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  • arcdude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:37 PM
    Finally got the shark in the water, looks good just sitting there. As you can see in the pic the sponson tips are about an inch above the water line...
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    10-27-2014, 07:53 AM
    Lol, that's kind of how I feel when I've followed a thread to find out there is no results. I do feel somewhat of an obligation to anyone that has...
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    10-27-2014, 07:43 AM
    arcdude replied to a thread On Board Cam video in RC Airboats
    COOL! I like the action shots following the SI3 around. Your son needs a bigger engine to keep up lol so we can all enjoy the play by play. Cheers m8
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    10-21-2014, 12:37 PM
    Was the wing loose? Your engine mount looks pretty light from this side, how heavy is it? I'm kind of curious now how mine will work with the wedge...
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    10-21-2014, 07:49 AM
    Watched the video a couple of times, she's up and running, well done! The tubes really plow up the water, although it didn't seem to take much of a...
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    10-19-2014, 09:29 PM
    That is a sleek looking hull Jerry! Off the top, I'd consider the engine towards the back but not right at the back and possibly vent holes to...
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    10-19-2014, 09:17 PM
    Congratulations, well earned I'm sure! Eager to see the video. What method was required to get the beasty going, ramp or a good chuck in the lake?
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    10-16-2014, 07:20 PM
    You know Jerry the hull may not be too bad, I just measured my old scratch built hydro at 21.5" x 44" and it was estimated to have gone 70 mph and I...
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    10-15-2014, 11:08 AM
    Another option Jerry is to add venting similar to what your doing on the twin model to limit lift, may be worth a shot :)
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    10-15-2014, 11:05 AM
    arcdude replied to a thread Cobra plans underway in RC Airboats
    Sounds like a plan there vintage! Always nice to have alternative propulsion methods, I currently have two gas boats to build this winter that I may...
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    10-15-2014, 07:32 AM
    arcdude replied to a thread Cobra plans underway in RC Airboats
    Can't help you out in regards to Hobby King but, an option for you may be to set up an account over at Great Hobbies located at the Trainyards not...
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    10-15-2014, 07:20 AM
    Doesn't look too wide in the beam, so I'd have to agree the CG would be high. By the same token with the air engine in the back I'd think the down...
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    10-13-2014, 09:29 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread Cobra plans underway in RC Airboats
    Good to see you back vintage :) So have you decided on the means of propulsion, as I recall there was some debate? I happen to live near Ottawa,...
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    10-10-2014, 10:18 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Close there m8, here is another rather crude drawing :rolleyes: A cam may lessen the strain more so than a sliding tray, unless there was a passive...
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    10-09-2014, 09:14 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Here is another idea and completely off the wall :eek: What if you could fabricate a rudder that splits in two, as in one flat side facing the other...
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    10-08-2014, 03:05 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Happy to return the favor m8 :) Off the cuff, dual rudder :cool: One suggestion comes immediately to mind is to set the rudders similar to an elevon...
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    10-07-2014, 05:59 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    I kind of suspect the double prop on the Russian boat acts in a similar manner to a standard 4 blade only I would suspect the second prop to pickup...
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    10-06-2014, 03:44 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Okay Jerry as you were :D The Russian boat has a certain eye appeal although running a 4 stroke in reverse may not provide adequate cooling,...
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    10-05-2014, 04:56 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Pardon my confusion :confused: At least you've got it sorted, well done! Let me know what'll be a good candidate for the 4 stroke, I've got an OS and...
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    10-05-2014, 04:54 PM
    You could always follow Jeremy's lead and plop a twin in that thing Lol, all you'd need is a couple of ailerons :rolleyes: The 46 TT is a good engine...
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    10-04-2014, 09:41 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    One curious thought comes to mind, has the 32 been run without the front engine running during your testing? Just wondering if the airflow from the...
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    10-04-2014, 12:44 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Those tanks look to be quite a distance there J, is that the proposed distance only in line with the engines in the end assembly? With the fixed...
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    10-04-2014, 12:38 PM
    Your rig doesn't look all that different than Hooty if I've got the name correct and his was just fine with a ramp of about 4', there's only one way...
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    10-02-2014, 10:11 PM
    It appears the back sponson tube is completely under water and the front one is just touching the surface if I'm not mistaken from what I can tell....
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    10-01-2014, 07:54 PM
    arcdude replied to a thread In-Line Twin projects in RC Airboats
    Are those servo's at the base of each engine? if so I've never seen them with a plug in at the base. If they are the servo's, is that the permanent...
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    Hmm, interesting indeed. It'll be good if he puts up a video of it working for longer than four seconds though :-) . Nice to see someone else working with a rotating turn fin too.
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