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Member No. 3516
Registered 14th Sep 2015
Last Online 24th Aug 2017
City Hobart TAS 7010
Country Australia
Boats in Harbour 6
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 52
Photos Posted 182
Likes Received 97
Likes Given 2
99 Total Posts
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Harbour
Precedent Huntsman 34"
Type: Pleasure Craft
Vosper Crash Tender
Type: Fire Boat
Blue Vee
Type: Racing Boat
White Vee
Type: Racing Boat
No name
Type: Racing Boat
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Commander
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
68 points away from Captain!
Points
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 48
Forum Thread 5 5
Forum Post 2 104
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 6
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 40
Blog Post 5 40
Blog Response 3 93
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 2
Received Likes 2 194
532 Total Points
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Recent Posts
Seabreacher by canabus Commander   Posted: 6 days ago
Hi Steve The Graupner Speed 900BB Torque specs are 6-40 volts, 6,500 rpm, 54A amps, shaft 6mm, dia. 51.5 mm, length 95mm and weight 645 grams. A brushless motor like the Hobbyking L5055 600kv is 11.1- 22.5 volts(3S -6S) power 1500watts, 55 Amps, shaft 6mm, dia. 50mm, length 55mm and weight 311 grams. On 3S=6660 rpm, 4S=8880 rpm and 6S=13500 rpm. The brushless motors are far more powerful and with an ESC with handles up to 6S(22.5 volts) you would have rpm's to drive a water jet unit. Canabus

Deck Veener by canabus Commander   Posted: 9 days ago
Hi All I used the same glue on the stern over filler, no problem. It's not the Tassie Devil, they are all noise, it's my mate's Tassie Tiger!!! Canabus

Deck Veener by canabus Commander   Posted: 9 days ago
Hi All After sanding the deck, I vanished with two coats that was OK. A bit of light sanding between coats and added another coat. Check it the next day and a lot of section on the bow the veneer had lifted !!! The stern section is OK. It's the outer veneer and it's all one piece, used the same glue. Very disappointed!!!! Canabus

Conrad REELY, Flysky iA6, FS iS6, Turnigy HT6 !! by canabus Commander   Posted: 11 days ago
May be we will see some more re-badged names!!! eg Dave M, Rolfman and Canabus. HA, HA !!!

Conrad REELY, Flysky iA6, FS iS6, Turnigy HT6 !! by canabus Commander   Posted: 11 days ago
Hi I seen on another site a RC Master, same thing relabelled !!! So that's another to the list. Canabus

Tank Steering by canabus Commander   Posted: 12 days ago
The Turnigy ESCs(both Hobbyking car and marine), after you program them up just plug in and work, no messing around!!! Canabus

Tank Steering by canabus Commander   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi All This is make both gimbals spring centring in all directions !!! MODE Boat Canabus

Tank Steering by canabus Commander   Posted: 13 days ago
Hi All The Turnigy/Flysky IA6 both mode 1 and 2 have the non centering IC throttle on the left or right. If you require both gimbals to be spring centering the kits are available from Banggood. The link to the mayhem site will give an idea for the install with pics and all the part numbers. : http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=58658... Enjoy Canabus

Final Deck Planking by canabus Commander   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi All Finally finished !!! Canabus

Window Repairs by canabus Commander   Posted: 14 days ago
I repaired one side and made a window for the forward window. Canabus

huntsman plan by canabus Commander   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi big-tone I found a 42" Vic Smeed plan on EBay. Hope this helps. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Scale-1-8-42-Radio-Control-M... Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 15 days ago
Hi All Yes we all like pics and I also installed the rudder servo!!! Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 16 days ago
Hi All Repaired one of the broken cabin pieces under the aft side window and added strengthen timber forward and aft(windows). The gap under the windows to the deck, I laid down two layers of masking tape and mixed up some Selley's Plasti-bond. Pushed the cabin onto this and waited for it to harden. Removed cabin, removed the masking tape, sand the areas and spray filler undercoated. A nice clean gap!!! Canabus

Deck Planking by canabus Commander   Posted: 16 days ago
Hi All Just about finished planking the deck. I think I need a planking break!!! Canabus

Looking for a Sea Queen by canabus Commander   Posted: 17 days ago
Hi Rolfman2000 Nice to see you finally got a boat. Happy modelling and call us if require help with the project. Canabus

Cabin Repair by canabus Commander   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi All Started on fixing the bits I broke in removing the old paint. The forward window had a gap in the middle to the deck, so I added timber behind the bottom of the window and filled in the gap. Masking tape to the deck and combing, a lump of filler, sit the cabin down and wait for the filler to dry. Remove cabin, masking tape, trim and sand down. As the aft of the cabin sits over the deck a fair bit, I added a plywood piece back to the combing so to strengthen the aft cabin area and replaced the bottom section under one of the windows. Remodelling this boat and building the SG&K 1920 Gentleman's Runabout is keeping me busy!!! This retirement is great, but, I still liked my old job. Canabus

Deck Planking by canabus Commander   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi Guys Well I installed the aft deck and started planking. The outer trim planking is in two pieces with a joint behind the windscreen because my mate gave me the veneer for free. The idea is to hide the joints with black waterproof sandpaper used for the nonslip pieces shown on the plan. Canabus

Looking for a Sea Queen by canabus Commander   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi Rolf Hope ewe are successful in you bid. Other than the paint the main area of problem is the old IC engine area with fuel getting in the wood. As for cheap parts, Hobbyking. Radios, brushless motors, ESCs, batteries and props. The boat is big, so a motor in the 50mm diameter with about a 50mm 2 blade prop. We will to see what happens and maybe a few posts with pics(we love pics), good luck. Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
Hi All Drop her in the water today with a battery, motor, ESC to see where to place to battery. Looks like the sits over the strut at this point. Still a long way to go on this one. Canabus

SG&K 1920 Gentlemans Runabout Mk2 by canabus Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
Hi All The stern is finally covered in with the help of my magnet handle clamps. Fibreglass resin, filled and sanded. Spray putty/primer undercoated. Canabus

Sea Queen refurbishment by canabus Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
Hi Dave M CAD and 3D printers would be very handy reproducing old parts for old boats which are no longer available because the company has gone out of business. Start up a small business to save old boat fittings!!!! Oh, a 3D scanner would save some time. Canabus

Sea Queen refurbishment by canabus Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
Hi RNinMunich I agree with you past, respect the past but move forward. With a lot of areas of limit to IC motors we have to move to brushless motors and Lipo batteries. I have changed over with the times and running brushless motors in my Aerokits Sea Hornet, Sea Commander and a restoring a Precedent Huntsman. These old boats can go as fast if not faster with the change over. Canabus

SG&K 1920 Gentlemans Runabout Mk2 by canabus Commander   Posted: 27 days ago
Hi All Made up a few handles and glue onto the 10mm magnets to get into the stern of the boat, also to get the magnets back out. These are working great!!!!! Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 27 days ago
Hi Gents I received my drive line last night and installed it and the motor mount, also added a wood block for the rudder. Fibreglass it all it. The prop is a 50mm with 4mm clearance, but, I run 40mm props on my boats this size. Canabus

VERNON River Police Launch by canabus Commander   Posted: 28 days ago
Hi Lads I have a Sea Commander with a D3548-1100kv,3S Lipo,60Amp ESC and a 2 blade 40mm CNC prop. I bought a Precedent Huntsman 34" a few weeks ago and may be running a 3639-1100 or a 3648-1450 instead of the D3548 motor. As for motor mounts the aluminium angle works well and I just epoxy glue it in place. Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 30 days ago
Hi Colin The ones I am using are 6 and 3/4". The same size as the ones in the SG&K 1920 Runabout, but, they are wrestling figures!!! Finally removed 90% of the blue paint from the cabin. Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 5/10] 34" Precedent Huntsman 34" Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 40mm) Direct Drive to a 3648-1450kv (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) Batteries Controlled Through Hobbyking 100A car ESC - Comments: I bought it with a Merco 40/electric starter/radio as an unfinished boat. Changing over the brushless electric.

Vosper Crash Tender by canabus Commander   Posted: 1 month 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.

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All Adding a few more pics!!! New driveline arrived this week. Funny scale to build a boat at as the real one is 31 and1/2 foot and this is 34", also the cockpit area is shorter and the rear cabin is longer. Canabus

Precedent Huntsman 34" by canabus Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All I bought this boat as a unfinished project with an used radio and Merco 40 motor. Sold the motor with the new electric starter and started pulling the boat apart. Removed all the old driveline etc. Repaired the forward deck and removed the paint. Stripping down the cabin to repaint, also removing cockpit floor and seats.