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3D sanding discs. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi Ed, I may not have too much use to you back then!🤔 I arrived here 32 years ago so I've had 3 decades to get my German up to speed. It was very 'schoolboyish' when I arrived 😉 But you soon learn - 'Sink or swim'. Glad to hear you managed anyway 👍

Dumas 1203 Coast Guard Lifeboat (RNLI Waveney conversion) by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 days ago
Back then Tom my friend was using a NiCad 7.2volt! But today who knows what battery you can use!

Flyer 15, racing hydroplane by Dampfgerd Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 10 days ago
yes give some in 1:6 and 1:4 I have Paper plan in 1:6 and Name is Gremlin CAD drawn not easy to build and nothing for beginner, many stringer and bends. Allone the stringer have 195 glue points Picture :

happy hunter by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 12 days ago
The link to the Krick pdf drawing gives all the templates for the superstructure. Should be an easy job to put into a CAD program and produce full size templates. Very good set of instructions, should help even the novice builder.

krick romarin "ex robbe" by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
The Robbe factory was sold off probably with most of the moulds and equipment when the company got into difficulties. There are some kits available and Cornwall Model Boats stock the available range. I would check the Krick site for their postal charges to the UK. The demise of Robbe and Graupner was a big set back for model makers universally and its a pity many of the resources were lost before a rescue was possible. I agree with Doug E-Bay does have them listed occasionally and I have seen them at Model Boat Shows bring and buy sales. CADMA is possibly the next show (2nd - 3rd Jun), the Mutual Model Boat club appears to have moved to September not forgetting The Model Boat Convention on 25th - 26th August.

M Sonic microprocessor ESC. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Mon plaisir! Good luck👍 Much the same thing happened with my HMS Hotspur destroyer, slumbered for decades in one loft or shed or another, same reason 😉 happy converting, cheers Doug 😎

Skiff update by Ron Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
After drawing on my AutoCADLt it needed to be plotted. According to the book I was using the author said if you were making the model version instead the full size, to use 1:1 1/2” if this is the same as 1:8 good. My computer software gives many choices to plot (printing) and one is 1:1 1/2

robbe neptun tug boat by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Nutrunner, It's a great little tug, good response from the kort nozzle! I built one over 30 yrs ago! Good memories! I used a 7.2 volt NiCad back then. It ran for hours on one battery!

HMS Dreadnought by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Norm, you might find this site useful. style='background-color:yellow;'>cad=h Cheers Doug 😎

Skiff by Ron Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I picked up this book at the library, any one else seen it? I am making the Fisherman’s Skiff first, then move on from there. Here is my card stock model. Using the plans as a guide, I used AutoCADLt to generate the patterns, the hull is hard to get in a 2D drawing I revised the drawings taking out less of the curvature in the hull which flattens the bottom. See new photos.

japanese crew figuers by bilzin Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Italeri sell a really good set of PT boat crew figures but they're 1/35 scale. I had them on my 1/32 Perkasa, but I explained the size difference on the fact that the crew were Singaporeans and a bit on the short side style='background-color:yellow;'>cadevice=c&gclid=CjwKCAiAp

46" Firefloat What Motor/Battery by canabus Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi What type of props are you using(size and number of blades). I see your basic problem is under powered motors and a very heavy battery. I made the big switch over three years ago from brush to brushless motors and to Lipo batteries. With the help on the forum and club members it was a learning curve, but, I would not go back. A 5800mah Lipo battery is in the weight of 450 to 570 grams and would give you a good 1/2 hour run time. A good balance charger and safety bag are the main requirements, also maximum charging for the 5800mah battery is 5.8 Amps(same as the old Nicads). Also a low voltage battery alarm. Your 600 motors can draw up to12Amps !!! Replacement same size motors for your mounts would be 35mm brushless motors, but, you will require two ESCs with a Y connector to run on the same throttle channel. Replacement brushless motors are far more powerful e.g. a Hobbyking 3639-1100kv with a 60Amp ESC on a 4S 5800mah Lipo Battery is 800watts and with two in your boat is 1600 watts!!! Your old motor would in the 100 watt each mark !! I have the same size crash tender, but, with a single brushless motor. I have all the order numbers for the motors etc. and a setup the ESCs if your require. Canabus

Sea Queen Gasoline by modelboatdevil Seaman   Posted: 3 months 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.

Motor problem by RichardSReade Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
further to my previous post, I have now fitted the two NiMH Batteries (not nicad as I kept saying)in the rear compartment, held in with Velcro, and tidied the wires up and fitted an inline fuse, yet to be wired, the boat is much lighter, however all the other Velcro is still in place so I can move them forward if needed and fit the lead or Lead acid battery, so one visit to a pond and hopefully I can get it sailing correctly, my problem is I would not know what is correct and what is not, at least I have Pauls video as a reference.

Motor problem by RichardSReade Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
very interesting Paul, I watched the video, I have weighed the boat as best I can, using the kitchen scales, the boat without any batteries or lead is 6Ib 3 oz (2815 gms)the lead ballast is 2 Lb (915 gms)the lead acid battery is 5Ib 9oz (grams) and the two NiMH batteries are 1Ib 10oz (747 gms) the boat now has an 850 motor with a 55mm 3 bladed prop, I do not have the experience to know whether the boat is sitting correctly without the ballast but do know that if I have the lead acid 12volt battery fitted in the only place it will fit then I need the ballast in the forward compartment making the boat weigh 13 Ib (6252 gms). if you are saying that I should keep it light then I could move theNiMH batteries to the compartment rear of the motor thus moving the weight towards the back and ditch the LA battery and lead ballast, I have no idea which part of the country you reside in, is it too far for me to drive to? as your sailing pond looks a lot better than the postage stamp we have to use in Swindon.