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18th Feb 2014
Last Online
22nd Feb 2017

Member Stats
Member No. 2764
Registered 18th Feb 2014
Last Online 22nd Feb 2017
City Tadworth
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 1
Sailing Locations 1
Forum Posts 0
Photos Posted 1
Likes Received 1
Likes Given 1
9 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
Fetcham Model Boat Club
Since: 14th Feb 2017
vosper 510
Type: Other
Petty Officer
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
7 points away from Chief Petty Officer!
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 8
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 0
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 12
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 6
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 6
Sailor 8 8
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 1
Received Likes 2 2
43 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Novice Build: Vintage Model Works 46" RAF Crash Tender by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
I built mine a couple of years ago. The wood is good quality and the metal fittings dont take much cleaning up. My fireboat runs of a brushless motor running of lipos batteries and performs well. I used auto paints regards the finish. and very pleased with it. It performs a good as my 49" Perkasa which runs of two brushless motors with the lipos wired in series.

Another crash tender by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Yes, i know what you mean. I have six boats now running of brushless motors. Its all about have space, i need a bigger shed or i will start selling them which i dont want to do.

Schnellboot & Fairmile D by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Excellent boats. i have scratch built a vosper 510 1/24 scale known as the long boat. Im also building a 73" vosper 379 which has become a bit of a project? Its a bit big and i am not looking for trying to sail it in my local pond. last time i tried it i nearly chucked myself in the pond to the delight of some onlookers.

PBR MKII by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 12 months ago
Excellent job and good performance.

I couldn't believe: I did it by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 1 year ago
😊 Excellent job, I have just restored a tugboat that was covered in bird muck and had been sitting outside for sometime, so I know how hard it can be. But how satisfying when complete 😊

dusseldorf fireboat by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 2 years ago
Which brushless motors did you fit and ESC.

R.A.F Vosper Fire Boat by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 2 years ago
Nice job, let me know what power set up you have, and it performs on water.

vosper 510 by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 2 years ago
[Score: 9/10] 50"/6000g vosper 510 Capable of 15mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 60mm) Direct Drive to a leopard 5055 530 KV (4 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) 6Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through hawk 60 amp x 2 (50Amps) ESC - Comments: This boat was scratch built by me, and was based on the same power set up as my 49"perkasa. Two Hawk fusion 60amp ESCs with 2 11.1v lipo batteries connected in series = 22v. I have had no problems with this power set up, very good performance

update #2 by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 3 years ago
Really nice job. What sort of running gear are you using.