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    (Pleasure Craft) Fairey Huntsman
    Wooden Hull, built in the 70's. Used to have a Merco 61. On a tooth belt 14T and 16 T pulleys. (Motor: EMP 50/65) (ESC: Hifei Swordfish 120amp) (10/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Numbers and lettering for solent
    8 months ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi,
    This is the size of the numbers on my Solent.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Solent class lifeboat
    10 months ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi Andy,
    I bought and made the kit in the early 80's and I have 2 55mm Props fitted.
    Its name is the City of Birmingham and after speaking to other Solent owners I changed the Superstructure (port hole location and doors)
    Regards
    Alan

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    ๐Ÿ“ Aerokits Solent Lifeboat
    1 year ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    I have a problem with choosing the motors for this boat.
    The lifeboat I built in the early eighties and upto today it had 2 x Deceperms fitted(6volt). One of these now as developed a fault
    and it is far too expensive to buy a new one,soI have decided to go down the route of fitting a couple of MFA850's only to discover that these
    love the amps and thus could burn my P94 ESC.

    I would like to stay on the brushed side as I have the techobots sound generatormand this connects to the P94.

    So which motors should I choose?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Griffon2000
    1 year ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    hi, I'm in the middle of making the Griffon, what thurst motor did you use and how did you mount it?
    Regards
    olly49

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    ๐Ÿ“ motors
    2 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    In my Huntsman I have a T600 brushless.๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Richards 48" Swordsman
    2 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    I bought and built my Huntsman back in the late 70's. Decided last year to refurbish her.
    She is powered by a T600 brushless motor, 2 11.1 v lipos these are positioned midships, x50mm prop, tends to start bow down but when on the plane she looks a beautiful sight.
    I must say of all the boats I have this is the favorite one.๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Richards 48" Swordsman
    2 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    I have a 46" and I have a T600 Brushless on 6S lipos.
    This boat really moves.
    I built mine in the 70's had an IC engine in then.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Aerokits Solent Class Lifeboat
    2 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Built in 1981 and the cabin superstructure refurbished a couple of years ago.
    The original motors are 2 decaperms that are getting very hot now.
    Brushes changed in one of them which now seems to be lazy.
    It is now time to change these for a more modern type of motor.
    Because of the distanse from the hull to the middle of the shaft a 850 straight shaft to propeller shaft will not fit.
    I've decided to fit 2 bearing blocks to the underside of the mount and fix a pulley gearbox to the prop shaft.
    The decaperms where 2.75:1.
    What would be the best ratio for my new setup?
    olly49

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    ๐Ÿ“ Dangers of charging LIPOS
    5 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Many thanks for all your replies.
    I used a Fusion balance charger, except on
    this occasion I walked away from the charger.
    Will now charge in a bag outside
    Regards

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    ๐Ÿ“ Dangers of charging LIPOS
    5 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    HI to all.
    There Is a safe way and then there Is an Idiots way of charging Lipos.
    Guess which way I charged my Lipos?

    I now have several model planes and 1 much loved 6 metre yacht that have been burnt to a crisp.
    Many boats of smoke damage that will take forever to repaint and clean.
    Several thousand pounds worth of damage to my garage and the upheval this will cause whilst all the repairs are being done.
    We where very lucky that a fire door saved the house.
    Thankfully no one was hurt.

    So please, please choose a safe way of charging these LIPOS. ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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    ๐Ÿ“ Aerokits Crash Tender
    5 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi,
    I have been told that the superstructure should be Bs631 Is this correct?
    Or should It be BS697?

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Pleasure Craft) Fairey Huntsman
    7 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Wooden Hull, built in the 70's.
    Used to have a Merco 61.
    On a tooth belt 14T and 16 T pulleys. (Motor: EMP 50/65) (ESC: Hifei Swordfish 120amp) (10/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Surfury
    7 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    HI to all,
    I was the person who bought the Surfury off ebay last week.
    The hull is sound but very very heavy, the superstructure is slightly broken and crazing, so a little need of gel coat paste.
    Going to put a brushless in it instead of the OS Ic engine thats in it at moment.
    Would have liked maybe a mould from it, so to make a ligther hull.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Mast-RAF Crash Tender
    8 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    HI to all.
    I would like to rebuild my mast on the Aerokit Fire Tender.
    Does anyone have some photos please of this Item?
    Many Thanks
    olly49

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ This Is a John Smith boat
    8 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi,
    Did you used to be a member of Telford model boat club?

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    ๐Ÿ“ RTTL 2753
    8 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    HI to all.
    Just purchased a RTTL 2753 boat off ebay.
    Having looked at lots of photos I see that the superstructures are grey, but mine Is Black.
    This boat was built In the 60's and detail on this boat Is Ike the builder had either been on this boat or he was close to her In the ports.
    She has a name on the stern " Black Javelin" any body heard of her?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Solent lifeboat crew
    8 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi,
    I have a 1/12 scale Silent lifeboat In City of Birmingham livery, could someone tell me where I can purchase some crew for this boat please?
    Regards
    olly49

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    ๐Ÿ“ paint
    8 years ago by olly49 ( Able Seaman)
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    HI to all.
    Could some one tell me which paint they used? for 34"
    Aerokits Fire Tender.
    Just purchased some new decals and would like to
    give the old girl a new lick of paint.
    Regards
    Olly49

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