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    Ah that explains it, I didn't model the bow lip....

    Ah that explains it, I didn't model the bow lip. Thought it looked sleeker without................I've still not got my new motors in yet, to much time spent on the big boat fishing!! but when I get...
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    Well bollocks all that fiddling for nothing!! How...

    Well bollocks all that fiddling for nothing!! How far did it go?
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    I used HO scale rail on mine but I keep looking...

    I used HO scale rail on mine but I keep looking at it thinking N would have been better! The HO is also a bugger to bend nicely round the bow.


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    With your financial backing mate anything is...

    With your financial backing mate anything is possible...................................................
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    Two a penny in my shop mate I have to stack...

    Two a penny in my shop mate I have to stack 'em...............................................

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    Bloody TR3 are getting the same..............................

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    Rolls-Royce trained mechanic or technician as...

    Rolls-Royce trained mechanic or technician as they like to call them. worked in the dealer network for almost 25 years before starting my own restoration shop. and yes my car of choice would be one...
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    I have a pair of Traxxas EVX2's which work well...

    I have a pair of Traxxas EVX2's which work well and they have a Marine water cooled version as well. I've had no problems with them (unlike the motors) they are programmable but I haven't played with...
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    Got my motors today in the mail they look like...

    Got my motors today in the mail they look like excellent bit's of kit and less than half the cost of the Traxxas ones, I got them from a company called Banebots RS775 is the part number 18v motor but...
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    Correct they are called Packard Merlins, and they...

    Correct they are called Packard Merlins, and they only ever made one mark of the engine equivalent to the Merlin XX

    This engine was a ((single stage, two speed supercharger)). This engine...
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    Rich don't think i'm a dick please but as an ex...

    Rich don't think i'm a dick please but as an ex Rolls-Royce man Rolls-Royce is always spelt with a hyphen! and although it's a compliment there's never a Rolls-Royce of anything!! At the factory they...
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    AS above! The Traxxax motors are a good motor for...

    AS above! The Traxxax motors are a good motor for speed and torque but you cant run them in the reverse direction! they will burn out! so make sure any motor you buy is zero timed. I think a bushing...
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    Yes the ESC's are for brushed motors EVX'2 for...

    Yes the ESC's are for brushed motors EVX'2 for the 775 motor's
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    Not really sure to be honest after I got it...

    Not really sure to be honest after I got it ashore I checked the fuses first but none had blown. just the burnt out motors, after I got it home and stripped it out I fitted the two Traxxas 550 motors...
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    Well went out today just to run it with what I've...

    Well went out today just to run it with what I've got and ended up burning both motors out! stopped in mid-lake, luckily it was blowing a good wind so I didn't have to wait long for it to be blown...
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    well I just ordered a new R/H screw from dumas...

    well I just ordered a new R/H screw from dumas seems the cheapest and quickest way to solve the reverse motor problem so we'll see how she goes..................
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    You could be right! and since I'm off to England...

    You could be right! and since I'm off to England in June I may well pick up a pair while I'm there.......................
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    Well it's definatly the motor, I suspect that...

    Well it's definatly the motor, I suspect that running it backwards is not the thing to do! I dont pretend to know squat about small motors but I'm led to believe these have a advance of some sort...
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    HI Rich I know I'm a noob at the boat thing but...

    HI Rich I know I'm a noob at the boat thing but I've been restoring cars for nigh on 50 years and I think your problem is that your two fixed points on the drive train ie motor shaft and prop shaft...
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    Went out last night to run the boat had a blast...

    Went out last night to run the boat had a blast for about 45min then lost the port motor again, bought her in on the one motor thinking it was the fuse blew again, I could smell the boat before i got...
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    Funny you should mention tanks, I have a mixer...

    Funny you should mention tanks, I have a mixer unit made especially for tanks that I thought I might try on my next boat. It's a T2000 Caterpillar it allows you to steer a tank using differential...
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    Nice, it seems to go quite a bit faster after you...

    Nice, it seems to go quite a bit faster after you have the hull complete, Warm sunny? wev'e gone from cold to heat wave here in N California it was 95deg. yesterday here at the shop and actually...
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    The charger I had was a plain old nicad charger...

    The charger I had was a plain old nicad charger not peak detecting. when I initially charged the new batteries they didn't even get warm, with the new charger I got this morning the batteries got...
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    Seems my old battery charger was not suitable for...

    Seems my old battery charger was not suitable for the NiMh cells...........................More expense and hope I didn't damage the batteries by miss charging them.........................I know...
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    Well the runs with the four 5000 NiMh batterys...

    Well the runs with the four 5000 NiMh batterys was a bit of an up and down experience! The boat took off like a rocket well above scale speed I would imagine! this made turning the boat at the end of...
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    Yes I'm going to stay with the 770's. Funny but...

    Yes I'm going to stay with the 770's. Funny but since I fitted the new MiMh Batterys it seems to be 90% better in forward but worse in reverse? Which is OK as one motor turning for reverse works for...
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