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"smaragd" by Smaragd Lieutenant   Posted: 27 days ago
here my robbe smaragd in heavy wind conditions ! sails like a beauty 😁 for an old big lady !

IRC 88 stock maritime (robbe sirius) by Smaragd Lieutenant   Posted: 27 days ago
refitted Robbe Sirius IRC 88 (by stock maritime) completely new electronics and fittings, resprayed in 2k polyurethane topcoat

Moorcock by GeoffA Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 28 days ago
I bought the Moorcock from a fellow boater and decided to rebuild her as the Moorcock. The hull was stripped bare and the prop-shaft tube removed and completely remade with a new prop. The hull was then repainted and the life boat and davits added The superstructure was cleaned up and remade with a Robbe spring loaded grappling iron added to the rear deck.She is powered by a 24v scooted motor salvaged from a garbage bin and has 4 x 12v 7amh SLA's to provide power. She is a good strong vesel to sail and is often used as a recovery tug.

robbe smaragd by Smaragd Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 5/10] 55"/13000g robbe smaragd Powered by NiCad (6v) Batteries - Comments: A top sailboat from the Robbe collection, the big lady also referred to. adjusted sails to look more original and keel weight added to improve stablilty

Robbe Smaragd by Smaragd Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Here's my Robbe smaragd, its about 30 years old and recently I have refitted some electronics. sailwinch replaced for the genua fore sail. It just did not function very well. It sails like a beauty and very steady on coarse.

IRC 88 robbe sirius by Smaragd Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
here is my Robbe Sirius, the Stock maritime tuned version. I traded an iphone 5c for this model. it was in a used state without any working electronics. Completely removed all electronics, stickers and rigg and started with sanding. resprayed the hull in oyster 'pearl metalic' and started building up with new fittings , electronics etc Sails like a beauty !

Robbe Dusseldorf Fireboat by roncoish Apprentice   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi dperry285, I purchased the original Dusseldorf kit when made by Robbe approximately 10 years ago. It is still in the box unassembled. It came with black soft covered German instruction booklet (including photographs). Also enclosed was a similar booklet in French and English (photographs not included but numbered where they are meant to be). The French/English translation is 60 double sided pages. If this is what you need I would be happy to scan a pdf copy at no charge and email to you. Regards Ron

Cabin structure by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
It's coming along nicely! I remember when. I put together the Robbe Neptun. Some 30-35 years ago. The instruction where in German! I just went by the pictures which were few! Take your time!

White Star BB"570" by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Started on an easy build. A White Start from Billing Boats. As usually the build instruction is very basic, all is more ore less shown on the main drawing. I have skipped the original 3mm shaft and added a 4mm from Robbe incl. a 3 blade Graupner racing prop as used in my Classic. I'll be using a 1100KV Brushless motor with a 2S LiPo. The basic of the hull is now done.

Scale? by RobbieMcKennan Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
I have purchased a ROBBE 1:25 Working Fire Monitor to fit on my rebuild of a Keilcraft RAF Vosper Crash Tender. The plans for the boat state 3/4 to 1inch (1:16 scale). The ROBBE Fire Monitor was the closest size I could find, but when it arrived it appears to be grossly out of scale and looks far to big and out proportion to fit on my boat. Is it me or have ROBBE got the scale wrong. As an aside I am very disappointed with the poor quality of the monitor which does not match its £25 cost.

Robbe Smaragd by Rixs Apprentice   Posted: 2 months ago
I recently acquired a smaragd, that had largely been built, just some finishing off to do.

aeronaut classic by Tica Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
I have the following setup in my Classic: Graupner BL Compact 260Z 1380KV with a Graupner ESC 18A FWD and REV. The shaft is replaced with a Robbe 4mm (no 1442) as the one provided is a flimsy part that will not withstand the motor set-up. Prop is a 33mm Graupner racing item. It is running on LiPo 2S but if one need a rocket it can run on 3S. Great fun to build and performs great on the water

USS Coeur de Lion by rpbidgood Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
This ship was a lightship tender named "Coeur de Lion" that was armed and drafted into the Union during the civil war to counter blockade runners. This model is scratch built and is inspired by a paper model designed by Magnus Mörck. A sidewheel steamer equipped with the typical walking beam machinery, it was rebuilt to carry three guns. A line of iron plates along the gun wales added a measure of armoured protection. After the war it was returned to lightship service. On my model the paddles are independently driven, mainly because I have a Robbe Navy F14 transmitter with twin sticks. The walking beam is operated by a servo modified for continuous rotation. The original ship towed a barge that flew an observation balloon and could be described as the first 'aircraft carrier' the fifth picture shows the barge I have made - I hope one day to emulate the real thing by raising and lowering a suitable balloon. I have included some pictures of the rest of my paddle fleet.The 'Rachel Erin' is a freelance sternwheeler 'quarter wheeler' tug that uses a worm drive to the paddles. She does not steer well. The last ship is an enlarged version of Graham Goodchild's Santa Anna.

Nordea research by kevinsharpe Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi This could be the Robbe Nordenay. This was a research vessel which is well out of production but a nice and impressive work boat. If you google robbe Nordney you will see pictures of her. She was twin screw with a crane to lower a work boat. Regards Kevin

Boat shaft connectors (which stuffs to use and which is good) by DodgyGeezer Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
I'm not sure what you mean by 'earthquakes' - do you mean there was lots of vibration? The prop-shaft and the motor shaft should be aligned as precisely as you can manage. Though a universal joint will accept some misalignment, you should aim to get things so precise that there is no need for a joint! That tube looks rather thin. I use tube which is 10-12mm in OD, with about 3-4 mm thick walls. You are correct that I 'make the shafts larger' by putting little knurled knobs made from aluminium bar on them. If you do not have a lathe, you can buy similar couplings like this: