HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
Reply
Thread Tools
Old Jan 27, 2013, 12:52 PM
Registered User
rotorkilla's Avatar
Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Joined Nov 2010
1,113 Posts
Hey Rusty, Bill it's been a while hope your all doing good

Daz looking good as always
rotorkilla is offline Find More Posts by rotorkilla
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jan 29, 2013, 01:34 PM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
cheers Roto

Just an update
finally finished all the construction now next job is too sand,abit of filling and get it ready for spraycoat





F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Last edited by F1 madness; Feb 07, 2013 at 12:37 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 30, 2013, 08:05 AM
Registered User
Joined Jan 2013
18 Posts
What's running down the middle of the sponson's? looks like door trimming..... Your 38" Xcat have this as well? I think I'm just going to build my cat according to some plan's I have but I'm going to modify as I go. This thing looks sick mate!
Ratlander is offline Find More Posts by Ratlander
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 30, 2013, 01:32 PM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ratlander View Post
What's running down the middle of the sponson's? looks like door trimming..... Your 38" Xcat have this as well? I think I'm just going to build my cat according to some plan's I have but I'm going to modify as I go. This thing looks sick mate!
Thank Ratty
There the strakes these create hydro lift and also help it handle in the turns,the 38" has them exactly the same which is why it performs the way it does
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 02, 2013, 03:03 AM
Registered User
Joined Jan 2013
18 Posts
How wide is this CAT and your 38"?
Ratlander is offline Find More Posts by Ratlander
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 02, 2013, 05:38 PM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
Its 13-1/4"
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 03, 2013, 10:12 AM
Registered User
spiro_1's Avatar
United States, NY, Sodus
Joined Feb 2013
11 Posts
can you tell me the weight of just the hull
spiro_1 is offline Find More Posts by spiro_1
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 03, 2013, 10:26 AM
Registered User
spiro_1's Avatar
United States, NY, Sodus
Joined Feb 2013
11 Posts
what is the weight of the hull
spiro_1 is offline Find More Posts by spiro_1
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 03, 2013, 03:57 PM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
Which 1 if its this 1 its not important as it wont be being used to run with its just a plug for moulding
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 03, 2013, 06:12 PM
Registered User
spiro_1's Avatar
United States, NY, Sodus
Joined Feb 2013
11 Posts
Attachment 5506279

Attachment 5506314

Attachment 5506322Attachment 5506279ok i made one with wood and is 8lbs 44x12 i have not made a hatch yet, i want to go electric i had a old weedeater motor in there but didnt run to good
spiro_1 is offline Find More Posts by spiro_1
Last edited by spiro_1; Feb 04, 2014 at 07:13 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 04, 2013, 06:17 AM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
Looks ok
this hull is 48" x 18" wide
my 38" is wider than yours and is stable and turns on rails
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 04, 2013, 06:49 AM
Registered User
spiro_1's Avatar
United States, NY, Sodus
Joined Feb 2013
11 Posts
i dont race just want to play what do u think yours will weigh when the hull is done. how wide is the new one gonna be
spiro_1 is offline Find More Posts by spiro_1
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 04, 2013, 07:01 AM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
all depends on layup of fiberglass for the weight and will be 18" wide
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Old Feb 04, 2013, 11:46 AM
Registered User
spiro_1's Avatar
United States, NY, Sodus
Joined Feb 2013
11 Posts
i guess ill have to make a wider boat then to make it stable, can a boat be made of styrafoam and then covered with fiberglass ,
spiro_1 is offline Find More Posts by spiro_1
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 15, 2013, 10:19 AM
Registered User
F1 madness's Avatar
Staffs UK
Joined Feb 2010
3,086 Posts
Finally managed to back on this build after ill health
All construction now finished,filling and shaping and now sealed,needs light rub down ready for patterncoat







Hope guys ok as its been awhile
F1 madness is offline Find More Posts by F1 madness
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Build Log New RC Cat Design & Build, 450mm long Rhizome Racing Boats - Electric 16 Jun 08, 2012 03:49 AM
Discussion 48 inch wing sail cat wins Round the Island race in record time hiljoball Sailboats 4 Apr 19, 2012 02:44 AM
For Sale 1:48 scale model cat mouth vf-27 F6F Spaceshuttle1 Non R/C Items (FS/W) 0 Mar 26, 2012 08:51 PM
Build Log Design Build Low Wing "Penguin X' IIIBonesAirForce Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 47 Jul 11, 2011 10:13 PM
Building a cnc 24 x 48 laser furyflyer2 The Builders Workshop 1 Dec 28, 2004 10:05 AM