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    Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    by bruce1946 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    14 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Had some issues getting 16 channels working. And with the monitors. Programming the turanus has been a nightmare. Installed a connector between the upper and lower deck. Control Switches for upper deck items, radar, nav lights, cabin lights search light, siren, flashing blue lights, sound system. Bilge pump, monitors, water pump. It's been a chore but I'm getting there. oh throttles work with the left stick and controls motors individually where one can be in forward and other in reverse for aid in docking or spinning the boat on the stern
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Really nice job Bruce. I like the added pieces.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    She has come a long way Bruce.
    With all that equipment inside her it is amazing that you know what is what LOL!
    Excellent work.
    Keep it up.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Everything is labeled at both ends on what is does. there are 3 battery systems (one 12 (2-6V connected in series) one 6 volt system ( 2- 6V connected in parallel ) and one 4.6 volt battery) 3 water lines.
    I thought there was going to be lots of room inside the hull when i was putting her together. There was not much help in the plans telling you how to connect everything, the drawings / instructions for the monitors was very confusing it took a lot of trial and error to get them working.
    Iโ€™m still working on the boat winch trying to get it working.
    Iโ€™m still working on her and hope to have her ready for the water next year in the spring.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by jbkiwi ( Vice Admiral)
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    I'm glad to see I'm not the only spaghetti wiring exponent Bruce, ,- my motto is, 'if in doubt, add more wire' ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
    Looking good!.

    JB
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Not to mention the macaroni water toobs JB ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
    Do you cook 'em al dente before bending to shape and allowing to cool?
    I suppose for any adjustment needed you just pump hot water through them
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    " ( 2- 6V connected in parallel )"
    With protection diodes between them to prevent back charging I hope Bruce.
    The last thing you need is a fire at Spaghetti Junction!
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I''m using icemaker quick diconnect to use between upper and lower deck.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    they are on totaly seperate systems and not connected to each other and labeled 12v system is for the monitor pumps and the 2 motors
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    "they are on totaly seperate systems and not connected to each other" ??
    But you wrote 2- 6V connected in parallel Bruce!
    That can be dangerous without the diodes.
    Suggest you do a wiring recheck๐Ÿ˜‰
    Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    13 days ago by Ianh ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Seen spaghetti like this before! Underground on a winder I had a good sparky working for me then he numbered and coded all the wires took him about 2 shifts to run 60 alarm and sentry cables and not 1 mistake๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Don't find that sort anymore no pride in the artisans of today
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    12 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    RNinMunich sorry mis understood what you were saying above, now it makes sense Dahhhh my bad, I will check it out, thank you.
    Oh by the way I love going to Munich my favorite place were Garmish, Burchgarden I was stationed in the Netherlands for 4 years
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    12 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Agopoly accepted Bruce๐Ÿ˜‰
    If you're not a dab hand with the soldering iron the simplest way to connect two batteries in parallel and protect your boat (and what a helluva boat you've got there๐Ÿ‘) is one of these little jobs-
    https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p103-parallel-power-board.ht...

    I've been in Munich 35 years now!
    I too like Garmisch (very touristy now though) and Berchtesgaden, near there Kรถnigsee and The Eagles Nest are well worth a visit or two๐Ÿ˜Š
    BTW: Berchtesgaden is where I discovered the REAL Budweiser from Czechoslovakia๐Ÿ˜‹, as it still was back then. The soft American version is no comparison at all.

    You are doing a fantastic job on your Dรผsseldorf, I take my hat off Sir!
    Viele GrรผรŸe, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p103-parallel-power-board.html
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    12 days ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    So silly question: I look up the 103 here in USA and it keeps talking about them being used on Lipo's I'm not using LiPo's I'm using MH batteries
    thank you on your comment on my boats. and your help
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    12 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    "it keeps talking about them being used on Lipo's"
    Ignore that Bruce. The same principle applies to ANY battery chemistry.
    Check the manufacturers description I posted! They just talk about 'batteries'.
    But the consequences can be be significantly worse with LiPos of course.
    Remember, the immediate danger is to the wiring!
    If that overheats and starts to burn ....๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ญ
    I've said my piece. The choice is yours.
    Stay safe. Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    12 days ago by Newby7 ( Captain)
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    You blow me away with getting 16 channels working I have trouble just getting 2 channels working .Nice work.
    Rick
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Some progress on my Dusseldorf
    3 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Hi Bruce.
    I always use connectors for separating the wiring when removing the cabin but never thought of the water. Could you give me more information on the quick change connectors you show in your picture as I would like to do the same on my Dusseldorf.
    Thanks.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Updated 06/08/2020
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well here is some updates on progress
    https://forum.alofthobbies.com/index.php do a search by my name Bruce posted in aug
    https://forum.alofthobbies.com/index.php
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Updated 06/08/2020
    13 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Link don't woik Bruce โ˜น๏ธ
    "Not found on this server"!
    Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Updated 06/08/2020
    13 days ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Oops!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Updated 06/08/2020
    12 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very interesting - now it works!?
    Here's the direct link to their shop.๐Ÿ˜‰
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    https://alofthobbies.com/
    https://alofthobbies.com/
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    ๐Ÿ“ day 6 Dusseldorf II discussion
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    After looking at some of the new photo's of the Dusseldorf II
    It Looks like the bow area has increased in size (Length)and the front cabin is smaller (length). The bow steps have moved forward also
    She now only has 2 monitors instead of 3
    Or i'am I seeing things?
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    ๐Ÿ“ day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Does anyone know where I can get some photos of the real Dusseldorf fire boat. I'm looking for the details both outside and Inside of the Cabin cockpit I want to build some of the interior of the cabin.
    Thank you
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    Your kit is of the 'as built' condition ca1975.
    This gallery is as she is now from her 50th birthday celebrations ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ
    More or less as she was 'rearranged' in 1980.
    Dinghy has been updated and shifted to the foredeck to clear the stern for the tow-line.
    Wheelhouse layout still looks fairly 'vintage'. Apart from the Electronic Chart System of course!๐Ÿ˜‰
    Her sister 'Kรถln' is tied up alongside.
    Two sample pics attached. happy detailing.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    https://www.lokalkompass.de/duesseldorf/c-kultur/50-jahre-fe...
    https://www.lokalkompass.de/duesseldorf/c-kultur/50-jahre-feuerloeschboot-duesseldorf_a330547#gallery=default&pid=4405125
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by Rookysailor ( Captain)
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    What a great collection of photo's Doug, ๐Ÿ˜wish now I had not sold my Dusseldorf, plenty here for super detailing๐Ÿ‘

    Cheers, Pete
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    There's always 'the next one' Pete
    Nod Nod Wink Wink๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by Rookysailor ( Captain)
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    You mean after the dozen or so waiting in line....๐Ÿ˜†


    Cheers, Pete
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you so much great photo's. I really appreciate it.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Plenty there to get your teeth into Bruce.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    "You mean after the dozen or so waiting in line....๐Ÿ˜†"
    Never heard of the 'Bakers`s Dozen' Pete?? ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‰
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    So Bruce,
    " Plenty there to get your teeth into Bruce."
    You have your orders from Admiral Martin555.
    Get chomping!!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
    Could be interesting to have a go at that new crane on the foredeck.
    Would set your Dรผsseldorf apart from all the others๐Ÿ‘
    FLEET// ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Fleet
    Being as this is my 2nd RC boat I think I may have to pass on changing it to new version. I would have to build a new boat, and crane that is articulated put an out board on it. along with I believe moving the monitor forward, anchor system. and building new items on the stern. I don't have a 3 D printer to build new crane. I love the Idea though.
    Besides I,m an Air Force Flight engineer MSgt. and don't know a lot about building fire boats.
    I would love to modify it to new version but I need to modify me 1st (Just too old) trying to figure out all this new electronics.
    There is not many people here in Oregon building boats, they are more interest airplanes here. there is a lot more boat interest in England and Europe.
    Thanks for your input though
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Understood Bruce๐Ÿ‘
    Hope the gallery at least helps with some cabin internals.
    Looking forward to the results.
    I can help with some tiny instrumentation pics; dials and screens etc, if you wish.
    Like the fish finder display on Skydive's 'Orca'.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Any picture would greatly accepted. Or any helpful tips. I'm thankful this site and all the friendly people are here.
    I haven't totally said no to updating the boat but I don't have the knowledge to do it.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    OK.
    Here's an A4 pdf page of typical dials and front panels, displays.
    Download it to your hard rive.
    Open the file and use the Snipping Tool to snip out the pics you need.
    Insert the Snip into whatever photo software you have and save as a new file.
    Then you can scale it to suit, or use your printer scaling functions to print the size you need.
    Probably give best results at about 600dpi on a light glossy photo paper.
    Happy snipping๐Ÿ˜Š
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by Rookysailor ( Captain)
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    What a brilliant file Doug๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ where do you find such useful ideas? this is one of the best things I have seen for a long time, perfect for anyone doing out their control area in a tug, cabin cruiser, fishing boat or whatever๐Ÿ˜Š

    Cheers, Pete
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Can't take any credit Pete๐Ÿ˜Œ
    Zedenek (Inkoust) sent the file to me two years ago.
    It's since been sent round the world๐Ÿ˜Š
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    for some reason I can't get it to open?๐Ÿ˜ญ
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    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    On a Windows PC it should open automatically.
    If not click the download arrow in the little blue box at top left and download it to your hard drive.
    Then open with your usual pdf app. Adobe or Nuance etc.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Now it's working go figure weird
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by dash8man ( Able Seaman)
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    https://www.dahmen.de/cat7747.html
    https://www.dahmen.de/cat7747.html
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Wow thank you
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Really interesting pictures Doug. Very helpful. That download of instruments is also invaluable. Thanks for uploading.๐Ÿ˜€
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 6 question
    6 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Very useful site there Dash. Thanks.๐Ÿ˜Š
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Day 6
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well i'm making headway have to read the instructions many times, but getting there. and waiting on electronics, paint, and other needed items to get here, mail order suppliers are overloaded, and taking up to a week just to ship something, ordering from China is taking from 4- 8 weeks. here in USA about 2 weeks. Only ones shipping fast is Cornwall models in England 4 total days and Harbor models here in USA 4 days.
    These scissors are great for cutting ABS plastic and lexon plastic https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Z4P9X37/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b...

    the ESC will let me operate both motors at same time one reverse one forward both frwd/revs and control maneuvering with the props
    front monitor is not complete yet just doing a trial fitting before cutting tube, still waiting on my miniature motors for everything coming from China. so can't set deck in-place yet, as with radar search light, and such.
    keeping me from going bonkers๐Ÿค“๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Z4P9X37/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 6
    6 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Coming along nicely. At this rate you will finish long before me.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 6
    6 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice work,
    Keep it up.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Day 5
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I was having problems getting rudder shafts to stay in place going thru the ABS hull with super epoxy for plastic bonding, also as soon as i put the epoxy on the brass, the Brass turned green with corrosion. so I stiffen up the mounts adding another bracket attached to the lower hull and used a CA thick then bedded the tubes in on both sides of the hull. hopefully this will work.
    Added the Deck support both aft and forward, installed the the ribs for the rubber bumper. I was following tier directions using the spring clamps and that didn't fair to well supports were to thing and clamps kept popping of. I tried the masking tape and it worked great, it sped up the whole process.
    Decided not to us the prop shafts supplied with the kit and ordered stuffing tube prop shafts, hopefully they will be here today, then I can install the motors.
    I could use some suggestions on lay out for the batteries (5) 2 drive, 2 pump, 1 3 volt.. Trying to figure out how to put everything in and still have access to them once the decks are installed. Receivers, switches, etc.
    Thank you guys
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 5
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    I have used Stabilit Express two part glue for the rudders, prop tubes and the trays. Bonds very well, water tight and relatively easy to use. A mask is required though as it is quite nasty smelling. It is also quite expensive.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 5
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    I must admit that as there seems to be a large amount of available space in the hull, I have not given much thought to fitting everything in yet. I am making the Krick Police Launch alongside this one and there is a lot less room here but I have managed to get a lot inside. As there are 16 channels required to run this model, I will ensure that I design the wiring soon and make up some looms like in a car.
    Just a little question, what are the two pumps for. I only have one.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 5
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    there is only one pump but some have put bilge pumps in and others have put cooling pumps in for the motors one person used to for the monitors. I have 2 - 6 volt batteries hook in parallel so my battery doesn't wear down when using the monitors. the other batteries are 2 6 volt hooked in series for 12 Volts drive motors.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 5
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    I will use 3s LiPo batteries for the motors which will also supply the rx and servo power via the BEC output from the ESC.. Their power to weight/size ratio is very useful. I will decide on the 6 volt supply for the lights and the small motors later. The monitor pump will be operated by another 3s LiPo which will give me 11.1 volts.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Day 4
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Instructions are very vague. for this area. one short Paragraph on installing rudders. no dimensions for setting up Motor mounts, Water supply tube, Battery sets (3) Drawing are vague. No materials for building Battery Drive box. No suggestions on receiver, switches, ESC, my geared motors won't fit the mount bracket have to design a new motor mount. Prop shafts supplied require taking out and lubing each time had to order new stuffing box shafts. so waiting on them to arrive so I can install prop shafts and set up motor mounts.
    This whole boat has no dimensions on it so it's going to be fun figuring out where exactly everything mounts. only demesion is how far prop shaft sticks out.
    It's going to be a challenge but looking forward to working on it.
    Will have to work on main deck to see where i can mount the batteries๐Ÿคž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 4
    7 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi bruce,
    I am glad that you like a challenge.
    And i am sure you will soon get into the swing of it.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Day 4
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Hi Bruce. I read somewhere that this model is challenging. I can confirm that this is indeed the case. I have found that if you remove all of the parts for a particular section and then carefully read the instructions placing parts as you go, all makes sense.
    Peter.
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    ๐Ÿ“ day 3
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well it looks like My RO11101 kit is on the way from Germany๐Ÿคž got the invoice today. Yahoo ๐Ÿคž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 3
    7 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Excellent news bruce1946.
    I am glad you managed to get it sorted.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 3
    7 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Oh rapturous joy๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽˆ
    Funny! Never thought of asking Yahoo for one!!๐Ÿ˜‰
    Hope more than the invoice arrives.
    Did you buy direct from Krick?
    They are usually pretty damn good on deliveries๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 3
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Krick has no parts and not expecting them to come in after the 15th of may. And they will only let me buy from supplier here in the USA Harbor models ( great supplier) and they can't get any either right now. I got most of my items through Cornwel models. I have been working thru Ebay with a supplier in Germany and ebay process is hard to work through. but think it's all worked out now (i hope).
    Have been noticing the plans and instructions are kind of vague. there are not many dimensions on the plans on where the part sits on the boat. so will see how that goes.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 3
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    I am quite a way along with this build. If you need specific help I will try my best to answer your questions.
    The plans are not entirely correct and very often not good for scale. My first advice is check twice before gluing or drilling anything.
    Peter.๐Ÿ˜Š
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    ๐Ÿ“ day 2
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Day 2 had other priorities one was to find a easy way to clean top of hull after removing excess ABS with xacto knife.So I purchased a small Block plane from a local big box store ( Lowes) It worked great set it up to remove 1/32". there is a nice clean smooth edge.
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-3-in-Small-Trimming-Plane/40... hope it's ok to put this here
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-3-in-Small-Trimming-Plane/4062649?cm_mmc=shp-_-c-_-prd-_-tol-_-google-_-lia-_--_-handsaws-_-4062649-_-0&store_code=1558&placeholder=null&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjv-9wumL6QIVKj6tBh1vwwuNEAQYAiABEgJBN_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: day 2
    7 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very OK Bruce ๐Ÿ‘
    As long as you don't own or have shares in the shop!๐Ÿ˜‰
    I use a small Surform block plane for similar tasks.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Handy for grating cheese as well๐Ÿ˜
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    ๐Ÿ“ Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well I started my new build today Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž took me 4 hours removing the excess ABS. With a Xacto knife and sanding block. I will try and update the progress as I go.
    If any of you have helpful tips on this build please let me know. (thank You)๐Ÿคž

    Help please
    I'm still looking for the Special fitting Kit RO1101 if you know where I can get one please let me know
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi bruce1946,
    That is a nice project that you have started.
    Looking forward to more updates.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi bruce,
    I have found this.


    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beschlagsatz-fur-Dusseldorf-Feuer...

    Martin555.
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beschlagsatz-fur-Dusseldorf-Feuerloschboot-1-25-Krick-Romarin-ro1101/273375573933?epid=1904234369&hash=item3fa67437ad:g๐Ÿ˜ฎxsAAOSwqj5bWwGO
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    thank you I tried that one but ebay won't accept shipments to USA on this order
    .
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    Haven't found the general fittings set (yet!) but here's the special function set๐Ÿ˜Š
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    https://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/cgi-bin/sh000001.pl?WD=...
    Or here , a bit closer to home for you๐Ÿ˜‰
    https://www.harbormodels.com/ro1103.html
    https://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/cgi-bin/sh000001.pl?WD=d%fcsseldorf%20fittings%20set&PN=Robbe%2dDusseldorf%2dSpecial%2dFunctions%2dSet%2dR1103%2ehtml#SID=1562
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    https://www.harbormodels.com/ro1103.html
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I have that kit thank you still working with Germany on getting Ro1101 thank you
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    OK.
    Try talking to these guys
    https://www.amazon.de/-/en/1101-Seal-Beschlags-Fire-Loeschbo...
    Seems the pandemic is screwing things up.
    You might be able to persuade them, or reserve the set for when things settle down.
    Viel Glรผck๐Ÿคž
    Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    https://www.amazon.de/-/en/1101-Seal-Beschlags-Fire-Loeschboot/dp/B0043RQIXO/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?dchild=1&keywords=Beschlagsatz+f%C3%BCr+D%C3%BCsseldorf+Feuerl%C3%B6schboot+1%3A25+Krick+Romarin+ro1101&m=A19V52V0K3G1MU&qid=1588238684&s=merchant-items&sr=1-1-fkmr0
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    in the upper right corner on shipping they have this statement This supply does not ship to the USA.
    I got a letter from Krick the manufacturer saying they will have units by mid may after the 15th. ๐Ÿคž
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Dusseldorf Fire boat.๐Ÿคž Started today.
    7 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Hi Bruce.
    In the early part of the build you will not really need the fittings kit. I am a long way into this build and I cannot remember using much from this kit yet. I am well into the special functions kit though.
    Peter.๐Ÿ˜Š
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