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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Stanchion instillation on my Winter Project
    9 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Where did you obtain them please.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Update
    14 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Sorry forgot to sat watered down PVA, sort of 50/50 with water

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Update
    14 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Give raw wood a coat of PVA...lightly sand then apply coat of undercoat, then top coats.

    ๐Ÿ“ Buck converter
    20 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    OK Guys can I use a buck converter to up the voltage with a 5500 50 2s Lipo battery......7.4v up to 12v

    ๐Ÿ“ Making Your Own Decals
    21 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Unable to oped this message even when following directions.
    However I have made my own decals in the past, I use publisher document ans cut and paste from the images source, if I use an inkjet printer you need to overspray finished item lightly with either hairspray if in dry conditions or spray vanish if not......inkjet decals are not waterproof if not protected.
    With a laser printer just print out no over spray needed.
    You must use the relevant printer decal paper for the 2 different machines.
    But remember that inkjet and laser cannot print white, in theses cases you have to use a white decal paper.
    You can get a clear decal paper if white print is not needed but I've never had much success with it.
    Laser jet is the best.

    ๐Ÿ“ Power source for a 42" Fairey Huntsman
    26 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    I will be using a single 750 motor teamed up to a 320amp ESC, which I've been reliably informed will be up for the job.....not tested yet.๐Ÿคž

    ๐Ÿ“ RC Channels
    28 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Make is Fly Sky
    Model is FS - GTC3,

    It's just that I'm not confident delving into computer programming

    ๐Ÿ“ Painting
    28 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    When spraying or painting with a hairy stick, I find that after applying the tape, if you spray over said tape
    with matt Varnish it seals the edges and helps prevent paint bleed beneath.

    ๐Ÿ“ RC Channels
    28 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Is there anyone near East Yorkshire who could upgrade my transmitter software please?

    ๐Ÿ“ RC Channels
    30 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks for the replies with helpfully info, however I'm not too computer savy when delving into the programing fields.

    ๐Ÿ“ RC Channels
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Where or how can I add 3 extra channels to an FS-GT3C Transmitter please.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Free Christmas Prize Draw!
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Today's question about submarines answer is wrong, read below:-

    The Royal Navy has released figures showing just that after nuclear submarine HMS Torbay returned to her base-port at Plymouth following a routine six-month underwater, therefore the answer should be 180 days.

    ๐Ÿ“ Rudder servos
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Dave, in your opinion what's a standard size servo please.

    ๐Ÿ“ Rudder servos
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    4ft Huntsman.....what size rudder servo would I need please, such as 25kg or 35kg or bigger or smaller? ๐Ÿค”

    ๐Ÿ“ lippo wind up
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    If LiPo's are so temperamental, is there another choice of battery. Could I for example use a PP9 battery?

    ๐Ÿ“ lippo wind up
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Why do you have to recharge LiPo in a bucket or metal box please?

    ๐Ÿ“ Fairey Huntsman
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    This is my version, as far as I'm aware, when you finally fit cockpit lower sides, make sure the tops are level with the top of the sanded stringers for the decking. Mine are scratch built transomes not all perfect, but hey what was filler and paint invented for........๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I apologise for upside down images............

    ๐Ÿ“ Fairey Huntsman
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Panels should fit, however before trimming wood cut a cardboard template that fits to fit then trim wood to that pattern.

    ๐Ÿ“ Transmitter and Receiver
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    What are the best Transmitter and receivers on the market. And what makes should be avoided like the plague.
    Do Transmitter and Receivers have to be matched to the same make.

    ๐Ÿ“ Sea Queen
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Sand down to clean unmarked surface then reinstate lines before a coat of satin Varnish.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Guestbook
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    I have found this site very helpful from all members answering questions from their experiences for Newbies like me. Compared to other Hobby sites where I've amost been told don't both me with stupid questions Google it for an answer,thanks again all.....๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Fairey Faun
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi who sells decent looking Outboards, some I've seen look mostly inaccurate.
    Nick

    ๐Ÿ“ Propellors
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    What I was actually asking was that when matching an electric boat motor to a propellor, what direction do I need for a motor that turns clockwise for forward motion.....a left hand or right hand propellor?

    ๐Ÿ“ Propellors
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks Len that's the answer I wanted....๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Propellors
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Are the correct prop direction, be it left hand or right hand, determined by the direction of the electric motor or the reverse action please.๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ Huntsman photos
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Thus weeks updates.......( sorry they are upside down......)

    ๐Ÿ“ Electronics
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi. I bought an Arduino Uno for another project.
    How can I install this in an RC BOAT and what can it do or operate and hiw please.

    ๐Ÿ“ DECKING
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    Hello Brian thanks for your reply. One question do I spread the filler like grouting tiles? Nick

    ๐Ÿ“ DECKING
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    OK Guys todays question......I assume most of the decking is made of planks butted up to each other, but what about the bow deck which obviously on a slight curve. Should I shape them so that the lock together and look butted together?

    ๐Ÿ“ Wireing
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง NickD ( Master Seaman)
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    What SWG Is best for wiring. I know I have 14 SWG from the ESC, can I drop it to a smaller size from a connector to the motor? Please



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