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    RE: Retrival Ideas

    The coolest retrieval device I ever saw was a crossbow! This guy put putty on the tips of the quarrel and then some kind of sticky goo over the putty. The tip was soft and VERY sticky. He would...
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    Clutch on R/C buggy

    I've been into boats for years. I'm fairly new to cars. I've owned a few electric cars/trucks and one other nitro drift care besides the one I just got for father's day.
    It is a generic 4 whl...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    Cool I just went out on my big boat today and of course my r/c went with me. It was a bad day for r/c'ing. It was very windy and the bayou was choppy. I found the calmest part I could and ran some...
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    RE: LiPo puffy

    To wakebd and doby: these forums would be a whole lot better place w/o all the childish name calling. If you think someone has given bad advice just say that their advice is not recommended and why...
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    RE: KSJ Pacer airboat

    Since my second r/c love is FE, I also have been considering a FE airboat. On the Speed electric forum there is a FE guide written by a fellow named Ryan. I've used it to help me with submerged...
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    RE: LiPo puffy

    Well, after watching several videos on you tube of Lipo's catching fire and exploding I can say that their explosive power is maybe that of black powder a low explosive. It may not even be as...
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    RE: LiPo puffy

    I put them in my BBQ pit and moved it about 10yds away from my house. If they explode maybe a risk of shrapnel but how powerful can a lipo explosion be?
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    LiPo puffy

    Question: When LiPo pacs puff out do they feel squishy? I have an older set of LiPo pacs that I've been running in my BJ 26. They are not hard case. They have been submerged in water a few times...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    Well tomorrow I'm heading out on the Amite river to run my boats (full size and r/c). I'm running my 2 nitro airboats and a couple of FE's. I might do some crabbing too, I hear they are running good...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    Living in South Louisiana we have alligators too. The difference is we Cajun's eat them before they eat us! :D Joke: This baby crawfish and momma crawfish are in the bottom of a pond swimming...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    I just take my r/c boats on my "fishing trips" in my bass boat. My poor fishing poles just gathering dust. :D I go out to this island off of the Amite River in Ascension Parrish, La. On the...
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    RE: scale deep vee suggestions?

    You might also want to check out Cen Racing, the Grey Thunder with the 775 motor stock is FAST. I traded a Grey thunder .16 Nitro for a Cen Baja w/ an extra 775 motor unmounted. The Baja had its...
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    RE: scale deep vee suggestions?

    Black jack 26 by proboat; UL-1 by Aquacraft, SV 27 by Aquacraft all these are great with LiPo's and at most you'll spend about $600 max.
    BJ 26 $299; LiPos 2 @ approx $100ea; LiPo charger @ $100....
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    RE: 48' electric deep vee

    Here you go: http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_index.asp

    For LiPo's try E-bay.

    I've just built a 40" v-hull I used a 1200kv KB 45 with a 120amp ESC; octura x452 prop. HobbyKing...
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    RE: Convert Nitro to LiPo boat

    Check out the thread above you: "Choosing a appropriate FE setup..." The info there will help you greatly. Try out this site for cheap FE goodies: ...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    It is a awesome model boat. It's my favorite. I liked mine so much that I got out of nitro marine boating in favor of airboats and FE. I also have a Dumas Windy. I put a .25 OS max FP on it; I...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    Go to your hobby store and get a fiberglass repair kit with patches and some grey model paint. Yes your plug is bad. My Gator goes through plugs pretty fast when I run it on grass. I maybe get...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    If the boat wants to flip on you put 2 #4 washers on the back 2 motor mounts to level the engine. Aquacraft factory sets the thrust angle at +6deg. Their thinking is to plant the aft end into the...
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    RE: AquaCraft Alligator RTR

    Unfortunately the Gator really isn't a boat that is good for beginners. Get w/ your friend that knows about nitro engines you are probably going to need his help. Super Tigre engines have rough...
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    RE: 580 Brushless KB45-08XL

    On the HobbyKing site some people are recommending drilling holes in the front and back of the motor to cool it. One guy says that it cooled his motor by almost 20deg C. I'm considering doing that...
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    RE: 32

    Kv is the term for rpm per volt; for instance the motor is 2750kv so for that motor running a 4s (14.8v) LiPo 2750 x 14.8= 40700rpm if you increase to 6s (22.2v) 2750 x 22.2v=61050rpmat that high...
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    RE: esc's and bec

    I currently have one FE boat with an internal BEC and 1 w/o. Call me old school man but I like to err on the side of caution. I'm building a 40" v-hull with a 1200kv motor 12xl and 120amp ESC. It...
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    RE: esc's and bec

    A BEC is a Battery Eliminator Circuit. Some ESC's have internal BEC's some don't so you have to buy an external BEC to not have to use a reciever pack to power the reciever. If you're running a set...
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    RE: 580 Brushless KB45-08XL

    I'm probably going to go to a machine shop to have it done professionally rather than use a drill (or Dremel tool) to do it myself. Bore a 5mm to 6mm that is not too drastic a change. Boring a 4mm...
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    RE: 580 Brushless KB45-08XL

    I just bought the 1200Kv one from them. I asked the same question. The correct answer given to me on this forum was to bore a 5mm coupler to 6mm. That way if you mess up you only loose a cheap...
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