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    Hello. Thanks for having me. I was gifted a beautiful model boat by a customer where I work as a chef. Hooked..
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    11 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    How long is a the normal 4 cell battery pack meant to last.Mine lasts about 10 minutes then its dead. How do I know if it is the charger that is at fault or the battery. I power a single screw boat.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    At last is my handmade motor boat cabin cruiser..Based on the Chris Craft hull..Night lights in cabin courtesy of a LCD headlamp.Ships dogs via toybox...

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Washers...
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Ordered today..Thank You.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Can anybody help where I can source M4 nylon waterproof washers here in the UK..Funny enough It is proving to be difficult.....Thank you...

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hello I have the grease ready now how do I pack the shroud? As can be seen the hole is only 4mm..How can I get the grease in all the way.Please can anyone help...Thanks..

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you will do ..

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Ok.. Now do I pack the shroud with grease...Or do I smear the prop shaft with grease or do I do both...?I have never done this before...Also do I pack the shroud all the way inboard or do only pack say an inch or so from the prop...Please can you advise....

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you.will do

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you.Will do..

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you Can you name them so I get the correct ones..as in nylon my shaft is 4mm I'm no use

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you..Where are the bearings?The shroud is just hollow....The first option is the best. Now some genius Loktited the prop onto shaft so an added complication....Please can you help...

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    A short while ago I posted a thread regarding water up prop shaft...Following the advice on this forum I removed the rudder and the shaft was taken out ..Enclosed are photos...Now how do I waterproof my shaft?..Grease is a given but what washers do I use on the prop end.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Water up prop shaft.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Would like to thank all the great guys who posted fantastic advice and comments on the subject... I have decided to simply temporarily put a face flannel under the prop shaft inboard and remove it after sailing to wring out. Also prior to sailing grease both ends a lot to limit ingress... A model boat shop has offered to fix it but until finances, time and travel allow me to take her there, this shall have to suffice....To all of you, Thank You..

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Ok shall send soon as I get back from work.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank You so much for that great advice.. Gonna go for it and keep you posted.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hello the hatch covers the radio and rudder assembly and is separate from the propulsion system..I am at work now so shall post pic later.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Pictures of boat and propulsion system

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Interior view . .Thanks so much for your help so far away

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Colin I may have to take her to a shop but there isnt one around where I live.. I dont have the tools, expertise or time to attempt this myself. Also the prop was loktited onto the shaft and the same again inboard.. She runs beautifully so maybe I should just run her one a week then drain the water out afterwards. It is minimal anyway...What do you think?

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Unfortunantly both the propellor onto the shaft and the shaft was locktited onto the U joint inboard so I have another hurdle...Maybe due to the fact that I only sail her once a week due to work and the ingress is minimal due to the propulsion I should just grease the prop shaft outboard and just empty the water out after sailing.I really do not have the tools, time and most importantly the expertise to strip this all down....Any advice? Thanks to all of you for your great help so far..

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks for the great reply...Unfortunantly that all seems a bit expert for me ,maybe it would be better done by a pro or someone with more experience.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Prop shaft of

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Prop shaft.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Colin.. I cannot pull the shaft as rudder is permanently fixed.. It is just a case of trying to get grease inside the brass stuffing... Failing that try and catch the water at the inboard end.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Will do Ron.

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    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi . It is the normal type of shaft.. The rudder is in the way and is fixed permanently...I did not build this boat as it was gifted to me by a venerable old gentleman who had it for 20 years and prior to that the original builder had it for 30!. She is beautifully made and sound.. The only problem is this water ingress.. I am loathe to destroy anything but it seems the tube is permanently fixed to the hull with the shaft inside...Somehow I need to get grease inside this tube..Failing that, add a water catcher at the inboard end.



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