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    Winston Eagle Lobster Build

    I'd like to speak with Some One Who has built and runs a wood Winston Lobster ? I'd like to trade Email addresses ! I have a bunch of Questions. I was given a 60% built M.L. Boat Works Kit ! No plans or Instructions. I've got some Ideas I'd like to talk about ! Thanks Dave B
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    Carb. vs Exhaust Throttle.

    Some One Help Me out. What is the major difference between Carb and Throttle ?
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    Flywheel Weight ?

    I run Old school Picco 45's. Been running these engines since the 1979 ! They use to come with steel flywheels.The newer 45's (late 1990's) came with aluminum flywheels or some similar alloy ! Other than cost for Manufacturing is there a difference ? Yes, I know there's a weight difference. I...
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    Need pictures of 1976 Miss Lynwood

    Guys I'm trying to find pictures Miss Lynwood (equipnent) it's the 76 Miss Madison Hull. Lynwood sponsored all year long. I found pic of some one's model, I have 2 race buttons ! BUT can't locate pictures ! Any Help will Be Great ! I maybe wrong on year ran ? dave B
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    My First competitive Gas boat

    I've been running Nitro boat since the 1970's. I laid off for a while. when I came back things had changed ! Nitro is a faction of what it was. Gas seems to be the thing ? I meet a Guy named Chad from Atlanta area. He said Buy a gas boat ! I'd sell all My Nitro boats ! That's Not going to...
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    Difference between IMPBA and NAMBA sport gas class

    I've been racing since 1979, I've been away from the Hobby since 1997. I've started running and racing again. I like the gas sport class, can one hull be raced in both IMPBA and Namba ? If Not Why ! Thanks !
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    OPS Engines !

    Are any OPS engines still running these days ! I'd like to talk with some one Who still races OPS engines . Could You Send Me an email address ? I've been out of racing for Many years. I've just started running/racing ! I still have many OPS engines, some are N.O.S. Brand new ! Thanks Dave B.
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    End Play

    I just finished putting an engine back together. But this engine has some end play ? crank is moving in and out ? I tried moving the fly wheel closer to bearing no help. I rechecked bearing to make sure bearing were the correct thickness, okay there ? Any ideas ? I've built many engines over the...
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    Old School Picco 45

    I'm Not A racer, But I do race from time to time. Mostly to see how My boats stack up against the new engines.  I'm Not passing anybody, BUT they still don't get lapped ! I had a rod let go, blowing the piston right though the head, taking the button with it. I have all the parts to rebuild...
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    OPS engines

    Can Any one tell Me when OPS engines started Production ?  Thanks dave 
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    84 Frank Kenney

    Say Guys ! I'm in need of some pics of the 84 Frank Kenney . it only ran one race Seattle . It's the U-13 not the U-5  The wing mount system is a frame work, not vertical wings.  Pics hard to come Bye ! Thanks Dave
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    Prop chart

    Looking for a prop chart for old J.G. and  K+B  Props ? Is such a thing still around. I have a box full of them !  Thanks dave 
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    Old school OPS .21 case

    Guys I just broke My OPS SL 3.5 case. I guess years have taken there toll ? I broke case where carb. pinch bolt is. Anybody got one they would part with ? Thanks Dave B
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    How do I paint a rainbow

    I need to paint a what can be best called a rainbow on My scale boat and wings ? Not sure how to start. I have the hull painted white.The rainbow is Dark blue, red, orange, yellow. Any suggestions ! Thanks dave
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    Tail Feathers

    Okay. I've been building R/C Scale boat since the 70's. I'm finishing My first boat with wings( 1985 Frank Kenney U-5) I need some Ideas on attaching Wings ? Always stayed away from them ! Before ! I want them to tear away with No damage ? Thanks dave
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    68 U-80 Smirnoff

    Wednesday, Will be My first time testing in Many years. I'll be testing a Sport 40, My scale (72 Atlas) just went to the paint shop. So I'm already gathering materials I need to start Smirnoff ! My Question, anyone running or have run one ? Thanks dave
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    Next Project !

    Well ! I finished My last project ! Now I'm looking for My next ! Surely Some One has an unfinished or damaged boat or kit ? I run sport 21 and 40 also I/8 scale Thanks again !
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    Cowl for #7931 Circus

    Just finished a #7931 hull sport forty. I need a cowl ! Any Help would be Great !
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    Picco 45

    I've been building My house for the last 4 years, We are to move in next week ! I now have My life back ! R/C boats are in My future ! Here's the deal. I bought out a closing hobby shop. In the deal I got tons of stuff. I have sold off all the airplane, and car. stuff. I kept most of the Boat...
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    I should Have done My home work !

    I;ve been in and out of R/c racing for the last 15 or so years. Raising Kids and Building My Home. In My spare time, I built a Class I sport forty. Much to My shock ! It's no longer offered at the N.A.M.B.A., Nats ? Does Any one run this class anymore ?