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Aeronaut Pilot by Skipper44 Lieutenant   Posted: 9 hours ago
Current stage, I will be making a video on how I have done the boat thus far for the superstructure, and the cab which is currently being built!

Sea Queen Prop shaft by AndyG009 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 12 hours ago
Hi all Have purchased a Sea Queen kit, and after getting info from this site plan to fit a brushless motor and Lipo's. Have been advised to change coupling from supplied, for one that will take the power - comments please. Also is there likely to be problems with more power going through the long M4 prop shaft ? I would rathersolve problems now before boat is built, so any help would be useful.

Solent Class Lifeboat "Douglas Currie" by Skydive130 Admiral   Posted: 24 hours ago
so here is the long awaited video of my scratch built Solent Class lifeboat based on the vintage Aerokits plans purchased on ebay. Sailed today for the 1st time and went like a dream, so pleased with it.

Griffon 2000 TD by tonymid Apprentice   Posted: 1 day ago
Check out the website at where construction details in photos show how I built the griffon 2000TD and also the military version 2000TD(M).

Billings Zwart Zee by Romeo4 Apprentice   Posted: 2 days ago
Old model, partially built including fittings kit. Hull is wooden planks not plastic moulding. Make me an offer

80' Elco PT Boat by Zdenek Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 7/10] 30"/1600g 80' Elco PT Boat Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 40mm) Direct Drive to a Turnigy Typhoon 500 Heli (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Turnigy Marine 60 Amp (60Amps) ESC - Comments: A scratch-built stand-off model based on Model Boats free plan (design by GG). Material mainly balsa wood (hull) and plastic (styrene) on superstructure. Propulsion unit differs from the original design. This is a second set up, not really tested yet. Original set up was Speed 700 Turbo, 12 V NiMh battery pack 4100 mAh, it was 500 g overweight. The only "special feature" are working position lights. It was a pleasure to built and it is pleasure to sail her.

Palaform Griffon 600 - Police by Skydive130 Admiral   Posted: 3 days ago
I have just bought the Palaform Griffon 600 which arrived last week. I am considering 2 things: 1. Either copy all the depron parts onto 2mm light/medium balsa adding lightning holes to reduce the extra weight. This would make a far stronger model for not too much added weight. The instructions call for adding extra batteries to increase weight if using outdoors anyway. 2. second option would be to replace some parts with balsa, then glass cloth top deck depron, bottom of hull depron and either replace cabin sides/roof with a sandwich of 1mm balsa/1mm ply or glass cloth depron. In both options, the prop tunnel will be built as per kit. Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated.

'VOYAGER of the SEAS' RC Cruise Ship by Dom of Essential RC Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
Paul Chilcott built this stunning floating replica of the 'Voyager of the Seas' in under 12 months. The hull was carved from a single block of blue foam. The detail on this cruise ship is remarkable and even features a climbing wall, 'flow rider' and outside cinema just as the full size vessel. Commentary provided by Steve Dean. MS Voyager of the Seas is the lead ship of the Voyager-class of cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean International. Length: 311 m Capacity: 3,138 passengers Yard number: 1344 Cost: US$650 million Tonnage: 138,194 GT; 108,654 NT; 11,132 DWT Crew: 1,181 crew

Remaining formers and chine formers by Skydive130 Admiral   Posted: 3 days ago
Have now fitted the remaining outside hull formers and the top deck chine formers. Last job was to place electrics in hull to get an idea of layout, plenty of room to move things around for balance, ballast and CofG. This is going to be a quick and very easy build up to the point of adding scratch built detail and painting which takes time. Tomorrow remaining chine formers and start hull sheeting.

Riva boat from scratch built by canabus Admiral   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi Check out the cheap shops, I found a few figures in the kids section and second hand boot sales is another source. Wrestling figures also!! Canabus

Sea Queen Gasoline by modelboatdevil Seaman   Posted: 4 days ago
The Sea Queen was built from an Aerokit Kit and ran for awhile with brushless SSS5694 motor on 4S and it was too fast, so decided to do something about it. Since I have given up running Nitro for more than two decades so I have put a Zenoah 20cc ETI on the boat. On test run it ran okay with enough power, the best thing is that it has smoke and sound to make it more fun.

Riva boat from scratch built by Alan999 Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
Sorted out varnish problem on my almost finished Riva boat. Problem now is new crew wants honey and picnic breaks.

HMS Dreadnought by Gdaynorm Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
So you think similarly to me. Eberyone builds famous ships. Trouble is getting the info for an accurate build. I usually get drawings from the National Maritime Museum, where they have builders drawings of just about every ship built in Britain, but for some reason they are not answering my e-mails. Very strange.

Chris Craft by Brightwork Admiral   Posted: 5 days ago
These are built for the owners and are the only ones in existence. My friend Bob in California built them and many others. Just a sample of his work.

Richards 48" Swordsman by olly49 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 5 days ago
I bought and built my Huntsman back in the late 70's. Decided last year to refurbish her. She is powered by a T600 brushless motor, 2 11.1 v lipos these are positioned midships, x50mm prop, tends to start bow down but when on the plane she looks a beautiful sight. I must say of all the boats I have this is the favorite one.👍