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Building base boards. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Granpa, that's a 'skirting board' in UK! 😉 Colin means a Building board. Like your own model slipway. Though I'm not sure what is to be adjustable!? 😲 Cheers Doug 😎

Enterprize by robtroi Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
[Score: 8/10] Single Propellor Direct Drive Powered by NiCad (7.2v) Batteries - Comments: This is a model slipway club 500 boat

Propulsion Hegi Revell Fairplay V tug model by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Radiosailor I was not familiar with the model so have just searched. The Tug forum has an article by a member who did some mods. If you register you can see the pics and ask for advice. Regarding fixed or steerable nozzles they both work better than a standard prop. For maximum effect the steerable works best and this will certainly be the case with a single prop. I have had both types on tugs but mine were twin screw and I could turn both on the spot with independent motor control. From the motors you have I suspect the Xdrive 555 may have the best torque which as Doug said is best for Tugs. There are several suppliers but without knowing any measurements it's difficult to point you to a specific site. It should make into a nice model and will certainly look the part on the water. If you look on Model Slipiway's web site http://www. style='background-color:yellow;'> they have a kit Al Khubar and AZIZ which are twin Kort. There are links to build blogs for the AZIZ which may be useful. Model Boats and MMI also had featured articles on builds for Al Khubar.

Al Khubar 2 by Welshsailor Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 28"/10000g Al Khubar 2 Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 120mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 50mm) Geared to a Torpedo 500 (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 7Amp/h Batteries - Comments: This is a Model Slipway kit of a series of 3 tugs built in 1976. In 1977 she struck a submerged object and sank but was subsequently salvaged. Last known Lloyds record was in 2002 being operated by Grandi Lavori – Fincosit S.p.a. Genova. Al Khubar 1 was destroyed in 1990 in the Iraq/Kuwait conflict. Al Khubar 3 is still operating, having been convered to tug/dredger working under the name of Flat Holm.

1/20th scale Patrol boat by rossiter Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
I have recently bought an old Model Slipway, 1/20th Vosper Kawkab class patrol boat, and I've been trying to find suitable figures to fit without success, I assume they should be approx 80-90mm. Any ideas please? Thanks in advance.

Tamar motor help by alan50 Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi all Just got around to start building a Modelslipway 1/16 Tamar . This being my first model boat and RC I am at a loss to what motors to fit . I would prefer to install conventional brushed motors ,but the ones recommended a few years ago 600 eco are no longer available Would be grateful for any proven recommendations ,or any easy setup using brushless without cooling . Trying to keep it simple and not too expensive Thanks in advance for any comments .

Deceased members fleet No4 by kmbcsecretary Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
Here we have the model slipway Maggie M again finished to a high standard looking for offers around £300 please PM me for more info and contact details

Deceased members fleet No2 by kmbcsecretary Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
Here we have the model slipway Conserver again finished to a high standard looking for offers around £225 please Pm me if would like further info or contact details

Trent kit by Arun Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
Unmade model lifeboat kit of a Model Slipway 1:16 Trent kit,this kit is still new in box,untouched £350 (07753 25564) collection only from lincolnshire,text me ( I work nights and I might be driving)

Model slipway tsekoa 2 by Inkoust Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
Hat down, one of the nice pieces. Beautiful work and great details. 👍👍👍😲

Model slipway tsekoa 2 by ferryman Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
working bow thruster twin T4 motors Mtronics speed controllers Requires batteries and radio gear Space required at home. £300 (Plymouth area) Collection only preferred. SOLD

M.V. Conserver by Welshsailor Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 29"/5000g M.V. Conserver Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 120mins Single Propellor (4 Blade 45mm) Direct Drive to a Electronize 545-12 (4 Blade) Powered by NiMH (6v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Mtroniks Viper 15 ESC - Comments: Model Slipway kit of a full size buoy maintenance/survey vessel still working out of Leith harbour, Edinburgh. Maiden voyage took place a week ago, it still needs work to finish it. It performed really well with a very tight turning circle. Further testing shows a more realistic speed using a 6volt power source instead of the original 7.2volts.

Damen Stan 4207 by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Decided to advance LI-PO plans and try a 4S 4000mAh pack. This weight of this pack reduced overall model weight by 8 oz, so it is now 9.6 lbs, close to the original target. Was also to slide the pack further sternwards until it touched the inner face of the RIB slipway, about 2.5” from the stern. The effect on the waterline was limited; the model now sits slightly higher with the waterline remaining level. Slowly increased the speed of the motors to assess the LI-PO performance. There was a significant improvement. There is no need to use “ full” power as it probably exceeds max scale speed. As the model accelerates the bow lifts exposing an area of the red bottom paint. The wake streams down the side of the vessel and curls off the spray rails. She looks very realistic. The attached picture is at part speed. The model is totally controllable, the influence of the centre fins is noticeable as the heeling is not pronounced unless extreme manoeuvring is tried. After 90 minutes of use decided all original objectives for the model are now accomplished. She looks and performs well. The next task is to tidy up the temporary wiring and fit the LI-PO properly. Will also have to re-route more accessories through the voltage reducer fitted for the bow thruster so the LED lights are not overpowered. Have also bought a small r/c controlled child’s jet ski toy with the intention is using the drive and control system in the RIB. It will require much mutilation of both the jet ski and the RIB to work them in together, but think it can be achieved. My next blog will tell.

Motor suppression by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi all, have just finished testing the Caroline. Dry weight including battery was 13.2 Kilos. placed in paddling pool and she sits nice and level, I attached a set of fishing scales to the transome and tethered them to bench at end of pool. Slowly increased power and at full throttle gave a reading of 7kgs on the scale, at half throttle still showed 5kgs and water was lifting over poolside. Although pool is only 1ft longer than boat enough power to lift bow, in fact she tried to climb out. So well pleased with results👍. Battery lasted 1.25 hours at half throttle. So looking forward to her maiden voyage on Worcester Model Boat club open day, I feel like a 5 year old looking forward to xmas😊. My son is going to help me on the day as she's such a big lump, should realy have a slipway launch. Hope some of you will be there to watch. Going shopping now, fire boat needs a new battery for fire fighting pump. Best wishes Colin. (photo WITH BLUE BACKGROUND was before refurb)

Wanted 1/16 Model Slipway Tamar Kit by Helineil Petty Officer   Posted: 9 months ago
Hi Alan. I am building a model slipway tamar at the moment,I have completed all the main construction. There are one or two things you need to look at and study before assembly so if you decide to purchase a kit mail me and I will help in any way I can with the things that I found during my build.