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Hornet Formula-1 Tunnel Hull with 540 Outboard Motor R/C Racing Boat (750mm)

Hornet Formula-1 Tunnel Hull with 540 Outboard Motor R/C Racing Boat (750mm)
Hornet Formula-1 Tunnel Hull with 540 Outboard Motor R/C Racing Boat (750mm)

The large 1:10 scale Hornet Racing Boat has a stunning tunnelhull design and runs a large 540 outboard motor. Included is a waterproof ESC as well as a high speed servo for fast response. The 540 motor also controls the direction of the boat making it turn quickly without losing speed. The boat is constructed with fiberglass and immaculately painted and finished in a high-gloss gel-coat for improved glide and a glass finish!
You just need a 2~3S lipo and your own RX to power up this boat.

Spec.
Length: 750mm
Width: 280mm
Height: 200mm
Motor: 2858-1400kv Brushless outboard motor
ESC: 50A
Servo: 1 x standard size servo
Battery: 2~3S 4000mah to 5000 lipo battery (Not included)

Required;
Radio System (2ch) & Receiver
Battery: 2~3S 4000mah to 5000 lipo battery (Not included)



PRODUCT ID: FORMULA-1

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Weight: 3199g
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Price  $97.49
was $129.99

motor
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  • Turnigy 4000mAh 3S 30C Lipo Pack

    Combo Price: $26.21   IN STOCK

  • ZIPPY 5000mAh 2S1P 20C Hardcase Pack

    Combo Price: $18.20   IN STOCK



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Total of 199 discussions.
Gina  1 points - 7/23/2015
 
I will be running this 4 hr constant as a duration race , can you get the flexi shaft as a spare and how much cost and code number Can you get the full outboard motor as a spare price and code please
Leon3  11 points - 7/15/2015
 
Help! need parts list and re-order numbers for complete drive shaft, standard prop, drive dog, outboard motor assembly teflon? sleeves, washers and 2 x bearings. Lost during maiden run...
Devin  39 points - 6/14/2015
 
i found out my battery did not work. it is a 7.2 5000MAH venom. i thought it was ESC because it would just stop only when you tried full speed. luckily i had this Rhino 1750mAh 2S 7.4v 20C Lipoly Pack and tried it and this thing was not stoppable. now it goes ssssoooooo fast. the bad thing is the battery does not last long. hop this helps, don't put a heavy battery in this boat.
Lee  11 points - 5/18/2015
 
What is the top speed of the F1 Hornet stock?
 Devin 39 points
mine goes a lot more than 20 mph.
Lee  11 points - 5/18/2015
 
Is the motor on the F!Hornet upgradeable? If it is what is a good motor to put on it?
 canabus 15 points
The 2836-3700kv motor on 3s or 4s.
 Devin 39 points
3s man just to be safe.
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siripon
27 likes
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3 thumbs up!
Great boat , hull thin,light ,strong.The outboard made from plastic with flex drive and 4mm shaft and 2 bearing .The esc heat too fast cause it draw to much amp. The prop is might be too big. If not reduced the prop size or just go with a turnigy 120a esc , it could run on 11.1-14.8v ,with out worry.It handle very good but the servo is kind of weak and noisy.Servo need more torque if you wanted to mod it.I had put Ammo brushless motor on stock outboard with 120a turnigy esc,lipo 14.8v and octura x640. It's flying and needs more weight in the front and adjusted the AOA


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tayothin
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2 thumbs up!
When boat arrival , I'm disappoint to its Motor. It dosen't 540 As ad mened. a dimeter is smaller than 36 mm. It dosen't to this boat, prop also.

When test drive I'm got ESC burned , Please be carful, Hobby kig please revise Motor spec would better.


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The 3pk
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Hi! I'm The3PK. Just received hornet today it more valuable comparing to the price. Outboard is brushless size 380L, it's not 540 size but fast enough when used 3 cell lipo. The weakest point is water proof of esc isnot 100 sealed. I change prop to octura 3 blade 3/437 (Diameter 37 mm. Pitch 1.4) speed improved fascinating. The next run I try to setting outboard angle and lift it up a little bit for more stable while running in the water. Thank you the hobbyking to bring this stuff in your store and hope you are spare part to supply soon.


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Bush pig
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1 thumbs up!
my boat arrived today....the battery tray had come loose..easy to fix..
it has a 540 brushless motor with a flexi drive to the prop
put a 5000 mah 7.4 volt lipo in for a test run it went like the clappers am very pleased with it...will try an 11.1 volt lipo next


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siripon
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The hull thin light , the esc didnt match the boat . It burned right at thefirst 5 min . atleast 120 a esc will work perfectly this boat


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