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4th Feb 2017
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Member No. 4034
Registered 4th Feb 2017
Last Online 7th Oct 2018
City Antioch
Country United States
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 4
Photos Posted 0
Likes Received 2
Likes Given 4
4 Total Posts
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Empty Harbour
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Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
4 points away from Petty Officer!
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Forum Thread 5 5
Forum Post 2 8
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 0
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Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 0
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 4
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21 Total Points
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Recent Posts
Newbie radio control question by JBRCfloats Seaman   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi, Just thought I would comment regarding the difference between Mode 1 vs Mode 2. I fly aircraft, but the configuration should be the same using the radio for boats. Mode 1 - Elevator/Rudder stick on the left. Throttle/Aileron stick on the right. Mode 2 - Throttle/Rudder stick on the left. Aileron/Elevator stick on the right. I'm getting into boats now and my radio that I will using is set up in the mode 2 configuration. The choice depends on what you have used in the past or the type of radios your boating buddies use. In aircraft flying we always use the same modes just in case someone has to step in and take over the flying. In boating I don't think this a criteria due to the fact the boat would go down like aircraft do sometimes. Hope this helps.

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by JBRCfloats Seaman   Posted: 6 months ago
Thanks for the great advise. I was thinking about making smaller amounts of the resin so that I could control the heat. Nothing worse that spending a lot of time on the tug and then have the hull destroyed while adding ballast. You guys and gals over there really build beautiful models.

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by JBRCfloats Seaman   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi, Great build. I'm in the process of building a Mid West Tug Boat and reached the point of needing to place some ballast in the bottom of the hull. I noticed that you used epoxy. I know that epoxy can get hot when curing and if you using a molded hull how do you control the heat issue so as to not warp the hull? I plan on using shot gun shot and been a bit worried about damaging the hull.😁

USA Boat Clubs by JBRCfloats Seaman   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi, I live in Antioch, CA USA and looking for boat clubs. They seem to be hard to find so I'm coming to the experts to help me out. Any recommendation will be appreciated.