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Old 03-27-2015, 02:25 AM
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builder thinking of starting an outrigger build, I've built everything but boats in the past so fancied a change.
I'm using on old miss bud boat as a donor and possibly have other engines too.
I have a few questions regarding size..

How big could I go with a .21? While retaining good speed
If I go twin .21 would I need identical engines or could I use any I have spare?
Got two air cooled RC car engines, would they be OK to use.
Lastly have u got links to any good builds for advice
Old 04-01-2015, 05:31 PM
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I might have been talking to you on Facebook otherwise there's someone else with the same question.
If it's a ProBoat Miss Bud then you can go to a Zippkits JAE .12 outrigger as it'll fit in there nicely.
Twin .21's for some reason don't work out well as there's been a lot of guys who've tried.
Air-cooled engines work fine in most cases but some don't seem to have the right timing numbers for boats. I learned a lot while messing around with .12's that goes for anything between .12 and .21.
Air-cooled engines if they're out in the breeze like in a 'rigger can have most of the cooling fins removed as they get a lot of cool air off the water and not stuck under a Lexan body.
Back to www.zippkits.com . The prices are great, very good quality kits plus you can see the building manual online to see how it goes together.

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