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28th Jun 2018
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Member No. 5051
Registered 28th Jun 2018
Last Online 30th Nov 2018
City Bend
Country United States
Boats in Harbour 0
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Forum Posts 1
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RS 545 Motors by Redbanks Apprentice   Posted: 7 months ago
Greetings! I'm a first time builder attempting the Seaforth Conqueror from scratch. I have built the hull which was a major task but it came out okay. Trying to decide on which motors to invest in. I really don't want to spend $40-50 each for geared motors like Harbor Models has. I was wondering if the RS 545 motors would work in a 36" boat as direct drive. I also have a new in the box Amsterdam tug that I probably should build first as it only has the one main motor and is a ready to build kit, but I spent four years working my way up the ladder on oil supply vessels and got my USCG Master License. So, I have a soft spot for the offshore oil boats. Any advice would be helpful for both boats! Thanks