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Jun 08, 2011, 04:06 AM
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I know you tried the batteries front/middle/back - are they secured tightly (velco or such)? - maybe if you provided pictures of the inside of the boat (with batteries and where you normally position them) ppl with the same boat might discover an abnormality as to how its setup - just a thought
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Jun 08, 2011, 01:57 PM
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Klart jeg kan :-)

Shure.
Jun 09, 2011, 12:57 PM
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Just got back from a 10 day vacation in cali! good to see activity on my thread
Rusty, nice to see your boat in action.
Maxmekker, i see your new here and having problems with the bounce, hope these guys are helping you out.
Jun 10, 2011, 01:09 AM
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Airplanekid333:
Well, I have been on the tank and heli pages , so boat's is the latest for me
but I have been here for some time :-) And as I said, did not mean to take you're tread, I thought it was a genereal unboxing tread untill i started from the first page.
Jun 10, 2011, 01:20 AM
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Well a short video from last night. Wet and damp. With a 642 S/B from funboatrc.

miss geico + kintec part 2.wmv (2 min 15 sec)

At least it was alot better , just got to find the sweetspott for 5s.
Jun 10, 2011, 01:43 AM
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The right prop can make a world of difference
Jun 10, 2011, 01:52 AM
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Cool, the x642 helped :-) ... a little bounce on 5s, but tbh I think thats coz it just wants to blow over cause of the speed - but when you go 5s, try and push the batteries abit more forward than when you are using 4s.

Nice it stopped the bouncing
Jun 10, 2011, 01:58 AM
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I tried running them more up front , but that did not help.It got worse again. Maybe I did move them to much.
I will post a few pic's later on how they were sitting at the time, and the strutt. On 4s is was stabel , but on 5s I got to work just a tad more.
And order some 5000+ mah lipos to get the weight up. I have 4x 2s 4000 and 2x 3s 4000 and two more 3s 4000 on the way to get more 5s.
but next time I will get 5000 pack's.
Jun 21, 2011, 09:36 PM
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I shove my packs towards the back of the boat and the strut is half-way below the sponson's at a pitched up angle.
I ordered a FPV camera and ill get some footage's onboard! keep in tune
Jun 22, 2011, 05:17 AM
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Nice.
I smoked my kv1500, tried the prather 230 on 5s with the stock motor (180 esc though)
The 230 was great the 2 minut's the motor lasted, nice sound and good speed. Now I have the 4070 2000 leo on the bench.
Jun 22, 2011, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Airplanekid333 View Post
I shove my packs towards the back of the boat and the strut is half-way below the sponson's at a pitched up angle.
I ordered a FPV camera and ill get some footage's onboard! keep in tune
You'd probably run faster by flattening the prop angle and moving the packs back a bit. Giving the prop positive angle wants to lift the nose and putting the packs up front keeps the nose down.
Jun 22, 2011, 10:46 AM
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i will try that, the nose up too high making it unstable. but the boat is sure going fast the way i have it lol
Jun 22, 2011, 11:03 AM
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If the nose is too high, put less positive angle on the prop.
Sep 04, 2011, 12:47 AM
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Proboat Miss Geico racing along a real boat (0 min 47 sec)

hell yeah!
Sep 04, 2011, 09:08 AM
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It was too far away from the boat.

Next time try keep it no more than 5m away from you.

What's the worst that can happen, it gets wet?


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