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Old 03-31-2010, 02:57 PM
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1/4 scale Cracker Box Racer. I put my boat in the pool to test and it didn't want to turn left, I shimmed the prop drive about 2 degrees to the left and increased the rudder throw but it still doesn't want to turn left. Any ideas would be appreciated. My rudder is about 2" into the water, is that enough?
Old 03-31-2010, 06:57 PM
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Default RE: Boat turns

put some pics up to show your setup.

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1/4 scale Cracker Box Racer. I put my boat in the pool to test and it didn't want to turn left, I shimmed the prop drive about 2 degrees to the left and increased the rudder throw but it still doesn't want to turn left. Any ideas would be appreciated. My rudder is about 2'' into the water, is that enough?
That better be one big ***** pool....
Old 03-31-2010, 10:51 PM
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Default RE: Boat turns

2" sounds like it's a little short to me. You want a good 1-1/8" or more below the lowest part of your prop blades or more on your surface drive if that's how you've got it set up. I'll upload some pix of some of the better C-boxes in the area.
Do you happen to have a turn fin underneath?
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