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Brooklyn Pilot House! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
I was just on Ebay I looked all over! Where else can I find "The Secret Ingredient"?😜 Oh, What's the Mil Spec?

getting there by Steve-Teresa Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
well, bathroom trial's have taken place, a few adjustments, i.e positioning of the battery for balance, otherwise no bad at all, sit's ok may need a little balancing with weights but the open pond will allow travel and view from all angle's, electrics are in and basic, old transmitter and receiver, a cheep ebay esc, new motors, shafts, prop's and rudders, all working together well, the rest is as mentioned "stuff" that I found in the loft, shed and junk room.

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi All This year I bought an unstarted kit, but, sold it to a club member. A month later one of the club member wish to swap for a faster boat and as my Sea Commander required a repaint and fittings. I thought a swap for a very good working Hellen was a good deal. So are making a dingy and replacing the broken prop with a brass one I had my second Hellen for the year. Three weeks ago another Hellen pops up on Gumtree(aka EBAY), so it was to cheap not to buy it. While waiting for it to come, I made a new stand, a dingy with oars and a set of fenders. When it arrive the mast where laying on the deck broken, but , the posted pics show that. The motor is a 11 to 1 geared MFA Como 919 D which runs OK. A spare new plastic prop. Started on the repairs, like the keel and deck around the mast bases. The aft mast was broken in half, so I brass sleeved it. The aft sail was missing and the forward sail was all glued up, so I bin it. So this is the boat pics so far. Canabus

mr rc world by Rookysailor Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
Hello Ron, Have found this on Ebay,😲 I think it's the same guy who runs 'modelling timbers', I seem to remember talking to him at one of the boat shows, and he said he was from the Isle of Man, hope this may help in some way.😉 Peter https://www. style='background-color:yellow;'>

mr rc world by kmbcsecretary Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
hi all has anyone had any problems with the above company, placed an order couple of weeks ago but goods not been delivered , i contacted them via email and through there web site but had no response. i noticed today that they have removed everything from there ebay shop but there website is still showing all there goods ? they have been very good in the past with a excellent and quick service ron

Vosper Rescue -target towing launch by Lauriem Lieutenant   Posted: 10 days ago
I'm starting to build a Veron kit of the Vosper Rescue-target towing launch, which I bought on Ebay. This boat seems quite rare - well to me anyway - although Belair sell one currently which is similar but slightly larger (34in long - mine is 28in). The kit is obviously old and if anyone knows when these were sold then please let me know. The structure is balsa - not my favourite wood - and ply for the exterior. Balsa does not hold temporary or permanent pins well, and holding things in position while the glue dries is made more difficult. The balsa has been pre-cut to shape and several of the curved pieces are weak in places where the grain is inevitably across the length of the piece. I broke several parts and needed ply backing to repair. Glue used is 5 min epoxy. The keel is made up of several pieces and to get the right shape I photocopied part of the plan and laid the parts on that to set while gluing.

Windows, stoopid question. by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
I wouldn't swap my lovely little Peatol (Taig) lathe for anything. I've had it over 30 years and it's never ever given me a moment's trouble. I had a new drive belt about 20 years ago and bought a spare but of course that's gone somewhere. It uses a British Thompson Houston 1/4 horse motor, whose fan blades are almost all broken off, but which still runs perfectly. My son recently got a Peatol with all available extras, even a book on making goodies for it, for £200 off ebay and was a lucky man to find it. And yes, Minicraft (also known as Maxicraft) were a great make. I never paid more than £25 for any one attachment. Martin

Spektrum, new, useless... by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
to late now but for the future if you need stuff like bridge recs or anything else electronic have a look on EBAY way cheaper than RS https://www. style='background-color:yellow;'> As to extra channels on my African Queen in addition to forwards and back plus left and right I have steam whistle engine sound and speed ( its all electric with a fake steam engine and boiler) and steam engine start stop.

U-181 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 16 days ago
Excellent job Reilly 👍 Great video and music 👍 I see you decided after all to drown the crew😁 I decided the same for my U26! Not painted or fixed yet 🤔 Looks like you have a very similar dive system as my Akula II from Engel, or do you have two tanks? Main and trim or fore and aft? I also used perspex (5mm) for the access hatch on U26, with a silicone rubber gasket. Same basic construction, with detachable deck / upper hull, due to the hull design in those days; pressure hull and outer flooded hull. The Akula is a slightly different kettle of fish. Being a more modern nuclear sub round design all the innards are mounted in a tube and sealed in with a bayonet fixed bulkhead in the bow. No scope for external decoration like the WW2 boats. Cheers, Doug 😎

Windows, stoopid question. by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 17 days ago
Haha, I bet you're better equipped than that, but you really need a piercing saw and a selection of blades. https://www. style='background-color:yellow;'> Here's a f'rinstance. Others are available. I'm sure Conrad will have them. They cut the finest curves and although with a vee block you can do what silversmiths do, I have always used the vice jaws as a guide, which is why I'm on my 7th vice or so. I have completely worn them away! I use them for my junior hacksaw cuts too. You really must make some smooth jaw covers or get a smooth jawed vice. Less than perfect, but good enough ones can be had from ebay too. I even put the 1mm styrene in the vice to file the radiussed corners, once I've cut the straight lines. I then make a straight cut across the corners and then file them while the styrene is in the vice. Here's the framed windows I did yesterday. Haven't done much today as I had to MoT test the car, which failed, alas. So that's in tomorrow for the work to be done as my son-in-law no longer mends cars, even family ones. Also here are the brass gutters over the cabin windows, some of which need the apertures to be cleaned up, before final painting. Cheers, Martin

Model Wherry hulls by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 19 days ago
Just found this on ebay. https://www. style='background-color:yellow;'>

Sea Queen by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Since the demise of Mersey Marine (Ripmax) fitting there are no stylish cruiser type fittings. If you trawl around ebay you will find fairleads and cleats. Not sure what size a lifering should be. I would think at least 1 1/2" diameter as it has to go over an average 18" wide person and I'm guessing the general scale of a Sea Queen would be about 1/12th. Cheers, Martin

Sea Queen by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 24 days ago
sidley70, you can use anything you like really. Subtle, rather than flash for a boat like a Sea Queen. We didn't have much flash in those days! Except for front wing ornaments for Mk 2 Consuls If you look at any period advertising it will probably have the original fittings shown on any pictures. Whilst Mersey Marine (THE period fittings company) are sadly no more, there are basic fittings available from Cornwall Models, etc. I also saw quite a few on ebay, but do yourself a favour and have a look on the Modelling Timbers website.... The guy who runs it is an absolute gentleman and you will not find better quality or lower prices anywhere. Despite coming from the Isle of man his return postage is excellent. He is very friendly on the phone too. If he doesn't have it, you can also get excellent quality, service and prices from RBModels in Poland. I have bought very good model railway stuff from them, but I noticed that they also do model boat stuff. Being a tight wad I tend to make all mine that I can't get from Modelling timbers. Cheers, Martin

54 year old Crash Tender by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Hi Boaty, right on MOST counts👍 But some of us have 'The knowledge' 😉 Check out my 'Sea Scout Jessica - Renovation' build Blog. There's a section in it where I renovate the Taycol Target Dad put in the Sea Scout in the early sixties, with two wet cell lead-acid accumulators! I also converted it to run forwards and backwards with a normal brushed ESC. How is described in the Blog. A few pics attached, from dismantled to reassembled with new brushes. Pic 3 it the test set up with Servo tester to simulate RX, standard Graupner brushed ESC and my conversion board connected between ESC and motor. Then two pics of the input waveform to the motor; forward and then reverse. Last pic shows the 'unconverted' waveform, complete with whopping great sparks 😲 I've now upgraded the Sea Scout with a brushless and the Taycol will go into a Danish Fish Cutter I am currently renovating and converting from static to RC. The Taycol's sedate performance will be more suited to the cutter which only plodded along a 8 knots or so 😉 Complete process is described in the Blog. Otherwise you are right, with few exceptions the current young 'boaters' mostly belong to the 'instant fun chuck it when it stops working throw away' generation 🤔 Cheers, Doug 😎 Martin; for yonks I did my warships in RAF light camouflage grey which mysteriously used to turn up in Dad's office in the Electronics Bay, of which Dad was the CO. 😉 A bright yellow for my scooter also appeared one time!

Spektrum, new, useless... by stormin Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 27 days ago
Sorry Marin, that tx is undoubtably dsmX👌, so with that in mind I think your next step would be to.............count out aloud to three, then if your transmitter has still not bound with your receiver............beat the living daylights out of them both with a big stick😁. Seriously Martin I can't understand why you've had no success, all the forgoing advice has been spot on and correct. I did purchase an orange receiver recently off eBay that refused to bind, I simply returned it,at a cost of one pound postage and received a replacement the next day which worked fine.