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McDonald's have changed the shape of their stirrers all wavy sides I have seen a deck with the planks held down with drawing pins to make the gap between them. This was into a wooden sub structure then the gaps between the planks filed with black bumper body filler Scout
I have the same hull I made it as Ten Cents the cartoon character from the children's programme Tugs a friend gave me a hand to make the prop on his lathe was going to power it with a car radiator motor but lent it to a friend to try in his boat and never saw it again and use a car battery for power as well as ballast I now have spine problems so can't see it getting on the water any time soon
how have you got the batteries connected each pack is 7*2v have you wired them so it is putting to much power to the motor also looks as though you have covered up all the air vents to the motor also try a fuse in the system it saves blowing up speed controllers hope this helps
Hi I was sec of the kingfishers mbc Kings lynn mbc sail at leziate country club. Martin sails at Outwell on the canal bend round the church, my phone number is the 01406 on the internet if you need more info the web site we used closed down as the chaps running it retired Yours Scout
[Score: 10/10] 44" guilded lilly Twin Propellors (3 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a 555 (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 6Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through mtronics 15amp ESC - Comments: The hull was saved from a skip at Burbberys in Castleford by a friend the table and chairs come out of the front cabin when she sails and two 6volt batteries are sloted in the boiler is an old saxa salt tub with a sterident tube for a funnel this hides the speed controler etc
[Score: 7/10] 35" HSRL 2507 Twin Propellors (3 Blade 30mm) Geared to a 555 (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through mtronics 20amp ESC - Comments: credited with the most northerly rescue during WW11 the picture is in ti's D Day colours
[Score: 9/10] 45" Carole Single Propellor Direct Drive to a Volvo car arial motor Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through mtronics esc ESC - Comments: doubled up the plans motor from a smashed Volvo estate arial motor crew ex star wars characters funnel sealer tube
[Score: 10/10] 36" Empire Scout Capable of 0mph and a runtime of 45mins Single Propellor Direct Drive to a 385 Powered by Lead Acid (3v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through bobs board ESC - Comments: a Glynn guest plan guns pop rivets gun enplacements kitchen roll centers funnel specimin bottle from doctors all used as they were the right size with a 144 scale hurricane on the bow
hang on to your balsa wood and have a look at eezebilt.th/plans the wood can be used with grain vertical for curves or it can be joined if you have longer model plans I have a 45inch plank on frame model and the planks are all 10mm balsa and all are joined somewhere along their length or can be used for bulkheads also have a look at Glynn Guest plans most are aimed at beginners hope this helps Yours Scout