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05-19-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Justaddwata

As far as where to look at hulls and hardware -...

As far as where to look at hulls and hardware - there are a number of options depending on what sort of hull design you prefer and many ways to set up drives etc to make her move. Some reputable...
05-19-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Justaddwata

Believe what you are referring to is a Stuffing...

Believe what you are referring to is a Stuffing Tube block (or butch block) which is used to seal the stuffing tube to the hull where the shaft exits the hull on catamarans and hydros. I have a few...
05-19-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Justaddwata

Welcome back Lonnie and thank you for your...

Welcome back Lonnie and thank you for your service!

Things have certainly changed over the years but there remains so many niches where one can do as little or as much of a build as they desire....
05-12-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Justaddwata

Just a note that the post you are responding to...

Just a note that the post you are responding to has seen no activity in 14 years - you may not see the original poster responding.
02-23-2022, 02:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,387
Posted By Justaddwata

Sadly I see a considerable backward step in Gas...

Sadly I see a considerable backward step in Gas RC Boats the past few years (in the hobby as a whole). With many European countries and high end builders switching away from Gasoline based power...
12-18-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,492
Posted By Justaddwata

Hi John, Mart is not often on here lately...

Hi John,

Mart is not often on here lately but you can certainly reach him via his FB Page where he is also admin - https://www.facebook.com/groups/347874658563715
10-26-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,387
Posted By Justaddwata

My advice is build the boat first then track down...

My advice is build the boat first then track down the prop. Realistically my most highly recommended prop for any (and every) gas prop collection is a Prather 270 and 275. They are surprisingly...
09-21-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Justaddwata

Though I have no hands on experience with the...

Though I have no hands on experience with the drive - it does look similar to the Current MHZ outboard drive. It is possible it is an earlier version (they have made changes to several of their...
05-30-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By Justaddwata

Been a long time since I tinkered with a...

Been a long time since I tinkered with a homelite. For coil gap I used a cardboard business card between the magnet and the pickup. Same for zenoahs etc. Rotate to make sure it clears. For plug gap -...
04-28-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Posted By Justaddwata

You happen to have a link for an image? Name is...

You happen to have a link for an image? Name is not ringing a bell (though my bell is pretty rusty)
04-16-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,881
Posted By Justaddwata

Nicely done!! Looks good!

Nicely done!! Looks good!
04-16-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By Justaddwata

Diaphragm pump is certainly easy and trouble...

Diaphragm pump is certainly easy and trouble free. Have never run an electric pump - have never considered anything other than diaphragm!
03-25-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Justaddwata

hard to mount a stinger on a Hydro or cat!!

hard to mount a stinger on a Hydro or cat!!
03-25-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By Justaddwata

Bonzi certainly make a great quality clutch...

Bonzi certainly make a great quality clutch though it is no bargain and is quite large. They hold up to 70cc quickdraws without issue....
03-23-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Justaddwata

Most would use a walbro pulse pump which uses the...

Most would use a walbro pulse pump which uses the crankcase pulse to operate.

https://www.bonzisports.com/product/wip-10-wip-13-water-pump-rc-boat-walbro/...
03-19-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Justaddwata

Where in OZ? I spent the first half of my life...

Where in OZ? I spent the first half of my life there (Mostly Gosford) before moving to the US.

One place that I have found has very respectable pricing and great service is hobbysupplies.com.au. ...
03-19-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Justaddwata

Going to depend (to some extent) on what you are...

Going to depend (to some extent) on what you are starting with.

Realistically you should lay out the boat - figure the best location for the motor/s keeping the balance of the boat in mind (for...
03-14-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 125,499
Posted By Justaddwata

The Geico Looks awesome Super V. Do you...

The Geico Looks awesome Super V.

Do you think you will have enough airflow in (and out) of the hull? I know some drill under the transom bustle to help get some heat out.
02-06-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,295
Posted By Justaddwata

From the looks of his FB page he has things...

From the looks of his FB page he has things sorted for other designs. Nice stuff (be it scale and electric)
02-04-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,295
Posted By Justaddwata

Alex advised me the following when I contacted...

Alex advised me the following when I contacted him about the 95" Cat kit
"That 95" frame kit was an early one-off. I'll be honest, I didn't know what I was doing back in 2014. Simply scaling up...
02-03-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,295
Posted By Justaddwata

I reached out to Alex who responded immediately....

I reached out to Alex who responded immediately. Unfortunately he does not offer the big 95" Mystic cat any longer. He has some great looking kits though - might be worth a look (even though most are...
02-01-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,295
Posted By Justaddwata

Try Alex here - Looks active -...

Try Alex here - Looks active - https://www.facebook.com/barracudaRCBoats/timeline
01-22-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,471
Posted By Justaddwata

I dont know any boat painters but if you look for...

I dont know any boat painters but if you look for someone that does bike painting they can often come up with something impressive!
01-20-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Justaddwata

No problem at all. I was hoping he was closer. He...

No problem at all. I was hoping he was closer. He should still be able to point you in the right direction I should think. As mentioned - good to connect with local boaters - the hobby can be...
01-20-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Justaddwata

Welcome Gibbo!! If you are where I think you...

Welcome Gibbo!!

If you are where I think you are in Victoria you might want to reach out to Tony Grinter at Hobbysupplies.com.au. Believe he is in Croydon Hills. He has been in the hobby decades...
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