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    Scullduggery
    by Graham93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Rear Admiral)
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    2 years ago
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    Scratch built model rowing boat. Built during Covid19 lockdown from salvaged Oak and Mahogany.

    Propulsion by oars only. Two servos on each oar to provide the rowing action. Two channels used on the TX to control rowing - the equivalent of 'throttle' and 'rudder'. On board PIC microprocessor converts throttle and rudder commands into oar movements. Will row forwards and backwards as well as turning.

    The two figures are 'bionic' upgrades to Action Man. Bionic Bill the rower has two servos installed, one to provide forward/backward rocking syncronised with the rowing action. The second servo provides head rotation, controlled from the TX. His younger brother Ben has three servos installed to provide twisting of the body, arm raising and head turning. These are controlled from a second on board PIC to provide either the fishing rod control sequence or the smoking sequence. Smoke is produced from a smoke generator built from an e-cig and air pump.

    Accessories on board include fishing rod, landing net, bucket, lunch and radio. The radio plays a selection of sea shanties controlled from the TX.

    Build time - 6 months.

    Another YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/MReEIPmiZ1U

    https://model-boats.com/blogs/68795
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    8 months ago by Graham93 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thatโ€™s not one of my skills ๐Ÿ™„ but fortunately my wife is a competent knitter๐Ÿ˜

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    8 months ago by pressonreguardless ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Hi Graham 93,
    Who Knit the Sweaters? They are Great! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€
    Trev
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    8 months ago by Graham93 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks Trev. Glad you like it ๐Ÿ‘ I like to build boats that are a bit different.

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    8 months ago by pressonreguardless ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Graham93,
    Amazing!!
    Thank you for sharing this Amazing Creation!!
    Trev
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    2 years ago by Graham93 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks Red,

    It was a fun build and is a popular attraction at the lake. I get lots of comments from members of the public whenever Bill is out rowing.

    Graham93
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    2 years ago by redpmg ( Commodore)
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    Great video Graham - you have made a superb job all round - one has to marvel at all the features on the boat - smoking pipe & fishing are really something different - Congratulations.
    All you need now is a fish on the line ..............
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    2 years ago by cormorant ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Being an ex smoker, just love the pipe!
    Superb filming too.
    Well done indeed.
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    2 years ago by Graham93 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks cj,

    Happy to provide advice if you do decide to have a go.

    Graham93
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    2 years ago by cjanik001 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Great looking boat and figures.
    One of these days, I might try to do something like this๐Ÿ˜‰
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    2 years ago by Graham93 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks Martin. The feedback, encouragement, and suggestions from the members here, including your good self, helped me to get it finished.

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    2 years ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    This is the best Rowboat i have ever seen.
    I thoroughly enjoyed following the build log from start to Finnish.
    The skills and technology involved is absolutely amazing.
    This is a model to be truly proud of.

    Congratulations Graham on a really fantastic model.

    Martin555.
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