North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by scottyroll » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:17 am

I had a blast! Great riding down there for sure.

My boats still down there. After my lecture about bearings earlier in this thread, I still managed to chew one up on the ride back from the boat ramp :roll: . I'll have to go back and fix it next weekend probably.
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by ptillman » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:25 am

Who was the the guy on the GTO boat from Glen St. Mary? I wanted to get his phone number, but forgot to. :scratch:
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by Deano » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:38 am

Ptillman, You might try sending a PM to Southbound125 on here.

While there certainly could be more than one brother here from Glen St. Mary,
he did post earlier in this thread and does appear to hail from the same place. :)

[edit] Oops, now I see his tagline says Diamondback, still maybe a buddy of his ?
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by :) » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:59 am

Still pm southbound125. Russel is a buddy of his. He lives right down the road from me but I don't have his number..
Sorry I didn't make the ride. I got a lot going on right now and it will probably be a couple months before I really get to ride again.

Scotty what bearings went out? Motor or trailer!
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by :) » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:00 am

Glen st mary has me ,SB125, chicken man, and a couple others not on SA
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by scottyroll » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:17 am

:) wrote: Scotty what bearings went out? Motor or trailer!
Well all in all...I smashed my envoy into a tree the night before the ride out in the national forest on a rescue mission @ 4am so It's missing the front driver side quarter panel along with some other damage. My boat engine ran well the day of the ride but my oil pressure wouldn't go about 20psi at cruise and at idle there was nothing (probably a bad main bearing). As for the trailer, there was a little bit of play in the passenger side bearing and I was really surprise how much it deteriorated from there. I left for Jacksonville on Sunday morning and it about wobbled off. It was a terrific yet terrible weekend for me :lol:
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by Deano » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:29 am

Dammit Man !

Your truck, boat, and trailer all in one weekend ? :shock:

That would be enough to test any man's sobriety.

Glad to see you still have a :lol: in ya;

Good luck with the first fix ! :thumbleft:
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by ptillman » Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:44 pm

Damn Scotty, I didn't know about all that, just the trailer.
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by scottyroll » Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:38 pm

Yes Deano, I was hit with a triple threat. If I was to fix everything I broke this weekend it would be over 10G's. I think I might be out of the airboat game for a while LOL.

And Paul I knew when I lost oil pressure my day was over. Everybody was just talking about changing the valve cover gaskets and I was like...uhhh I think its more than that. It didn't even last 100hours :scratch:
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Re: North Florida Airboaters ride 8/16

Post by Blown » Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:06 pm

I had a blast. Met a lot of good people. I am sorry but I already forgot everyones name so PM me ya'lls names so I can look ya up on facebook.

After yall left BS hill to goto the meeting I test the Diamondback out on the Hill. Not another boat on our group made it LOL it was fun

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