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Dremel Battery Pack! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 17 hours ago
Good luck on the sea trails!👍 Can't wait to see the video.... Yes, will definitely mind my fingers!

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 hours ago
Hope you can soon 'get steam up' again Ron.👍 Can't wait for the sailing video!! 😁 All the best, cheers Doug 😎

S 100 Schnellboot RC build by BW3 Petty Officer   Posted: 23 hours ago
I am doing a lot of reading of posts online many back when this kit was new to the market.... as to my motor choice I winged it as I am not sure of what the motor sizes list here (300,500... etc etc) but did read a rule of thumb in that props should be equal to or better yet less than the diameter of said motor , so with brut strength and ignorance I have 3 Hobbyking ST3007, 1100KV that and a goal of keeping it light , thou I think I have read that 3.3 kg was ideal for scale ?....Again a 90/90 build , having lost all feelings in both hands from spinal stenosis I must accept what I can do now to what I once did or able to do with just a little more effort... Thank You All for your posts and help , and posting of videos online they bring me great pleasure and enjoyment ....Thank You

getting a bit slow?... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Good ol' Martin, you haven't changed a bit have you? But then why should we at our age? Just as forth(or fifth?)right as ever😉 Was mildly surprised to see you pop up again a year after you so explicitly and expressively announced your departure! Getting bored? What might seem "utterly stupid and pointless" to you, as a lifetime professional model builder, is a very satisfying and maybe only possible way for many of us to enjoy this hobby. Is it really necessary to denigrate kit builders in this insulting manner? Some of us do a mixture of scratch and kit building, sometimes for the fun of building, sometimes for convenience / speed, as a a fill-in JFF job during a bigger build project, or because the scale is smaller than the 'small scale' of 1/48th you mention. I.e. working models at 1:350 or 1:400. Even then we fiddle about with embellishments such as photo etch, which itself demands certain skills. Even kits demand certain skills, especially the larger more complex ones. My next 'average' kit build will be a 1metre Akula II Russian submarine with diving tank for static diving. Utterly stupid and pointless but a great challenge and ultimately great fun I hope, with a built in mini video camera. A way down the line as other wooden boat restoration projects are still on the slipway, but something new to try. Maybe you should do that sometime? Have fun with your dogs. Viele Grüße aus München, Doug 😎 Oh! and QEND - Quad erat non demonstrandum! BTW: nice work on the Vanity woodwork, thought you had her finished long ago though. Did you ever get your old Taycols out of your son's loft?

It's a sad day!. by Novagsi0 Captain   Posted: 8 days ago
This gets my goat. My boat had a Kawasaki lawn mower engine in it 26cc. It was no louder than a Flymo from where It came from(a lawn mower), in fact I was actually a bit quitter because it had a proper tuned exhaust. The Ban on IC means I cannot use it. The petrol issue now means the pool weeds up every year, because of the lack of nitrates going in the water so no body can use it. The weed means all the small fish are also gone that we use to catch as kids using rock pool nets when the power boats were bombing around, becuase the weed takes all the oxygen out the water killing the fish. When the pool weeds up no body can use it!!! Kept the boat for memory sake, and I too have a draw of retired engines and have to resort to opening my tool box for the smell of 40% glow fuel. Engine attached 9 years work and will never go into the boat I believe now. Are we going to ban petrol Lawn mowers in the future same as the flymo boat. Video on youtube Also before the green squad suggest about the wild life, they periodiocally shoot the canadian foreigners on our water to keep the numbers down civil.

A little video by Jerry Todd Commander   Posted: 12 days ago
I put this together to try to demo how I'll reduce sail on the model, and the act of taking off and putting the model on it's ballast.

Our boating water by reilly4 Captain   Posted: 14 days ago
An anecdote. My HMS Triumph submarine has a piano wire antenna with the periscopes (not the working antenna) bent to a diamond shaped tip (for safety). A few years ago in the same venue as my previous post above, HMS Triumph was submerged and heading roughly towards the jetty. Hard to know exactly where. I decided to surface to be safe. At the same time three large swans were gliding along gracefully in the vicinity. Suddenly one of the large swans went vertically upwards about two or three feet with his large wingspan fully well extended. The sub's antenna has come up right under his bottom and given him the surprise of his life. The sub surfaced after a few more seconds directly under where he was. It may have got kicked down in the scramble. No damage to either but for the few of us watching it was hilarious. No video unfortunately or it may have gone viral.

Genesis 9000 by MouldBuilder Lieutenant   Posted: 15 days ago
A short video of the first trial of my Genesis 9000 Offshore Power Boat. This is a boat to use whilst I build others. The trial was seriously hampered by a faulty main switch. The insides must have fallen apart during transportation. I did manage to get an electrical contact to get around five minutes of the trial. The boat ran well but I will have to adjust the rudder to give more movement. Just after the video ended, the boat hit a ripple whilst turning and flipped over. No water entered the hull so all was good, except the switch now refused to work at all. The trial was ended and unfortunately will now have to wait until I return to my river in August.😤

More running in at Bournville. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Hi Novagsi0, From the video and pics I see two problems! 1. Ship the fenders before sailing. They seem to be throwing water up onto and into cabin and cockpit. 😆 Bad practice to sail with fenders out anyway. 'Just not done old chap' 😉 2. You have a brushed motor and no spark suppression so it can create interference with the receiver and may also directly affect the ESC. Look here for info on motor suppression. Cheers Doug 😎 PS: think maybe you should raise the coaming around the deck access as well! Making it as tight a fit as possible.

Huntsman "John" by Novagsi0 Captain   Posted: 15 days ago
More running in trials, burning fuses out, and complete radio outage and bumping the bank. However some progress made on levelling it out, full speed cannot be reached whilst trying to video by my self. 😎 The Captain "Dennis The Menace" is not a good omen, twice he's got in trouble, yesterday the cabin was flooded up to his waist.

SABRINA by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 days ago
Finally had time to watch the video.Lovely model.Runs good.Nice job.

Final fitting of cabin roof skins by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 days ago
That piece of video of the cabin roof is awesome. Are you going to have it working off of the radio control like that. Are you going to fit out the cabin as well ?

Tug Serenity! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
Thanks, Donnieboy I plan to take her out when the weather gets better! I'll make another video of her. maybe take my barge along as well. My Brooklyn tug may not be completed for this season!

Sydney Star by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 22 days ago
Great workmanship, as ever 👍👍👍 'Modelling on a Massive scale', very impressive, well thought out electrics installation. Very well done. Look forward to the Sea Trials video 😊

First run for 2018 by Novagsi0 Captain   Posted: 29 days ago
It wasn't my best video because of trying to do it my self and control the model. I will try again after moving the motor back a bit. Few people perhaps interested in the performance of these old Brushed motors MFA850 so I will do it.