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    Joffre
    by bombero ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    1 year ago
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    My first ever completed model boat


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    9 months ago by DWBrinkman ( Warrant Officer)
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    Great Build! SO much fine detail, it's amazing. I don't think I have enough courage to attempt something like that as my first full build. Congrats on a job well done.
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    1 year ago by Newby7 ( Admiral)
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    First boat truly a fine build .Looks good on the water.
    Rick
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    1 year ago by Colin H ( Admiral)
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    Good morning and thanks for the information, it sounds like you are getting cavitation caused by to high a speed at prop.
    Cheers Colin.
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    1 year ago by bombero ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Colin,
    yes it is a brushless combonation bought as a package from cornwall
    Propellor is a 40mm 3 bladed alloy, I regreased the shaft and put prop on wrong way( now corrected) and boat reversed well but would not go forward have tried altering pitch which improved reverse but was a test and will look for a better Prop
    Ballast is wheel balances also well cleaned and put into sealed plastic bags so can be moved as necessary, dont forget this is my first completed boat.
    When I was a child I started a wooden boat but did not complete it? did a 5 year apprentiship as a fitter and turner before joining Fire service so can concentrate on finer limits on fittings!
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    1 year ago by Colin H ( Admiral)
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    Excuse my ignorance, but is that a brushless setup.
    And which type of prop are you using, mine currently has a 35mm 4 blade brass prop. Motor not fitted yet but will hopefully be using vintage decaperm and 6 volt sla.
    My preferred ballast is children's play sand fully dried and put into resealable freezer bags usually100 grams each.
    That allows me to shift the ballast to wherever its needed.
    Cheers Colin.
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    1 year ago by bombero ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Colin,
    used a motronic d2386 motor with a hydra32 g2 ESC.
    Found I had to put in at least 5 KG balast (courtesy of local tyre fitters), need to change propellor as one supplied drive well forward but useless in reverse.
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    1 year ago by Yoda ( Master Seaman)
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    Nice build, Enjoy sailing it. ๐Ÿ‘
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    1 year ago by Brucep ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Enjoy sailing her, itโ€™s a lovely model to sail
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    1 year ago by Nerys ( Fleet Admiral)
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    That's quite an ambitious model for your first build. Very well done. Have lots of fun sailing her.

    Cheers, Nerys
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    1 year ago by Ron ( Rear Admiral)
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    Nice build, looks very stable on the water. Enjoy sailing it.
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    1 year ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bombero,
    For a first ever completed model boat it is fantastic.
    Nice detail.

    Martin555.
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    1 year ago by Colin H ( Admiral)
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    That's a great model, not the easiest first model, well done.
    What is your motor setup.
    Cheers Colin.
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    1 year ago by Fred ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Bombero

    That is a very nice build you have done there.

    Fred
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