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Old Oct 24, 2012, 10:07 PM
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There should be a "filler" plate at the top of the turret, it goes across, under the gun mount. Back edge of plate, is just behind the gun mount. I came up with using two props, on flex drives, running perilell to the bottom of the hull. That would match the thrust line of the nozzles. Then two rudders, behind the props. CaptCB
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 11:00 PM
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For the what-its-worth department, I've come across jet drives on Taobao for next to nothing. I've never seen them myself but at $9 apiece, they may be worth checking out.

http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=...id=12633299250
Old Oct 25, 2012, 08:03 AM
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OUCH !!! Jeff , just heard from UK and the Jet drives are out of stock and now delayed to MAY 1 , 2013 ! Leaving message on forum because my email just went down ???????
Old Oct 25, 2012, 04:32 PM
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For the what-its-worth department, I've come across jet drives on Taobao for next to nothing. I've never seen them myself but at $9 apiece, they may be worth checking out.

http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=...id=12633299250
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Thanks Tom!

Thanks for the link herrmill, we found some here in the states already!
Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:21 PM
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 01:24 AM
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Thanks Tom!

Thanks for the link herrmill, we found some here in the states already!
Do you have the link?
Old Oct 26, 2012, 06:45 AM
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Do you have the link?
Ya this place, altho they are higher in pricing:

http://www.v-eastonline.com/categori...ves-and-parts/
Old Oct 27, 2012, 12:21 AM
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 11:09 AM
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GET BACK IN THE SHOP!!!!!!
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Call and ask that guy if the nozzles are in stock because they were out last month even though it said in. Not updated......


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Old Oct 27, 2012, 11:14 AM
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If its the same guy I talked to last month, he isnt sure What they have day to day ...
Old Oct 27, 2012, 11:28 AM
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 08:58 PM
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For the what-its-worth department, I've come across jet drives on Taobao for next to nothing. I've never seen them myself but at $9 apiece, they may be worth checking out.

http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=...id=12633299250
This jet is a perfect copy of the Graupner for a fraction of the price. It's an NQD drive. A move to brushless makes improvement. They sell them on Ebay.

nqd rc jet boat. sickly powerful. brushless 14.8v (1 min 1 sec)


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Old Oct 28, 2012, 09:01 PM
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Man that dude is fast, too cool!
Old Oct 28, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Got some more done on the front guns, these really turned out nice.


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