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Airboat Fatality

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:11 pm

BROOKSVILLE – A Brooksville man suffered severe trauma this afternoon while working on an airboat at a residence on Sunnyside Drive, sources say.
The victim was not conscious or breathing when he was airlifted to a trauma center.

https://www.realnewsfaster.com/breaking ... -accident/

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Re: Airboat Fatality

Postby Capt steve » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:23 pm

Don’t know what happened but alway, ALWAYS shut those batteries before working on the back end! I have witnessed phantom starts. They are scary
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Re: Airboat Fatality

Postby lilly-Pad » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:41 pm

wow terrible news , prayers for the family and loved ones
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Re: Airboat Fatality

Postby Sniper » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:05 am

good advice I always make sure mine are tuned off when I work on my boat , kinda like unplugging the cord on a power tool when you work on it
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Re: Airboat Fatality

Postby Duece » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:17 am

What if you have a Perko switch? Do you still unhook the batteries or do you trust the switch?

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Re: Airboat Fatality

Postby Capt steve » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:02 pm

I just turn the perko to off.

If you need the power on to track a problem disconnect the hot cable to the starter. Example, you want to work on bilge pump.
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