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Trying to trace a boat by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
I've got one in the style of a "Cigarette" racer Twin screw detachable cabin for access . The legend on Tx is super at top and RC Speed Ability across bottom It's white with red and blue stripes. Nimh cells for everything. 40 ,3 Meg it I recall.👍 This may help although full scale. https://www.google.com/search?q=cigarette+racing+boats+for+s... I hope you have the time to look through All of them. Find one you like then see if someone does a kit /plan whatever. Good hunting.😁 PS Just thought ! have a look at Bang Good and Gear Best sites under speedboats etc.🤓

Mtronics W-tail marine mixer connections. by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Thanks John, so much to think about, I will have to do some more research, your set up looks good, my motor's are gear drive to the paddles. They run at the same speed on one or two ESC's. If I use two sticks on the tx for tank steering what happens with the rudder. Sorry for my ignorance, multi motor control is very new to me. I'm still learning, with the help of the this site and the knowledge that the members are willing to share with us. Cheers Colin.

Help with vintage rc. by DodgyGeezer Commander   Posted: 6 days ago
I wouldn't want to stop people running old kit - far from it! I have a single-channel 1962 Macgregor with a Kinematic which I use occasionally - when there's no other 27Mhz around. But you need to be aware of the issues. With this sort of kit (and even worse for valve systems) you will find that summer is for sailing, and winter is for repairing. Here is the start of a thread on RC Groups with myself and Taurus Flyer sorting out a capacitor problem on the TX - which meant reverse engineering both the Rx and TX.... https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2609824-Rever... One example of problems you may encounter is that the caps in old kit tend to die, particularly if the equipment has not been used for many years. Electrolytics, in particular, suffer. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrolytic_capacitor#Failure... You can sometimes reform the electrolytics by turning the TX and Rx on and leaving them powered up for a day or so. It's tricks like this that you need to be aware of if you are going to run vintage equipment....

Folding Bulwark????! by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
https://www.google.com/search?ei=xc9gXPmHL9Kf1fAPmr6I8Ag&q=+... If you click on this one when it comes up you will get an immediate pdf download of very interesting stuff. I hope this helps.👍🤓 This also may help. https://archive.org/stream/shipsboatstheir00blocgoog/shipsbo... style='background-color:yellow;'>txt It mentions folding bulwarks and their stowage.👍

Help to indentify this tug please by al2612 Petty Officer   Posted: 18 days ago
Gary - have now got some details it would seem the description for the pic on the IWM website is incorrect as it describes it as a Tid tug - hence my searches were revealing nothing also now EMP makes sense - will start looking for suitable drawings plans etc - Tx Alan

Aeronaut Pilot Boat by MouldBuilder Admiral   Posted: 18 days ago
Hi Ron. I have just fitted the rudders and controls last weekend. I have built almost the complete model but held off from fitting the deck until I had time to consider this problem. The best I could come up with was to reverse the control arms so that their screws fixing them to the rudders were accessible from the front after the deck had been fitted. Doing the linkages this way means that you have to bend the control arms to miss the strength rib in front of the rear skin and also you might have to reverse the servo travel direction on the Tx. I had to do this.😉 I have included a picture to show what I have done. It does not solve all of the problems but makes adjustment possible. I have also included a picture of the dual speed controller. I know you have solved this problem but I have tested this unit and it works very well. I hope this helps in some way. Peter.😊

Help to indentify this tug please by al2612 Petty Officer   Posted: 18 days ago
Was looking for a new project and came upon this pic of what looks possibly to be a WW2 Tid Tug - Armed ? No expert on web searching but seem to draw blanks as only I.D is the nameplate EMP.PAUL. Any sort of help gratefully received. Tx

Book on Sailing Barges by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Don't forget Mersey Nobbys https://www.google.com/search?q=River+Mersey+working+sailboa... style='background-color:yellow;'>tx=1&fir=fEOcJLd1Lxt5CM%253A%252CBPsj5bxGmE8CFM%252C_&usg=AI4_-kTWKzKjXGx4NwUO8KuLfZiPlmqi2g&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjkiuvBjvbfAhV8WhUIHXiCBskQ9QEwDHoECAMQDA#imgrc=fEOcJLd1Lxt5CM:👍

Rx-tx confusion by Lordgord Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Well, thankyou so much everyone, I am now surfing the recomended sites and will post my results when I get a sucessful resolution to this problem.

Rx-tx confusion by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Have a look at the Bang Good site they do DSMx/DSM2 compatible Rx s from a low as £3 odd.👍

Rx-tx confusion by jacko Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
did a quick on e-bay for spectrum dx6i receiver and prices start from £6.39 with free p+p worth a try ???

Rx-tx confusion by Joe727 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Lordgord, I understand the confusion as there is almost too much infor nation on the web, much of it is mis-leading. I have been using this technology for 12 years now and have owned and used at least 8 Spektrum receivers. Here's my take: 1. You need a DSM2 or DSMX Transmitter, that simple. 2. My first photo shows a Spektrum AR7000 RX in my tugboat. It's a nice RX, IS 7 channel with an addition satellite received. It's overkill for a boat that just needs a couple of channels and doesn't fall to earth in a failure. Originally purchased for an RC Airplane, it's pricey at $90 to $100 USD. OUCH. 3. Ti try the less expensive RX's available no, first I tried OrangeRX and bought 3, none of which ever worked, a problem with China's lack of quality control. 4. Recently p, I needed two more RXs for boat builds and read that LemonRX was doing pretty good. Last two photos are of the Lemon, model LM0034. They work great and bind very easy, best of all they are $16 USD ! www.lemon-rx.com 5. One caveat with the lemon, they come just as shown in photo....no documentation. You need to look up on the internet which port is which and how to bind. Took me about 10 minute, bu is something to consider if this is your first hookup. Knowing which set of prongs go to what channel is critical. Personally, In the future, I am going to buy more Lemons... Hope this helps, Ask any question that you may have, we are all hear to help each other. Cheers, Joe

Rx-tx confusion by DodgyGeezer Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
"....Am I expecting too much to get a definitive answer from the inter web?...." If you ask a system which has 3.25 billion people connected to it, you are unlikely to get just one answer... 😤

Rx-tx confusion by Dave J Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Had this info through google !!!! https://hobbyking.com/en_us/orangerx-r615x-dsm2-dsmx-compati... It seems from info gained thru OTHER REPUTABLE forums that this is the one everyone is using I do NOT use Spektrum and so can not verify if htis is correct but others seem to say so Dave

Rx-tx confusion by Lordgord Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Thanks dodgygeezer, having read all that thread I am even more uncertain as to which one to purchase. There is such a diversity of opinions out there. Am I expecting too much to get a definitive answer from the inter web? maybe I will have to get off my backside and visit a model shop🤔