|Mar 22, 2014, 04:30 AM|
Custom Built CRACKER BOX!!!!!!!!!
Well this has been in the making for the past 4 months.
I wanted a Cracker Box for our spec racing Cracker Box Class. I knew of this bloke who is a perfectionist and had one that he built for himself. I managed to track him down and settled on a price for the hull completed & painted. I knew it will take a while for him to do but after 4 months I decided to say just hand it over and I will finish of the electrics and other bits.
Well it was presented too me today and I knew it would be good but this is simply a stunning example. The paint scheme is awesome and he did such a good of the drivers which are Tamiya Wild Willy with his arms shortened . The Blown V8 engine is out of a new toy grade rc car which I went half's with as he got to keep the car for his kids. There is a water cooling set up for the Tamiya 540 motor.
Apart from the Mad Racer stickers & P-01 everything else is painted,
|Mar 22, 2014, 05:52 AM|
Beautiful model! the paintwork is fantastic.
You'd be doing your friend justice if you get take some photos that are in focus though!
|Mar 22, 2014, 10:22 AM|
Joined May 2012
Very nice! Can you post a couple pics of the inside and bottom?
I drew up plans for one from the table of offsets available from the APBA - about 30" long, going to power it with either an Aquacraft or Proboat motor running on 4s.
Have a few other boats I need to finish up before I get started on this project though, still collecting pictures and set up info.
Do you happen to know the drive shaft angle used on yours?
Is it a solid shaft or a flex drive?
Also interested in the location and shape of the turn fin.
Thanks and cheers.
|Mar 24, 2014, 03:16 AM|
Sorry for the blurred pic's but that happens on close up shots with my camera
I'm away for the rest of the week but will post more pic's once I get home for you Sibe.
It has a solid shaft to answer your first question.
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