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by Sniper
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: North Carolina SAR
Replies: 11
Views: 1322

North Carolina SAR

Spent several day in NC in the Cape Fear area , the roads are really messed up, a lot of them are flooded so you really have to pick your way around all the major roads are under water and it does not look like the water is going any where for a while most of the people in the areas we searched have...
by Sniper
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13
Replies: 10
Views: 1651

Re: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13

Anything but Airboats Don't do well in flooding situations because of all the debris in the water like plastic bags and other things like that we saw that a lot when we worked Katrina all this stuff in the water gets sucked up in the intake of the jet drives and out boards don't do well either its n...
by Sniper
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13
Replies: 10
Views: 1651

Re: POSSIBLE HURRICANE SEPT 13

I can tell you as an LE Airboat SAR opperator thats worked just about every flood since Katrina if you don't have a tasking number that you will get your Ass sent home like my team did in South Carolina and it coast us a bunch of money and they had no Airboats at all and the Fire Department we were ...
by Sniper
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty aka Brewster
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Dusty aka Brewster

Ya'll don't forget ol Dudley hes still kicking and he sure was good at shaking things up as well :lol:
by Sniper
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Chest Rigs
Replies: 15
Views: 4697

Re: Chest Rigs

I have a Addler 205 sewing machine it will sew threw up to one inch of material like you said its Bad ass
here are a few more things I have made
by Sniper
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty aka Brewster
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Dusty aka Brewster

And he will be missed, best story teller I ever knew
by Sniper
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Hunting lights?
Replies: 15
Views: 3212

Re: Hunting lights?

I really don't know I would just give him a call
by Sniper
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Hunting lights?
Replies: 15
Views: 3212

Re: Hunting lights?

Got a buddy named Alex Vasquez has intensity light corp he builds all kinds of high quality Marine Lighting and he built some Green LED lights for a buddy of mine that's the top gator Guide for Georgia and Chris told me they were the best lights he ever used because the gators can't see the green li...
by Sniper
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 496 vs 540 BBC
Replies: 12
Views: 2107

Re: 496 vs 540 BBC

Ok got it was not trying to start anything was just wondering why, was thinking more of the weight end of it than anything else and I agree there is no replacement for displacement but with LS engines being built over 500 ci now and their design being so much better than the older motors and I used ...
by Sniper
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 496 vs 540 BBC
Replies: 12
Views: 2107

Re: 496 vs 540 BBC

Just Curious why go with a BBC when a LS engine will out preform them they are way more reliable and lighter my team mate on my SAR team used to run 502 BBC and then Farron with American Airboats and I got him to try an LS engine and need less to say he has never run another BBC he is now running th...
by Sniper
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Guy on the Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: New Guy on the Forum

wow that is a real sweet set up you will probably get a lot of business on here with the mini Airboat guys, what is the cost of a set up like that motor and gear box, we do not need Airworthy stuff for Airboats, so hopefully that would keep the price more reasonable
by Sniper
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Who makes mini airboat hulls ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1100

Re: Who makes mini airboat hulls ?

Diamondback will build one on request last time I heard
by Sniper
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

wow what a mess reminds me of when I worked Katrina less the gun fire and getting shot at :angry5:
by Sniper
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Mini airboat built in China
Replies: 5
Views: 2499

Re: Mini airboat built in China

If you can find a good 2 cycle engine that would be the best for a mini Airboat like the power plant out of a Ulta light Airplane
by Sniper
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: Mini airboat built in China
Replies: 5
Views: 2499

Re: Mini airboat built in China

you need a lot more power looks like the boat wont hardly get on a plane
by Sniper
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Van Meter Fire Dept
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Van Meter Fire Dept

They have a river that runs threw their town called the raccoon river its normally very shallow and in the past they were constantly tearing up props and jet drives doing rescues but not any more they have a lot of rafters and kyackers and they are constantly getting into trouble dew to alcohol go f...
by Sniper
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Van Meter Fire Dept
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Van Meter Fire Dept

About a year or so ago A fireman named Bob Carr came on here wanting to get information on Airboats for doing SAR work he had been given a fiberglass hull and was wondering if it was worth fixing up to use at their Fire Dept to do SAR work and as usual all of us stepped up to the plate and gave him ...
by Sniper
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Do I go back to DD or get a Reduction ??
Replies: 61
Views: 6835

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

Well I just spent 4 days in Iowa Training the members of the Van Meter fire Department that does all there water rescue and Wow what a nice group of folks, cant say I have ever met a nicer group of folks and that is some beautiful country out there in Iowa, the first day the boat ran great on the se...
by Sniper
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Alaska Hovercraft Issue before Supreme Court Today
Replies: 10
Views: 6201

Re: Alaska Hovercraft Issue before Supreme Court Today

that ranger should have been fired and criminally charged for refusing to give aid :angry5:
by Sniper
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Georgia Airboating News & Events
Topic: Marsh is Fantastic in Franklin
Replies: 1
Views: 4229

Marsh is Fantastic in Franklin

with all the rain we have been getting the marshes around Franklin off the Chattahoochee river are fantastic right now and there
is a lot of good riding right now for any of you that live in north Georgia
by Sniper
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

oh I know them very well I just had a brain fart on their names :lol:
by Sniper
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

whats Randy doing now I have not talked to him in a long time
by Sniper
Thu May 31, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

My Bad it was Gary that passed away not Randy sorry for the foul up both are friends, from what I understand Gary had Cancer
by Sniper
Wed May 30, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

Well I just watched the Video and it looks like he did the smart thing and got trained by the same guy that trained me a team mate of mine Randy Hill who is now passed away, but seeing that I feel much better that he has done it right
by Sniper
Wed May 30, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Japanese's airboat
Replies: 18
Views: 1803

Re: Japanese's airboat

Ladyblackwater Do you have contact for your guy in Japan, if these guys are going to be rescuing people in Airboats they really need to be trained before they kill somebody or get them selves killed especially in regions that airboats are very uncommon, just running an Airboat there is a lot to know...

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