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by kwanjangnihm
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Bigfoot hunting season
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Bigfoot hunting season

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – State Rep. Justin Humphrey (R-Lane) this week filed legislation that would establish a Bigfoot hunting season. House Bill 1648 would direct the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Division to establish the annual dates of the season and creating any necessary specific hunting licen...
by kwanjangnihm
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes
Replies: 10
Views: 750

Re: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes

About 10 years ago I was nestled under 3 short cabbage palms turkey hunting, waiting for the butt-crack of dawn. Off in the distance I heard an airboat. Pitch black, no moon and no lights on the airboat, but it got closer & closer and actually buzzed me at 3 yards and prop blasted me on the way past...
by kwanjangnihm
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes
Replies: 10
Views: 750

Re: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes

BoHawg wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:05 pm
I was raised right and I still respect everyone, even more for hunters and airboaters.
x2

was heading for a turkey sit one morning and this mudboat beat me to the spot - found a different spot :salute:

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by kwanjangnihm
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 480 gsoi gear nose noise
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: 480 gsoi gear nose noise

Ranchhand where are you located?
by kwanjangnihm
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Other Important News
Topic: Happy Birthday! lycomingkid
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Happy Birthday! lycomingkid

Happy Birthday RJ - have a good one brother!! :salute:

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by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Lets talk about harmonics
Replies: 20
Views: 1410

Re: Lets talk about harmonics

I have my engine (SV 540) rebuilt last year and really want to do what is best for my engine so it will be quite some time before I need to rebuild again. Lariat do you know if the counter weights were installed during the rebuild? Thank you Slidin. I really appreciate the time you take to share yo...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Other Important News
Topic: Obituary - Mr. William "BUDDY" Branch
Replies: 13
Views: 1033

Re: Obituary - Mr. William "BUDDY" Branch

Very sad to hear this news. My condolences to his family and friends! :(

RIP Mr. Branch
by kwanjangnihm
Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Lets talk about harmonics
Replies: 20
Views: 1410

Re: Lets talk about harmonics

This link is a follow up to Slidin's excellent post! Explains balancing, harmonics, vibration, etc. Grab a cup of coffee...... https://www.expaircraft.com/PDF/ECI-DynamicBalancing.pdf I chased a vibration with my AV540. Tried a 2 & 3 blade setup. Indexing did slightly help on shutdowns. In the end, ...
by kwanjangnihm
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: NGQ or .....
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: NGQ or .....

diggin which engine are you running on the Thurman?
by kwanjangnihm
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 1 dead after airboat goes airborne
Replies: 7
Views: 1629

1 dead after airboat goes airborne

FWC identifies victim as Bradley Jelkren, 47, of Geneva https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/12/14/1-dead-after-boat-overturns-on-lake-jesup/ OVIEDO, Fla. – A 47-year-old Geneva man died after his airboat went airborne and overturned Sunday on Lake Jesup in Seminole County, the Florida Fish ...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: I'm Going Back to the Gator Country
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: I'm Going Back to the Gator Country

Welcome back home BoHawg!! :florida:

Enjoy your retirement and slide safe sir! :cheers:

by kwanjangnihm
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: need advise
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: need advise

freshwaterhunter I was researching the same question a while back and made a document with some data I will share. Transom data from different SA posts: :salute: Mine I believe mine is 9 inches in the boat. I'm running an R series. a lower push point will gain you more than any so called loss of thr...
by kwanjangnihm
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 4.3 VORTEC GEARBOX,BELT?
Replies: 20
Views: 3300

Re: 4.3 VORTEC GEARBOX,BELT?

Joelrogers41 welcome to SA!

What is your current setup? (hull, prop, WOT)
by kwanjangnihm
Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1061

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

Ted is this the factory engine specs for your motor? Are you running 1 or 2 carbs now? If you bumped compression 2 points, are you running 11.0:1 CR pistons?

VO-540-C1A
315 @ 3200 100/100LL 8.70:1 High comp. altitude engine with two (2) MA-6-AA carburetors
by kwanjangnihm
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: SWFMD Feral Hog Hunts
Replies: 8
Views: 742

Re: SWFMD Feral Hog Hunts

$75 to help swfwmd deal with a problem? Incentive consideration? Gimmie a break, are we gonna make hog hunting the next BASS tour? Permits, blah blah blah. How about just opening the places up to hog dog hunting year round, then maybe we can keep the population in check. Could not agree more - bunc...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: SWFMD Feral Hog Hunts
Replies: 8
Views: 742

SWFMD Feral Hog Hunts

Phase 2 Hunts https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/feral-hog-hunts Registration will occur on December 8, 2020 at 9 a.m. Includes six hunts that occur January through February 2021. A $75 nonrefundable fee must be paid for each permit. Permits are transferable. The single top producer on each h...
by kwanjangnihm
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 540 running rough....
Replies: 12
Views: 993

Re: 540 running rough....

check plug wires running to correct cylinders, run on one mag at a time like Gary mentioned, carb sucking air through packings, intake leak

any backfiring coming off of throttle?
by kwanjangnihm
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: need info
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: need info

Crowley_1980 welcome to SA!! Take a few minutes and read this link: https://southernairboat.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=30116 The thread contains a wealth of information of Do's & Dont's for airboaters. What are your plans for the airboat? (cruising, hunting, etc) Slide safe and post a pic of your ne...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: need more comments for Big Cypress
Replies: 7
Views: 486

Re: need more comments for Big Cypress

Great info Eric and thanks for the heads up! :salute: comments submitted! Your comments were successfully submitted. December 01, 2020 01:59 PM Mountain Time Park: Big Cypress National Preserve Project: Backcountry Access Plan Document: Big Cypress National Preserve Backcountry Access Plan / Draft E...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Engine builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1406

Re: Engine builder

https://www.steveschmidtracing.com/raci ... ando-elite

Trapper have you decided on a gearbox / prop combo for the new engine?
by kwanjangnihm
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New/Old Airboat Hull
Replies: 68
Views: 7982

Re: New/Old Airboat Hull

Rick the new boat really turned out great!! Where is the oil temp sending unit located? Mine was originally in the sump (was always cold and never read temps worth a shiz) and I moved it to the oil filter adapter and it read spot on there. My usual cruise with the 540/Cottonmouth was right at 1900 r...
by kwanjangnihm
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New/Old Airboat Hull
Replies: 68
Views: 7982

Re: New/Old Airboat Hull

Rick any updates on your build? Do we need to take up a collection to buy more beer for you?? :salute: :cheers: :toothy7:
by kwanjangnihm
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Faulty News Reporting
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: Faulty News Reporting

Deano I think you are on to something!! :salute:


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