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Forum: RC Airboats
07-16-2010, 12:45 AM
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Posted By mjderstine

DC area?

anyone running in the DC area? Moved here about 4 months ago and looking for places to run...
Forum: RC Airboats
07-12-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 42,322
Posted By mjderstine

RE: PICS OF YOUR AIRBOATS

soem of you have seen thie before. I call it the Hull Force. it has a 1.08 is 42" long and 21" wide. its a bit overbuilt and im sure could survive a full speed impact with a wall, but shes super...
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Views: 193,292
Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

i have been to the track a couple time already, and it doesnt dig in at all, i even lawn darted the thing a couple times, and the bumper is so elastic that is made the car bounce back on all 4 tires....
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

TBR racingT-Bone Racing. i have a rear one as well. it is a bit smaller, but exactly the same overall shape.
website

TBR


they are made from delrin, and are VERY strong, and very...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

here are some pics of mine. i have the temporary motor and ESC installed. (MM and 4600 are getting serviced) nice cheap duratrax streak! it works well though.
i also got a new wing!, and have...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

that might require someone else driving my baby!!

its not that pretty, i dont have a new body yet, its just plain black all the way through. OOGLLY
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

well the servo has 120 oz of torque, or something close, it is also really fast, and digital. meets all my requirements.

i went tot he track last night, the servo arm could def be shorter, and...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

that looks great man. pretty cool.

the steering arm is definately in a test form now. i had to turn the dual rate all the way down so that i wasnt over stressing the servo at the end of the...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

well here are some close ups of the radio installation. the wires actually look a lot cleaner in person. its just not a very photogenic car...:batman:

i have the esc taped down, and i cut the...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Official Dark Impact Thread

the 3 racing ones should be hex head.
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

well, i got the steering all worked out. just had to move the servo to the other side of the mounting tabs. now i have a proper angle for steering. the servo arm was being used just because i dont...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

well, the servo move did the trick. the angle is perfect now. i will get some pics soon for you to look at.
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

i have been wondering if i can get another buggy body to fit on there. maybe a jconcepts or something like that.
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

the test will come tonight.

the hardest thing is going to be sealing the chassis to help keep dirt out... i dont think i will be able to do that at all though.
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

OOOHHHH:D

duh. that would be much easier to accomplish. would have to make sure it wouldnt come in contact with the top plate if its moved, but there are two mounting positions, i already have...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

hmmm, let me see if i can picture this in my head.

do you mean just flip the servo so the arm is facing the other way? of just moving the servo mounting blocks more tot he left to move the...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

here are some updates... its coming along slowly now that i am realizing some parts i need.

i have some pics of the servo mounted on its side. i have a servo saver to put on there, but the arm...
Forum: RC Airboats
02-26-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,083
Posted By mjderstine

RE: My SI3....All about SPEED

dadkins,

from seeing these boats in person a couple times, they really dony have much room inside the hull to mount the equipment. the radio box also probably has a large effect onth e...
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

thanks man. i will check that size tonight. I have some of those ball from my Twin Force. lets hope it works!
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

man!

can you get a measurement on the size of the ball for me? if not, i won't be able to get these mounted, and i am trying to get them mounted asap.

4mm? 7mm? the product sheet said...
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Views: 186,915
Posted By mjderstine

RE: Official Dark Impact Thread

no kidding, might not see anything but the shelf!
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

sure are. definately a hopped up car.

any ideas on what ball ends those are?
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Posted By mjderstine

RE: Official Dark Impact Thread

here are some more completed pics. I had a couple hick-ups in the building. i found out that i wont be able to use the lay down servo mounts successfully. the servo saver comes in contact with the...
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Views: 193,292
Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

thanks for the compliments guys.

here are some more completed pics. I had a couple hick-ups in the building. i found out that i wont be able to use the lay down servo mounts successfully. the...
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Views: 193,292
Posted By mjderstine

RE: Dark Impact - Lunchboxer style..

(Lunch)

i think i meant slop, not slope. just less rattling of parts. either way. it should hinder performance at all.

probably just using a hitec. i have a digital servo laying around...
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