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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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    Got gifted a beautiful wooden motorboat with radio control accesories etc. She is now in dry dock whilst I get to know her and learn how to pilot her succesfully. Also having a paint re-touch and general clean up. Was given to me by a elderly gentleman and she was his pride and joy so this next captain has big shoes to fill. Named Michelle after my wife
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    1 month ago by 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 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    2 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Ordered today..Thank You.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Washers...
    2 months ago by 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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    ๐Ÿ“ Grease is the word..
    2 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you will do ..
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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you.will do
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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you.Will do..
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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    3 months ago by 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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    ๐Ÿ“ Hayling Island Model Boat Club
    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Are you guys still active ?
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    ๐Ÿ“ Water up prop shaft.
    3 months ago by 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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    ๐Ÿ“ Water up prop shaft.
    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Ok shall send soon as I get back from work.
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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Pictures of boat and propulsion system
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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Interior view . .Thanks so much for your help so far away
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    3 months ago by 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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    ๐Ÿ“ Water up prop shaft.
    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Prop shaft of
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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Prop shaft.
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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Images of prop
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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Will do Ron.
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    3 months ago by 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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    3 months ago by garyp ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I recently tested my boat in my bathtub and noticed water coming up the drive shaft and into the boat.. The prop is on permanently so removing it is not an option.. I have sowing machine oil down the shaft as the grease option is unworkable sue to the limited amount of clearance..Now if left, will the boat fill up with water and sink?.. Also is there a way to contain the water around the inboard end of the shaft.. Any help will be greatly appreciated..
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