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    (Naval Ship) Dark Bitter MTB
    Love this pt boat. Good large size (Motor: MFA) (ESC: Viper) (9/10)
    (Tug Boat) Springer
    Caldercraft Joffre - Tyne Tug 1:48 Scale The Joffre was built in 1916 by the Androssan Dry Dock & Shipping Co. She was owned throughout her career by Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd. of Newcastle on Tyne. Specifically built for the coastal towing business her gross tonnage was 260, with an engine power of 1,140 I.h.p. this was quite a high power for ships of her day. Fitted with two sets of towing hooks, an unusual feature for tugs of her size, the after one was used for towing lighters on the river Tyne. Scale: 1:48 Length: 775mm Beam 190mm (Motor: Speedo 500) (ESC: Metro is 15 amp) (10/10)
    (Fishing Boat) Paula - Marie
    Good little fishing boat by thunder tiger Picked it up cheap and broken. Had a re sprayed fire red and named after the wife. Added a few extras and sound unit (Motor: Speedo 300) (ESC: Mtroniks) (5/10)
    (Naval Ship) HMCS Flower Class Corvette
    Plastic convention 1-72 scale. Good little boat and fantastic on indoor pools. I have put a smoke unit and sound unit in too (Motor: MFA 400) (ESC: Mtroniks ) (8/10)
    (Working Vessel) Calypso Research Ship
    Specification: Length 940 mm. Width 170 mm. Height 432 mm. Scale 1:45 (Motor: MFA 400) (ESC: Mtoniks) (8/10)
    (Working Vessel) Harry Boo
    Good model. Was sitting in a shop all smashed up paid ยฃ20 for it. Rebuilt everything on it apart from the hull. The boat is named after Harry my springer and the captain is pilot jack Jack being my other springer (Motor: MFA) (ESC: Mtoniks 15amp) (7/10)
    (Naval Ship) Eloc 80 US MTB
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    (Naval Ship) HMS BRYONY
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    (Tug Boat) Enforcer
    My fathering law built this boat to a high standard and gave it to me as he did not have room amongst the other 20 he has in his shed A lucky man indeed (Motor: MFA) (ESC: Mtroniks) (9/10)
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Shoreham life boat
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hope to Fred I'm on nights once I get up hope to pop in before heading off to work again ๐Ÿš‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ Shoreham life boat
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Fantastic. Look at her go

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    RNLI Shoreham, Tamar Class Lifeboat Launch.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Hermione Lady Colwyn
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi
    I am in the proses of building this in a 1/12 scale. I live near to the life boat station in Shoreham and see it launched many times
    Could I ask where you got the decals from and more so the name of her RNLB Hermione Lady Colwyn. As I will need this for mine

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Aerokits Solent (plan built)
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Looks fantastic. Hope it sailed well.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Valentine Day Treat
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    My misses wants me to cook this year and something special.
    Got fire brigade on stand by and an appointment at the doctors for food poisoning tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†
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    ๐Ÿ“ Midhurst Model Engineering Exhibition February 2018
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Sound like the day went very well. Shame I missed it due to a night shift

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    ๐Ÿ“ Pt boat
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    This looks like a fun boat. Going to submit a purchase on line
    Pro Boatยฎ 21-inch Alpha Patrol Boat RTR
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    ๐Ÿ“ Midhurst Model Engineering Exhibition February 2018
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi I'm not sure who is going up from the Swiss Cottage MBC at Shoreham. BOb has mentioned it and sure he will be attending with some others. Unfortunately I'm working ๐Ÿ˜ก

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    ๐Ÿ“ Guestbook Post
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Love this site
    It's helped me out and saved me a packet when it comes to electrics (ESC) and brushless motors ๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ RNLI Tyne Class
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Got any photos, would love to see it

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ RNLI Tyne Class
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Tyne-class lifeboat Shoreham-by-Sea:

    In 1990 Shoreham life boat station was supplied with a new Tyne-class lifeboat. She was the RNLB Hermione Lady Colwyn (ON 1158). The Hermione Lady Colwyn was on station from 1990 until 2010 and during that period she was launched to service 414 times and she rescued 458 people. 72 of these were classed as medical emergency but she is credited with saving the lives of 39 people. After the withdrawal of Hermione Lady Colwyn in April 2010, the station was served by various relief fleet Tynes until the new Tamar-class entered service in December 2016

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ RNLI Tyne Class
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    The history of the Tyne Class at shoreham

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    ๐Ÿ“ RNLI Tyne Class
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Morning All
    Iโ€™m just about to start building a 1/12 Tyne class model that the wife got me for a birthday. The hull is from models by design but is now owned by mount fleet models
    I wanted to go brushless motors this time around and have never used them before. Already had some help on that subject from you guys around the ESC and wire cutting. Iโ€™m going to build this model on the tyne that was base at shoreham before it got the Tamar class. Will keep you all posted on the progress

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    ๐Ÿ“ Props
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks guys

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    ๐Ÿ“ Props
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Evening
    This is a photo of a right M4 prop. Which does it need to spin for forward propulsion

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Donation all done. And thank you all for your help. So glad I found this site ๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Now that was easy. Canโ€™t believe it
    Thanks Doug ๐Ÿ™‚

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Can you help with this Dave on the ESC I have three wire to context to the motor
    Red Blue and Black. On the motor the wires are Orange Yellow and Blue.
    What goes where

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks Dave yes thatโ€™s what I was thinking. How much is this going to cost me if I get this wrong. New motors new ESC. Thanks for your help. Being as you have saved me, the cost is time and yours and others so Iโ€™m going to make a donation to the web site for up keep. That the lest I can do.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Sorry that was thanks Colin

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    The red wire from this

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thinks Colin

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    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks Dave

    I'm very new to this brushless world and not quite sure what a ESC or BEC is yet. is one of them a speed controller. I think I'm being a bit thick here and do not want to cut or remove the wrong red wire. As there a few. May have to send you guys a photo

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    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks Elsrckle

    What could go wrong now. Fitting the ESC over the weekend just to confirm it only the one red wire you cut in your diagram. ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Help needed on this one ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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    ๐Ÿ“ Brushless motors
    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi and thanks. This sounds all very complicated. I've never used brushless mortors before. Or brushless ESC.
    Disconnect red lead ?

    Anyone got a diagram out there they could send me ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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    2 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi
    I'm going to use brushless motors for the first time.
    I have a brushless ESC. Can I run two motors off of one ESC like brushed motors or will I need two brushless ESC's ๐Ÿค”

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Naval Ship) Dark Bitter MTB
    4 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Love this pt boat. Good large size (Motor: MFA) (ESC: Viper) (9/10)

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ YMS Motor Mine Sweeper
    4 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Honestly not to well at the moment. Having problems with the hull and lining up the decking as it two tear at the front. Waiting for some plans and parts that I have ordered. But I love a challenge. Will keep you posted

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    ๐Ÿ“ Wanted. R.N.L.I. Tyne Class Lifeboat 1-16 scale
    5 years ago by Spitfire99 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks mate

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