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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Ready to maiden!!
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Like it fella , I have the Tamiya 1/35th model & I also have an R.C PBR MKII @ Over 50" long . Have a look in my Harbour there's some pics there you might like . Keep up the great work & enjoy the hobby ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Deans Marine PBR
    4 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    That's a great kit . The PBR is the favorite in my collection . Have a look in my Harbor for some pics . Look forwards to seeing more of your progress & well done ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ MFA Piranha
    7 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Boatshed , Yes all MFA seem great boats . As for the Spearfish I have a Thumper Overlander in mine 2nd hand and cheap . if you want the wow factor in yours look to fit a Leopard brushless in runner as the result is fantastic . Look it up on YouTube couple of films of one ripping round a pond ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ MFA Piranha
    7 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yeah MFA made lovely boats , I have two Piranha's a Spearfish & a Tracker . Check out my Harbour they are in there .๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Coalville Model Boat Show
    7 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Wishing all fellow members attending the best of luck and have a great time . Awesome show ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PS. Waverley
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great to see a model of this Old girl , I got to spend a day on the real one as an organised trip with our boating club . Was well worth the time and money , absolutely fantastic seeing all the inner steam workings . Very well done

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PBR MKII
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    These are originally an I.C kit 1/6 scale , there is a company in Germany still making them believe they are called MHZ. I think I've scene them in 1/8 and 1/35 scale too . Also other builders have used water jet drives on films I've watched . This one is running on brushless motor normal prop and direct drive as all my boats have so far . Keeps the cost of spare parts down %uD83D%uDE0E%uD83D%uDC4D

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PBR MKII
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Des , was worth the effort for sure . Nice seeing you today as well mate . ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PBR MKII
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks Figtree ,Will try and get another film done in the summer .... if we get one that is ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PBR MKII
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Andy , yes she goes well and I get about an hours run time . A lot of people have commented how nice it looks drifting when in a turn . Certainly a wake maker . ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This film was taken on our home lake at Needham Market . Originally an I.C powered boat I have converted to single brushless motor on a direct drive 48mm prop , single rudder . Powered by 2*5000mah 4 cell lipos . As you can see I am very pleased with its performance . ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ HMNZS Canterbury, HMNZS Waikato, HMNZS Taranaki
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    These look fantastic all together like that , job well done ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PBR "PIBBER" VIETNAM RIVER RAIDER
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This boat has now had a brushless motor fitted and single prop . Running on 2 * 5000mah Lipo 4 cell batteries . Goes very well , will try to get a film on come summer ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ American Enterprise
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looking good , would be great to see a film of it once operational ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ HMNZS Royalist
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Wow , job well done Sir ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Puffy lipos
    8 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    You might find this an interesting read ๐Ÿ˜Š



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    ๐Ÿ“ Tug Sinks Duck In Viscious Attack
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Give me the Rum and I'll kiss the Duck ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ mfa spearfish
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    What a great bit of luck ! . I have an Overlander Thumper brushless running on a 4 cell lipo in my Spearfish, give's me an hour of skipping round the pond . if you want it to be a missile though I have seen Leopards motors fitted in them . Have a look at my Harbour pics . Also check out Youtube for inspiration . Happy Boating ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ MFA Spearfish
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I know what ya mean Derek , I have two MFA Piranha's and an MFA Tracker as well as this Spearfish all great boats

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ M.F.A Tracker
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Father , hope to get a film of Nam boat on soon ๐Ÿ˜€

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Bullet
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Absolutely Neil :-)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Guestbook Post
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A must to join for anyone into model boating , the knowledge base available and friendly crew / members is something you just can't do without . No matter young or old there is a place for you here ๐Ÿ˜€

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ M.F.A Tracker
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Dave , yes I have converted all my boats and my sons to brushless with lipos now . just so much better :-)

    ๐Ÿ“ M.F.A Tracker
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is my M.F.A Tracker . When originally purchased it had the large and heavy 850 motors in it and old electronics , after a close call with a fire on board I decided to refit her out with modern Brushless motors and over rated Escs powered by Lipo's . Works out a 1/3 rd the weight 3 times the speed and run time over an hour . So a great result

    Oh yes , sound effects donated by nearby Tug ๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ“ Bullet
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Joysway Bullet Brushless RTR Deep Vee

    Water cooled 2815 Outrunner brushless motor. 50A water cooled brushless ESC
    Top speed: 45 km/h. Powerful 37g rudder servo. CNC aluminium alloy rudder. Shaft drive system: 3mm flex cable drive. Twin blade nylon propeller.
    Length: 740mm (29.13"). Beam: 180mm (7.09"). Weight: 1140g (2.51lb) (Model only).
    Hull materials: ABS injection moulding
    Get about 35 minutes out of a 11.1 v 2200 mah lipo
    But most of all good fun ๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ“ (Racing Boat) Bullet made by Joysway
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great little boat for blowing the cobwebs out ๐Ÿ˜Š would score it a 10 but takes a bit to control on steering (Motor: Water cooled 2815 Outrunner brushless motor) (ESC: 50A water cooled brushless ESC w/BEC) (9/10)

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ H.M.S Fearless
    9 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes , remember it well . Was an amazing day & everyone commented on the standard of detail . Definitely the Jewel in the crown at the club . One very proud son ๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ fast gets faster!
    10 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Maybe a little more bow weight would stop the problem , my Spearfish used to do that all I did was put lipo length ways and it stopped , but yeah if your happy with the bigger being the faster then go for it ๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ fast gets faster!
    10 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    He who dare's Rodney , he who dares ! ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ fast gets faster!
    10 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง CraigRobotham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great performance , what we talking about RPM of motor and gearbox ratio's wise ?



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