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Old 07-09-2011, 08:49 AM
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Default 1/6 - 1/8 scale PT boat

I am thinking of building a 1/6 or 1/8 scale PT Boat (10-14ft) I have a 33" dumas kit and a scratch built 1/20 scale pt boat. Anyone have any experience building a boat of this size? i have already re scaled my plans and drawrings from 1/20th to 1/8. Looking for an idea for a clutch/gear box and engines (2 gas) that would fit nice in this boat.thinking ofwater cooled with functional scale exhaust as on my 1/20th scale but dont know of any motors that would be big enough for a boat this size.


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Old 07-09-2011, 08:06 PM
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that would be cool scale exhaut i did a 5' pt boat and would of like to do the gas with the clutch and gear box but didnt know anything about it so went with eletical motors two 900 still not happy with it would like to see were this goes may rehabit this one or do a new one ,love to build ,good luck,rye
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Default RE: 1/6 - 1/8 scale PT boat

Might as well do what Robert Voorhee did with his large scale PT boat... 15 feet,... Ride in it.
I believe the smaller 8 foot model runs on three trolling motors.

http://www.rktman.com/rlh/gallery/robert/robert.html




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Old 07-10-2011, 04:55 PM
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i saw that awhile back cools thing i ever saw
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Sounds like a cool project.

Looked at [link=http://www.surpluscenter.com/engines.asp?catname=engines]Surpluscenter[/link] for an engine lately?

To water cool you need to have new tops made = $$$. I'm thinking a couple of diesels could possibly be aircooled with forced air - just throwing it out there... I like the idea of scale mufflers.

Check this link to size a [link=http://www.building-model-boats.com/model-boat-motor.html]model boat motor[/link].
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