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    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Nuestra Seรฑora de Atocha had been delayed in Veracruz before she could rendezvous in Havana with the vessels of the Tierra Firme (Mainland) Fleet. The treasure, which arrived by mule in Panama City, was so immense that it took two months to record and load it onto the Atocha. After still more delays in Havana, what was ultimately a 28-ship convoy did not manage to depart for Spain until 4 September 1622, six weeks late. Each ship in the convoy carried crew, soldiers, passengers, provisions, and treasures from all over South America.The Atocha alone carried cargo whose estimates range between $250 and $500 million, including silver from Bolivia, Peru and Mexico, gold and emeralds from Colombia, and pearls from Venezuela, as well as more common goods including worked silverware, tobacco, and bronze cannons.


    In the second day of its voyage from Havana, the convoy was overtaken by a hurricane in the Florida Straits. By the morning of 6 September, eight of the ships had sunk and their remains lay scattered from Marquesas Key to the Dry Tortugas.The Nuestra Seรฑora de Atocha had lost all of her 265 crew and passengers except for three sailors and two slaves

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    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    No answer is the correct one offered to the quiz.๐Ÿ‘Ž

    ๐Ÿ“ Wordle of the Day?
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    I would have got a 2 again, but my fingers deliberately put correct all letters in wrong order. Sadly I had to chop my right hand off in punishment, I now need someone to 3D print me a new hand......๐Ÿ˜‚

    ๐Ÿ“ Wordle of the Day?
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Cracked it........first initial line.......RESULT ๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Wordle of the Day?
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    YES.. ....2nd line Yipee....

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    I'm not sure if I'm right, however alot of the answers appear to be from the American " Question of the day" maybe they have different techniques.
    Also an answer earlier in the week was Harbor again the American spelling and not Harbour the British spelling.

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Mull of kintyre is a land mass and no connection to water, in fact none of the answers are right.

    If these questions are based on the American question of the day again they have got it wrong.

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Torodog not sure if the lusitania was about in 1588???

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of day
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    No underwater, UK subs fire Tomahawk cruise missiles thru their torpedo tubes.

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of day
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Cruise missiles can be launched underwater the same as a ballistic missile by a VLS vertical launch system.
    With the standardisation of torpedo tubes, cruise. Missiles can also be launched this way.
    The UK has Torpedo tube launch Tomahawks Cruise Missiles.

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of day
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Submarines can launch both Ballistic and Cruise missiles8

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    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the day
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Thought that is was the answer, if not why not?8

    As early as 1775, Machias had made a name for itself. "In June, on the 12 of June the first American naval battle of the American Revolution, the Lexington of the seas, the first USS naval battle fought off Machias.

    ๐Ÿ“ XMAS 2023
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    I'd like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to one and all for 2024, especially all those Members who get annoyed with some of my Newbie questions.......just remember you were a newbie once as well.........but I've learnt so much.....honest ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ 3 motors in one boat
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    What you could do, is use 2 or 3 ..2s lipos wired in parallel giving out 14.8 or 22.2v then through 3 seperate buck converters down to say 12v then through 3 ESC's (One for each motor)at least that's my thinking.

    ๐Ÿ“ Huntsman
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Bidirectional motor speed reduction circuit
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    What speed are you looking for and what does the motor operate?

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    All 31 sea areas all get an individual name, so somebody on land or aboard a vessel just has to listen out for the relevant forecast they are in or going too and they get the weather forecast they need

    ๐Ÿ“ Battery Voltage.
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Quite simply I'll just wait and see๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ“ Battery Voltage.
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Like these but mine are 8800Mah

    ๐Ÿ“ Battery Voltage.
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    My PP9 batteries are rechargeable Lithium - ion

    ๐Ÿ“ Battery Voltage.
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    My 2x 9v PP9 are rated at 8800Mah each battery.
    My 2x 7.4v 2s 5500Mah each battery.

    ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

    The 2x 9v will power the ESC and motor.
    The 2cx 2s will provide 14.8v..3v..6v..12v possibly, any one see an issue with this set u please?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Battery Voltage.
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    What are the groups opinion of Buck converters up and Lipo batteries and PP9 batteries please?๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ“ Weight
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    At present it's just forward planning, my motor looks like it us a Coreless brushed, i realise now that it's totally useless for the job, j will have to revert to a gearboxed motor that will give me 30 rpm. I will just have to redesign the mounting when I get to that part, but thanks for all your help.๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Weight
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    For the Radar I have got the 4mm brushless motor to be hidden in some plastic tube, I can't really incorporate a motor with a gearbox to make it look authentic, is it not possible to connect 100 ohmn resistor or one off suitable size to the power line to reduce the motor speed from 48,000 rpm down to say around 30 rpm.
    I am not brilliant with mathematical calculations. Otherwise can I not just connect in a potentiometer to control the speed of the Antenna rotations.?๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ“ Weight
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Just to reassure me, for a 4ft boat is there any maximum weight I should be aiming for, as I don't want to sink when I get to first launching, also I want to fit at some point a scratch built radar, I'm using a 0480 micro brushless motor rated at 3v and 48,000 RPM at about 30ma, how can I slow it down to a more realistic speed please.

    ๐Ÿ“ Boat tower parts
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Just looking for the member who made the tubular frame for Radar and Radio Antenna etc just want the photos and extrusion tube sizes please.๐Ÿคž

    ๐Ÿ“ Hobbymat BFE 65 Milling Machine
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    HI how much are you looking for, I have no idea of milling machine values.

    Thanks Nick

    ๐Ÿ“ Question of the Day?
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    I've been to Canada 4x, Lake Louise is awesome. Only used the Chรขteaux facilities once, but had Dinner at Banff Springs Hotel twice.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ“ STEERING
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Robotic site appears a little over my head, I'd like to just know if anybody knows how I can connect it to a rudder servo to mimic the movement of the rudder matched to movement os the steering wheel, if its at all possible.

    ๐Ÿ“ STEERING
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Warrant Officer)
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    Here's one of my random questions.....has anybody connected a 10mm stroke linear actuator to the steering wheel, as its 2x + and 2x - could this be connected to the rudder servo some way, or am I after the impossible please?๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”



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