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Post by g8rforlife » Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:44 pm

Does anyone know where you can buy custom airboat flags?
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Re: airboat flags

Post by lanny haff » Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:48 pm

Dusty Brewster has some check em out

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Post by g8rforlife » Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:53 pm

can he write something on them
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Post by JAMES » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:15 pm

the law man says one thing the law book says another your are not suppose to have anything on the flags because it takes up the sq inches of the required orange :roll:
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Re: airboat flags

Post by g8rforlife » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:22 pm

Do you know where that law is Couse i could just make it bigger
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Re: airboat flags

Post by Ruagatr » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:22 pm

not when the flag is oversized a touch...

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Re: airboat flags

Post by g8rforlife » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:23 pm

g8rforlife wrote:Do you know where that law is Couse i could just make it bigger

Cause
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Post by CONTINENTAL CRACKER » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:34 pm

i can get you flag. i can not get you your own custom printed flag unless you want to pay for the new screen print. it is 75 buck for it. a one time fee, then 25 a flag after that.
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Post by 4 pistons and a Prop » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:41 am

when in doubt power out.

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Post by Champ18ft » Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:26 am

JAMES wrote:the law man says one thing the law book says another your are not suppose to have anything on the flags because it takes up the sq inches of the required orange :roll:
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I believe this one says something
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Post by Capt Jeff » Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:14 pm

What if Bigfoot is really out of focus in real life?


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Post by CONTINENTAL CRACKER » Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:15 am

Champ18ft wrote:
JAMES wrote:the law man says one thing the law book says another your are not suppose to have anything on the flags because it takes up the sq inches of the required orange :roll:
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I believe this one says something

GOOD FIND CHAMP!!!! EVERYONE RUN FLAGS WITH SCREEN PRINTING ON THEM.ALSO I THINK ALL THE MAJOR AIRBOAT MANUFACTORS SELLS FLAGS WITH LOGO'S ON THEM.I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY OF THEM AIRBOAT COMPANY'S WITHOUT SCREEN PRINTING.ALSO THE SHERIFF,AND FWC'S AIRBOATS ALL HAVE SCREEN PRINTED FLAGS. I CAN SEE IT NOW THEM WRITING YOU A TICKET BECAUSE YOU HAVE A LOGO ON YOUR FLAG AND THEIR'S READ BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF,OR FWC OR EVEN SOME OF THEM HAVE THE MANUFACTOR OF THE BOATS LOGO ON THEM.CAN'T SEE THIEM WRITING ANY TICKET DUE TO SCREEN PRINTING ON THE FLAGS.I KNOW I HAVE HAD BREVARD SHERIFF,AND FWC DO VESSEL INSPECTION,SAFTY INSPECTION ON ALL OF MY BOAT.AND ALL OF MY BOATS HAVE HAD FLAGS WITH LOGOS ON THEM AND NEVER I MEAN NEVER HAVE I HAD THEM SAY THAT IT WASN'T GOING TO PASS BECAUSE THE LOGO TOO UP SQ INCHS,AND NOW SINCE THEIR WAS A LOGO THAT IT WASN'T THE PROPER AMOUNT OF ORANGE.I DON'T SEE THEM WRITING YOU A TICKET FOR THAT WHEN YOU COULD CLEARLY TAKE A PICTURE OF THE BOAT'S FLAG ANF SHOW THAT IT ALSO HAS A LOGO.THE ONLY WAY I COULD EVEN THINK OF THEM DOING IT IS IF YOU WERE A COMPLETE TOTAL A$$HOLE TO THEM AND THEY WHERE WRITEING YOU TICKETS FOR EVERYTHING THAT THEY COULD GET YOU FOR.
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Post by Whitebear » Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:30 am

The wording on the flag requirement is NOT the same as the wording of the Hunter Orange requirement. Logos, while not specifically allowed, are not eliminated either. Read the wording carefully without reading anything into it, only the actual words of the law. Do not think, well this means that or so on, read ONLY the words written.
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Re: airboat flags

Post by Smuggler » Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:36 am

g8rforlife wrote:Does anyone know where you can buy custom airboat flags?
If you are looking for a "personalized" flag my brother from another mother helped me on this one for my wife.

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He cut me a stencil out of cardboard and I picked up a can of black spray paint.. The kind they have at Advance Auto for recoloring the vinyl interior of vehicles, got a plain flag from Diamondback and dusted it with a couple light coats... :D :D Only time will tell if will hold up or not but so far so good :D :D :D

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Re: airboat flags

Post by swampjunkie » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:14 am

To those that make the custom flags, maybe make one with the GO-DEVIL LOGO on it. Hopefully you
could market it to the Manufacture and some of the Mud Boats so they would run them on their boats
out in the marsh. Sure wish the guys running those boats would understand how that flag could save
their or my a$$ one day!

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Post by JOLLY ROGER » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:55 am

swampjunkie wrote:To those that make the custom flags, maybe make one with the GO-DEVIL LOGO on it. Hopefully you
could market it to the Manufacture and some of the Mud Boats so they would run them on their boats
out in the marsh. Sure wish the guys running those boats would understand how that flag could save
their or my a$$ one day!
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Post by R L Williams » Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:08 pm

Ok, Jolly, when ya gonna start campaigning, ya will have SA votes. :wink:
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Post by swampdragon » Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:34 pm

I garrentee I would vote for you Jolly!

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Re: airboat flags

Post by LevyNole » Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:40 pm

I took a Noles car flag and put it on the stick for the orange flag w/ a few zip ties and so far so good. 1 game warden was an FSU grad and he liked it another made mention of the fact it's not orange (I had a Noles shirt on and asked him "Do I look like I'd have orange near me?" He got a kick out of that) but that was about it. So long as you've got something flapping up there I don't think they care too much.
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Re: airboat flags

Post by JAMES » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:22 pm

Champ18ft wrote:
JAMES wrote:the law man says one thing the law book says another your are not suppose to have anything on the flags because it takes up the sq inches of the required orange :roll:
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yea and their #'s are on the rudders and they say u need them on the hull not the rudders the hull is reg. not the rigging :shock: they do what they want to do.
the fwc told me no designs on the flag it has to be 120 sq inches now makeing the flag bigger possible id go ask the fwc before i pay big dollers for a design on a flag thats not legal
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Re: airboat flags

Post by hogdoggin » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:25 pm

If your that worried about getting a ticket than have two flags and put the plain one on top. They can't say crap than. But like said above I've been stop many times only thing they look for is that you have a flag.

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Post by yobee » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:55 pm

If we get to talking square inches... There are 2 sides to the flag, 10x12 =120 square inches, plus the other sides 120 square inches :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by BigBlockFalcon » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:58 pm

The flag I run is the flag the guy uses on a construction site when there out in the road waving it back and forth telling you to slow down and or move over. I never thought about putting something on it.

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Post by Butch » Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:19 pm

We just made our own, 3 small zip ties, 24x10'' vinyl stuff fold double over a 30" stainless CB whip with a spring to bend when we go under low branches. Cheap $15 flag has worked since the law was enacted to keep the law dogs at bay.
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Re: airboat flags

Post by UncleBubba » Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:23 pm

I still have flags 10bucks each

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