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TERBObob 02-01-2008 03:33 PM

Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Just curious about if there is anyone else running on Old Man Winters white stuff or his frozen drink ?
I am , and am waiting to see if anybody else is , before I start posting some vids which will destroy any current "speed" records set . ( yes , there is a Garmin Etrex mounted on her at start and shows all the way till she comes back in )
Anybody ????
( give ya a hint , on frozen snow or ice , ariboats run a LOT faster ! ! !:D )
The boat is my WHIZZER with a new engine on her ... Spent a few pennines on the enw engine , but was WELL worth it . Jett Fire LX60

mrfixitwhite 02-01-2008 03:47 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
OO sounds like a challenge to me!
getta postin' them vids Terbobob!
i wish i had ice to run on but LOTS of water is the deal over here at the minute

codtongue 02-01-2008 03:47 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
I would love to see those video's, I run on the snow when it's fresh and soft, tough to control on the hard pack that forms after
a week of no new snow, and today were in a ice storm, so we'll see on running maybe sunday morning before the boys( the pats)
finish there perfect season.

codtongue 02-01-2008 03:51 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
yea its great, snow and ice that is, haven't had temps above 40 in a while, and spending you life savings to heat the house is a trip,
count your blessing mr. fixit.

TERBObob 02-01-2008 07:22 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Quote:

tough to control on the hard pack that forms after
a week of no new snow

Make yourself a set of "runners" for the bottom . ( hint - think of figure skate runners when making them - without the front grips . and NOT too tall either - no more than 1/4 inch tall)

D Bronk 02-01-2008 09:06 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Hey ,Where have you been ?? anyway "RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ? " I would call it more of a Crashing type of thing though..LOL ..My youngest Nephew is over Here, So we`ll see what kind of Damage we can make on the Vortex again tommorow..;)

500 lb. koolaid man 02-02-2008 12:27 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Here in Florida we don't exactly get a lot of snow:):):)(10+ years ago was the most recent). So I can't say I've ever run on snow. Thinking about it, I don't even have one airboat project done yet anyways(sig again:D). I have that old Big Dumas Swamp buggy that I need to finish some day, my current 24" build, and I plan to build a buggy board some time since I have a spare .40 just laying around. Maybe a brushless mini and a gasser in the far future too, I also have many other non-airboat projects.

Anyways, I was surfing youtube a while back and came across one of you're whizzer vids. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud254ZZo7rY That looked like fun!

crispyspa 02-02-2008 02:32 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Well, Geez.....You KNOW that I run on snow and ice. LOL Bring on the videos Terbo. The fastest I could get one of my 1/4 scale gassers to go on snow was 44 MPH. But then again it was a 32...or was it a 36 Lb boat. I don't remember.:eek: Well anyway, I would love to see another snow/ice run video.

Terbo wrote:
Quote:

I am , and am waiting to see if anybody else is , before I start posting some vids which will destroy any current "speed" records set
Dude...why wait? Just post up......we're waiting for the fun to begin!:D

asmithnc 02-02-2008 08:55 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
It's been a long time since you have posted a video. I'm ready when you are.

boatman1 02-03-2008 07:04 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Well i'm not scared lets rock on that snow :D

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v5...eoSnow2008.flv

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v5...vide032008.flv

retaobcr 02-03-2008 11:03 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
TERBObob, hang on for tonight, freezing drizzle, tomorrow morning freezing drizzle and then snow.

Rowboat 02-04-2008 06:13 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Running on sonw or ice mmmm not me , my fridge is not big enough. I think that you have the snow / ice speed record to your self M8. So where are the vids :D

jasperrc 02-04-2008 09:33 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
We sometimes get a day or two of frozen stuff here each winter but none so far this year. Today it was 82 degrees outside. :)

So Boatman has some vids...

Anyone else?

D Bronk 02-04-2008 11:35 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
boatman1, Nice bit of aerobatics..LOL:)

crispyspa 02-06-2008 02:47 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
I know a bunch of you have seen these vids, but I'll post them anyway for those who haven't. newest boat first...oldest last.

[link=http://s68.photobucket.com/albums/i28/crispyspa/Kamikaze%20gasser/?action=view&current=Kamacopy1st512Kbps.flv]Kamacopy [/link]

[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir4UjUjq9cA]Tigershark[/link]

[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0ZdhC-Yx6o]50" [/link]

[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wjp7yh0Sh0]44 mph[/link]

crispyspa 02-09-2008 03:16 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
*taps foot* We're waiting Terbo. I'm having video withdrawal here. :D

vamp131 02-09-2008 06:56 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
hi i want to try mine in the snow but not had any this year yet too warm strange for Scotland lol even put aluminum runners on the bottom to try it too

be great to get away from the swans it seems every where i take my boats bloody swans are there

they not scared as only the queen can kill them so they not scared of my boats not as if the are quiet very noisy engines

crispyspa 02-12-2008 01:39 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Hmmmm *bored sigh* This is like waiting for a video to load on dial-up. LOL

jasperrc 02-14-2008 08:34 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
I'll play:D

These are from last year on our one day of slick stuff.

[link=http://s171.photobucket.com/albums/u287/jasperrc/RC%20Airboats/?action=view&current=Flatbottom_on_snow_Movie-01.flv]Flatty on snow 1[/link]

[link=http://s171.photobucket.com/albums/u287/jasperrc/RC%20Airboats/?action=view&current=Flatbottom_on_snow_Movie-02.flv]Flatty on snow 2[/link]

crispyspa 02-24-2008 01:57 AM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
Thanks for the vids Jasper. I'd also like to thank Terbo for his vids....be he hasn't posted any yet, I wonder if he's ok.

crispyspa 03-09-2008 03:36 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
I see you lurking Terbo......are you uploading the vid now? :D

crispyspa 04-22-2008 12:49 PM

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?
 
TERBO...*echo* you in there? Blink once if you are here. LOL
Snow is gone, where's the vid you promised?


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