TECH ARTICLES

Composites in model boat construction

Tech Article... by Terry Keeley

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A short informative article on working with composites ...

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Power Spark

Tech Article... by Thomas Marx (Matho)

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We Build an Ignition System...

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Zenoah - Stock to Outlaw

Tech Article...by Lohring Miller

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Read all about what makes a stock Zenoah into an Outlaw modified Zenoah!

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Tuned Pipes - Part 2

Tech Article... by Lohring Miller

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The second part of the technical article on tuned pipes...

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Tuned Pipes

Tech Article... by Lohring Miller

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Beyond the basics...

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Gasoline

Tech Article... by Lohring Miller

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Do the various additives and mixtures really matter for our small engines? Find out in this article!

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Voltage Regulator Mod

Tech Article...by Marc Weijenberg

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A simple modification to make your receiver battery voltage regulator better...

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RCMK Engine Modification

Tech Article...by Scott Schneider

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A step-by-step tutorial on how to modify an RCMK S/SX 254 Engine ... *All R254 Cylinders

( This DOES NOT apply to the newest "EVO" cylinders )

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Big Bore Carburetor Mod

Tech Article...by Scott Schneider

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Learn how to do a modification on a "Bored Out" big bore carburetor for consistent performance and reliability...

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Port Timing and Squish

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In this article we show you how to measure port timing and squish on a Zenoah style engine...

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Starting Your Engines

Tech Article...by Carlo Catalanotto

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A few tips and tricks on how to start your engines...the easy way!

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Bearing and Seal Installation

Tech Article... by Carlo Catalanotto

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Learn how to install new bearings and seals in your Zenoah engine...

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Setting Up Your Radio

Tech Article... by Carlo Catalanotto of CC Racing Engines

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Learn how to set your radio correctly and using it to help you win races!


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Machining Piston to Avoid Seizures

Tech Article...by Carlo Catalanotto

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Does the top diameter of my piston need to be machined in my engine?


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Hydro Setup Tips

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Some tips on setting up a hydroplane hull. *updated

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Fix a Loose Carburetor Butterfly

Tech Article ...by Carlo Catalanotto of CC Racing Engines

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Been having problems with a sticking carburetor because of the butterfly coming loose? Read this tech article by renowned engine builder Carlo Catalanotto and be rid of those butterfly blues!

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Tuning a Tuned Pipe

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In this short article we will explore the methods of properly "tuning" a Tuned Pipe system to your engine.

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CMB 35 Record Engine

Tech Article ...by Lohring Miller

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Developing a CMB 35 Record Engine...see what is involved from testing stages to a 100 mph+ gas engine!

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Radio Box Power Supply

Tech Article... by Curt Conrad

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Learn how to make a foolproof switch that doubles as charging terminals for your radio box!

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Balancing a Crankshaft

Tech Article... by Xavier Cardinale
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An interesting article on how to check and realign crankshafts.

 

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Modifying a 230RC

Tech Article ...by Rudy Hilado

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Learn how to modify a Zenoah G230RC engine...

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4-Stroke Power

Tech Article ...by Len Williams

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Four-Stroke power for model boats??? Read this to learm more about this interesting concept!

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Prop Mold

Tech Article ...by Mike Tyson

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Interesting information on how to duplicate propellers using this tool...

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Crackerbox Setup

Tech Article ...by Nelson King

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Some really good crackerbox setup information...

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4-stroke Part 2

Tech Article ...by Len Williams

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Part 2 of the 4-stroke series...

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Zenoah Teardown

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A step-by-step guide to disassembling and re-assembling your Zenoah engine...

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Proper Balance

Tech Article ...by Dom Mauro

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Learn how to properly balance your boat (Center of Gravity)...

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Engine Maintenance

Tech Article ...by Carlo Catalanotto of CC Racing Engines

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Engine maintenance advice and suggestions by renowned engine builder Carlo Catalanotto of CC Racing Engines!

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Engine Porting

Tech Article ...by Scott Schneider

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A very informative step-by-step article on how to modify a Zenoah engine...

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Counter-Rotating Engine

Tech Article ...by Torstend Picard

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In this informative article, Torstend shows us how he converted a Quickdraw engine to counter-rotation!

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