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    Good luck. I might know where there's a Hughey 20...

    Good luck. I might know where there's a Hughey 20 'rigger at but it's been a while.
    As far as I know Ed has gotten out of the business due to failing health. I ran into him about 3 years ago and we...
  2. Sticky: [Sigh] One more in Denver:...

    [Sigh] One more in Denver:
    http://denver.cbslocal.com/2015/07/28/man-drowns-in-lake-trying-to-retrieve-radio-controlled-boats/
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    It will look better on an electric motor than it...

    It will look better on an electric motor than it did on a K&B as by the time you got done drilling holes for the flywheel, carb and head it was pretty much Swiss-cheesed. It was more for shelf queen...
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    It might be a little harder with an electric...

    It might be a little harder with an electric motor as when it attached to a K&B .21 it had included nylon blocks that mounted to the engine tabs.
    I've still got some of those around that I never...
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    http://www.ccracingengines.com/...

    http://www.ccracingengines.com/
    http://www.gizmomotors.com/ Best prices now on stock Zenoah's and their line of engines.
    www.rcboatworks.com They make their own line of hulls plus lay up Rampage...
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    1/4" is the rule of thumb on shorter boats like...

    1/4" is the rule of thumb on shorter boats like yours.
  7. Thread: New boat

    by Ron Olson
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    Seeing how it says International Hobbies on the...

    Seeing how it says International Hobbies on the back it's actually a Warehouse Hobbies hull. WHH made hulls for them, some in exclusive colors like pink. I would guess that it also used WHH hardware.
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    The too good to be true prices ought to be...

    The too good to be true prices ought to be raising a red flag as they are below wholesale. I'd send them a wire transfer from the person in Nigeria that is going to send me Millions.
    Horizon Hobby...
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    :) I watched the video yesterday. There's a lot...

    :) I watched the video yesterday. There's a lot more left in that boat!
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    A Zenoah will go in as the bolt pattern for most...

    A Zenoah will go in as the bolt pattern for most Zen mounts should be the same as the CY/Sikk engine aka KWA. You may have to get a new motor mount but that one just might work as they all use the...
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    You don't have 2 fuel inlets to the carb, one is...

    You don't have 2 fuel inlets to the carb, one is a fuel line that connect to the fuel barb on the bottom and the top one is a fuel return line, the one by the primer that really doesn't do much of...
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    Sticky: I had to do some bunk repair on my bass boat...

    I had to do some bunk repair on my bass boat trailer. I took it to the river and moored the boat then pulled out the trailer to work on it. I found out 2 things rather quickly; hypothermia can set in...
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    Sticky: Unfortunately, another story:...

    Unfortunately, another story:
    http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/local/portage-county/2015/06/14/crews-search-for-possible-drowning-victim-in-aurora/71212416/
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    Just a little . Are G-23's still around? I bought...

    Just a little . Are G-23's still around? I bought a Zen 260 from Gizmo shipped for something like $163.00.
    The HBR unit was a ridiculously heavy thing.
    They really need to keep up with the times,...
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    Things are about to get interesting.......

    Things are about to get interesting.......
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    The A-Box or C-Box kits are inexpensive from...

    The A-Box or C-Box kits are inexpensive from Zippkits. All of the hard work has been done for you. The kits go together quickly so that you can have a lot more done in an hour than you'd think. The...
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    The CG on any hull is going to affect the ride no...

    The CG on any hull is going to affect the ride no matter where the prop is at. Too far forward and it won't get the nose up. Too far aft and it would ride level. With it being a scale model you're...
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    So much for needing a bigger boat! :D With a...

    So much for needing a bigger boat! :D
    With a boat that size you really wouldn't have to use long shafts. You can adjust the ride and CG by moving the batteries around. You might have to add ballast...
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    I can't say that I've seen anything on running in...

    I can't say that I've seen anything on running in high altitudes concerning the CG on any boat, just the usual stuff like carb settings. With running at over a mile high the hull won't be trapping as...
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    You can but just break it in on the water. It...

    You can but just break it in on the water. It doesn't take that long to do. Just use the fuel and oil than you plan on running. No fat fuel mixtures or extra oil needed.
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    Being an outboard kind of changes things. You...

    Being an outboard kind of changes things. You could mount the Zippkits header and pipe on an OB tunnel but that a lot hanging out there in the breeze. One like the Quick-Draw is a wrap around design...
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    The ugly truth. I hope that you got it really...

    The ugly truth. I hope that you got it really cheap. The reason being is that I have an idea that the previous owner stripped all of the good stuff off to put into a better boat.
    Pro Boat wants...
  23. Thread: New Hobbyist

    by Ron Olson
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    Bonzi' Motorsports are now selling the Warehouse...

    Bonzi' Motorsports are now selling the Warehouse Hobbies boats. I don't know if they're offering the boats as kits but when Tony owned WHH, they offered them as a complete kit where you could...
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    Unfortunately somebody put a Marine Specialties...

    Unfortunately somebody put a Marine Specialties HBR (originally) double rudder strut on it.
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    The Pond Hoppers are mostly a gas boat club but...

    The Pond Hoppers are mostly a gas boat club but they might let anyone in. They're a good bunch of people.
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