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    Hoorah! I was beginning to think that no one would notice โ€ฆ Regret to have to report that you are correct Lt. Nerys ๐Ÿค” I have been kidnapped by the Modell SchiffsWerft Verein (with the collusion of the Mayhemers) and shanghaied as Technical Advisor and held under armed guard.๐Ÿ˜  I am being forcibly (Owwaah!!๐Ÿ˜ญ) coerced to write this ransom demand of the MSW for my return. Otherwise they will arrange for my Residents Permit to be revoked, my ships, stash, workshop and research to be confiscated and I shall be deported to Boris Trump land with what I am standing up in โ˜น๏ธ Ransom demand for my safe release and continuation of my rights and benefits in the BRD is as follows- A fully RC functional 1/72 scale model of HMS ARK ROYAL, WW2 version Pennant # 91. Model Specification demanded for my release:- Four engines with differential control of port and starboard outer shafts, mixed with rudder control (Of course! Ouch!!๐Ÿค•) 3rd ESC for cruise control of inner shafts, Functional aircraft lifts, (Owaaaah!๐Ÿค• Iโ€™m typing as fast as I can a decent keyboard would help instead of this stupid touchscreen) Airwing consisting of one squadron each; Seafire, Martlet, Barracuda, At least one aircraft of each type shall be RC and capable of launch and recovery , Pneumatic assisted launch is acceptable, steam powered would be preferable, Functional arrester cables, Smoker, NAV, aircraft landing and Signalling lamps, Sound system with gunfire, NAV and Air Operations commands, Full flight deck crew figures, Functional 4.5โ€ guns firing .22 air-pistol pellets (with smoke effect), Flash, smoke and sound effects on Pompom Flak gun, Rotation & elevation of all guns and cranes, (natch! Owaaah!!) Ship shall be constructed in two sections, bolted together at double midships bulkhead with all electrical connections through D-Shell plug/socket. Alu tube alignment jigs shall ensure perfect alignment of the hull sections, NO joint visible externally!! RC multifunction
    of course, NO Telemetry function in TX/RX which could be used for tracing / tracking (Natch!! Owaaah!!๐Ÿค•) Model shall be moored at the south end of the Ostpark Lake in Munich at Midnight on 31st October, (Haloween, how appropriate โ€ฆ Ouch ๐Ÿค•โ€ฆ NO I wonโ€™t delete that it stays or I hit Delete ALL now! Owaahhhh!!!!๐Ÿค•๐Ÿ˜ญ) Fold-up trailer capable of being towed by a park tractor-mower shall be parked adjacent to mooring point. NO COPS - AREA WILL BE UNDER RC CMERA DRONE SURVEILLANCE! Nerys, Cael ei gynnal bwyty Ostpark, yn awdurdodi ymosodiad bom meddal cyn gynted. Yn y CYFAMSER, mae pob uned yn gweithredu ar ei LIWT ei hun!!๐Ÿคž FLEET\\ , ******* โ˜น๏ธ ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    3 years ago by RNinMunich
    Servo Database :-))
    Hi All, While of course looking for something totally different I stumbled across this useful "Find a servo tool". https://servodatabase.com/servos/all This links to the entire list, nearly 2500 and growing. On the site you can also select lists of specific brands or types. Happy hunting / browsing. Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž If you want help understanding what servo type would be best for your application (and budget!๐Ÿค”) as well as compatible with your TX/RX
    have a look here for a comprehensive explanation of servos; how they work, functions, types, pros & cons; e.g. Analogue vs Digital, a query which popped up today๐Ÿ˜‰ Based on heli operation but valid for us earth (sea?๐Ÿ˜‰) bound guys as well. https://www.rchelicopterfun.com/rc-servos.html
    3 years ago by RNinMunich
    Veron Huntsman 28 riding the white horses!
    Far as I know Paul Spektrum don't have a
    RX/Stabiliser like that anyway, so I'll look for a source of the Lemon which is (allegedly๐Ÿ™„) DMX compatible. Alternative is one which is compatible with the Turnigy / FlySky etc etc clones TX format. Haven't heard of such a beast yet though๐Ÿค” What have you been up to lately? (Oh really๐Ÿ˜ฎ naughty boy!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚) Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    3 years ago by RNinMunich
    Re: '' Constructing the box''
    Many thanks for your reply Robbob. I decided to order the motor from Hong Kong after all, I need a few other bits, so postage justified. I may do a build blog, but I very much doubt there is anyway I could improve on your blog, itโ€™s a superb read! Have you needed to add any ballast on yours? My concern would be trying to add ballast after deck is fitted as there would be limited opportunity to put in any lead unless feeding it through fore and aft hatches. Iโ€™m hoping the extra weight in the ply box will be sufficient to get her on the water line without ballast especially as the waterline is quite low on the hull? One last question if I may? I would like to go the brass prop route as I do in all my boats, what size do you suggest, presuming 3-blade and using exactly the same set-up as your motor, esc and lipo
    ? Kind regards Sy
    3 years ago by Skydive130
    Help and advice please
    I run sailboats all the time. For the battery pack you can use a 6v hump pack. Here is one with a charger. (you dont need the switch)( I'm in the US so I dont use the UK Ebay site much. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Modelsport-UK-6v-Receiver-Battery-and-Charger-Pack-Hump-Pack-MSRXNP/253828164657?hash=item3b19566c31:g:s88AAOSwAlJbfoYD For the transmitter, there are 2 ways to go. 1st is to use the existing older frequency receiver that you have and try to find a compatible transmitter, or just get a new transmitter and receiver
    3 years ago by tgilchristjr
    2.4ghz TX/Radio
    2.4Ghz TX/Radio
    With the introduction of the 2.4 Ghz Radios the 27Mhz and the 40Mhz systems will soon become obsolete, they are however the only ones suitable for underwater submarine use as the 2.4Ghz will not transmit under water. With the 2.4Ghz system you can forget about wrong crystals; or is somebody on your frequency; dual conversion; incompatibility of some crystals on some radios; interference etc etc. need I go on. The first 2.4Ghz systems were expensive but now a transmitter and radio can be bought for just under ยฃ30 there seems to be no point in hanging on to your old 27 and 40 Mhz Radios.... START to update for a hassle free life. Additional receivers are only ยฃ10. It seems that the Planet and RadioLink are no longer readily available. FlySky are a suitable in-expensive alternative but are not compatible with Planet or RadioLink. A simple,one off binding process for your first time use and your set is tuned to just your transmitter. You can use just one transmitter and have all your boats fitted with receivers which will only receive signals from your one transmitter. Should you for any reason want to add or change your transmitter for the same type you can simple re- bind your receivers again to match your new transmitter SIMPLE !!!! If you do have a rather expensive 40Mhz Transmitter it is possible to purchase an adaption kit to 2.4Ghz and still retain your transmitter, 2.4Ghz 4 to 6 channel receivers can be purchased for as little as ยฃ10 to match the modified transmitter.
    3 years ago by MAXTON

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