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03-30-2018, 02:10 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

also don,t forget the more nitro the higher the...

also don,t forget the more nitro the higher the head clearance needed to avoid any detonation etc.
03-27-2018, 10:15 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

Those small glow motors love some Nitro in the...

Those small glow motors love some Nitro in the mix too.
03-26-2018, 11:57 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

theres not much difference between the 18 size...

theres not much difference between the 18 size and a 15 size of the same engine brand. shaft size would be the same as so the muffler side and location would be the same and maybe the crankcase...
03-26-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By crapshooter

seems a shame to spend so much time on a nice...

seems a shame to spend so much time on a nice wooden hydro only to use it as a glass plug hey.
03-25-2018, 10:22 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

what thickness are those ribs ? keep it light.

what thickness are those ribs ? keep it light.
03-21-2018, 01:39 AM
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Posted By crapshooter

That will look neat having the pipe hidden in...

That will look neat having the pipe hidden in hull. you guys do have long races .
03-20-2018, 01:34 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

Looks very nice indeed, are you going to have...

Looks very nice indeed, are you going to have the pipe inside the tub ?
03-18-2018, 03:57 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

Last pic i notice the sponson ride pad set up...

Last pic i notice the sponson ride pad set up looks different to the average sport hydro where the ride pad is lower than the outer but on yours the ride pad meets the side outer skin which extends...
03-16-2018, 01:16 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

Very well done. looks great and can imagine how...

Very well done. looks great and can imagine how nice the hull will look when completed., lots of cutting hey.
03-15-2018, 08:20 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

what about Thunder Tiger ? do they still make...

what about Thunder Tiger ? do they still make outboards ?
03-09-2018, 02:18 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

If you can small something burning thats not...

If you can small something burning thats not good. does the motor turn over by have nice and free ? have you programmed the esc for number of cells etc etc ? 3000 kv motor is good for 3s...
03-02-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By crapshooter

a good motor for the outboard leg to suit the 36...

a good motor for the outboard leg to suit the 36 inch tunnel hull is a Castle Neu 1515 - 1y. you can go cheaper in motor brands but this is about the size you need to get the hull working fast.
02-28-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By crapshooter

sorry i mean 4oz,s per bottle. the epoxy comes...

sorry i mean 4oz,s per bottle. the epoxy comes in 2 x parts eg; resin and hardener each bottle in the kit is 4 ounces.
02-26-2018, 01:49 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

if you want this hull to go well i would go for...

if you want this hull to go well i would go for something like 3674 x 2200 kv motors running on 2 x 180 amp esc,s and 2 x 4s lipo packs wired in parallel to keep 14.8 volts max. just remember...
02-25-2018, 09:26 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

looks like your going to be running on 6s lipo...

looks like your going to be running on 6s lipo battery power so a good size motor for the 6s needs to have a kv rating of between 1400 to 1700 maximum. the T.P. 4092 motor would be good. you...
02-25-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By crapshooter

try 4 oz,s of 30 minute epoxy, same for...

try 4 oz,s of 30 minute epoxy, same for finishing epoxy and a small bottle of the medium c.a.
02-25-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By crapshooter

Firstly re check both the High and Low needles...

Firstly re check both the High and Low needles incase the vibration caused a needle to close or open too much. to do this screw in one needle at a time until it won,t go in any further [ not tight...
02-24-2018, 03:36 PM
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Views: 761
Posted By crapshooter

Providing you build this hull nice and true and...

Providing you build this hull nice and true and leave nice and sharp lifting strakes under hull, the 26cc zenoah should give plenty of power for your needs. you will be able to buy just about all of...
02-23-2018, 11:34 PM
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Views: 761
Posted By crapshooter

Do you have any r/c boat clubs near where you...

Do you have any r/c boat clubs near where you live ? what would you prefere to run ; glow power or gas power ?
02-23-2018, 02:53 PM
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Posted By crapshooter

The Crackerbox has its TurnFin positioned under...

The Crackerbox has its TurnFin positioned under the center of hull . a good prop to use is either a Prather 270 or 275 depends on your engine size.
02-12-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By crapshooter

i got turned off by by the cmb 67 gold top marine...

i got turned off by by the cmb 67 gold top marine engine some time ago as the design of the head button and water cooling was not good due to slight water leakage into the combustion chamber . this...
02-07-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By crapshooter

The 67 [ 11cc ] is the prefered engine size for...

The 67 [ 11cc ] is the prefered engine size for 1/8 th scale hydros. you need to find out what engine supplier has what available such as CMB i know are a good strong and reliable r/c engine as...
01-29-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By crapshooter

as mentioned, the motor / esc / battery and prop...

as mentioned, the motor / esc / battery and prop are all in the good range so what you need to look into is a few things like; is the shaft binding on the strut which will make the motor overload...
01-26-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By crapshooter

yes the homelite engine will be ok in the 45...

yes the homelite engine will be ok in the 45 inch scarab. i used to have a homelite 30cc in a simular and same sized hull as the scarab and it went quite well for a fun boat.
01-22-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,472
Posted By crapshooter

why can,t epoxies be thinned with suitable...

why can,t epoxies be thinned with suitable thinning agents ?
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