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Old Feb 10, 2011, 08:41 PM
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I like it. PVC coupler right? If it does come out to be the right id you could even add a carbon fiber wrap if you wanted to. I was about to do that on an old KB before finding them premade at OSE. (that was a waste of money, the motor sucked)
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Old Feb 10, 2011, 09:10 PM
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Yea.................KB's are crap, big amp hogs and run hotter than heck.

So you likey the cooler......PVC........ Gotta find some O rings at the hardware store that will fit tightly around the motor. Found out from Dasboata on OSE that the 57mm is with the fins, so should work!
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Old Feb 11, 2011, 09:39 PM
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Delivery attempt notice in my box today................uuuuughhh. Gotta pick it up tomorrow...........man, i wanna get something in this boat before it just rots into the floor....................
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Old Feb 11, 2011, 09:44 PM
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Motor delivery notice we hope? On the good side fiberglass won't rot. At least not for a day or two.
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Old Feb 11, 2011, 10:35 PM
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I'm pretty sure it was the SF240a, servo's, props, bullets.............etc.

Motor should be tomorrow in the mail...............wife may be home to sign for it.

This big red hull sure makes a nice paperweight
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Old Feb 11, 2011, 11:54 PM
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Won't be long scorp and you and JD will be ducking off from work heading to the water
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 06:17 AM
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Be sure to put that Swordfish some place that it won't get wet. Learn from my mistake on that one.
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 07:33 AM
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Won't be long scorp and you and JD will be ducking off from work heading to the water
Yes sir!.................you read my mind!
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 07:34 AM
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Be sure to put that Swordfish some place that it won't get wet. Learn from my mistake on that one.
It cant even get a few splashes or damp?
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 07:38 AM
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It cant even get a few splashes or damp?
One dousing killed the 1st one in the Miller.
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 08:02 AM
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One dousing killed the 1st one in the Miller.
A dousing sounds like possible emmersion..............????

I can make an ESC "box" i guess. Are they easy to setup and use?
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 08:48 AM
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Setup is pretty easy with the USB link. I set mine to auto on timing and cell count standard startup, soft cutoff and disable the braking. PWM rate I left at the default 8 khz for the Neu. Alex had to go to the highest setting to get his Screamers outrunner to work right.
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 10:22 PM
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Eureka! Got some goodies...........finally!!!

The motor came too............but guess what............no one here to "sign" for it............. Gotta wait til monday to pick it up........

Got my Swordfish 240HV......this sucker is BIG

Two Traxxas high torque servos

5.5 and 8mm bullets

Some 10 gauge wire

x460 for Hydro and an x450 for Vader

and a bunch of other little stuff..............


I can at least get the servos in and start making the parallel connectors. I can also add connectors to the ESC.................. No more "staring" at this nice hull................... Felt like it took forever to get stuff in
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 10:35 PM
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Eureka! Got some goodies...........finally!!!

The motor came too............but guess what............no one here to "sign" for it............. Gotta wait til monday to pick it up........

Got my Swordfish 240HV......this sucker is BIG

Two Traxxas high torque servos

5.5 and 8mm bullets

Some 10 gauge wire

x460 for Hydro and an x450 for Vader

and a bunch of other little stuff..............


I can at least get the servos in and start making the parallel connectors. I can also add connectors to the ESC.................. No more "staring" at this nice hull................... Felt like it took forever to get stuff in
Sweet. Except for the MIA persons to sign for the motor.
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Old Feb 12, 2011, 10:42 PM
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this is some build scorp cant wait to see it in the water
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