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Member No. 3516
Registered 14th Sep 2015
Last Online 17th Jun 2018
City Hobart TAS 7010
Country Australia
Boats in Harbour 6
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 107
Photos Posted 294
Likes Received 248
Likes Given 2
185 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
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Fleet Admiral!
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
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Petty Officer 25
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Forum Post 2 214
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Build Blog 20 40
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Recent Posts
Brushless motor selection by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days 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 days 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 days 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: 5 days 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: 19 days 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

Sea Commander by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi Kevin-56 The problem is the prop is too big or it was too big of blade area which causes the starboard roll. Also moving the weight over a bit to the starboard side helps. Canabus

Sea Scout 'Jessica' Sea Trial - at last! by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Hi All Looking at the boat and the specs, a few things jump out at me. The battery is far to big and heavy for the boat(a 3S 2000-2650 mah). The motor no guts( a Prop Drive V2 2836-1800kv). The prop 2 blade 30-32mm. Hope this helps, sorry to upset your setup. Canabus

1940 Chris Craft by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 24 days ago
Hi All I have started on a 1949 Chris Craft Runabout as I bought the started kit for a good price. Drop out all the motor and 1/8" shaft. Installing a 4mm shaft and a 28mm brushless motor. As I have all the frame patterns etc. I could easily make the 1940 one as only the rear would require modifying. Canabus

Brushless Equivalents by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 24 days ago
Hi Andy I work on the motor case around the same size as the prop diameter, the rpm and power of the old motor. Add a few more rpm as we like to go faster. Matching the revs from the old motor e.g. 20,000. Kv of the brushless motor times the Lipo Battery cell number(4S= 14.8 volts) e.g. 1450kv times 14.8= 21460 rpm. So an OS40FSR was 1.6HP @ 20,000. Replacement 3648-1450kv = 21460rpm(no load). Power 750 watts = 1HP and the 3648-1450kv is 1600watts. As for brushless to brush motors you can match the rpm, but, the brushless are far more powerful than the brush motors. As for a conversion chart it would be a big task and some of the gear is not available in all countries. Canabus

brushless motor by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 26 days ago
Hi Cliff I am installing a Hobbyking Turnigy L5055-700(1600 Watts) with a 100Amp ESC and a 4S 5800mah 60C Lipo battery. Plan to start with a 2 blade 52mm CNC prop. Canabus

S 100 Schnellboot RC build by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 26 days ago
The name Toyota came from a Japanese boy who was given a toy boat to play with !!! His reply to his father was " TOY - O - TA" !!!!! Canabus

My other Toy by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 26 days ago
Guy Martin made one float, if ewe went fast enough !!! But he is totally nuts !!! Canabus

Motor size advice by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 29 days ago
Hi Morkullen I suggest a Hobbyking 3639-1100kv 35mm brushless motor with a 60 Amp ESC and a 2 blade 40mm prop. Battery a 3S Lipo 5800mah 25C will give you more than 1/2 hour. I had his setup in my 34" Sea commander with very good performance. Canabus

It's a sad day!. by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Stormin I think it's the same in a number of countries. We changed to brushless and Lipo's. All my IC motors are in a draw sleeping

Diesel Motors by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Neville Consolidated Chemical Company in Victoria list it as one of their items, try email them !!!! Canabus

Diesel Motors by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Neville I live in Tassie as well, but, with only two Hobby shops in the south which I do not think they carry diesel fuel. You may try a chemical or petrol wholesale place. Canabus

Sea Commander restoration tips by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Laurence-Moar MY Sea Commander had a brushless 3639-1100kv motor on 3S 5800mah Lipo battery with a 60 Amp ESC and a 40mm 2 blade CNC prop. Very good setup, a bit over scale speed. Run time a half hour flat-out. The boat runs better with a bit of bow down sitting still in the water. The battery position about aft of frame B3. I swap my boat for a nice fishing boat( Artesania Latina HELLEN). Canabus

Hacker by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Hacker I have a 650mm deep vee with an outboard motor setup, the standard brushless motor is a 28mm 3000kv on 2s 2650mah lipo. On full throttle it sits up on the prop with no hull on the water. Increase the battery size for a long run as you have decrease your weight and have 200grams to play with !!! Canabus

Propeller for brushless by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi CB90 I totally agree with you on that, they like to rev !!! Canabus

Propeller for brushless by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi A 2 blade 32mm x 1.4 pitch would be closer to the mark. That's what my Hobbyking outboard has with a 3000kv motor, but, it's now running on 3S 2650mah. Canabus

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi MouldBuilder I use solid joints for motor to shaft coupling, but, Banggood have metal universal joints which come in different hole sizes. Canbus

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi MouldBuilder As for radios they are the same, go for the Flysky. As for servos I think Futaba ones will work, but, the price of these from Hobbyking are cheap. The good balance will have auto cutout, but, check out club members to see what they use or model car clubs. The 1100kv has power to drive the boat. The kv rating is the base and multi by the voltage to get unloaded revs. 1100 x 11.1 volts(3s) 12210 and 4S(14-8volts) 16480rpm. Canabus

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi MouldBuilder I use the Hobbyking Turnigy IA6 which is the same as the Banggood Flysky I6 2.4G 6 channel sets. You can set up 20 different models of the one transmitter. I have both and are great units. I was scarce of this Lipo stuff years ago, but, a good balance charger with a safety bag you will be OK. A battery alarm is a cheap handy little unit or add a sensor unit into the boat so you can monitor the battery voltage at the transmitter. Check out you tube about the radio. Canabus

EBAY Boats by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi All A few links for model boats for sale !!! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MOTOR-BOAT-MODEL-KIT-PART-BUILT-L... It's a Vosper Crash Tender 46". A 16" one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vosper-Crash-Tender-model-boat/20... Huntsman https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VINTAGE-PRECEDENT-HUNTSMAN-31-WOO... Canabus

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Guys Looking at the motor 5,100 rpm @12 volts is 60 Watts of power. We use Hobbyking gear in our club mainly. As they have a special on a present with free delivery over $50 US. 3639-1100kv(800 Watts)(170 grams) is cheaper than the sister motor 3639-750kv(600Watts). ESC car 100 Amp is near half price. A programming card is required but these are cheap. We used a MFA Spearfish as a test boat with the 1100 and on Zippy Compact 3S 5800mah 60C(449grams) clock 27KPH. Changing to a Zippy Compact 4S 5800mah(567grams) 40C clock 37KPH. Run time a good half hour or more depending how fast you push it. We do not watercooling on this motor which will work out OK in your setup. The Hobbyking car ESC(part No.HK100A)(106 grams) has a fan for cooling and with the large interior of you boat heating will not be a problem. I am using this setup in both my Sea Commander and 1920 Gentleman's Runabout. My little Sea Hornet is using a 1900kv 28mm motor on a smaller 3S 2650mah. If you have no plans for your boat, I have a PDF copy(free of course). If you wish to go faster, a straight change over to the 3648 1450kv(1600 Watt) beast!!!! Canabus

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi MouldBuilder As for motor upgrade a 35mm brushless motor with an ESC and lipo battery would be a far better choice. These motors are far more powerful and the Lipo batteries, less weight and delivery the power the brushless motors require. As for a prop a 2 blade 40mm or 3 blade 35/37mm. Canabus

Anyone else...... by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Check out other forums like http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/forum.php?fh=1 http://forums.offshoreelectrics.com/forum.php I found a few pics of one on rc universe and off shore is an American forum so they are right into hydro's. Canabus

Too Powerful Brushless ? by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi I found this PDF on Graupner motors. Also the Hobbyking site shows the specs on a large number of their brushless motors. I am looking at replacements for two Graupner speed 600 7.2 volts for a mate. I found a D3530/8 1700kv on Banggood with the same 5mm shaft and more grunt, less weight(74 grams against 192 grams)and about a third the price!!! I am going to install one in a Sea Commander(34") with a smaller 2 blade 32mm CNC prop on 3S Lipo 3300mah to test it out. Canabus

Too Powerful Brushless ? by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi I use 4mm stainless steel shaft with a brass or roller bearing at the motor end and a Teflon bearing at the bottom. Grease I use Dow Coring Molykote Compound 111. A squirt in each bearing and install the shaft with a finger over the inner bearing( the air escapes via the oiler tube) and cap off the oiler. I the picture is the shaft support on my Huntsman which is a slide fix for the prop shaft tube. Canabus

Too Powerful Brushless ? by canabus Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi All I am using Hobbyking 3639-1100 and 3648-1450kv motors in that size boats(Sea Commander, Precedent Huntsman and SG&K Gentleman's Runabout). 60 Amp ESC with either 3 or 4S Lipo batteries. Props 2 blade 40mm 1.4 or 1.6 pitch. The motors are a straight change over and the only change to the ESC is the low voltage setting for the 3S and 4S batteries. Canabus