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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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    ๐Ÿ“ Building a cabin
    15 days ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hello. I have decided to build a cabin for my R/C boat. I have plywood, plans and enthusiasm. However I have the skills of a amoeba when it comes to woodwork and ask the following advice.
    Which is the best method of cutting and shaping 3mm plywood?
    Is yacht varnish better that normal varnish.
    Can you get small hinges so cabin can pop up to allow access to internals.
    Glue the panels together or screw them together.
    Thank You.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Water up shaft..
    18 days ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hello.
    Just a question, I know it sounds a bit thick but I am a newbie so thick I am {For now].. My prop shaft is angled underneath the hull so can water seep upward into the body cavity?.I grease the shaft behind the prop as well as sowing machine oil down the shaft. I am worried that at the lake whilst I go for a beer/cofee with the boat at anchor water will seep upward and eventually flood it. How can I stop this as there has to be space behind the prop and a cavity for the shaft to move....
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks once again .The existing serial seems to be superglued in place so is unmovable...hence the new aerial....Will let you know how I get on.
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi Doug. I have ordered a aerial from a shop which seems much easier to fit and connect, However it says to use on 27 Mhz or 40 Mhz... My transmitter crystal says 26,99 Mhz. Is this OK to use?
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Yep,,will do..the white aerial is very short inside the cavity and my banana fingers are going to struggle to attach the socket and join the wire from receiver but persevere I shall...
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Wow.thanks so much I shall defo do what you said.......Thank you.
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    The external aerial white is not connected to anything there is a red male plug knocking about the cavity .The receiver has a red female plug connected ..I wonder if they need to be connected??
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    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi, I keep losing the signal completely or get highly irregular signals..As can be seen by the photos the Sanwa reviewer is not connected to the white aerial in the corner..It has a red plug in (shown) that hangs loose..Does this need to be connected to the aerial?The signal often revs up even when the controller is not being touched...Something is seriously confused here....Can anyone help??
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    ๐Ÿ“ Removing Prop
    1 month ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    The person who had my boat before me had the propellor fitted so it cannot be removed..The only problem is I want to remove it!.How to I remove the prop without damaging the boat, drive shaft etc.. It has a locking nut and has obviously been loktited on to the hilt. Its a [plastic two bladed affair so extremely hold to handle...Please can anyone offer any advice.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Fresh or Salt....
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Due to my remote location the easiest body of water for me to use is the sea. I have numerous peacefull bays and inlets with crystal clear and calm water with no other traffic and pure open water.. However it is the sea and as such is there more precautions I should take regarding cleaning afterwards, salt in the drive shaft etc...Please any advice will be appreciated..
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    ๐Ÿ“ Underwater decoration
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank You.Just what is a thrust washer?
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    ๐Ÿ“ Underwater decoration
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Ok I have invested in a new shiny brass propeller, ready to replace the cheap plastic one. Now how do I go about ensuring it does not become a statistic at the bottom of the boating lake. They are expensive. Do I apply Loktite then a locking nut ? What about washers? OK I heard it screws itself in on forward but can unscrew itself in reverse..Hence the loktite and locking nut..
    Please, any advice would be gratefully recieved...
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    ๐Ÿ“ The Numbers game for props.
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have just ordered a new brass prop.. M4 40MM.
    I guess the M4 is thread and the 40 MM the prop diameter. Any help? Please..
    On the replacement plastic prop package it is replacing it says
    M4 40S
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    ๐Ÿ“ Supertanker models...
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Does anyone have a model R/C supertanker. I find these ships fascinating due to there sheer size. Guess would be an easy build due to the hollow hull but very impressive.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Supertanker models
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Does anyone have a model R/C supertanker. I find these ships fascinating due to there sheer size. Guess would be an easy build due to the hollow hull but very impressive.
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    ๐Ÿ“ The Numbers game for props.
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank you sir.
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    ๐Ÿ“ The Numbers game for props.
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank you .That is great advice..
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Michelle
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    .Thank you so much,this advise is invaluable
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    ๐Ÿ“ Brass or plastic
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank You. The packaging says M4-35S, Dont know what that means. But once cleared up would be happy to purchase the right one from you.
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    ๐Ÿ“ The Numbers game for props.
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hello I am replacing the two blade plastic prop on my boat for a brass blade, Now I am confused...The plastic one on its packaging says M4-35S Dont know what that means .Research has become even more confusing .Apparently if prop spins to the left you need a right handed prop and if to the right a left handed prop is that correct?..Living in the country I dont have access to model shop so what would be the best advice to ordering the right one and also to ensure it does not come undone and sink the bottom of the lake..Please can you help.
    Thank You.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Brass or plastic
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hello. I really want to change the propellor on my new boat.It is two bladed plastic and I think It will look better with a brass or bronze prop. Now I am a newbie and confess to preferring three bladed to two. Now the thing that concerns me is the price as dumping a prop is not good.Also will the 3 blade reduce power. And lastly the prop that is on now is a screw in to the shaft type.. Can anyone comment please as I am new to all this and learning.
    Thank You.๐Ÿšค
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    ๐Ÿ“ Michelle
    2 months ago by garyp ( Leading Seaman)
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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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