Airboat video ride south of the loop!

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Airboat video ride south of the loop!

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http://vimeo.com/68592203

Hello everyone! My name is Gus Guell AKA Airboat Gus. I am an airboat mechanic specializing in aircraft engine rebuilding in south dade. Here's a clip riding south of the loop with friends in Big Cypress. Enjoy!
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Airboat ride south of the loop!

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Really enjoyed your video !!! Awesome for sure , thanks for posting , looks like some fun riding , Thanks
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Outstanding first post Gus. Good video. South of the Loop rocks.
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Thanks Gus slided many of miles back there , yeah your right around the corner from me . I will stop by some time to meet you. I am building a new boat at the moment.

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Wow!!! Bad ass video Gus, south of the loop is amazing...great first post too!
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Nice video there bud. What you shooting with???
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SwampNinja wrote:Nice video there bud. What you shooting with???

Thank you, my friend had a small camera on a poll. I have no idea what the heck it was, I am not into electronics for sure...
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mudwizer wrote:Thanks Gus slided many of miles back there , yeah your right around the corner from me . I will stop by some time to meet you. I am building a new boat at the moment.

Stop by any time I`m always wrenching!
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glades cat wrote:Outstanding first post Gus. Good video. South of the Loop rocks.

Thank you Rick,

We will ride to camp after I`m done with your motor upgrade to a 520AV....
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Great job and welcome to SA :thumbleft:
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Man great video that almost get up from work and load the boat up!!!! I have rode south of tamiami trail a bit and i think I know what ramp you put in at. Is that off the loop on the south east end. I didnt know anybody was still allowed to ride there without a permit.

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jimmyflfr wrote:Man great video that almost get up from work and load the boat up!!!! I have rode south of tamiami trail a bit and i think I know what ramp you put in at. Is that off the loop on the south east end. I didnt know anybody was still allowed to ride there without a permit.
That would be Mitchells landing. Awesome video too by the way. Grew up down in them parts

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HuntingBigun wrote:Great job and welcome to SA :thumbleft:

My pleasure!! Southern Airboats is top notch!!
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jimmyflfr wrote:Man great video that almost get up from work and load the boat up!!!! I have rode south of tamiami trail a bit and i think I know what ramp you put in at. Is that off the loop on the south east end. I didnt know anybody was still allowed to ride there without a permit.


Yes it is, you have to pull a permit at Oasis down the road in order to ride there. Make a left on loop road and follow it tell you reach Mitchels Landing. Been riding there for over thirty years now, our camp has been there since 1965.
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flyinboomhesy wrote:
jimmyflfr wrote:Man great video that almost get up from work and load the boat up!!!! I have rode south of tamiami trail a bit and i think I know what ramp you put in at. Is that off the loop on the south east end. I didnt know anybody was still allowed to ride there without a permit.
That would be Mitchells landing. Awesome video too by the way. Grew up down in them parts

I`m sure we have crossed roads at some point...
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Really nice video man-
Thanks for posting up!! :thumbleft:

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T-REX wrote:Really nice video man-
Thanks for posting up!! :thumbleft:

Glad you enjoyed it! Being my first post, I thought I would include a little video about my glades...
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Really great video Gus, brings back memories.

You going out there this Saturday ?
Would like to ride back on the loop,
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Cool video! Had my first encounter with a cypress tree down there while trying to keep up with Merill Vann's airboat. Gus you might know of him he's been riding that area forever in a blue full deck called Mr. Clean with a boar and rebel flag on the rudders. He owns the house on loop road just east of the old car and gas station by Carroll's kitchen.
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Welcome to SA Gus...really enjoyed the video.

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outstanding Video
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Hi Gus, Great job on Video. Thanks again for helping out when I sunk the boat in Diggers pond 2011 xmas. Are trails open and how is water level?

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DDSBC wrote:Cool video! Had my first encounter with a cypress tree down there while trying to keep up with Merill Vann's airboat. Gus you might know of him he's been riding that area forever in a blue full deck called Mr. Clean with a boar and rebel flag on the rudders. He owns the house on loop road just east of the old car and gas station by Carroll's kitchen.
Same thing happen to me coming back from beer can head camp back in the late 70's, ripped the side wide open.
Good thing I had alot of good ole buddies back then :P
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pierce44 wrote:Really great video Gus, brings back memories.

You going out there this Saturday ?
Would like to ride back on the loop,
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Hi Cecil,

Cecil not planning on it, I have a lot of engine projects I have to finish. We have to get a group to go out there, the water level is perfect...
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DDSBC wrote:Cool video! Had my first encounter with a cypress tree down there while trying to keep up with Merill Vann's airboat. Gus you might know of him he's been riding that area forever in a blue full deck called Mr. Clean with a boar and rebel flag on the rudders. He owns the house on loop road just east of the old car and gas station by Carroll's kitchen.

Oh yes! I know Merrill Vans and many others. Been riding there for over 35 years NOW, great group of people out there...
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