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aeronaut classic Print Booklet
Author: sandgrounder   Posts: 1   Photos: 0   Subscribers: 0   Views: 432   Responses: 22   |   Most recent posts shown first   (Show oldest first)
aeronaut classic - Posted: 28th Nov 2018
i have bought a aeronaut classic kit to build over the winter , i have had to suspend other models (tugs) due to fumes and winter ventilation .
it will be my first wood kit build ,
i would like to fit a brush-less motor in the Classic but do not know which motor i could use to replace a speed 400,
can anyone recommend a brush-less motor for the classic
Response by sandgrounder on the 4th Dec 2018
i did wonder about the shaft it is a little flimsy so thanks for confirming that and the prop, i a still pondering a motor as there seems so little room i looked at a out runner from a aircraft but maybe that would be too quick
Response by canabus on the 5th Dec 2018
A 28mm brushless between 1000 and 2000kv is OK for this size boat.
It depends on how fast you what to boat to go.
The area you have to run it in.
Response by Sifi70 on the 11th Dec 2018
Hi Doug, sorry for delay in replying. I’ve been trying to upload some video but it doesn’t seem to run so I’m stuck to show everyone how she runs on the local Pond. It was a lovely day thanks and she ran ok but I think she needs a bit of extra weight in the rear.I’ll keep trying or I may need to record at a lower quality rate, maybe that’s the problem.
That’s great that the sea scout was your Dads model, just shows you that if they are built well they will last forever. Just seen the Belfast on your home page, now that is a nice ship. Keep up the good work.

Simon 😉