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Old 04-02-2015, 08:01 AM
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I bought an old Kyosho outboard and i was anxious to try it out. It hit me that a paint tray was shaped like a boat. I went down in the basement and found a nice boat shaped paint tray and this is the result.
I have not had it in a big pond yet but in my small outdoor gold fish pond it started to get "on plane" in about 4'. Unfortunately the pond is only about 7' long so i had to shut down.
The reason for doing this is that all the suitable boats on E bay were around $100 and i did not want to spend that much at the moment. Don

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Old 04-02-2015, 03:08 PM
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Hey ,use what you got. I remember on a forum about a guy who made a boat out of a laundry basket with a gas engine in it.As long as you're having fun,go for it.
Old 04-02-2015, 03:15 PM
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Here's a cheap boat hull. http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/ite...itemId=1023314
Old 04-03-2015, 05:33 AM
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Thanks for link, i will take a look. Don
Old 04-04-2015, 09:45 AM
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OK,I found the thread. It was a large Tupperware container that it was made out of,not a laundry basket. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/spee...er-w-pics.html

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