Oz..'s boards taking shape !
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Oz..'s boards taking shape !
Just before Supper - a quick session down at our local famous 'Muizenberg' beach - a mecca for beginner surfers from all around the world ! ......
a touch lumpy - bumpy - windy - even small - YET...
and So !....another creative Bro rc Surfer journey begins......this time we are off to OZ !
Two 28" CrackerJack Bro rc Surfer boards being built for separate clients in Down Under OZ !...One...
Packaging a Bro rc Surfer to survive the long journey over land and sea is as much a Technical design measure as when building the board.
The idea is to float (suspend) the board...
Weekend activities !
Jensen strutting his stuff with his 2s set up - 3650/2930kv - 27mm prop - both he and the board showed great promise .....real fun to share the rc Surfing STOKE with the boys...
A 2s Set up for the YOUNGιr rc Surfers - more than fast enough - within their control .....can later run 3s set up..
Combo - 3650/2930kv - 120A esc - 2s -5000mAh - 27 mm prop ( plastic) 7 degree...
Howzit Christian .....thank you !.... for the order !.....Glad that you have enjoyed and benefited from the build process. Additional components will be supplied.....as well as a board stand.
Done and Dusted...or rather ' polished' ....:cool:
Last - but - not least - the Bi-Fin ..... a well proven and variably dynamic rudder/fin
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Bonding Bro dude to the hatch cover .....
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Is it RIGHT-ing ?.....testing for correct righting / position of the surfer dude before permanently bonding it to the hatch cover
Bro dude stands 36cm's (14.5"s) tall from hatch cover - weighs 2.5...
Fabricating the last of the hardware components for the drive shaft assembly - made of Stainless Steel and Aluminium ....
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Can't get more authentic than Neoprene and Lycra .. 28" CrackerJack Bro kitted out with the rash vest....thanks to Lisa-Marie's great tailoring skills
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From surfing the CrackerJack I have experienced - to set up the ideal weight for the surf conditions I add 200g's of lead into the POD around the CG position...keeps the board in the water and...
And that's a WRAP !
36' boards boxed ready to be shipped to the UK !.....
Once again - big thanks to Geoff for pushing me to build /develop the 36"s ......thanks to those who have...
Water Proofing the ESC and Steering servo.......don't believe it when they say "waterproof".....it's NOT. Simply using TikTak ( Blue Tak in the US) and insulation tape - proven to work extremely well...
Sunday evening session !....great BroFun weekend !.....:cool:
Filling in the appendages before final sanding and polish.....
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Bro suited up - ready for rash vest fitting ...
Had a Whale of a time surfing in the Bay to-day !
Hey ! .....it's Friday !....great session to-day - Bro up to his 'moves'again !.....great weekend all ! .....BroFun !
Thanks Thijs ........I to am very happy with the big boards .....showing much potential. I will start shaping my very own 36" CrackerJack on Monday !
What colour will you be applying to your build...
Howzit Christian !.....as with all the builds ....your build will be flat water tested .....and a housing layout picture will be posted.
The specs are as you have them......add to that I set the...
Once the flat water test's have been carried out successfully......ensuring correct balance..and righting... the Bro surfer dude can be permanently bonded to the hatch cover...using a slow set epoxy....
Thanks BC .....very happy to see them run so well straight off the bench...I am especially happy with the scale ratio of surfer dude to board size ..
If the coupling is tightened up well it should...
Time to get the ShredΑ WET !...