5 Years from now...

Airboats with smaller powerplants.
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5 Years from now...

Post by basketcase0302 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:09 pm

The carmotor vs. aircraft fight carries over to the mini airboats...

You darn lawnmower engine airboater :violent1:

You darn riceburner weedeater engine airboater :violent1:

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Post by goldhunter_2 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:34 pm

now I got a good laugh out of that one :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by OVER BUDGET » Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:46 pm

Chicks dig weed eaters. :D

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Post by papee » Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:04 pm

OVER BUDGET wrote:Chicks dig weed eaters. :D


Yea ok, but if I turn the idle down on my briggs it vibrates like a Harley!
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Post by NorthWestFloridaBoy » Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:21 pm

My Honda 13hp is a 4 stroke but it's made in japan, so which class would it be in? :lol:

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Post by Olf Art » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:13 pm

I don't know, Northwest. My ultralight motor makes 24 hp, but it's a 2 stroke.
Does that mean I'll have a weed eater ? :?

Off the subject a little ...... all this interest in the little boats is fun, and I'm convinced that some of them can be made to run pretty fast. What about a 'mini' class at the Broward show next year ? There might need to be some rules for them, like what you and I discussed last week. What constitutes a Mini airboat ?
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Post by p2 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:26 pm

Basket is that a belt drive lawnmower or direct drive ? :)

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Post by Olf Art » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:32 pm

P2, it's got a mower deck ..... would you call that a counter rotator ? :)
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Post by p2 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:40 pm

Don't know Olf is it a two blade or three ? Two blade I'd call it a counter but three i don't know what the hell you'd call that one. :)

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Post by Olf Art » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:43 pm

The word 'cluster' comes to mind ..... :lol: .
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Post by p2 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:53 pm

Yea your probably right but if i had one that i could take to the lake and
mow the grass i might cut the grass more.

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Post by Geneva0550 » Sat Jun 02, 2007 12:00 am

Hydrostatic or belt drive? :banghead:

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Post by cowboy » Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:00 am

HAA!
P2,
Only real lawn mowers are direct drive! :twisted:

Good one Basket!

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Post by Olf Art » Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:31 am

Direct drive and air cooled, Cowboy .... :) .

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Post by leo_081103 » Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:39 am

it is very evident that those props installed on lawnmowers are very quiet and i think are designed to really "cut" thru! :twisted:

heck, they even have leading edges to take on stones on direct impact --- very durable!

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5 years from now...

Post by basketcase0302 » Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:23 am

Hey ya'll,

Coming soon to a store near you!
I'm an air-conditioning tech my whole life....I'm thinking new technology here now :idea: No belt, no gear...

Forced air propelled with weedwacker string slingin' down underneath so ya' can cut the grass, drink beer, and airboat all at the same time :D

Just gotta figure out how much extension cord to make it from here to the ridge :scratch: Mr. Edison will be proud of us all, the best news hardly no airboat sound!

Basket patent number RUANUT2007.1

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Post by Olf Art » Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:38 am

Dang it, Basket ...... now you're on to something. The hull could even be made out of insulating foam. ONE BIG COOLER !! :D :D
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Post by playin69style » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:03 am

now this could be goin somewhere ha ha next thing youll see is a weed eater motor with a prop on a cooler

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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by papajack » Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:45 pm

Five years later, the debate continues...

Lawn mower vs. rice rocket vs. snomo...

Light aluminum vs. fiberglass vs. foam core...

Well, it's like cntry says, "It's a mini if you want to call it a mini".

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5 Years from now...

Post by Comanche-pup » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:15 pm

This thread made my night, rotflol

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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by Whitebear » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:16 pm

Girlfriend Granny said Mini is a state of mind. She claims she knows a mini when she sees one.............. :dontknow:
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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by Rich Andrews » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:19 pm

all were missin now is ole basketcase...miss that dude
I'll have my Manatee burger medium please...just say NObama

14x8 deckover FELBER 397ci.. HP ???..just stay back!!

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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by cntry141iq » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:27 pm

Yeah jeff was a trip ... I wonder what ever happened to him ???
Don't waste your time ... it is the only thing you can't get more of
.. if it accidentally looks like I gave advice please ignore it .. and notify me immediately

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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by JLP3314 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:51 pm

I write this to a friend in heaven...
Alive but not well living life here as a ridge runner.
Send all the airboaters some rain willya John! :rebel:
Don't waste your time-its the only thing you can't get back, (Cntry141IQ/John had another thousand of these before he went sliding into the sky). :-(

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Re: 5 Years from now...

Post by airjohn81 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:31 pm

hey now !!! im a mini an im runnin an 084 continetal w 1.7 belt drive so im still an a/c guy .... just smaller !!! :D
id rather paddle a canoe than drive a c/m, ricer, or lawn mower boat !!! :stirpot: :stirpot: :toothy7:
get you sum of that !!!! lmao
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