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01-31-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,073
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Looking for field stand

JimO:

I would be greatfull for some kind of drawing or plans.

John
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Forum: RC Airboats
01-21-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Greg:

I am coating the entire boat with epoxy, the 20min finish cure variety even before I paint anything. After several coats of that I will sand it smooth and paint whichever parts I decide...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-18-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,434
Posted By n8mkr

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Good thought Crispy.

I sanded my foam, opening some of the pores, but sealed it with a heavy dose of epoxy, not thinking that I may want to seal it, but to help the sponson tops stick better. ...
Replies: 21
Views: 2,218
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Futaba 7c Fasst

[sm=idea.gif] That's a great idea!!
Forum: RC Airboats
01-14-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Rick:

Could you please send me a link on the precise item you are talking about?
[email protected]

Thanx,

John
Forum: RC Airboats
01-14-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

It's a cockpit, but I am doing away with mine. To me it just looked like a great place to catch water or snow, or an onboard swimming pool. I have a piece of light ply that is going to serve as the...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-13-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

OK Guys, here are my latest pix. I sanded and shaped both sponsons and filled in any cracks left between the center edge of the sponson tops and the frame, with epoxy, and sanded them to contour. I...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-11-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,434
Posted By n8mkr

RE: My 1`st Scratch Built Airboat,,EVER !!

Dave:
Please tell us about that muffler arrangement on your G90. That is not factory out of the box, but it is very nice.
John
Forum: RC Airboats
01-08-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Lol, is funny you posted that here. I have read that thread and am subscribed to it. I think that idea is very cool!![sm=idea.gif]
I have been looking on towerhobbies.com to locate one like it or...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-08-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,704
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big swamp buggy with SuperTigre G90 ?

Bob:

What is porpoising exactly and with respect to the BSB specifically, what effect does the thrust angle have relative to the engine position?

JOhn
Forum: RC Airboats
01-08-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,423
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Dumas Swamp Buggy

Patrick:

Have not heard from you in a while. I have posted a few more pix. I have the sponsons complete except for sanding. I used hobby foam inside them to give them strength for the ice and...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-08-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Noah:

Having used almost all of both bottles of the hobby foam, I believe that the hull bursting warnings are very overstated. Of course, my hulls were wide open at the top as you can see from...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-08-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Dave:

What weight of figerglass cloth did you use? I am inclined to use a medium or light. Just not sure. Do I want the wood to show through or the texture of the heavy cloth. I don't plan...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-07-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Noah:

I have no idea how it is going to corner. It is going to be an adventure. Yes indeed it is a BSB!!

John
Forum: RC Airboats
01-05-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Tim:

Ok here are my pix. I decided to use foam in the sponsons for extra strength as I intend to use this on the snow and ice. I still have not decided whether I am going to put some...
Forum: RC Airboats
01-05-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Thanx Tim, it looks great. I just glued the sponson bottoms on. Perhaps I will take some photos tomorrow morning.
Forum: RC Airboats
01-03-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

New Racer:

Check the link below. See the post by CFRACR. He has an interesting airfoil on the front of his BSB. I have asked him to report on it's performance but have not heard back. It...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Inexpensive dual-conversion FM Rx?

Bob:

Thanx for the update. I am keeping an eye on the Dymond 6 ch but posting a notice on my club website that I am interested in a micro receiver. Dr Benz had a good idea on that. Perhaps...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Inexpensive dual-conversion FM Rx?

Good thinking Dr. I will try that.;)
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Inexpensive dual-conversion FM Rx?

Old Bob:

What do you have to report about the Dymond? I am thinking of buying one here directly!!

Johh
Forum: RC Airboats
01-01-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,181
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Big Swamp Buggy ??'s

Christmas was good and the New Year holiday good too. My daughter asked for a RC model airplane and got one for Christmas. We have started building it. It is an ARF, a discontinued model by...
12-29-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,976
Posted By n8mkr

RE: FMS Flight Problems

Eric:

I really like your "basic trainer!!!" Thank you. I think this is perfect to train myself and my children. I like its mellow handling and realistic feel. Althought it is prettier, I...
Replies: 21
Views: 2,218
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Futaba 7c Fasst

Thanks for the tips guys, they all make good sense!!
John
Replies: 21
Views: 2,218
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Futaba 7c Fasst

Doug:

Do you or any of the other guys find the $100 price tag per receiver offensive. I do! I have been waiting for this radio to hit the shelves, but now I am thinking of purchasing the 72Mhz...
Forum: RC Airboats
12-18-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,678
Posted By n8mkr

RE: Twin hull airboat,check it out..

Rick:
The workmanship looks great. I am particularly impressed with the side hatch. If I read your post correctly this is built from plans, not a kit. Am I correct in my interpretation?
John
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