM LSA engine in it and all I have done to it has been changing the oil and put gas in it and I did up grade the electric water pump for t...
by Sniper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Scorpion hulls
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Re: Scorpion hulls

There is a Guy on here named Gladescat talk to him he has one with a 6 cylinder on it
by Sniper
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Okeechobee Video
Replies: 8
Views: 698

Re: Okeechobee Video

Awesome video got a buddy that lives out there on the Lake
by Sniper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Kim, S. korea looking for info
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: Kim, S. korea looking for info

Tell mr Kim if he needs for some one to come over and teach them how to drive and test the boat safely I be more than happy to take care of that for them once they get one built
by Sniper
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Revolver chest rig
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Revolver chest rig

Just built this for my Major at my PD he wanted something that looked like it was made in the early 1900's so I used all brass hardware and brass stay's instead of snaps and leather for the straps instead of Nylon webbing like I usually use this was my first attempt at making a chest rig for a short...
by Sniper
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Gun Talk
Topic: Revolver chest rig
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Revolver chest rig

Just built this for my Major at my PD he wanted something that looked like it was made in the early 1900's so I used all brass hardware and brass stay's instead of snaps and leather for the straps instead of Nylon webbing like I usually use this was my first attempt at making a chest rig for a short...
by Sniper
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: What to power my new boat with
Replies: 7
Views: 513

Re: What to power my new boat with

The LS Engine is the best Airboat motor ever made especially for a boat that size
by Sniper
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Unloading airboat
Replies: 25
Views: 1977

Re: Unloading airboat

the coolest idea i have ever seen was from another Georgia Airboater , he bolted a roller on the trailer about a third of the way down where the bow curve ends and runs is winch strap under it and back up to the eye where you attach you bow strap and then simply winches the boat off the trailer nice...
by Sniper
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: High School Airboat Build II
Replies: 125
Views: 18471

Re: High School Airboat Build II

Well let me know if you sell this one I have a Fireman in Iowa that is looking for a boat just like that
by Sniper
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: High School Airboat Build II
Replies: 125
Views: 18471

Re: High School Airboat Build II

that boat looks awesome, what did you do with it after you finished it, did you sell it ?
by Sniper
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Fatality
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Airboat Fatality

good advice I always make sure mine are tuned off when I work on my boat , kinda like unplugging the cord on a power tool when you work on it
by Sniper
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Honda CBR 600cc 10x6 Aluminum Airboat Build
Replies: 75
Views: 9989

Re: Honda CBR 600cc 10x6 Aluminum Airboat Build

I really curious to see how this boat preforms after you get it finished, you have certainly done a nice job on it so far though
by Sniper
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Florida commercial operator regs.
Replies: 22
Views: 1289

Re: New Florida commercial operator regs.

Capt Steve you have the right mind set about maybe you will learn something,not thinking that way is what got everybody in to this mess to begin with some people thinking just because they been driving an Airboat for a lot of years that they know what they are doing and can't be taught a better way ...
by Sniper
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Cool Video
Replies: 49
Views: 7947

Re: Cool Video

looks like some fun riding
by Sniper
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Florida commercial operator regs.
Replies: 22
Views: 1289

Re: New Florida commercial operator regs.

yep I dont know how many Airboat captains there are but I bet over a 100
by Sniper
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: FLIR 536 first kill
Replies: 4
Views: 509

Re: FLIR 536 first kill

yea he was actually pushing 400 it was a big bore
by Sniper
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Florida commercial operator regs.
Replies: 22
Views: 1289

Re: New Florida commercial operator regs.

I have been in contact with my partner in FLA and we will be submitting our course to FWC so we will be up and running to be able to offer the required training course for all the Airboat Capt's that are interested and there will also be several others offering the course as well so you guys should ...
by Sniper
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: FLIR 536 first kill
Replies: 4
Views: 509

FLIR 536 first kill

Well I finally got me a Thermal scope for hunting Coyotes and hogs here in Georgia its a FLIR 536 and I totally love it , a buddy of mine told me that hogs had moved in on his farm not far from my house and asked if I could come over there with the new thermal scope and kill all I see I was there ab...
by Sniper
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Silent prop for drones.
Replies: 7
Views: 1018

Re: Silent prop for drones.

Hey whiteBear have you ever thought using a 3D printer to make the prototype props might be a economical way to get started
by Sniper
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: airbrushed boats
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Re: airbrushed boats

I got some good pictures of it, did them for the SA calendar shoot a few years ago its a beautiful boat, I'll look and see if I can find them but if you will look in my picture galley I'm pretty sure its in there
by Sniper
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Looking for data about how many airboats in America.
Replies: 14
Views: 1438

Re: Looking for data about how many airboats in America.

You can check with the State Governments DNR office they normally keep up with that but I would say in the state of Florida there is probably at least 1000 Airboats registered and in Georgia probably a few hundred I would say there are Airboats in probably half the states in the union
by Sniper
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Whats needed to run dry
Replies: 9
Views: 664

Re: Whats needed to run dry

sounds like that should do it with no trouble, if they are round smooth rocks it should take very little effort especially if they are wet
by Sniper
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Question about having new boat built?
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Question about having new boat built?

When I had mine done at Diamondback I just did a Deposit, they are great people to deal with

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