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    (Racing Boat) Key west
    I restored this some time ago, it was a bit of a state but came out well, I used to run one of these with my youngest son back in the day was a fast boat even then ! (Motor: 1800 Kv) (ESC: Hobbyking) (9/10)
    (Other) Bluebird
    This was a Touchwood static kit that my boy brought back from Coniston, it said it could be converted to Rc and had some sketchy drawings that were not very good. I decided to go brushless with it and lipo battery, was not an easy job as had to go it alone to find out C/G and drive set up. The kit was very poor with a twisted hull and resin parts that were far too heavy, I made some aluminium planing wedges and various other parts to save weight. This project took the best part of 5 years to complete as it would go back on the shelf as I got stumped for ideas then back off again as I found a bit more inspiration, overal it came out well and runs on rails with. Good turn of speed as you can see in the vid I posted. (Motor: 2881kv) (ESC: ETTI) (10/10)
    (Racing Boat) Kyosho Jetstream
    I restored this from a basket case, luckily the decals were in the box and never used, I reckon its from the late 1980s quite a collectible boat nowadays, runs lovely, has The optional trim tabs which it needs. I painted it with enamel paint then clear coat over the decals pretty model. (Motor: Os 10 with pullstart) (9/10)
    (Racing Boat) Tearinto Jet boat
    Toy jet boat converted to brushless great fun, fast and furious (Motor: 5000kv etti) (ESC: Joysway) (10/10)
    (Racing Boat) Joysway Rocket
    This is a fun boat, self righting so can go out in all weathers very fast and handles great !! (Motor: 1700 kv) (ESC: Hobbyking 70 amp) (10/10)
    (Racing Boat) Graupner Rhode Island
    Lovely outboard boat, had to add some wedges to stop it hooking in the turns, but looks lovely (Motor: Graupner 2000 Kv) (ESC: Graupner 90 amp) (10/10)
    (Racing Boat) Drag cat
    This is my carbon hull Drag Cat, it has a tuned 26cc petrol Zen engine with a hand made tuned pipe, been clocked at 65mph fantastic boat, but space is running out so it’s been up for sale for a while. (Motor: Petrol tuned 26cc Zen) (10/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Tibourn
    I was given this boat to restore, came out ok, it was made in 1968 and used to be raced off shore. (Motor: Merco 60) (8/10)
    (Other) Vosper
    I always liked the sound of a fourstroke engine so I thought I would replace the brushless motor in this boat with an aircraft Os 40fs which I converted with a water cooling jacket that I turned up on my lathe. I also made a reverse gearbox with a clutch, the gearbox is operated by a servo and works well, I also fitted a water pump so could still cool the engine while ticking over stationary, boat has been weathered and is fitted with lights and a searchlight that swivels around operated by another servo, there is also a cooling fan above the engine just to help keep things cool. (Motor: Os 40 fourstroke) (10/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Huntsman
    A friend gave me this half built in 1978, it has sat in my loft till 2 years ago when I decided to throw it away as it was all twisted and the hull had been built all wrong, but I thought I would have a go at trying to finish it off. The wood had dried out so had to replace a lot of it but this is how it turned out, it’s a great rough water boat and fast too, one of my favourites. (Motor: Irvine 60) (10/10)
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    πŸ“ New forum rankings.
    4 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Yes I have as well I don’t know why we always have to change things when it was running so well, I also did a lot of hard work all for nothing so I’m out of here!
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    πŸ“ What’s happened to the site??
    4 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well as usual somebody thought it be a good Idea to change the site and messed it up, I too was a sub lieutenant but now a master seaman with nothing lol
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    πŸ’¬ Veron Tarpon
    6 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    First run today

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    6 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    First run today

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    6 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well this Tarpon is coming along, still more work like lights and other bits and bobs but all going ok

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    πŸ“ Veron Tarpon
    8 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well I had one of these back in the early 1970,s been looking for years for another one must of been a rare boat. So I was surprised when this turned up on eBay last week. So I had to buy it, the seller did not mention that the engine a Merco 35 was locked solid and all the head bolts were missing and the whole inside of the boat was soaked in sticky castor oil exhaust residue, but this is how I like them loft fresh and not messed with. I don’t think it’s hardly been used, I managed to get the engine apart after heating it up with a blow lamp looks like it’s hardly been run but the liner got a fair bit of rust on it so not sure I can use it. The only thing to remove the sticky castor oil was 25% nitro fuel, the one I bought in the 70,s cost me Β£27 this wreck I bought in 2018 Β£70 but I will enjoy restoring it, this is the boat as how I got it and now with the engine out that was another nightmare 😁

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Key west
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I restored this some time ago, it was a bit of a state but came out well, I used to run one of these with my youngest son back in the day was a fast boat even then ! (Motor: 1800 Kv) (ESC: Hobbyking) (9/10)
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    πŸ“ (Other) Bluebird
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    This was a Touchwood static kit that my boy brought back from Coniston, it said it could be converted to Rc and had some sketchy drawings that were not very good. I decided to go brushless with it and lipo battery, was not an easy job as had to go it alone to find out C/G and drive set up. The kit was very poor with a twisted hull and resin parts that were far too heavy, I made some aluminium planing wedges and various other parts to save weight. This project took the best part of 5 years to complete as it would go back on the shelf as I got stumped for ideas then back off again as I found a bit more inspiration, overal it came out well and runs on rails with. Good turn of speed as you can see in the vid I posted. (Motor: 2881kv) (ESC: ETTI) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Kyosho Jetstream
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I restored this from a basket case, luckily the decals were in the box and never used, I reckon its from the late 1980s quite a collectible boat nowadays, runs lovely, has The optional trim tabs which it needs. I painted it with enamel paint then clear coat over the decals pretty model. (Motor: Os 10 with pullstart) (9/10)

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Tearinto Jet boat
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Toy jet boat converted to brushless great fun, fast and furious (Motor: 5000kv etti) (ESC: Joysway) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Joysway Rocket
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    This is a fun boat, self righting so can go out in all weathers very fast and handles great !! (Motor: 1700 kv) (ESC: Hobbyking 70 amp) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Graupner Rhode Island
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Lovely outboard boat, had to add some wedges to stop it hooking in the turns, but looks lovely (Motor: Graupner 2000 Kv) (ESC: Graupner 90 amp) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Racing Boat) Drag cat
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    This is my carbon hull Drag Cat, it has a tuned 26cc petrol Zen engine with a hand made tuned pipe, been clocked at 65mph fantastic boat, but space is running out so it’s been up for sale for a while. (Motor: Petrol tuned 26cc Zen) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Tibourn
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I was given this boat to restore, came out ok, it was made in 1968 and used to be raced off shore. (Motor: Merco 60) (8/10)
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    πŸ“ (Other) Vosper
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I always liked the sound of a fourstroke engine so I thought I would replace the brushless motor in this boat with an aircraft Os 40fs which I converted with a water cooling jacket that I turned up on my lathe. I also made a reverse gearbox with a clutch, the gearbox is operated by a servo and works well, I also fitted a water pump so could still cool the engine while ticking over stationary, boat has been weathered and is fitted with lights and a searchlight that swivels around operated by another servo, there is also a cooling fan above the engine just to help keep things cool. (Motor: Os 40 fourstroke) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Huntsman
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    A friend gave me this half built in 1978, it has sat in my loft till 2 years ago when I decided to throw it away as it was all twisted and the hull had been built all wrong, but I thought I would have a go at trying to finish it off. The wood had dried out so had to replace a lot of it but this is how it turned out, it’s a great rough water boat and fast too, one of my favourites. (Motor: Irvine 60) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ Vosper
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Well this started off brushless but it had no soul or character, I bought an Os 40 fourstroke and converted it to be water cooled, I then made my own reverse gearbox and clutch assembly and fitted a water pump so the engine will keep cool while stationary. it has nav lights and a working searchlight that I can move while running.
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    πŸ“ Bluebird
    9 months ago by Biscuit ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Touchwood static kit converted to Rc
    Touchwood 1/12 scale static kit converted to Rc.
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