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    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Quarryman1
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    Scratch built in 2003 as a recovery boat

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Welsh Retriever
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Fred ( Lieutenant)
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    Sorry just going off topic, Roy I for one still have a tennis ball on a length of string in my pondside toolbox.
    Fred
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Welsh Retriever
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ roycv ( Rear Admiral)
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    Back in the day before digital cameras and we used film. I used to rescue boats by using a film cannister with the screw lid locked on to a 10 foot length of string.
    I would tow this out to the stranded boat and circle it so that string went around the rudder or prop and tow it back in.

    I seem to remember it was pre-propotional RC as well. Interesting to know that model boats still get 'stuck' all these years later!
    Electronics has imoroved, reliability has improved, batteries have improved. I wonder what else can cause the problem?😊😊
    regards
    Roy
    πŸ’¬ Re: Welsh Retriever
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Scamp ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looking good.
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