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    Back in the day of making motor cooling tubes...

    Back in the day of making motor cooling tubes winding a 5/32 tube around a 1 1/2 stick seven times we used water and sand in the tube, with the ends sealed, stick it in the freezer overnight and bend...
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    Powerpark  I've never had much luck with any thing under 60 amp ESC Brushed or Brushless. I've always looked for the highest ESC amperage load I can find, currently I'm running a 120 continuance/240...
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    hope the pic's are here
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    Well looks like History is repeating it's self again, seems that the Kyosho or should I say Jaysons original RC Surfer design is coming back in play as to the trim tab that some how got named "Jimi...
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    Powerpark,You have a Shark ESC made by Andy Kunz of RC-Hydros.com and only works with a Futaba sport radio circa 2003, That board is one of Mike Hushaw's after market boards from Santa Cruz More...
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    Catch Kite with the Wave of the Day at "T" street!!! thanks "Vimeo.com" for your support!!!Here's the footage http://vimeo.com/62909618 Later BB
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    Hugh, is the silver surfer carbon fiber? we had problems with reception on carbon fiber chassies on the cars, was wondering if you've noticed any glitching or loss of signal. By the legnth of antenna...
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    A little input on stainless steel. While working on a Hydrogen generator we use stainless steel as our electrolis plate to split water molecules into Hydrogren and oxegen atoms in a sodium hydroxide...
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    <span style="font-family: Tahoma"><span style="font-size: medium">It would be cool to see video from that angle. You know like how they shoot movies on a rail car and other means of riding along...
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    Amen! Jimi!
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    Meanwhile back to the HELPFUL posts!!! A topic was brought up about sealing the battery from corrosion (don't do this with NmHi or NiCd batterys)and if you didn't know it alreadyby now, salt water...
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    <span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family: Tahoma">Best way to drill through a stringer is start with a small drill for a pilot hole (small enough to stay within the stringer) then...
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    <span style="font-family: Verdana"><span style="font-size: medium">Surfkiwi
    </span></span><span style="font-family: Verdana"><span style="font-size: medium">Servo looks fine for the price, still a...
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    Surfkiwi Servo is small and underpowered, stock servo is around + or - 40mm X 41mm X19mm, 1 5/8in. X 1 5/8in. X 3/4in. the stock torque is around 40 in.oz or 2.9 kg 4.8v.

    I recomend something in...
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    YPC... So I guess you should of mentioned what ESC, Motor, and servo you are using to help other people pick a package to go with. All Isaid was it didn't workwith my old electrics so if someone out...
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    Jimi all the best dude! I know what your going through stay strong, there is a lot of new medicine out there. My younger bother just pasted from cancer he didn't make it to surgery, chemo or...
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    <span style="font-size: larger">Bearcave</span><span style="font-size: larger"> <span style="font-size: smaller">Thanks for the kind words </span><span style="font-size: smaller">I'm just simply...
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    YPC not everybody has a hobbieshop or the money or the talentor the timeor the go proto just fling out a custom Board and take pictures.,LOL The plastic boards do just fine in fact in the more...
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    In all my RC adventures plug and play is the altamate goal! My gliders so faris #1 untill I get too crazy and I barry itinto the ground or hit another plane! A real closesecond is my sail boat only...
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    You are right the flex shaft has a double duty, the fact that the drive shaft is floating and at witch point does the foreward thrust actually carrys the load? If you had too mch of a gap at the Dog...
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    Hmmm, As I look at my flex shaft (witchI get from Offshore Electrics)I would say it has a left hand wind opposite that of a drill bit witch I would say has a right hand twist, If your looking at the...
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    Hope the pic shows up, we'll soon see. Anyways the Koanda bace on the fin was oridgenaly designed for nose riding long boards. I liked the idea of the winglets on the bi-fin keeping the tail in the...
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    Oh ya thanks MJ for making the Bad Apple and leaving it here!
    BB
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    Thanks so much&#160;Tom for the sesson it was a blast to run the Bad Apple for a couple hours got my mind off of things. Really learned alot about the bigger and badder home made boards got the stoke back...
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    Love this! The next generation of RC Surfing will be a four channel radio. Iwas going to just use a dual stick radio but this might be a better way to go (a lesser learnig curve) for a project I've...
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