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by smokster
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Fiberglass hardline boat will not run dry help!!
Replies: 21
Views: 594

Re: Fiberglass hardline boat will not run dry help!!

that cage looks like it weighs a ton
by smokster
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-540 prop ???
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: 0-540 prop ???

i went from a woody to a 72" NGQ and it made all the difference in the world
by smokster
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

i think the way this works is, they have 30 days to appeal the ruling. i think they have to appeal it to the Florida supreme court. four judges have ruled it unconstitutional( the first judge and then the three appellate judges) so they have an uphill battle. my attorney told me he is ready to go co...
by smokster
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

my attorney just call to tell me the appellate court just confirmed the Alachua county airboat noise ordnance is unconstitutional. we won again. i dont know how to post the ruling, but if someone will send me an email and post it for me, i sure would appreciate it
by smokster
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Hulls for c/m(caddy)
Replies: 16
Views: 595

Re: Hulls for c/m(caddy)

check out the marty bray hull if you want fiberglass. he's making a 13x8 now. i think he has the only hand layed boat around
by smokster
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

on Monday the Appellate court denied the motion to hear oral arguments. my attorney says, "Now, I realize that I had previously said, usually Oral Argument is granted if requested, and that is true. However, I will say many things that used to be regular hearings do not happen in light of COVID 19 r...
by smokster
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

i talked to my attorney yesterday and he said the judges will be setting a date next month to hear from both sides. he'll let me know when that date is and ill post it here.
by smokster
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Different hulls
Replies: 7
Views: 1464

Re: Different hulls

i love my marty bray
by smokster
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Jimmy white square nose hull
Replies: 9
Views: 2244

Re: Jimmy white square nose hull

his "marshmaster " is the best handling free riding boat he has
by smokster
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Poly rivits.
Replies: 11
Views: 1609

Re: Poly rivits.

TC66 wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:12 am
Smokester I get your point. My first instinct is to bolt it on. Trying to make a decision before buying supplies. You have a fiberglass Hull with poly?
all my fiberglass hulls have had poly. i have a new marty bray i just put poly on. all have been bolted
by smokster
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Poly rivits.
Replies: 11
Views: 1609

Re: Poly rivits.

i would bolt it
by smokster
Wed May 20, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

the Alachua County Sheriff said they would not be enforcing the curfew. https://mycbs4.com/news/local/alachua-c ... ZoNiHZ94gk
by smokster
Tue May 19, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Looking for Marty Bray hull
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Re: Looking for Marty Bray hull

he doesn't build a 13x8, his smallest 8'wide boat is 14'
by smokster
Sun May 17, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Av gas
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: Av gas

it been $2.78 for the last month at the Palatka airport
by smokster
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: adjusting pitch
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Re: adjusting pitch

too much pitch. take some out
by smokster
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Beginners boat
Replies: 14
Views: 2312

Re: Beginners boat

get ya a good high sided 13 or 14' fiberglass hull with poly and a gpu. you should be able to find a good one with that budget
by smokster
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 76" NGQ RPM
Replies: 12
Views: 2171

Re: 76" NGQ RPM

mine likes about 2800 but its a 72"
by smokster
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

I know this is a bit late but thank you to all the guys that stood up to fight, take time off work, put fourth your own money, to take a stand for my rights, my kids rights, and the future of airboating in general. I am very appreciative for all your hard work. I wish i could do something physicall...
by smokster
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

the county did appeal. the USAA stepped up to the plate and paid the retainer for the Attorney to fight the appeal. the FAA and KRVSA have also pledged funds if needed. it looks like the "clubs" are ready to do whats needed to fight for the rights of sportsman. this is an update and ill keep updatin...
by smokster
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

thanks Gladesman06, ill post here when i know more.
by smokster
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

it looks like the county will appeal. so the fight will continue. when i find out how much this is going to cost, we'll be having some fundraisers.
by smokster
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

thanks fishsticker, smokey@smokedogs.com.
by smokster
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

i dont want people not to join "the club". just the opposite, im getting people to join the club and change the club to make it work to keep our rights.
by smokster
Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Alachua county Airboat ordinance
Replies: 68
Views: 11177

Re: Alachua county Airboat ordinance

thanks Gladesman06, but this fight is far from over. they hate us and everything about us. not just airboaters, but sportsman in general.they hate hunters, fisherman or anyone else that uses what God has giving us as in mother nature. we're better stewards of the land than they are. we want it there...

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