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[Score: 8/10] 33"/2000g Hydro Capable of 0mph and a runtime of 10mins Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 45mm) Direct Drive to a Sss4075 (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (18.5v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Flycolor (105Amps) ESC - Comments: Complete fibreglass.straight shaft, uses three channels. Speed,Rudder,and flaps for rear plane .when using best to wear brown trousers (on 5 cells I have had 57.4 mph
[Score: 8/10] 48"/2000g Leilah Marie Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 60mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 55mm) Direct Drive to a GHD (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Hobbyking (20Amps) ESC - Comments: Fibreglass hull and top.deck is hand laid planking with black card in between to simulate caulking.props are prop shop three blades at 55mm each working radar and search lite. Mainmast lights consist of white over red, learned this very early in my career first thing you see when pilot comes aboard is his white hair, followed by his red nose..... full lighting system. Plus nav lights
Thanks am going to make another one which will incorporate a pusher prop . At least that’s my winter project when all my fleet have been dry docked etc, did one last night ( 42 inch pilot boat ) a V.T. Nelson. Only another 14 to go.
Scratch built, made up as I went along started off with single prop but much better wth 3 bladed, size is 24 x about 10. Model driver is KEN. And has been decapatated once and rebuilt using another head. Speed is good but steering not brilliant on one rudder.
[Score: 5/10] 56" James w. Crawford Capable of 4mph and a runtime of 100mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 55mm) Geared to a Hectaperm 6 volt (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 10Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Viper 15 amp 2 no (10Amps) ESC - Comments: Scratch built. 56 lighting bulbs,2 bright led search lights all Xmas tree lights can be made for commands. Working radars etc. Vessel belongs to C.C.G.S. Used for buoy maintenance,and ice breaking,surveys etc.