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by trailerdon
Mon May 21, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

that is a good bit of info. Single gas tank 13x9x33, my math puts it at 19 gal. aircraft latches on center hatch. I will be sure to get some more pic's. I now have the front and rear top deck off , I'll get some interior pic's that will show the construction layout. No storage boxes on side decks S ...
by trailerdon
Sun May 20, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

Took me 5 days to figure out how to get a pic up ! I'll try for some differant angles tomarrow. As for power, I,ve got alot of time to think about that. However more is better
by trailerdon
Sun May 20, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

Finally got a pic up !
by trailerdon
Thu May 17, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

I have got the top deck off, going to need one sheet for sure "2024 .063" . pulling the poly next, "it is horrible". Then I can
get a good look at the bottom.
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not sure how I got this pic to come up, but if I figure it out I'll post more
by trailerdon
Wed May 16, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

fresh pic's. or not, tells me file is too large. Thanks anyway
by trailerdon
Tue May 15, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Lifters for a 520
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: Lifters for a 520

got my last one at shmidt av. is it a true 520 or a conversion? two very different lifters
by trailerdon
Tue May 15, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10667

7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

Picked up a sled, kind of a fixer upper. never herd of this hull.
Any feedback on this hull would be helpful
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by trailerdon
Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: max rpm for gpu?
Replies: 9
Views: 929

Re: max rpm for gpu?

had a gpu/520 conversion, found that the motor kind of went flat after 2850
by trailerdon
Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Avgas/93 half & half
Replies: 30
Views: 3329

Re: Avgas/93 half & half

ethanol is the scurge of the earth
by trailerdon
Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: switching from a 2 blade Q series to a 3 blade q series???
Replies: 12
Views: 1227

Re: switching from a 2 blade Q series to a 3 blade q series?

if you have less than 300 hp keep what you have, that Q series is hard to beat.
by trailerdon
Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 520 convertion
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: 520 convertion

thanks for all the input. motor failed the leak down, Failed bad!
by trailerdon
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 520 convertion
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: 520 convertion

have not checked timming or mags. I'll have to give that a try. do not have a compression
gage that can check leak down, but have a friend that does. not looking to do a major
overhaul so I appriciate the info.
by trailerdon
Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 520 convertion
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: 520 convertion

its always had a four barrel 650 holly , mechanical . rebuilt it just to be sure and had same trouble, replaced it with a eldebrock 600 vacuum advance I had in stock. still same trouble. I am fearful the valves or rings or both have become to tired to get the job done. hoping someone knew of somethi...
by trailerdon
Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 520 convertion
Replies: 6
Views: 812

520 convertion

my 520 conv. of many years needs help. runs great till the four barrel kicks in, then looses rpm. ran better than ever the last two weeks,"actually had to repitch prop". I have rebuilt the carb and tryed another and it does the same thing
by trailerdon
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: putting a automotive alternator on a c90 continental 0-200
Replies: 12
Views: 1437

Re: putting a automotive alternator on a c90 continental 0-

love the idea of an alternator on a flex fan , MacGiever would be proud
by trailerdon
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: airboat pricing???
Replies: 16
Views: 2677

Re: airboat pricing???

the pricing problem I've seen is if some one has 20k invested in there rig , they think its worth 20k . watch the ads for awhile , get a feel for what boats sell for a $ amount per there class . see which boats seem to linger for a long time "there is a reason for that" . after you get a good feel f...

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