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Forum: Speed - Electric 08-17-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

I finally got my SMX to a lake and was able to get 3 more fantastic runs. This is a great little boat. Flipped her 2 times on her hatch, no problem, just a blip of throttle, she self rights, and I...
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-15-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

My 1st revolt had serious alignment issues with the motor and stuffing tube/flex shaft alignment. I called Hobbico and the tech guy said "its fine to run it that way as long as the shaft isn't...
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-15-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

Maybe call them and tell them you just found out about the issue. They should have included a hard copy of the issues needing attention with the manual.

The chimps doing the fix probably have no...
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-15-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

There lies your problem sir. Check the Aquacraft website for an addenum about 2 issues with this boat. 1. water inlet 2. removal of glue from shipping tape on the hatch/canopy

The water inlet on...
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-15-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

Did you open up the water inlet on the rudder blade? Maybe you are not getting enough cooling?
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-04-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,542
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Choosen Offshore Warrior 2 Updates(Video Inside)

I am a trained chimphttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/biggrin.gif and I love my Super Mono X. Good little boat for the money
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-23-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

Too big and heavy for our little SMX. I guess you could grind it down to fithttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/tongue_smile.gif
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-23-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

Thanks for posting the pictures. I called Towerhobbies and they were nice enough to send me a UPS return label, so my defective Silver/white Revolt 30 is on her way back. I hope the next one they...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-23-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

I called Hobbico and the tech guy says it is ok as long as the flex shaft isn't rubbing the stuffing tube.
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-23-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

here is a picture (see next post)
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-21-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,162
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30

I just unboxed my new silver rxr Revolt. The motor and the flex shaft/stuffing tubing look to be misaligned like a drunk chimp built...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-20-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

My early b-day present arrived today......Silver/red Revolt 30. Ordered up some Zippy 2s 5000mah 45c batteries to power her. OSE upgrade flex shaft, thrust bearing, and will buy new props too when...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-20-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Ok, thanks for the heads up. I got 2 more runs in (finally the prop/shaft stayed put) on the SMX yesterday evening. My wife had never seen me run it before, and she couldn't stop laughing when she...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-17-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Hook means...drag.???

Got my parts ordered, thanks again!
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-17-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

thanks for the help

I think I understand. So, the flex shaft is cut then right? Does the permatex hold everything together?


So...short piece of flex inside brass tubing which fits inside new...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-17-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Ok, looks good. I'll pm my address so you can send me yourshttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/teeth_smile.gif

I was looking @ Offshore elctrics and it looks like...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-17-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Ok thanks.

I'm not sure if the grease I'm getting on the flex is the problem or what. I wouldn't mind upgrading to the Octura flex.
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-17-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Well, even after removing both grub srews and re-loktiting and tightening the grubs as hard as I could the prop shaft let loose again.???? Should I solder the end where the grubs seat?

Also, my...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-16-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

I had a great run today! Made it 3 feet and the shaft w/ prop came loose. DOH! Some idiot (me) only tightened up one of the two grub screws after greasing the shaft from the last run. Note to...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-15-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

I will be using my NQD jet boat for a rescue. Tennis ball w/ 20lb fishing line. Put the ball in the nook behind the drivers, motor out and around troubled boat and pull ball with boat back in.

Or...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-15-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

Thanks everyone for the input.

I don't think a tunnel hull will be good for me. too much wind in the afternoon. I'm leaning towards the Revolt 30 Rx ready. Although, I'm intrigued by the Motley....
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-11-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,796
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Joysway Super Mono X

Hey MassiveO,

Have you figured out the range of the stock tx and rx? I am wondering if I should bother switching over to my Futaba gear? The range seems fine for where I am running, I'm just not...
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-10-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

Thanks fatbill.

Looks to be backordered. Should be available again NEXT year knowing Hobby King.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/biggrin.gif
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-10-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

I've read good things about the UL-1. I'm not sure a Hydro could handle the chop I may encounter if I am running when it is windy. Hydros require smooth water, correct?
Forum: Speed - Electric 07-10-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Wavekatcher
RE: Which boat would you get?

I'll pass on the Traxxas Fartan.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/tongue_smile.gif All the reading/research I've done says the Fartan is the biggest POS FE anyone...
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