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Diesel6401 05-20-2012 10:28 AM

Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Grimracer and the boys from AQ are at it again. This time bringing us the Revolt 30:<a href="http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats/aqub24-revolt30/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats...t30/index.html
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A few game-chaning features that I would like to point out.
1) rx-r (receiver ready) option that matchs PB/HH PNP option
2) adjustable battery tray that gives us numerous options for battery size/location and configuration
3) boat is stocked with a GrimRacer 42x55 prop (hands down my all-time favorite prop)

<b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">SPECIFICATIONS:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; "></span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Stock Numbers:[/b]<br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">AQUB24** &mdash; Performance-Ready 2.4GHz</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">AQUB25** &mdash; Receiver-Ready (Rx-R&trade;)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Hull Length:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">30 in (762 mm)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Overall Length:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">33.5 in (851 mm)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Hull Width:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">9.125 in (232 mm)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Height:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">5 in (127 mm)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Empty Weight:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">3 lb 7 oz (1560 g)</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Both Versions Include:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">water-cooled 6-pole 1800kV brushless motor; 60A brushless controller w/4 mm bullet connectors and Deans&reg; Ultra Plugs&reg;; Performance-Ready 2.4GHz</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Also Includes:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Tactic&trade; TTX240 2.4GHz spread spectrum radio system</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Both Versions Require:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">(2) 2S 7.4V LiPo battery packs, or (1) 4S 14.8V LiPo battery pack with compatible adapters; compatible battery charger; (4) &ldquo;AA&rdquo; batteries</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; " /><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">Rx-R Version Also Requires:[/b]<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Trebuchet, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 13px; font-size: x-small; ">2-channel (minimum) radio and receiver</span>

http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats...24-main-lg.jpg

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Diesel6401 05-20-2012 10:37 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
There was some concern with the "less then photogentic' look of the cowl, Grim has given us word that it's much more eye appealing in person. This goes the same with the MC as the pics on the website do that boat no justice. AQ and Hobbico as a whole need a re-vamp of the photrgraphy and video making skills and division. There video's look very out of date, and pics are bad angles and don't "jump off the page". I know a rc addict/professional photographer who would glady solve those issues rather quickly. JMHO

Here's Grim's motivation for the boatl:

http://forums.offshoreelectrics.com/...p;d=1337354822<br type="_moz" />

Diesel6401 05-20-2012 10:49 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Some of the key features of the boat:

The power behind the Revolt 30 is the ever trusty Aquacraft 60amp esc that has some of the smoothest throttle response of a spec esc. Also it is equipped with the AQ 6pole-1800kv motor which is possibly one of the best spec motors on the market and matched with the GrimRacer 42x55 this boat is going to be a rocket out of the box.


http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats...nterior-lg.jpg



The business end of the boat puts a huge smile on racers and experinced boaters featuring a strut, trim tabs, offset rudder and 42x55 which really allows for serious tuning. Out of the box I'm sure each boat is trimmed more beginner friendly to welcome new boaters and give them a chance to grow and work on setting up a FE boat, w/o needing to put extra money into hop-ups asap.


http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats...xxai03l-lg.jpg

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stuball56 05-20-2012 05:16 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
I have a Motley Crew, and am considering my next boat. Torn between this, the PB Impulse 31, or buying a hull with hardware and adding my own electronics. This looks like a very nice boat. I just don't think much of the strength, or rather lack of, in the MC's hull. Seems pretty flimsy in places.

Diesel6401 05-20-2012 05:57 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
If your looking for a mono in this size range, the Pursuit 32 is a GREAT option. The OSE or Kintec version comes with better running gear then the HK version.

http://forums.offshoreelectrics.com/...uit-Mono-kits.

or

http://kintecracing.com/Pursuit.html



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ORIGINAL: stuball56

I have a Motley Crew, and am considering my next boat. Torn between this, the PB Impulse 31, or buying a hull with hardware and adding my own electronics. This looks like a very nice boat. I just don't think much of the strength, or rather lack of, in the MC's hull. Seems pretty flimsy in places.

stuball56 05-20-2012 08:27 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Those look like just what I am looking for. A better quality, " professional" quality boat with good electronics. I could just buy another reciever for my radio that I use for the Motley then right? To use the same radio on both models I mean. The Kintec even comes with a servo. I use the Traxxas water proof servo out of my Summit for the MC, so I have one of those as well as I upgraded my Summit to a single Hitec.

srt10 05-20-2012 08:47 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Can't wait for this one! ;)

Diesel6401 05-21-2012 07:35 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Yup you sure can by another tactic rx and bind both rx's to it and use just the one radio. Here's how to waterproof those tactic rxs: http://kintecracing.com/Electrical.html the first product and below is a video by your truly on how to waterproof it. Jan also sells tactic rxs http://kintecracing.com/Radio_s_Receiver_s.html just scroll down to you see the tactic radio and in the dropbox there is a option for rx only for $25.

Here's mine to give you a idea on how this thing runs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az0zIeJiZJA

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ORIGINAL: stuball56

Those look like just what I am looking for. A better quality, " professional" quality boat with good electronics. I could just buy another reciever for my radio that I use for the Motley then right? To use the same radio on both models I mean. The Kintec even comes with a servo. I use the Traxxas water proof servo out of my Summit for the MC, so I have one of those as well as I upgraded my Summit to a single Hitec.

Diesel6401 05-21-2012 07:37 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
Agreed, this is indeed going to be a awesome running boat. I honeslty won't be getting it anytime soon, but it looks amazing. My rc funds have been reduced so I've been flying more. Cheaper to keep planes and helis in the air then to keep a fast boat on the water.

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ORIGINAL: srt10

Can't wait for this one! ;)

*delete M i k e u p delete* 05-28-2012 09:20 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
How much is the revolt 30?

srt10 05-28-2012 11:59 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
$300 without RX/TX
http://towerhobbies.com/products/aquacraft/aqub25.html
$350 RTR
http://towerhobbies.com/products/aquacraft/aqub24.html

electric45 06-01-2012 11:50 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 


You can get it about 50 bucks cheaper from tower with the sales code...got mine for about 240.00 shipped free without rx/tx.

stuball56 06-01-2012 12:43 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
I'd love to get one, that is a great price for a nice boat. I am soooooooo close [X(]

Diesel6401 06-01-2012 01:26 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 


Amazing price with tower super saver codes. $240 shipped, that's amazing.

For the price and what's under the hood, this could turn into a PB Impulse 31 Killer... Should be interesting..</p>

srt10 06-01-2012 07:07 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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ORIGINAL: Diesel6401



Amazing price with tower super saver codes. $240 shipped, that's amazing.

For the price and what's under the hood, this could turn into a PB Impulse 31 Killer... Should be interesting..</p>
Grim is saying he got 48mph out of the box with a prop change! ;)

the nitro way 06-01-2012 07:27 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
i wonder how i went from the revolt to this http://www.mhzusa.com/XXX-Muscle-m-1759.htm however for the price it looks pretty good i should have bought that instead for the price

srt10 06-01-2012 07:31 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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i wonder how i went from the revolt to this http://www.mhzusa.com/XXX-Muscle-m-1759.htm however for the price it looks pretty good i should have bought that instead for the price
Lot of coin for just a plain white hull [:-]

mattyb0923 06-05-2012 11:57 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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ORIGINAL: electric45



You can get it about 50 bucks cheaper from tower with the sales code...got mine for about 240.00 shipped free without rx/tx.
Was the code listed in your member email or on the site? Can't seem to find it.
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electric45 06-06-2012 06:01 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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You can get it about 50 bucks cheaper from tower with the sales code...got mine for about 240.00 shipped free without rx/tx.
Was the code listed in your member email or on the site? Can't seem to find it.
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Found it in my regular member email they send me. Don't have it right now since Iam at work. $50.00 dollars of any purchase over 299.00...

Found it on my Iphone..010J7

hobby_man 06-06-2012 06:12 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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Amazing price with tower super saver codes. $240 shipped, that's amazing.

For the price and what's under the hood, this could turn into a PB Impulse 31 Killer... Should be interesting..</p>
Grim is saying he got 48mph out of the box with a prop change! ;)
WHAT PROP? I get 33 mph out of the box with mine. I sharpened the stock prop and now get 36 mph. 2s4p 6000mah Turnigy NaNo Tech 45c

hobby_man 06-06-2012 06:16 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
I get 33 mph out of the box with mine. I sharpened the stock prop and now get 36 mph. 2s4p 6000mah Turnigy NaNo Tech 45c

VERY nice fiberglass job on the hull very impressive, not at all like the motley crew's fiberglass job
Real nice hardware
Sharp turning radius with the boat

srt10 06-06-2012 09:21 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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Amazing price with tower super saver codes. $240 shipped, that's amazing.

For the price and what's under the hood, this could turn into a PB Impulse 31 Killer... Should be interesting..</p>
Grim is saying he got 48mph out of the box with a prop change! ;)
WHAT PROP? I get 33 mph out of the box with mine. I sharpened the stock prop and now get 36 mph. 2s4p 6000mah Turnigy NaNo Tech 45c
That info has not been posted by Grim
I would say maybe a M445 would get more speed

electric45 06-06-2012 11:32 AM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 

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ORIGINAL: hobby_man


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ORIGINAL: Diesel6401



Amazing price with tower super saver codes. $240 shipped, that's amazing.

For the price and what's under the hood, this could turn into a PB Impulse 31 Killer... Should be interesting..</p>
Grim is saying he got 48mph out of the box with a prop change! ;)
WHAT PROP? I get 33 mph out of the box with mine. I sharpened the stock prop and now get 36 mph. 2s4p 6000mah Turnigy NaNo Tech 45c
That info has not been posted by Grim
I would say maybe a M445 would get more speed
What has been posted by Grim is the following:
Just to qualify.. I have only ever run this on 4S.. (or P)

I have run it up to 48mph on the props WE sell.. BTY the L45X68 is not to bad on the boat..
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He is not saying 48mph with the prop he recommended, but he is saying the L45x68 would be a good prop to try with the boat...
Iordered that prop(should be in today)Iwill try to run the boat stock and then with the above prop and see how it does. Might be a day or two depending on weather and free time. Remember, as the prop and speed goes up so does the amp draw and risk you will either blow the ESC or Overheat the motor. Not to mention shorter run times with more amp draw.

srt10 06-06-2012 12:03 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
That was posted on OSE
A S225 prop could wake this boat up to some goos speeds :)

Diesel6401 06-06-2012 01:48 PM

RE: Aquacraft Revolt 30
 
You know how much strut adjustment had to go into play to get a lifter prop to work on a mono. I wonder if that prop was "worked at all". Lifters on mono's just normally ends in cavatation, but grim is a boat guru so who knows. Iwoulnd't try a lift on a mono anytime soon though.... Just me.


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