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    ๐Ÿ“ Vertical boiler identification
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yea really sorry i missed this one. I have a Midwest fantail launch that I lengthened by 8 inches amidships and this would have been perfect for it. This body of this one was 3" diameter and 7" tall.
    Hoping someone here has an idea who made this one or possibly has one or one similar they might be interested in selling.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Looking for help identifying....
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looking for help identifying this vertical boiler. It was listed on ebay over the weekend and I missed bidding on it. Is this an early PM Research vertical boiler? If anyone knows or maybe has one like it for sale I am interested.

    ๐Ÿ“ Vertical boiler identification
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looking for help identifying this vertical boiler. It was listed on ebay over the weekend and I missed bidding on it. Is this an early PM Research vertical boiler? If anyone knows or maybe has one like it for sale I am interested.

    ๐Ÿ“ Philly Cheese Steak
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes but you folks in the UK put together a great breakfast I must say.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Modular Barge Set
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looks like that will be a great barge with the working crane Lew.

    ๐Ÿ“ Dock = US carrier @ 1/35 scale
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Airplane guys could try some carrier landings (with an arrestor hook of course.)๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Tugboat Yenikapi
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Fantastic. Excellent details, job well done sir!๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Auction remnants
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    That is quite a bargain! I like the large paddle steamer.

    ๐Ÿ“ Help required
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Could be used as a fantail launch hull as well. Sorry I don't have an idea on who manufactured it. Very nice lines for sure.

    ๐Ÿ“ STEERING
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Well could you use a "y" splitter between the receiver and rudder servo? Signal to the rudder servo is then mimicked through the other leg of the splitter to your linear actuator moving your helm wheel?

    ๐Ÿ“ STEERING
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Really neat stuff on their website:



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    ๐Ÿ“ STEERING
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Here is one from a robot building website that is made to plug into your R/C receiver:



    https://www.robotshop.com/products/actuonix-l12-actuator-30mm-501-6v-rc-control
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    ๐Ÿ“ Two of my โ€œother enginesโ€
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Steam turbine to spin a dynamo to make the juice for an electric motor? That sounds like fun.

    ๐Ÿ“ Brushed Speed Controller.
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Oh my why I didn't even think of this....how about for an aircraft? No reverse on those!. Wouldn't be waterproof but could be made to be waterproof.

    ๐Ÿ“ Brushed Speed Controller.
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Maybe a specialized ESC for fast "forward only" boats.

    ๐Ÿ“ Brushed Speed Controller.
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    No reverse? From what I have seen most brushed ESC's can be programmed with a "card" to cancel out the braking effect but there will still be a neutral or dead position and the opposite direction (stick back) will be reverse.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Titan Tug
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    What vintage is the kit Ed?

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: ATSF railroad tug and barge
    10 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The train scale is 1/24th. I used an inexpensive battery operated New Bright train set. The barge is a large block of Styrofoam with a rubberized coating of Flexseal. Deck is plywood. Length is around 67 inches (170cm)
    The railroad tug I built up as you see it now from a model I picked up thru a classified ad but it's origins are unknown.(see pic) Hull is a plastic coated expanded foam material

    ๐Ÿ“ ATSF railroad tug and barge
    10 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Ran the tug and barge yesterday up at the Elk Grove Regional park with the Sacramento Model Shipwrights. Worked out well with no navigational troubles. Plenty of rudder authority.

    ๐Ÿ“ FPV (First person view) for scale model boats
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    There is also this which uses your android phone or tablet as the viewing screen. I think it is designed to be used with a goggle headset so there is a split screen. Not sure if you can select single screen.



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    ๐Ÿ“ FPV (First person view) for scale model boats
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Might be best to find a small "used" drone and part out the RX/TX video equipment. You could also try Hobbyking or Banggood websites.



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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: WWI Sub Chaser
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I believe have one there on display.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: WWI Sub Chaser
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: WWI Sub Chaser
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    https://www.subchaser.org/sc96
    ๐Ÿ“ Boats that โ€˜snakeโ€™
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Very cool bridle setup.๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Question
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I have a fancy for both....garden rail G scale trains and RC boats.๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: PBR
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    As for how to search on wiki try Vietnam era US Navy "Patrol Boat River" (PBR)

    ๐Ÿ“ Mystery boat
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This picture is also very similar in it's features....



    https://fineartamerica.com/featured/a-torpedo-boat-of-the-us-navy-1890-celestial
    ๐Ÿ“ I gauge ships crew
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Sorry I'm a little late to the conversation but this file I have found handy determining figure size / scale.

    Hope it helps.

    ๐Ÿ“ Revell gato submarine water pump
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ algon ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Did you try a youtube search?: revell 1/72 gato rc build

    The Nautilus Drydock is a super cool site. Looks like they have a great build/info kit for just 40 bucks!



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