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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby Gary S » Sat May 27, 2017 6:33 am

Whats it got on the bottom? You might have said but I don't feel like rereading. If poly than you have some sticky stuff. If bare glass that can be a problem.A coat of steel flex 2000 will make it seem like you added another engine. Lot cheaper than a engine package.

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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby Deano » Sat May 27, 2017 8:30 am

So does that mean if he took the Steel Flex off it . . . it be like it had no engine at all ? ... :scratch:
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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby Warden » Sat May 27, 2017 9:11 am

its steel flex and its like glue for my conditions ! 4x4 tractor that would drag a 2wd pick up in park had trouble dragging the boat while i was turning 2700 rpm ! add thin water and it launched but the brown wet dirt literally stopped me from like 15mph ... on flat , i got launched outta my seat ! lol !
i watched tons of videos ,and my conditions are different ! but doable with the correct boat ! W This shit is fun

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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby gruprgetr » Sat May 27, 2017 10:17 am

get a spray bottle of tire blacker from auto parts store
get stuck spray a lil in front of boat........unstuck and go :cheers:
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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby Gary S » Sun May 28, 2017 6:55 am

Deano wrote:So does that mean if he took the Steel Flex off it . . . it be like it had no engine at all ? ... :scratch:


Sorry Deno, If you have poly it's going to be slick, so there is no reason to go any farther. If the hull has nothing it will get stuck faster than if you have steel flex 2000. Regular steel flex is not as slick as 2000. I was saying that for a couple hundred dollars the bottom will be slicker and might help.

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Re: First Airboat Help!!

Postby THE NIGHT RIDER » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:20 am

Sounds to me like the steel flex has worn off ,it only takes a coue rides on Sandy surface and its worn down enough to grab and stick ,I'm with Gary s. Apply a new coat and u will see it will slide again ,or pit polymer on it and be done

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