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S 100 Schnellboot RC build by BW3 Petty Officer   Posted: 23 hours ago
I am doing a lot of reading of posts online many back when this kit was new to the market.... as to my motor choice I winged it as I am not sure of what the motor sizes list here (300,500... etc etc) but did read a rule of thumb in that props should be equal to or better yet less than the diameter of said motor , so with brut strength and ignorance I have 3 Hobbyking ST3007, 1100KV that and a goal of keeping it light , thou I think I have read that 3.3 kg was ideal for scale ?....Again a 90/90 build , having lost all feelings in both hands from spinal stenosis I must accept what I can do now to what I once did or able to do with just a little more effort... Thank You All for your posts and help , and posting of videos online they bring me great pleasure and enjoyment ....Thank You

Huntsman 31 by chwk7 Petty Officer   Posted: 27 days ago
Thought I should post proof of been a model boat builder after posting up photo's of the real thing. Scratch built running twin Irvins 61's with an engine sync system, 7 year build time as a house restoration got in the way! Chris

LCT548 by Bryan-the-pirate Commander   Posted: 29 days ago
That is an interesting photo Thanks for posting it.

First run for 2018 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 30 days ago
Lookin' good 👍 How about posting the video??? 😉

H.M.S. BRAVE BORDERER by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Thanks all for the responses. Donnieboy - have thought out the plumbing, which is simplified by using a cooling pump. See future episodes! Doug - appreciate the concern regarding the red ESC wires. Have been trying to understand the rationale behind that theory. If all ESCs share a common input voltage, i.e. from one battery, what would the connection of multiple red wires do? Can understand if there were several unique power sources, but that is not the case here. Perhaps with your electronics background you can explain. Colmar - Used the angle on the scale drawing. If it were good enough for Vosper, should be good enough for me! Think it close to 7 degrees anyway. Think short shafts with oilers should help. Have heard of bushings running dry and seizing with these high speed motors. The initial props are scale versions of the originals. Rather suspect they will not prove to be ideal. Have purchased some 2 blade racing style props for a future test. They have a much coarser pitch and are designed for high speed motors. Intend to use plastic props initially as they are cheap enough to experiment with. Perhaps others have a comments on the cavitation question?. Incidentally, this is my first high speed boat too, but there is much of information on both this web site and Model Boat Mayhem for guidance. Posting questions always generates useful information. Look widely though at all types of fast models, MTBs, RAF launches, E Boats etc. - it has all been done before!

JOYSWAY DRAGONFLITE 95 by terrymiff Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
I don't know how you guys feel about posting links to other forums (fora?). However, the rcgroups.com has a HUGE blog on the DF95. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2437398-Drago... The big plus is that being an American site it is all in (almost) English.

Newbie radio control question by ukengineman Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
At the time of posting the TGY-i6 AFHDS is available for £32.32 from the UK HobbyKing warehouse. Go to the hobbyking.com website and put 9114000020-0 into the search box. Their sale may be ending soon.

Newbie radio control question by teejay Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
ps I will be posting soon on the progress of the schenllboot which is the preparation for my dads boat D2764 an RAF Rttl

HMS HOOD by Trumpeter by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Peter, Re Link posting: Open the site you want to link, e.g. this one! https://model-boats.com/forum/building-related/38869?t=15218... Left click on the web address shown at the top so that it is highlighted, Press 'Ctrl' and 'C' together to copy the link, Go to your post and put the cursor where you want to add the link address, Press Ctrl and 'V' together to insert the link you just copied. Bon chance mon ami, 😎

The Lone Ranger Rides Again or Hull Finishing ;-)) by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
The blue you have used on her really looks great and the white upper sets it off. Love the decking as well. Are you going to put any pin striping down her sides. Look forward to seeing her finished and on the water. Will you be posting video of her running.

HMS HOOD by Trumpeter by Rookysailor Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Steve Many thanks for posting the ebay details for the HMS Hood wooden deck, have just ordered one myself, last one available they state. Totally agree with you, great price and looks good too, have also got the Bismark, had it for months now,but very little time to start it yet, got the deck from Australia, but cost more than this one. Please inform us when you get your deck, will do the same. Peter.

Education by Smiffy Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
And I have just remembered after posting the above that the waterline models were 1/1200 scale. I am sure I will be corrected in any case! What a strange thing the brain is.... Smiffy

another daft question by mturpin013 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Interesting article in Model Boats web site which mentions joggling, however I'm still none the wiser. http://www.modelboats.co.uk/forums/ style='background-color:yellow;'>postings.asp?th=119534 and in addition an interesting article on decking in the Titanic Research and Modeling Association web site. http://titanic-model.com/db/db-02/bruce-1-db-02.html after some more research I found this comment by Ian Gardner "I find, when joggling planks into the waterway or king plank, it is useful, if you have the facilities, to grind a chisel the width of the joggling to chop out the recess in the waterway. This is usually one third the width of the plank being used if memory serves. The chisel can be made from a an old needle file and hardened after grinding." and pictures of joggled joints It appears its cutting into the waterway or king plank. In a way you can see the reason its called joggling as it gives the same profile as in metal joggling eg "Z"

miskin clamps by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Alio, 'fraid you're out of luck! Unless you can find some on EBay. Miskin Models is no more 🤔 Defunkt in 2014. http://www.modelboats.co.uk/forums/ style='background-color:yellow;'>postings.asp?th=94125 Cheers Doug 😎

Graupner Elke HF 408 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Good stuff Allen👍 Look forward to the sea trial report; design speed etc. >>>>> odd that works but if you type 'less than' symbol it and everything after it vanish on posting! Weird 😲