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    RegisteredπŸ“…15th Jul 2018
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    Thames lighter
    maybe the 1st of many
    push tug
    still work to be done
    race 500
    standard 500 club racer
    Sea Princes
    At 23 inches long .... who washed his sea commander its shrunk, deck and fittings in the next few days now with my first attempt at planking the deck
    (Pleasure Craft) sea queen / commander
    just picked this one up needs work but will sit here for a few weeks / months / years who knows (5/10)
    (Yacht) 123
    yet another free yacht i seem to collect all unwanted more details in the morning (5/10)
    (Yacht) Magic
    yet another free yacht this micro magic will be for my grandkids (5/10)
    (Yacht) micro magic
    just picked this up needs a little work will be a little while as others waiting photo soon (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) ?? none ??
    needs motor and battery looking for advice (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Lundy shore
    just got this one in store in workshop (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) canal boat
    built this from my own plans at 12th scale (5/10)
    (Yacht) Victoria ?
    have just got this yacht and this will need a complete rework if anyone can help with information please help me (5/10)
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    πŸ“ new year
    24 days ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    Happy 2020 to all out there
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    πŸ“ woodbridge model boat club
    25 days ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    due to the pond drained for repair no sailing for me for a few weeks 😭
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    πŸ“ Merry Christmas and a happy new year.
    1 month ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    Happy Christmas and a happy new year to all.😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: MERRY ANNE
    1 month ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    mine 1/12 scale of a 72 ft craft
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    πŸ“ power fin
    1 month ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    took my part completed row boat to the club house and after a bit of banter the topic got round to sculling a row boat but unable to config a figure 8 motion for the ore . Looking on the internet i found a power fin see video will this be my next challenge
    Power Fin, easyest sculling system for your boat.
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    πŸ“ video test of meck
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    built on a base board that fits into row boat now to fit servo for left / right both drive and main drive
    row row boat meck
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    πŸ“ rowing meck update
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    just a little more on the meck but one side will have to be removable to fit drive belt when the worst happens
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    πŸ“ split threads
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    looks like its at the times or days they are posted
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    πŸ“ meck update
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    had a few hours this afternoon so started in the drive meck for the ores still a bit more to do with this as waiting on some bits from china
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    πŸ“ Thames lighter
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    maybe the 1st of many
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    πŸ’¬ Re: build part No ?
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    building 1 at the moment and if ok will be building 2nd and may be a 3rd and 4th if the tug will take it
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Model boat's push tug
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    i could scan the plans into multi a4 size pages and the e-mail them to you if this would help and i could also send plans for my lighter pm me your e-mail address
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    πŸ“ build part No ?
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    work on deck 2 hatches and yes more notice board pins note red / green one's this will donate the front as i might use magnets when pushing. need to finish gluing the its on with the painting
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    πŸ“ bit more done
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    Grand kids been and gone glue out just another quick update
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Model boat's push tug
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    the free plans were in Model Boats winter special Vol69 No 829
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    πŸ“ waiting
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    parts waiting to arrive all the way from china then i can get on with the build 🀞😁
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    πŸ“ Lighter
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    just the basic parts cut this afternoon now need to finish tug size of lighter is 24" x 6" x 3" all from 1/8 ply
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    πŸ“ push tug
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    still work to be done
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    πŸ“ Model boat's push tug
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    after reading model boats mag i started this still a way to go as i found a 1/4 sheet of 1/8 ply
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    πŸ“ Canal Boat
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    hi are you looking for a worker or pleasure canal boat
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    πŸ“ Canal Boat
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    you can have a look at this 56inch long

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fibreglass-radio-controlled-Narro...
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fibreglass-radio-controlled-Narrow-Canal-Boat-Hull-model-boats-1-12th-Scale/264523098540?hash=item3d96ce29ac:g:xw0AAOSwfX9c3rkf
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    πŸ“ Canal Boat
    2 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    6ft long built no plans 6mm mdf
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    πŸ’¬ Re: twin servos
    3 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    wow thanks so this is the one i need to make

    again thanks
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    πŸ“ twin servos
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    now looking at running 2 servos on continuous rotating but having trouble sinking them (Glug glug glug!πŸ˜πŸ˜‰πŸ˜Ž) any help out there i am using 2 x 9g servos, so the row boat can turn ????

    9g servos
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    πŸ“ test
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    sides trim'd down varnished 4 coats
    Monday is on the water test so hopefully all will be well will post video work or fail it will be show'n

    only managed to get a 4 second film it worked
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    πŸ“ row boat
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    now the sides have been added waiting for the glue to dry

    then to trim down to size
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    πŸ“ it sort of works
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    well what can i say it sort of works with a bit of fiddling lets see

    then the crew arrived ! ! ! !
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    πŸ’¬ Re: test
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    hi mturpin013 there are plenty of ways to do it look at ytube for 9g servo continuous rotation🀞
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    πŸ’¬ Re: test
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    think a 2nd servo for a rudder looks the best thing i can do
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    πŸ“ test
    4 months ago by jacko ( Warrant Officer)
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    test rig with servo
    test rig servo
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