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08-06-2011, 09:47 AM
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Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

3/16" arrow aluminum rivit with a slip on piece of silicone fuel tubing is the ticket for rudder shear pins guys. It it a tooless repair if you do shear a shear pin. The fuel tubing has enough...
08-01-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

looks like tower thinks it should raise the price on the rio[&o].
My buddy and I each sheared our rudder shear pins once. My buddis boat didn't shear the shear bolt the second time, it broke the...
07-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

one hole in the transom. if you get some silicone tubing, aerotrend I believe is what I had, and put it on the exit end of the pipe that will let the pipe mount at its stock lenght which gives a few...
07-29-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

I have to recomend the warehouse hobies wet pipe. More power and no headache. super easy to install. about a hundred bucks but you will enjoy the boat then.
07-24-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

I recieved my rio on Thursday from Tower Hobbies. I went through it checking the stuff that should be loctited was, balanced stock prop, generally went over the boat. From one of my buddies boats I...
07-17-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

I see a lot of talk about oil and ratios in this thread also. whh recomends amsoil saber at 32-1. My m5 has quite a bit of time on it with no issues stock plug, easy starts plenty of power. I...
07-17-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,983
Posted By babflyer

RE: Aquacraft Rio 51z

I don't own a rio 51z, I have a whh enforcer team pro, vid of it can be watched by searching youtube for the user babflyer. My buddies rio needed the drive shaft re soldered as it broke right off the...
04-19-2010, 07:56 PM
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Views: 326,923
Posted By babflyer

RE: New Hangar 9 1.50 P-51 Build

flew my mustang a handfull of times now. I felt the stock cg or atleast what I interpreted to be the stock cg was way to tail heavy. I have shifted the cg and like it much better. I am powering...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 653,730
Posted By babflyer

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

Fixing the choke linkage made the engine pop on the third flip, choke off and two more flips and its running just like any other gasser. Leaned the low end a little each flight tonight and getting a...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 653,730
Posted By babflyer

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

No tuned pipe, just the stock muffler. Rpms were in the 7k's with that zinger pro 18x10. Im on the rich side I am pretty sure, trying to break it in the way I always have done airplane engines. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-18-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 653,730
Posted By babflyer

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

I have a handful of flights with this motor on a hangar 9 150 size mustang. First flight dead sticked. I think the fuel line kinked with the added heat of actually flying with the cowl on. I knew...
03-26-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 156,409
Posted By babflyer

RE: ENFORCER OWNERS ~~ This is your thread

here is a vid of my team pro. I had a magnum 57 but sold the hull to a neighbor and bought this hull. Graphics are by Kirbys Kustom Graphics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LvogbM2t1Y My old...
03-07-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By babflyer

3rd year for track in central ohio

this will be the third year for guys getting together to have fun racing primarily slashes and buggies. Sometimes it pretty laid back racing and sometimes there is a pretty good crowd of some of the...
03-06-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By babflyer

RE: Anybody crawl near marysville ohio

search for babflyer on youtube or go to www.pinedriverc.blogspot.com
11-15-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 184,854
Posted By babflyer

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

3 more flights today on my spitfire. It got many compliments at the local field, its funny that there are so many arfs these days that they aren't as recognizable(as arfs) as they used to be. For...
11-13-2009, 03:11 PM
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Views: 184,854
Posted By babflyer

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

I got to maiden my spitfire today 11-13-09 no wind and in the 60's and pure sunshine. Who would think you would have a perfect day in november in Ohio lol.

Mine has a os 91 with a dynathrust...
05-08-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,728
Posted By babflyer

RE: Slash or desert truck

the slash is longer which should improve handling and stability in slides, wheels look to be close to the same diameter. buggies handle fine with small wheels and less ground clearance. The losi is...
09-10-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By babflyer

RE: Spektrum in Magnum 57??

I tried a couple am 27 band dependable radios with no luck. This is my first time using a failsafe and it would kick in way to soon. I bought a jr xs3 pro and its doing well although the failsafe...
09-10-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By babflyer

RE: Water pick ups?

Rudder pickups may be better for the racer but Tony told me there is a reason for the transom pickup he makes. He said to many people that are newbies dig the rudders into the muddy bottom and clog...
09-10-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By babflyer

RE: AM vs FM

you know thats illegal to use that 9c for your boats unless you bought one on a ground frequency which they do make I think. Yeah you might not get caught but its not cool to be doing that kind of...
08-30-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By babflyer

RE: Specks? "Magnum 57"

whats that trailor going to cost you? I saw the website and liked the looks of things but didn't see any prices.
08-30-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,635
Posted By babflyer

RE: Best Deep V for the $

I may be wrong but my understanding is that the magnum is the boat to have for rough water and the team pro is the boat for speed. speed and rough water handling aren't two things that really go...
08-27-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 89,221
Posted By babflyer

RE: Pro Boat Mini-V EP RTR

Man these mini-v's are a sweet boat. My buddy now has 2 and his nephew says he is going to get one. We tried a blast as it was cheap and thought since we had batteries and chargers for that size...
08-15-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By babflyer

namba insurance?

Anyone know if NAMBA insurance would cover you if you were involved in an accident while running a gas boat on a resivoir from a real boat?
04-20-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 135,148
Posted By babflyer

RE: Proboat Miss Budweiser 1/12 – Awesome!

I have the lumar and the vegas. The vegas runs well with the stock motor. The lumar runs well with an os.18 with I think a prather 215 prop? don't quote me on the prop as its been on it a while...
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