View Full Version : Advice???

09-23-2011, 08:47 PM
Hi I used to be into model boating awhile back and I've just recently got back into it after a co-worker gave me a 52" Tunnel Hull that he had kicking around in his basement. It came with most of the hardware, and two Quadra-Aerrow engines a 33cc and a 25cc. Both are aircooled aircraft engines. Now I remember "back in the day" model boaters would watercool their engines by wrapping copper tube between the cooling fins of the head, I just wanted to know if this would work as I dont have access to a machine shop, and dont really want to spend money on this motor as I was planning on building another this winter and putting a purpose-built marine engine in it. This boat is just gonna be a toy for now. I just wanted to know if this is something that people have done or if its just a bad idea altogether, any advice would be appreciated.
P.S. I just realized I posted this on the wrong board and I apoligize for this.