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Project: Scratch-Built S.S. Minnow

Project: Scratch-Built S.S. Minnow

Skipper and Gilligan Not Included! Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale…a tale of a fateful trip. If you’re continuing to sing along in your head then you are among the many who grew up watching seven castaways bumbling through three seasons …

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Service an Engine Rope Starter

How To: Service an Engine Rope Starter

If you’ve owned a nitro or gas boat for any length of time, it’s highly possible that you’ve had to deal with a non-functioning rope starter on your boat’s engine. Whether the pull cord suddenly snapped or the starter’s internal return spring decided not …

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Trim Your Boat

How To: Trim Your Boat

If you’re like me, you love the fact that you have an almost limitless set of adjustments to fine tune your RC car or truck for optimum performance both on the track and while bashing in the yard. Many people do not realize that …

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Atomik Whiplash 24

Review: Atomik Whiplash 24

Cool Wave Ridin’ Deep-Vee I have about a half-dozen different radio control boats in my fleet of watercraft. Each boat is different and has various pros and cons. When I received the Atomik Whiplash 24 for review I was quick to make judgments based …

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Add Flotation to Your Boat

How To: Add Flotation to Your Boat

Simple Tips to Stay on Top! Nobody likes to think about the possibility of seeing their RC boat sitting inverted out on the water, but there will be a time when you’ll have to deal with a flipped-over marinecraft. In most cases, the hull …

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Thunder Tiger Naulantia 1M Yacht

Review: Thunder Tiger Naulantia 1M Yacht

Semi-Lit Sailboat For many years the Thunder Tiger design team has provided quality RC sailboat kits for anyone interested in building and running an air-powered marinecraft. With the recent increase in ready-to-run sailcraft, Thunder Tiger has now developed the Naulantia One-Meter yacht kit; which, …

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Race Prep Your RTR

How To: Race Prep Your RTR

Go Fast, Don’t Be Last… So you picked up a nice RTR boat. You’ve pulled it out of the box and took it to your local pond and ran some batteries though it. Then your buddies got a look and thought it was pretty …

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Pro Boat Miss GEICO 24

Review: Pro Boat Miss Geico 24

Easy Entry into RC Boating This vibrantly painted cat is the middle child in Pro Boat’s family of Miss GEICO vessels. It’s positioned in between the 29-inch brushless version and the 17-inch brushed version. Catamarans handle a bit different than your typical mono hull, …

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Racing Rules and Etiquette

Boat Racing Rules and Etiquette

Things You Should Know Before You Head to the Starting Line Stirring up the local pond with your favorite RC boat is a great way to spend the day. Doing it with a friend or two is even better when you can race for …

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