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10-01-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,065
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Wierd Engine Problem

i had heaps on trouble with my zen a while back. changed everything, the carb diaphragm, cleaned the screen in there too. nothing would work. It wa salso misfiring at WOT like you described. Ended up...
09-17-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,924
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: looking for pics of fountain boats

I asked the same questions a few days ago for a hull the same size and almost the same design too.
Seemed a good option was the use of a quickdraw deepvee pipe...
09-17-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,516
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Center Console boats

I had thought about doing a center console scarab to match our boat. 55" scarab hulls are a dime a dozen
Our boat:
http://picasaweb.google.com/nick.wydeven/ScarabTimeline.
09-17-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

yea thats my preference.
09-17-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

Hi Jacob, i was going to shorten the lower part anyway :) however the upper part, if i took the straight bit out, which i would love to do, then it would mean the motor sits about another 1.5 inches...
09-16-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,756
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Cameras, what are you using?

I have a Panasonic TZ-15 camera. Im happy with it. HD video, although the video quality wasnt as good as i'd hoped. but it makes great photos and the zoom is great too :)
09-16-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

thanks mr apache
MIG, not using stainless, so the welds may rust it im not careful... no big deal.
09-16-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

Ah yep that look like the boat alright.

I decided to set to work on making my wrap to center header into a deep vee header... think of it as a quick fix for now :)
dont think ive done too...
09-16-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

I doubt im getting optimum performance now, i have a wtc header, so much the same as a deep vee header. Im using a 2"band BH hanson pipe at the moment. The QD Pipe kits actually look like a nice...
09-16-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

ah you guys are heaps of help :)
Jacob, those QD pipes are a bit more than im willing to spend haha... im thinking i could always make a header myself, as long as there is room inside, the rest...
09-16-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

thanks mart, at what size, or width for that matter can you fit a pipe in the side??
09-16-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Lookin for a possible new hull

i did think it had a good look to it... :) with a hull of say that size, 42", is that big enough to have the tuned pipe sitting inside the body? I would like something with a scale appearance, and...
09-16-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By BarnacleNZ

Lookin for a possible new hull

just stumbled across this one. I personally dont know anything about hulls. Id just like something with a hatch now.
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Toys-models/Radio-control/Boats/auction-241805760.htm
...
09-15-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By BarnacleNZ

Modified mounts for hanson clutch *pics*

Got my (hardly) used BH Hanson clutch in the mail this morning.
My boats setup with Arrow Shark drop mounts or whatever they are called. I find them quite good to use so i set about trying to make...
09-14-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Boat + waves = LOL *vid*

haha thats awesome!!

Justaddwata:
that place is really nice at hightide... my friend seems to have a knack to taking nice photos, i too am jealous haha
09-14-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Boat + waves = LOL *vid*

It sure is, heres a couple of pics from jsut before we put the boat in the water. Actually, Its the estuary we were running in b4 we went over to the sea side.
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09-14-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,987
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Fired New RCMK

i use the manual trim to increase throttle while starting.
09-14-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Boat + waves = LOL *vid*

mart: yea i do think it could have been down a bit more haha, shr was hardly touching the water... when she was touching it at all haha:)

thanks nooh :) it was fun
09-14-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Boat + waves = LOL *vid*

and please, feel free to comment :)
09-14-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BarnacleNZ

Boat + waves = LOL *vid*

Took the boat for a spin again today, I noticed my strut was poining down heaps, so i started toying around with the angle. I was amazed at how much different its handles at different angles!! Once i...
09-10-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: Bored as ****

I got bored, and decided to make an apple slice, have 2 cakes in the oven and a bread rising... yes i was VERY bored! but i'll have tasty food for the weekend :P
09-10-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By BarnacleNZ

my latest youtube vid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDom0BAUztQ
Vid of when i took it out last week.
Just bought a clutch online so i'll be fitting that next week.
cheers
Barn

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09-08-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,560
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: For those of you without fullsize boats, how do you recover your RC boat?

Flipped my boat in a deep lake once, cant say how deep, but i couldnt see the bottom, i was about 100m out from shore i think, I swam out for it, drained the water out of the boat and used the hull...
08-27-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 71,354
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: homemade 1/4 scale buggy project (vid)

hows progress on this coming along??? kinda keen to try something like this myself, looks mad :)
07-13-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,560
Posted By BarnacleNZ

RE: For those of you without fullsize boats, how do you recover your RC boat?

Same here. if its windy, ill pick a location that it will blow to shore. Otherwise im happy swimming for it :)
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