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Old 04-13-2011, 07:10 AM
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Here is the new - recycled woody.
foam, cedar strips and maple veneer.
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Old 04-13-2011, 07:38 AM
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Buy them? We are builders, not buyers!

It is 1/6th scale, Barbie size.

It is not electic start, it has an on board glow system.







We cast our own parts.



Note power assit cylinders



insturment cluster.



We have several boats, and a couple in the shop




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Old 04-13-2011, 07:55 AM
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Wow ! very cool.
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Old 04-13-2011, 01:18 PM
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Awesome Boats Kimbergirl..... what did you use for exhaust tubing? It looks good!
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Old 04-13-2011, 03:29 PM
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The exhaust pipe is gas line, it had some kind of yellow plastic on
it and the sand blaster wouldn't touch it so we burnt it first and
then sand blasted it.

It is 5/8" BTW.

Thanks for all the nice comments.





The motor is a Thunder Tiger 61 with a 11X7x3 prop.

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Old 04-13-2011, 04:03 PM
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How does it run in the water, do you have any videos? I'd like to see how it handles...looks like a nice running boat for sure.
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Old 04-13-2011, 04:50 PM
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Pics are nice, I too would like to see vids as well.
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:01 PM
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As soon as the weather gets nice enough to get the big boat out we
will have some vid's for you.

Our "big" boat is only 12' BTW!
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:48 PM
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Wow you put a lot of work into your boats kimbergirl they look Awesome!
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Old 04-13-2011, 07:38 PM
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Thanks.

This is my boat. I do a lot of the sanding and most of the scroll saw work on
all the boats, but this on I did almost all the work work and helped with
the paint and graphics. Brad does the set up part.

It is very light, under 4 1/2 lbs. Thunder Tiger 36 with a 10X6 prop.



Bottom



Insides



It is a 24" version of the spider boat, Designed by Jasper at
RC Airboat World.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:31 AM
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New Race Boat.... should have some videos in the next week or so.




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Old 04-23-2011, 07:37 AM
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:15 PM
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here is my first boat. i didn't build it myself or anything im still a noob to RC boating but learning all i can. the pop-sickle sticks on the rudders were a quick fix for an accident i had transporting it.








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First airboat made from 2 different kits.

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Old 10-25-2013, 06:48 PM
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Default Outrigger airboat

Great looking airboats guys! I like to thumb through the pictures to get ideas. I turned my brothers outrigger into an airboat. It's powered by a Jett 56lx. It absolutly screams across the lake! I'm still working out the bugs though. I hope these post.
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Old 10-25-2013, 07:46 PM
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Nice.
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Hello.
Very interesting model. Have you has a film from swimming ? ? ?

Greetings from Poland.
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Old 10-27-2013, 12:51 PM
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I had my scale boat out this weekend and remembered that I had not posted it in this thread before. 33" long, 4S power, Scorpion SII-3026/1090 and a 9x6 prop. Runs low 30s, way over scale speed.




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My test boat having a hard time in rough conditions :-)


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Wow there are some very nice boats grate work to all here is mine it's a pacer and I'm running a os65 with a 12-10 prop
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That's one beautiful hydro Jeremy! Any video?



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[QUOTE=Got RPM;11722332]That's one beautiful hydro Jeremy! Any video?


It really is an excellent project.
Stat Construction and video:
In-Line Twin projects
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Yes, there's a link in the thread Carlosam pointed to, but here it is direct:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSfoFvv_gkk&list=UUw8b4mq7g44FwvGq97q6aKw&feature=share I've made some improvements since that first run, I'll get some decent video when the weather is better.
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