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by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Abstract oil painting of my Grandfathers Peterbuilt Wrecker.
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Abstract oil painting of my Grandfathers Peterbuilt Wrecker.

An abstract oil painting of one of my Grandfathers Heavy Duty Peterbuilt Wreckers...The painting was done in 1973 but not too sure of who painted it...This was the first wrecker to ever had real chrome wheels...I guess back then when they came out with chrome wheels they were concerned about the tru...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "
Replies: 23
Views: 1214

Re: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "

Sounds great " PAINTER CHIC " I don't mind if you give it a try...Paul " MUDBUG " was supposed to send me the ideas he had via email today but never got back to me.So I figured with what he told me i would give it a try...I think i got it the way he wanted it I just cant figure out how to do the let...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Thankyou all very much for the insights to the pros and cons of welding i'm just so wishy washy as of right now for a career choice, at one point I was thinking of being a cop but said to myself...do I want to get shot working in a city or neighborhood no one cares about? so I kinda told myself no.....
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "
Replies: 23
Views: 1214

Re: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "

Thanks " MOODFOOD " I believe Paul " MUDBUG " said he needed it to say... LOUISIANA AIRBOAT CLUB INSIDE THE CIRCLE AROUND THE LOGO, WITH LOUISIANA BEING AT THE TOP AND AIRBOAT CLUB AROUND THE BOTTOM...He did'nt give me any specifics on colors just asked if i could do it in black and white...He's the...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "
Replies: 23
Views: 1214

Re: Airboat Club Logo for " MUDBUG "

Had to repost it because i left something out on the drawing but this is the final...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Thanks yall for your inputs to my question...It really helped me to understand it a little more...I've always had a thing to wanting to learn how to weld it may just be my calling :P I knew by asking on here I would get great feedback and some ideas,opinions and suggestions... I may just look into i...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Yea I've heard about the health issues from working as a welder my gf's dad was a certified welder for a union in newyork i guess as a seamfitter you would call it...He said the best thing to do if i got into it is to wear resperators due to the harmful exposures of the vapors welding rods and all t...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Thats crazy...I was always told that welders make great money because not many people can do it properly without being trained to do so...I guess it all depends on who you work for and what kind of work it is...My passion are airboats and any type of job working around or on them would be a dream co...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

An instrument and control tech? is that something that involves welding? I've never heard of that...Can you tell me a little bit of what that kind of work consist of...Originally I was thinking of getting certified to work on boiler tanks or to join the Welders Union because I have a buddy that does...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Thanks for all the feedback on this subject guys I knew this would be the place to ask :P I'm going too look around here in PalmBeach County to see where I can get started at with this...I'm 24 yrs old , turn 25 in march so its about due time I get my butt in gear and get a career going for Myself.....
by SWAMPCRACKER
Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: A question about WELDING...

Hmmm I did'nt know not being 6g certified would not keep me from being able to work in a boat shop,I also did'nt know that 6g is a pipe welders certification.... but I figured that would be the way to go just to be able to work anywhere in the industry...I was thinking about a couple different caree...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: A question about WELDING...
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

A question about WELDING...

Lately I've been having an itch to get myself into welding to get myself a 6g welders certification...Would any of yall know approximately how long it would take to get certified in this field and know of any good welding schools in or around Palmbeach County...Reason being is to get certified to be...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: another boat drawing...
Replies: 3
Views: 606

another boat drawing...

An idea for a boat that I would like to have for Myself...This would be like an 11x7 Taylor fulldeck,with an upstack o540 with a 78-80" whisper tip,powder coated rigging in lime time green with the hull being polished with lime time green pin striping...ONE DAY IF I EVER HIT THE LOTTO !!! :twisted:
by SWAMPCRACKER
Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:25 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...

Very cool thanks... ~ PLUMCRAZY ~ For posting that video from you tube for me...Man what a crazy thing to have happen thank god Bud was out there that night to help however he could... What a hero of the glades he is :P As i was watching i seen the black boat that you guys were frogging on and thoug...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...

Very cool thanks... ~ PLUMCRAZY ~ For posting that video from you tube for me...Man what a crazy thing to have happen thank god Bud was out there that night to help however he could... What a hero of the glades he is :P As i was watching i seen the black boat that you guys were frogging on and thoug...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...

was it any good??? i heard it was about Bud and the crash that night and thats pretty much all i've heard about it...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat manufacters & Guns
Replies: 8
Views: 852

Re: Airboat manufacters & Guns

So you can shoot the people who try and steal it... :wink:
by SWAMPCRACKER
Fri Nov 13, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...
Replies: 8
Views: 796

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM SHOOT IN GLADES...

Just wondering if anyone knows or heard anything about the film shoot National Geographic did with Bud and everyone who was there in the glades.Wondering if they ever got finished with it and if anyone knows where i can find the video if possible i've been really interested in seeing it thanks for a...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: RE-POST/Drawing of Bud Marquis boat...
Replies: 6
Views: 841

Re: RE-POST/Drawing of Bud Marquis boat...

Thanks " Moodfood " I tried replicating it from pictures as much as i could...Drawing motors are my weak point as you can see lol :oops:
by SWAMPCRACKER
Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: RE-POST/Drawing of Bud Marquis boat...
Replies: 6
Views: 841

RE-POST/Drawing of Bud Marquis boat...

Just wanted to repost after cleaning up main page from foul language....Hope yall like my drawing of Mr.Marquis's boat...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Drawing of Bud Marquis's boat...
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Drawing of Bud Marquis's boat...

A drawing i did of Buds boat on windows paint i tried to replicate it as much as possible...Hope yall like it...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: MAN IM GETTING MEAN IN MY OLD AGE ! BUT IT WAS STILL FUNNY
Replies: 21
Views: 1949

Re: MAN IM GETTING MEAN IN MY OLD AGE ! BUT IT WAS STILL FUNNY

Great story DUSTY sounds like something I would do...Yea its getting old seeing our natural land get tore up for condos and shops to be built on so these snowbirds can move in and dictate how we should live... :evil: :evil: :evil: I'm getting fed up and i'm on your side of not giving up when it come...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: STEPHULL BOAT FOR " PAINKILLER "
Replies: 4
Views: 722

Re: STEPHULL BOAT FOR " PAINKILLER "

I'm sure in some way postioning the step further forward/rearward or step hight would dramatically effect the handling but i think there's a happy medium specifically in a stephull design which involves a certain distance from the bow to transsome and step hight to make it handle evenly all around a...
by SWAMPCRACKER
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: STEPHULL BOAT FOR " PAINKILLER "
Replies: 4
Views: 722

STEPHULL BOAT FOR " PAINKILLER "

Here's a drawing i did for ya after i seen the idea you had for a stephull boat hope ya like it... :twisted:
by SWAMPCRACKER
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: OUTLAW DRAG BOAT DRAWING...
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: OUTLAW DRAG BOAT DRAWING...

I guess you can just consider it a hill burner/grass track boat...Dont think i'm crazy enough to run something that low out on the water but then again a wild hair just might pop up !!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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