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03-10-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,009
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Posted By ib2525

RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

Hi,

Where are people getting the cheap NDQ jet boats from, i found 1 guy on EBAY but wants to charge me $60USD to ship, which is stupid, i have had bigger heavier stuff shipped for far less. ...
02-07-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 625,186
Posted By ib2525

RE: The Unofficial all things Jet drive thread

Here's a couple of pic's of the jet sprint i just fininshed... still needs painting and a roll cage but it all works and goes well.

Powered by Graupner 700 9.6v race. with a Graupner jet unit.
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06-12-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,502
Posted By ib2525

RE: This is what I bought today

Looking at it, I may be wrong, but it looks more like the academy outdrive, with the gearbox for 2 x 540's.. I have one, they are cheap but are meant to go fine. If you need parts for it go see the...
02-19-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,255
Posted By ib2525

RE: ZENOAH DIFFICULT TO START!!

Thats sounds like what my Sikk was doing, you are getting too much gas in the cylinder, try only chokeing it with one slow pull on the pull start., or even for get it and try to start it after you...
02-18-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,255
Posted By ib2525

RE: ZENOAH DIFFICULT TO START!!

Not sure if you have it starting yet or even if this will work on a Zen, It works really well on my Sikk, now that I can start the damn thing..
This is advice from some very knowledge people and I...
11-27-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By ib2525

What size hull would suit.

Hi,

I have and HP 61 motor which I have had for years but never run, it is in a good condition, i have oiled it and kept it clean and dry.
I was wondering what size hull this would be good...
09-05-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By ib2525

RE: In-rudder h20 pickup...

I had the same trouble, put another one in on the other side and above the exisiting one, I also opened the existing one up a little more as well... works very well now.. I used my drill for doing...
09-05-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By ib2525

RE: NQD Hydro RTR Boat ESC / Electronics Replacement?

I have a similar boat with the vector steering and due to the radio gear buring out I replaced it with a hitec 2 channel receiver and used a micro servo from my many spares to operate to micro...
09-04-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By ib2525

RE: Hehe Another starting boat question

From what I understand the super G is a good starter and will run in the 30's with no problem. The failsafe is handy to have as it is much better that it stops in the water rather than plowing into...
08-27-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,429
Posted By ib2525

RE: I need 100mph plus boat material

100mph boat?, madness, I gps'ed my gas powered team pro on the weekend.... got 34mph, and that is fast enough for a first boat... just too hard to keep under control... still needs triming but it's...
08-27-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By ib2525

RE: homelite bandit???

Finally got my gps and did a few runs... I got 34mph out of it, water was choppy and it needs trim tabs, just gets a bit out of control at top speed... then i flipped it... so that finished it for...
08-19-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,105
Posted By ib2525

RE: NEW CRACKER BOX! Zipp Manufacturing

Hi Joe,

I have them, but your V-box would be better suited to our needs.. Are you able to ship overseas? May have to look into the cost as it maybe easier to do that than try to build from...
08-17-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,105
Posted By ib2525

RE: NEW CRACKER BOX! Zipp Manufacturing

Hi Joe,

Are you only selling these as kits or are you going to sell plans as well? I am just wondering as the shipping alone to New Zealand would cost a small fortune and I am interested in the...
08-17-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,626
Posted By ib2525

RE: A boat for a 25 cc homelite weed eater.

I have a 25cc homelite in an enforcer Team Pro, it goes well and the hull was cheap 2nd hand. Easy to setup as well.. not the worlds fastest boat but fast enough for a bit of fun.
08-10-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,059
Posted By ib2525

RE: Weed wacker engine conversion kits for boats?

That would solve all your trouble, its all setup and good to go....
08-10-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,059
Posted By ib2525

RE: Weed wacker engine conversion kits for boats?

I have a homelite in my boat and it goes fine, not fast but fast enough. They are right tho you will need to go surface drive with it. It is a good way to start if you dont want to spend the money...
08-01-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,555
Posted By ib2525

RE: Gas Boat from china

Excellent video, will be interesting to see them at full throttle..... one thing I thought was strange tho, I didnt know they had blue sky and sunshine in Scotland... ;)
A beautiful lake and...
07-30-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By ib2525

RE: homelite bandit???

I doubt mine will get to high 30's even... just dont think I have the skill to get it running and trimmed to that point. I would be happy with 30... once I get my gps I will find out the truth.
07-30-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By ib2525

RE: homelite bandit???

I have one of those in my 46" enforcer hull, I have been told that I should be able to get high 30's to low 40's out of it once I get the trim right and a bigger prop, I am currently running a...
05-22-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 106,912
Posted By ib2525

RE: NQD High Wind 757 upgrade

It should work but you will need an ESC for each channel I would think. As you would have no way of controlling the second motor.
The ESC only works on the channel it is plugged into. This is as...
05-21-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 106,912
Posted By ib2525

RE: NQD High Wind 757 upgrade

I have a similar boat, same setup but due to a couple of problems, one motor burnt out and then one of the relays it uses to swith the motors on and off for turning also ended up with a fault.

...
01-17-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By ib2525

RE: Vector push boat issue

I have had a look inside, seems it does do it out of water to an extent.... so took the transmitter apart... noticed a bit of wear on the contacts.... cleaned and back together...
I think one of...
01-16-2006, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By ib2525

Vector push boat issue

Hi,

I have replaced the stock 380 motors with a couple of MIG 400 6v motors, goes really well, not much faster but it can now spin out when you corner. is heaps more fun.

But it had an...
01-09-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By ib2525

Vector push boats, what rpm do they do?

Hi,

I have one of the nasty cheap vector push boats and have just ordered some MIG 400 6v motors to replace the stock 380's.

I was wondering if anyone knows what rpm the stock 380 does with...
11-01-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ib2525

RE: Wingspeed type boat motor question

Cool, for now I will try to brush cool them, when they die, may just use the dual motor mechnical speed controller that the sea dagger uses, along with the gearbox, 2 x 540's and the steerable out...
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