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by Bdriller
Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: adjustable "V" belts
Replies: 6
Views: 2013

Re: adjustable "V" belts

Its crutches, to get you home, don't run on crutches ease along
by Bdriller
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: hull handling?
Replies: 50
Views: 7202

Re: hull handling?

Bud what you and every body else needs in that environment is massive bottom width, boat shud measure 8' wide at floor sitting in floor, my opinion bottom width is 1.25 times more important than side hiegth,and yes set motor prop within 4" of bottom of hull so you are saying my prop should go ...
by Bdriller
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: hull handling?
Replies: 50
Views: 7202

Re: hull handling?

Bud what you and every body else needs in that environment is massive bottom width, boat shud measure 8' wide at floor sitting in floor, my opinion bottom width is 1.25 times more important than side hiegth,and yes set motor prop within 4" of bottom of hull
by Bdriller
Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: My review on the cadillac 500
Replies: 18
Views: 3516

Re: My review on the cadillac 500

pontoon outlaw wrote::slap: proud owner of a Cad 507 that smokes them all running the Hill :lol: Buddy Branch built tough :cheers:

Hes the man that buddy branch, anybody can build a motor but when he dose it, it has heart and soul!
by Bdriller
Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: My review on the cadillac 500
Replies: 18
Views: 3516

Re: My review on the cadillac 500

did I overlook what size boat? if you have that prop pitched in sweet spot on the correct size hull with good rigging and you turn it 3k it will be sufficient to make most folks grin, doesn't matter what your spinning it with ,providing its not to heavy and a caddy 500 is not to heavy for a good wid...
by Bdriller
Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Alaska airboater visiting Florida
Replies: 34
Views: 3876

Re: New Alaska airboater visiting Florida

Holler if you come back through north Texas, well show you the red riv if weather permits
by Bdriller
Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Anyone know about Quicksilver Poly?
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Re: Anyone know about Quicksilver Poly?

If you run the boat often enuff in an environment that requires poly you'll probably wear it out before the uv rays get it, just off the top of my head id say 5 years bfor uv concerns.
by Bdriller
Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Airboat Cages
Replies: 5
Views: 2925

Re: Airboat Cages

4'x8'x3/4 plywood cut out the size arch you want, make total width on wood 4-6" less than final cage width, mark top center of wood and center of 20' stick of stainless tube , line up these two marks and roll it around ,works best if you can clamp plywood down on a flat table slightly larger th...
by Bdriller
Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Problens with Mast LS 7
Replies: 19
Views: 2633

Re: Problens with Mast LS 7

Blackcoffee wrote:Do you have a fuel pressure gauge you can watch to make sure its not the pump

How would pump interfere with throttle response?
by Bdriller
Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Having a challenge with Diamondback. (2-23-14 update!)
Replies: 22
Views: 3770

Re: Having a challenge with Diamondback.

Theyre busy right now, putting bigguns boat together, be patient fine wine takes time, on another note i love the phrase , cant see the forest for the trees!
by Bdriller
Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: New 14' Step stretching her legs
Replies: 41
Views: 5205

Re: New 14' Step stretching her legs

Dave wrote book on it,thats how knows so much about it!!
by Bdriller
Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: What is this caddilac boat worth?
Replies: 26
Views: 2775

Re: What is this caddilac boat worth?

what I cant figger out it looks like a ford style starter
by Bdriller
Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New 14X8 383 SBC Diamondback Boat line for $37,000
Replies: 13
Views: 4203

Re: New 14X8 383 SBC Diamondback Boat line for $37,000

Damn somebody got sum attention, i seen a 05 model for 45k
by Bdriller
Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: tech question whitch is most efficent belt or gear and why
Replies: 15
Views: 2337

Re: tech question whitch is most efficent belt or gear and w

Im gonna guess belt would be 28-32% loss verse 8-12% on gear, i have nothing to base this on , never seen any published info, would be nice to see some data on this subject,
by Bdriller
Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Any advice on removing dents and cupping between the t-bars?
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Re: Any advice on removing dents and cupping between the t-b

Lay hull on 4x4s under edge of boat length ways lay a short 4x4 on dimple push down with back hoe bucket , it releives stress for both hull and operater
by Bdriller
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Killin Time is on the jig, birth of DB 15.6 CR Deckover
Replies: 186
Views: 40359

Re: Killin Time is on the jig, birth of DB 15.6 CR Deckover

my only question is why in the world would u build a heavy ass belt box boat?
by Bdriller
Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Killin Time is on the jig, birth of DB 15.6 CR Deckover
Replies: 186
Views: 40359

Re: Killin Time is on the jig, birth of DB 15.6 CR Deckover

I gota confess I teased u a little at first, but that is hands down the sexiest metal work ive ever seen, im blushed.
by Bdriller
Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Russian Airboat on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1757

Re: Russian Airboat on Ebay

seen it sale at the mecum auto auction a few years ago, seems like it brought 70k
by Bdriller
Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 2015 LS AIRBOAT ENGINE SPECIALS (ADDED HP & TQ NUMBERS)
Replies: 72
Views: 17629

Re: 2015 LS AIRBOAT ENGINE SPECIALS (ADDED HP & TQ NUMBERS)

This starting to feel like another infomercial
by Bdriller
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Two dollar part kills another airboat engine
Replies: 25
Views: 5654

Re: Two dollar part kills another airboat engine

Lwells wrote:How come no one is running a low oil shutdown switch?

It would be real simple for a guage company to build a guage cluster that had a small sirene if any of the got out of a certain periemeter it would sound off (they probly already do but i havnt seen it offerd)
by Bdriller
Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Well I told everyone I'd let them Know!
Replies: 8
Views: 2953

Re: Well I told everyone I'd let them Know!

No whats his name brought up whats his name and he has a small following of folks that didnt lose faith nor money in said party, and even though a very small minority of people didnt lose they on occassion bring his name up , as if mysteriously theyre going to rebuild his reputation, and screwed fol...
by Bdriller
Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Well I told everyone I'd let them Know!
Replies: 8
Views: 2953

Re: Well I told everyone I'd let them Know!

You talkin about dan the crooked airboat man?
by Bdriller
Sat Dec 20, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Texas Airboating News & Events
Topic: 12ft airboat in texas waters
Replies: 19
Views: 4532

Re: 12ft airboat in texas waters

not if but when, expect it and be prepared, read up on cold water effects on human body, the best swimmer in the world wont last but a few moments
by Bdriller
Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: NEW WATERTHUNDER 440 MOTOR!
Replies: 39
Views: 8883

Re: NEW WATERTHUNDER 440 MOTOR!

"We recently did a back to back comparison of 3 motors. Our new WaterThunder 440 vs one of our aftermarket Tall Deck pump gas ride boat RHS 482 cubic inch motors and a all out full blown race Tall Deck RHS 502 cubic inch motor. The results even surprised us, all three motors were within 350RPM...
by Bdriller
Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: NEW WATERTHUNDER 440 MOTOR!
Replies: 39
Views: 8883

Re: NEW WATERTHUNDER 440 MOTOR!

Well, if you take a big motor with a 4 blade R and hit it with a 150HP shot of nitrous it will turn 300 more rpms, so yeah it's really nothing. LOL Well your making my point exactly thanx for the help, so if you put the new motor through the same test and compare it to the other larger motors and s...

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