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Old Feb 13, 2013, 07:43 PM
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and for you who thought this was all about the boats
RC JET SPRINT PROP DRIVE / NQD JET BOAT bushless (3 min 34 sec)


If I read the details correctly this is a brushed motor! hmmmmmmm............................Pretty nice, looks like fun.

Just kidding those are absolutely Beautiful Mountain vistas!!!!

and for the OLD Chi Dog, seasoning goes on Popcorn, you and I are just old

John in Merrill

Hey Chi Dog
Do you eat at any Carson's for Ribs joints in Chi Town? I like them, about 5 around the city as I recall, my first was downtown under the loop
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:03 PM
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I realize misery likes company, but, I aint going..

Carsons has the best ribs in the city, year after year..
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:08 PM
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The OTHER boat, with a prop was brushed, the nqd was brushless, both slower than snot..but, the nqd looked balanced well..
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I have probably 25+ hrs just flowing and blueprinting the jet, its kinda silly, even for me..
Interested to see this process. Could you take a pic or two, or at least describe it?
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 09:11 AM
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Fire, its something used to calculate, and measure volume, and modify flow patterns thru objects, I have used it on car, and motorcycle heads, air in, and air out are what give you HP, bro.

If its air, water, gas, whatever, proper flow is the key, and in a jet, its everything, I use a flow bench at the motorcycle shop..
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 09:19 AM
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To go on about that for a minute, any motor thats high revving, or, big cubic inch, benefits by blueprinting the heads, and manifold.

On a typical bike engine, because the high end of the rev scale is anywhere between 13000 to 18000 rpm, we typically gain about 25 hp over stock, by flowing and porting, ( maximizing flow thru each port ) the head. usually 17-20% gain.

And air is much more forgiving about bumps, and curves, than water..

Water stops, and effects the flow behind it, so, flowing a jet pump has great results, THATS why you see the speed I'm pulling with the graupner on my nqd..
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 10:41 AM
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In fact, if it wasn't for Sandy, owner of Graupner USA, friend, and fellow italian, I cound'nt have done it, ruined 3 housings figuring out what worked best, lotta epoxy added in places, ground down to work, my tunnel on that boat aint like they intended..lol

Wont do it again, thats a good bet..
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 10:54 AM
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Hello chi.. Hello all QD lovers
Anyway i still waiting the electronic from HK and the mod jet from steve..
Still no progress on my boat..
Cant wait for my new toys )
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 11:08 AM
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Hey, E, I know, waiting sucks..
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To go on about that for a minute, any motor thats high revving, or, big cubic inch, benefits by blueprinting the heads, and manifold.

On a typical bike engine, because the high end of the rev scale is anywhere between 13000 to 18000 rpm, we typically gain about 25 hp over stock, by flowing and porting, ( maximizing flow thru each port ) the head. usually 17-20% gain.

And air is much more forgiving about bumps, and curves, than water..

Water stops, and effects the flow behind it, so, flowing a jet pump has great results, THATS why you see the speed I'm pulling with the graupner on my nqd..
Cool! Thanks for the explanation! I think your NQD speed record will stand for a long time!
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LOL..that and 2 bucks will get me a cup of coffee..
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:38 PM
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Bammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!

no more yellow boats around my house

Got a nice white epoxy layer on now, still scheming the pattern for the bright colors. I think this first one is going to be patterned after U S Coast Guard Rescue boats and Helicopter colors. The Roll Bars would look nice with a working light bar. I'm not sure that I need the machine guns that they have on a lot of their Kodiaks.

The 2nd white boat (stocker right now) is going to be more of a Ghetto Cruiser design in mostly White and Gold

John
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 07:39 PM
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AHA!!!!! all done, runs hard in my whirlpool..

Now, gotta wait for soft water..

You are bad
Boat is bad

You can find lots of soft water in Chi town if you could just get up and out of the house for a minute.

I expect to see some video before Friday PM.

John in Merrill
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