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Thunder Tiger ATLANTIC - Posted: 4 years ago by thundertiger
HI heres my thunder tiger ATLANTIC POWER BOAT, with a water cooled brushless motor & ESC,dose 25 miles plus had It 12 months still flys named It annie after my wife, I all so have a saint tropez cruiser. 😀

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Candy - Posted: 4 years ago by HoweGY177
Saw the plans of 'Farmont' and could not resist the challange of this model. First problem was where and how to creat a removable cabin and decided on having the whole top removable other than the forward and aft decks. I also realised that the plans were simplified so a bit of research on Google revealed pictures of the real things for sale and some Indepth pics of the boats being constructed. They omitted the bow breaker for ease of modelling but short cuts are not In my vocabulary. It Is also difficult to visulise where all the stair cases go, so going online helped clarify this. I opted for a plank on frame construction covering the hull with a single layer of fibreglass and using lite ply and plasticard for the cabins. The deck planking was marked out with pencil before varnishing. I also wanted the boat to be fully lit and both radars to be operational and counter rotating (looks better from a spectators point of view). Completion date sometime In 2015, watch this space!

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E' Lance - Posted: 5 years ago by lhpen
Built from a Traplet plan 2012, all wood construction with plank- on-frame hull. 385 direct drive motor with 3 blade prop, Mtronics 10amp speed controller and 8x AA 1600m/a batteries wired In parallel.

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Merlin - Posted: 5 years ago by lhpen
Built from a Traplet plan In 2013. All wood construction, JP 400 direct drive motor with 2 blade prop. 2x 3.7amp 7.2 volt NiMhd batteries wire In parallel and a Mtronics marine 15amp speed controller.

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Lindberg CC Constellation "Lady M" - Posted: 5 years ago by drylander
twin speed 400s driving stock (kit) props off 1 6 cell NiCad. Speed Is "moderate scale"

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Response by Biggles on the 4th Dec 2015
HI drylander
I have a Lindberg CC Constellation partly built, do you have any internal photos showing the motors set up and prop shafts, did you use the stock rudders or something else? Any help gratefully received.
Great looking model!
Response by Brightwork on the 18th Oct 2017
My CC Constellation I used the stock propellers worked well
cruiser - Posted: 5 years ago by vaderswar
built this cruiser, has twin 850 brushed motors, goes well on the water

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Traineira Brazil Boat - Posted: 5 years ago by Pinocchio1981
💀 Hello friends, I am sharing a kit that sells here In Brazil. This Is a fishing boat, a motor Included In the kit 380 brushed, propeller shaft, pipes, all made of balsa. To put my touch to the lighting, did the radio antenna, put some flags. Detail Is left with the box of fish that are rice painted with spray paint aluminum.

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Scratchbuilt Mermaid from Keil Kraft Eezebilt plans - Posted: 5 years ago by veecee27
Following the legendary Keil Kraft Eezebilt plans for a Mermaid Ocean going boat. Plans exploded to 200%. Trying to build It completely out of Plywood and Foam Board.

OA Length 710 mm, Beam 180 mm. AUW 1.98Kgs.

She carries the name 'JAYSHIL". It Is a portmanteau derived from the names of my late parents.

Model features working lights as prescribed by the International Maritime Authorities:

In keeping with Rules 22 and 23:

Brushed 550 motor, Reversible ESC, 2S LiPo, Turnigy Blue Prop, Working Lights and Indigenous Sound Generator unit.

Video Is available here: (you may need to turn down the volume a bit as the horn Is rather loud)

I would welcome any queries and/or comments on this build.

Thanks and Regards,


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Response by veecee27 on the 23rd Oct 2013
I can't seem to be able to modify or edit the earlier post. The 3rd. sentence should read as : Built out of plywood and foam board.
Fantail Launch - Posted: 6 years ago by CaptLarry
This Is a fun boat!
With a steam engine that really runs, It Is quite a crowd pleaser.
The tank and parts are brass, and silver soldered together. The heat source Is sterno, placed In the tray and Ignited. This boils distilled water In the boiler, which Is vented to the piston. The hole In the freeboard Is the "exaust".
I'll have to post a video of It operating.

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Response by ianed57 on the 12th Jun 2013
HI Capt Larry, nice looking boat. I've had one of these plants for ages and never done anything with It- does It drive the boat well? It would be nice to see some action shots.
Response by CaptLarry on the 12th Jun 2013
It runs pretty good. The 3 blade screw pushes It right along.
Have you had your engine running since you put It together? I've been experimenting with different types of fuel, one that would be more controlable with temperature to try and limit output. Right now Its all or nothing.
I'll post a video soon.

Response by ianed57 on the 12th Jun 2013
HI Larry,

Yes I did run It with the solid fuel but that Is what has put me off. I have thought about building a small gas fired boiler- I built a 3''dia vertical boiler for another boat- just wondered If It was worth It. I have a two foot hull which might suit It- or It might be too heavy -what sort ofweight Is your fantail all up? I know that was designed for the plant.

What other fuels have you tried? It would be nice to see a video when you get round to It- always Interesting
Kika - ex mystery Orange Hull - Posted: 6 years ago by chrislang
I've at last done something with my mystery Orange hull, featured earlier, whilst In St Lucia last year I saw a launch used as diving support with almost Identical shape called 'KIKA' so that's what It had to be!
Power from an old 600 Johnson type motor with 7.5v battery and 20A ESC, with prop & running gear from my oddments box. Tried her at Mangerton Mill last week, she goes well but needs a more powerful ESC as 15A fuses blow at 3/4 power, also veneer deck has started to bubble - so work In progress really!


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