Traxis Hull

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  1. Sep 11, 2014 #1

    evan ritchie

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    Is there a way to strengthen my Traxis hull. It is flexing a lot in rough water.

    I have never run an ABS hull before and don't think much of it.

    The boat runs well but I don't think it will last.
     
  2. Sep 12, 2014 #2

    keith warham

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    Even, give it a lawyer of CF inside.
     
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    evan ritchie

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    Thanks Keith

    The bottom is a bit hard to do as it has a lot of strakes. Would a couple of carbon rod down the sides help? There is a lip on the inside.
     
  4. Sep 15, 2014 #4

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    Even, put the cf on the inside
     
  5. Dec 25, 2014 #5

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    Blow up foam does wonders
     
  6. Jan 7, 2015 #6

    Mel Aguilar

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    I agree with the foam. I put it in and works great!
     
  7. Jan 8, 2015 #7

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    Go very easy on that foam it can distort the shape of the hull and adds wieght.
     
  8. Jan 8, 2015 #8

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    The ABS hull is not really going to last too long no matter what you do to it. I saw a traxxas v hull buckle in half last year.. It was fast though!! split in half during a turn in rough water.
     
  9. Oct 14, 2015 #9

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    Be careful with blow up foam. I've seen people not experienced with it. Rip a hole in there hull. From it expanding to much..

    Cf inlay is the way to go
     
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