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Unbekannte Flitze. A very flighty girl by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
Brilliant idea 👍 Building instructions follow shortly! 😎 Have an idea, but can't do anything today as we have the first match in the new ten pin league bowling season today. Wish me luck, or Gut Holz as my teammates say! (Good Wood😉)

A SPLASH IN THE WATER by onetenor Captain   Posted: 3 days ago
Doug I know what you mean about knowing which way the wind is blowing. One cold April day when I was 17 I had to strip to my undies to get to a 9 yr old who fell into Newsham Park model boating pond. Everyone else was standing shouting instructions to the poor lad. I ran round half the pool to get to him just as he had gone down for the third and last time.I had to pick him off the bottom. His heavy overcoat which bouyed him up at first had got logged and dragged him down.When I got him to the bank he was breathing ok but as I got out the wind hit me. Luckily it was just up to my Nuts so only a bit of my undies got wet . Y fronts.I got a letter of commendation from Shipwreck and Humane Society . And his mum put a thank you letter in the Echo as I hadn't wanted the publicity so didn't know who I was. But as you said you do know where the wind goes.😋👍😜

Smaragd refurb by NPJ Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 days ago
Does anyone know where I can obtain a copy of the building instructions for the Robbe Smaragd please. NPJ

34" Precedent Huntsman by Novagsi0 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 16 days ago
Thanks for the detailed reply however I missed your post and had bit the bullet and ordered the 850 motor. I decided to get the lipo safe 50A ESC, and first impression it's a beast of a motor. Maybe phase 2 will be a brushless setup at a later stage. Im hoping a lipo pack will save enough weight to give it some of the offshore PB performance it details in the instructions. :-)

Precedent 1/32 scale Perkasa Kit. by Flack Admiral   Posted: 20 days ago
Un-started 1/32 SCALE Perkasa Gas Turbine Patrol Boat complete and still in original packaging. This is the all wood version of this popular model boat kit. Full instructions and plan. Length 37 inches Beam 91/4 inches £55 ovno P&P additional at cost.

Deans Seaplane tender by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
SHG have mounts in their catalogue that they say are suitable for brushed and brushless. Just make sure the bolts you use are short so that they do not damage the coils on the motor. As you have opted for a LiPo do please charge and use in accordance with the instructions Please keep us posted Dave

Deans Seaplane tender by epmbcmember Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 27 days ago
Deans Seaplane tender calls for a 400 motor with a Bobs Board!! When I asked then for an alternative, ie. brushless motor and esc with lipo batteries they could not help as their built model had the aforesaid 400 motor and bobs board in. Can anyone suggest what more modern kit I could use to power the boat. I must say the kit and instructions are first class.

what motor by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
OK. So it's 4" smaller than the Sea Scout I am currently renovating and upgrading from a 50ies Taycol motor to brushless! So keep the 'stuf' lightweight. When I asked the same question for the Sea Scout a few months ago I got the following advice from Canabus, who seems to have considerable experience in this field 👍 "All from Hobbyking. Motor propdrive V2 2830- 1000kv 370watts 3.175mm shaft(9190000328-0)3S or 4S lipo battery. ESC 30A car(HK-30A)( XT60 connectors required), program card (HKPROG-CARD)can be used on the larger ones in the series. Lipo battery Turnigy 1000mah 3S 30C (T1000.3s.20) 89grams 75 x 33 x 19mm or a Turnigy 1500mah 3S 25C (T1500.3S.25) 113 grams 80 x 34 x 25 mm both have XT60 connectors. Prop about a 2 blade 30mm 1.4 pitch" I actually opted for a 3 blade prop and a 3S 3000mAh I already had, but bought the ESC and motor recommended and am now fitting them cos it made sense, was not expensive and came pretty quick - make sure it comes from the UK or EU warehouse to avoid possible import tax from Hong Kong or USA !!! This would be more than adequate to give your boat some Oomph! It needs more than my cabin Cruiser! For the RC buy a complete set already matched and 'bound' so you have the minimum of fiddling about as a rookie😉 I can thoroughly recommend the Turnigy HT6, AKA TGY-I6 , ~US$45 also from Hobby King. In a couple of hours one evening I could programme two models into it and get it to do what I wanted instead of what the factory thought we would want for plane or chopper! Instructions are quite clear, logical and lead you through step by step. It comes with a 68 page manual! But much you can skip if you don't intend to go flying with your boat! Attached is a pic from my manual with German branding (REELY)! But it's the same beast as the TGY-I6, second pic!! The whole package should cost around a 100quid and you're RTR! The RC set has 6 channels so you have lots of scope later for special functions; fire monitors, lights, horn, motor noise etc etc 👍 By the way; the motor comes with 3.5mm bullet connectors, and of course I only had 4mm 'other halves' but you can also get connectors, loose or fitted to cables and adapters at Hobby King. (You can solder them on with your 4lb hatchet!!!) Hope this helps, Cheers Doug 😎 PS don't forget a suitable coupling to match the 3.17mm motor shaft to your prop shaft (whatever that is, 4mm?)

Programmable Tx by NickW Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Doug after the problems with the electrics that you helped me with I moved entirely over to Turnigy, bought the programmable Tx, spent a lot of time 'in conference' with the tech guys at HobbyKing, so i'm now confident I have a great set up. The only thing letting me down were the instructions how to set up the Tx. I'd have been better off using the instructions for my electric kettle!!!! Until I found the 'how to' uploads on YouTube.....i'm now cooking with gas and the future is orange :-) have a good weekend my friend and happy boating Nick

Programmable Tx by NickW Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Doug.....just getting used to reading the instructions which are sketchy at best..... Regards Nick

Logos etc by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Both, I just bought some transfer paper for inkjets via Amazon. Actually came from a UK supplier, couldn't find any in Germany ?🤔 20 A4 sheets for € 15.68. Good instructions how to stop them smearing, keep your fingers off until they are really really dry and set, and how to transfer and seal them. Gloss or matt varnish, or there are also proprietary transfer 'Fixers'. haven't tried 'em yet cos the sea Scout hull ain't that far yet! Will report in the Sea Scout BR blog. Cheers Doug 😎

Tank Steering by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Don't quite know what started this but here goes The Turnigy HT-6 has the non-centering throttle stick on the left. If you want it on the right there are clear instructions, with photos, in the 68 page (!) manual to show you how. 👍 Guess you can get a spare part if you want two non-centering. Will have a look tonight to see if it's 'modable'. I spent the evening on Wednesday programming one, disguised as a Conrad REELY HT-6 at twice the price 😡😆 of a Turnigy on Hobby King! I now have it doing what I want in mode 2 and not what it thinks an aircraft should be doing 😉 Can recommend the set 6Ch with RX for ca $ 46 at Hobby King. €80 at Conrad 😭😭😭 Thinking of putting a Product Review together. Nothing else to do!! 😉 Cheers Doug 😎

Dumas kit #1216 41' Utility Boat by Coastie Apprentice   Posted: 2 months ago
I am struggling with figuring out the rear sheer which is 1/8" x 1/4 inch Spruce. I have attached the photos of figure 1. I've attached the photos of detail E. In the instructions on the kit at number six is where I'm supposed to cement the shears. I don't have any shears so my supposed to make a set of scrap stuff or my actually missing something ? Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thames River Police Launch by Northumbrian Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Dave W I hope this helps if not let me know & I will take more pictures i was able to put a high deck in because of the size of the hull it might be difficult to do this with the smaller hull take a look on SLEC they do the River Police Launch (last picture)it appears to to be risen at the front to take the motor etc The Vintage Model Boat range are now being produced by SLEC Ltd. All our kits come with all parts cut by CNC router or laser, plus all the necesary strip wood is included, along with building instructions and plan. The River Police Launch has been based on the old Veron Kit from the 1960's that we all loved at that time. The model is not a scale model but embraces the boat design of that era. The kit is now fully laser cut so all parts are pre-cut and most of the parts are now made out of high quality ply, so obtaining a good finish is easier to achieve. The model can be powered by a 7.2 volts standard buggy battery pack or ic power of .5-1.5 cc engines which is not in the kit, also we have not included any running fittings as we feel a lot of modellers will have or would like to choose for themselves, but we can supply these fittings if required.

Stabilit Express by Midlife306 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I think those doublers will need explosives to get them off... I've hit a bit of a roadblock with the big K7, I need to get Donald built up so I can position the steering wheel & dash correctly, the animatronic resin upper torso & arms I bought came with no instructions or info on what servos to use. I got some micro servos & they didn't fit, Dremel out & all fits now but I'm now struggling with connecting the servo arm to the rotating neck. I'll suss it out eventually but I need a rest. I've been doing bits on my 1/12 scale K7 in the background, if all goes well it should be ready for paint in a couple of weeks. As normal I've been waiting for parts to arrive from China, the brushless motor & esc arrived today for the blue rigger, I can make a start on that soon.. I've just finished printing the parts for the cabin for a Springer tug hull I got from Sonar & I've just started printing the first parts of a WW2 landing craft, its 1/16 scale nearly a metre long, I guess I'll be making a tank for it when it's completed. Then there's the Robbe Diabolo, on the instructions it says to use self tapping screws to hold the plastic dual rudders in place. No good to me as I've upgraded to dual aluminium rudders, these buggers need bolts! Trouble is the waterproof electronics box is used as a doubler for the central transom, when it's glued into place there isn't any room to access where the rudder bolts come through the doublers, ohhh the joy of problem solving.... So I'm keeping busy but my butter is spread a bit too thin. Cheers Wayne