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Mike Hughes

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Rolling chassy........Time to clean off the jig table and get this bad boy glued and trued.
 

Mike Hughes

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Well I did some Math. Got out the scale and started to add it all up. Weigh everything I had for it and put some est values for other things as well. It calcs out to 16.5 lbs right now. Looks like I am going to be able to hit my mark of 18lb for sure.
 

DON MAHER

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Mike,
If you can get a gas twin to come in at 18lb. that’ll be awesome! I was trying for under 20lb. Came in at a little over 21lbs. without fuel!
 

Mike Hughes

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Not yet Don. The list is getting smaller thou. I need to get the cowl mold from Mark to do final trimming on tub. It is ready for paint. I will see if I have any pics to post. I think Mark is ready for the next race with his. I saw a pic of his mufflers and pipes mounted
 

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Just a couple of custom parts. Aluminum boom bolt inserts and custom mufflers. Still to finish the second one. 1 more part to go.
 

Lay26

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your list almost as long as mine...i got my drives done. nice throttle set up and the muffler looks good.
 

Mike Hughes

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Got the cowl mold from Mark yesterday and laid one up last night. Hopefully I can start paint next week.
 

Wasted wages

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That is wild !! Not bad at all for first day in the water.. once you get it dialed in, it should be smoking fast !
 

Lay26

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whips around the right side nicely...probably could go up on the wheels...looking good so far
 

Mark Anderson

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It turns in hard, then climbs up the fin and unhooks. Not a good feeling in a small pond. On the other run that I made it got close to the near shore a coule of times.
 

Mike Hughes

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Had a slight delay in my build. The week after I got the mold, I had it fitted and ready to cut holes for motors. After I cut the first one, I mounted the motor and drop on cowl. It hit.......oh I was pissed. All that fitting was wasted. My motors sit higher. So I had to build my own cowl. I took and sectioned the one I had and raised it up. Just laid up the mold yesterday and the new part is sitting in it right now. Pull it tomorrow. Here is a pic of what it looked like before I realized it was too short.20210425_101251.jpg

Sectioned and filled in the gaps.

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Lay26

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I could imagine how pissed you were....i dont know if people realize how much work composite parts are....I know I do...looking good so far
 

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Smiley, gonna paint your toe nails at the same time!!!! 🤣 🤣🤣
 

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