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  • mobius skipjack center of gravity.

    I'm having a miserable time trying to balance this boat. Where should the center of gravity be? The cylinder im using i believe is the 2 1/2 3 1/2 2 1/2. it is really tail heavy.

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    What is it doing? Can you post photos? Are you in first step of trimming at surface?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by BWRIGHT View Post
      I'm having a miserable time trying to balance this boat. Where should the center of gravity be? The cylinder im using i believe is the 2 1/2 3 1/2 2 1/2. it is really tail heavy.
      Half-way along the submarines longitudinal centerline, as low as you can get it vertically.

      https://youtu.be/MAI4j6ui0Bs

      David
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      • #4
        Beautiful video David, yeah seems like you might know what ur doing! Hahahahahah

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          Originally posted by biggsgolf View Post
          Beautiful video David, yeah seems like you might know what ur doing! Hahahahahah
          Once you establish underwater trim (the boat just light enough to stick one-inch of sail into the air with the boat on a zero bubble-angle) then it's a never-ending ****-show of moving selected pieces of foam above/below waterline till, magically, and to your astonishment, the boat will trim out properly in surfaced trim. Stick with it, you'll get there, pal.

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