I broaden the front part of the hull so there it could may be possible to drive it also with an air propeller.
To day I tested the air propeller but I had only a 2 cells lipo and that wasn’t enough to make really speed.
The powerful inboard outrunner was driven with 4 cells lipo and made the boat by far much faster.
To day I tested the air propeller with another motor (STORM 1806 2300kv) and with a 4 cells lipo. Its much faster now:
But it isn’t optimized yet. Full throttle pushes the bow down and breaks the speed.
Use the propeller mount with the protection ring only in still air, otherwise it will capsize for sure!
That’s why I designed the slim version “propeller mount slim”.
The hull consists of 4 parts, the longest is 180mm. Therefore I uploaded the complete hull, so you can slice it in smaller pieces. This is very easy to do with netfabb or another program. If you have difficulties, I can do it for you, but the smallest possible part is 130mm.
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