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I popped into Huddersfield Society of Model Engineers, they have an outdoor swimming pool for the boats, cater for rc trucks etc and have a working train for visitors to ride on bu it's the boat part that i'll be getting involved with. There is one closer to me but it's a lake and quite choppy...my first sail will be Saturday when i'll join the club :-)
[Score: 8/10] 46"/16000g Imara Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 90mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 45mm) Geared to a 2x6 volt decaperms (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 6Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Old Midway models ESC - Comments: Very heavy but great to sail, has an old steam engine sound system with whistle and mast nav and cabin lights
[Score: 8/10] 14"/500g 44 Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 65mins Triple Propellors (3 Blade 15mm) Direct Drive to a Mabushi (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Turnigy (5Amps) ESC - Comments: The construction of two engines of ABS, 180, Mabuchi. Controlled by the rudder back and forth,
[Score: 10/10] 27"/1600g WPB 110 Capable of 11mph and a runtime of 70mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 25mm) Direct Drive to a TURNIGY (4 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through TURNIGY (5Amps) ESC - Comments: Madonna has a laminate structure. 1:75 scale. Without brush engines fitted Turnigy two regulators and the same brand. Controlled by the rudder, back and forth, lighting, and lights.
[Score: 9/10] 22"/800g DIVA Capable of 12mph and a runtime of 30mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 30mm) Direct Drive to a MIG 600 (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through TURNIGY (20Amps) ESC - Comments: Celo wooden cabin of RC model yachts from 60. . Function controlled by the engine and rudder. The kit is not. The hull of the several belts oplaňkováním plating.1:25 scale
[Score: 9/10] 35"/3100g Streamlinia Capable of 12mph and a runtime of 40mins Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 35mm) Direct Drive to a Turnigy 2820 (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Turnigy (5Amps) ESC - Comments: Reduced size replica of Howes Basset Streamlinia from 1935. Fitted with a dummy boiler which produces water vapour, a rotating version of the original steam engine and built from Depron Foam. Plans availalable from Traplet and model was a two part article in Model Boats. Very pretty!
Wooden structure submarine chasers of 70 years in service with Russia and East Germany. Cover with balsa and smeared with epoxy varnish. The model is equipped with two engines of 600 pcs, 2 pcs NiCd battery 3000 mA
I had San Pedro in the bath a day ago, Just doing a seaworthiness test! I think she was in the water for about 5hrs, needles to say she took on about 4oz of water! I didn't realize until a day later when I picked her up to put her back in the water. I saw a water stain didn't pay to much attention to it. I went to turn on her running system. As you can imagine I had a look of dread, when I saw all that water and no pump to pump it out of the engine room... I took the batteries out, they suffered no damage. The electronics was pulled out and dried! I left the superstructure off so the engine room can dry. It will be a few weeks of drying, before I can try to access where the leak is coming from.😡😡😡 But I think it's all the weight she carries. 21lbs is quite a bit to carry! Oh, well I'll figure it out later...😭😭😭
Hi Dave Nice to hear from you again Yes the total superstructure and mast are removable to get into the steam engine The engine is manufactured by Saito and is a single screw with single boiler and pressurises up to about 60 psi Heated with a methanol fueled burner and runs on full steam for about 25 minutes The unit runs very smoothly and creates smoke through a built in smoke generator for more realism Cheers Rod
These little corvettes were the backbone of the Atlantic defence of the supply convoys from Halifax Canada to Britain from 1942 to 45 Here she is with steam engine engaged for checking before recent sailing complete with Asdic sound This was used to echo signal of enemy submarines to pinpoint their position