What aluminum hull to buy?

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by Tony480 » Thu May 19, 2016 1:36 pm

No. Quickslick! I've ran poly before. Never again

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by jeepinocala1111 » Thu May 19, 2016 3:02 pm

Tony480 wrote:No. Quickslick! I've ran poly before. Never again
Is your hull aluminum?

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by jopete » Thu May 19, 2016 3:14 pm

I wouldn't own a airboat without poly, but that's me. lol I say run whatever you believe in and be happy!!!

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by terrible ted » Thu May 19, 2016 9:33 pm

I be on the bottom without poly.

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by BUSHHOG85 » Thu May 19, 2016 9:55 pm

Ran my 13x7'6 hamant with quick slick since it was new till last year. .125 bottom .90 sides and I ran it like it was a skidder and it held up great. Bottom was flat no tunneling when I put poly on last year. wade and crew build some fine boats I bought my first one in 04 and ran it till 2013. It spent more time in the myrtle beds than it did in the water :thumbleft:
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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by Tony480 » Fri May 20, 2016 12:41 am

jeepinocala1111 wrote:
Tony480 wrote:No. Quickslick! I've ran poly before. Never again
Is your hull aluminum?
Yep..14x8 Hamant

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by jeepinocala1111 » Fri May 20, 2016 7:21 am

Tony480 wrote:
jeepinocala1111 wrote:
Tony480 wrote:No. Quickslick! I've ran poly before. Never again
Is your hull aluminum?
Yep..14x8 Hamant
Running dry with the quickslick does not break off? I understand it super slippery.

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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by junglecat » Fri May 20, 2016 10:17 pm

Panther Thunder , .190 bottom with poly. The Withlacoochee River has,big rocks, especially at north end and Potts is loaded with them. If you are running Potts and see 1/2 PVC pipe , there is a rock there.
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Re: What aluminum hull to buy?

Post by Muck Sticky » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:31 am

My personal experience.......I've had three different boats & I would only have a Don Davis or Al David deck over!!!!!!! No questions......... Good luck

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