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by Eric Kimmel
Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Asking the SA members for some help! I need votes!!!
Replies: 270
Views: 37565

Re: Asking the SA members for some help! I need votes!!!

155
I think if folks wanted to vote more than once it has to be from a different IP address or something but she should win legit
if enough members voted
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: NPCA files suits against NPS
Replies: 9
Views: 7618

Re: NPCA files suits against NPS

Hey I went to the link and it appears you have a rude wannabee tough guy commenting on your comments on that news article
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Other Important News
Topic: Handbook on How to Steal Freedom
Replies: 4
Views: 4401

Handbook on How to Steal Freedom

The Stealth Land-Grabs of Regional Planners Dear Eric, The true story you are about to read is unfolding in communities across the country. New York's Capital Region Sustainability Plan, Together North Jersey's Regional Sustainability Plan, Envision Lehigh Valley [PA], Florida Seven50 and California...
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AAOF caretaker in fatal car accident.
Replies: 31
Views: 7050

Re: AAOF caretaker in fatal car accident.

Prayers for all the family
I have no words to express the sorrow I can say that my son Travis (hardheaded) really Took to the Larkin family as a child and he really enjoyed the time he had with them
eric
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Airboating Historical Archives
Topic: Interesting article about "Florida's First Airboat"
Replies: 15
Views: 7348

Re: Interesting article about "Florida's First Airboat"

Yep still have a boat sold the thurman hull and put the motor on another old hull I have. need to pull a jug to replace the gasket o ring whatever its called tried just torquing it down some slowed it down but not enough I would have already done it by now but Gus made me promise not to do it myself...
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Airboating Historical Archives
Topic: Interesting article about "Florida's First Airboat"
Replies: 15
Views: 7348

Re: Interesting article about "Florida's First Airboat"

I bought my first airboat from Lester Lamb back in the 60's for $350, he said he was one of the first to build one. He was pretty old then. I saw a picture of him with a plywood airboat with a V8 flathead Ford motor and it even had the Ford steering wheel down on the floor :D Are you talking about ...
by Eric Kimmel
Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Lost another Gladesmen.
Replies: 6
Views: 1913

Re: Lost another Gladesmen.

Prayers
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Danny Brantley in your prayers UPDATE
Replies: 40
Views: 4513

Re: Danny Brantley in your prayers

Prayers sent
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Polymer or Stainless steel (Oyster Bars)
Replies: 13
Views: 2523

Re: Polymer or Stainless steel (Oyster Bars)

I had stainless the bottom looked like a sheet of corregated steel after years of abuse When it was time to build a new hull the NPS had already closed up half of South of the Loop and left a few miles of designated trails no need for stainless thre now It would not have been a fun job for me to re ...
by Eric Kimmel
Tue May 27, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: It's harder to find an old friend
Replies: 12
Views: 1159

Re: It's harder to find an old friend

condolences
It seems as time flies by we need to appreciate every moment we have with
our family, friends and loved ones
by Eric Kimmel
Tue May 27, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stainless Steel Bottom vs Poly?????
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Re: Stainless Steel Bottom vs Poly?????

electrolyosis can also be a problem with using stainless lots of goriila snot between the stainless and aluminum helped slow that down. The rivits used are also harder monel or something like that
It would be great if the areas they used to run allowed access again
by Eric Kimmel
Wed May 14, 2014 4:55 am
Forum: Georgia Airboaters
Topic: SUNK MY BOAT!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 8257

Re: SUNK MY BOAT!!!!

it happens so fast glad you got out okay
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Apr 24, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: 0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?

Thanks again
eric
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: 0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?

thanks
What about the step where it says you use shims torgue to 25 then remove and torgue to 50?
Probably a dumb question ,Is that a neccesary step? First time pullin a narrow deck jug
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?
Replies: 5
Views: 605

0360 narrow deck cylinder torque ?

What are the torque specs for the two differnet sized bolts 3/8 &1/2 cylinder bolts ? I just looked at the link above about engine manuals and think I got it just want to be sure the 1/2 25 foot pounds then remove shims and go 50 foot pounds (Not sure on how to do the shim steps) then the 3/8 25 foo...
by Eric Kimmel
Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0360 lyocoming narrow deck strter
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: 0360 lyocoming narrow deck strter

worked out good toyota starter and changed the gear thanks again
by Eric Kimmel
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0360 lyocoming narrow deck strter
Replies: 3
Views: 681

0360 lyocoming narrow deck strter

any one know what model Mitsubishi starter or a possible starter number some folks use on their 4 cylinder lycomings?
thanks
eric
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: who installs stainless steel hull bottoms?
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

Re: who installs stainless steel hull bottoms?

Don Davis or Carl one of the guys who used to work with Jamie Clonenger in homestead Carl set up a shop after Jamie died any of the homestead guys should have his number
by Eric Kimmel
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: cntry141 RIP
Replies: 83
Views: 11073

Re: cntry141 RIP

Prayers and condolences
eric
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL
Replies: 12
Views: 3414

Re: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL

The guy who bought took off my old cage repainted the boat and built another cage. My wife liked this boat because she don't care for busting spider webs and the jump seat behind me worked well. That boat was run in the cypress as long as merle's boat. another poster mentioned. I wish I still had it...
by Eric Kimmel
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL
Replies: 12
Views: 3414

Re: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL

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by Eric Kimmel
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL
Replies: 12
Views: 3414

Re: FRANNY TAYLOR HULL

It was the best boat I ever had . wish I nevr sold it 3/4 deck 10 ft with a 0360
by Eric Kimmel
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley
Replies: 12
Views: 6254

Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Prayers sent

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