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SHABA wrote:Man you guys kinda make me feel small.... All you guys with these Big Alunmum boats and me with my 13.9 fiberglass.... Sheesh i'm embarrassed to show it!!! :oops:
Don't worry SHABA..i'm right there with ya. I'll try to get some good pics this weekend...here is an older pic of just the boat.

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it has a new engine and exhaust on it now..
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SHABA wrote:Man you guys kinda make me feel small.... All you guys with these Big Alunmum boats and me with my 13.9 fiberglass.... Sheesh i'm embarrassed to show it!!! :oops:
Throw it up there SHABA :roll:
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Smaller boats are fun to run! :D

If Pasture Queen does not come back to a full life, I am going to build a small nimble boat someday for a fun ride boat!!
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run what ya brung!!!

I'm sitting at sommerville the other day staring at a better boat than mine wishing.... and when I get to the parking lot to load up a guy stops and drools over mine saying all he has is a DD boat.... (of which I have one as my first one sitting in the barn waiting on motor work to sell...)

Then after all that I managed to park in a dumb place the other day(I seem to be more capable of that so far than not....) which was the incline part of the video that Shiggs shows, actually the other side of that dike which is a bit steeper. And low and behold I come back and there are mud boats either side of me preventing my plan of spinning around and back into the water.... so what do we do, from a stop, we fire up, warm up, and actually climb from a stop, all the way to the top of the dike to turn around... I was much happier at that point, but it barely did it....

One will always want more... take Crow.... wants 1000 HP.... Don't know if I want to ride that boat ever.... maybe drive it, but not ride it....
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I have a pardnuh that runs a 13' Aluminum Red River Hull with a 4.3ltr v6 2 blade Whirl Wind prop & he does just fine... now granted in ain't a hill climber, but it'll do all the fishin' a fellow can stand & is very economical to run. :wink:

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Well, I finaly got "OLD BLEW" back together after the longest polymer replacement in recent history. Took a couple laps around the flowerbed and loaded it back on the trailer. I plan on getting out to play in the water this weekend.
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Here's mine.

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21DiamondB wrote:Where's everyone elses mugs?
I was thinkin' the same thing... it's like they're skeered or somethin' :roll:
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Quackcephus wrote:
21DiamondB wrote:Where's everyone elses mugs?
I was thinkin' the same thing... it's like they're skeered or somethin' :roll:

OK--Finally dug up some face pics from my wife's computer. Although, they don't post up to the size that Cephus seems to get his pictures

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All i could find
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someone tell me how to post pics on here??????
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Man by the looks of the boats you guys have.... man you guys must have money or hocked to the Gills!!! I will post pictures tomorrow if you promise not to laugh tooooo hard!!!! LOL I think that 21diamondB had his pictures taken at glamor shots!!! Now no one looks that good coming out of the swamps!!! :shock:
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SHABA - That was the best airboating backdrop they had at Walmart. I thought it came out pretty good myself.
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21DiamondB wrote:SHABA - That was the best airboating backdrop they had at Walmart. I thought it came out pretty good myself.
:D :lol: :lol: :D
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Viedo doesn't seem to be automatically loading so here's the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4QVkEx0bXk
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shiggs wrote:
21DiamondB wrote:SHABA - That was the best airboating backdrop they had at Walmart. I thought it came out pretty good myself.
:D :lol: :lol: :D

Well played 21!!! :lol:

Sweet vid there QuackKills!!! :bounce:
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OK OK OK here it is.... First of all NO Santa Clause Jokes!!!!No Walmart canvas screens or Glamor shots here... Plus no snide wise cracks from the Peanut Gallery!!!

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Baby deer watching me take pictures of my boat!

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I like your Pet!! :D

I bet your boat is nimble and fun to drive.

How do you get your pictures sized that way? When I upload it is always the same size and much smaller in the posts.
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Heck Shiggs if I told you how to do it id have to kill ya!!!! LOL I am not that smart my son did it... Ill find out and let you know!!!! Yes the Boat is VERY NIMBLE!!! Still getting use to it! Sometimes it seem like it is possessed and has a mind of it's own... Not really... I am getting use to it... Totally different airboat than I am use to!!! I have had Many but this is my first fiberglass...Does come out of the hole pretty good!!

I will get with my son and see if he can show me how he does it!!! Take Care and Happy Thanksgiving!!!
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Bout time there SHABA... (insert Santa Clause jokes)... :bigsmurf:
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Nope Nope Nope no Santa and your Smiles was a big Smurf! hahhahahaha One of the only things I did not like about the boat when I bought it was..... They did not put a primer and tried to paint over the galvanized metal and it is pealing and flaking... I will have to take it off the boat someday and sand blast and install new primer and paint... Cage is power coated. :santa:
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Here is a couple new pics of my boat from today.
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Ok, I went back and tried to clean the thread a bit to keep it on topic of showing folks what boats your running. When it gets into personal attacks its that or it goes to "Out Back". for now I think its fine here with the deletions. If ya really got personal gripes take it to PM or at least try to inject some humor in it.

Like those fish cookin lights yall run out there LOL !

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Thanks Scotty

Appreciate you taking care of it for me!!!
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Couple of pics of the barge. Haven't had it long enough to have my picture taken with it. So far its been a blast running and working on it.
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