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Forum: RC Airboats
09-10-2017, 12:36 PM
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Posted By trapper7

I have a bottle of Traxxas Top Fuel %33. Would...

I have a bottle of Traxxas Top Fuel %33. Would this be bad to use in the Engine?
Forum: RC Airboats
05-03-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

The receiver is a surface one. I have no linkages...

The receiver is a surface one. I have no linkages connected.
Forum: RC Airboats
05-03-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Thank you, I i will try your input. i did try...

Thank you, I i will try your input. i did try another brand new servo and it appears the Throttle port on the receiver is solely responsible for the humming (three separate servos all hum!) Any input...
Forum: RC Airboats
05-03-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

I dried out both servos and both work. But its...

I dried out both servos and both work. But its weird, the Throttle port on the receiver makes whatever servo you plug in "humm", like the servo just cant be happy in whatever position its in. The...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-27-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

ordered! thanks.

ordered! thanks.
Forum: RC Airboats
04-27-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Could you post the link for the correct one?...

Could you post the link for the correct one? would this be the right one:...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-26-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Question: as you know the crank shaft protrudes...

Question: as you know the crank shaft protrudes through the prop, then through the washer and then the nut holds it all together. Just seems there is not a lot of depth of thread into the nut. if I...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-24-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

;) Wow, yeah we had it running on a lake in the...

;) Wow, yeah we had it running on a lake in the park by our house and we were imagining what would have happened if she had gone crackers out on the water!! would have been some high action with...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-24-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Thank you. I opened up the one causing issues and...

Thank you. I opened up the one causing issues and their was definite moisture inside...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-23-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

The boat is a winner! Took an hour to figure out...

The boat is a winner! Took an hour to figure out how to steer and get decent control. Up on plane she FLIES!! Bust one prop when it partially flipped and the blades hit the roll cage. We ran it for 2...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-18-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Do you install 'off' switches in your...

Do you install 'off' switches in your receiver/servo box cover? (To avoid unscrewing the lid).
Forum: RC Airboats
04-17-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

HAHA Yes we have an inflatable kayak.

HAHA Yes we have an inflatable kayak.
Forum: RC Airboats
04-17-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Burned another tank on our wet lawn last night,...

Burned another tank on our wet lawn last night, seems fast. Gonna be interesting on water.
Forum: RC Airboats
04-14-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Couldn't figure out how to post video. May get...

Couldn't figure out how to post video. May get her out on the water tomorrow. BTW, have you ever seen a glow plug leaking by the center pin? Looks like it was bubling so i replaced it. I wonder if...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-14-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

had real problems getting her to run...fed her...

had real problems getting her to run...fed her through carb with dropper. Finally ran lroperly. Must have been water someplace. Ran her on wood chips, my son at the controls!
Forum: RC Airboats
04-13-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

2209517fixed!

2209517fixed!
Forum: RC Airboats
04-12-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

One thing I am considering is slicing an angle on...

One thing I am considering is slicing an angle on the bottom trailing edge of the flaps. At lower speeds they drag in the water. Any thoughts?
Forum: RC Airboats
04-11-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

K moved engine so it hangs from prop ok. Waiting...

K moved engine so it hangs from prop ok. Waiting for next op
Forum: RC Airboats
04-10-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2209195 Its just weird, do I move the engine (blade fulcum forward) or backward (due to engine weight)!
Forum: RC Airboats
04-10-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Trying to understand the physics here: Why does...

Trying to understand the physics here: Why does the boat operate best with the bow hanging at roughly a 20-30 degree angle downward (hung from the prop tips)?
Forum: RC Airboats
04-10-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Trying to understand the science here: Why does...

Trying to understand the science here: Why does the boat operate best with the bow hanging at roughly a 20-30 degree angle downward (hung from the prop tips)?
Forum: RC Airboats
04-10-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

When the boat sits in the water should it sit...

When the boat sits in the water should it sit level?
Forum: RC Airboats
04-09-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

OH my...she went pretty good. Our CG is perhaps...

OH my...she went pretty good. Our CG is perhaps not ideal. And i think the flaps are too low to the water surface. So they were dragging. Long story short, she flipped on a turn. Any wisdom how to...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-09-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Well, shes about finished! We tried things out on...

Well, shes about finished! We tried things out on some dry grass. At first we had trouble starting. Pretty sure it was due to having the carb set for 20% Nitro, while we now have 5%. Once at a richer...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-05-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,277
Posted By trapper7

Just had to add some racing...

Just had to add some racing stripes!http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2208564
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