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    (Life Boat) St Andrew
    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 (Motor: 385 brushed motors) (ESC: chinese duel esc) (10/10)
    (Ocean Liner) titanic
    revelle kit bought of ebay for Β£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. (Motor: mfa 3-9v re140 No457) (ESC: chinese type 10amp) (8/10)
    (Life Boat) brede lifeboat inner wheel
    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 (ESC: mtronics) (10/10)
    (Working Vessel) clyde puffer
    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 (Motor: mfa 380 7.2 v) (ESC: import from hong kong) (10/10)
    (Racing Boat) K7 BLUEBIRD
    scratch built from plans, plank on frame. all planks cut on my table saw 6mm x 1.5mm all timber is from scrap wood seald with resin then painted. hope to try brushless motor. now tried brushless but dosent seem to make any difference. back to the drawing board (ESC: import one) (10/10)
    (Life Boat) anthony robert marshall
    liverpool class lifeboat built from scrap timber on plank on frame. all parts self made named after RHYL LIFEBOAT anthony robert marshall built from plans of my hobbys store, sails very well (ESC: mtroniks 15amp) (10/10)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Clyde Puffer. Scratch Built.
    13 days ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    these are the best little boats going,you will enjoy building it. I have built 4 one for each of 2 grandsons and 2 grand daughters. they sail brilliant. πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Puzzled
    1 month ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    same here colin h totally lost where every thing is hope I can get my head round all this. they tell me this is the future.

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    πŸ’¬ Copied from youtube
    3 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    fantastic, a lot of work gone into that figure movement πŸ‘


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    πŸ“ Free plans Inc Tamar lifeboat plans
    5 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    very nice finish glad to see it sails wellπŸ‘. I must get mine going on the water next year.


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    πŸ“ ANGLE RNLI 150th ANNIVERSARY
    8 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hope this was a success on Saturday and you made lots of money for rnli. will there be any photos.

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    πŸ’¬ Wheels
    10 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi hammer,
    you have made a nice job building those wheels, πŸ‘ your method works great. keep posting

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    πŸ“ Spektrum, new, useless...
    10 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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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 πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ Wheels
    10 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    forgot to ask how do you solder all them joints .


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    πŸ’¬ Wheels
    10 months ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I have really enjoyed seeing how you made your wheels πŸ‘. will you show the finished job please, when you have done it, as I said very interesting πŸ‘


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    πŸ“ Sunk yacht
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi mike,

    if you can, let me no when you meet up i will try to come myself.

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    πŸ“ Sunk yacht
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi sorry about sending😑 to you must be one of those mad moments thanks for returning it to mike hope is all sorted now.

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    πŸ“ Sunk yacht
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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.

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    πŸ“ Sunk yacht
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi mike,
    I have sent you a pm with details of the owner of the yacht.

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    πŸ“ Sunk yacht
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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.

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    πŸ“ Quiet day at the lake.
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi colin,
    as figtree says,πŸ‘ I can put them on for you if it helps just email them and I will upload themπŸ‘.

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    πŸ“ (Life Boat) St Andrew
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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 (Motor: 385 brushed motors) (ESC: chinese duel esc) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ (Ocean Liner) titanic
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    revelle kit bought of ebay for Β£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. (Motor: mfa 3-9v re140 No457) (ESC: chinese type 10amp) (8/10)

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    πŸ“ (Life Boat) brede lifeboat inner wheel
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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 (ESC: mtronics) (10/10)

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    πŸ“ Model Boats Dec 2007
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi Charlie,
    if you tell me what article you want, I can scan it from my copy. let me have your email and I will scan it for you if this helps.

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    πŸ’¬ RNLI Tyne Class
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi.
    there are four for you to get you into the mood for building, if you enjoy it as much as did, you wont stop building. I have the full build some where. if you need any help let me no.

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    πŸ’¬ RNLI Tyne Class
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi,
    keep the photos coming I built this my self from scratch, plank on frame and love sailing it πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ Aerokits Solent (plan built)
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    brilliant build πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine October November 1986
    1 year ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    hi skydive,
    did you get the build article from model boats of the tyne. I have all the copys from the magazine as I built it plank on frame, some years ago. let me no if I can help

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    πŸ“ Free plans Inc Tamar lifeboat plans
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    this is one i built from the same plans πŸ‘, some time ago, i have put radio in but never tryed sailing it, just for display only.

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    πŸ“ Lightship
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    thanks sonar,πŸ‘ for putting the link I haven't got a clue how to do it.

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    πŸ“ Lightship
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    high figtree, does this bring back any memories, made this from card from free download a few years ago. I like all the old light ships they have a lot of detail.

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    πŸ“ Lightship
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    few more photos. also i have put a led flashing light in as well on 3 little earing aide batterys

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    πŸ“ Lightship
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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.

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    πŸ“ dicky motor
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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.

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    πŸ“ dicky motor
    2 years ago by jtdavid ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    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 easyerπŸ‘

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