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by BigBoom
Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Public Shooting Ranges
Replies: 8
Views: 1990

http://www.manateegunclub.com/ This is a good range located at Myakka City. Manatee Gun Club: Located at 1805 Logue Road, Myakka City, FL 34251. Situated in eastern Manatee County, the directions to the range are: From I-75 take exit 42 East (State Road 64). Proceed twenty two miles to Logue Road. ...
by BigBoom
Wed Jun 14, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Air Boat Magazine
Replies: 42
Views: 6001

If you are talking about Airboat World their contact info us on their website:
http://airboatworld.com/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
It took a few months before I started recieving it.
by BigBoom
Sat Jun 03, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Google Earth
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Whitebear,
Go to this page for the keyboard controls
http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/graphics/keychart.jpg
by BigBoom
Tue May 30, 2006 8:18 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Big Gator ( Story From S.C. )
Replies: 3
Views: 786

The largest alligator recorded in South Carolina was 13 feet, 1 inch. It was killed by a poacher more than a decade ago in Sparkleberry Swamp near Lake Marion in the Lowcountry. The mounted remains of this animal are now on display at the S.C. State Museum in Columbia. That was in the late 70s. I sa...
by BigBoom
Sun May 21, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: ENGINE WARNING KIT M-40177-BP
Replies: 1
Views: 688

Mudpuppy, After overheating mine one day, I put the warning kit on. The buzzer is not loud enough, so I put a red light ( Large one) on the instrument panel. The prop noise is too much to hear the buzzer. For a light, I used an automotive clearance light (red). I painted the top black to keep the su...
by BigBoom
Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:20 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: Guess where this riding is at?
Replies: 9
Views: 2276

South of Groveland on Hwy. 33
by BigBoom
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Muffler Question
Replies: 25
Views: 2283

m The FWC enforcement protocol requires that all airboats operated in Florida utilize mufflers to reduce exhaust sound levels. “Muffler� means an automotive-style sound suppression device or system designed and installed to abate the sound of exhaust gasses emitted from an ...
by BigBoom
Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Blub, blub, blub - ooops
Replies: 12
Views: 1519

BigDaddy,
I don't know if you heard, but Gatorstick had starter trouble and I had to tow him in. Glad you made it in ok. We didn't get back until 5:00.
by BigBoom
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: Eastern Airlines Flt 401 Crash
Topic: Eastern Airlines Flt 401 Crash
Replies: 503
Views: 111310

Valuejet was 3.6miles north of Eastern on a heading of 12 deg. The Eastern crash was at 25-51-53, 80-35-43. Valuejet was at 25-55, 80-35. I flew over Valuejet's site the next day and there was nothing to see but a oil slick on the water. Eastern's site has overgrown since the accident. I saw some pi...
by BigBoom
Mon Jan 16, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Commission Considers Banning Airboats On Cherry Lake
Replies: 25
Views: 3574

http://terraserver.microsoft.com/downlo ... 15622&z=17
Thunder,
This is the cul-de-sac the guy with the boat lives on (running north - south). I think it is the lake on the left. Alot of houses close by.

I ran his name through a records search for Pasco County.
by BigBoom
Mon Dec 05, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: d.d. caddy prop
Replies: 21
Views: 2169

72" 3 blade narrow sensenich prop. I run a 78", but the 72" has more snap.
by BigBoom
Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: stainless rigging
Replies: 9
Views: 1132

Snowbowl toilet cleanerer. Spray it on, give it a minute and hose off. Removes rust and stains. Also, the cheap stuff from Dollar General works too.
by BigBoom
Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:40 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Spam
Replies: 7
Views: 908

Spam on Roadrunner has been a problem for the pass two days. Notice the address that it is sent to is something like "allemail@ Roadrunner". They all have attachments. DO NOT OPEN THEM!! Delete it all. I got from from supposedly the CIA that my IP Address was observed at restricted sites. It also ha...
by BigBoom
Sat Oct 15, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: When spray cleared it was DD Cadillac - again
Replies: 8
Views: 1190

Hello Mood,
I would have to have meet you. I was there about the time you got there. I went riding with **** ******* and his two dogs. Maybe at the next event.
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Pythons
Replies: 30
Views: 2733

Taste like chicken. :lol: :lol:
What more can you want, good to eat and nice boots or seat covers. :D :D
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Standing up for what is right
Replies: 9
Views: 1303

Terri,
Do you have a link to the article? I couldn't find it online.
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prop Bolts & Saftey Inspection
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

Swampjet, Your right here is the rest: TITLE 33--NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS CHAPTER I--COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (CONTINUED) PART 175_EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart C_Visual Distress Signals Sec. 175.110 Visual distress signals required. (a) No person may u...
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:31 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prop Bolts & Saftey Inspection
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

It is a good idea to have them for inland waters, but they are not required. This is from the Coast Guard's site: Visual Distress Signals All vessels used on coastal waters, the Great Lakes, territorial seas, and those waters connected directly to them, up to a point where a body of water is less th...
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: GPS
Replies: 16
Views: 1768

Any Garmin. The eTrex Legend is nice if you want mapping. It's $182.00 retail. m You can download maps off their Mapsource disks to the gps. I have two Garmin handhelds. I like both of them. You can download you track onto the computer and view where you have been. This link will show you all of the...
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Prop Bolts & Saftey Inspection
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

This is from the FWC website Visual Distress Signal Required on the high sea and coastal waters only Must carry visual distress signal for both day and nighttime use. NOTE: Coastal waters means the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and all bays, sounds, harbors, rivers, inlets, etc. where any entrance...
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 500 Caddy Props
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

The 78" runs great on my boat, but my motor stand is high enough that I only have 4" inside the boat. I tryed it on another boat with a lower stand and it did not perform as well.
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 500 Caddy Props
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

mickey, I have a 3 blade 78" set on the first mark which gives me 2900 rpm max. I have run a 72", set on the second mark for the same rpm. The results were the 72 snapped up quicker, but the 78 pushed better on the hill. We tested them on a boat with a lower engine stand. The 72 worked better. I onl...
by BigBoom
Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:13 am
Forum: Florida Airboating News & Events
Topic: Citrus County Airboat Rodeo on Saturday Oct 15th
Replies: 9
Views: 2363

Mood,
This should be a good gps number for the rodeo.
N 28-55-47.9
W 082-20-12.4
or you can follow someone from the ramp.
It's not a straight shot into the area. You have to run around some areas of high ground to get to it.
by BigBoom
Tue Sep 27, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: turbine power
Replies: 15
Views: 1788

Jim, I to have time in jets, there is a big difference in tubojets and fanjets and tuboprops. An airboat with a turbine would be a turboprop. Most have instant spoolups. But I think it would be alot different to drive than a gas engine. The question would be the engine, gearbox, prop combo. That wou...
by BigBoom
Tue Sep 27, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: turbine power
Replies: 15
Views: 1788

http://www.marineturbine.com/news.asp
This is a article on their turbine airboat/fireboat

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