Introduction: SMALLEST Real Wood Chris Craft R/C Boat

I designed and crafted this boat without instructions. I used electronics out of a Losi Micro-T R/C car. I formed, glued, painted and varnished the entire boat freehand. I'll post a video of it in a pool soon.

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absolute+zero made it!(author)2013-03-17

I'm curious, I suppose it must be fairly simple if all boats work this way, but why doesn't the boat take on water through the hole in the hull where the propeller is mounted?

I've been wanting to do this for a while myself but that's been the only concept I can't get in my head.

Also, what kind of range do you get? Top speed?

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Technoshaman made it!(author)2013-09-25

Using a greasetube

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luanho made it!(author)2012-12-15

nice boat

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Matrix-technician made it!(author)2012-06-11

Absolutely beautiful, is there any way I could get a schematic or drawings from you for this? Also how were you able to waterproof hull around the prop shaft?

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Lefran%C3%83%C2%A7ois made it!(author)2010-10-20

Le savoir n'a d'intérêt que partagé. Pas d'instructions de montage. C'est tout sauf un DIY!

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burdockwing made it!(author)2011-04-04

...what?

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I+luv+Duct+Tape made it!(author)2012-04-17

Knowledge has shared that interest. No instructions. It is anything but a DIY
google translator

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jackhg made it!(author)2011-07-17

can't wait for the vid

toooo coooool

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papatait made it!(author)2011-06-12

Fantastic!! Would like to see you post a set of drawings of either or both of the Cris Craft boats. You would be a good candidate for working for one of the boat companies that make the replicas of the boats made in the 20's and 30's with the new cold forming technique.

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kiba100 made it!(author)2011-06-10

i like i like

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hichar made it!(author)2010-07-21

niceee.....cool... i

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TSC made it!(author)2010-04-05

how fast does it go??????????

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azmicro made it!(author)2010-02-22

nice micro t esc LOL

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porcupinemamma made it!(author)2009-10-05

this is beautiful!!!!!POST PLEASE POST OMG POST THIS IS AMAZING (agree with Trainman)

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Kaiven made it!(author)2009-09-15

I want to make an rc boat now :D How hard is it?

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Mr.+Rig+It made it!(author)2009-05-21

SWEET! Great Job!

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Trainman+2001 made it!(author)2009-05-16

POST PLEASE POST OMG POST THIS IS AMAZING

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