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Old 06-22-2014, 03:25 AM
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Default Cooling in shop

any rc boat guys out there? i want a way to put water thru the rudder with a hose for in shop maintenance.
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Old 06-22-2014, 06:48 AM
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Use a garden hose adapter to cool on the bench.Zippkits has an adjustable flow one and is cheap. http://zippkits.com/~zippkits/index....roducts_id=413
Old 06-22-2014, 04:18 PM
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Nope, nobody here!
I've made my own from scrap PVC pipe, it's easy to do. Joe's (Zippkits) has only one fitting but a second one can be added off to the side. It doesn't take a lot of water flow from a garden hose, just barely cracked open. I had one of Joe's but loaned it out and haven't gotten it back yet.
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that will work on the manifold plate but the head cools from the holes in the rudder...
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but i could disconnect the rudder line and hook it to a tee with the manifold line so it would cool both, i think i have it...thanks for the info!
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Remove the water lines at the rudder and hook them up to the adapter. Option 2: get some line and run them directly to the head and flange.
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yup i'm gonna try option 2. i'll get some couplings and a tee and make my own...
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Wal-mart has the T's by the fish and aquarium stuff. They don't work for a T-fitting in a gas line though as it will eat them up.

My dirt cheap version. A 3/4" threaded PVC fitting. A small piece of 3/4" PVC pipe, 1"-2" long. A 3/4" PVC cap. Drill two 5/32" hole in the cap. Two short pieces of 5/32" brass tubing epoxied or JB Welded into place. Put a valve in if you want to control the water flow a lot closer than the tap.
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yup i'll manufacture something...

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