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Old Nov 03, 2012, 09:00 PM
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Looking good. I'm kind of pressurized the local authorities didn't chase you out of there. Seems like a nice and fun place to run the boats. I really need to stop procrastinating and start building.
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Old Nov 04, 2012, 01:17 AM
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Looking good. I'm kind of pressurized the local authorities didn't chase you out of there. Seems like a nice and fun place to run the boats. I really need to stop procrastinating and start building.
Being that there is the annual ART & CRAFT event there are lots of security and Police such that they walked by us and did not even looked at us. At one time we were getting small crowds coming and asking us about the boats and even one girl came up and asked us how much are our boats thinking we were demonstrating them for sale!

My buddy, Mark has come every year during the ART & CRAFT event and never had any issue running the boats there such as long as you leave the Wild Canadian Geese and other feather friends alone.

I would imagine if you came with a high powered Electric Speed Boat and especially Gasoline Power speed boat you may get the attention to get yourself thrown out.
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Old Nov 04, 2012, 04:45 AM
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VIDEO @ Vimeo

Here is the same VIDEO via Vimeo as it loads in HD from the start!


Dumas Coast Guard Rescue Ship at Lake Eola Orlando Florida 11-03-2012 (1 min 18 sec)
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Old Nov 05, 2012, 03:14 AM
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Three (3) Blade Lower Pitched Propeller!!

Hi Guys!

With the help of Tony Lombardo of Titusville, Florida who gave me a 3 Blade Propeller with much less pitch than that Racer two blade propeller that the model had, I was able to reduced the current draw to....

12-AMPs @ 146 Watts @ 12.16 Volts

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DUMAS Coast Guard Rescue RC Ship with new Propeller Experimentation 11-04-2012 (3 min 47 sec)


DUMAS Coast Guard Rescue RC Ship with new Propeller Experimentation 11-04-2012 (3 min 48 sec)
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 02:47 PM
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Wednesday morning run 12-05-2012

At Moon Port RC Club and at the Lake!

Just a fantastic Run using the same setup, Endoplasma 16-Turn, in GD600 gearbox with 3.0:1 ratio and low pitched 3-blade brass propeller using 3-Cell, 2200mAH, 25C, Li-POLYs in parallel making for 4400mAH total capacity.

6+ MPH Top speed and very enjoyable and scale.









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Old Dec 05, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Video from 12-05-2012 Run!

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Coast Guard Rescue RC Electric Model 12-05-2012 (1 min 14 sec)
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