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Just getting started by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 day ago
Hi Ron, welcome to the world of model ship nuts! 😉 Have a look at this video showing the basic tool set for modelling to get you started. or here Various saws and chisels will also be needed for the woodwork! A mini plane and electric sander also save a lot of elbow grease. A good selection of abrasives, from 80 to 600 grit will also be needed to finish the wood surfaces for painting / varnishing. We'll get on to surface coatings later when you've got something to coat! Good luck, look forward to your build blog. What ship are you tackling? Cheers Doug😎

HMS HOOD by Trumpeter by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Steve, I know your going to have a good time putting her together. Don't forget to document it with pictures. And a video give or take 1 to 2 yrs from know! Ed PS. If I get another boat. I think the wife will kick me out! I showed her a picture of the HMS HOOD. she loved it until I asked won't to get one!

Solent RC Model Boat Club at South West Model Show by Donnieboy Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
Great detail on all the models.Now I know what can be done.All it takes is a lot of patience.Enjoy seeing what other modellers have achieved.Really enjoyed the video.

Solent RC Model Boat Club at South West Model Show by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Very nice video thanks for sharing!

Formers in-planking starts! by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
I mostly use Aliphatic PVA in my aircraft builds. Was watching a video on youtube of an aeromodellers channel I subscribe too and he swears by 502! bought 500ml for just over £3 at tool station!

Too Powerful Brushless ? by BOATSHED Admiral   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi Graham, As DaveM says, he has worded it much better than I did. Hope it works out for you this time. Happy Boating. love to see some video of her on water once you have sorted her out.

Flyer 15, racing hydroplane by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 10 days ago
Very elegant looking model! Don't forget to post a video of her on the water!

Help needed, running sheet to main by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 10 days ago
Hi Ron Your sail boat looks very good! Can't wait to see the video!

Hovercraft by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 11 days ago
Looks a nice size rescue hovercraft. Thanks for sharing the video. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Too Powerful Brushless ? by reilly4 Commander   Posted: 17 days ago
Thanks Dave, Eventually we will have put together a body of knowledge that model boat builders can use with some certainty. At present the information is sketchy, hard to find and sometimes ambiguous. The motor designers and manufacturers have not been very helpful. For my La Combattante iii missile boat I used two Hobbyking Keda 720kV motors rated at 215 Watts and 19.3amps max. They were the first brushless motors I tried. I was not sure how many amps they would draw, so I connected an ammeter and fitted my video camera so it read the amps whilst operating. At full speed they used only 8 amps each. Each of the batteries is from 12V made from 9 x NiMH 9Ah D Cells. I easily get over an hour run time at good speed. The boat is 1605mm long so not small. This information may help someone.

Too Powerful Brushless ? by reilly4 Commander   Posted: 18 days ago
I get my Raboesch propellers from Cornwall model boats - and I am in Australia. It would be very interesting if there was a video made at the start of this post. How many Watts of power is that motor producing. That is the question I would have asked at the time.

SG&K gentlemans runabout by BigAlio Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Just about to start build of SG&K gentlemans runabout came across interesting video on youtube :northwest profiles passion for the past-stancraft. Stancraft still building boat by hand torpedo type boat given me some good inspiration for the finish.

Shroud to Turnbuckle by ads90 Commander   Posted: 19 days ago
That is a neat little tool. I see in the video that he was using a soft wire and assume when using a bit of stainless wire for the hook end of the turnbuckle you will need to put the tool in a vice -my fingers are not that strong.

upgrading Turnigy i6 to 10 channels by octman Captain   Posted: 19 days ago
Hello again, sorry not been able to reply to the last few posts. I did the upgrade before I had ever done the binding. As I said, the display screen that shows bars moving in relation to the stick and switch movement shows all 10 channels, as opposed to it's original display of only 6, but using the switches, which I have allocated to the new channels, causes no reaction whatsoever. I bound the receiver(10 channel) and a servo plugged into each channel in turn only reacted to channels 1 to 6. I have followed the various YouTube videos, (some are better than others), and cannot see that I have done anything wrong, but I will have another go in a day or two. Fingers crossed, or stick with 6 channels. Chris

International Model Boat Show [UltraHD / 4K] by Dom of Essential RC Captain   Posted: 20 days ago
A tour around the many club stands at the International Model Boat Show. Full playlist of videos from the event here,