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Broads Light Class Cabin Cruisers by NorfolkBroads Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 14 days ago
Thought I would share some photos of my lovely 1:16 scale model cabin cruisers, of the famous 1920/30s Herbert Wood's Light Class Blakes Holiday Cabin Cruisers. And their scale Broads dinghy, Titmouse. All their external detail is exact to the real craft of their heyday. I simply love constructing these old craft from a real bygone era. Presently underway are more cruisers I am working on, Cirrus and Western Light.

Queen Of Light by NorfolkBroads Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 15 days ago
This is a self project build, to scale of the famous 1930s Norfolk Broads Cabin Cruiser 'Queen Of Light'. Every detail on the model externally is as per the real craft. With her scale dinghy in tow, on the Norfolk Broads. Both are constructed to 1:16 scale.

March'71 by Sakibian Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 22 days ago
165footer job from Bangladesh navy. Armed with 1 37mm Chinese naval cannon (which I replaced with type 76F variant), 2 orlicons. Actually used to patrol costal area here , also used in coast guard. The class name is padma class patrol vessel, designed and made by BN. Tried to make its rc version in 1:110th scale(I'm not great like you guys so please help me do better and suggest me where I can do better). Length 45cm, beam 7cm. Powered with dual 180. The only thing I'm suffering is motor shaft connectoŕ. Those two universal joints I bought are not good enough for smooth rotation. They vibrates. So I used silicone tubes. Now I'm using latex rubber tubes . Any suggestions or plan what I can use in peace!😆

Our Ben Fishing Boat by GrahamP74 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
I have purchased a fishing boat as part of a boat bundle on ebay, It looks like a Cygnus DS25 hull. I intend to remove the deck that has been fitted very high, change the wheelhouse and make it into a small netting boat on a 16th scale. The name is for my Nephew who has enjoyed watching me make my other models and loves coming to the lake with me. This way he can have a boat of his own!

BRAVE BORDERER by jbkiwi Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
Good to hear you are making progress with the noise. My ESCs are not programmable as far as I know (There may be a card somewhere). They were cheap Chinese waterproof car/Buggy ESCs with Fwd and Rev which I wanted for independent drives but for the price and how well they work, you can't beat them (about NZ $20 each) They have a very soft start (you can count the revs) programmed in as std, and the only problem I have found is that they sometimes won't go straight into reverse without quickly nudging forward and back, (just need to drive in a scale manner and it's fine.) I'll put a pic of the unit and motor in (also a brushed one I am using in the MTB (x2) which work perfectly only NZ $9.00) They have braking, FWD, FWD+REV and batt type adjustable by jumpers. Throttle set-up is simple with full FWD and partial Rev set by the sticks. Both types are 30A and never even get warm. I purchased some fans for them but have never used them. The brushless units have a fan plug on them. The squealing I have may just require a switching frequency change on the ESC (8kHz/16kHz -more RF noise on 16kHz but more efficient) but I don't think I have that option (do you have that option to try on your set-up ? might be worth a crack). The sound units muffle it a bit anyhow. Boat runs at 10mph (GPS) flat out (looks way off scale) but only needs about 1/4 - 3/4 throttle for normal cruising. Will try to put up an external vid soon. Transmitter is easily modded to twin throttles,- excellent cheap set for boats ( later model has internal aerial)

S.H.Grainger Formula Powerboat by vortex Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Steve im not sure now regarding motors as they have water cooling cans on but Surfury runs from memory a 1075kva motor Turnigy 160 A speedo watercooled on 2x2s 5200 lipo`s in series ie 14.4volts with 52mm mocom Alum prop approx 3hp. I think the Tornado has approx 2045kva motor same speedo + lipo`s x 50mm nylon prop both do scale speed to as fast as 40/61 IC and look great on our choppy water with just prop and rudder in the water. Both motors will take 6s if you like ballistic? All gear from Hobby king. Try the IC first, post some pics please

1/16th scale Fire Boat decals by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
That's done. My chum is casting resin crew members as we speak and I have some binoculars in white metal. Cheers, Martin

1/16th scale Fire Boat decals by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Thanks, Robbob. I'll order some up. Martin

1/16th scale Fire Boat decals by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Martin. BECC do a set in 1:16 scale for your boat. https://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/Becc-Model-Acc... Robbob

1/16th scale Fire Boat decals by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi all, got my Crash Tender bottom sprayed red today, so I'm nearing when I'll need the hull decals for FIRE, roundels and numbers. Anyone know where they can be had from? Also what does that stuff on the bow say/look like. I can hand paint that if necessary. Cheers, Martin

RNLI Spirit Of Padstow by Jerry1 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
[Score: 10/10] 40" RNLI Spirit Of Padstow Twin Propellors (4 Blade) Direct Drive to a Turnigy (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Mystery ESC - Comments: Lovely 1/16 Scale Tamar Lifeboat

R.N.L.B. Maurice and Joyce Hardy by Jerry1 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
[Score: 10/10] 35" R.N.L.B. Maurice and Joyce Hardy Direct Drive to a Model Motors Direct 777 UK (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Electronize ESC - Comments: Lovely 1/16 Scale Trent Lifeboat

1/16th scale Tamar by kinmel Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
I can work out scale speed as well as anyone. I am glad that your Model Slipway Tamar worked well for you with a pair of 600Eco motors, but many other owners changed their motors not long after the model was brought into use. You don't need high Kv brushless motors, or 4s LiPos to get scale performance with this model. The addition of a bow-thruster is well worth the effort and cost.

1/16th scale Tamar by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
25 knots is not very fast and would definitely not need brushless to get a scale speed or a good running time. Of course if you think hammering around at closer to a scale 50 knots makes it look more realistic, then you might need to go that route. Martin

1/16th scale Tamar by kinmel Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
Like many people, I originally built a Model Slipway 1:16 Tamar with the recommended brushed motors. Most of us switched to brushless motors for a number of reasons... 1. short battery duration using NiMHs, or an SLA with brushed. 2. These ALBs have an on-Service speed of 25+ knots and for scale speed, only brushless motors and LiPos can sensibly provide the power and duration. Model Slipway converted their demonstrator to brushless.