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Chris Craft Corvette by Brightwork Lieutenant   Posted: 17 hours ago
I saw this boat online a few years back and have coveted it ever since. It was built by an incredible man who I believed passed away and left this. The boat is "Balboa" Panama. Hopefully someone will know more about her. I would sell my entire collection for her. "note the mans hand compared to the engine"

3D printing by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 day ago
Wayne's next printer?? 😉 https://all3dp.com/meet-aerospace- style='background-color:yellow;'>engineers-using-giant-3d-printers-create-rockets/?omhide=true&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=a1f43b69d5-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9dffeeddae-a1f43b69d5-366732985

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Good news 👍 Well played Sir 😉 BTW: you can't upload video directly to the site. You have to go via You-tube, which means creating an account if you don't already have one. Have a good break, cheers Doug 😎

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by NPJ Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
Having to clear up before going away for a while. Table top to clear and case to pack. I have tried to load a small video, my first one, but this is my fourth try at uploading. I would show that, thanks to the help of so many of you, I have made a trial setup of the sound unit in the Hull using the exciters. Had to have a go before I left (spoilt Brat). It works! Happy with volume, even with decking off but volume control only half advanced and can function horn separate to engine sounds. Dave M and Doug to name a couple have really helped me through to this point. When I return, I will install properly and take images as this video does not seem to want to play with me. Next challenge...the Esc/Mixer Cheers to all. NPJ

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Hi Neil, you can't 'take up' anything from the original board as the receiving and decoding is all done in that large IC, which you are going to replace with the new RX. So you will need switch boards plugged into the new receiver. Doug

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Yep, a Large scale IC doing most of the work, RX/Decoder, and some power transistors for the outputs. Not easily mod-able 😡 Suggest you have a look at the little switch boards from Action (Component Shop) Neil. http://www.componentshop.co.uk/action-electronics/switches.h... I made my own several years ago using CMOS chips and little 5V relays, but then I'm just like that😉 The Motor Sound Unit I understand looks after itself as it's coupled into the ESC control. So you just need switch boards for lights (nav and deck/cabin lights), smoke, other sound boards, e.g foghorn and/or ship's bell from Action? Have fun, Doug

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by NPJ Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
This is the unit I have and I did buy one switcher unit as well...Just in case! So have sound and horn in there just not wired yet, but would like to take up the lighting from the original board as well as add a little more. Thought I should put the new receiver up in the bridge as it is light and well away from water.................... You mention some posts back about using switch units I believe. The Tranny is 6 channel. What do you think? All the best . NPJ

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Looks like all on one board so if you replace the Tx/Rx you will need some way to switch the lights/horn/sound unit. The motors will have their own Mixer/ESC(s) and a rudder servo, so 5 channels.

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by NPJ Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
Are these good enough Dave? Thanks for all of this. NPJ

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
NPJ Yes I did mention in an earlier post re the space and see you have fitted the exciters there. You may not be able to use the original electronics with your new radio if it was all on one board ie rx and controls. Can you post a plarge pic of the board?

Hobby Engine 'Richardson' Tug Upgrade by NPJ Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
Dave M. I seem to have 'lost' your post re the transmitter type and the 'extras' for the receiver to function other features. However, re your comment on cutting ribs, did you note in one of the images there is a fortuitous space on both sides just in front of the motors? NPJ

Nitro Glycerine. by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
At least one idiot ( sorry politician ) has tried to say the model rocket guys could produce a guided missile! Getting hold of the higher powered rocket engines in UK is difficult. With some thinking and a bit of fiddling quite effective pyrotechnic effects can be manufactured HOWEVER its your eyes and hands that are at risk if you try it.

Denatured Alcohol by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
The engine isn't the problem - the fuel IS 🤔 I've still got my Jetex 50B the US version Dad brought back in '58. But no pellets 😭

Denatured Alcohol by marky Admiral   Posted: 6 days ago
sorry, he got his spare parts from Free flight supplies ,seemingly you can get enough spare parts to build a near complete engine they also had Rapier model engines Marky

Denatured Alcohol by marky Admiral   Posted: 6 days ago
been away for the weekend and just saw this and was going to suggest jetex.org when Doug beat me to it ,my brother got spare parts from them for a jet engined M.E some number or another .Cheers Marky👍