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by airjohn81
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: used poly strips or sheet
Replies: 12
Views: 715

Re: used poly strips or sheet

:lol: :lol: :lol: :stirpot:
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by airjohn81
Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: AirGlide Airboat Hull
Replies: 25
Views: 3890

Re: AirGlide Airboat Hull

it has a round nose w the side rails but I did cut out the deck just never glassed one back in .. not trying to hijack a thread but what the heck is this... the pics earlier in this thread are the closet ive seen to what I have.. but ive definitely been wrong before.. an don't know squat about hulls...
by airjohn81
Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: AirGlide Airboat Hull
Replies: 25
Views: 3890

Re: AirGlide Airboat Hull

ive got a 10x6 airglide hull w a paraglide engine w reduction on it an its a sweet handling boat.. hell w only 24hp an 2.7(??) reduction an me an a cooler I run 35 all day and can do 180 on a dime in deep water..but like said they are not forgiven.... fixing to put a new built 084 continental on it ...
by airjohn81
Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS
Replies: 13
Views: 3004

Re: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS

cage is super light... mainly worried about how it will handle in turns an deeper water.. (6foot or so)
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by airjohn81
Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 97 lt issues glowing headers
Replies: 9
Views: 896

Re: 97 lt issues glowing headers

I have a 454bbc that does the same thing but I have the stock standard manifolds... not headers... is this why mine glow as well... ??? timing is perfect and have a 750 cfm holley on it...
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by airjohn81
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: How fast is your boat?
Replies: 37
Views: 2558

Re: How fast is your boat?

Im with gobbler .... depends on how many beers are left in the cooler :lol:
by airjohn81
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Apologies for the massive photo upload!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: Apologies for the massive photo upload!!!

no apology's nessary... that is some amazing work!!!!!!!!! keep em coming
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by airjohn81
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS
Replies: 13
Views: 3004

Re: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??

it is 6 foot wide in the back by 10 foot long... I do know I need to work the bottom a little but when I say its a FLAT bottom... its FLAT!!!!!
by airjohn81
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS
Replies: 13
Views: 3004

Re: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE W PICS

http://www.southernairboat.com/photopost/data/500/medium/CAM00244.jpg http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/500/CAM00251.jpg http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/500/CAM00250.jpg http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/500/CAM00265.jpg http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/500/CAM002...
by airjohn81
Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS
Replies: 13
Views: 3004

FLAT BOTTOM DECKOVER/SLED QUESTIONS??/UPDATE PICS

I recently got a 10x6 deck over/sled that has about a 8" transome to build a mini out of.. question is it has NO rounded bottom at the back of the hull(no turn chines if im saaying this right) and wondering how it will handle an turn... the sides just angle up from the bottom( not a 90 deg more like...
by airjohn81
Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: CCA videos in jeopardy!
Replies: 39
Views: 4651

Re: CCA videos in jeopardy!

BUZZ, DAVE, CAMO KEN, SMOKIE, an the entire CCAA all are a great bunch of boaters and absolutely enjoy all the videos you guys put up!!! hell yall are the only reason I watch anything on youtube!! saw the video of the damage an the placement of the curse stick... :( that had to be one hell of a ride...
by airjohn81
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: aluminum sheet thickness for decking
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: aluminum sheet thickness for decking

would 5054 work if braced right... trying to keep it light as it only has an 084 for power... but also dont want to waste money an end up w a trashed deck in no time... ill be calling around to see how much the 6061 will cost for 2 10x4 sheets... i really appreciate all the responses and info cause ...
by airjohn81
Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: aluminum sheet thickness for decking
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: aluminum sheet thickness for decking

gunna rivet it all down.. the rest of the hull is welded but I have no tig rig so I figure to just rivet it down...
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by airjohn81
Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: aluminum sheet thickness for decking
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Re: aluminum sheet thickness for decking

what type of alloy should i use??? im new to working with aluminum so this is all education for me thanks
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by airjohn81
Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: aluminum sheet thickness for decking
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

aluminum sheet thickness for decking

I've got my motor just about finished and now on to finishing my hull... it's a 10x6 completely flat bottom mini deckover and I need to put the deck on... can I use 3003 .025 or should I use .032 or thicker.. my motor is light (120ish) 4a084 4banger gpu and the riggin is super light as well ... any ...
by airjohn81
Sat Dec 28, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Subaru EH99 engine
Replies: 2
Views: 1084

Re: Subaru EH99 engine

if your looking for 084 cylinder heads I know of a place that has them for 40 buck a piece complete w valves,springs, ect.. shoot me a pm... currentlu building one my self for a mini deck over and got several places to get parts
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by airjohn81
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Prop explosion Halfway video
Replies: 13
Views: 3384

Re: Prop explosion Halfway video

DAAAAUMN!!!!! been there an done that... a little more catastrophic but didn't get hurt an glad no one was around me when mine blew!!... glad no one was hurt... I bet that scared the holly sheit out of him!!!!!
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by airjohn81
Tue Dec 17, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: MINI AIRBOAT SIZE = ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2161

Re: MINI AIRBOAT SIZE = ?

in my experience w mini's (by far I'm no expert.. lol just a redneck) 4' 9" bottom is gunna fight ya pretty bad for a 11-12 foot boat.. an also make sure it doesent have turn chines on the bottom of the hull or she will not slide or turn for crap... trust me on that one.. :lol: I built a airjohn for...
by airjohn81
Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Santa trades in his sleigh for an airboat!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: Santa trades in his sleigh for an airboat!!

now that's the reason for the season right there... great to see them so happy like that... true airboater indeed :salute: ... sweet doughnuts though too!! :thumbleft:
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by airjohn81
Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Jonboat/airboat bottom
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Re: Jonboat/airboat bottom

My first build was a airjohn as well an used a paraglide motor w reduction drive ... as seen in my profile pic..lol. was fun as hell lil boat an like yours was a inexpensive build ... she wouldn' slide or run ground but she definitely ran some skinny water an keeped a smile on my face... welcome to ...
by airjohn81
Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Jonboat/airboat bottom
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Re: Jonboat/airboat bottom

TRUST ME WHEN I SAY THIS !!!!!! save your money an time an get yourself a mini airboat hull.... been down that road !!!! kept combing this site an craigslist an found a 10x6 fiberglass mini gore hull an I couldn't be happier... john boat hulls will get u out there but will never slide or perform lik...
by airjohn81
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: 4a032 prop ???
Replies: 26
Views: 4906

Re: 4a032 prop ???

sorry... its a 3blade... all the mods as of yet are no governor( block off plate) mild ported heads( went ahead cause all 4 were brand new) and blocked off the equalizer pipe on the header and 1 jet size up on main jet in carb... gunna mess around w a different carb set up (thinking 34mm bing or wal...
by airjohn81
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: 4a032 prop ???
Replies: 26
Views: 4906

Re: 4a032 prop ???

just my opinion ... 2.5 to one is way to much reduction for the 032.... I have a 084 an max rpm is in the area of 3600 an believe the same for the smaller 032.. 3600 divided by the 2.5 reduction only gives you 1440 prop rpm's ... cant imagine any smaller diameter prop will push anything at that spee...
by airjohn81
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Help - Poly on bottom of boat with ribs
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

Re: Help - Poly on bottom of boat with ribs

Poly strips an a briggs vtwin and let her eat!!!! :cheers:
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