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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:36 pm

Keeth1123 wrote:Even though I have a car motor, I must say I love the sound and smell of an a/c motor. In this video, what throttle were you running? Half?

Good, you are learning so there is still hope for you yet. Start mixing in some AV gas with your CM fuel and you can at least get the smell part of the experience :stirpot:

I am running with 1 rider plus 0-2 dogs, depending on the scene and generally running between 1,700 to 2000 on water and 2,200 to 2,400 on ground. In the Woopdeedoo part of the video there is a lot of real sticky stuff, so you can hear me mat it at 2,800 at a few points. AV motors make it sound effortless, but they are made to hump it all day.
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Re: Video request

Postby Keeth1123 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:28 pm

Slidin Gator wrote:
Keeth1123 wrote:Even though I have a car motor, I must say I love the sound and smell of an a/c motor. In this video, what throttle were you running? Half?

Good, you are learning so there is still hope for you yet. Start mixing in some AV gas with your CM fuel and you can at least get the smell part of the experience :stirpot:

Lol, sounds like a good idea to me. Those motors are designed to max out at 3k RPMs right?
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Re: Video request

Postby SeatCover » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:29 pm

It's expensive but a little maxima 927 castor oil smells real good. Used to run it in a 383 with the gas and had great results. Never folded a single plug/ 2 years.
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Re: Video request

Postby SeatCover » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:52 pm

2 ounces a gallon and this was on an old c10 Chevy. Engine builder said to do it so I did. Ran like a bat outta hell and never skipped a beat. Truck had a low gear in the ass and never fouled out 1 plug.
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Re: Video request

Postby Keeth1123 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:45 pm

What’s everyone’s fuel
Burn on trips like this?

I went out a couple months ago with half a tank. Wound up running into some people , running the marsh which had a lot of dry runs, running north cove cutting behind the bus and back to the port and still had a good bit of gas left to my surprise.

How’s this compare to a/c fuel burn
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Postby CarMotorBarge » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:16 am

Saw an A/C boat at the Cypress ramp this Saturday. He had an extra 15 gallon can with fuel on the bow. Does that answer your question?
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Re: Video request

Postby dave1971 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:28 am

Keeth1123 wrote:That’s a heck of a haul to the stand. What’s the boat
Details?
Nice video



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Re: Video request

Postby Keeth1123 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:01 am

dave1971 wrote:
Keeth1123 wrote:That’s a heck of a haul to the stand. What’s the boat
Details?
Nice video



12" Jimmy Williams with polymer, 2 people and we hauled 4 climbers out on it. It's got a 180 with a 2 blade sensenich! Best boat i have ever owned!!!



How much weight in people? You know those boat limits that say a boat can haul 6 people or 650 pounds lol you running with normal size people or coast guard sized people
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Re: Video request

Postby OneBFC » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:31 am

Keeth1123 wrote:What’s everyone’s fuel
Burn on trips like this?

I went out a couple months ago with half a tank. Wound up running into some people , running the marsh which had a lot of dry runs, running north cove cutting behind the bus and back to the port and still had a good bit of gas left to my surprise.

How’s this compare to a/c fuel burn



We ran dry, in the video I posted in this thread, all the way to the oak head and then the south end of lake washington before 192 that day. Then we turned around and came back to 520 running normal wet path.

The ecotec powered palm beach style hull behind me burned 18 gallons total for the day.

AC engines are great at what they do. They just aren't the best answer for everything. You can't build an AC boat that will follow mine all day on the same amount of fuel, as an example. Another one is, you can't reliably replace the engine for $500.00.

Stock 4cyl ecotec also can't do what a high power (500+) boat can do either.

Right tool for the job at hand is best practice.

1500 to 1700 lb boat for 2 to 4 people with between 300 and 400hp that gets an honest 4.5 to 6.5 mpg combined cruise/dry running is where the 4cyl ecotec excells at and will provide very good reliability.

Can the little engine technically do more? You bet it can, but I haven't personally tested the limits beyond what you see on my Channel.

Food for thought... http://gmauthority.com/blog/2018/05/201 ... ize-truck/

Also....here is my turd with around 3500 lbs of weight at polluted waters in Summer time grass.

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Re: Video request

Postby CarMotorBarge » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:21 pm

There is a bunch of weight on that EcoTurd. LOL
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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:30 pm

Keeth1123 wrote:What’s everyone’s fuel burn on trips like this?

I went out a couple months ago with half a tank. Wound up running into some people , running the marsh which had a lot of dry runs, running north cove cutting behind the bus and back to the port and still had a good bit of gas left to my surprise.

How’s this compare to a/c fuel burn

Keeth, your fellow CM Bro's are not steering you wrong here, it's pretty much all the fuel you got, that's what we gonna burn. 10 gallons an hour of run time is reasonable and would be good for 3 mpg at the 30 MPH down the same ole beaten path that I see others running here. Reckon ya can't be all tight wad if you want to run comfortable through the wire grass and nettle vs. taking the welded hull paths.

One of those sequences was a full 30 gallon tank for me, had to walk the last 300 yards to get another 5 out of the truck to finish loading, the rest ended with a few gal. in the tank at least. 30 x $4.50 = $135 worth of fuel for a day and worth every dime, cheaper than a run offshore, I only had to walk 300 yards and the CM boys never saw me.

(I probably shouldn't be telling you this), but if you buy more than 250 gallons you get a free pass to the VIP lounge. Think about it, them truckers at the Love's Cheapo Fuel Travel Stop where ya'll CM boys fuel up don't get free showers for nothin. I'll just say it's some killer popcorn at the airport :o
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Re: Video request

Postby Keeth1123 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:01 pm

The price difference isn’t that
Big of deal for me because I run non ethanol on mine. Does the airport give you problems for filling up? I heard my
Local ports can be a$$hole$ if you don’t have a plane
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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:39 pm

Keeth1123 wrote:I heard mY Local ports can be a$$hole$ if you don’t have a plane

Don’t be an ahole when you buy it, I like to wear a Capt. hat and sweet talk the ole blonde gal myself.

Give it a dry run, go buy a tank full. Then add 5 degrees of timing to your rig, take her for a spin and see what yah think.
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Re: Video request

Postby kwanjangnihm » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:31 am

filled up many times at Bartow Airbase - zero issues! :salute:
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Re: Video request

Postby Keeth1123 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:56 am

kwanjangnihm wrote:filled up many times at Bartow Airbase - zero issues! :salute:


I figured it was just someone talking smack
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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:15 am

Every airport is a little different. Most usually have a self serve fuel depot inside the gated area. You have to sort out the process of getting in the gate. The pumps take credit cards. At other airports you might have to call the fuel truck to come out and meet you in the parking lot. Just make sure you are paying self service pricing.

Also check with the local fuel distributor, Port Consolidated in Palm Beach carries it.
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Re: Video request

Postby kwanjangnihm » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:44 am

next time SG I want to see some "live action" pork scenes!! :thumbleft:


Slidin Gator wrote:The OP did ask for 540 videos and that damn high pitched whine is like nails on a chalk board to me.

Turn up full Bass on the Bose, this is what Airboats are supposed to sound like :stirpot:

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Postby mojoe » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:49 am

100% that thing sounds RIGHT!!
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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:32 pm

kwanjangnihm wrote:next time SG I want to see some "live action" pork scenes!! :thumbleft:


I do have action videos but I'm not inclined to post them on youtube. Like Russ says, most of the best action never makes it on video anyway, that's when it is time to have the phone in the pocket!

I guess this pic from Hog Head ranch will have to work for now.

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Re: Video request

Postby Brotherbob » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:25 pm

White Hawk wrote:Brother Bob your video is nothing but pure untouched flowing power.....


One of my padnuhs said " proof positive with enough beer, balls and horsepower anything is possible!" hahha
There is a whole series of that trip 500 Miles plus in that same you tube link. I still run old SHONUF today.

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Re: Video request

Postby dave1971 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:23 am

Keeth1123 wrote:
dave1971 wrote:
Keeth1123 wrote:That’s a heck of a haul to the stand. What’s the boat
Details?
Nice video



12" Jimmy Williams with polymer, 2 people and we hauled 4 climbers out on it. It's got a 180 with a 2 blade sensenich! Best boat i have ever owned!!!



How much weight in people? You know those boat limits that say a boat can haul 6 people or 650 pounds lol you running with normal size people or coast guard sized people



I'm around 260 and my buddy Paul is around 160.

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Re: Video request

Postby Cm3gator » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:12 am

Bob, wild man...!! :shock:
Making the Swamp Great Again.....

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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:51 am

Time to revive a good thread. Apollo 11 was ground breaking, but Apollo 17 was the most awesome launch, the first night launch and the last moon shot in 1972. Dad took the family and Grandpa out early December 6 and we anchored up next the the sign that said don't go beyond this point. Fished all day and shrimped that night. Dad had the 8mm video camera out and I watched the sun come up just after midnight.

This is a combination of my dad's home movie and media off the NASA website.

That damn thing was impressive for sure. 8.9 million pounds of thrust. Hell Yah!



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Re: Video request

Postby kwanjangnihm » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:22 am

Enjoyed the video SG! Is that a moon rock at the 12 second mark?

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Re: Video request

Postby Slidin Gator » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:43 am

That’s 8mm film. It is probably scotch tape. Scotch tape and a razor blade, that’s how we used to edit video.
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