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Old Feb 13, 2011, 12:45 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
Wohooooooo!!!!!!!......and very nice days and temps in the area!!!......im hitting the water tomorrow,taking at least 3-4 boats........
Anyways,.....im still watching.................Al
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:09 PM
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Here's the MONSTER..................!!

Yep, all 3lbs of it............

Its truly impressive..................check out the pic next to a KB45........yes KB45......which is a 45 x 77mm motor

This is gonna rock for sure...........and the cooling jacket is gonna fit perfect
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:23 PM
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HS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!......is that bigger than a beer can?......cant imagin its torque..................Al
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:32 PM
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That IS a monster for sure scorp. I've been campaigning to try to get WRP to make a mount for one. In the meantime you may just have to manufacture your own. (I know you ain't gonna wait for one)
Any idea of what the bolt hole spacing is?
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:38 PM
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Starting on my own mount tonite.................getting pretty good at 'em............Vaders mount is solid as a rock.........even after my high speed flip(first time)

30mm spacing on center.

Dont know about a beer can Karfrik, but here's a pic....

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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:39 PM
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That's insane
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:42 PM
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Man thats big she is going to move what do you think for lipos 10s or 12s ?
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:46 PM
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Thanks Mav...........9s2p............Six 5000 mah 40c 3s batts...........3 in series and paralelled.............37.8v off the charger!
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:48 PM
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Nice cant wait to see video on this one .
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:54 PM
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Starting on my own mount tonite.................getting pretty good at 'em............Vaders mount is solid as a rock.........even after my high speed flip(first time)

30mm spacing on center.

Dont know about a beer can Karfrik, but here's a pic....

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Charge up the Video Camera. Get the motor mounted. We can take a late lunch and take a quick trial on the pond out back tomorrow.

I may have to find Ms BeHavin a nice foster family to adopt her. You will need a challenger to race so I'll have to get the other 50" to build, and provide a use for the spare 2028 you'll have collecting dust.
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:55 PM
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Scorp,

A motor of that stature really needs to be photographed with an "adult beverage" can, not a wimpy soda can

Truely impressive!! Can't wait to see it run!!
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:57 PM
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"Charge up the Video Camera. Get the motor mounted. We can take a late lunch and take a quick trial on the pond out back tomorrow."

You kddin'..........its already mounted!! In such a rush to run it, i rigged up a quicky mount with coat hangers and duct tape.................

Thanks Werlec...............that IS my adult beverage.......
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 08:59 PM
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Thank goodness you didn't forget the duct tape.
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 09:01 PM
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Kinda fibbed...............i had to use one zip tie also................
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 09:05 PM
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[QUOTE=scorpion1;17409939]Starting on my own mount tonite.................getting pretty good at 'em............Vaders mount is solid as a rock.........even after my high speed flip(first time)

30mm spacing on center.

Dont know about a beer can Karfrik, but here's a pic....

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What the hell!!!......beer,soda its the same thing/size!!!.....you better build a good solid mount `cause this monster can rip your inside hull in one pull!!!!...you can later on try Peter Zicha.....hes very affordable,specially if it is for a one bracket mount only.,,,,,
You can probably ride on top of this monster whenever its done..........

Did someone mentioned the possible availability of a 2028??!!.....lol...if so let me know!!!!,....Albert
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