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Member No. 3516
Registered 14th Sep 2015
Last Online 19th Aug 2018
City Hobart TAS 7010
Country Australia
Boats in Harbour 6
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 123
Photos Posted 360
Likes Received 276
Likes Given 2
210 Total Posts
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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
+1 More
Fleet Admiral!
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
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Boats in Harbour 8 48
Forum Thread 5 15
Forum Post 2 246
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 15
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 6
Build Blog 20 60
Blog Post 5 125
Blog Response 3 147
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 2
Received Likes 2 552
1216 Total Points
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Recent Posts
Current loading of a Motor by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
HI CB90 I use a Turnigy 180Amp Wattmeter and Power Analyzer which plugs in line between the battery and ESC. Canabus

Multi tool Kits by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 10 days ago
Hi Brianaro I have a HILDA from Banggood. I third the price and all the fittings fit the Dremel. The Hilda looks the same as the Dremel with a different badge. The Hilda is powerful and with a speed control as well. The Hilda kit comes will a flex lead as well. I am very happy with mine. Canabus

Range Safety Launch? by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi The 382 was a Fire Float Mk1(40 foot) (No. 90) converted in Feb 1950 to a Seaplane Tender. Max speed 21 knots. The MFA 800's are 5167 rpm( unloaded) @ 12 volts/ 5.3 Amps. Replacing these with 3639-750Kv brushless on 2S Lipo batteries(7.2 volts) would give you 5400 rpm( unloaded). 2S 4000mah 25C Lipo's(one for each motor) weigh 221 grams each. Canabus

Fairly Hunsman renovation part 1 by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi It's probably a Precedent hull. Check out the model boats mag forum site. They have a guru on the Huntsman !! Dave Milbourne. Canabus

Graumpner eqivilant replacement by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 19 days ago
Hi MikeP The Torpedo 800 is 5167rpm@ 12 volts and the diameter is 52mm. Canabus

SuzyQ by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 19 days ago
Hi Guys If you use Hobbyking 3648-1450kv 35mm brushless on a 4S 5800mah Lipo, 100Amp ESC and a 2 blade 40mm prop it will go like the clappers !!! You would have to make it from plywood to take 1600Watts(about 2HP @ 21,000 rpm(unloaded)!!! Canabus

Wanted Aerokits Fairey Swordsman and Vernon Huntsman kits by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 days ago
Hi modelboatdevil I only have the plans for the swordsman and build instructions. Canabus

Aerokits MTB, what is it?... by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 days ago
Hi Westquay Plans of the Aerokits MTB. Canabus

SuzyQ by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi Dampfgerd The Z drive would suit the boat better and look more period correct. Canabus

Brushless outboard... by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Hi Westquay I had the F1 outboard from Hobbyking which had a 28mm 3000kv motor. I ran it on 3S with a 45Amp ESC. Great unit, but, clean and regrease after each days running. Also they did not have spare flex drives. The flex drives do not last very long. I had it on a 24" shallow vee, trim and balance right would run at full speed just on the prop!!! Totally insane to drive. I did not install to 2836-3700kv with 700Watts!!! Canabus

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 24 days ago
Hi All A few pics of both boats on the back deck!!! Canabus

Inspiration for beautiful boat builders ;-) by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 26 days ago
HI Westquay I am a scratch builder, so this is my 1920 SK&G Gentleman's Runabout with the 3639-1100kv brushless motor under the dash. Runs a 3S 3700mah Lipo battery on a 37mm 3 blade prop. On the first the driver left his mate standing at the pub and nick off with a bit of skirt !!! Canabus

What transmitter , receiver by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
Hi Westquay Banggood is another online Chinese store which sells everything including the kitchen sink !!!!!! Canabus

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
Hi All Fast track the boat to get it in the water, still has a few bits to do. I replaced the geared motor with a rock crawler 55 turn HPI motor, a lot quieter. The boat ran well and a good turning circle. Trim the end stop on the transmitter to 80% for the next outing. Remove a bit of ballast from the stern as it was to low at the stern in the water. The side fenders require a bit of lead in them to hold them down. Canabus

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All Masts all set in and started on the rigging!!! Ask my good wife to make some sails for the boat. Canabus

BRUSHLESS ESC by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi RHBaker If the ESC exceeds the motor draw that's all is required. I only use two sizes in my boats, a 45A for small boats and 100A for the larger boats. The both use the same program card !!! These are the Hobbyking car ESCs because they have an on/off switch, small and have an electrical fan on top. Very good for low speed running and no water plumbing required. Canabus

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All Installed the masts today and also mounted the dingy on the hatch. Canabus

Hellen Fishing Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All This year I bought an unstarted kit, but, sold it to a club member. A month later one of the club member wish to swap for a faster boat and as my Sea Commander required a repaint and fittings. I thought a swap for a very good working Hellen was a good deal. So are making a dingy and replacing the broken prop with a brass one I had my second Hellen for the year. Three weeks ago another Hellen pops up on Gumtree(aka EBAY), so it was to cheap not to buy it. While waiting for it to come, I made a new stand, a dingy with oars and a set of fenders. When it arrive the mast where laying on the deck broken, but , the posted pics show that. The motor is a 11 to 1 geared MFA Como 919 D which runs OK. A spare new plastic prop. Started on the repairs, like the keel and deck around the mast bases. The aft mast was broken in half, so I brass sleeved it. The aft sail was missing and the forward sail was all glued up, so I bin it. So this is the boat pics so far. Canabus

Vosper Rescue -target towing launch by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Personally I would have used the kit and a template and built it with ply. Save the kit to sell on!!! Canabus

What transmitter , receiver by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi I have both the Turnigy and Flysky 6 channel ones. The same, great units and you can upgrade the switches and control knobs to a number of different colours if you wish. Check out Banggood. Canabus

Krick Police Launch by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi MouldBuilder You ESC will work on 12VGel batteries as well !!! Using the NiCad link and no brakes. Works great in my Hellen Fishing Boat. Ordered another one as I have another Hellen coming. The price was too dam cheap. Canabus

Bow wave suppression by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi wunwinglo Try moving weight in the boat to the stern to let the bow come up at high speed. Canabus

What do you do when... by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi All This is my idea which fits on a number of boats. Canabus

1940 Chris Craft by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi All Removed all the motor mounts and drive line. As I am using a 28mm brushless motor, I realigned the new 4mm drive line and decrease the drive angle. Made a stronger rudder with a little more depth. Remaking the engine hatch with two 10mm magnets to hold it down. Fill in a lot of the frame forward of the motor to add strength. Canabus

aerokits swordsman scale fittings by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Ye Old Terry Try http://www.modelboats.co.uk/ forum site. They have a guru on Fairy boats. Canabus

Brushless motor selection by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
HI robhenry The L5055-700 are 1600watts on 8S, so only about/less than half that on 4S. I am installing only one in my crash tender with a 2 blade 52mm CNC alloy prop to start with and can upgrade later. I bought this one without running gear and single shaft. They only did 28 knots. Canabus

Zing Ray by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi What size is the boat and a picture would help ? Check out offshore electrics forum site !!! Canabus

Brushless motor selection by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi robhenry Your motor would be only running at about 9500rpm 0n 9.6 volts. The closest brushless motor would be a Hobbyking Turnigy L5055C-700kv on 4S Lipo batteries (10360 rpm), these are 50mm diameter, 6mm shaft. Note you require a separate ESC for each motor and a Y connector to link them to your throttle channel. Personally I would use the Hobbyking car 100A ESC's (HK-100A). Also both the motors and ESCs require no water cooling. Canabus

Brushless motor selection by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi robhenry What volt battery are you running at present ?? 12 or 24 volts. If 24 volts those motors spec at 24,000rpm. Power is 511 Watts on 24 volts. 24,000 divide by 14.8(4S Lipo batteries) equal 1612 kv. So the closest motor would be 1700kv, eg water cooled 3660SL-1700kv which has a 5mm shaft and 44mm diameter with a length of 60mm( from Hobbyking). Power rated at 1800 Watts on 6S, so it would be lower than that. But if you are running 12 volts on the Graupner motor it would be about half the rpms. These brushless motors are far more powerful so check out the specs on the motors you are looking at !!! Canabus

Boat Plans by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi CaptBlight Has a bit of an Aerokits fan, these are workable kit !! I have a started Dumas 1949 Runabout with all the paper work. It's poorly written and the writers never built the boat !!! Mistakes in numbering etc !!! I can see why you are a little gun shy, but, you have work through it and finish the boat. I have a number of the Aerokits plans, but, not the Waveney. So, if you get a PDF copy kept me in mind. I will ask a few of my contacts for the plans!!! Canabus