New Airboater need advice

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New Airboater need advice

Post by RufflingFeathers » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:36 pm

I havea 14'6 alumitech hull and its rated for a 350 engine..... i was curious , since i am new, what would be a good way to layout my boat for duck hunting and fishing.... and very curious if yall think the boat can handle 4 people?
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Re: New Airboater need advice

Post by shiggs » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:05 pm

I owned a 14' and ran 4 people regularly with no problem. Setup really falls to personal preference. Do you like front driver or rear, high or low rigging--etc.?

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Re: New Airboater need advice

Post by 80 panther » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:20 am

If your worried about room you might think about going direct drive to save some room and weight but you will lose some power.If you go dd build a strong 350 with a low end cam. shoot for 350-500 hp depending on your budget a chevy 400 would be better to make power. but that's just my opinion look at some other 14' boats and see how thier set up. :old_glory:

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