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    (Tug Boat) TID 25
    The boat was built from a triplet plan, as you can see it was scratch built (Motor: 555) (ESC: sea sprint) (9/10)
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Agenora
    1 year ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    It does you credit sir. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ emails
    1 year ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    They will be sending them by water soon, let's hope it will be brushless.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜‰

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    ๐Ÿ“ emails
    1 year ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    We'll put it down to the bad weather then ?

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    1 year ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    l'm having the same problem. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
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    ๐Ÿ“ Sea Queen refurbishment
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi
    it must be something about this month, charging a lipo all went well, charge finished, felt just warm, tidied up, slipped battery into holder and went my tot, next thing the smoke alarm went off, got it on shovel and outside. First one in our street with fireworks, so scratch one Thames water taxi, and a blo***ng of swbo, all a wright off. Regards Dave ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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    ๐Ÿ“ Planet 5 receiver
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    if you can'nt get a spring & lever, why don't take one off a channel you're not using. Hope this helps. Regards Dave.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Motor Cooling
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    SHG Models sell a water pump that can be run for long time, l have one on my TID, and l've run for over 3/4 of an hour. Hope this helps.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Dont throw your tins out.
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Mark
    The good thing about the old heavy irons, is they keep there heat, so on a long joint, you get a good clean finish.
    Regards Dave
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Constellation
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Great model, you must be very proud of her.
    Regards Dave

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    ๐Ÿ“ WESTBOURNE MODELS
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Joe
    I hate to talk ill of any model shop, but give them a wide berth.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Flickering LED
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Sorry the volts are 2.4.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Flickering LED
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    if you go on to Components web site you will find Flickering LED's, l have used them on my TID. There forward volts is 3.3.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Flickering LED
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi
    I think you have got a flickering LED, they are used in old steam tug, to imitate oil lamps. I hope this helps.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Brass Tube
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Joe
    I get my tube from Hobbies, they do both imperial and metric, in brass, copper, and stainless.l hope this helps
    Regards Dave.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ bruce--
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Great build, does you proud.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Ripmax p-xtra sea sprint ESC
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Soft start means you can push the stick full forward and the revs builds up at a steady pace, a lot of the ripmax esc don't have bec, as far as l can remember, l switched the tranny on, centre the trims, plugged the esc and 4.8v into the res, you should get a steady light, press the button, you should be ready to go, if not let me know and l'll see if l can find the data sheet.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Ripmax p-xtra sea sprint ESC
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Chris
    I have a ripmax esc, they need a 4.8 volt surply. No BEC. Great speed controller, they have soft start, and are reliable. Hope this helps.
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    ๐Ÿ“ mast head light
    2 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi 360.
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    ๐Ÿ“ water proofing
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Colin
    I'm happy to see there's someone else how uses cascamite l thought l was the only one, everyone else seem to use PVA's. it is a great glue but not on wood that has been soaked in oil. Best of look with the restoration.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Website upgrade coming soon!
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi,
    You can sit back with your favourite bottle. Well done sir
    Regards Dave.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Derby MBC celebrates 40th Anniversary
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Andy
    Good to see you on here.
    Regards Dave (curly)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Micro servo as continuous motor
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi, All l can suggest is go on to Mayhem, go to the Black Arts section there is a video on continuous turning servos.
    Regards Dave. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    ๐Ÿ“ Micro servo as continuous motor
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi. You do'nt want the pot to move so you glue it in the nil position, when you want it to stop, centre the trim. I've used them for sail winches on small sails.
    Regards Dave

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    ๐Ÿ“ Micro servo as continuous motor
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Steve
    One thing l didn't mention is l use the trim on the channel to adjust the speed of the rotation.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Micro servo as continuous motor
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Cormorant
    I have done this several of these, centre the pot. I do by connecting it to a receiver, put the trims to, centre on the Rx switch on and move the pot so that the motor stops on the servo, then put some super glue on the pot and leave for short time, replace the small gears, the last gear has a small tag on the lower part of he gear, snip it off, and open up the hole in the gear slightly, replace the gear and the top gear. You can then use a spare channel on the rx to adjust the speed on the servo in both forward & reverse. if you have any trouble go on mayhem under the black arts section and there is a vid on there.
    Regards Dave

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    ๐Ÿ“ About the Waterline on Serenity
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    HI Mark
    I set my models up with a laser, it's on a sprite level, so you get the line on the right angle. The one l have gives line, and a cross, and it only cost ยฃ6.50. hope this helps.
    Regards Dave ๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Solent lifeboat
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    HI Lee
    I don't know about B&Q, but l get mine from Cornwallmodelboats, they sell it in metre length.
    Regards Dave

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    ๐Ÿ“ Solent lifeboat
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    HI Lee
    I use Spruce, it's long straight grain which you can bend without splitting. l hope this helps
    regards Dave

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Tugboat Serenity
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    HI
    if that's the one you want go with it, but remember Santa will want it back at Christmas. ๐Ÿ˜‘ ๐Ÿ˜‹

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Tugboat Serenity
    3 years ago by EAGLE ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    HI
    Have you tried Hobbies, they do a full range, it's just a suggestion. Serenity is a fine looking model, she is a credit to you
    Regards Dave ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘

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