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Dwr Bachgen 01-23-2013 01:18 PM

Next Step
Hello , i am looking for some advise, i have recently bought a rc boat , and am slowly learning and enjoying it. My first job was to change the Batteries which i have done , i now have a <span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(251, 252, 255);">NIMH 4.8v 5000 mah</span>, But the its speed is very slow so what would be the next step to increase its speed , different motor or prop ???

Dwr Bachgen 01-23-2013 01:32 PM

RE: Next Step
This is my current rc boat , not the best but its a start


leebart121 01-23-2013 08:05 PM

RE: Next Step
looks like the earth race boat that petter bathone built.

Dwr Bachgen 01-24-2013 12:07 AM

RE: Next Step
I only wish it was as fast, but yes it does look like it a little. I have taken the 2 top fins off my boat as I felt they added to much weight to the aft. There has been no effect on the stability of the boat.

Dan S 01-25-2013 08:45 AM

RE: Next Step
You would need more voltage than 4.8 to get more speed, but without knowing if the motor or esc are rated for anything higher than 4.8 no way of knowing.
website doesn't tell anything useful, anything in the manual?
other option would be to remove everything and upgrade. can you put pics of the actual setup ?


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