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Building my first RC Boat from scratch. Any advice is appreciated.

Old 10-30-2014, 01:56 AM
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Default Building my first RC Boat from scratch. Any advice is appreciated.

I am a Composites Engineer and have decided to build an RC Boat. So here are some pics of the progress. Being in the Composites industry, naturally the hull will be made with carbon fibre and Vinylester resin.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:16 AM
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Plug is all painted and ready to be moulded
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It will be a 2 piece mould. Mould of the deck is complete.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:23 AM
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Hull mould is well underway :-)
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:25 PM
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Look good sofar
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Haven't got photos yet, but extracted the mould today and is looking good.
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Moulds finished. Final article is underway with a combination of twill and uni carbon fibre
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Old 11-05-2014, 02:15 AM
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1400mm (55 inch) long
The hull and deck combined weighs 1.5kg (3.3 Pounds)
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Old 11-05-2014, 02:17 AM
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Motor is a leopard 5682 1670kv
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