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    RE: Aeromarine Titan build

    that is one sexy boat. You'd almost have to smack anyone who said otherwise. btw, is that a gtx800 on that tunnel?
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    RE: Super hawaii help please

    yes you do. Basically, if you have 2, 6 cell packs and want 14.4v, you use a y harness to connect them in series. here's some pics just follow the wires. Sorry I dont really color code, but I tried...
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    RE: Super hawaii help please

    7.2v each, there's several ways to make two 6 cell packs run one one esc to two motors.
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    RE: Super hawaii help please

    personally I'd go with this ESC http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/proddetail.php?prod=rch-vic1032 It's slightly more, but it's water cooled and from a very reputable dealer.

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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    Headhunter, didnt you just ask me this?.......now the questions gone, but I'll leave it up.


    I think it's like a balance, I was over on a real boat forum and they have the same troubles as us....
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    RE: re:jetdrives

    That's boat's pretty nice looking. I think based on the hull shape, you're going to want to read my thread, as well as another thread some of us have started in another section
    this is my build...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    my god how didnt you melt the drive itself? :)guess that ends any question as to how much power the drive can handle.


    I've gone completely nutty. I painted the whole hull to find all the...
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    RE: non boat electric motor (help)

    me too:D:D:D I've had this one for 3 yrs now, the flex drive stays on it at all times. Pretty much all I use is the reinforced cutter wheels and the sanding wheel. I burnt my brushes using that mini...
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    RE: non boat electric motor (help)

    you could try contacting dewalt, from their site it looks like they sell parts. you have to create an account to get into that section. I was pleasantly surprised this week, when I bought brushes for...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    well, I'm letting the epoxy do its thing, since I'm not running the boat anytime soon. It's barely tacky now. It still smells, so that means it's still not done. Tonight I put on runners and began...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    I did firm up, but yeah it's tacky. The funny thing is it turned blue when I mixed it. [:-]. I used the same stuff last year and it was clear. Very odd, it's Elmer resin. Tonite I picked up some good...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    that was a funny story.

    I decided last night to glass in the drive, using some polyester resin I've got a gallon of. Didn't go so well, it never fully cured [:@] I hate when that happens, I...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    the new one is a bit bigger :) size to see them together. I'm willing to sell my aluminum plate for shipping cost. It's still good
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    oh that's true forgot about all the holes already there.......sorry, I thought the minijets came fully assembled. I'm not quite sure why Graupner cant produce a one piece duct. Must be a tooling...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    just CA glue, just make sure you get the whole seam, or it will leak. Afterwards, for good measure you could coat it in epoxy.

    The trick with installing the drive is, put the two halves of the...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    headhunter, you seem to know more about electronics than I, so I guess whatever you think you should do with the power supply. If you think you can supply the camera with the power go for it, I guess...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    yeah, hey somebody's got to do the R&D.
    here's Kehrers specs for the 28mm drive......it's got to be close to the graupners, which means were way over spec [sm=tongue_smile.gif]
    Their specs stay...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    hmm, you'll actually be pushing a little over 25,000rpms under load.

    I cant believe I've been calculating my rpms wrong this whole time. so I'm actually running 25,600rpms. Hmm maybe overdrive...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    I forget who told me around 2100kv, but I just checked at OSE and graupners 700 motors range from about 1500-2050 kv. The highest being the 700 9.6v race.
    I need to contact steven about this at...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    Well, I know Diego boy had good results with a 36-50-2300 in his 26" shockwave, on the 29mm. I've not really broken into BL setups yet, but I would say anything in the 2100-2500 kv range. The 700sc...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    No, no, there will be protection, I just dont want the protection wetted much. I think I'm gonna make an aluminum shield, it'll look ok. What I'm going for here, is the best priming ability, also...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    a mock up, glass tomorrow.
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    Sounds like you need a new servo. At first I said why doesnt he just change the thing, but I didnt see you have a special micro servo....that sux. I use standard servos, I have like 8 of them, so I...
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    RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

    I was in luck today, the only store that sells Dremel tool motor brushes is Lowes. I go today, look and look and all of a sudden a see one package and it was for my model dremel. It was fate I tell...
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    RE: new toy!

    pretty tight. I too wish it didnt need a cowl, I like the lines of the hull without it, but I guess you cant have everything. Oh yeah I sent that snow up there for ya, I was getting tired of it down...
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