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    Egrete
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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot
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    A refurbishment project

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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Len1 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    great job. Love the rolling steps to the bridge. Len
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Excellent, thanks very much Brian๐Ÿ‘
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you Doug. Here are a few photos of the mechanics, inside and out.

    Just a standard servo for the mechanics and a 2nd channel driven from my RadioMaster TX16S tranny to switch the Amber lights on before movement starts and to switch off again when finished via a single channel electronics switch.

    Brian
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very neat Brian๐Ÿ‘
    Any chance of a peek at the mechanism please?
    Doug๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    OK, i can view the video in YouTube so letโ€™s see if this link to it works โ€ฆ


    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrete
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    The video seems to be in my YouTube library but โ€˜in limboโ€™

    Perhaps, because I marked it as child safe, itโ€™s waiting for some kind of approval before it can be accessed ๐Ÿค”

    Iโ€™ll keep an eye on it and as soon as I can view it in YouTube Iโ€™ll post a link.

    Brian
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    I'm watching๐Ÿค“

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrete
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Doug,

    Thanks for the quick response. As soon as I posted my plea for help I realised that I was asking others to do what I should have done anyway and searched the forum for previous advice.

    I found a previous post from you, I think, and am now in the process of trying to upload the short clip to YouTube ๐Ÿ˜‚

    I have not made it public but hopefully it will work from a link in a new post.

    Watch this space ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Regards
    Brian
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Moto,
    The video snag may be the file size.
    The site will not accept a direct upload of more than 30MB ๐Ÿค”
    If your file is larger then going via YouTube is the best way.
    Interesting project. Those 'scissor lift' wheelhouses are typical of Rhein tugs, cos of all the low bridges! Look forward to seeing yours in action๐Ÿ‘
    Cheers, Doug๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    A couple of months ago, wow was it only such a short time ago that I joined?

    Anyway, CB90 suggested that a video would be in order of the bridge operation on my Egrete.

    Hopefully, the attached vid might work: letโ€™s see ๐Ÿคž

    Well, that does not seem to have worked. Do I have to upload my vid to YouTube and then add a link here?

    Some advice would be very welcome. Thanks

    Brian
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrette
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Roy,

    Being a noobie Iโ€™ll have to figure out how the put up a video but I can do it for it as it is now ( 1 second delay and 10 seconds operation)
    Iโ€™ve only just started working on the all singing all dancing version ๐Ÿ˜€

    Brian
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrette
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CB90 ( Commander)
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    Hi Brian,
    Sounds like a video is in order!
    With all that working, if you get the time.

    Great job!

    Regards Roy
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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Roy,

    It does indeed. Using my RadioMaster TX16S and just a standard servo itโ€™s a simple setup. This tx allows me to simply set the end points, delay before operation and duration: all at the flick of a switch.

    I plan on adding flashing amber LEDs to the bridge and, the sound of truck reversing warning beeps during the raising and lowering operation. The tx will allow me to output to more than one channel from a single input so the same switch that drives the servo can also output to another channel to operate a remote switch for the lights and wav file playback.

    Cool huh?

    Regards
    Brian
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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CB90 ( Commander)
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    Hi MotoPilot,

    Does the Cabin elevate as well?
    Looks like a neat job.

    Regards Roy
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrette
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง MotoPilot ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Many thanks ๐Ÿ˜Š
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Egrette
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ DWBrinkman ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    What a great little tug! I love it.



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