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Caldercraft 6-12v Water Pump by bilzin Lieutenant   Posted: 20 hours ago
Almost finished me WSPS47 now and find that I have the fire monitor pump here STR at this time. This item is totally unused and still in the sealed packing it arrived in. I have checked the (surprising) cost of this pump online and I am asking nowhere the advertised price, in fact, if anyone would like to purchase it or has any swaps I'd be glad to hear from them 73 de Bill

Fire Float information by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 days ago
I think we all just learned something Ed 👍 Wonder why it wasn't generally advertised😉 there was a discussion on PDFs a few months ago and this wasn't mentioned 🤔 Oh well, now we know 😊

For sale and wants update by Bryan-the-pirate Lieutenant   Posted: 26 days ago
Would it be possible for advertisers to put a sold post on their adverts when they do sell as there is no way to tell if the adverts are current or ancient history.

M Sonic microprocessor ESC. by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
I have just seen an Msonic advertised on Ebay. Its a tempo11 version and designed for model cars. It is an early Mtronik and possibly has a max voltage of 7.2 to 8.4 volts and probably 10 amps (my guess). As its maybe for a car the reverse may just be a brake. If you plug it into a 7.2 battery or less, connect a motor and plug the ESC into a rx you should be able to test. Check that the rx plug is wired neg (black) pos (red) signal (white) incase it was being used with a differently wired rx ie the red then black then white. If so you will need to swop over the red and black wires. The small button is used to set up the ESC once you get it going.

new model of boat by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Welcome to the site. I suggest you buy a copy of the Model Boats Magazine to see what might appeal. You can then contact one of the advertisers to get more details. If you need a ready built model you can usually find one on e-bay or in a local auction. There are pitfalls and if you can find a local friendly Model Shop or Club they will guide you in the right direction. Good hunting

Brass Fittings by circle43nautical Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
AS PREVIOUSLY POSTED, I ORDERED A PAIR OF BRASS SEARCHLIGHTS, AND RECEIVED THEM RECENTLY. THET ARE AS ADVERTISED; VERY DELICATE, BUT HIGHLY DETAILED AND PRECISELY MADE. BRAVO ZULU!

Happy Hunter by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Yep Mark, under the brand name roMarin. It's advertised on several German model supplies sites with accessory / fitting set, e.g. https://www.cmc-versand.de/en/roMarin/Happy-Hunter-Bergungss... or direct from Krick. http://www.krickshop.de/e-vendo.php?shop=krick_e&SessionId=3... Cheers Doug 😎 PS cheaper at CMC but ONLY ONE LEFT! I have bought lots of 'stuff' from CMC and find them them very quick, helpful and reliable.

What to do???? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi Kathy Sorry to hear of your loss. Are the models static (display only) or radio controlled models? Most charities are usually willing to accept donated models, and the RNLI may be a good starting point. If they are RC then you can advertise on this and other sites or even e-bay. Museums do sometimes accept particular models but they often have a vast collection already and many are in storage and not on public display. As a start you could take pictures of the models and post in the Forum under for sale and see if there is any interest. Don't post your e-mail address or telephone number to avoid getting spam. I usually just put a location like Cheshire UK to help identify your location.

Huntsman fittings kit. by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi Novagsio Do tread carefully if you intend to use Westbourne as there has been posts on this and other sites regarding their poor service level and lack of advertised stock. Canabus has a build blog mdlbt.com/31424 Not sure exactly what fittings you require but Reade Models may be able to help as they supported fittings for many of the kits produced alongside the Precedent range. http://reademodels.com If you are looking for the window frames then you may need to fabricate from liteply, or if you have a 3D printer source have some fabricated.

Forum Posts by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
The sites Terms and Conditions contains the following: Posting Rules While debating and discussion is fine, we will not tolerate rudeness, insulting posts, personal attacks or purposeless inflammatory posts. Our decision is final in these matters. Refrain from posting meaningless threads, one word (or short) non-sense posts, or the such. Multiple or repeated posting in order to increase your post count is not allowed. Advertising, spamming and trolling is not allowed. This includes using the forum email and private message system to spam other members. Although the forum contains a for sale category generalised advertising is still not allowed. This section can only be used for one off items. Please wait a reasonable amount of time before bumping posts. For general 'how-to' questions this should be 24 hours. For specific troubleshooting issues, use 12 hours as a guideline. We also do not allow posts that are sexual in nature or violate forum community standards. The moderation team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community standards. Discussion of illegal activities such as software and music piracy and other intellectual property violations are not allowed. Each member is allowed one login account. Registering with multiple accounts is not allowed. We reserve the right to remove offensive posts without notice. Users must always post messages in English, other languages will be deleted. Animated avatars or avatars that may be confused with official administrator avatars are not allowed. Also while these rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure these forums are not disrupted or abused in any way. You cannot post any affiliate or referral links, or post anything asking for a referral. Such posts will be subject to removal. You cannot post any contact details including email address and telephone numbers, these are for your security as they will otherwise be detected in search engines for spam bots. All contacts details should be sent through the private messaging system. You cannot post advertisements or notices for contests. We also reserve the right to ban anyone who wilfully violates the website rules, as access to this site is a privilege and not a right. Any threads/posts of these types will be deleted.

34" sea commander Aerokits kit by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi garth, Cornwall Model Boats advertise one http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/aerokits-sea-co... They have an excellent reputation for delivery, service and technical help 👍👍👍 Go there! or here- https://www.howesmodels.co.uk/product/Aerokits%20Sea%20Comma... Howes might be cheaper !? Cheers Doug

Glazing help by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi Dave, Vielen Dank 👍 I suspected as much with the water jet, but then you had many many more to do than I have. I also tried the filling with resin, evidently the wrong sort as I could never get them completely bubble free 😡 Good tip with the syringe.👍 Your resin was obviously thinner than mine was. I don't trust cyano near water either, despite the fact that some are now advertised as 'waterproof', resistant maybee! With the acetate I was thinking of cheating and using strips! 😉 Cheers Doug 😎

Sea Queen refurbishment by BOATSHED Admiral   Posted: 8 months ago
We need some pictures ?? Where did you get The Queen Dipped. I take it that's what you have had done. I have a Sea Queen and got her from a boot sale about 6 years ago.Still haven't started work on her. I have a few Aerokits, Sea Hornet, I made back in the 70's. Crash Tender, 48" Sea Commander, also from a boot fair Crash Tender 34" still in box unmade, 1994 when 50 were made on the 50th anniversary of the Aerokit model. When I saw it advertised in Model Boats grabbed one very quickly. Also have a Precedent Huntsman 31. Purchased that about 25 years ago. Had a 850 electric motor in her. Got a bit of a leak in the hull that's now sorted but she also needs a refurb now. As well as a Precedent Huntsman hull with no cabin top, going to make a top of some kind but different to the original. Hopefully will get round to them all one day. Plus quite a few other model boats.

Smit Nederland no 528 by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi Brimarboat Just looked on The Billing website http://billingboats-direct.com/ and this model is advertised as: "All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)" They do sell all the electrical bits like motors, couplings, servos and Rc but the fittings should have been in the kit. Not sure of the scale but the measurements suggest 1:32 so you should be able to source suitable fittings. If it was a local shop I would be asking them to provide the missing parts Dave

Propshaft Bearings by muddy Captain   Posted: 9 months ago
Hello, A Company called Jotika, used to sell ball raced prop shafts. They advertise in model boat Mag's.. Or just google "Jotika model boats", but better still telephone them, as they do not list every item available.. Regards Muddy....