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>> Home > Forum > Electrical Related > Outboard Motors
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BigChris
(Seaman)





Forum Posts: 3
19th Dec 2018 18:35  
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I have acquired an old 50cm wooden model boat which requires a vintage style electric outboard motor. I am finding sourcing a motor very difficult. I would welcome advice. I am willing to take a second hand motor if anyone has one.

RNinMunich
(Fleet Admiral!)





Forum Posts: 2531
19th Dec 2018 19:17  
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Five metres!!??
What is it a model of?


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 Cheers Doug
ChrisF
(Lieutenant)





Forum Posts: 53
19th Dec 2018 19:56  
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Probably means 500mm, I hope so! Otherwise it is going to need one hell of a motor!

DodgyGeezer
(Lieutenant)





Forum Posts: 83
19th Dec 2018 20:23  
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Unfortunately they have become collector's items. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Kyosho-Tamiya-MITSUWA-Mod...

You may get lucky on ebay. Note that these motors will rarely provide much power.

BigChris
(Seaman)





Forum Posts: 3
19th Dec 2018 20:57  
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Sorry about the typographical error, guys. The model is indeed 50cm long. Does anyone have experience of the Graupner outboards? Some seem to have brushless motors so should have some oomph.

jacko
(Commander)





Forum Posts: 19
19th Dec 2018 21:54  
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50cm apx 20 inch

ie 10cm = apx 4 inch