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>> Home > Forum > Building Related > Sloop Gypsy -1940’s Comet Kit
Sloop Gypsy -1940’s Comet Kit
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Ron
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Forum Posts: 166
10th Jan 2018 15:59  
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The hull is well underway on this old kit. Very light weight which should make it interesting as an RC conversion. Probably using the Footy style configuration.

The kit must be a book shelf model.Your suggestions are welcome for this conversion process. Have a look at the plans and send me your sketches.

Ron


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Ron
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Forum Posts: 166
13th Jan 2018 13:53  
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Keel with rudder assembly being designed, brass strips will be added to rudder to secure the brass rod.

The interior view shows where the battery box fits. Designing the installation of other servos is on going.


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Mikep
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16th Aug 2018 19:36  
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The Comet Gispy Sloop was the first model boat I built in 1950s and sailed at a local park in the Bronx at Crotona Park the pond at that time had row boats for rent on the weekends and was called Indian Lake. I have over the years collected two of them one I built the other is still in the box. Thanks for the memory’s. Mike.
Just found a photo of my Gispy Sloop free sailing.


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