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Tica

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Member No. 4142
Registered 23rd Mar 2017
Last Online 17th Feb 2019
City 4632 Bjæverskov
Country Denmark
Boats in Harbour 6
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 14
Photos Posted 156
Likes Received 97
Likes Given 15
41 Total Posts
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Harbour
Classic
Type: Pleasure Craft
Tear into
Type: Other
Phantom
Type: Pleasure Craft
Skimmer
Type: Other
Lightning 46
Type: Racing Boat
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Commander
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
142 points away from Captain!
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Boats in Harbour 8 48
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 28
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 3
Video Post 15 15
Video Response 3 3
Build Blog 20 80
Blog Post 5 45
Blog Response 3 27
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 15
Received Likes 2 194
458 Total Points
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Recent Posts
Danish Steam. by Tica Commander   Posted: 14 days ago
Both this boat and the other one you link to is done by a member of Vallensbæk Modelskibs Klub, where I'm also a member Bernhard is the local king of detailing his boats (and trucks).

Progress on the cabin by Tica Commander   Posted: 22 days ago
A bit of slow progress, dame😡 Billing do not make it easy to assemble it

Cabin structure by Tica Commander   Posted: 23 days ago
More to come 😎 Just had a short diversion with a Lead Auditor Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices course for the last 3 days.

Cabin structure by Tica Commander   Posted: 28 days ago
A bit of progress, it's a bit of a challenge to assemble the structure as there are only a general over view on the drawing. But the cabin is coming together.

White Star BB"570" by Tica Commander   Posted: 29 days ago
Started on an easy build. A White Start from Billing Boats. As usually the build instruction is very basic, all is more ore less shown on the main drawing. I have skipped the original 3mm shaft and added a 4mm from Robbe incl. a 3 blade Graupner racing prop as used in my Classic. I'll be using a 1100KV Brushless motor with a 2S LiPo. The basic of the hull is now done.

Older Billings Models by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
That is a BB Samson II, using the same ABS hull as Sea Star and Polar and as you state from the late 80's- beginning of the 90's. DMI and BB were competitors in the 60-80's and the wooden model names are often mixed up, between them. This at least in Denmark.

Older Billings Models by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
👍 BTW it is not German but Norwegian Use Google translate it's not perfect but give you an idea about it

Older Billings Models by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Happy new year to you to I would believe that the Samson is DMI Samson http://www.radiostyrt.no/forum/modellb%C3%A5ter/byggeprosjek... The yacht could be BB Neptun (I have a complete kit and a copy of the drawing on stock), Sea Star or Sea King both is with ABS hull. It could also be DMI admiral. But I don't recall any DMI / BB yachts that was to be painted yellow. Regards Carsten

aeronaut classic by Tica Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
I have the following setup in my Classic: Graupner BL Compact 260Z 1380KV with a Graupner ESC 18A FWD and REV. The shaft is replaced with a Robbe 4mm (no 1442) as the one provided is a flimsy part that will not withstand the motor set-up. Prop is a 33mm Graupner racing item. It is running on LiPo 2S but if one need a rocket it can run on 3S. Great fun to build and performs great on the water

HELP needed re: Graupner Neptun by Tica Commander   Posted: 4 months ago
I have a nearly completed Neptun, but is also missing the cranes. I have just done the hatches with tie downs. As I recall the scale is approx 1:87 (H0) but please check if that is correct.

What Li-po? by Tica Commander   Posted: 9 months ago
It's a great old-timer ( It was my boy dream back in time, BTW s... I'm getting old 😱) Stay with 540's and go for LiPo's, for the difference in weight vs capacity you will get a very long time on the water. But you need to get a proper high quality balancing charger to take care of your LiPo's. I have changed to LiPo's in almost all my models.

Ready for the first test on water by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
A became a very short test 🤔 The wind came from the worst possible corner today and were too strong so the model leaded over due tot he wind so not worth risking it too much, there will be another day 😎

Ready for the first test on water by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Well not finished yet but ready for the first water test, first test in the bathtub is promising but the pool is closed due to some breakdown, but hey they promise 15°c tomorrow so we will enjoy some bread and coffee at the lake and get it tested 😎 BTW changed the 2.2Ah LiPo to a 5.2Ah to get a better balance, weight is now 762g.

Vivace Patrolboat More progress by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Some more progress during the last days. I was not totally good with surface of the stocking so I gave it at thin layer of P100 and cleared the surface with 120grid paper. I soaked the spray-rails for a few hours and pined them to the hull and left the to the next day, then glued them with 2K epoxy. The total weight is now 562g, GG estimate that the perfect weight would be 800g. Hope to have it watertight before April 7th, as we have the monthly day at the indoor pool at that date.

bad day at blackrock by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Damn to read 😡 My nephew of 5 year at the time, was diagnosed with the big C in his brain back in 2015, and it brought the family in close, we all joined some family time in Houston and would not trade those 10 days for any thing 😎 I'm also the proud and humble owner of a Armindale Patrol ship build by a nice chap in Helsigør Denmark. This was handed over to me when he had to attend to his last sea trip due to the big C 😭 and I'll treasure this model to the end of ... Keep the thoughts bright and clear, and remember to appreciate the good times with all those you enjoyed the good times with 😎 and don't forget to tell them that 👍 Many people do win the fight 👍

Now done with the Hull by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Well done goofing around with the stockings 😁 (wife is ready to have me submitted to the loony bin 😎 and back to building, this is my first time with nylon stocking and epoxy. Think it looks great. Now one just have to wait for the epoxy to cure.

Vivace Patrolboat by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Back from Penang. Nose job done and filler applied. I'll go for a epoxy and nylon stocking setup as dope is hard to get in DK, and it is smelly compared to this epoxy. So watch this space 😎

PBR "Cannedheat" by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
I think that I'll take it easy on the first trails, as the size (kv) is a choice of overkill 😜 But let us see what happens 😁 I have not been able to locate any video of a Deans PBR on the water.

PBR "Cannedheat" by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Your right but on the other hand on saved from the scrappy 😎 and I paid a fair "very low" price for it.

Vivace Patrolboat by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Basic structure glued together and the "planking" is done. "Nose job" is next and then some sanding has to be done.

Vivace Patrolboat by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
And then to the build 😊 I'll being using UHU Holzleim Wasserfest for this build. Bottom plate in 1,5mm ply and the 3mm stern is cut. The longitude support strips is being glued. And the engined "room" is done.

Vivace Patrolboat by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
The Turnigy 3800KV 2627 fits directly on the jetdrive without any modifications needed. Please remember to keep that small spacer made of GF, between the motor and the drive.

Vivace Patrolboat by Tica Commander   Posted: 11 months ago
Started on a new "in between" model boat Vivace drawn by Glynn Guest. I'll use a Chinese jet drive as designed by GG but with a minor modification 😁 Which is a BL Turnigy 3800KV 2627 running on 2S LiPo. (as I also did on my NQD Tear Into Pro Mod.)

PBR "Cannedheat" by Tica Commander   Posted: 12 months ago
I acquired a partly started Deans PBR "Cannedheat" it's a pre 2011 kit as it had the old instruction. First step was to contact Deans for a updated build instruction which was mailed to me within a day 👍 The kit was started, meaning many pieces was cut out including the hull, this was not done that good, so I have had to fix some issues on the way to make everything fit. I have chosen to fit a BL motor, same setup as my Classic, instead of the 385 type recommended in the kit. BTW this is the last time I buy a started kit without being able to go though it in real life, it takes too much time and effort to recreate all the mishaps.

Too Powerful Brushless ? by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Regarding propshop and other possibilities you could look up protean design on Facebook. He has some nice items. And I would stay on 4mm shaft as you will get the largest range of props to choose from.

Too Powerful Brushless ? by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
HI there With that setup you are trying to make a boat fly :-) Several members of my local modelboat club is running the same setup as I do with my Classic. And that is a Graupner Compact 260Z 1380KV for the Classic 2S is more than enough and 3S will still make the Queen fly over the water. So a 1100KV on 3S with a 3 blade semi racing prop will do a great job. You could also cut down on amount of "S" on your existing setup and program the ESC to slow start.

Graupner Elke HF 408 by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
PM with link send 😎

Graupner Elke HF 408 by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Hello Allen I believe that I do have the full instructions and plan with my half build kit of Elke, I can dig it out and check it out, and if they are there, I can take some pics of it if you need it ? BR Carsten

Classic by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
[Score: 9/10] 22"/1000g Classic Single Propellor (3 Blade 30mm) Direct Drive to a Graupner Compact 260Z 1380KV (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Graupner 18A (10Amps) ESC - Comments: This is a aero-naut Classic and I would say that it's a second revision, as there has been changed several items, compared with the one my wife build 3 years ago. 1: The wind shield is now fixed in slots in the deck and not just glued to the edge of the cockpit opening. 2: There are now padding and leather for the seat included. 3: There are a few etched details for the instrumentation, steering wheel and step plates for the deck. 4: There are notches at the break off parts that will help in fixing the sides when gluing them in place. I used the same set-up as my wife's which is: Graupner BL Compact 260Z 1380KV with a Graupne ESC 18A FWD and REV. The shaft is replaced with a Robbe 4mm (no 1442) as the one provided is a flimsy part that will not withstand the motor set-up. Prop is a 33mm Graupner racing item. It will be running on LiPo 2S but if one need a rocket it can run on 3S. Great fun to build and performs great on the water

How many is to Many by Tica Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Approx. 16 working and 3-4 under construction, how many on stock to be build / refurbished who knows but more than 8 and then there are all the drawings for new projects 😎