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BIG Powerboat in parts for easy -ish "Happy Printing" "5hp" The Beast

by wayneuk Aug 21, 2018
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Why are you using series cables connector for the batteries? With the series cable connector you will increase the voltage. What is the best connection with two batteries in one esc? I ma asking because i am collecting the items to print the boat.

yes i wanted a fast boat more v not much fun on 1 pack. as for two batterys one esc a connector is the only way to go series or para depeninding on your choice of esc and batterys you can afford .. the servo rod depends on where you mount your rudder 230mm should be more thant enough

Thanks for the reply. As soon as i will start printing the boat, i will post the progress and you will probably see it.
I appreciate yours response.
Thanks a lot.

batterys are expensive nearly £120 a pack.. one big pack would of been a issue to place inside .let alone be silly expensive and i would have no other use for it single packs i can also use in my planes or quads cheaper to replace when i have one dead cell too

Thanks for the reply. But why in series? That is what i am asking because i am new and i don't know. Do you want to increase the voltage in order to have more speed based on the rc boat calculator? And also can you please tell me the length of the servo tie rod in order to purchase the appropriate length? If i purchase a longer one that is not a problem, i can cut it, but i want to avoid purchasing a smaller.
Thanks a lot for the information.

What is the length of the Tie Rod? I am planning to print the boat and i need to collect all the items in order to make one purchase for all the internal parts.

is it possebl you could send me some pre sliced files to print this as I don't know how to change the shell/wall thickness

I know it's all pretty much listed. But is it possible if you could list the internal components? Don't need links just a list to make sure I get everything needed to make it run. Thanks in advance

1900kv 4082 series single motor
1 motor mount
2 x 4s lipo 3d printed lipo retainer
1 x prop
3/16 shaft
shaft collet
stuffing tube for shaft + liner
180amp esc + plugs splitter lead
strut & rudder for suitable shaft
servo & mount
expoxy "westsystems"
carbon fiber cloth
fiberglass weave
filler fibers "or chop your own material into little bits "
hot glue gun
ca glue "the good stuff"
lots of pots & some depending on your mood you will be high off the resin anyway as you probly wont wear a mask if your high already you may of for got that step by now
1 life with no children so you can play with your own toys when you like
plenty of beer for throat lube
1 lot of luck
radio & transmitter
just add water & stir

awesome design! me and a buddy are gunna be making them to race around a local pond, will post our makes when done

Love it!, I think I want to make a mini version for a brushless motor i have at home.

smaller version with twin motors https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2455114