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by Bdriller
Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AC to car engine what am I doing?
Replies: 70
Views: 5735

Re: AC to car engine what am I doing?

just curious but why do you prefer aluminum hull over fiberglass oh and thanks kwanjangnihm
by Bdriller
Sat Jun 04, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AC to car engine what am I doing?
Replies: 70
Views: 5735

Re: AC to car engine what am I doing?

I ain't computer savy enuff but somebody type in craigslist 16' marty bray renegade boat for sale and paste it on here for him if he doesn't seriously consider this boat then hes just flapping his gums
by Bdriller
Sat Jun 04, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AC to car engine what am I doing?
Replies: 70
Views: 5735

Re: AC to car engine what am I doing?

. AC to car engine what am I doing? This is the one I want just a bit to high priced. http://www.gtoairboats.com/images/stories/virtuemart/product/img_7832-1.jpg It would appear to me that you are confused about what is a car engine. :lol: :lol: Im pretty sure that is a corvair motor someone slappe...
by Bdriller
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AC to car engine what am I doing?
Replies: 70
Views: 5735

Re: AC to car engine what am I doing?

how bout a nearly new 16 marty bray 460 hp mass motor with 2 year warranty all stainless rigging 2.68 gearbox title would be in your name as first buyer?
by Bdriller
Sun May 29, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Cadillac
Replies: 10
Views: 2360

Re: Cadillac

Headed to Potts / Hernando in morning to do some testing on the new 542 stroker. Mr. Branch is going to ride along if your a Cadillac fan and want to see the new engine opinion we should be at the swimming hole around 11am for lunch. I am totally interested please post up, he builds caddy beasts wi...
by Bdriller
Fri May 27, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Thrust testing for Sensenich today!
Replies: 29
Views: 4767

Re: Thrust testing for Sensenich today!

Sounds like another infomercial for a prop company to me jmt.
by Bdriller
Thu May 26, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Thrust testing for Sensenich today!
Replies: 29
Views: 4767

Re: Thrust testing for Sensenich today!

kwanjangnihm wrote:
Waterthunder wrote: Going to be a game changer
1. waterthunder I am a numbers guys :scratch:

2. maybe the new gold & red sticker adds the extra performance over the old green & gold ones!! :toothy7:

3. is it Tony480 approved?? :stirpot:
:rebel:
Good one ! Maybe theyre secretly filled with nitrous!
by Bdriller
Tue May 10, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 500 caddy power
Replies: 12
Views: 2066

Re: 500 caddy power

As far as dollars per lb of torque at prop , probably gears and prop, however if u have a small boat and u want to wake it up a little go with the buddy branch recomendation
by Bdriller
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2787

Re: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem

I've thought about starting over with a new crank, but my fear is the same thing will happen again. Dang, I sure wish I would have checked that end play after the rebuild. Thanks for sharing your experience. Anyone interested in trading a bass boat for a really expensive automotive self pace class ...
by Bdriller
Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2787

Re: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem

A good specked out caddy crank will last 10-15 years in a normal environment, now if you have a cad crank with 10-20 years of abuse and rebuild motor with out of spec crank, you will probably wind up with results similar to what you just experienced.
by Bdriller
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2787

Re: Caddy 500 thrust bearing problem

freehand measurement with a harbor freight caliper looks like I have about .030 end play with the new thrust bearing installed. if you have .030 with the new bearing in place I would bet that you had a very similar reading upon rebuild completion, new bearings wont wipe a crank flange out that quic...
by Bdriller
Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Alternator
Replies: 11
Views: 1389

Re: Alternator

that's the same alternater I run on everything including airboats cost is minimal ,hell I tried to find the name for you apparently its a hidden trade secret ive got part number if that will help?
by Bdriller
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 454? On DB hull
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 454? On DB hull

Joe wrote:Turd in a blanket huh? Lol. What makes you think a 454 is a turd in a blanket? Cause I can promise you mine is no turd.
Only mean theres much better choices,
by Bdriller
Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 454? On DB hull
Replies: 18
Views: 2223

Re: 454? On DB hull

If its a dun deel roll with it , otherwise a 454 isa turd in a blanket, much better choices out there!
by Bdriller
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: New Airboat
Replies: 34
Views: 15247

Re: New Airboat

After reading your post I'm very interested in the Dragonfly. I really like the set up you have. Just a couple question. I see you running in the grass, will it still run like that with a load (say three grown men and a ice chest, or three or four kids, or two adults and 4-5dozen decoys and dog)? A...
by Bdriller
Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Big Trouble Brewing?
Replies: 64
Views: 8118

Re: Big Trouble Brewing?

Seems like alot of drama plays out in this small world of digginfools range of realestate he plays in, gotta make a fellow wonder!
by Bdriller
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Odd Problem
Replies: 18
Views: 2005

Re: Odd Problem

If the bolts are stainless replace them with 8 point header bolts made by arp and see if they break, stainless bolts dont take vibration well
by Bdriller
Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 502 crate motor recommended upgrades.
Replies: 39
Views: 4490

Re: 502 crate motor recommended upgrades.

Ive always heard the valves are a weak link
by Bdriller
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: new to me Water Walker innovations
Replies: 9
Views: 1485

Re: new to me Water Walker innovations

Yes Sir!! My drone videoed the aerial shots with Matt Siwula flying and using the video controls. Andrew and David Mossier JR *Plumcrazy* did the GoPro and operating their boat. Andrew McDermott did the editing. David Wine owner of the boat was the main man!! If I was doing a bowfishing boat it wou...
by Bdriller
Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: new to me Water Walker innovations
Replies: 9
Views: 1485

Re: new to me Water Walker innovations

Yes Sir!! My drone videoed the aerial shots with Matt Siwula flying and using the video controls. Andrew and David Mossier JR *Plumcrazy* did the GoPro and operating their boat. Andrew McDermott did the editing. David Wine owner of the boat was the main man!! If I was doing a bowfishing boat it wou...
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Putting propellers back on.
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Re: Putting propellers back on.

So impact ranem to 175 torque wrench only showed that they were more than 80
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Any airboats in Iowa ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2742

Re: Any airboats in Iowa ?

Yes there seems to be several airboaters in Nebraska. I am planning on going to Thunder on the Loup this summer.....We may have to make our own fun here in south central Iowa until then. I plan to run it on the Des Moines river and some other creeks/rivers in the area. Not too many swamps in this a...
by Bdriller
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Prop Dealers
Replies: 19
Views: 3844

Re: Prop Dealers

I happen to have on hand a rubber mallet and a 100lbn anvil i could lease for say $100.00 with a $1000.00 deposit if this would help!
by Bdriller
Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Airboaters need to read
Replies: 3
Views: 2666

Re: Airboaters need to read

I have seen this in person, i use moths balls in my rv and they work!!
by Bdriller
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Gun Talk
Topic: concealed weapon
Replies: 113
Views: 16312

Re: concealed weapon

Deano wrote:
digginfool wrote:For a second I thought maybe I missed something but, nope; Glock calls them magazines, too.
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Thats a perfect application deano, obviously someone only recently came upon the airboat, woods, guns, outdoors, scene!

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