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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #200 on: June 27, 2014, 04:32:32 AM »

I finally got it positioned correctly Im talking about my kortnozzles
Crap its a pain in the a I tell ya
When I get all aligned
The nozzle plate doesn't sit right
I have to use jbweld  all around it and t88 resin epoxy under the nozzles
Now its just a matter of grinding here and there
Trying to make it both look the same
So far so good



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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #201 on: June 27, 2014, 10:15:30 AM »


Eeeeee! Bit too liberal on the glue there methinks!
 Made a lot of work for yourself there grinding it off when it's set....
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #202 on: June 27, 2014, 04:22:20 PM »


Eeeeee! Bit too liberal on the glue there methinks!
 Made a lot of work for yourself there grinding it off when it's set....



hi admin

Yup lots of jbweld {-)
I got so frustrated when I finally got it set
Only to find out I have a gap for the nozzle plates
Its only easy to grind the jbweld with the dremel
But to make it both the same
I have to grind the nozzle plate also on one side
I think itll work out just fine O0
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #203 on: June 27, 2014, 04:58:25 PM »

What I sometimes do is put some masking tape around the area I'm going to put epoxy on. Once glue is a little less runny (but not cured of course !), I take the masking tape off with at least some of the excess epoxy.


You can also wipe excess epoxy off with alcohol (again before it has cured).
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #204 on: June 27, 2014, 05:25:00 PM »

Hi calimero

Thats a good I dea
Using tape it would off came out cleaner
What is a good grinders for the dremel
Its taking to long to grind the base plate
I will continue grinding away again today
And need a bit more jbweld
Its funny im using jbweld as a putty lolz

By the way
I think this set up makes more sense than how the aziz was set up for the rudder servo



since the beam is on the way for the arms
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #205 on: June 28, 2014, 06:58:54 PM »

And heres my nozzles now after grinding it with dremel {-)



not bad its not perfect but its close enough for me


lets move on the the props

Which is the correct way
Ill be using loctite thread lock on the props

1-
driveshaft that plastic and the props

2-
Driveshaft the plastic the nut and the props

Im thinking number 1 is correct?
Without the nut?

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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #206 on: June 28, 2014, 07:43:03 PM »

With. The nut locks back against the prop to prevent it from unscrewing from the shaft. There should also be a washer between the nut and the face of the plastic bearing.
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #207 on: June 28, 2014, 08:11:49 PM »

With. The nut locks back against the prop to prevent it from unscrewing from the shaft. There should also be a washer between the nut and the face of the plastic bearing.

Hi inertia

I thought the thread lock will prevent it from getting unscrewed
But ill put back to nut and makes sure I have a washer in between the nut and the plastic

Thanx inertia
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #208 on: June 28, 2014, 09:39:16 PM »

I thread lock my props and put a back nut on, it's probably overkill, but if it saves the boat being stuck in the middle of the lake then it's worth it in my eyes!


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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #209 on: June 28, 2014, 10:23:45 PM »

I thread lock my props and put a back nut on, it's probably overkill, but if it saves the boat being stuck in the middle of the lake then it's worth it in my eyes!


Steven

Hi steven

You have a good point there
I will do the same
I need to get some washers probably lowes
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #210 on: June 28, 2014, 11:36:29 PM »

On my props the nose of the prop is a locknut (it screws on as a separate part). Those look like they might be the same, in which case you shouldn't need a separate/second locknut.

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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #211 on: June 28, 2014, 11:57:36 PM »

Hi plague

Ill just use those nuts just a precautions
Since this will sail on the beach :-))
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #212 on: June 29, 2014, 06:48:48 PM »

Can someone reccomend a good servo
Im looking for a waterproof high torque metal servo
Incase my rudders get in tangled with seaweeds O0
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #213 on: June 29, 2014, 10:20:59 PM »

Can someone reccomend a good servo
Im looking for a waterproof high torque metal servo
Incase my rudders get in tangled with seaweeds O0
If you start down that route you will have to ensure that your linkage, connection to the rudder stock and connection/bond between stock and rudder blade are all able to handle that power. If anything slips or gives the best servo in the world is useless.
If weed jamming is a real concern I'd be more inclined to get two decent standard servos and connect one to each rudder with no mechanical interconnection. I'd also be thinking about putting a coarse (5-10mm) mesh across the front of the Korts - the best servo with cast iron connections to the rudder is useless without propulsion  :D

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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #214 on: June 29, 2014, 11:48:20 PM »

Just found out I needed an analog servo for my electronics
Not no digital
How do I go about running two servo?
With one control I suppose?

Also needed a 5 or 6 channel radio
There's tons to choose from
I read and read and read about the radios
Then someone comes along and say crap about it
Then the other say
His bias about the radio
Personal vendetta againts the company etc. Etc.
This is all getting confusing
Some say itz good
Then someone say crap
So how can a newbie  choose his first controllers >>:-(
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #215 on: June 30, 2014, 01:31:00 AM »

Being that you are in Hawaii, everything is "overseas", however Spektrum has a good service center in the US.

To power both servos, from one channel just plug in a "Y" harness.


Think of it like plugging in two lamps from one extension cord, in the living room.

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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #216 on: June 30, 2014, 04:34:00 AM »

Hi umi

Coincidence I was talking about the spectrum controller
one guy bashing the spectrum dx8
Saying all kinds of crap
Then the next 3 posts said spectrum is great the. Another say its bad
Geezzz
I like how the dx8  spectrum
but kind of worried about those guys talking about it not being good
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #217 on: June 30, 2014, 09:02:13 AM »

It's a great radio - for aircraft and helicopters. Very few of the snazzy features are useful in a model boat, while the software is almost totally redundant (with the exception maybe of servo end point adjustment).
These comments would apply equally to high-end Futaba, Hitec and JR radio sets. A budget set like the Hitec Optic 5 would do the same job for half the price, while the 6 channel would introduce a modicum of computer features without the risk of stabbing you with all of its switches.
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #218 on: June 30, 2014, 09:13:33 AM »

Hi inertia

Ill just go with hitec optic







Ill order these two from towerhobbies
About 200 dollars or less
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #219 on: June 30, 2014, 06:19:42 PM »

I have had one of the original DX6 since about 2005 or so,... Never had any issues.

As far as any 2.4 ghz radio, they all will have issues if the antenna is below the water line.
Water absorbs the radio signals at that frequency. Early on, fast boat modelers had issues with
just the rooster tails of the hydros and deep Vs creating interference. Getting your model down
in the trough, or behind a breaker could cause similar issues. Submariners still use 75mhz and 27mhz radios.(In North America)

Spektrum, Hi-Tec, Futaba, They are all good reliable radios.
Are there cheaper radios?, Yes, but do you want your model "offshore" when a cheaper radio fails?

The biggest issue I have found is there are never enough proportional controls.
And the 6-8 channel radios may be covered with switches and options, but those
don't always work best for a scale ship modeler that wants to run cranes, winches and
or even a thruster that simply needs a "three" position switch as opposed to "on/off".


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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #220 on: June 30, 2014, 06:29:29 PM »

Hi inertia

There are so many controllers out there
Im tired of looking around
There seems to be someone always have something to say about a controllers
Ill just go with the hitec for now
Hopefully itll work for me if not
Ill look for another again  :}
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« Reply #221 on: June 30, 2014, 07:11:04 PM »

CC
I couldn't agree more with Aimee, but she is a very smart cookie and not to be trifled with! The Hitec will do what you need it to do in your Aziz, and a bit extra if/when you want. I recommended it because I know from personal experience that it will work with the ACTion gear you have bought. Radios are like cars - ask ten people what the best car is and you'll get eleven different answers....... 8)
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #222 on: June 30, 2014, 07:19:11 PM »

Hi umi

There are so many controllers out there
Im tired of looking around
There seems to be someone always have something to say about a controllers
Ill just go with the hitec for now
Hopefully itll work for me if not
Ill look for another again  :}

Got me confused there I thought it was inertia but its umi {-)
Thanx for the input
But the hitec it comes with everything
I just need a servo to go with it and itz set
Unlike other radios
Buy this and that and hmmm those
I just need a simple complete set :-))
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Re: Aziz - Hawaii build
« Reply #223 on: June 30, 2014, 07:23:48 PM »

CC
I couldn't agree more with Aimee, but she is a very smart cookie and not to be trifled with! The Hitec will do what you need it to do in your Aziz, and a bit extra if/when you want. I recommended it because I know from personal experience that it will work with the ACTion gear you have bought. Radios are like cars - ask ten people what the best car is and you'll get eleven different answers....... 8)
DM

Glad to hear itll work inertia
I want to be able to control my lights with my remote
Wonder if action has something for lights
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