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Forum: Speed - Electric 08-27-2013, 01:01 PM
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Posted By thomasjohn
Thats a GREAT trainer , first timer for kids .

Thats a GREAT trainer , first timer for kids .
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-27-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,283
Posted By thomasjohn
That what i was thinking to prob good as...

That what i was thinking to prob good as retrevial boat.
Forum: Speed - Electric 08-25-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 273
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Posted By thomasjohn
Thats a FAST hull , seen many going over 75mph on...

Thats a FAST hull , seen many going over 75mph on youtube
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-17-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

I dont really know dude and either do you , ran that same set up previously no exsessive over heating problem , but there is a good posibility its the 3s skylipo 3300 and a off brand 3200 2s in...
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-17-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By thomasjohn
Advice

I think my buddies at the local lake are having nightmares of my homemade out rigger smokin them when we set up a oval track , what should i do just keep encourage them to not give up.
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: RC boat didn't last the course... why?

My boat got hot . melted connections it would do the same thing , mess with connections , check for resistance with multi meter, or just jiggle them while running the motor.
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-17-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Its getting there

Got one bb made it the other day its kicking ASS.
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Which boat motor?

Hey GODbless you for taking care of your son , keep in mind with gas boats some younger guys will get discouraged when they have problems getting them started .
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-16-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

I'm still learning dude ,it was not the poor soilder connection that burnt the motor , one of the water cooling tubes from the esc was lose weaked water some got in the motor caused it to short out...
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-14-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

Now how can you say that motor was overloaded , with out knowing everthing about my boat , YOUCANTprevious run with same set up there was no temp problem , You failed the test my friends, it was a...
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-13-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By thomasjohn
Its getting there

<span class="messageBody translationEligibleUserMessage" data-ft="{"><div id="id_4e97a93a232907a20778479" class="text_exposed_root text_exposed">Well , well , First i would like to thank the...
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-13-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

Ya but again a motor over loaded to the point of melting soider connections WOULDHAVEcertily started to melt wire insulation but it DIDNOT, the motor got hot and burnt up because of resistance in a...
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-12-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

I dont think so , i think wire insulation would go before a soider connection , plus esc survived the motor burn up . it takes alot more heat to cause a soider connection to come apart , a bad soider...
Forum: Speed - Electric 10-10-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By thomasjohn
My aquacraft 1800kv toasted

WeLL my new motor aquacraft 1800kv in myoutrigger is toast , BAD MANUFACTURE SOIDER JOB caused resistance , motor started cuting out then finaly Quit , made it to shore pulled it out poped of the lid...
Forum: Boats - Full Scale 10-09-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,614
Posted By thomasjohn
Outrigger ? about sponces

Anyones opinion , My impression on a center ski on an outrigger was it would cause a disturbance in the water flowing to the prop , is my impression right , would it be better for skies on outer ends...
Forum: Off Topic Forum - Boats 10-08-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,292
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Where to race rc boats in Dubai?

Come to America brother we GOTSLAKES. Dont let those niggas stone you to death for running your rc at local lake.
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-07-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,401
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Outrigger boat called the "Crapshooter"?

A outrigger is the way to Go , speed ,speed they set the records , i would never OWNVHULLonly for tug purposes , Hydro thinking aboat it , i'm a speed guy 60+MPH . CHECK MINE OUT BUILD SHAPED BY ME...
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-07-2011, 08:47 PM
Forum: RC Boats General Discussion 10-07-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,692
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Apparition catamaran... good boat?

I will tell you from experiance one of my RC friends gots one twin counter rotating props up graded motors 60 mph seen it with my own eyes , both from radar gun and GPS , very quick and very smoth...
Forum: RC Airboats 10-03-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: Advanced 'SI' style Hydro.

Looks bad dude , but i think its going to be unstable in front at 50 + mph , i would give the top a stealth design and bring it clear to the rear of it increasing hieght as it gets to the rear and...
Forum: RC Airboats 10-03-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By thomasjohn
RE: help with build for outrigger

My some what educated guess just running on brilliant common sense , wouldn't work cause you would need large tub to support that weed whacker motor , then when finished just would not be enough...
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