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billings Smit Rotterdam by pugwash1 Seaman   Posted: 2 days ago
Hi. This should help. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7FOoRGlR68 It is a video made on board by a model maker. lots of detailed images on the net, I used Google search and had a trazillion hits!! Good luck with this one, I am completing the Billings kit, it is quite old and the wood used is quite poor, I recommend to anyone building her should replace the old wood cut out sheets. This was my first attempt at using a bow thruster, made it from some micro plumbing PVC pieces , waste brass and an old motor, it works great and I recommend it as a nice side project. Take care and have fun, should be great weather for a little Delaware pond fun!! see ya at the waters edge. Mark.

Looking for an Aerokits Solent lifeboat by Skydive130 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 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?

Chris Craft express by Brightwork Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 22" Chris Craft express - Comments: Chris Craft Express cruiser 22' built from kit

Zwarte Zee by Brightwork Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 30" Zwarte Zee Single Propellor - Comments: Billing Boats kit built by my father in 1972

Harco by Brightwork Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 28" Harco - Comments: Early kit boat from the 50's Very hard to find

Chris Craft 63 by Brightwork Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 38" Chris Craft 63 Twin Propellors Direct Drive - Comments: Kit from Sterling Boats

Looking for an Aerokits Solent lifeboat by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Hi smear Welcome to the site. You can find models on e-bay from time to time and there are also copies of the original plans plus templates for the formers to enable you to make from scratch. There was a recent article in one of the mags describing a restoration and I suspect it will have resulted in a high demand for the models so they may not be that easy to find. Hopefully you will find one soon. good hunting Dave

Looking for an Aerokits Solent lifeboat by smear56 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 days ago
As the title says I am looking for an Aerokits Solent lifeboat to restore or complete. Steve.

Twin Esc/Mixer by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Hi Neil, sorry but they do tell you that. See pic! Extract from the pdf file data on the site, which one can read before ordering! Check this out- http://www.componentshop.co.uk/pdf/P94.pdf You need the slots for the heat sinks cos you seem to have the 20A version. Which is more than you need for the Richardson I think. I don't need the slots cos I bought the 10A P94 Lite version. What do we learn? Slow down and read the manual and small print 😉 Cheers Doug 😎 Have a good break. Kit-Kat? 😉

lesro sportsman by sven-te Seaman   Posted: 3 days ago
Hello, I am the sven from germany / herford and looking for a building plan of : lesro "sportsman " from model boats to build this boat .. look directly the construction plans, I know there was as a complete kit to buy, but someone has or knows someone who still something drawings has for a replica .. my question, do you know someone who still has documents from the boat i'm looking for plans, drawings, bodyplan, scrive board or anything form the boat I'm glad about it, thank you who has something or knows can send me an e-mail sven-beunker@web.de

MFA TORPEDO 500 / BATTERY INFO by al2612 Seaman   Posted: 4 days ago
Tx Doug - Looks like another piece of kit to put on the shopping list. Previously had just used a charger from Component Shop and when the lights stopped "blinking" to me that was it. Nothing is ever that simple 😉

MFA TORPEDO 500 / BATTERY INFO by al2612 Seaman   Posted: 4 days ago
Tx for the advice Mark - had been researching and your views seem to back this up - edging towards 2 x 11.1v lipo in parallel 2200mah or slightly bigger dependant on budget. which will be removable. May i ask what "C" rating you would suggest. Not sure my skllls warrant a pic build yet as my 2 previous builds were just modified plastic kits, basically copies of other peoples builds online, not just as testing as this seems to be.

3 x Brushless Motor control? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi All This Thread was started to seek help on Brushless motors. I have used and built Action kits for many years and was friends with Craig Talbot who introduced the range. I posted this link in response to the original post http://www.componentshop.co.uk/p40e-marine-motor-mixer.html?... This unit is just for the mixer and does not include the ESCs and can therefore be plugged into and used with brushed or brushless ESCs. Doug' post previous to my comment showed the diagram for a mixer and twin ESCs that were for brushed motors. There are no connections at signal level to allow for the mixed brushless motor connections, only the one for the centre motor. Please read the thread title on Forum posts and keep comments relevant to the topic. If you wan't to ask about or discuss a different topic please post a new thread title.

Denatured Alcohol by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Must have been the 262! I just discovered that Vintage Model Company does all these old jet powered kits now! Laser cut of course, including my old KK Hawker Hunter. 👍

Denatured Alcohol by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Well, DID you ever?? Jetex ain't quite dead yet 😊 http://jetex.org/ Thinks .... maybe a Harpoon refit for my T45 😉😉 Now then let me see .. a little of my old nitro glow fuel .. some glycerine from the kitchen perhaps ? Micro GPS RX .. Hmmmmmm! 😉