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by Sniper
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 5250 vs 5,000
Replies: 18
Views: 3820

Re: 5250 vs 5,000

one little typo and you guys have a field day lol
by Sniper
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 5250 vs 5,000
Replies: 18
Views: 3820

Re: 5250 vs 5,000

When I had my first boat I had a ZZ4 on it and RPM made a huge difference in power I have run all my boats around 5600 rpm WOT my new boat with the LSA on it I am running at 5400 the super charger made up for the RPM, Water Thunder got me to running more RPM and as usual he was right made a big diff...
by Sniper
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 8970

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

This is the SAR boat I am currently runninghttp://southernairboat.com/phpBB3/download/file.php?mode=view&id=18399
by Sniper
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 8970

Re: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??

image001 (3).jpg Fire805 I will be more than happy to help you and advise you I have been unavailable the last few day so I was not aware of this post I can tell you from a lot of years of doing SAR in a Airboat that power is everything especially in swift water so you absolutely do not want a dire...
by Sniper
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Circle H Airboat Build thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5359

Re: Circle H Airboat Build thread

I will look forward to seeing the boat when you get the powder coat and camo done
by Sniper
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Circle H Airboat Build thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5359

Re: Circle H Airboat Build thread

wow it really cam out nice you going to cammo it or just go with solid OD green can't wait to see how you paint it up
if you need any advice on painting it let me know
by Sniper
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Georgia Airboaters
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Re: Georgia Airboaters

Thanks rick it water world up here now, last year it was all dried up and unrideable except for 4 wheeler's now its the best it's been in a long time and I can go in all the marshes and then some, I hope things get better for you guys and you can slide in the glades soon
by Sniper
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Georgia Airboaters
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Georgia Airboaters

The water is up and the marshes are the best I have ever seen plenty of places to ride in the Marsh areas in Franklin off the Chattahoochee ricer
by Sniper
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Circle H Airboat Build thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5359

Re: Circle H Airboat Build thread

Beautiful Job so far, looks like its going to be a real nice boat
by Sniper
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2897

Re: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!

If you would have read my above post it was built by Diamondback and there is nothing different about it from any other boat they build as far as the steering goes but if you think what they do is wrong I suggest you take that up with them,as far as who Maintains it,I do and besides being a Law Enfo...
by Sniper
Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2897

Re: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!

Flags are not required in Georgia but I do have one for Florida when I go down there and the Steering is the same as any other boat, it was built by Diamondback and nothing is different than any other boat they build as far as the steering goes
by Sniper
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?

Ok I just talked to Brian Edwards about all this and I found out what the deal is Gary Hill wrote the Basic Airboat Operator course for the DOI and then put it out there for LE and other government personnel to use, then he realized it would be a good course for Civilians as well, so thats when he h...
by Sniper
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?

I'm Certified I promise you I have the certificate Signed by Gary Hill so I will check into why you can't find it and I have also tough classes with him so I will make some calls and find out whats up but there has never been an Issue before, I have trained LE & the Military all over the US and the ...
by Sniper
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2897

Re: This your rig Sniper? I'm over in Franklin at the fireworks show and saw this AWESOME sled! Have a good one!!

Yep that was me you should have come down and I would have taken you for a ride, I do river Patrol every year for the City of Franklin and Heard county for the Fireworks show
by Sniper
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?

Gary Hill who worked for the DOI and was there training coordinator Kept up with all that when we would hold a class any students that passed we would turn in all the information to him now that he is retired I don't know who is handling it, When I got my instructor certificate he told me there were...
by Sniper
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?

I got my certification from Gary Hill he works for the U.S Department of Interior and wrote and tough all the Airboat Training for the Department and the training has been a requirement for anyone in the federal government that was operating an Airboat including the US Coast guard there are several ...
by Sniper
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Is there anyone who could give me a driving lesson?

I am one of 5 in the US that is a U.S Department of Interior Airboat operator Instructor, I am also a Law Enforcement officer that does Search & Rescue with an Airboat, there is two of us on this web site that are DOI Instructors the other one is Brian Edwards he is my Team mate on my SAR team that ...
by Sniper
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New here ... just discovered your addiction
Replies: 15
Views: 2957

Re: New here ... just discovered your addiction

I wish you were up here in Georgia I would put you to work with that Drone, but If I come down to fla I will get in touch with you
very nice work you do
by Sniper
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 3A-3B closed ?
Replies: 118
Views: 20806

Re: 3A-3B closed ?

Sounds like to me they just look for a reason to Keep Airboat out of the Glades even if they have to make one up :banghead:
by Sniper
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New to Forum
Replies: 5
Views: 1565

Re: New to Forum

Diamondback Airboats builds the best industrial Airboat out there if you were wanting a ride boat then there are a few other good ones out there like Hamint, don't really understand why you need a out board around the Marina at idle speed you should not have any problems bothering anybody with prop ...
by Sniper
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Is there a formula for running dry?
Replies: 18
Views: 4218

Re: Is there a formula for running dry?

Best formula I have found is lots of HP and low weight, seems to work real good for WaterThunder :lol:
by Sniper
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New here ... just discovered your addiction
Replies: 15
Views: 2957

Re: New here ... just discovered your addiction

As far as I'm concerned if you keep posting Video's like that you can come on here anytime, just tell the wife that Airboats are just an extension of a Drone they just got a bigger prop lol welcome to our addiction
by Sniper
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Early Morning
Replies: 4
Views: 1102

Re: Early Morning

nice pictures, early morning is always a great time to take pictures
by Sniper
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: "Thank You" to Innovative Powder Coating
Replies: 9
Views: 2526

Re: "Thank You" to Innovative Powder Coating

wow really nice job
by Sniper
Tue May 16, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Never Forget
Replies: 22
Views: 3624

Re: Never Forget

It makes me sick every time I read about an Airboat accident and some one getting killed of badly injured this is why I'm always bringing up about wearing PFD's and getting proper Airboat operator training I have seen even people that have been running an Airboat for years doing thing's that are tot...

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