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Forum: RC Airboats
02-16-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

..Well, I had a Bit of a Set-Back..Tried to improvise to correct, and found that I was going to cause myself more Grief and a Bigger Set-back in the Long Run..So I`ve had a bit of a delay..Will be...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-16-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By D Bronk

RE: motor size?

Yes..Think,, "Foam Core Wings"
Forum: RC Airboats
02-16-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By D Bronk

RE: glass shell??

..Maybe you can use a Wax paper use a Spray Adhessive to hold it Tight to your Mold..I`ve never tried that.. But,,

..You Can Lay up Your Boat, Right on top of the Plug that`s shaped like the...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-07-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By D Bronk

RE: anyone remeber the Puddle Jumper?

It`s probably (siezed)Just the Castor oil thickened Warm it up with some sort of heat source and she`ll move again.Take the plastic parts off..If it`s a Cox ,Don`t Force it by turning the Crank...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-06-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Thanks Dad..Don`t have anything for pics at the moment ,but later on, sometime today should have something to show again..I taught myself a few things with this build,that I wasn`t certain...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-05-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,398
Posted By D Bronk

RE: Doubledog's building a luftboot

I hear You..If I order online, or go to the Hobby Shop ,The 100 mile round trip costs me the same as having things Shipped..I also don`t recall ever leaving the store, or placing an order of 1 item.I...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-05-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

.. I`m at this point shown in pics..I`ll have Aluminum Brazing to do Next, and then some more parts to make, for this Contraption.. I think I have a Knack, for making things Really,Really,...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-04-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

..Well I had to take some Time ,to Get the Drawings in my Head for the rudder set-up, into Microsoft Paint and finally to a Scaled and printed Pattern to work from..Looking at the first Ruff Sketch,...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-04-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,152
Posted By D Bronk

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?

boatman1, Nice bit of aerobatics..LOL:)
Forum: RC Airboats
02-04-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,398
Posted By D Bronk

RE: Doubledog's building a luftboot

Wouldn`t it cost the same ,if one of the Guys had one,as it would if you placed an order? what about something like this-

http://www.shops-4-you.de/rc-verbrenner.html


...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-04-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By D Bronk

RE: Round Nose Hydro

Nice.. up untill the Boat ran off the Screen and made that Thud when it hit the Tree..Looks like you have it running very nicely though..Not much Snow where your at, Though.:)
Forum: RC Airboats
02-04-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By D Bronk

RE: pics of a newbee foamie

Hi nick3434 ..What happened to the Hull, you had pics of ,in your First post.?? You didn`t try to put fiberglass with a polyester Resin on it ,did you ?..I really liked the "Style" of your Design on...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

.I think that`s it for now..

..I will have to Mention some Metalurgy later on, in Regards to Annealing and Quenching. The thin Wall Square Tubing,I think it`s K&S made, has gone from Soft, to...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

The 3 pics take you, to a finished Joint that should look like what`s shown in L.ast picture
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

To Step #2 ,of the instructions on the Package that My filler Rods came in. I had to set-up as is shown in Pic#2,&,#3 .I needed to have the Parts," Square " to each other, in both the Port to...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

I should mention Quickly about the Flame of the Torch..1`st pic. is from the other day after the Diffuser tip Fell out of my Mini torch. 2`nd pic is the correct look of the Flame..I did end up useing...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

.. getting into pic#1 about the Brush needed .I you look closely you`ll see that some of my parts have Black Crud on them..That`s due to me Thinking I had a Wooden Handle brush, of the correct type...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Start by Getting all the tools & materials together, wherever you decide you`ll be working.Missing from the pic#1, is a Roll of toilet paper. I use that because it is cheap,Handy,and with a White...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-02-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

..All-right finally have something to show.A couple pics of a "as is " finished Joints.The end result prior to a Finish grind,for Cosmetic appeal.The joint can be left "as is" also,that`s a decision...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-01-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,152
Posted By D Bronk

RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ?

Hey ,Where have you been ?? anyway "RE: Anybody besides me running on snow/ice ? " I would call it more of a Crashing type of thing though..LOL ..My youngest Nephew is over Here, So we`ll see what...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-01-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Hi all .Finaly got my torch back in action.All the screwing around, I did with it,Dump out the refillable tank a bunch of times,Taking the Torch apart & Cleaning a Torch that didn`t need cleaning a...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-01-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

..Actually here`s a pic of what I`m dealing with.I have some parts setup on the Boat to join, and the torch ,you can see the Flame will not adjust to a nice , sharp, neutral flame as needed..Worse...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-01-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,011
Posted By D Bronk

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Hi Crispy..I`ve been Screwing around with a Brand new ,mini Butane torch.That I bought a couple weeks ago. A $4.00 Tool .The neighbor Has one and it works Great,That`s why I bought this one:eek: ..I...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-31-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By D Bronk

RE: 24" Cajun Gator plans .40 build

Good to see a fresh thread..It gets Pretty Quiet (dead) in this forum sometimes..I`ll be watching...;)
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