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  1. Thread: RC Surfer

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    Thanks Dom, both are 24" x 8.5, about 40mm thick,...

    Thanks Dom, both are 24" x 8.5, about 40mm thick, the new one has more deep vee, more nose volume and less tail rocker. Hard to see difference on the picture tho.
  2. Thread: RC Surfer

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    Bear, you replied so quick, i did not see, will...

    Bear, you replied so quick, i did not see, will be using the bags from now...
  3. Thread: RC Surfer

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    Dom, any idea why the fire happened? Was the...

    Dom, any idea why the fire happened? Was the battery under 3v/cells, or was it swollen prior to charge?

    I have a few swollen Nano-tech pack at home, still use them occasionally, but never felt...
  4. Thread: RC Surfer

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    Seaking ESC (and the Turnigy copy) works with air...

    Seaking ESC (and the Turnigy copy) works with air radio, i have 7 boards set like that, you first need to calibrate the throttle range.

    calibrating the throttle range works in 90% of the cases,...
  5. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi Kite,

    I think that shapping is the way to go for Surf building, your surf is original,my surf isa copy of a chinese copy!!

    The french forum is http://********.*****.fr. feel free to join /...
  6. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi guys,

    Here isthe molded glass teint board, not finished yet but close to.I still have to trim andpolish the hull so it will shine.

    YPC I like your work! for me I solved the bounce issueby...
  7. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi guys,

    wow the forum is really taking up on RC Surf, I am glad to seeyour boards in actionand some brillant ideas on the way.

    I am still busy with my work and had no time to do anything...
  8. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    It needs 2 rudders, one on each side of the jet, and yes there is no need for the jet orientation thing.

    Ideally the bottom hull should be re-design to allow for better flow.

    I agree on the...
  9. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Sound good to me,



    Dan,any suggestion on the Jet Drive?

    I was thinking about doing one, here is what the Gaupner stuff would look like on a standard board, first one could work but may be...
  10. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Saildoggie, the blue or white insulation foam isthe styrofoam or roofmate stuff. It is extruded polystyrene, I used it on my red and white custom board. it is not as good as PU or expanded...
  11. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Thanks for the comments guys,

    Hugh the board is 750mm long by 200mm wide I used the outline of the template I sent to Joke (excepted for the tail) the rest was to complicated to shape so I just...
  12. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Maui Boys,

    Your boards are sick!!! Nice work.

    I've started my first foam shape in styro the other week. As Cananzi said before building boards is really ''addictive''.

    A+
  13. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    thanks kitekook, i think i got it now
  14. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    http://youtu.be/aOxBfPxEjgI

    Anyone can explain me how to do the embed display?
  15. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    http://www.youtube.com/v/aOxBfPxEjgI
  16. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    http://youtu.be/aOxBfPxEjgI

    Thanks John,

    Here is the vid, same day the pictures were taken.

    A+
  17. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi guys,

    got a little surf this mornig withtwo boards andcouple of nice 1 foot sets, i got close to a barrel, not sure if it was one really, lol. will upload the video soon.

    a+
  18. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Cananzi, nice one mate! your board must be really fast, would love to see a pict of your set up.

    I will start soon building a foam shape too, I can't wait.

    thanks, all for sharing your tricks, ...
  19. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Jock your stringer is very intriging! it lookverry good tooI wonder if you made it your self or if you found a blank like that.

    Cananzi nice board, your might want to do a little trimming on the...
  20. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hey lolo,

    I guess your going to use the yellow one for the next paralympic rc surf game,
    at this stage he is a dead winner, make sure you keep practicing, youdon't want to bebeatten by a hit by a...
  21. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    My new buddy is on its way
  22. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Cananzi,

    On the vid I use 3S 2650MAh pack, i stopped after 7 min and still had about 3.6V / cell, so I guess I can get arround 15 min by slowing down a bit

    I suppose it all depends on how heavy...
  23. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi guys,

    here is some footage of my model board No 2. It lack of swell a lot but the surf is running sweet.

    <iframe width="1280" height="750" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/kOp8MypWGCc"...
  24. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    Hi guys.

    I like your pics Jimi.

    strange spots surf...
  25. Thread: RC Surfer

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    RE: RC Surfer

    my first board, thats a cheeck butshe's ok
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