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Forum: RC Airboats
07-14-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By weaselphd

RE: aquacraft question - water damage

The waterproofing is complete! thanks for all your help on the topic, i ran the boat consistantly all week and there was water in it today and all is well... i used the rubberize-it for creating a...
Forum: RC Airboats
07-07-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By weaselphd

RE: aquacraft question - water damage

Hey thanks so much for everyones responses, i just got back from home depot and bought that "rubberize-it" is their brand name, and iw ill be waterproofing the boat tonight....

thanks again! i...
Forum: RC Airboats
07-06-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By weaselphd

RE: aquacraft question - water damage

Great i will give that a try, i just think that when you buy a boat they should acount for these things.

thanks so much for the tip! i will let you know how she works!

thanks
Michael:D
Forum: RC Airboats
07-06-2004, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By weaselphd

RE: aquacraft question - water damage

Ok i have had my airboat for almost 2 years now, and after i ruined the first set of servo's (water damage) i sealed them in a balloon as well as the receiver and battery pack. then i installed a...
08-20-2003, 10:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

I bought it at a local hobby shop called Joe's Hobby In Farmington Michigan, but im certain tower would carry them if you call or do a search for auto bailer on their web site...


if not please...
08-19-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

AutoBailer Installed

Nope, i decided to hold off for a bit on the engine, i did buy it just dont have time to messs with that type of upgrade now. but i did install an autobailer that helps remove water from inside the...
08-19-2003, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

i use the DuraLube spray or ProLong they are awesome and they are a buck more than WD40. :stupid:


WeaselPhd
08-11-2003, 01:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

agreed im starting to doubt the whole .61 size engine idea, there are too many mods involved, i will however buy the 11x5 to try, i bought the 11x7, and 11x6 so i wasnt sure if i wanted to race the...
08-08-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By weaselphd

AquaCraft Air Force

I suggest the AquaCraft Air Force, it rocks i have gone through several boats and like you have flown planes all my life, and still do, but that engine may or maynot work, however you can get this...
08-08-2003, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

yeah, if you notice i have the high bid so far.. lol

could use an extra project boat...


weaselphd
08-07-2003, 11:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

well actually my GPS is accurate to 9 feet, this is a professional model that i use on the road and lake, it is pretty accurate for this type, there are 6 speed over ground will record MAX Speed and...
08-07-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

Hey im running cool power 10% could that be my problem?


i will try that im home now im on my way over to the beach to play...

thanks for the tips...

weaselphd :rolleyes:
08-07-2003, 05:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

Agreed

thanks for the link i will go order one... i dunno even though im rnuning on lake erie, its very calm as seen in the pic, abd as for turning, i have the throttle barried full when i turn, and i have...
08-07-2003, 03:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

Steering

I have not altered my steering, but since i have owned other boats, this boat (mine) steers rather well) im not sure what slack you are talking about i know its not going to turn on a dime, but mine...
08-07-2003, 01:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

GPS Speed and Prop check 11x8

Frustrated, well maybe i over-estimated the boats capabilities. last night i strapped the GPS onto my AirForce, and with the stock 11x8 prop, the top speed was 16.2 MPH. i have since purchased a 11x7...
08-05-2003, 06:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

Needles?

Which needles are you referring to? i beleive there is only one needle valve for adjusting the carb, if that is what your asking...


WeaselPhD
08-05-2003, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

Taking on water

Take it from me, go to the store and buy yourself a bag of balloons, seal your battery pack and receiver in seperate balloons, this will keep them dry and safe from any water you may take on board, i...
08-04-2003, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

i will post one of mine, but that gap is definately to much, at least i think so the manual does state to open it that far while trying to start your engine for the first time, but it said to adjust...
07-25-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,158
Posted By weaselphd

Ducted fan or Jet powered boat

thats odd, i noticed on your web site most of the boats are electric?
now you cant run a ducted fan on a boat, i thought that would haul... what jet boats have you seen?

anyway check out the...
07-25-2003, 04:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

Most definately, i will have those speeds early next week for posting... actually the center of gravity is easy to fix though, all you need to do is buy some lead weights at your local hobby shop...
07-25-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,158
Posted By weaselphd

Ducted fan or Jet powered boat

Can anyone tell me if there are any builders whom have created or built a ducted fan powered or one of those german JET powered boats, im trying to design and build something new and different, and...
07-25-2003, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

Great, i will check that out.... i will also let you know because i have a GPS, and i will run it next time.. i live in Michigan right on Lake Erie, and i run it there almost 4 times a week or so......
07-24-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By weaselphd

aquacraft airforce airboat

Yes most definately, i just bought the Air Force a couple weeks ago after going through several other models and becomming way to frustrated with them.. this boat is awesome, i have began adjusting...
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