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    πŸ’¬ ribs
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Great craftsmanship .
    I'll be a work of art!!
    Keep us informed.
    Julian😎

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    πŸ’¬ Ayton Cross Built by Terry O'Rourke
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Terry:
    Do you have a hatch to access the rudder linkage?
    How do you keep it sealed to prevent water from sliding in?
    Can you post some pictures?

    Thank you
    Julian😎

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Umi Ryuzuki:
    Congratulations on your build.
    The model looks great.
    Your mast looks a lot like the one I'm yet to build.
    Keep up the good work.

    Julian😎

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    πŸ“ Painting Wood and styrene
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Jerry Todd:
    Hi Jerry, yes, I have heard a lot of good comments about Rustoleum paints.
    I work for a Display Company and we have lots of lacquer and automotive paints, and I was thinking to use them, but you guys have the experience and your suggestions will help me decide.
    Thank you

    Julian
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Dave:
    I just sent a post to Doug about how to set up my radar, but it was you that gave the idea.
    Thank you.
    Julian😎
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    Yes, I was contemplating the idea of running the radar via small dc with a separate switch, that way I wouldn’t need to use a channel.
    I have been inspecting lots of different wiring diagrams to set up my electronics from Action Electronics.
    Looking at them I’m beginning to understand how to embrace the project and of course, you guys will give me the last word.
    By the way, I love your models, they look impeccable inside and out.

    Julian😎

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Robot:
    Thank you for the modellingtimbers link, they have lots of stuff that I was looking for.

    JulianπŸ˜ŽπŸ‘

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    What else can I add besides all of the great complements and appreciations others have left about this website.
    Knowledge and experience is what this website is all about.
    We as rookies need them both to build our models, so anything we need is right here.
    At first I was a bit intimidated about my build, now I can sleep with no worries knowing that some great guy will jump eagerly to answer our questions .
    This website is our best tool.
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    Julian from Miami

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Dave:
    What are you doing up so late?.
    Take a look at this continuos servo I found on Ebay.
    Could it be good enough for my radar project?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/9g-Continuous-Rotation-Micro-Servo/1...

    Julian😎
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/9g-Continuous-Rotation-Micro-Servo/112281234003?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649
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    πŸ’¬ Ayton Cross Tug
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Jose Miguel:
    Looking at your knuckleboom crane, tells me that you are a great craft master.
    I will be facing soon the same situation.
    My crane is made in your homeland I believe.
    Ibercisa Estrada MuΓ­Γ±os 25
    36213 Vigo - EspaΓ±a

    Julian from Miami😎

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    πŸ“ Painting Wood and styrene
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hey guys:
    Im getting ready to slap some paint on my Statia Tug.
    What kind of paint will be the best to paint my wooden hull and styrene upper structure?

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    I guess you are correct.
    I'll go that way>
    Thanks
    Julian😎
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    The room is 3/4 to 5/16".
    I think that even if I have little room, the motor head could protrude through the radar piece itself and not been seen.

    Julian😎

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:Doug:
    Take a look at the radar picture I posted, it will give you a better look with what I working with.

    Thanks
    Julian😎
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Dennis:
    Thank you for your feedback about the radars.
    I believe you have your pulleys hidden under the pilots cabin.
    I have very little room for that type of set up, so I think the best way is to purchase the small motor that Doug recommended without any mayor wiggling.
    Show me some pictures, or I believe I have seen your set up in this forum.

    Thank you
    Julian😎

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    Hurricane Andrew??
    WOW
    During those years I had a small carpentry business dedicated to the selling, finishing and installing doors, so I was booked with work for an entire year.
    Made so much money, bought a good house, and now is paid for.
    Again β€œGracias” for every input from all you guys.

    Julian from Sunny 😎Miami (The ethnic soup capital of the world).
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    I enormeously appreciate all of your advises that everyone has given me in this place including yours.
    Maybe because I come from another culture (Cuban) very much different from yours, sometimes I have said or posted something that to you, it might not make any sense. I'm sorry, I'll try better next time.

    Giving / receiving?:

    The wisest man who ever lived said: β€œThere is more happiness in giving than in receiving.” Do you believe in this principle? if so, then perhaps you have wondered what kind of giving is the most valuable. What kind of giving really produces that deep sense of happiness that eclipses receiving?

    or 'never exhaust' :

    v. exΒ·haustΒ·ed, exΒ·haustΒ·ing, exΒ·hausts
    v.tr.
    1. To make extremely weary; wear out. See Synonyms at tire1.
    2.
    a. To remove a resource from; deplete: tobacco crops that exhausted the soil of nutrients.
    b. To use up completely: a costly project that exhausted our funds. See Synonyms at deplete.
    3. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly: exhaust a topic.



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    "There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving."

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank you Dave and Doug.
    Now I understand.
    As you guys have notice, I will rely on your experiences to set up all the electronics.
    I'm still working on the structure but thinking ahead to know how to build around the electronics.
    Whenever I see that I'm asking dumb, irritable questions, I will stop.
    Hoping I will never exhaust you guys.

    Julian😎
    "There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving."

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    πŸ“ Working radar
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    David:
    According to the specs given about the motor your recommended (GH6124s) it said that it will turn 5000rpm.
    Isn't that a bit too fast for a 1/32 radar?
    Maybe I'm not understanding something here.

    Julian😎
    "There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving."

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Doug:
    I have seen this website.
    Very little information about the gears he used.
    But is a place to start planning the way I will build my antenna.
    About the servos, I found a mini servo with continuos rotation on eBay and thats another option Im looking at.πŸ‘
    Thank you
    Julian

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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Dave:
    What a place to find gizmos.
    I love the store, and I think they have what Im looking for.
    And thank you for sharing the motor numbers.
    You guys are too much.
    Thanks
    Julian
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    πŸ“ Working radar
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hey guys!!!
    I'm looking on the web to find a way to build a working radar for my 1/32 Statia Relaint tug.
    I don't like the idea of feeding the radar movement from the bottom with a rod but rather with pulleys or a micro motor with low rpm that would fit under the radar base.
    (Third photo to the right).
    By the way, the radar base will be aproximatly 3/4"-12/16"
    I know you guys have,the answer to any of our rookie questions.
    Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

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    πŸ“ Statia Relaint
    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    First and foremost I would like to thank everyone that answered my question about fiberglassing. Your help guided me through the process and I believe that it came out very good, but still needs more work to smooth out the resin and of course I will post more progress pictures later on.
    The name of the tug is β€œSTATIA RELAINT”.
    This is one of a fleet of four vessels built by Samakona Yards in Spain.
    I chose this one because of the stealth lines that has throughout the structure or just because I love how it looks.
    I am an artist (painter), and we fall in love with colors and shapes, so maybe thats another reason why Im building this particular one.
    I was lucky to find the plans and enlarge them to 33” approximately 1/32 scale.
    This will be my FIRST scratch built even dough I have built others from kits, but never like the experts I see in this forum.
    I will be open for questions, suggestions and criticism.
    Thank You
    Julian
    From Sunny Miami.
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    2 years ago by chugalone100 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Any suggestions in how to seal a wooden tug hull with fiberglass.
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