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Chavender

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My Springer ( first boat for over 30 years)
« on: May 14, 2015, 09:12:36 AM »

As a long time aero modeller and having access to a few lakes and a pool, thought it was time to get back to boats.
I chose a springer as a start seeing as I had some scrap ply.
The build was straightforward but having to add 2 kilo`s to get to the waterline  seems weird to an aero modeller.
I used a brushless motor and lipo battery as that is what I had to hand and the esc is forward only (soon to be changed).

The springer is great fun and will come in useful if I have to rescue my next boat.

Bill
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Re: My Springer ( first boat for over 30 years)
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2015, 10:19:28 AM »


Very tidy build you've done there, Bill.  I do like Springers.  I have seen them with brushless motors and they are capable of surfing, so perhaps you won't need a reverse.     Spin on the spot type of driving.    {-)

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Re: My Springer ( first boat for over 30 years)
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2015, 10:26:46 AM »

Thanks Ken
I think that at full power it would be more a case of spin on the spot DIVING ok2 .
Will probably be better on a 2 cell lipo.

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Re: My Springer ( first boat for over 30 years)
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2015, 10:28:01 AM »



Look forward to seeing it on the   H2O     {-)

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