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02-19-2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Ron Olson

Speedmaster hardware, speedmaster hardware...

Speedmaster hardware, speedmaster hardware (http://www.rossisales.com) if you want the best stuff or Zippkits, www,zippkits.com had good parts.
For engines you have some choices. If you want to run...
02-08-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Ron Olson

Try Sullivan ? Premium Radio Control parts for...

Try Sullivan ? Premium Radio Control parts for planes, drones, cars, trucks, boats and helis (http://www.sullivanproducts.com) as they have something a little better called a Tiger Drive. You can use...
02-08-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Ron Olson

Legally for racing it's not a mono hull as it has...

Legally for racing it's not a mono hull as it has more than one wetted surface. I'm not saying that you're going to race it but just for a point of reference. Anything with more than one wetted...
02-01-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Ron Olson

Another tip. Try a big hardware store like...

Another tip. Try a big hardware store like Menard's or Lowe's as they have an entire section on wall mounted shelving. At home I just use plastic shelving but if you're looking for more of a display...
02-01-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Ron Olson

You pay for what you get. Cheap boats have poor...

You pay for what you get. Cheap boats have poor radio systems, some still on 27 or 49 Mhz.
More info on what boat you bought would help immensely.
01-12-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

While I'm in here, another built. This time an...

While I'm in here, another built. This time an Assault 45" set up for the Super-Stock class....
01-12-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

We ran one day at the lake downstream from the...

We ran one day at the lake downstream from the oil spill after it was supposedly cleaned up. My boats came in with the tar sands on the bottom.
Here's the lake, Morrow Pond, a.k.a. Kilowatt Lake....
11-20-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

That sure looks like Tom Borisch's boat. I was up...

That sure looks like Tom Borisch's boat. I was up at his shop 3 days after he rented the place and it was sitting out in the front lobby.
11-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

Rather well as most AC Model Boats run well when...

Rather well as most AC Model Boats run well when the water get nasty.
11-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

Yes, it is. I built that boat just for that race...

Yes, it is. I built that boat just for that race as I knew what the water is like at Celina, OH. Some of these I still have and others have been sold over the years. That's not all of them but I...
11-16-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 95,347
Posted By Ron Olson

Matt, it's definitely been a while. I see a lot...

Matt, it's definitely been a while. I see a lot of names from back then that I don't see anymore in here.
I've had a lot of boats since my first 2 gassers. Just a few of them since...
10-25-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ron Olson

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/528x960/tboat3_d92ec5f6176d93ea04cc15f1a38be49c02a0de90.jpg

Thunderboat
This is a 50" Thunderboat with a standard 1" offset header and...
10-25-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ron Olson

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20141012_0003_a1411dbd23b9fca14d0142488014d81a88c3913e.jpg...
10-24-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Ron Olson

Magic Muffler I believe was a brand. I don't know...

Magic Muffler I believe was a brand. I don't know what they used on the larger engines as it appears to be made from something else. I don't know if I have a shot from my old .21 OB.
I don't know if...
10-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By Ron Olson

Check with Mike at...

Check with Mike at https://mlboatworksrc.com/shop?olsPage=t%2Foutboard-cowlings as he might have something in the works or not on his site yet.
DPI used to have one for the 3.5 (I still have one)...
10-23-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Ron Olson

It's not a Dumas, that's for sure but I don't...

It's not a Dumas, that's for sure but I don't know who made it.
You've got the main tank, the larger one of course and the smaller one is a hopper tank to help ensure that you keep a positive fuel...
10-23-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ron Olson

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/529x960/assault_f1e5031df8d26d38cf1c7baab2943bbe8a1d69bc.jpg
Another thing real quick. You might want to get a longer stand-off for the...
10-23-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ron Olson

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1440x810/ivbag_b9106a63221cf77de86f5b0ec7cb7110d0b34872.jpg
Your CG should be at about 20-7/8" forward of the transom. Keep in mind that the...
10-16-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 917
Posted By Ron Olson

The Candy was a boat made by Futaba, their only...

The Candy was a boat made by Futaba, their only foray into RC boats that I know of.
MRP went out of business many years ago so finding decals is going to be tough.
ABS plastic.
10-11-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ron Olson

I've run 60% in .12's and .21's. Nitro by nature...

I've run 60% in .12's and .21's. Nitro by nature is a slow-burning fuel so it burns better in the smaller displacement engines. As the size goes up the nitro content should go down past .45's.
09-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ron Olson

You're better off running it without a hatch. Gas...

You're better off running it without a hatch. Gas engines generate a LOT of heat so it needs to go somewhere.
Compare prices. Great buys on Zenoah's from www.gimzomotors.com and running hardware...
08-24-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,350
Posted By Ron Olson

Yes, I ran nitro before that for quite a few...

Yes, I ran nitro before that for quite a few years.
08-23-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By Ron Olson

I'd swap it over to a flex cable setup and if...

I'd swap it over to a flex cable setup and if you'd like to keep it a bolt-in, a Nova Rossi .12 would really wake it up! Really, in this case, a little smaller is better. Upgrade the radio system as...
08-23-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,350
Posted By Ron Olson

A Falcon 41 was the first and the American RC...

A Falcon 41 was the first and the American RC Boats Vee-Rod the second.
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08-07-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,240
Posted By Ron Olson

It sounds like you've got a chine-walking issue...

It sounds like you've got a chine-walking issue with the rocking. Most of the time it's a problem with strut height. You might have to raise it just a little. If you have a smaller prop handy, try...
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