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Dumas USS Crockett by Joburg-sailor Petty Officer   Posted: 3 hours ago
Ooops, apologies Dumas USS Crockett, my video post ended up on yr site..should have been on SA Valour Class Frigate.

Dumas USS Crockett by Joburg-sailor Petty Officer   Posted: 15 hours ago
Hope this works as I can't figure out how to post a video! Click on the media file and then on the download button. The file should then appear at the bottom of your screen. Spioenkop is officially a MEKO 200SAN class Frigate. I duplicated the unusual drive used in these boats in that they have CODAG-WARP; COmbined Diesel And Gas turbine - Waterjet And Refined Propellers. I have the main props motors and the jet drive on separate channels. The video clip shows the first test of this layout with the jet drive coming in after about 4sec of video and is switched off just before the end of the video. I was just so delighted that my system worked that I unashamedly ran it madly over-scale speed on this first outing....sorry!!

Mahogany in Scale by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 hours ago
Gents, just put the Sea Hornet in the build blog section, but whether it gets seen or not, I don't know. If the IC engine is an easy runner, Colin, run it on a water where the turds can't stop you. A navigable river or canal or just run the bugger till someone can prove (PROVE, mind) that you can't. Then just run it till the fuel runs out, reluctantly apologise and leave. BTW, I won't be showing video of this as I have no mobile phone beyond an emergency one that don't do pictures of any kind. I have a video camera somewhere that has dead batteries and a power pack, but where I sail there ain't no power! Doug, would the ED aerial be more like 27 meg if it was 6 foot long? I think it gets damned close to his ceiling if you try to put it up at home. So, chaps, Sea Hornet/Chris-Craft Special Runabout over on the Build blog section ifn you'm interested. Cheers, Martin

Park lakes by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
No great shakes Neville, I just Googled 'Peasholm Park Scarborough UK', where I found the videos, as You Tube links. Followed the links and then just copied the You Tube Web addresses into the post. No rocket science! Happy viewing and reminiscing👍 Odd, in the 50s and early 60s we lived in North Lincolnshire and occasionally went to Scarborough but I never heard of Peasholm Park or the naval battles, Shame 🤔 Cheers, Doug 😎

Park lakes by NPJ Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Well that brought back memories from 50 years ago............. Typically Doug could do it and I could not get the videos up! Cheers all. NPJ

Park lakes by NPJ Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
I have tried putting some video through to no avail. Put Peasholm Park Scarborough UK and there are three videos. Cheers all. NPJ

Park lakes by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
Bit of trek from Munich as well🤔 Would love to see pics and video Neville👍 Ciao, Doug 😎

SA Valour Class Frigate by Joburg-sailor Petty Officer   Posted: 7 days ago
Wish I had caught up with you earlier Doug as your input re the MEKO 200 SAN would have been of great help. Fortunately (also late in the build) I found a long lost 2nd cousin (twice removed!) who served onboard the Spioenkop on her delivery voyage in 2005 and got some good stuff from him. Also found a clip on Facebook that provided detail that I had missed. Watch the interest of the bridge officers as they notice the drone filming them! style='background-color:yellow;'>videos/vb.100001251523644/1649460131772355/?type=2&video_source=user_video_tab Currently the hangar door and chopper movement is not connected to anything...just demonstrated by putting then in contact with a battery individually. I have a spare channel on the stick and also the on/off switch used for model aircraft engine/power cut that I use on my Corvette model for the smoke generator. The sequence I would like to achieve is 1. Activate (power on) door opens. 2. Door reaches stop ...microswitch/ (stays fully open) 3. Chopper movement switch on 4. Chopper clears hangar and reaches stop on helipad. 5. If pos, close sequence in reverse of above. Reilly4 I can let you have a short video but I need some help as to how I place a video on the website. Some more pics taken during the build process attached just FYI.

engine by hammer Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
I have engine running at last. but still wants fine tuning. Video soon.

SA Valour Class Frigate by reilly4 Admiral   Posted: 7 days ago
A short video on the helicopter and hangar movements would be nice to see.

Seat Trials and mods. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
It’s been a while since the boat had it’s maiden voyage on the lake at St. Albans and I’m pleased to report that it looks really good in the water and goes like stink if you open up the throttle. Sadly I still don’t have any decent video of the boat yet as I can’t film and drive the thing at the same time, but I do have some static wide shots from my GoPro. When I do the video I’ll ask a cameraman mate to do the honours, maybe I’ll put the GoPro on the bow and then the stern to get some low action shots…the storyboard is already building in my head!! These early runs were great as they showed up some minor problems that needed attending to. I found that it needed ballasting slightly as it was not sitting on the waterline evenly from side to side so I flattened out some old lead water pipe and cut it into small sections so that I could add ballast incrementally. I did this in the ‘domestic test tank’ and once I was happy the lead pieces were fixed in place inside the hull with some super strong double sided tape. The ESC needed a little programming adjustment because I had forgotten to set the low battery level point to ‘off’ as I am using NiMh batteries and not LiPo’s , that was the cause of the short initial run time on the first outing…..DOH !! The batteries are now held in place by Velcro straps on some bearers that I added, otherwise a battery change involved cutting cable ties and replacing them at the lakeside…not very practical. The volt/amp/watt meter is also now on a proper bracket so that the display is more readable. I have also changed the charging connection from the nasty Tamiya connector to a nice little panel mount XT 60 connector that HobbyKing sell, it comes with a handy blanking plug that I have drilled for a retaining cord. I have also finally got around to upgrading the firmware on my Turnigy i6 radio to the 10 channel version so that I can assign the lighting to the switches properly and have the rotation of the searchlight on one of the two rotary knobs. I can use the old 6 channel RX in the new boat….blog coming soon.

At Last The Sea Trials!! Munich 25.05.18. by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 16 days ago
She seems to run fine on a left turn, but seems to dig in on turning right. I noticed it on 2 of the videos.

For PTB Fans ;-) by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
PT Boat 658 - A Functional, Restored Higgins PT Boat http:// style='background-color:yellow;'>

Video by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
Hi Mike, put it on Youtube and post the link. Cheers, Doug

Video by Mikep Lieutenant   Posted: 18 days ago
Would like to post video but having trouble. I have the video in my picture album but can not attach it to the site my photos work fine any suggestions? Mike