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03-20-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 28,600
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Outrigger boat called the

Well as long as this is a Crapshooter thread I have decided to put my .90 boat up for sale, it is in the for sale section, might want to check it out.

Roy
03-11-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 247,828
Posted By Big Roy

RE: THE OFFICIAL SHOCKWAVE 36 THREAD

Yes 8 oz. in the bow in the hollow of each pool noodle, then 2 oz. under the gas tank.
03-09-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 247,828
Posted By Big Roy

RE: THE OFFICIAL SHOCKWAVE 36 THREAD

I had a SW 36, what a great boat! Here are my findings as I got top peak performance out of my boat like you would not beleive, all on Blue thunder 20% fuel.

Best flex cable - just run a stock...
01-01-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Big Roy

RE: NITRO fuel

find someone close to pick it up, then just do relays with members driving to distribute it, works for me
01-01-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Big Roy

RE: NITRO fuel

Ya mail ordering it would be out of the question, I do go to Al's hobby shop often. I do belong to a club but not sure if we can get a bulk buy. We were going to get from FHM but that seems out of...
01-01-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,994
Posted By Big Roy

RE: fastest RTR around?

Switch, I can tell you that Proboat stands behind their products and the customer service is outstanding. I ran a Proboat Shockwave 36 nitro boat last season as my first boat, very fast and really...
01-01-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Big Roy

NITRO fuel

Ok guys looks like it is going to be a tough season to find reasonable priced nitro fuel. Anyone have a source for 50% I am in Illinois and it seems everyone has car and heli fuel, not much on the...
01-01-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Big Roy

RE: converting from tigerdrive to belt drive?

Leave the starter on and buy the belt, it is the best way to start on the belt, trust me
12-07-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,882
Posted By Big Roy

RE: TRAXXAS BLAST

I think I will still use the fishing reel method, although I love the short line method. Problem is trying to pull in a .45 rigger boat, thats a chore in itself and I think the Blast would self...
12-07-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Big Roy

RE: stalled boat retrieval?

Slingshots, you have to be very careful, where I run it is in a forrest preserve and you will get a nice $250.00 ticket and may be arrested as well. Same goes for inflatable boats. I now use my blast...
12-07-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 247,828
Posted By Big Roy

RE: THE UNOFFICIAL SHOCKWAVE 36 THREAD

Guys I have my Shockwave for sale in the boat section of the sale ads, LIKE NEW
10-26-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Old hull restore?

Good question, I am not sure. Why not call K&B directly, or look on http://www.intlwaters.com/index.php
Ask this question in the outboard forum, there are tons of racers on that site, they would...
10-26-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By Big Roy

RE: When I start it, Thundercat goes in reverse?

Be careful if using a electric drill on a tiger drive system, I learned the hard way, tore up 2 units in one weekend. If you hydrolock the drill will strip all the teeth off the gears! Trust me this...
10-26-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Big Roy

RE: K&B 3.5 Outboard

My son runs a MC9 plug and my dynamite T wrench fits hust fine
10-26-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Big Roy

RE: stalled boat retrieval?

AHHHHHHHHHHHHH, just the question to answer here. I have tried alot of methods, here is what works for me.

#1 - get a old aluminium extendable painting roller poll and drill the plastic end cap...
10-26-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Old hull restore?

here you go try this place, but the outboards will not be cheap, they can get very pricey, unless you are running a tunnel for racing, just my .02 I would run a inboard, lots less but then you have...
10-26-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,882
Posted By Big Roy

RE: TRAXXAS BLAST

Hi all, I just bought a Blast myself. This is not intended to be a basher boat but for a retreival rescue boat for my real nitro monos and rigger boats. We hook a fishing line to the cowl, run the...
09-28-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Rigger Suggestions........

Tom, good for the cheese boats being cut. I hope you find a new cutter soon. I would love to pick up a .40 boat to run a older nib 6.5 exhaust throttle in just for grins and giggles, I think it...
09-27-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Rigger Suggestions........

you might try a Dumas Hawk, really nice kits
09-27-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Big Roy

RE: Rigger Suggestions........

I know Firefighter boats are not selling kits right now

sorry.... no kits available at this time..... posted by Tom Moorehouse on itlwaters earlier tonight.
09-26-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By Big Roy

RE: twin cylinder speed boat

I dont know alot about them but from what I have learned this year it looks like the engines are very old, and I have not seen a double like that in a long time. It also appears to have a gear box on...
09-24-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,184
Posted By Big Roy

RE: .21 vs. .46

ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh so besides Gary who are the rigger gods out here on the forum?
09-24-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,184
Posted By Big Roy

RE: .21 vs. .46

Ron, you run alot of riggers? I am fairly new to them
09-24-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,184
Posted By Big Roy

RE: .21 vs. .46

I have met Gary many times in person, what a great guy and if I ever decide to build a Hawk he will be my first call.
09-24-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,184
Posted By Big Roy

RE: .21 vs. .46

Grim, I hear ya on all points. I am sure I am going to be asking for advise from the rigger gods out here. I will post pics as soon as I get the boat. Myself and my son run out at Cricket Creek in...
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