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2 motors 1 esc by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Sonar, Why not try two Mtroniks Viper Marine ESC! http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/aca talog/mtroniks-viper25.html Or http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/aca talog/electronize-FR30HX.html Both ESC's Available from Cornwall Model Boats, Just an idea Ed

How many is to Many by sonar Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
I just have to ask this question. How many model boats do you have working. How many under construction. And how many set aside for later builds. And I guess how many that will never get built..

Dr. Ing. Sander by Inkoust Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
The German model of fire boats. Hull with plankováním-wood, fiberglass superstructure. Drive 2 pieces motru 400 with gear ratio 1: 3, used customized truck from washer pump and powered by the 400 system. Complete illuminated flagpole, lights, cabin space and marker lights. Lifting the fire escape personally manufactured servo. Two functional water cannons. Batteries 2 pcs NiCd 3000 mA

HYDROGRAF by Inkoust Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Wooden structure model fishing boats. Was done on his knee at home in the kitchen from the remnants of plywood, balsa etc. Motor 1 pc 600 with water cooling, 1pc battery NiCd 3000 mA. Excellent handling characteristics. Even though it was not good at handling the water looks great.

Streamlinia by ronrees Petty Officer   Posted: 7 days ago
[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!

Rhonnda by ronrees Petty Officer   Posted: 7 days ago
[Score: 10/10] 34" Rhonnda Capable of 6mph and a runtime of 120mins Belt to a Turnigy 2830. (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Alex Engel Sub Commander 30 amp ESC - Comments: Own Design of 1909 Bristol Tug, Semi scale. Build using Foam and nylon stockings. Featured in Model Boats Mag March and April 2017. PlanFeature.

Build Update by Pav403 Commander   Posted: 8 days ago
Hello all, Hope you are well? It's taken a while to get to where I am but I can start to see some real progress. I've managed to get the main superstructure complete, they are at a stage where they could be connected to the deck if it was ready. The Hull is now covered in a layer of Balsa, it does now need a lot of rubbing down so I can then look at applying a layer of fiberglass. I've not ordered this yet but I have seen it advertised at Cornwall Model Boats. If anyone has any suggestions on how to fiberglass I'm happy to hear any advise as this will be my 1st time. Good luck with your builds Regards Dave

raf crash tender 3ft by georgeo5664 Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
thank you all for your help i went on to Cornwall model boats and I couldn't find them but with help from vosper i have now ordered them and yes it is 1/16th scale i think i now have everything I need to complete it😆

raf crash tender 3ft by vosper Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi, try Cornwall model Boats, they are an excellent company to deal with. http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/aca talog/becc_fire_tender.html

clyde puffer by jtdavid Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
[Score: 10/10] 15" clyde puffer Capable of 11mph Single Propellor (3 Blade 25mm) Direct Drive to a mfa 380 7.2 v (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through import from hong kong ESC - Comments: this little boat is the best I have ever made. I now have 3 and started no 4. they are named after my grand children. they love to sail them as they are so manoverable they do any thing you want. any body wanting a simple build this is the one. I have built them all from off cuts of timber. the plan is from radio controlled modelboats 1985

River Tug Boat For Sale by Dainesh Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 12 days ago
This is a nice little boat. Originally this is a boat for the Danube, but I built it in the UK, so it became a hybrid model because of the British flag 😁 It is for sale, I need some space for my new boats🤓

KuK TB IV by Dainesh Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
[Score: 10/10] - Comments: Kaiserlich und Königlich (KuK) TB IV Recently built scale model boat (1:50). It is a fine art work. Length: 884mm Beam: 95mm One 3 blade propeller. Main armament: 2 45cm torpedo tubes, 2 4.7cm/L44 Skoda rapid firer. Crew: 20 people Speed:27.5 knots In 1905 the Austrian Naval Technical Committee presented three different designs for a 110t coastal torpedo-boat, mainly differing in the propulsion system (VTE or turbines). Having insufficient experience with turbines, a final VTE-propelled design with oil-firing was presented in 1907. To compare it with foreign technology, Krupp, Schichau and Yarrow were asked for competitive designs, all of which turned out to be inferior. Initially STT was ordered to build 8 such boats, but this was reduced to 6, because Danubius had to participate. When the older torpedo-boats lost their names in 1910 in favour of arable numbers, these units became in consequence Tb 1-Tb 6. The boats were surprisingly seaworthy up to sea state 5-6, and during the war they saw active service on escort, minesweeping and anti-submarine dunes.

Austro-Hungarian Topeedo Boat by Dainesh Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
Kaiserlich und Königlich (KuK) TB IV Recently built scale model boat (1:50). It is a fine art work. Length: 884mm Beam: 95mm One 3 blade propeller. Main armament: 2 45cm torpedo tubes, 2 4.7cm/L44 Skoda rapid firer. Crew: 20 people Speed:27.5 knots In 1905 the Austrian Naval Technical Committee presented three different designs for a 110t coastal torpedo-boat, mainly differing in the propulsion system (VTE or turbines). Having insufficient experience with turbines, a final VTE-propelled design with oil-firing was presented in 1907. To compare it with foreign technology, Krupp, Schichau and Yarrow were asked for competitive designs, all of which turned out to be inferior. Initially STT was ordered to build 8 such boats, but this was reduced to 6, because Danubius had to participate. When the older torpedo-boats lost their names in 1910 in favour of arable numbers, these units became in consequence Tb 1-Tb 6. The boats were surprisingly seaworthy up to sea state 5-6, and during the war they saw active service on escort, minesweeping and anti-submarine dunes.

The deck anti-slip finish. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
The original Vosper drawings state that the deck was finished in a special anti-slip finish called ‘Cerrux’ and according to some well-respected contributors to this site the best way to achieve this finish is to apply a coat of a textured paint on the areas required and then overspray with the desired finish colour. Others have used a Rustoleum product but that proved difficult to obtain but I found a product from Halfords that looked promising. As always I did a test piece using this to see what the results would be like and after the finish colour was applied the effect looked very consistent in texture. At model shows I had previously seen some lifeboat decks that had been ‘texture finished’ and noted that non-textured areas had been carefully masked off. This seems like a great idea and would serve to emphasise the textured effect and also to distinguish it from a very bad spray job! I applied a low tack masking tape to the deck areas and features where I wanted a smooth finish and very carefully trimmed the tape to leave a narrow border, I also masked the positions of the metal deck fittings. Everything else was masked off and the textured spray applied in two very light coats and left to dry. When the masking was removed it revealed a very neat defined border around the foot rails, cabin sides and deck fittings. The deck and cabin sides will be over-sprayed with a couple of light coats of the ‘BS631 RAF Light Grey’ that I have had custom mixed and will be, hopefully, accurate to the prototype. 😁

Arrival of new Crew by Alex Seaman   Posted: 14 days ago
You got these crew from Cornwall Model Boats? Can you post a link? Finding crew figures in North America is impossible🤔