Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > RC Boating
Black Jack bl 26 - crash on film >

Black Jack bl 26 - crash on film

Black Jack bl 26 - crash on film

Reply

Old 08-19-2014, 06:28 PM
  #1  
Tech Rookie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 4
Default Black Jack bl 26 - crash on film

So, I've seen people talk about how fragile the 26" body is, in just happened to crash mine head long into a concrete pole at full speed... yeah... and caught it on video. I'm running it without the turn fins and on dual 9.6v 5000may batteries, so at 19.2v, it was booking it. I think the boat ended up pretty well considering! Here is the video, the crash is at 1:33, carnage is revealed at the end:

Oops! Can't post a link, can someone else post it? Search YouTube for "Stock PB BJ26 19.2v - Full Speed Crash"

It's posted by Steven Donald
sd2649 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2014, 06:55 PM
  #2  
Tech Master
iTrader: (25)
 
spookie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,944
Trader Rating: 25 (100%+)
Default

Oh man I jumped when it hit lol. 1:35 in, I just cringed lol.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhYJtiHH4x8
+ YouTube Video
ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
spookie is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2014, 07:00 PM
  #3  
Tech Rookie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 4
Default Man!

Thanks for putting up the link!

I felt like an idiot! I'm new to boats, been into planes for a while and for some reason had never had to worry about a crash with the boats before, other than the coast. I even had the darn thing centered in the camera but didn't even pay attention to it! I really did tape the boat up and drive it again just fine a couple minutes later. I plan on getting some fresh fiberglass on it soon!
sd2649 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2014, 11:06 AM
  #4  
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (17)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 896
Trader Rating: 17 (95%+)
Default

If you hit it straight on it would have been much worse. I hit a bouy with my Impulse and it hit so hard it completely turned off. I had to swim out and get it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urf3b33OidM
Pintobean11 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2014, 05:46 PM
  #5  
Moderator
iTrader: (76)
 
roadrashracing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Green Bay, Wi
Posts: 13,075
Trader Rating: 76 (100%+)
Default

way to keep it clean in front of the kids, I would have said all kinds of words lol.
roadrashracing is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2014, 11:13 PM
  #6  
Tech Initiate
 
Southpaw477's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 20
Default

OUCH!!!
Southpaw477 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2014, 02:28 PM
  #7  
Tech Rookie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 4
Default

Yeah, I'm lucky it hit from the outside. I'm glad it made it to shore or I would have had to fish it in with my trusty recovery fishing pole, lol! After I taped it up, I had another couple runs and then spun it backwards at high speed, the solder on the u joint to the drive flex cable got spun/disconnected and it was just floating away. The fishing pole with some lead weights and a couple bobbers got it in fine. I think the solder on the shaft might have been loosened by the previous crash, but who knows???
sd2649 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2014, 02:42 PM
  #8  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (15)
 
asc6000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Meridian Idaho
Posts: 3,413
Trader Rating: 15 (100%+)
Default

You need
MORE POWER
GO FASTER
asc6000 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2014, 08:33 AM
  #9  
Tech Rookie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 4
Default

Never fast enough! I have a mystery esc and two 3s 2650mah packs that I am scared to try on this boat. It's going to scream!
sd2649 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2014, 07:25 AM
  #10  
Tech Initiate
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: trenton nj
Posts: 49
Default

well that abouts sucks,
semijoe is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2014, 08:55 AM
  #11  
Tech Master
iTrader: (115)
 
Jeepy2013's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,383
Trader Rating: 115 (100%+)
Default

OOPS!
Jeepy2013 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
You have already rated this thread Rating: Thread Rating: 0 votes,  average.

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service