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Looking for this fireboat - Posted: 8 years ago by bostondick
looking for this fire boat .It a Russian Fire Boat

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Response by Michael R on the 8th Sep 2009
there Is a cheq firm that do a police and fire boat there also do a
fishing boat If Its the same boat comes as a kit hope this of help
Response by Michael R on the 14th Sep 2009
the model Is the z a r rc fire patrol boat by
Fireboat & Suction (pick-up) Hoses - Posted: 8 years ago by raffitter
Thanks to all those that made suggestions about making the Suction Hoses, here are my efforts. The boat looks OK now thought there Is much to do still. I am using two Johnson drill motors In paralell with one 50 amp ESC & 20A fuses In each motor + supply lead, all running on 8.4V NiMhi. the current props are 40 X 21 three blade. The boat Is fast enough but battery life Is short and the battery Is very hot after the end of the run. I water cooled the motors and ESC. I will try some smaller props and 7,2V to see If there Is an Improvement.

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Response by Peter HS93 on the 21st Apr 2012
Okmthanks for that look forward to seeing It my small one that Is twin screw Is the same It rolls on to the deck nearley.good job It Is twin screw or It would stop moving 😯
Response by Stonemonkey on the 22nd Apr 2012
Many thanks raffitter, good work with the machining, bit beyond me I think. I will keep my eyes open for some suitable brass bits.
Response by jonbliss152 on the 24th Aug 2016

I like the design of your motor cooling, what tubing did you use to wrap around the motors?

FAWLEY FIREBOAT DAY - Posted: 8 years ago by harleydream1
HI All,here,s a piccy of a recent gathering one sunny sunday afternoon at Gang Werily Fawley Hants.These are all electric powered models all original aerokits with the one closest has all original fittings only missing a few minor Items but still goes well for an old girl.we have 93,94 and unumbered yet all 35" models.these are a regular sight at gang werily pond

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couple of nice action shots! - Posted: 8 years ago by pmdevlin
The black & white shot was to try and pretend It was an original shot! and the running shots show how low the stern Is when turning, dont see that when Its running, great shots taken by HS93, many thanks!

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Response by Dave M on the 30th Apr 2009
Great pics! I like the b&w. The rear shot could be the real thing
Aerokits 34" Fire Tender - Posted: 8 years ago by Dave M
I have rebuilt this from a damaged ex IC model. Borrowed a plan from a club member and managed to reconstruct the missing bits. Originally used a fast electric car type brush motor with 7.2 v nicads. Worked ok but nothing spectacular. Recently ventured Into brushless and LiPo. Tried an Inrunner but ran far to hot and not veryt fast. Changed to an Outrunner (mork torky apparently) and nearly took off! (it Is a seaplane tender but should stay on the water!) The LiPo Is 11.1v 2800MaH. I use a Graupner Ultramat 16 charger, don't use other than a dedicated LiPo charger and ESC. Battery misuse can result In pyrotechnics, so beware. Initialyy tried a two blade racing prop but have changed this to a 29mm 3 blade brass prop to slow down the speed. I have also added more lead and will advise the final weight once I have tried the model on water. I sail with Crewe and District MBC at Boundary Park, Nr Knutsford In Cheshire.

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Response by William1 on the 21st Dec 2009
Which motor did you choose and Is It necessary to water cool It?
Response by Dave M on the 21st Dec 2009
Which motor are you asking about? The brushed or brushless.Dave
what sort of boat. - Posted: 8 years ago by gerry
Hi,all help required ,can anybody tell me what type /make of boat this Is ,and can you give me some Info as to where I may get plan/bits.I just had It given to me,as well as a Precedent huntsman and require some help refurbishing.
thank you.

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Response by digger on the 7th May 2009
HI Gerry, as others have already said It Is a Vosper Rescue and Target Towing Launch (RTTL). If you would like to see the real thing there Is one preserved at the RAF museum at Hendon.
Response by gerry on the 29th May 2009
Hi: all sorry I have not responded to your replies regarding the RTTL.nOt been on for a while.So I wish to thank you all for the responses,and all the Information.I also wish to thank Micheal R for all the valuable Information he has given to me on this boat.Hope to post some pictures soon.many thanks Gerry.
Response by modmariner13 on the 6th Jul 2009
HI I have the plan from the 1958 model boats mag and can copy It for you
34" AEROKITS FIRE/CRASH TENDER - Posted: 8 years ago by harleydream1

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Response by Tall Paul on the 7th Nov 2016
Hi, I have 46" fire boat also and sail not far away at Highbridge Farm. Perhaps we'll meet up next year ...
Rescued Crash Tender - Posted: 9 years ago by dodds77
A friend, found this boat In a junk shop, Unloved and done up as a cabin cruiser.and asked me If I could rescue If for him. So I did, Id just like to thank everyone on the site for posting there pictures and Information as It made the job a whole lot easier for me.

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LA Fireboat #2 - Posted: 9 years ago by Dr. Ron
This model was built from scratch except for the fiberglass hull, using styrene. The drives are Graupner VSD's and the 10 fire monitors are powered by BMW windshield washer pumps. The radio Is a Spektrum DH 6 with a twin stick modification and fitted with a switch 8 to Individually operate the monitors.

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Crash tender speed check - Posted: 9 years ago by am35
Further to discussions on the forum these pictures show measuring speed with a Garmin Geko 201.
They were taken 30/11/08 on a partly frozed lake, Bradford Moor, West Yorks.

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