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    RegisteredπŸ“…13th May 2018
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    Tarpon
    Inherited this from my father after his death 16 years ago via my nephew who has had it all this time. Needs a lot of work as my father never completed it.
    Aerokits Sea Commander
    Rescued a bad build! Have to clean up Re spray and fit motor and general work
    46" RAF Fire Tender
    EX VMW UK. Going to fit 2 motors MFA 850's
    (Yacht) DF95
    This is the Joysway DF 95 which is almost the same as the DF65 (8/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Colleen Anne
    Sea Queen fun to build but having problems with Jotika direct. Comes in Kit form ex Jotika. Suggest changing the motor to the motor supplied which is a Caldercraft. (Motor: MFA 850) (ESC: Perkins) (10/10)
    (Yacht) Naulantia
    When Building Please watch out for the winch servo tangling. Otherwise a good beginners boat (5/10) Not a good yacht at all Thunder Tiger have taken them off the Market
    (Yacht) Laser
    Absolutely a fun Package (8/10)
    Recent Posts
    πŸ“ New radio- strange behaviour.
    2 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Another suggestion and please don't take it the wrong way. Try earthing the motor case to the brass propshaft.
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    πŸ“ New radio- strange behaviour.
    2 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Graupner motor aren't supplied suppressed😊😊
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    πŸ“ New radio- strange behaviour.
    2 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    You should always suppress a motor even if you are running 2.4Ghz Consider the other people!
    2.4Ghz maybe considered an " I'm alright Jack" but consider other modelers and never get a 2.4 Ghz below the waterline
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    3 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Nerys,
    I have always maintained that insurance is a legalised form of theft
    Have a good one
    Ian
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    3 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Living in SA isn't for the faint hearted.
    Heres some pictures of the break in
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    3 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Red
    Went through the ombudsman with photos and affidavits but Ho***rd were sneaky a tiny print clause said that receipts were required for any item stolen. I have a Bcom degree in Law and my mentor tried but to no avail.
    Then Hollard gave me a debit card but only for certain stores was a bummer
    Guess who changed insurers very quickly!!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜€
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    4 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    My workshop is now equipped with an instant armed response alarm separate from the house alarm as the workshop is 36 square metres and is freestanding. My problem was the insurance wouldn't payout due to me not having receipt! After 30 Years?
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    5 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    They broke through a wall in my and lifted my MyfordML7 Lathe a couple of years ago. We were sitting in the lounge and didn't hear a thing
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    πŸ“ Centurion Model Boat Club
    5 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Here's some post Covid 19 Photos
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    5 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Red,
    Gauteng Boat Club same place and set up obviously. The members have rebuilt the harbour and it looks good. Theft remains a major problem.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: A happy accident.....!
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Absolutely Brilliant Work.
    I like the unexpected weathering!πŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Thanks for the interest.
    We are very fortunate to have a great place share the total area with:
    Centurion Society of Model Engineers and Centurion R/C Truckers 1:14 Scale
    We all meet on the same day
    The photos I posted are of the boat club.
    Here's some of the truckers whose track is between the carpark and the boat club.
    The Model Engineers steam track runs around and across the dams and is nearly 2k's long
    So we have a great drawcard!πŸ˜€πŸ˜€
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Rick
    First thing is to reset the rudder and propshaft to correct alignment, strip old paint and repaint plus planking the deck and cockpit adding the screen, nav lights (proper ones) searchlight fairleads, cleats , fenders, deckrails, anchor and a rear dive platform plus some sort of instrument panel, seats etc. I will possibly try and find some colour similar to the blue!
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Red
    The Johannesburg Model Boat Club at Emmarentia is now re opened as Gauteng Model Boat Club. ( Next to the Scouts Place).
    Centurion is a great set up though
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Colin,
    Thanks! The location is great and we are in Spring, Sunday's temperature was 30 Degrees C.
    We don't run any competitive sailing just guys bumming around with boats. No High Speed or IC engines
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    6 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Here is a few photos of the Sea Commander before I strip down. needs a sanding and repaint plus adjustments to the hatches.Tried her on the open water at Centurion (Pretoria) also shown is a few shots of the club.
    Possibly one of the best venues in South Africa.
    Within the complex is Centurion Society of Model Engineers and Centurion R/C truckersπŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Fitting the side skins.
    10 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Never Enough Clamps!
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    πŸ“ Krick Nordstrand Trawler k21430
    11 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Have one of these in a 36" Cabin Cruiser Works Great! Just remember to add suppressorsπŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Norstar model fireboat.
    13 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Colin you have a very understanding wife, no wonder that you have kept her all these years!
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    15 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Putting the Sea Commander in the dam at Centurion next Sunday now that the council have allowed us to meet with Covid19.
    Just want to see how she performs before I repaint and Refurb.
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    πŸ“ SEA COMANDER RE-FURB.
    15 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Colin,
    Sorry to hear of your accident. Hope everything comes right soon.
    My Sea Commander will be at the pond next Sunday. Want to see how it runs, I have leak tested in the swimming pool but want to see it run on water before I strip it down for re painting etc.
    Will try and get photos next weekend.πŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Lighting Circuits.
    15 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Excellent work as usual. I can only aspire to this level!😊😊
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    πŸ“ Bargain 2 Axis Camera Gimbal
    17 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Pocket Money dies out when you have kids and doesn't exist when you retire😊😊
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    πŸ“ Followers
    18 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Ken,
    With me retired and my wife still working from home due to Covid, she is finding all the jobs that doing around the house!
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    πŸ“ Covid Contrasts
    18 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Spent 2 weeks aboard a fishing Vessel (Factory Ship) all fish fingers are is the absolute scrap they can't sell as fish.
    Haven't seen Skate for a couple of years in SA as it's listed as endangered.
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    πŸ“ Covid Contrasts
    18 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Come to Mozambique and watch the Chinese line fishing! No wonder fish are getting scarce.
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    18 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    SA Post Office No Doubt!
    Apparently there is a 2 month Backlog at Jhb Int. Mail Centre
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    πŸ“ Covid Contrasts
    18 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Used to fish for these when it was Rhodesia.
    As always Catfish obviously need a clean from time to time due to the mud
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    πŸ“ Turnigy or FlySky i10 Receiver & Turnigy RC Switch wanted.
    20 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Guys
    This is something you might be interested in.
    Manufactured by Graupner
    Graupner SXM 4 Output Receiver Controlled Switch
    ▢️
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    πŸ“ Turnigy or FlySky i10 Receiver & Turnigy RC Switch wanted.
    20 days ago by Ianh ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Robbob
    They keep Flysky
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