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DIY – How to Hack an RC Hovercraft!

Here’s a really cool DIY on how to hack your own RC hovercraft.

It looks pretty simple enough other than the RC parts.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRZ–iMUNR0

“The workings of a hovercraft are fairly straightforward: one high-power motor with an airplane propeller forces air down through the hole in the center, which pushes the bottom of the hovercraft off the ground. This greatly reduces friction, allowing the hovercraft to scoot

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DIY Arduino and Wiimote Controlled Boat!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viX6kC9C0Yc

Here’s a cool DIY Arduino and Wiimote Controlled Boat all by flick of the wrist.  Now, just don’t drop that Wiimote and you will have some serious trouble getting out of the water.  (I am sure there’s a backup plan for that)

Last winter I decided version one was successful enough that I would dare to improve it. My design constraints were to extend the boats range to about 20 miles and add a second motor to balance the thrus

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