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    RE: Help please: driveshaft lube question

    Hi Jan,
    Good to hear from you. Access to the stuffing tube will probably not work, now that boat is finished. I had some directions to install a greasing port but didn't. (I can't believe I...
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    RE: Help please: driveshaft lube question

    That being said I am ignorant as to electrolysis damage.[:o] I have a very basic knowledge of electrolysis. I have a brass stuffing tube and bushings. I will not stay up nights worrying about any...
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    RE: Help please: driveshaft lube question

    Hmmmmm....??
    I am not an expert on metals but isn't one of the attributes of stainless steel it's resistance to oxidation/rusting? Our kitchen sinks, the GateWay Arch in St. Louis, and MANY no...
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    RE: Help please: driveshaft lube question

    I think we have different drive shafts we are talking about. My driveshaft in the tube is a solid rod, 17" long, and made of stainless steel. I think you were refering to the coiled steel, fexible...
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    RE: Help please: driveshaft lube question

    Heyyyy Dreamin Hemi,
    Wow ..... am I glad I asked. I would not have expected to grease it that often. The motor does not produce very many rpms, so I really did not worry about it. I had the...
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    Help please: driveshaft lube question

    Howdy All,
    Well my Sea Queen is finished but I am still leary of lube for the driveshaft. Basically ..... I wonder if I made the wrong choice. This is a fairly big, heavy boat @ 46" and 17lbs. ...
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    RE: Lownslo's Sea Queen is done. Photos.

    Sooooo Sorry. I can't do video, but I am sure to have some action photos. Thanks again for positive comments.;)
    lownslo.
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    RE: Lownslo's Sea Queen is done. Photos.

    Hello All,
    Thanks for the kind words. It is a lot of work .......... but kits are aways that. When they are finished though, they mean a little more than the RTR boats OR planes.
    lownslo .......
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    Hi ya Bob,
    Thanks for the compliment. Yes ...... I am tossing around a few ideas to anchor the Queen to the stand and wagon so it don't fall off. I am not to worried about the path to the lakes...
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    Lownslo's Sea Queen is done. Photos.

    Hello all ........ and especially those following my Sea Queen Build.
    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_8422330/tm.htm
    I have named her DAY DREAMIN', and except for a few touch up spots and...
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    OK Dreamin' Hemi, ..... And all others following my Sea Queen build, Day Dreamin', is finished! I do have to touch up a couple spots and float it for balance before the maiden cruise. I am...
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    I assumed because I was using Krylon clear on top of Krylon color ....... there would be no compatability problem. That was my problem.... I ASSumed:eek::) Wow..... that clear in your photo is...
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    boat transporter

    I am getting close to finishing my 46" Sea Queen and will need a way to take it to the lakes in my subdivision. We have 5 lakes in our subdivision. The largest about 300 yards long and the smallest...
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    I have started the painting and things were going well till I started applying the clearcoat. (ALL Krylon products). As you can see in the attached photo things went bad real quick. [>:] There is...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Well ..... now I can say eeeekks[X(]...... about something that just blew me away.:( (See the attached Photo). This happened to the cabin roof in white, but I was not applying correctly, OR giving...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Thanks Jan,
    Yes. ..... I did skim coat the hull with epoxy resin. This went on top of the spot putty which I thought did its job. I still don't understand what went wrong, but it is not real bad....
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Thanks Guys ....... I kind of messed up on the spacing of the lettering on the transom. I even measured a couple times but when the letters went on it was not too my likeing.
    Cyclops 2 ...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    I tried to get a close up of the bottom,(using macro), but it did not turn out to show imperfections. That means it's perfect ... right?:eek: The fine line tape did give a sharp line separating the...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Very nice Dremin Hemi.
    My fine line tape worked just great for my hull bottom and sides seperation of color. That is the good news. The "kind of" bad news is the disappointment of the look on...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Don't ya just love photos. Like the old saying: One picture is worth 1000 words! :D
    PS. BTW ..... I just purchased some vinyl, thin line tape this morning. I am ready to fine sand the...
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    RE: eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    Great advice guys.... and thanks again.
    BTW ... cyclops 2... I need a different stove with a VERY big oven. My Sea Queen is 46 inchs long!!;):):D
    "Tanks"
    lownslo .... Bob in Indy
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    eeekks ... hope this don't happen!!

    I have done some searches for an answer but hope to find something different here with this question.
    I will soon be painting my wood hull with 2 different colors. White on the top and dark,...
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    Well I am starting to see light at the end of the tunnel. I have the hull skins on and have sanded to about a 99% shape at the bow. Just a few high spots remain. The grain on the hulls plywood...
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    AWWWWW Shucks!! Thanks[8D]
    lownslo....
    Bob in Indy
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    RE: My first boat kit build.. Sea Queen.

    Well things are coming together. I have the hull skins applied and about 90% shaped and sanded. Next step will be the application of finishing resin. I am bypassing the glassing of the hull. (As...
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