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Amsterdam by Hybrid Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
So close just the superstructure to do.. Even put.a 60kg long tow winch in lop full rewiring and she pulls like a train

RS 545 Motors by Redbanks Apprentice   Posted: 4 months ago
Greetings! I'm a first time builder attempting the Seaforth Conqueror from scratch. I have built the hull which was a major task but it came out okay. Trying to decide on which motors to invest in. I really don't want to spend $40-50 each for geared motors like Harbor Models has. I was wondering if the RS 545 motors would work in a 36" boat as direct drive. I also have a new in the box Amsterdam tug that I probably should build first as it only has the one main motor and is a ready to build kit, but I spent four years working my way up the ladder on oil supply vessels and got my USCG Master License. So, I have a soft spot for the offshore oil boats. Any advice would be helpful for both boats! Thanks

Which motor by Helineil Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 5 months ago
Could someone advise on which motor to use in a smit amsterdam tug of approx 40 ins long with a 4 blade 3 ins dia. Prop and 4 mm. shaft, I want to run on 12v sealed lead acid battery. I am not going to tow anything but would still like a bit of power. Cheers. Neil.

Amsterdam by Hybrid Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi there I have just purchased a amsterdam tug for 60£ she is complet and running with all original servo esc and orange gear boxed case motor no marking on it to say what it is.. All she needs is a full strip and revamp and paint... T. L. C. She is plank on frame hull like yours and would love to know the age of her and the kit make if u could help me out with this information that would be fantastic thanks. Ben

Amsterdam by Hybrid Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago is this lovely 42"x11 tug called Amsterdam. I' am going to put her back to original and use her for towing. But before I start the over hall. I need some help people can't find this kit Any where all the ones I van find are pvc hull and thus one is full wood plank hull and and top and all the fittings are.led.and.brass. So want to no.the.age make and any other info someone make.her.right

Smit Amsterdam by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
[Score: 8/10] Twin Propellors (4 Blade) Direct Drive to a 2-550 motors (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 10Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through 50amp ESC - Comments: This is a Graupner Premium Line.I wasn't happy with the universals and plastic 3 bladed props.Replaced the universals and changed props to 4 bladed brass.Also changed the prop shaft to a threaded 4mm shaft which I happened to have in my spares.She runs a lot better now with these changes.Still to come is lighting and sound.

Amsterdam Tug renovation/converstion by PMBDTCentral Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 months ago
Picked up a rather battered wooden hulled Amsterdam tug last Thursday. The intention is to give it some much needed TLC and convert it to one of the French Tenace Class tugs. It will be used as my clubs camera / rescue boat so accuracy and detail will come second to the functionality of its role. Currently I have stripped out everything except the motor so I can fit some strengthening and improve the watertightness of the hull

Amsterdam by jugge Lieutenant   Posted: 9 months ago
Hi Jarvo and all guys , Thanks for all your response i have a 12 v Graupner 700 bb turbo and 2 lead acid 12 v battery and a 70 mm brass prop 4 blade

Amsterdam by jugge Lieutenant   Posted: 9 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 45"/9800g Amsterdam Capable of 4mph and a runtime of 120mins Single Propellor (4 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a graupner (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Artesania Latina (45Amps) ESC - Comments: Very strong tug , can tow 2 persons in a rowboat . Runs very long time with 2 lead acid 12 v 7 amp

Amsterdam by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Hi Colin, looks like Humbrol / Revell Deck Green to me. As used e.g. on RN WW2 ships in the North Atlantic. Did my HMS Hotspur with this. Cheers Doug 😎 Hi Jugge: congratulations your Amsterdam is a super job 👍👍👍 Do not apologise for your English - you do not want to hear my attempts at Swedish! 😲😡

Amsterdam by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
I see that you have modified her to her later state, no lifeboats and the large towing winch on the rear deck. What motor does yours have? Mine is running a 24v motor with a 90mm brass prop. Mark

Amsterdam by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
What a super model, my envy is the colour of your deck. Happy sailing.

Amsterdam by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Beautiful model.Excellant work.Must have taken quite awhile to finish.

Amsterdam by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Hi Jugge, Your Amsterdam Tug looks very nice! 👍 Have fun sailing her this weekend. Wish I could say the same. But where I am It's Snowing right now! Ed

Amsterdam by jugge Lieutenant   Posted: 9 months ago
More pictures of the Amsterdam i im going to the sea in the weekend and sail her if the ice is gone sorry for my bad english