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Twin motor control problem by reilly4 Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi John, I have a several MTroniks ESCs. If you have the Plug & Play type, then when you first start you need to move the stick forwards and then back. I find that sometimes they refuse to go forward and prefer reverse when the stick is moved forward, so I move the stick backwards first. This usually works (although I don't know why). I do not use the BEC (my choice). I have also had issues with using a single 30Amp Tio ESC running two 12V motors via the single ESC in my Vosper MTB. No answers from MTroniks. Regards

TAMIYA. King George V. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Hi Colin, crossed mails!😉 Good news about the workshop, and even better about the OP 👍😊 Try to read Tony Dalton's article, he describes a very logical sequence which helps to minimise / eliminate many potential problems. At the end there is always a list of components he's used with sources / web links. He's bin there dun that many times. His article on the Airfix 1:72 Vosper MTB is what got me started on Plastic Magic. Oh woe 😲 just poured my last tot of Jura Superstition! I shall drink it to your health and successful OP.👍 Slainte, Doug 😎

TAMIYA. King George V. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Hi Colin, what scale is it? If you Google 'Plastic Magic' you should get lots of example of this from 350 / 400 scale carriers and battleships down to 72 scale Vosper MTB, KM S100 / E-Boat etc. There are also several Plastic magic articles in Model Boats magazine. The general principles are always the same: lightweight miniaturised electronics incl. servos! Do a max payload test on the bare hull as the very first thing. Weigh the major superstructure assemblies and decks and subtract from max payload: that's what's left for electronics and battery! The kit props are generally useless, no pitch, so make your own out of tinplate or 0.5mm brass. can be a little oversize, no one will know😉 Prop shafts and tubes: 2mm OD / 1mm ID brass tube with 1mm silver steel or piano wire shafts. Couplings from shrink sleeve. will dig out some motor types and sources tomorrow, there are also some given in the Model Boats mag articles. That's where I found the Micron Radio tip😊 Can heartily recommend Micron radio for the smallest combination RX and ESC on one tiny board that I've ever seen! Talk to Andy Rutter, he offers excellent advice and will fit tiny connectors and pre-program the RX board to match what you want to do. He also has very very tiny servos which are ideal.👍 Look under RC components - 'Deltang Ultra micro'. you ain't gonna get no teeny weenier! I went weak today 😲 and ordered a 350 scale Prince of Wales, to match my 350 scale Bismarck, Hood and Ark Royal. Battle of Denmark Straight here we come! Cost a tad more than 25 pence though 🤔 Good luck Doug 😎

Vosper 46ins. Crash Tender by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Rupert. Welcome to this website. There's a wealth of good information on this site about the RAF Crash Tenders. Have a look at the Build Blogs section for some previous builds. My own blog is there: Hopefully you'll find some useful tips and advice in that. Robbob.

Vosper 46ins. Crash Tender by RUPERT Apprentice   Posted: 2 months ago
Hello Having just added my name to the Model Boat website I have under construction the 46ins. crash tender. Am about to add the brushless motor and propshaft this seems ok but working out what servo ,the wiring is more tricky also cooling for the speed controller, would this be better pumped through rather than scooped up? Any advice or suggestions would be most helpful.

1/20th scale Patrol boat by rossiter Seaman   Posted: 2 months ago
I have recently bought an old Model Slipway, 1/20th Vosper Kawkab class patrol boat, and I've been trying to find suitable figures to fit without success, I assume they should be approx 80-90mm. Any ideas please? Thanks in advance.

Vosper MTB by AllenA Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Seems that Vosper is well followed. This is a Vosper MTB 1/2" scale illustrated in the Model Engineer in September 1951. The detail of the six pounder is superb.

Vosper Crash Tender by canabus Captain   Posted: 3 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 46" Vosper Crash Tender Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 50mm) Direct Drive to a L5055C-700kv (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) Batteries Controlled Through Hobbyking car ESC 100A ESC - Comments: I bought it cheap and in good condition, but with no running, driveline brushes required replacing, a repaint of the deck and uppers and rewire the lights.

Secure the hatches and raise the flags ! by jaffy012 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
hi can you help me i have purchased the 46" vosper, and i have looked every where for the brass nails, i have the brass pins but are no help, can you tell me where in uk i can buy them, i would much appreciate it, i live in australia and ive tried everywhere here, i think your build is out of his world, i only hope mine will look like yours, hoping for reply, colin👍

What Gun? by cormorant Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Doug Sorry, I should have been more specific. It is/was on RSS P72 Sovereignty of the Singapore Navy. The boat is a 110' Vosper fast attack craft and I have a part built 1/24scale Veron model based on it. The official spec says that some boats were fitted with 40mm Bofors and some with 76.2mm Bofors. Please see pic of the real boat and a model which is in the Singapore Navy Museum Steve

Vosper 73ft 380 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Oh Sh ........................... . . . ...ugar!😡

Vosper 73ft 380 by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
If it's of any consolation Andy, I did exactly the same thing 2 weeks ago at our (Worcester Model Boat Club) lake. I spent all week getting two models ready for sailing. Get to the lake, and .......... no Transmitter 😲 Oh dear me (or words somewhat similar in gist) 😊

Vosper 73ft 380 by Midlife306 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago

Vosper 73ft 380 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Know what you mean 🤔 .. Oh er, what were we talking about?? 😲 😁😁

Vosper 73ft 380 by andyhynes Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 4 months ago
Just completed a restoration of a 73 inch Torpedo boat 3 props 3 rudders. Transported the boat to ifield Mill Pond with my batteries and trolley. assembling boat for use! when guess what? I forgot my remote. silly me, had to pack up and return home, some 20 miles. moral of this story. always make sure you have got everything. (Preparation)