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Bertha by solo1274 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
[Score: 8/10] 45"/2800g Bertha Capable of 2mph and a runtime of 60mins Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries - Comments: Scratch built from Marine Modeller plans. One sail drum servo for the main and self tacking jib. A sail arm servo for the staysail and foresail. An extra servo to allow tension on the upper trisail. The bowsprit is an additional 10" on the overall length of the model. For RC sailing I have a 2.5kg detachable keel and rudder extesion ( shown in the photograph). All the deck winches are built from old clock parts. The lee boards are also functional and work in conjunction with the forward head sails and the sailarm servo. For transportation the top mast can be lowered and the bowsprit raised.

porthole window glazing by Trillium Commander   Posted: 25 days ago
Try Deluxe Materials R/C Modellers Craft Glue. Another option is to use K&S Materials clear PETG sheet. That's not affected by superglue. Roy

cabin cruiser by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 29 days ago
Hi aeromodeller Welcome to the site. Sounds like a good project. Delaminated wood is not good so I hope your glue and clamps will fix the problem. Is the hull painted? It is usually best to strip back to the wood and cover with cloth and resin all over plus more resin on the inside to keep the water away from the wood. With your timescale this may not be an option, but you could possibly tissue cover the hull with sanding sealer/dope then repaint. Even a coat of dope on the inside will help. You will need a brushless ESC with reverse. If the propshaft is damaged or you can feel play in the bearings it may need replacing or new bearings fitted to the proptube. The rudder will need a servo and you should be good to go. Not sure of the price of crystals but you can buy 2.4Ghz cheap combo set for about £20 and even the short range will not be a problem for a model boat. A pic will allow more specific support for the model Dave

cabin cruiser by aeromodeller Petty Officer   Posted: 29 days ago
This lady in church asked me if I could finish her dad,s boat, as am a aeromodeller thought I would have a go, having a spare skysport transmitter ,servos and things etc but when she brought it in was surprised how big it was. So first thing I was make a stand.that was a year ago now she says can you do it for this May. So the heat is on put it in my bath to see if its watertight ,there was some water in the forepeak area and the keel ply is split so intend to glue and clamp it . next job is the powertrain and control I have a skysport 4 40megahertz need a receiver for same a speed control, have brushed motor 5cm x35mm also need cristals for the radio gear , do have some servos if needed, any help and advice Thanks

Severn 1/12 scale by Slickdick Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi from a desperate new modeller i need help i have bought a speedline severn 1/12 scale lifeboat there is little to no instructions with the kit if anyone out there has experience with this model i would really appreciate your help. Keith

Planking the Hull by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Thanks for the update Kevin Descriptions with pics help new and aspiring modellers to perhaps start building. Our members have a wealth of information and are very good at providing solutions or help. Dave

Canada 150 year celebration by GARTH Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Confederation marine modellers will be hosting a display & model boat pool for Canada's 150 birthday here at Hamilton's Steam & Technology Museum . The museum has a working walking beam pump , live model steam engine rides , mecano displays

Web Site address change. by GARTH Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Our club has change our web site address to www.confederationmarinemodellers.ca it's ca not com . The new web site is a go daddy generated site that easier to navigate now

web site by captaindoug1 Recruit   Posted: 1 month ago
the web site should be www.confederationmarinemodellers.ca not .com

Web Site Funding by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Allen R As far as I am aware there is no target for donations. Membership is and always has been free. Our membership has always grown steadily and the wealth of free advice and expertise is a credit to all members who donate their time to help fellow modellers. Whilst I am sure Stephen is happy to accept donations to help fund the costs this is voluntary and targets, to me anyway, suggests otherwise. Dave

KLIMEK II by watson220 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
It's not a classic kit from a reputable manufacturer produces a fellow marine modeller.

DAMEN STAN 4207 by Trillium Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
Great to see a model of a very modern vessel; as you say the type has been used by many countries so there's lots of scope for variations by other modellers. It's looking good.

Universal Model Show by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
The South Cheshire Militaire Show, now moved to a new venue. There are also Model Boats on display as well as a good selection of Traders for all modellers

Skeg on King Fisher by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Grandpa Looking at the latest photos suggests the shaft and keel will be secure and if the prop is clearing the hull then the shaft may be long enough. You may need to add an extended coupling to allow for the motor. As I mentioned it would be a good idea to fit the motor, coupling shaft and prop now to make sure it all fits nice and square and runs freely. Don't forget you must have thrust washers at either end of the propshaft together with a locknut for both the coupling and prop.😁 I am in the Crewe club and Mark I believe sails with Etherow. We are both North West clubs so a few hundred miles from Canterbury. Good to hear you have a local modellers Club. Good building Dave

Website upgrade coming soon! by onetenor Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Thanks FB .I thought it might be a good Idea as modration seems t o work put OK on the Aeromodeller site.People can be banned. However we will have to accept your decision and good luck with the transition.