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    Indecision
    This boat was recently purchased on-line from the grandson of the 1:1 boat in the photos. He built the boat from old photos and his memory. This is truly a "pond yacht" as the is no access to below deck for any radio control equipment. The plan is to keep the boat as shown but to up up grade the deck hardware and aft deck details. It is powered by a small electric motor running on one "C" cell battery. More photos will follow showing the progress of the updates.
    (Pleasure Craft) Ultimate Enticement
    Lindberg Chris Craft kit 1984 vintage. A special thank you to MACK RC, Harbor Models and my local hobby shop Empire Trains for all their help (Motor: MACK RC 5000) (ESC: MACK) (8/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Masquerade
    Masquerade is a Dean's Marine OΓΉlton Lady somewhat 'Americanized" (sorry) with the inclusion of a bow seat. Many of the deck fittings were plated "in-house" with a Caswell brass plating kit. The lighting is all LED with the exception of the searchlight. The second deck was fabricated from doll house flooring as is the helm seat. More photos will follow. (Motor: MFA 500) (ESC: Alleot 320A) (8/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Hocus Pocus
    A 1950's Fleetline Vagabond boat updated by the previous owner recently converted to RC with 2 "future" 50hp Evinrude Big Twin 50 motors. Vessel is steered buy individual motor speed rather than turning the motors. (Motor: (2) K&O 1957 Evinrude motors) (ESC: (2) Alloet 320 A) (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Abracadabra
    A retro-stored 1950's vintage Fleetline boat with an original 1958 vintage K&O outboard recently converted to 2 channel RC. (Motor: K&O 1958 Johnson 35HP) (ESC: Alloet 320 A) (5/10)
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    πŸ“ Indecision
    1 month ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    This boat was recently purchased on-line from the grandson of the 1:1 boat in the photos. He built the boat from old photos and his memory. This is truly a "pond yacht" as the is no access to below deck for any radio control equipment. The plan is to keep the boat as shown but to up up grade the deck hardware and aft deck details. It is powered by a small electric motor running on one "C" cell battery. More photos will follow showing the progress of the updates.

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    πŸ“ Happy Easter Everyone! 🐣
    2 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank you and to you too
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Ultimate Enticement
    3 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    How is your build coming? I'd like to see some photos when you get a chance...
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    πŸ’¬ Frames glued up & water test.
    4 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Very nice -

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    πŸ’¬ Ultimate Enticement
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Yes it's a full width rear seat but without a backrest. I'll post the new photos in the next couple of days.
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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Ultimate Enticement
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Lindberg Chris Craft kit 1984 vintage. A special thank you to MACK RC, Harbor Models and my local hobby shop Empire Trains for all their help (Motor: MACK RC 5000) (ESC: MACK) (8/10)

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    πŸ“ Ultimate Enticement
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    This is a 1984 re-issue of a Lindberg Chris Craft Sport fishermen purchased used on Ebay. Some of the parts where broken and some partially assembled. The model did come with 2 MACK RC motors and some fabricated wood parts, including a template for the aft deck. The interior was assembled from quarter scale doll house items except for the dinette. There are 4 underwater LED bulbs with a dedicated power supply. The running, interior and radar unit are powered by a separate systems from the hull electrics. The second Li-po battery is for backup and balast. There are number of additional items added since these photos were taken including a stern seat and larger radar array .

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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Masquerade
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Masquerade is a Dean's Marine OΓΉlton Lady somewhat 'Americanized" (sorry) with the inclusion of a bow seat. Many of the deck fittings were plated "in-house" with a Caswell brass plating kit. The lighting is all LED with the exception of the searchlight. The second deck was fabricated from doll house flooring as is the helm seat. More photos will follow. (Motor: MFA 500) (ESC: Alleot 320A) (8/10)
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    πŸ’¬ Tamure
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    Very, very nice job.
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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Hocus Pocus
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    A 1950's Fleetline Vagabond boat updated by the previous owner recently converted to RC with 2 "future" 50hp Evinrude Big Twin 50 motors. Vessel is steered buy individual motor speed rather than turning the motors. (Motor: (2) K&O 1957 Evinrude motors) (ESC: (2) Alloet 320 A) (5/10)

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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Abracadabra
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    A retro-stored 1950's vintage Fleetline boat with an original 1958 vintage K&O outboard recently converted to 2 channel RC. (Motor: K&O 1958 Johnson 35HP) (ESC: Alloet 320 A) (5/10)

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    πŸ“ Older Billings Models
    5 months ago by Puddle-pirate ( Leading Seaman)
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    I recently purchased a Billings Sea King on Ebay. Not certain if I'm going to build it or not. Frankly my workshop doesn't have room for a scroll saw. This kit doesn't contain die-cut parts so a power scroll saw is a given. if I decide to sell it I'll post details. Happy New Year.
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