Nitro Boat Racing Checklist

 If the boat was not swamped:

 Turn off receiver then transmitter.
Return frequency pin if used.
Take everything back to your pits.
Clamp fuel and pressure lines.
Drain all water from hull
Flip boat upside down.
Check hull bottom, turn fin, trim tabs, rudder, (shaft tube),strut, prop, drive dog and prop nut.
Flip boat right side up.
Wipe out boat and check all screws and nuts for missing or loose.
Check rudder linkage.
Look at pushrods and seals.
Check starting belt.
Check shaft tube.
Check fuel lines.
Check pipe coupler and clamps.
Check pressure nipple.
Remove and inspect plug.
Heat plug and check.
Fill fuel tank and clamp line(s).
Blow out needle with Brakleen.

Every other heat- Grease shaft and strut.
Be sure shaft is all the way in and collet is tight.
Cover boat (tank and radio box).

 If the boat was swamped-

 

Turn off receiver then transmitter.
Return frequency pin if used.
Take everything back to your pits.
Drain all water from hull
Remove plug and washer.
Drain engine and pipe.
Hold rag over plug hole.
Spin with starter.
Drain fuel tank(s).
Refill fuel tank(s).
Fire engine and idle until warm.
Clamp fuel line(s).
Flip boat upside down.
Check hull bottom, turn fin, trim tabs, rudder, (shaft tube), strut, prop, drive dog and prop nut.
Flip boat right side up.
Wipe out boat and check all screws and nuts for missing or loose.
Check rudder linkage.
Look at pushrods and seals.
Check shaft tube.
Check fuel lines.
Check pipe coupler and clamps.
Check pressure nipple.
Remove and inspect plug.
Heat plug and check.

Every other heat- Grease shaft and strut.
Be sure shaft is all the way in and collet is tight.
Cover boat (tank and radio box).

  Just before your heat- 

 Make sure you have the correct frequency pin if required
Make sure the transmitter is on the right model
Check the starter rotation
Check for full tank
Be sure prop is clear
Drain pipe
Un-clamp feed and pressure lines

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