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hi martin, please don't think I am being funny😡, but have you tried putting the plugs in the opposite way round, I still some times put the plugs in the wrong way round,the silver bits you can see I think should be facing down from the battery connection and so on. I cant believe it wont work,I have had a dx6i and never had any problems only what I have said above. there is a answer some where 👍
hi mike, not trying to be funny but a lot of people dont look in the tiny message box at top of site page just under where it says your model boats website this is where pm come to. just makeing sure as you are a new member. david
hi diver mike, I have put your message on two other sites for you, so you should get some response soon I hope. as there is a group who meet up there on sunday mornings to sail there boats near the electric power station on the car park of main road. david
[Score: 10/10] 30" St Andrew Capable of 6mph and a runtime of 25mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a 385 brushed motors (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through chinese duel esc ESC - Comments: built plank on frame from from pine cut down to size from rnli plans. made almost every part . using 2.4 ghz optic 6 transmitter with corona module fitted. sails brilliant
[Score: 8/10] 18" titanic Single Propellor (3 Blade 15mm) Direct Drive to a mfa 3-9v re140 No457 (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (3.7v) Batteries Controlled Through chinese type 10amp ESC - Comments: revelle kit bought of ebay for £5.00 sailed it in my pond where it is very smooth. it sails ok but needs better ballasting as centre of gravity is causeing it to lean a bit. useing 40 MHz mini receiver and mini lipo battery as shown in photo. glad I built it though hope you like it to.
[Score: 10/10] 16" brede lifeboat inner wheel Capable of 12mph and a runtime of 30mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 25mm) Direct Drive Powered by NiMH (6v) Batteries Controlled Through mtronics ESC - Comments: built all from cardboard, copper wire for railings, and plasticard. the plan I drew my self so semi scale. all coated in resin then painted . I have sailed this regular and had no issues with it sail brilliant. just putting 2.4 ghz into it
hi, I built this from scratch, drew my own plans from pictures I had so not exactly to scale it is about 14 inches long and sails well in my small pond. you can get the revel lightship on ebay some times but are getting rare now. david
hi, it sounds like you have the receiver to low in your boat, try lifting it higher up above the water line if possible. as I said before submarines don't work very well on 2.4 ghz because they work below water level try it and let us no if it works. its a common problem with 2.4ghz unless you put receiver above water line. a few people I have spoken to have gone back to 27mhz or 40mhz. also you will notice the antenna is only short try putting this above as well. david
hi, what type of transmitter are you using eg, 40mhz, 27 MHz, our 2.4ghz. you can find that 2.4mhz, if the receiver is below the water line reception can be very poor, i no the submarine guys can only use 27mhz because they go below the water. let us no your set up it makes helping you a lot easyer👍 david
[Score: 10/10] 15" clyde puffer Capable of 11mph Single Propellor (3 Blade 25mm) Direct Drive to a mfa 380 7.2 v (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through import from hong kong ESC - Comments: this little boat is the best I have ever made. I now have 3 and started no 4. they are named after my grand children. they love to sail them as they are so manoverable they do any thing you want. any body wanting a simple build this is the one. I have built them all from off cuts of timber. the plan is from radio controlled modelboats 1985