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Old 10-01-2014, 10:02 AM
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Just putting together (batteries, etc) of a Shuang Ma 7004 boat. Inside the hull of the boat, with the cabin top removed, there's a sticker with an unclear graphic that states: "Turn on the switch then touch your fingers to the two copper tube (or you can put the two tubes into water) then power of the boat is on."

WHAT two copper tubes? I'm guessing the prop shafts??

Is there a tie-in for current between the shafts and the power? This is all new to me - sorry for the elementary question, and thanks for any help.

Did as stated (battery pack is charged) and no go.

Steve
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Old 10-01-2014, 06:45 PM
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I've got an idea that there are two electrodes on the bottom of the hull that when the boat is set in the water for safety reasons it will turn the onboard electronics on. How well or badly they work I'm not sure of. You could probably by-pass them if you wanted to with a switch and a few inches of wire.Newb question in here are welcome as we all had to start somewhere.

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