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Old 03-11-2017, 08:37 PM   #51
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Me neither.......that amazed me, so I googled it. Hard to believe they've been in that area for 70 or 80 years and not migrated northward in that time. Of course, maybe it takes that long to build up a population that NEEDS to migrate.

I love to kayak also, so I can definitely see a trip on this river in my future. I still remember the trip on the glass-bottomed boats when I was a kid.
If you look close all the stuff at the bottom is still there, just covered in weeds and algae. The statues, submerged boats, its all still down there. Pretty cool.
I too, remember the glass bottom boats. Apparently they still run them.
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Old 03-12-2017, 07:30 AM   #52
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wow! that was a big highlight of a florida trip i took as a kid as the glass bottom boat tour.. my dad refused to go .. he wanted to do some kind of 4 wheeling / camping thing.. so mom and grandma took me on the tour.. I had a blast.. (and got to sleep in a hotel instead of a tent!)

EC - have you ever done an air-boat ride? are they any fun?
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wow! that was a big highlight of a florida trip i took as a kid as the glass bottom boat tour.. my dad refused to go .. he wanted to do some kind of 4 wheeling / camping thing.. so mom and grandma took me on the tour.. I had a blast.. (and got to sleep in a hotel instead of a tent!)

EC - have you ever done an air-boat ride? are they any fun?
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Yeah, airboats are fun. I'd rather canoe or kayak though and avoid all the noise.
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Old 03-12-2017, 07:57 AM   #54
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im only afraid of tipping over in a kayak and getting damned stuck..

or having to outrun a hungry gator with an oar and not a motor lolol
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Can you make jerky from gator? Asking for a friend.

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Can you make jerky from gator? Asking for a friend.

Indeed! And the tail is yummy all fried up!

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Found a possible deal. A set of Goodyear 10r's. Never used, but 11 years old. Been stored in a warehouse. Aged out but never used. They're on stud piloted wheels just like my shorty already has.
Are they worth buying? If so, how much should I pay?
They'd just be an extra set, I've got new tires but my rears are retreads.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:19 AM   #59
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your wheels are stud piloted? i was thinking they were hub piloted.
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I can't really explain it, but they're definitely not the kind of wheels you use the washers on. They're "ball seat".
The lugs that are on it ARE correct.
I'm really looking forward to going over this bus with you. We can figure out all the specs and features.
example- it has a webasto heater. I have no idea how to use that, at all. A lot I need to learn and figure out!
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