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Old 12-20-2009, 09:05 AM
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what problem will I have , if I run my boat in the sea ? there is no pond or lake near my home .
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[quote]ORIGINAL: junior driver

what problem will I have , if I run my boat in the sea ? there is no pond or lake near my home .
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RUST[:@] will be the problem afterwards, to prevent this make sure electronics are waterproof and sprayed with corossion x, spray the engine with wd-40 before running and rinse the whole boat after running with wd-40 again before storing....other than that enjoy and have fun...
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It would help if you could tell us somethings about the boat material, type of hull shape, what kind of engine, was it a pre made boat? What make & size. does it have a cooling system for the motor?
Will the boat get flipped over and wait for you to retrieve it?

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It would help if you could tell us somethings about the boat material, type of hull shape, what kind of engine, was it a pre made boat? What make & size. does it have a cooling system for the motor?
Will the boat get flipped over and wait for you to retrieve it?

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I want to get a magnum57 RTR with M5 engine gas boat.
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i prefer gas boat than nitro,either v hull or cat, the bigger the better....
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That company has made good products.
Only change I would do is NOT TO USE, the AM type of radio. GO to a FM or newer GIGA HERTZ type.
Be very SURE to use the radio box cover SEALING TAPE as required.

You are ready to enjoy a great boat.

IF..IF anything about the boat seems not to fit right or not start or run right.................Call or E Mail the company FIRST ! DO NOT try to modify anything.
These forums have all kinds of not right experts posting.

Rich

After each day of running in salt. Do the obvious....Run the boat somehow in fresh water to wash out MOST of the salt. If you flip the boat in salt. Assume the worst. Salt got into the engine..........Remove the sparkplug to drain out most of the water. Squirt or pour about a teaspoon of oil into the sparkplug hole. Tilt the boat up & down to spread the oil around the inside of the engine. With the radio move the throttle to WIDE OPEN. pour a little oil in to the carburator.
Now you can VERY SLOWLY pull the starter cord. You DO NOT want to pull fast enough to have the oil come out of the spark plug hole yet. You are trying to coat as much of the insides as possible with oil.

Be back.

Rich

Old 12-21-2009, 08:57 AM
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Thanks guys . it is not a good idea to run the boat in the sea[8D]. it is true that the salty water really create problem. I will go to the pond instead of running the boat in the sea. thank you for your helpful information.
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Great junior.

Do the same steps if you flip in fresh water. You may need to take apart the carburator and fuel pumps if you flip the boat with the engine running. buy at least 2 spare sparkplugs. change to a new one when you are ready to restart a water soaked & cleaned out engine. The wet plug sometimes takes a few days to dry out in humid areas.

Enjoy.

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Salt water is fine providing you rinse it off afterwards with a hose pipe,takes about 10 mins.each boat.
Just make doubly sure your radio box is waterproof,saltwater plus electrics is a no-no.
Me and about 10 pals run in it every week with little probs.

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