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    (Fire Boat) Fire boat
    This is my first attempt of restoration couldn’t of done it without help of the model boat community (ESC: Mitronix) (5/10)
    (Life Boat) 14-08
    This is my first boat I have every had still can't get it to run properly hope you like it (Motor: 2 x johnson 600) (ESC: Electronize 43HVR) (6/10)
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    πŸ“ Humbrol paint colours for smit zweden tug
    21 hours ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    My apologies I don’t think I wrote the post right in the first instance I was wondering if any one had built one and had the colours that it should be yeah I appreciate I can just pick the colour from the chart which I don’t mind doing myself just wondering if anyone had the right colour.
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    πŸ“ Humbrol paint colours for smit zweden tug
    23 hours ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi hopefully someone can point me in the right direction I am after the humbrol colours of the blue, yellow and green on the smit zweden. Thank you in advance.

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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    1 day ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Doug thanks so you think even if the motors state 6v they should run be able to run 12v then if needed
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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    1 day ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Bollard pull now there is something I never thought of I will give it a try thanks again for all
    the help and advice I will still measure the boat and props for my own peace of mind I will post a couple of pictures up aswell πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    2 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Basically I was towing over the weekend and the slightest bit of wind and I couldn’t pull the tow back the tug didn’t have the power to bring it back inline
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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    2 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Dodgygeezer thank you very much for all your help I will measure the boat prop and boat when I get to n snd defo will checking how many blades it has πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    2 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yeah I understand I will measure the boat when I get home and yes the tug is twin screw the 2 motors are decaperm geared motors not sure of the gear ratio as I understand the lower the kv of a brushless motor the higher the torque so hoping someone might be able to help me work out what size speed controller would be required to run a 800kv brushless motor
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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    2 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you for replying basically I have a Smith zweden which is running on 2 6v motors which have not got enough pulling power. I think the scale is 1/32 scale does this info help?

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    πŸ“ Tug towing
    2 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Can anyone recommend a good brushless motor and esc for tug towing please?
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    πŸ“ Ellesmere Port Model Boat Club
    4 days ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    First open day of the year today at Ellesmere Port model boat club brilliant weather amazing turnout don’t forget to pop down to the model boat show at Hooton Park Trust on the 18th & 19th May just off junction 6 off the m53.
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    πŸ“ Twin screw
    9 months ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Doug thanks again for all your help not sure if my motors are geared or not but they look exactly the same as yours. My tug is 1/24th scale I think lol
    Cheers George

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    πŸ“ Twin screw
    9 months ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks Doug for your response I will try everything you mentioned I have decaperm motors and dual esc from action electronics.
    Cheers George

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    πŸ“ Twin screw
    9 months ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hoping I might find out some advice I have a smit zweden and one motor seems to be running faster then the other anyone got any ideas?

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    πŸ“ Deck Colour
    12 months ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi all i have recently bought a AL KHUBAR and the deck is painted grey every picture i have looked at on google the deck is painted in green i would like to paint it green but just wondering what the best colour green would be best and what type of paint is best?

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    πŸ“ (Fire Boat) Fire boat
    1 year ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is my first attempt of restoration couldn’t of done it without help of the model boat community (ESC: Mitronix) (5/10)

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    πŸ“ Ellesmere Port model boat lake
    1 year ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Paul yeah all good will post a picture of the fire boat it’s done 😁 yeah the pool is temporary we have took it down now but it will be back up in March I think. The pool is going to be bigger next year. Hooton is a great venue to be honest. Have a look at the photo it was taken at the beginning of the year mate.

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    πŸ“ Ellesmere Port model boat lake
    1 year ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Paul,
    We have a temporary pond at Hooton airfield and hopefully when we get settled we are thinking about putting a show on but not in March as it would be far to cold. Hope your keeping ok?

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    πŸ“ T. I.D Tug
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks Dave I will send a email over to them and see if they have a copy I could purchase

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    πŸ“ T. I.D Tug
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Any one got plans for a TID Tug or know where I could get a set 1/24 scale
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    πŸ’¬ work on solent lifeboat
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    cheers cliff i have the same boat but just found out the paint is cracking and flaking off so just working out the best way to strip it back to wood and start again. George

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    πŸ’¬ work on solent lifeboat
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Could I ask what you used to strip the paint off.

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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Paul will give you a call when I get it cause i need you to have a look at the position of the motor if you don't mind cause it seems to be too high

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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hello Paul well the bent shaft is another purchase i managed to find a complete shaft on eBay which is the same dimensions as the boat so hoping when it arrives it will fit but overall length is 230mm and outside diameter of tube is 8mm πŸ˜†
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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    thank you all for your help i went on to Cornwall model boats and I couldn't find them but with help from vosper i have now ordered them and yes it is 1/16th scale i think i now have everything I need to complete itπŸ˜†

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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    fitting kit has now been ordered and bits like the mast has been ordered from here but I am now short of the decal set would anyone no where to get them or the size of the letters needed appreciate the help fellow boaters

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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    thank you very much for your help i will be contacting them regarding what scale

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    πŸ“ raf crash tender 3ft
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi would any one no where i can buy a full fitting kit for a 3ft crash tender any help would be appreciated

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    πŸ“ blowing the dust off the fireboat
    2 years ago by georgeo5664 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    looking really good hopefully mine will be like that one day lol.

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    Stephen we are the ones that are thanking you for all your hard work keeping this site running πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Mersey Ferry RC workingModel
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