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Newbie radio control question by teejay Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 hours ago
Ps It is my understanding that the term E-boat was the allied ID for the s boots much the same as the Russian TU 95 is known the bear

Newbie radio control question by teejay Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 hours ago
Hi RNinMunich I am building the 1-35 scale schenllboot from Italeri as the design was use for the RAF RttLs which were built in Germany in the 1950s my father was RT operator on D2763 &4 they were only in service for 5years , I did a post on the project about this time last year ,and since the tax man has returned my pension money I am now in a position to proceed , I am at the stage where the kit decks are complete and I have done the rudders and I am working on the tillers,( for s boot)and since I have been able to re equip my workshop / garage I will be starting the D boat, and thanks to ukengineman for the info on the TGY-i6, I expect I will be asking more advice in the near future.

Newbie radio control question by ukengineman Petty Officer   Posted: 5 hours ago
At the time of posting the TGY-i6 AFHDS is available for £32.32 from the UK HobbyKing warehouse. Go to the website and put 9114000020-0 into the search box. Their sale may be ending soon.

Newbie radio control question by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 hours ago
Hi teejay, which Schnellboot are you building? The S-100? They were generally known in England as E-Boats. I have the Revell 1/72 kit, vid on this link shows what some guys can do with it! 😎

Newbie radio control question by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 hours ago
Hi All, don't sweat about mode 1 or 2, you can easily reprogramme any stick or switch or pot to do whatever you want on any RX channel you want!👍 If you want the ratchet throttle stick on the right hand side just swap the sticks over! There are instructions in the manual and demos on U-tube. I have one, a re-branded German version which they call 'Reely HT-6', and spent an entertaining evening chucking out all the fixed wing and heli presets. Attached is the excellent 68 page English User / Programming manual I got with it. It has no Chin-english gobbledygook in it 😉 I reprogrammed mine for various boats and a Sub no problems. A Good Buy, Cheers Doug 😎 PS I program my sets always for right stick rudder and throttle, leaves the left hand free for any 'special effects', or the Bierkrug 😉 - I sail here on a lake in a Biergarten 😁

Newbie radio control question by teejay Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 hours 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

Newbie radio control question by teejay Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 hours ago
just the post I have waiting I am just about ready to start thinking about the radio setup form my schenllboot I think this post has answered my question ,but who is selling it for the price mentioned

Newbie radio control question by ukengineman Petty Officer   Posted: 9 hours ago
The TGY-i6 AFHDS is an excellent radio and at the moment is on offer at £32.32, an almost unbelievable price for a decent 6 Chan radio. Unless you are left handed you will want a mode 2 radio which will give you steering on the right (with sprung centering) and throttle on the left (stick stays where you left it).

Newbie radio control question by GerryD Seaman   Posted: 12 hours ago
Thanks for the quick responses. Gerry

Newbie radio control question by dragon Captain   Posted: 12 hours ago
Yes there ok friend of mine has one and is very pleased mode 1 or 2 are the throttle control 2 is left 1 is right

Newbie radio control question by Helineil Petty Officer   Posted: 12 hours ago
Hi Gerry. Mode1 generaly means rudder on left stick, throttle on right. Mode2 throttle on left stick, rudder on right, that’show I have always understood. Hope this help Neil.

Newbie radio control question by GerryD Seaman   Posted: 13 hours ago
I need to get a new radio that I can potentially use on a variety of boats. I have been looking at this: Turnigy TGY-i6 AFHDS Transmitter and 6CH Receiver (Mode 2) from Hobby King. Is it any good? And what is the difference between Mode 1 and Mode 2?

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 day ago
Hi Doug, Here is the coded message that Steve's ship send of using flash Morse "#T#TTT ##EE 5#E ##E #TG## # 7# S". This is all it says. I'm an amateur radio operator...

1960S Taycol electric motor by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
Hi CB, Re 'Faraday Cage: I see what you're getting at, of course you are correct that a sealed and grounded metal box would shield the surroundings from spark generated RFI. The 'box' would need to be 'hermetically and electrically sealed', not easy with prop shaft an' all. One hole is enough and Whoops, all those nasty waves have escaped😡. But actually a Faraday Cage works the other way round! It's purpose is to protect people and 'things' inside the cage from outside influences such as high voltage discharge (e.g. lightning) or unwanted radio or other high energy waves by conducting them around the outer skin of the cage to ground. I sat in one during my years of development of mobile radio systems to try to make sure that my test measurements weren't being falsified by external influences. I also didn't want to ruin the tests and alignments my 'bods' were doing on the current production equipment just outside😉 I also had the pleasure 🤔 about 30 years ago of standing inside one at the Deutsches Museum while about a million volts was fired at it! Hair raising😲 but I'm still here to tell the tale😊 and bore the pants off you all😁 Happy suppressing all, cheers Doug 😎

Up Grade NDQ speed boat by CB90 Lieutenant   Posted: 13 days ago
This is not a build but a modification of a cheap Chinese boat just for fun, I got a bit bored of scratch building projects as they take so long especially as I am not retired yet. The NDQ 757 Coastal Brother 1:25 Radio Controlled Racing Power Boat cost about £25 from Amazon. These boats have a basic 27mhz radio and two 380 type motors which have forward and reverse and you steer by powering one motor or both for straight ahead. I bought two of these boats as they are light and about 24 in long, one to convert/upgrade radio, esc and brushed motors the second was to upgrade radio, esc for brushless motors. The brushed motor version I put in two higher rated motors (390) with cooling fans built in, but same motor diameter but longer body I had to modify the mounts, kept same couplings and shaft/propellers. I did remove trim tabs (fixed) and replaced the straight running adjuster for a racing rudder. The brushless version is the same but has brushless motors 2x 2845 2600KV sensor less Specifications: KV(RPM/Volt): 2600KV RPM: 50000 Max Current: 42A