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Old 03-07-2007, 09:22 AM
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I wanted a fun project so I thought about making my own rudders. They are for the airboat world of boats and not a water prop. Since I have little to no experience with water prop boats and there rudders I want your opinion. I have added a break away feature since I destroyed the transom off one of my boats. You will see there is not a water pick up since our motors are air cooled. Please give me your thoughts so any changes that need to be made.... Can be. More pictures will be added as I finish.

Old 03-07-2007, 03:48 PM
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coooool!
Old 03-07-2007, 05:28 PM
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Little more work completed on the rudders.
Old 03-07-2007, 05:37 PM
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looks good. What are those holes at the top of the rudder for? the servo hookup?
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Yes, it for the control horn.
Old 03-16-2007, 05:51 PM
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More work has been completed on the rudder. I have finally added a break away to stop busting transoms. Almost finished, just a little more work and then the polishing.


Old 03-16-2007, 11:16 PM
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I'm assuming that the red thingy isn't the boat... right?
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Old 03-25-2007, 10:44 AM
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THAT IS BY FAR THE BEST LOOKING RUDDER I,VE EVER SEEN. I,m jealous.
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ORIGINAL: animalnut

THAT IS BY FAR THE BEST LOOKING RUDDER I,VE EVER SEEN. I,m jealous.
Thank you so very much. I have since made a pair of adjustable trim tabs. The rudder in this picture is another version of the one shown in this thread.

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By the location of the holes Can I assume that you are planning to install one of these?

[img]http://www.shopatron.com/img/product_images/101/DUB237.gif[img]

I should warn you that they work better when the holes to connect the servo are lined up with the pivot line.



Otherwise, the rudder looks great! As soon as I finish these planes that I have on the building table right now, I'm planning on tackling a Deep V woody.

Rafael
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By the location of the holes Can I assume that you are planning to install one of these?



I should warn you that they work better when the holes to connect the servo are lined up with the pivot line.



Otherwise, the rudder looks great! As soon as I finish these planes that I have on the building table right now, I'm planning on tackling a Deep V woody.

Rafael

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