The HobbyKing Swamp Dawg Air Boat comes just about ready to run, Only a few minutes of assembly time are required to have this fun RC model skimming the surface of your back yard pool or local pond.
The Swamp Dawg features a full plastic platform that is foam filled making the Swamp Dawg virtually unsinkable. A CF and Alu motor mount, 2300kv Brushless motor, 5.5in propeller and a 9 gram servo have been included.
You will require a 20amp ESC, 1000mAh 2S 7.4v Lipoly battery and your own Transmitter and receiver (Tx/Rx) to complete this model.
Propeller size: 5.5in (Included)
Total weight: 625g -635g
Motor: 2300kv Brushless Outrunner (Included)
Servo: 1 x 9g (Included)
ESC: 20A (Required)
Battery Compartment Size: 70mm x 40mm x 20mm
2 Channel Transmitter & Receiver (TX/RX)
1000mAh 2S 7.4v Lipoly
No problem with install, but, mounted the ESC on the safety cage and install a 3S 1500MAH battery with voltage on top.
The servo was dead (install a 4.5KG one)and linkage was modified to work.
The air rudders have too much up and down play, so added some small plastic tube to raise them up.
Makes the linkage work better as well.
Added two crew to the seats and a 3D sitting dog to the bow of the boat.Mine runs cools on 3s. Check this vid:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xky8t77R7wYou must use Loctite on at least the 4 hex screws that mount the motormount to frame. I did them all while it was out. Simple to build will need some soldering to complete motor esc batt connections.This is a nifty litle boat that has some speed. But my purpose was to build a fishing boat and reinforce it with 60 size plane floats. It works like a charm and i can now fish in difficult places.The servo in my kit did not turn although you can hear the motor run.
The Motor supplied with the kit did not start easily, fails to start, or runs poorly when it does.
Both Very Poor Quality items.
Now faced with the complicated returns procedure or extra expense for a motor and servo.
The almost ready to run version not so ready and not such good value as you first perceive.Very nice model had to wait seven weeks for backorder but all worth it can the motor cables be colour coded would help a lotDas teil macht richtig spass und jetzt noch getunt geht das teil richtig gut..... leiter ist die mitgelieferte lufschraube wie mitnehmer sollte man immer ersetzen, wegen zu hocher umwucht.... tuning setup
Turnigy Plush 40A Regler....Turnigy Auenlufer 2200 KV....Turnigy 3s Lipo 1300mah.....Luftschraube CAM SPEED PROP 5,5/5,5 .....ich hab den gleite getunt und macht jetzt richtig spass
sie video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3j9wOtMVNwtop boot, fr den preis unschlagbar.
es ist beim hobbyking deutlich gnstiger als bei anderen verkufern.
und auch die mglichkeit ersatzteile fr das boot zu kaufen ist super.Excellent article except for the servo support which I remodeled. Moved the steering servo to the right side and made a whole for the Lipo battery. The support was created through 3d printing. See: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1060587