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Old 06-17-2010, 10:10 PM
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Mike now makes JAE .12/.18 and.21/FE specific fin that works awesome
. Ask Brian if my JAE can turn.
Yeah, Mike said he has made a few fins for the JAE's...I just pm'd him (IW)...sounds good! He does very good work!!Thanks man!

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Old 06-18-2010, 01:57 PM
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Got my David Preusse fin today. David makes two versions. A short one (which I got) and one that he said is about 3/8 inch longer. He said he tried out both fins and thought the short one would work well for my application.

I must of sharpened it well because I cut the heck out of my finger while doing a final wet sand. Can't wait to try it out!!!

Davids email for anyone that is interested in one cdrace@rocketmail.com
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Old 06-18-2010, 10:19 PM
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Got my David Preusse fin today. David makes two vesions. A short one (which I got) and one that he said is about 3/8 inch longer. He said he tried out both fins and thought the short one would work well for my application.
Thats more like it! Makes sense....I think I'll try one two. Looks fast :yeah:
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Old 06-19-2010, 12:57 AM
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Old 06-19-2010, 07:31 AM
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hello Happy Jae Owner's!?

a friend has built a JAE rigger, folowing my advice, he bought a tenshock motor CZ 2240-7, a Turnigy 120 (reworked for the cooling), and a 5000/4S 30C Flightmax.
I think that a 42 prop is a good start, he has already ordered one from tenshock.
Which prop do you recommend for a good runtime and speed? I mean, not less than 5 minutes and 55-60 mPh?

I personnaly have a Mr krabs that is doing 59 mPh in straights with a 1415/1.5D, a X442 detongued, 5800/4S flightmax, a poor Mystery 200 wateRcooled, run time is more than 5 minutes, but not flat out on an Oval...

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Old 06-23-2010, 05:06 PM
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Long or short turn fin?

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Got my David Preusse fin today. David makes two versions. A short one (which I got) and one that he said is about 3/8 inch longer. He said he tried out both fins and thought the short one would work well for my application.

I must of sharpened it well because I cut the heck out of my finger while doing a final wet sand. Can't wait to try it out!!!

Davids email for anyone that is interested in one cdrace@rocketmail.com
What is the difference in handling with long or short turn fin? Ron Oh! you guys were right ordered JAE yesterday has shipped today sent me tracker # Joe Petro is fast.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:52 PM
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I'm no expert on fins, but my guess is you would want the shortest fin that gets the job done. Any longer and your just creating excess drag. I believe Mark made the turn fins Kenley Porter and Martin Truex use on their JAE's. Obviously I wont be seeing the speeds they do so I asked David for his opinon telling him I didnt expect speeds over 60mph. He recommended the short fin and thats what I'll be testing this weekend. I found the stock fin to be very flexible and it seemed like the boat was a little jerkey coming out of the turns. This is my first rigger so I may be imagining things but Hotwater and my club VP (who is a very experienced with .21 riggers) said their JAE's felt the same way. Anyway I'm hoping for a little bit more speed and smoother turns with the new fin.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:24 PM
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I'm no expert on fins, but my guess is you would want the shortest fin that gets the job done. Any longer and your just creating excess drag. I believe Mark made the turn fins Kenley Porter and Martin Truex use on their JAE's. Obviously I wont be seeing the speeds they do so I asked David for his opinon telling him I didnt expect speeds over 60mph. He recommended the short fin and thats what I'll be testing this weekend. I found the stock fin to be very flexible and it seemed like the boat was a little jerkey coming out of the turns. So I'm hoping for a little bit more speed and smoother turns.

I hear that brutha!! Actually Mike just wants to get something to try and beat the snot out of me at Chesapeake...LOL! Mike.....I had a secret weapon made for me by Mike Hughes....Get ready!!!! :wave:

All in all, I think if you get one of these "aftermarket" fins, you will be right where you want to be without worrying about your turns and turn fin flexing on you in the process!!

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Old 06-23-2010, 08:45 PM
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Be carefully with trying to go too short. The JAE has an advantage in the turns with the right fin. If you are heat racing you need a fin that works in all conditions. A little longer fin when set up right will have a negligible impact on drag over what it gains you in the corners. I have seen the Stock turn fin on .21 hydros in my district and they are just flex too much and will cause the boat to be less than trustworthy in the corners. If you are strait lining then minimize the turn fin but for heat racing use the one off the JAE plans out of material stiff enough to allow it to work. Also make sure that it is set and tuned perfect and you will not give up anything in the straits in heat racing and will love the way it corners. Mike Hughes now makes one to of 7075 mine is 6061 so his new one is even better than what he made for me.
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Old 06-23-2010, 09:15 PM
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Be carefully with trying to go too short. The JAE has an advantage in the turns with the right fin. If you are heat racing you need a fin that works in all conditions. A little longer fin when set up right will have a negligible impact on drag over what it gains you in the corners. I have seen the Stock turn fin on .21 hydros in my district and they are just flex too much and will cause the boat to be less than trustworthy in the corners. If you are strait lining then minimize the turn fin but for heat racing use the one off the JAE plans out of material stiff enough to allow it to work. Also make sure that it is set and tuned perfect and you will not give up anything in the straits in heat racing and will love the way it corners. Mike Hughes now makes one to of 7075 mine is 6061 so his new one is even better than what he made for me.
Thanks for the info .I ordered new strut today. Still waiting for David to E-mail me to order turn fin. Ron
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I hear that brutha!! Actually Mike just wants to get something to beat the snot out of me at Chesapeake...LOL! Mike.....I had a secret weapon made for me by Mike Hughes....Get ready!!!! :wave:

All in all, I think if you get one of these "aftermarket" fins, you will be right where you want to be without worrying about your turns and turn fin flexing on you in the process!!

-Kent
If only they made a fin that would keep us off the buoys and me from jumping the start. :yeah: I'm sure both fins will work out fine.
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Ha,Ha,Ha,Ha.....I hear ya brutha!!! Hopefully we will not be cartwheeling either!

These new fins should help sort out alot Mike!

Seriously, good luck this weekend my friend!

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Old 06-24-2010, 07:49 AM
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Please provide the contact info for Mike Hughes/MHardware.

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Old 06-24-2010, 11:26 AM
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Hi Doug!!

For anyone that is interested: I will post a pic of the fin that Mike Hughes has made for me when it comes in...

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For anyone that is interested: I will post a pic of the fin that Mike Hughes has made for me when it comes in...

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Kent, What's the difference between David's and Mike's fin. Ron
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Kent, What's the difference between David's and Mike's fin. Ron
The only difference that I know of is that Mike's fins come sharpened and David's do not. Mike does excellent work...he has made a fin for me before (very strong)....

Go for either David's or Mike's, your call. All I do know is that the stock fin will flex on you....

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Ok, I just received the fin that Mike Hughes made for me. The only difference between Mike's and David's fins are: Mikes fin is sharpened and much stiffer than the stock fin but has no mounting holes drilled in it (No biggie there...). David's fin is not sharpened but the mounting holes have been drilled for you (unless Nautiboys drilled them himself...?). David also offers two different sizes of fins which is a nice option and Mike's fins have the same dimensions/bend as the stocker....

There you go...both are very nice...

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Old 06-24-2010, 07:29 PM
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Ok, I just received the fin that Mike Hughes made for me. The only difference between Mike's and David's fins are: Mikes fin is sharpened and much stiffer than the stock fin but has no mounting holes drilled in it (No biggie there...). David's fin is not sharpened but the mounting holes have been drilled for you (unless Nautiboys drilled them himself...?). David also offers two different sizes of fins which is a nice option and Mike's fins have the same dimensions/bend as the stocker....

There you go...both are very nice...

-Kent
Kent, Looks like I'll go with Mike's would rather drill holes then sharpen. Hope he ansers my E-mail soon. Ron
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