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>> Home > Tags > ebay

And......! by Skydive130 Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
Hi Shaun, grab rails from eBay search : AM 36 model boat fittings handrail

Looking for an Aerokits Solent lifeboat by Skydive130 Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
A part built Solent just sold on eBay for £100 buyer to collect. I’m building one at the moment from plans bought on eBay (I’ve a build thread going as we speak). If you have reasonable building skills that could be an option?

MFA TORPEDO 500 / BATTERY INFO by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
https://www. style='background-color:yellow;'> one example of the breed it is fitted ( when testing) between the battery pack and the ESC and gives a real time V A and watts

MFA TORPEDO 500 / BATTERY INFO by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
The basic of C rating is charge and discharge. ie 2200 mah X 25 max discharge, dont charge above 1amp as it will shorten the battery life and if you are getting close to the 50amp discharge the cells wont last long. The watt meter is fitted in line from the batteries to check what power you are drawing when sailing so giving you an idea about run time. The voltage beepers are needed to protect the cells from being discharged to far, below 3.3 volts and the cells can die. They are fitted into the dallance lead of each battery. There is a deal on ebay for Flurion 3s 2200 lipos £12-99 each i have 4 in use in my RAF Fire Tender with twin 700BB turbo motors, get about 15 mins at full throttle Mark

What to do???? by Krampus Commander   Posted: 9 days ago
Hello Kathy! Can you post pictures of the collection? Perhaps any of us might be interested in any of the vessels. I am currently located in the D.C. area for a couple of months. The best for you would be to put them on Ebay. However, since you are in California, you may want to contact any of the West Coast clubs mentioned in to see how they can help out. Best, b.

Propulsion Hegi Revell Fairplay V tug model by Radiosailor Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
I recently bought a on Ebay 'stranded' vintage harbourtug which will be fully rebuild. (I actually bought a NOS hull, and old - but good build - superstructure and all the deckgear & fittings. Except for some essential parts... There's no kortnozzle/rudder and propellor. I would like to know what size of nozzle and propdiameter I should mount. Originally it was designed with a steering nozzle/rudder, but the only item which comes close is the fixed nozzle as used on the Robbe Happy Hunter salvage tug model.(which has twin nozzles) That nozzle would be fixed with a seperate rudder for steering. What would you advise? What alternatives are available? (Making a proper nozzle myself which actually works and looks to scale is out of the question.) Attached three photos: one showing original (steering nozzle) and teh other with this Happy Hunter fixed nozzle, and te drawing showing the design.

Sprinkles by Commodore-H Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 18 days ago
[Score: 10/10] 32"/4500g Sprinkles Capable of 3mph Twin Propellors (3 Blade 45mm) Geared to a Electrofly (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (9.6v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Viper ESC - Comments: Sprinkles is a scratch built U.S. Coast Guard PWB, patrol waterways boat. Operating features include; searchlight and running lights, revolving blue emergency light, rotating radar, and a water monitor that fires 10-15 feet and can I studied various styles of water monitors and finally decided on one that is a composite of several types. Bending the tubing was difficult, nozzle was made on Unimat. Power is from Sig "gas passer" pump. I purchased the rotating beacon on ebay and power is from 5V voltage regulator.

What paint type by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 22 days ago
Dave M. China post subsidize ebay sellers, that's why they are so keen to have 5* feedback, if they have poor feedback they loose the free post, euro postage is by commercial companies and cost is down to the amount of items they send on a monthly basis, the more they send the cheaper it gets Mark

Hobby Engine Richardson Upgrade by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Hi Doug, now that your bits have arrived, plan your fit out, remember the battery needs to be in a place where it can be easily removed, don't charge in the hull, as for the mini Tamiya plugs, i bought converter plugs from ebay, female to male. RN makes a good point, if you standardise on 1 plug system it is so much easier, i am in the process of changing all my batteries to the XT60 system, Lipo and NiMh, mini Tamiya are good for 10 amps, Tamiya at about 15 amps, XT60, about 60 amps, other plug systems are available, Deans etc, often it is the connectors which cause the problems. Mark

Hobby Engine Richardson Upgrade by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
Hay Neville, don't say things like 'pestered' we all join this and other forums to get help and to give advice, i'm not the worlds greatest modeler, but i have been around for a good while, in many different types of models, air, sea and land. Nev, be careful sitting the hull lower in the water, she does not have a massive freeboard, with the bigger/heavier battery she will sit slightly lower. As for the Radio gear, I have Futaba, always have, expensive ish, but i like the way they handle!!!, If you look on ebay you can find reasonable gear from £30 ish, my futaba T6J is about £75 ish, lot of guys at my club swear by Frsky. Your choice. Look at the price of the extra receivers. CoG, battery forward or aft does not seem to affect the balance but i use 3300mah buggy packs so they are 2 - 3 time heavier than the standard AA cell pack. Battery forward can cause cavitation if you go full astern but normal sailing is good, if you want to tug tow, this is the way, battery aft gives the ultimate control, but with slightly less freeboard so running in choppy water might cause a bit of swamping, again your choice and/or water conditions. Just remember the only silly question is the one you did not ask!!!! Regards Mark

Hobby Engine Richardson Upgrade by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
Hi Rallyst, I agree with you, but the radio gear supplied is not the greatest, I have bought all mine of ebay 1 had no transmitter and the other 2 on 27mh broke down within a short while, so nothing lost, my Richardson is still going strong, but will be re-fitting with Futaba gear, just so i only carry 1 transmitter Regards Mark

various by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 29 days ago
Hi Nutrunner, first pic, young lad sailing his boat, wonderful to see, in that pic of 5 boats, 2 were RTR, again its great to see people sailing boats, who cares that they bought it!!! I by boats of Ebay, so what i didn't build it. Encourage by display, not discourage with attitude.

34" sea commander Aerokits kit by boaty Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Garth, I have my second Sea Commander which I still use , but the first one I sold 13 years ago. I never actually built a Sea Commander but the one I have now and the previous model I picked up cheap and restored them. You do get things like this that come up on Ebay occasionally and though restoration appears sometimes to be challenging I find a lot of satisfaction when the work is completed. My first Sea Commander I found underneath a table on a stall in Ellesmere Port Market and it was about to be binned. The stall holder was glad to accept five pounds for it and it turned out that the hull was quite solid and all I had to do was to make the cabin roof, sand it all down, paint it then fit the motor and radio. I hope you get your Sea Commander, they are lovely boats from yesteryear and even a new build is very rewarding. Boaty😊

34" sea commander Aerokits kit by Rookysailor Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Dear Doug, I repeat once again. I never said to search on Ebay....I know the chap who sells the aerokits plans, as I have purchased many of them in the past. If Garth had contacted me I would have given him a direct link as I have 'Belcrank 1' in my saved sellers! Hope this clears the matter.

34" sea commander Aerokits kit by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Dear Rooky, I read and searched (in various search machines) exactly what was being suggested 'Sea Commander plans and templates' and that was the most common response! No other active entries on E-bay. Show us your link where these are still available! Regards Doug PS try searching for 'a guy on ebay' and see what offers you get!😉