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Old School Speed Boat.

Another old IC converting to Brushless.

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ashley needham06/03/2020 08:01:28
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Yeah, know the type! Glass cloth and ?? For the top?


harry smith 106/03/2020 10:58:29
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p1010145.jpgp1010144.jpgHi All

Added all the combings and my three double magnet setup to hold down the top.

White undercoated the top.

Going to change the windscreen, it does not look right.

Chopping up some pipes to make it sing !!!!


Rained all day yesterday, Ashley !!!!


ashley needham06/03/2020 11:39:23
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that looks better Harry. The top hatch is a bit small?.?

we have some teardrop clear acrylic ..decorations, I suppose they put something inside to make a Christmas tree decoration (or woteva), but they make fabulous streamlined canopies, or scoops, when cut up a bit.

Rain...can’t believe it mate!


harry smith 111/03/2020 06:25:17
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p1010148.jpgp1010147.jpgHi All

I finished the boat, tested running gear but having problems with the low speed on the motor.

Check all the ESC settings, all OK.

Battery fully charge.

The same one I use in the Huntsman.

Motor or ESC ????


ashley needham11/03/2020 14:46:40
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Great top harry. DM looks about right in the hatch I thought looked too small.

Impressive exhaust pipes!! wowser.

Were you going to do up the deck??


harry smith 112/03/2020 11:27:53
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HI Ashley

I am not planning to do up the deck and sides at is point.

Test run the boat and the ESC died !!!!

The boat run OK and very good on the turns.

The motor was only going about 40% at the time.

Change the ESC and replaced the motor with the 35mm 2400kv.

Bench tested and sounds a lot better.

DM handle the boat very smoothly and cool !!!


Dave Milbourn12/03/2020 11:39:43
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DM handled the boat very smoothly and cool !!!

Was there ever any doubt?


ashley needham12/03/2020 17:32:20
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It goes without saying.


harry smith 113/03/2020 01:31:36
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I was waiting for a DM reply !!!!


harry smith 114/03/2020 04:00:43
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Hi All

Ran the boat today is choppy water with the 2400kv 35mm motor on 60% throttle and a 3S 3700mah Lipo.

Sat up on the plane and was fairly quick.

The boat was totally dry inside.

The chine/spray rail works great.

I am afraid DM got his hair wet, but he did throw the boat around pretty good !!!


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