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Forum: RC Scale Boating 12-28-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By apache 1
I'll build anything you want. I live 4 hrs away...

I'll build anything you want. I live 4 hrs away near Toronto, so shipping things shouldn't be too bad. Let me know what you want. Perhaps I can give you an estimate on the time and money factor.
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 12-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By apache 1
Insane Crackerbox

Built a crackerbox a couple years ago. Was thinking of a Mr Ivans because I like the seamless shear line of a wooden boat as aposed to the shoe box construction of the fibre glass hulls.Went with the...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 12-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By apache 1
Hey RC guy, Haven't had the chance to put it in...

Hey RC guy, Haven't had the chance to put it in the water yet. But i will tell, it came with a lot of **** needed tightning down before I could even test fire it.
Randy's vid has made me jealous....
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 12-07-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By apache 1
Thanks for saying so Randy. Wasn't really fishing...

Thanks for saying so Randy. Wasn't really fishing for compliments, just trying to get my foot back in the door around here. Looks like it might be a long winter .
Might post the cracker box I did a...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 12-06-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,138
Posted By apache 1
I've decided to go electric with this. I'm...

I've decided to go electric with this. I'm struggling too much to get everything in with out compromizing the looks of it. Never mind carving up all the ribs and losing its strength.
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 12-05-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By apache 1
This is what I ended up doing with this boat. Got...

This is what I ended up doing with this boat. Got that new Arrowshark engine cheap on ebay , curious about it. Used a mount that works with torque bolts from the top rather than side thinking it...
Forum: RC Sailboats 12-05-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By apache 1
Sorry for the misunderstanding mfrO2. Victor...

Sorry for the misunderstanding mfrO2. Victor models makes a 1m version of the Australia 2 as well as a Stars & Stripes. Remenissent of the 1983 race when the Aussies won along with a little...
Forum: Off Topic Forum - Boats 12-03-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,650
Posted By apache 1
I'm Phil. Another mason. Uneducated farm boy who...

I'm Phil. Another mason. Uneducated farm boy who hit the city of Toronto on his motorcycle when I was 16. I live in Oakville now with my wife,( japanese submarine captains' daughter, apple didn't...
Forum: RC Sailboats 11-30-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By apache 1
Thanks for replying. Been too busy during...

Thanks for replying. Been too busy during daylight hours these days anyway. I'll most likely figure a new system much like yourself. As to it's performance, that all sounds rather disapointing. I'm...
Forum: RC Sailboats 11-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By apache 1
Australia 2

I picked up an Australia 2 from Victor models recently. It's used and already assembled. I only had to set the mast back in place with all lines attached already.
The previous owner(builder), passed...
Forum: Off Topic Forum - Boats 10-20-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,681
Posted By apache 1
RE: An open letter to Horizon Hobbies, Champaign Illinois

My opinion is not an ignorant one. It is based on my own military experience and life in the barracks. I doubt that much has changed in the last 30 years and I'm greatly offended by such a flippant...
Forum: Off Topic Forum - Boats 10-16-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,681
Posted By apache 1
RE: An open letter to Horizon Hobbies, Champaign Illinois

I have a deep respect for the members of the military based over seas.
However I don't feel that the pursuit of the rc hobby is apropriate for a soldier while stationed in an active duty situation...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-15-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,138
Posted By apache 1
RE: apache owners

Sorry Adriano, I misunderstood. I was under the impression that you were building this as a gift for family friends, owner of the Cigarrette company. That would be a hard person to impress and that...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-15-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,893
Posted By apache 1
RE: Fastest Apache with single 26 cc engine ?

I would try the sikk with the same prop before trying bigger ones. Just to make sure you actually have more power.
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-15-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,644
Posted By apache 1
RE: I'm disgusted

Hi Stu. I wouldn't fret over that ding in your boat. I've seen worse on new ones straight out of the original box from that particular manufacturer and others. It wont cause it to sink and you will...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-15-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,138
Posted By apache 1
RE: apache owners

I could never pay that much for a paint job on an rc boat. I'll suffer with my own less than perfect jobs. Part of the hobby. You intend on presenting this as a gift as I remember so you might want a...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-10-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,644
Posted By apache 1
RE: I'm disgusted

Its thanksgiving Stu.
Go boating with your mates. Otherwise you'll be known as the stick in the mud with the nice boat. I'd just suggest mixing up your own batch of fuel though if possible....
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-10-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,644
Posted By apache 1
RE: I'm disgusted

Hey Stu, did you get your new cat in the water yet this week end. It looks great, think you did ok on that one. Can you see what I mean now about limited space for a clutch?
You were way off on...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 10-10-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 237,488
Posted By apache 1
RE: THE UNOFFICIAL SHOCKWAVE 36 THREAD

Had mine out today. It gets a little better each time . I only have about half a gallon through it so far. I can still lean it up a little and I'm really keeping the nose down right now . I'm...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-09-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,644
Posted By apache 1
RE: I'm disgusted

Hey Stu, hope you don't mind me asking, what kind of ship did you serve on during your stint in the navy? My father inlaw is an old submarine commander. When I met him for the first time he gave me...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-03-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,138
Posted By apache 1
RE: apache owners

It looks a little far aft Mart but I think maybe only an inch or two. He does have the tank pretty well forward and it looked pretty good on the water. I actually asked you once before what the diff...
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-03-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By apache 1
RE: Chriscraft

Cool, very,very , cool. You know you have to keep that don't you? Did you always know about it? That is so cool.
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-03-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,893
Posted By apache 1
RE: Fastest Apache with single 26 cc engine ?

I got mine going over 60mph on several occasions. It was in the back of my truck at the time though. LOL. Sorry, I couldn't resist that.
In all seriousness it seems any mile per hour over 50 seems...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-03-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,138
Posted By apache 1
RE: apache owners

I know what you mean Jared. So many choices out there. When I built my apache it was a matter of water cooling a weed eater engine or running with the hatch off. Hardware decisions were octura,...
Forum: Speed - RC Gas Boats 10-02-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By apache 1
RE: When you flip your boat....

I'd suggest cleaning out your entire fuel system as well. Water may have gotten into your tank and lines too
I got a suggestion for you too RCguy. Clean up your spelling ,grammer and punctuation....
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