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    πŸ“ A Birthday Wish!
    6 months ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Belated happy birthday Ed.
    Yes, grandchildren are great. My 71st birthday today and waiting for a phone call from my son.
    Cheers Hugh
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    πŸ’¬ MAGGA DAN
    8 months ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Fantastic jobπŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Bristol pilot cutter mascotte
    1 year ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Good tip Hammer. Will try that.

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    πŸ“ Quote from A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
    1 year ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Never expected to get words of wisdom, and truth, from a model boats website! Thanks! πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ HS Simitzopoulos P28
    1 year ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I also like your attention to detail. Your radar masts turn and, your flag flies in the breeze!
    Cheers Hugh
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    πŸ’¬ HS Simitzopoulos P28
    1 year ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Love the way she looks in the water. My father in law was an officer in the Hellenic navy, and the name of your ship grabbed my attention.Great! Love it!

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    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    1 year ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi Alan,
    I, too, am building a Clyde Puffer. Mine is scratch built ,and same scale as yours. I have installed a 6:1 brushed electric motor. I wanted scale speed . The shaft length was 11" from memory.
    Interested in how you get on. Clyde puffers were lovely ships.
    Cheers Hugh

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    πŸ“ Warning
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Japanese safety boots are the go then?
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    πŸ“ How many is to Many
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have two working,one almost there and another scratch built coming up, plus 5 static models. We are strange folk, but must have something in common to be building and sailing them.

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    πŸ“ Futaba Attack 2ER
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks to all of you who gave me some advice. I found out that The crystal on the transmitter was missing. it was in the box, so plug in and great joy! Tears of happiness. I bought this set years ago in Dorchester, Dorset on a trip to see my parents. I think it is a bit cheaper to buy here, but I will compare next back in the UK.
    Cheers, and thanks again guys, much appreciated.Hughie😎

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    πŸ“ Futaba Attack 2ER
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi Dave,
    No problem, I appreciate your advice. I will do as you suggest, and see how that works out.
    Cheers Hughie

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    πŸ“ Futaba Attack 2ER
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi Dave
    Thanks for your reply. No, I didn't try the RC before the aerial got broken. Yes, I have stripped the wire and twisted them together, but haven' t soldered them as yet. I haven't put the battery plug in the servos or vice versa.I will try what you suggest and let you know how I got on.
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    πŸ“ Futaba Attack 2ER
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have installed a Futaba Attack 2ER receiver plus 2 servos in my fireboat. Both lights are 'on' on the transmitter, and there is the correct voltage coming from the battery supply to the receiver. When I plug in the servo ,the servo moves a bit. However, the transmitter has no effect on the servos. I have checked and rechecked the connections. The aerial was cut, but I have joined the parts together temporarily. Can anyone give me any advice?
    Cheers Hughie

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    πŸ“ Futaba antenna
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks Yax,
    I thought of doing that, but lacked confidence.
    Cheers,
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    πŸ“ Futaba antenna
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks Dave, for your advice. Will sleep soundly now.
    Cheers
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    πŸ“ Futaba antenna
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have a Futaba Attack 2ER system installed in my Fireboat. Through my own haste, stupidity, the antenna on the R122JE receiver was cut, about 1" from the receiver. I know the antenna/aerial must be kept to a specific length. Does anyone know if it is possible to join the 2 ends together, or replace the antenna? If neither of these is recommended, does anyone know where I could buy a new receiver. I have had no luck, so far, in Oz😭

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    πŸ“ Clinker Potting and Crab Boat
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Nice detail.I think the wheelhouse should be at the bow, just my preferenceπŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ SMIT NEDERLAND
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks for all of the detail photographs
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    πŸ’¬ Sea Queen built by Robert Peberdy
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Liked your video,and the accompanying musicπŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ Sea Breacher
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks. I am interested in building a RC sub, but am concerned about water entering the hull.

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    πŸ’¬ misty isle b 55
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Any internal photos?

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    πŸ’¬ glorious b 428
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Have you any plans for this boat? Nice job!

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    πŸ“ Skye
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Scratch built. Copy of Scottish fishing trawler with belt drive to propeller shaft from small electric motor

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    πŸ“ HI From Munich
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Like you made control line aircraft at school, and then returned to it a few years ago and joined a club. Good luck with your build.

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    πŸ’¬ Sea Breacher
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    How do you prevent water entering the prop shaft?

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    πŸ“ getting old
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I agree with boaty. My models have improved and I am more persistent than when I was younger. Hugh

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    πŸ“ RAFCrash tender
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    Started the boat when I was eleven, now I am sixty-nine.inspired by your site and want to complete it and sail it.

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    πŸ“ HI From Munich
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    I was given a RAF crash tender kit many, many years ago when I was eleven, and a boy in Yorkshire. Now live in Queensland , Australia. I think it was a too much for me, and my Dad wasn't interested, too busy........ and well not a good Dad anyway. it was left partly constructed for years and then I completed the hull and installed an ic engine. Left for more years until I saw this site. Bought a fittings kit and now my boat looks very like others on line.still haven't sailed it, as more needs to be done. I will put up some photos soon. it is interesting to see the differences in the crash tender photos from the members. I guess it reflects our personalities and our boat's histories.
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    πŸ’¬ Wm. Lyon Mackenzie
    2 years ago by Hugh ( Leading Seaman)
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    beautiful!πŸ‘
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