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01-12-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 373
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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: 93,580
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: 93,580
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
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Views: 93,580
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: 93,580
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: 93,580
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: 1,899
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: 1,899
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: 787
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: 763
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: 787
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: 1,899
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: 1,899
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: 822
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: 1,155
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: 1,899
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: 6,203
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: 2,301
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: 6,203
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: 2,071
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...
06-22-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By Ron Olson

One of the designers is in here, Jerry Dunlap....

One of the designers is in here, Jerry Dunlap. The problem they had was Pro Boat wanted it to look as scale as possible but left everyone else with the problem of stuffing everything inside. That led...
06-04-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,500
Posted By Ron Olson

;) Yeah, right. Only 35 MPH down a mineshaft with...

;) Yeah, right. Only 35 MPH down a mineshaft with a tailwind.
The idle speed screw is usually the first thing that I toss when getting a new engine or carb. You only need to adjust the idle speed...
06-03-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,500
Posted By Ron Olson

8 oz. per gallon of a good synthetic 2-stroke...

8 oz. per gallon of a good synthetic 2-stroke oil. I used to run Honda HP-2 but it got hard to come by, now I run Lucas.
There's not a lot of after-run work to be done, mostly keeping your flex...
06-03-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,029
Posted By Ron Olson

He can't as he needs a minimum number of postings...

He can't as he needs a minimum number of postings (10 or 15 I think) being a new member. Some other sites do this also.
You can PM me the You Tube link and I can post it for you. As a former...
06-03-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,948
Posted By Ron Olson

Only the fuel line really needs to be hooked up...

Only the fuel line really needs to be hooked up as the vent line really doesn't do much. That'll be the line hooked up to the primer button. Leaving it unhooked will also help the tank to vent better...
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