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Old Aug 03, 2012, 02:30 PM
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Quads & Planes, cant beat them
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Great looking build.
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Old Aug 09, 2012, 11:40 AM
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Semi-Official Tinkerer
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Any more updates?
We ordered the cage, motor, and prop from HK.
Paul is cruising along on his. Dave.
Old Aug 26, 2012, 07:02 PM
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Got the G10 rudders built and also found a close to scale V8 motor that fits perfectly on the mount. Need to fabricate the fuel injection cover, plug wires, headers and exhaust. Should be ready for a test run soon..

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Old Aug 26, 2012, 07:33 PM
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no such thing as to many boats
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Came out nice
Old Aug 26, 2012, 09:11 PM
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CaptDH Using a E-flite 32 on a Fullsize Alligator tours and it has beena marathon of Prop testing. The neighbors on the Lake say it's prop noise is too loud. Finally got a "Icon" parkflyer prop, 9-7 3 blade with a different shape. Works good and reduced the noise. Noticed the full size ones have a broad root and narrow tips, this prop comes pretty close to that design.
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 10:47 PM
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Lee,

I have that prop too but it is much too big for this scale build. 6" is the max dia. for the cage. I have heard that the master airscrew 3 blade is much quieter than my 6-4 APC. Only 1 way to find out...



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Old Aug 26, 2012, 11:42 PM
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Is that Carol Shelby standing on deck?

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Old Aug 27, 2012, 02:32 AM
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Taking care of the pond.
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Nice.
Old Aug 27, 2012, 10:43 AM
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That's him. It is a bit of a running joke on this thread. I'm thinking you will see a few more cameo's before the boat is finished.

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Old Aug 28, 2012, 01:47 AM
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Keep a Steady Strain....
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Got the G10 rudders built and also found a close to scale V8 motor that fits perfectly on the mount. Need to fabricate the fuel injection cover, plug wires, headers and exhaust. Should be ready for a test run soon..

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Darrin - you probably already know about them, but check out these guys; http://www.detailmaster.com/ for great scale braided hoses and compression fittings, etc...
Old Aug 30, 2012, 12:13 AM
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Got the G10 rudders built and also found a close to scale V8 motor that fits perfectly on the mount. Need to fabricate the fuel injection cover, plug wires, headers and exhaust. Should be ready for a test run soon..

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Where did you get the scale V8? I'm looking for one in 1:12 scale.
Old Aug 30, 2012, 12:35 AM
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Oh man, I want one!!

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Old Aug 30, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Believe it or not, It is a Ridemakerz toy motor that you get from Toys r Us. They have 3 different types and are pretty close to scale....Not bad for $5.


http://ridemakerz.com/category/custo...s-and-engines/

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Old Aug 31, 2012, 11:40 PM
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Here are a couple clear shots of the motor. Need to fab the K&N air filter and the rest of the exhaust. You can also see the G10 rudders. Have hardware coming to link them together. Outrunner looks like the real boats prop reduction.
Old Sep 01, 2012, 09:19 AM
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no such thing as to many boats
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Looks good


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