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(Blog Response: Aerokits Sea Scout Renovation) rudder servo Installation by greg_k (Apprentice)
I have a Sea Scout sat in my garage built for me by Dad in the 70s then moved onto Cars and faster things, originally had a futaba brick combo (2 servo and a receiver in a block) and a homemade speed controller. All had gone but the motor was intact and ran when connected to my battery drill battery. Off to the local model shop , new 2.4g radio ,gell battery 6v , speed controller (things have come...  Posted: 4 hours ago

(Blog Update: 1/12th scale Cygnus GM32 Fishing Boat "EXUBERENT DH142") Exuberent GM32 DH142 by Ballast (Lieutenant)
Deck shelf and beams in !  Posted: 4 hours ago

(Forum) Brushless motor control by Haverlock (Commander)
"If not I would reiterate Mark's comment, do a short circuit and check the temperature of motor, ESC and battery" That is a short run of the boat not a short circuit of the electrics !!! ~laughs~  Posted: 8 hours ago

(Blog Response: 1/12th scale Cygnus GM32 Fishing Boat "EXUBERENT DH142") Antifoul lookalike paint by figtree7nts (Captain)
Great choice of color for the autifoul, cant wait to see the finished model!  Posted: 10 hours ago

(Forum) 2 x ESCs by Haverlock (Commander)
Dave I have to ask :- Since you can flash the TX why not do the one time exercise and flash all of your equipment to the "LBT" standard then new equipment will just work?  Posted: 13 hours ago

(Blog Response: 1/12th scale Cygnus GM32 Fishing Boat "EXUBERENT DH142") Antifoul lookalike paint by Ballast (Lieutenant)
Hi figtree 7nts Thanks for the advice I fixed myself up with Humbrol matt French Blue. The boat I am building the model of had blue antifoul so it was important to replicate that. Thanks anyway   Posted: 18 hours ago
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