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Oct 09, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Allright were going to go with the jets we didn't like the way this turned out, he's really worried about performance, Frank suggested to stay away from the jets from a lack of power and use a prop.
I cant say on this being I never used the jets before but now we will find out! so hang on got to cut out the shaft now and patch the hole.
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Oct 09, 2012, 06:09 PM
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Great news and a wise choice. The PBR's were quick but they were not a off shore racer. The jets will do the job I bet.
Oct 10, 2012, 09:50 AM
Semper Fi
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PBR from Franks Mosquito boat hobbies


Please go with the brushless motors with the water jets. I was not completely happy with the performance with brushed motors, but I am overjoyed with what I have with the brushless ones.

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Oct 10, 2012, 08:50 PM
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I went with 12v brushed motors and waterjets from KMB..I have been pleased with the performance and the realism of the jets
Oct 10, 2012, 08:53 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gravman
Great news and a wise choice. The PBR's were quick but they were not a off shore racer. The jets will do the job I bet.
I concurr, should produce more than adeguate scale speed ( and look better ).
Oct 10, 2012, 09:09 PM
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Watching this build, maybe motivate me to finish the one sitting in the shop.
Oct 10, 2012, 10:01 PM
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Wow does everybody got one of these boats but me? I think I might have to get one for myself pretty cool boat with the jets!

The jets and motors are on order!
Oct 10, 2012, 10:26 PM
WooHoo!
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Looks cool from this end.
Oct 11, 2012, 01:59 AM
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Jets!
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Oct 24, 2012, 06:55 AM
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I got the prop shaft and port nozzle removed and the holes filled back in, and waiting on the jets to arrive. So Im just going to do some detail work on some items that really need it!
Oct 24, 2012, 07:45 AM
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Super job on the guns and mount. How did you make the new vented parts for the barrels?
Oct 24, 2012, 08:39 AM
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WOW!!! Nice job on the guns , those vented barrels look so much better than the resin ones . Again....WOW!
Oct 24, 2012, 04:34 PM
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Enjoying yhe build.
Where to you get the jet drives?
Oct 24, 2012, 05:48 PM
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Thanks guys,

Graveman those are brass tubes drilled out, and shorter cut off from a size larger for the sleeves.

Terry the jet drives are graupner just do a google search, you will probaly have to get them from over seas we are having a hard time getting some.
Oct 24, 2012, 05:51 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Gun barrels and heat shrouds look great.


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