New Airboat by Hammant..Just thought I'd share pictures.

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CONT 520 THAT IS MY BOAT AND I AM VERY HAPPY WITH IT. IMO THERE AIN'T NOTHING BETTER THAN A HAMANT HULL AND A WATERTHUNDER MOTOR. THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT AND THE CUSTOMER SERVICE IS 1ST CLASS.

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Wood what are the specs on your boat?

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LUNKR-- IT IS A 14' X 8' WITH 26" SIDES AT THE BACK. THE HULL IS A HAMANT STANDARD THICKNESS.

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Thanks
That's a real nice boat. It looks bigger than 14. Really nice.
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i was one of the 300 pound guys on the front of that red boat. i have to say i was surprised and impressed and i don't impress easy. i was used to running a VERY strong 520 on a step hull. it has been three or four years ago but i can't remember seeing a boat that big with the load we had in it go like that.

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We had well over a 1,000lbs of passengers in Woods boat. I'm surprised how free the hull still ran. I know a bunch of boats you throw 600lbs or more of passengers and they turn into a plow that pushes a tsunami of a wake. Wood has been about the 8th person I know to try a R blade and all 8 are happier. They are quite but I love the snap boy do they hit hard.
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Wood , how bad is the back wash. If i was to build a boat like that how fast could I expect it to run.

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looks good i just put a order in on a 13/7.5 my self planning on going with a belt box how long did it take to make the hull

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What is the biggest hull hammant makes .I love the looks of their hull but I need a 18 foot with high sides.

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I'm gonna be building a motor for an 18ft their building. Give them a call I'm sure they can build what ever you want!
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Wood Great looking ride, sorry I missed ya been have to fly to Miami all week back forth catch up with ya next week/ Looks like you, thunder & hammant did it up right

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Post by WOOD »

CODY, UNLESS I AM LOADED REAL HEAVY THERE IS NO BACKWASH PROBLEM, AND THEN IT IS ONLY MINOR. THE LS1 IS LIGHT AND THAT HELPS A LOT.

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Re: New Airboat by Hammant..Just thought I'd share pictures.

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boat is finaly done thanks to thunder runs great dave see you tomorrow so we can hook up the go go juice pics coming soon

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