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Old 12-17-2008, 08:45 AM
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I just had a great idea! Behold, the Heavy Duty Hooty Rocket.
Three!!!!


ding ding.... new idea.....
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Old 12-17-2008, 08:58 AM
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Evan, you could send that thing to Hooty and have him mount some sponsons on there for ya.
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:12 AM
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Three!!!!


ding ding.... new idea.....
Or.... Somebody stop me!
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:20 AM
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call your doctor if this lasts for more than 4 hours...you may have a rare condition brought on by high revving engines and large bore machine guns with wheelbarrow loads of free ammo.
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:22 AM
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Evan, you could send that thing to Hooty and have him mount some sponsons on there for ya.

All I would have to do is seal up th servo openings on the bottom of the wing, right?
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That would work to give you a v bottom and put floats on the wingtips.
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Old 12-19-2008, 12:30 AM
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Thanks for sharing. You said in the video that you had to "adjust the wing down, it's way too high." Are you talking about the elevator adjustment? What do you look for during a run to you tell when the elevator is adjusted correctly? I was also wondering, have you ever rolled or lifted a pontoon in a high speed turn? Have you ever held full throttle for more than two seconds on a run? Brad seemed to notice your boats stability as he mentioned that it didn't flip even once. Are the other racers redesigning their boats yet?
What I meant by that was that the rear of the boat was riding too high off the water, I try to keep the botton of the hull above and parallel with the surface of the water. I actualy meant that the elavater needed pitched up to push the rear of the boat down some.
I have had it belly up once after the inside sponson hooked on some wake vigorusly snacthing the boat around which also had something to do with the wing not being tuned in correctly.

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Man that thing goes like boiled snot. What prop are you using, dunno if that info is buried somewhere in the last 9 pages..
Im runnin a 11/7.

Thats a awesome plane Evan, Oh yes Im sure we could work something out to make it a water worthy missle.


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Old 12-19-2008, 08:35 AM
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I've had this one at an easy 60mph on the water.... the floats are short so it gets real squirelly...


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Old 12-19-2008, 08:38 AM
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This one really sticks to the water so it can get to probably 80-85 on smooth water.... the red and white one.... I've had this for 7 or 8 years and can't find a decent picture of it, odd...



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Old 12-19-2008, 09:49 AM
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On water or above/off of water?
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:15 AM
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an easy 60mph on the water

probably 80-85 on smooth water
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:44 PM
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Hello fellows, its been a while but I thouht Id update you on my boat. Last year about November, I lost radio with the boat and listened as it smacked a dock at 73mph.
I lost the gps and tuned pipe in the cold water and the engine was barely hanging by the fuel line.[X(] I went back four days latter with a fishnet taped to a broom handle and scraped the bottom till I finaly found both of them.
Over the winter I rebuilt it here are a couple of pics of damage and rebuild.





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Old 09-13-2010, 04:09 PM
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I shortend the pipe some also, heres a little vid from friday.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCBoAL1pV4w[/youtube]
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Old 09-13-2010, 07:30 PM
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glad to see an update, simply amazing, nice job!
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That thing smokes!
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Old 09-13-2010, 07:59 PM
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[sm=thumbs_up.gif]COOL![sm=thumbs_up.gif]
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Old 09-13-2010, 08:28 PM
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That thing smokes!
i didn't see a single knife edge, hammerhead or cuban 8...........................
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:33 PM
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That sucker really goes! Sounds great, too.
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:55 PM
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Thanks fellows, Im glad you liked it.
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Old 09-16-2010, 08:17 AM
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I bet the neighbors love that on a nice calm Sunday morning - Nice job.
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Sure beats my old TT 61 air boat years ago, made out of PVC pipe.
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very cool , Thanks for posting the vid...JW
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