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Old 09-04-2011, 04:56 AM
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Hey guys. Here is my latest and probably my last design for hvercrafts. Let me know what you guys think.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hKnipT4REY
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Old 09-04-2011, 05:28 AM
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Awesome. Watching with my kids; we were amazed at all the surfaces it went over. Do you have a build thread?
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Old 09-04-2011, 05:35 AM
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Thanks. The toy grade hovercrafts got me interested in this stuff but they just don't perform worth a poop. Sorry, I don't have plans. I don't even have pictures of it before it was completed. The only planning that I did was done in my head prior to building. It is simple enough for it not to need plans though.
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Got any pictures? I've seen aFew Homebuilt hovercraft.Did you put on Clamshells for reverse?
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No I really don't have any pictures. Just the video. I didn't use any kind of reverse. If I get into trouble and I don't have enough room to spin 180 degrees, I reduce hover thrust to act as a brake.
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Old 09-06-2011, 07:20 AM
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I was not meaning to rotate the powerplant.You can add a simple closing shell behind the directional output?
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I know what you meant. I wasn't talking about rotating the motor, I meant a 180 degree turn with the whole craft.
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Oh Ya That is one way to reverse direction.You could try those clam shells.Using them for Braking if needed? Just a Thought
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It looks great.
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