Finally-I'm building my boat

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It was rigged if you didn't win first place Kyle!! :salute:
Great job on a beautiful ride bro!! :cheers:
He'll cut your throat, baby, stick you in the back, drive off in your Cadillac.
He's more trouble than you think, he'll kill your sugar, leave you in the drink.

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Thanks guys!! I will agree with Jeff...... :lol:
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Kyle I sent you a PM!
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He's more trouble than you think, he'll kill your sugar, leave you in the drink.

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Pipedog was good seeing you again boat looked good glad to see it placed in the show.

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Hambone79 wrote:Pipedog was good seeing you again boat looked good glad to see it placed in the show.
Good to see you guys also, hope to see you in the swamp soon :salute:
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Old stomping grounds!!
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THE TREE HOUSE
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pipedog wrote:
THE TREE HOUSE
Hi, I am perpare airboat with bigger engine.
Is your boat have a clutch between the engine and gear box? I think if without clutch maybe the engine is difficult to start, the startmotor will damage.
Usually the airplane have clutch in the gearbox.

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Awesome day in the swamp...
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pipedog wrote:Image
inside paint with webbing
What's kind of painting? some thing special to prevent corrsion?

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pipedog wrote:the motor is a 6.0 with LS 3 heads stock crank and rods with forged pistons 5 thousands over 10.8 compression. roller cam with .560 lift and don't remember the rest of cam spec's, but have paper work somewhere. New lifters pushrods and rockers, it's a mild set-up hopefully around 500 HP. After riding a DD carmotor for years I will be happy even if it is 400 HP... :lol:
I saw your engine was rebuilt. Did you do any load test?

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Benjamin the paint was nothing special, self etching primer and good automotive paint and clear coat. I didn't have the motor dyno'ed or thrust tested. Not sure what it makes for power or thrust, but it turns the 82" 3 blade on the 3 mark to 5800 rpm's pretty quick :)
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Looks like you let the dog eat. Cool video.

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Gary S wrote:Looks like you let the dog eat. Cool video.
thanks Gary!!!
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took the boat to 3a and meet some Southern Airboat members, had a great day!
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Beautiful ride, Pipedog. Thanks for taking us along. Wish I was there riding with ya

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radtech wrote:Beautiful ride, Pipedog. Thanks for taking us along. Wish I was there riding with ya
x 2 :salute: :thumbleft: :rebel:
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:rebel: I thought that looked like down around the dog leg and when you popped out at the canal camp that confirmed it . that's our stomping grounds down there, nice video wish I was there :rebel:

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SHE RUNS!!!! I posted this in a couple spots because I'm proud of my build!
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:rebel: Nice job PipeDog solid performance :thumbleft: :rebel:

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You should be proud ! That is a sweet ride
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let that badass ride eat bro!!! :salute: :thumbleft: :rebel:

Kyle I am impressed with the new boat, but am even more impressed that you can post a video now!! :toothy7: :stirpot: :lol:
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THANKS guys!! and thanks Jeff....I think :scratch: ...... :lol:
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Still kickin!
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Boat is still running great, hear is some video at 2020 Freedom ride
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