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11-12-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By jacob711

RE: Help With Whipper Snipper Powered Boat.

the prop shaft housing is just a brass tube bent to whatever angle you need, 5/16" diameter from a hobby shop, or you could just use some aluminum tube around 8mm inside diameter

before every...
11-01-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By jacob711

RE: modded zen 231.

for a small race mono like yours it will do better with more rpm and less torque, a 231 is exactly that.. more rpm and less torque than a 260, im not sure how much difference there is though,...
10-26-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By jacob711

RE: Western Australia

that's a long drive, where do you live?

45mph is fine, there are a few other boats that would be perfect for you to run with
10-25-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By jacob711

RE: Western Australia

what happened last time shane i don't think i seen you down here, i think we're running this Sunday coming
10-18-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By jacob711

RE: hanson modded 257 carby

from what i have read the wyk-33 carbs bolt up, but the pop off pressure needs to be adjusted, they need a custom metal drum because the plasitc ones wear out quick, and aslo the venturi needs boring
10-17-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By jacob711

RE: hanson modded 257 carby

mart is exactly right, waste of money

the wyk carbs flow the most air but need a lot of work done to them to work best otherwise they are a waste, but even still it is not going to be much...
10-16-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By jacob711

RE: Price of wood

that basically confirmed what i thought, but if the wood is sealed with epoxy it cant soak water though can it, i think i might look into that AC grade 5 ply
10-15-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By jacob711

RE: Price of wood

i too am getting sick of the cost of wood, $36aud for a 1/16"x12"x48" sheet of birch, on my last built i refused to pay that and just got some cheaper stuff from the hardware store, $18aud for a...
10-11-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By jacob711

RE: 2 zen's in a aeromarine avenger

never seen it done in an avenger but i think aeromarine do a 50" cat for twins
10-11-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By jacob711

RE: planning first build

avenger is a good choice, also worth looking at the conquest too, they are a touch faster

if it were me i wouldn't use a clutch, why?... extra weight, the engine will need to be mounted...
10-09-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,279
Posted By jacob711

RE: Stuffed Crank in zen 260, pros & cons

it is said that a stuffed/full circle crank will give slightly more torque, but the stuffing bits tend to fly out at high rpm and wreck motors, better off with a plain full circle crank which is...
10-06-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,695
Posted By jacob711

RE: DXF plans.

plus it is weak and heavy
10-05-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,695
Posted By jacob711

RE: DXF plans.

you would want a 50" hull for that engine and you do not want to build it from MDF, it must be ply, 6mm for the engine rails and bulkheads and 3mm for all the sheeting
10-02-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By jacob711

RE: Western Australia

like you already mentioned there is the Mandurah club too, i am a member, feel free to come up and run with us on Sunday, were all usually there at 9am, usually about 5-10 of us down there
09-20-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 208,113
Posted By jacob711

RE: .12 Rigger Kits for CHEAP!

nice, the red yellow and black one is also a JAE... .45 i believe
09-20-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,360
Posted By jacob711

RE: 41 Falcon cat

move engine further maybe, what is the cg at now?
09-18-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By jacob711

RE: Carbs??

well they all have the same size bore and venturi

813A has primer bulb but no choke, also has an accelerator pump which is not needed anyway, never hear of anyone using this carb

257 has no...
09-18-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By jacob711

RE: Help identifying old hulls

the engine in the first one looks alot like a quickdraw 35cc which is a very good engine, the other 2 engines look like homelites, not as good as the quickdraw but still ok

the 2nd boat looks...
09-17-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By jacob711

RE: rc turbo spider

i think you need to take the strut off and the flex shaft will come out with it, also to grease the hard shaft that goes through the strut you need to take the propeller and drive dog off and the...
09-17-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,526
Posted By jacob711

RE: Carb upside down?

im pretty sure the carby is on the right way, it is just a different type carb than the smaller engines use
09-17-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By jacob711

RE: Talon 28cc

i think the coil limits the revs, you will need to find a coil that is not rev limited

i also had a 28cc talon engine, there is no rev limiter in it though, after a mild port job, a bigger...
09-17-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By jacob711

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

ok so you only want the stinger to come through the transom
09-16-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By jacob711

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

also try and cut out the bit shown in my picture and weld the bits back together to get the header shorter, and also push the pipe right up to near the bend on the header but make sure it still seals...
09-16-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 208,113
Posted By jacob711

RE: .12 Rigger Kits for CHEAP!

i think the overall length is 25.5"
09-16-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,526
Posted By jacob711

RE: Carb upside down?

yep you can mount it upside down, but you may need to run an external pulse like to the carby, take the carby off and get me a pic of the intake manifold so i can tell you for sure

if you need...
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