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    A220
    The next addition to the Onemancave fleet
    TID 172 Ipswich
    Just acquired her.... more to follow She has just passed bath trials after an initial failure of a leak in the engine room and a blown fuse … my fault !!! After some filler and some paint to the hull Bath trials completed Now waiting on sea trials 🀞🀞🀞🀞
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    πŸ“ The dreaded lergy
    11 days ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I am interested .... as soon as lock down eases perhaps then we can sort something out ... are there any pictures on here of her ?
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    πŸ“ The dreaded lergy
    11 days ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Where is the dragon force advertised now ?
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    πŸ“ tiger bandit
    2 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Found this tiger Bandit obl speed boat and all good except these securing magnets for the cover that have corroded a new set as per the photo are impossible to obtain just wondered if anyone had any alternative securing methods ?
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    πŸ’¬ Re: A220
    3 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    She had a run out in the knap a week ago .... but will need the ballast adjusting to float correctly
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    πŸ’¬ Re: TID 172 Ipswich
    3 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    She had her first voyage today at Vale of Glamorgan Boat Club @ the Knapp
    handled well but took on a bit of water .... choppy seas ...
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    πŸ“ A220
    3 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    The next addition to the Onemancave fleet
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    πŸ“ Vale of Glamorgan Model Boat Club.
    3 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    is anybody going to be sailing on Tuesday this week 28th ? haven`t got access yet so will need letting in and out ! πŸ˜€ first real chance i have had to get TID 172 put through her paces
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    πŸ“ Vale of Glamorgan Model Boat Club.
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hoping to get down Saturday to give TID 172 her maiden voyage post successful bath trials .... went past today and it looked a bit choppy πŸ˜€
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks for your inputs .... will have another look tomorrow
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Esc enters set up ok
    Push throttle forward then centre red light comes on πŸ‘then reverse .... but motor still just runs continuous ?
    Is there issue with ESC ?
    what difference does receiver mode PWM or S-bus and PPm ?
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    More progress .... my throttle is on right stick does this change the channel it connects in to ...
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Getting there .... but throttle and rudder on just 1 stick rather than split ? Any idea why ?
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Some progress made ...powers up and servo works .... all controls on one stick at moment .... and no throttle control just continues to run ...any ideas ?
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    πŸ“ Mowe 2 build
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    On this model it appears that the wood already comes with a surface already with a tissue dope applied ? Is this correct ?
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    πŸ“ Help !
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Can anyone point me in the right direction with the receiver wiring

    Receiver does not appear to be alive ?
    Which connections on receiver do i use ?
    When connected motor will run ... no control though
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    πŸ“ Frequency - Whats this all about ?
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Could someone explain in lay man terms what the issues with frequencies are ?

    What differs between us on the lake with our transmitters ? so we don`t interfere with other signals ?
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    πŸ“ Addiction
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    27 ! no addiction for me yet then ..... 😁
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    πŸ“ Addiction
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Is there such a thing as addiction to buying boats that need some TLC .... think I am on to No 3 ! 🀫
    How many do normal people have in there harbour ???
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    πŸ“ Reminder for Local Clubs
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Nerys I have acquired two boats that needed some TLC ... one has passed bath trials after initially having a leak or 3 ! and another I am picking up this week which need some refurbishment and building my first in the background ... look forward to meeting everyone and gaining some knowledge !
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    πŸ“ Reminder for Local Clubs
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Ken i am Rick I joined your club recently in Barry to sail on the lake ... I have just realized you are the same Ken who emailed me a welcome Thanks .... who else is on here that i will get to meet
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    πŸ“ Oil for prop shafts
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    thanks
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    πŸ“ Oil for prop shafts
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    What oil type does everyone recommend for prop drive shafts?
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    πŸ“ Colour match
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Sounds about right will look for that tomorrow
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    πŸ“ Colour match
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    this is the color
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    πŸ“ Colour match
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Just acquired TID 172 Ipswich

    initial bath trial revealed small leak into the hull which is now under repair was thinking of repainting the hull and giving a coat of lacquer ?

    Any idea what color the bottom of the hull would be called ?
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    πŸ“ TID 172 Ipswich
    4 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Just acquired her.... more to follow

    She has just passed bath trials after an initial failure of a leak in the engine room and a blown fuse … my fault !!!

    After some filler and some paint to the hull Bath trials completed

    Now waiting on sea trials 🀞🀞🀞🀞
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    πŸ“ Paint types
    5 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Once the hull is solid do you paint then or wait till further along ? And what is the best type of paint to use
    Thanks
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    πŸ“ Glue
    5 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    As i start out i notice many kits say to glue .... but what type of glue is best ? I have used balsa cement for balsa 😜 but how about for other woods ?
    Thanks
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    πŸ’¬ Re: First build attempt
    5 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks ... just a cruiser .... looking to use it as my practice and learning boat ... lots to learn
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    πŸ“ Bought !
    5 months ago by Onemancave1 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Buying this an impulse buy mainly because it is named after my town of birth ! anyone knows of it or its history looks nice and should be ready to go
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