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Old 08-06-2004, 03:13 PM
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Default glow outboards

iv been flying planes for a year now and i am interested in a boats. do they make outboard glow engines. if so were would i find one. also what i an inexpensive glow boat that i can use on a 33,000 acre lake. i was thinking a deep v would be good. thanks
Old 08-06-2004, 04:05 PM
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Default RE: glow outboards

Yes, they do make glow engined outboards. K&B has several sizes if you can get them, from .21 to the rare 1.0 cu. in.. O.S. is bringing their .21 back to the States and Thunder Tiger quit making theirs a few years ago. Another one coming into production is the Irwin .21 .
Quite honestly these Nitro outboards don't work well on a Deep-Vee hull unlike the full-sized. They work best on the tunnel hulled boats.
Old 08-08-2004, 03:50 AM
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Default RE: glow outboards

Wow, on a lake that size a Deep Vee hull is the way to go indeed, you'll need a rather big hull to cope with the (possible) water conditions on a body of water that size.
An inboard version is preferable to an outboard, as Ron already mentioned.

As you should know by now, there's no such thing as "cheap" in our hobby, building your own hull is the cheapest way to go.

Make it a 40"ish hull with a 10cc (at least) glow engine and you're in bussiness.

Regards, Jan.

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