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Just finished this 1954 Chris Craft Commander R/C boat
Posted by: mtdoramike
Date: April 30, 2018 12:50PM
This was a different project for me, I usually build wooden tall ship models. But I wanted to try something a little different just as a change of pace. I have built numerous radio control planes before, but this was the first boat. It has 2 850 brushed motors that I had to order from England since non could be found in my area. I took her out on her maiden voyage and she performed great. Quite quick with those hog of motors in it. I also set it up for lipo batteries. At 36 inches long, it has plenty of room.




Hi Mike,
Posted by: BJ in Okla.
Date: April 30, 2018 07:17PM
Nice Boat,, lots of work into making that Boat..
Hope that your in good health.
Bj

Re: Hi Mike,
Posted by: mtdoramike
Date: April 30, 2018 07:49PM
Hey Bj, I'm still kickin, just not as high as I used to lol.I hope you are doing well yourself. It took me about 400 hours and 6 months to build it. The toughest part was the sanding in between the layers of epoxy, which totals about 5 including a layer of fiberglass cloth. You could just about take a hammer to hull.


mike



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/30/2018 07:53PM by mtdoramike.

Mike,
Posted by: BJ in Okla.
Date: May 27, 2018 05:34PM
Age takes its toll on all of us,,,

Good looking CC.
Bj

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