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SJFE
10-28-2007, 06:50 PM
We had a great time today despite of the wind. Josh had his newley installed ESC(thanks Deigo!!). I had my new Villain. Today I remembered you don't need a 1000$+ brushless boat to have a blast. The Villain was alot more fun then I expected. The hammer was quicker today of course with out the extra weight of the rx pack, servo and manuel speedo. It did suffer from so cavatation issues. No matter cause next week it will have a new PB surface drive & a big old 600 in it. Not to mention some 7 cell packs to push it along. We will get it chasing down the Villain yet.
Enjoy the Video guys.

Sunday Bashin (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/?action=view&current=Lakebashin.flv)

RMZDADDY
10-28-2007, 09:31 PM
Looks like a good time to me. The villain ex was my first electric boat, they are fun to drive and watch. If I still lived out east I'd join your new club for sure Tom:thumbup1:
Have fun!

SJFE
10-28-2007, 09:36 PM
I gots tell ya Tim I have bought alot of boats. None of them where as fun to drive as this one. Come on out next spring. We have a spot in the line up for ya :wink:.

Diegoboy
10-28-2007, 09:56 PM
It looks to be a great start to a great club. Move closer Tom, I'll join. We can call it VBFEMBC! :laugh:

whiplash
10-30-2007, 02:58 AM
VB ? Venice Beach?

SJFE
11-04-2007, 07:54 PM
The lake was perfect today. The Jolly was runnin great. The Villain was a blast & the hammer test was ok. It will need the drive dropped down about a quarter inch yet. Enjoy the video.

Todays Run (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/?action=view&current=114run.flv)

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/DSC01359.jpg

properchopper
11-04-2007, 10:30 PM
Super cool ! The jolly sounds like the motor's unwinding just right & you're carving the turns nice ! Hello Racerman !! The Villian looks so cool & totally scale [ I'm a closet scale lover]. I know you'll put some SJFE Mojo on the Hammer & It'll come up as well. Congrats on a good day on the water. :smile: :smile:

SJFE
11-04-2007, 11:50 PM
Thanks Props :D. The Jolly is handeling great but shes about 15mph under race speeds. Shes a wonderfull sport boat and has lived up to what I had hoped 100%. That little hammer will be singin by next weekend :wink:.

FE_Chris
11-07-2007, 11:16 PM
Lookin good Tom.

Now make that VEX your own and put a couple cheap brushless motors in it! I always wanted to do a Dual Mamba Max 5700 Combo....2s1p per combo.

robby76
11-09-2007, 07:44 PM
sweet boats....sweet music. what's the song name & group? great taste.

SJFE
11-09-2007, 10:34 PM
Thanks Robby :) the clip from last Sunday is a solo guitarist by the name of Eric Johnson the song is Cliffs of Dover. The music in the clip from the movie maker thread post in the main thread is by Joe Santriani Sufring with the Alien. I have alot of tunes like that. My favorit is the Duel from the movie cross roads. Steven Via vs Rye Cooter..awesome.

SJFE
11-11-2007, 08:38 PM
Today's run was the most fun yet. I think it's bescause we broke some stuff. The hammer is 50% faster then last week. Josh removed the drive last week leveled, filled the bracket, lowered the drive and stiffened up the hull. He did a great job. I had a set of the older gp cells in the Villain but I din't think it would have mattered. The little hammer was movin out nicley. With the addition of some spin fins it will be complete. On to the BJ26. I opened up with a set of IB3600 packs. 20 seconds into the run one vented and became a resister. The picture in the video shoes the speeds. Next set where the GP3300s, witch where a little better. I was getting some nice air on the first run. I raised the strut on the final run and went 4s-2p. Big diffrence with that setup. The boat had the correct attitude ans was 8mph faster. I had MrsSjfe kill the camera and the wrecked shortly after:doh:. I got about 3 shot glasses if water in it before we recover her.

Turn the volume up after the music stops:buttrock:. Great stuff :roflol: :tiphat: HAHAHAHAH

11/11FunRun (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/?action=view&current=1111.flv)

wickedgmc
11-11-2007, 09:46 PM
A huge lake and you two run into each other....... lol

SJFE
11-11-2007, 11:32 PM
Yeah that would be us....lol

wickedgmc
11-11-2007, 11:49 PM
dont worry about it, if I were there somehow it would have been me and you running into each other....

SJFE
12-29-2007, 10:26 AM
We will be running @ the Manahawkin Lake Sunday morning. We hope to be set up & in the water by 10:00. Email me if you are interested & would like my number for directions. Hope to see some guys come out.
Tom

SJFE
12-30-2007, 07:10 PM
SJFE-MBC would like to welcome our newest honorary member BadTC31 aka Butch. I guess he would be the the nitro division of SJ-MBC lol. We did a little bit of everything today. Josh ran his first FE today with the SV & we had some good FE on Nitro action. The local news paper even took a bunch of pictures and was asking questions. We had some issues. Josh beached the Hammer @ wot witn no damage. The Bladrunner had a great blow off and stuff. The TC31 did spin a main crank bearing and blow up. I have never seen a nitro engine do that before. With my TC31 being delivered next week we will have some all nitro running also. Just a little somthing diffrent. Enjoy the Videos.

12/30 Run (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/?action=view&current=FunRun3007.flv)

Jolly & TC31 (http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e343/STOAK/?action=view&current=JollyTC31.flv)

badtc31
12-30-2007, 08:54 PM
Had a lot of fun today despite the motor grenade,
Good meeting you guys .. Cant wait to be out there running again !!

SJFE
12-30-2007, 09:50 PM
Hopfully next sunday man. Bring your buddy with the TC31. I may have mine by then:D.

H&MWill
01-02-2008, 01:46 AM
SJFE, great videos! Looks like a blast. Cant wait to see more.

Diegoboy
01-02-2008, 08:52 AM
The Jolly is running well. Ya almost lapped the TC! :biggrin:

FE_Chris
01-02-2008, 04:49 PM
Ya i like the clips Tom. The boat crash was cool! carnage!!!!

SJFE
01-02-2008, 05:38 PM
Thanks fellas. It's only going to get better from here on :D. With any luck BadTc will bring his buddy with another TC31 and we will have 3 cats and an SV going @ it.

badtc31
01-02-2008, 06:34 PM
yeah we will deff be out there again, waiting on a motor to come in !!
its cheaper to buy a new motor then to rebuild the old motor.. go figure!!

SJFE
06-05-2008, 11:35 AM
Attention Nj Rc boaters. We are running Sunday @ the Manahawkin Lake Park Exit 63 on the GSP. We hope to be setup by noon. Joe & Josh will have the SV's and I'll have the Jolly. Josh may have his micro hydro ready I have yet to call him. Any one with any type of boat is welcome. Nitro will probably ok but no gas this time of year. To many W.E.Bs & cranky old folks to ruin our fun.

badtc31
06-05-2008, 05:38 PM
Yo what up ??
What about gas with a muffler that is quieter then my tc31 ?

SJFE
06-08-2008, 02:24 PM
We can give that a shot. We wound up staying @ the inlaws all weekend. I didnt have internet so I was unable to updat the thread. It's 100 degrees out and really muggy. We are going to wait untill wednesday night for the heat to break.