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Tica

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Member No. 4142
Registered 23rd Mar 2017
Last Online 23rd Feb 2018
City 4632 Bjæverskov
Country Denmark
Boats in Harbour 6
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 8
Photos Posted 84
Likes Received 44
Likes Given 5
17 Total Posts
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Classic
Type: Pleasure Craft
Tear into
Type: Other
Phantom
Type: Pleasure Craft
Skimmer
Type: Other
Lightning 46
Type: Racing Boat
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Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
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Petty Officer 25
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Apprentice 2
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Boats in Harbour 8 48
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 16
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Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 3
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Build Blog 20 20
Blog Post 5 5
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Recent Posts
Too Powerful Brushless ? by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 17 days 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 Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days 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 Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
PM with link send 😎

Graupner Elke HF 408 by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month 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 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months 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 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months 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 😎

Day at the pool by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Vallensbæk Modelskibs Klub has access to a indoor swimming pool once a month during the winter months. Her are some of our members boats.

Aero-Naut Classic by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
My wife did build one back in 2013 and I can see that they did update the kit with good things. 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. Choice of motor: I'll use 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) and a 33mm 3 blade prop from Graupner (GRA-2299.90) as the one provided is a flimsy part that will not withstand the motor set-up. It will be running on LiPo 2S but if one need a rocket it can run on 3S. 😱 Been using LiPo's the last 5 years without any fires or explosions. They should just be treated with care, balanced when charging and not overloaded. 😎 BTW the last picture show then new vs. the old kit of the Classic

1/35 Vosper MTB by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Well I'm sorry that I'd spend time to suggest that you could use high explosives in your boat

1/35 Vosper MTB by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
I would go for a single Brushless solution 1200-1500KV with a 2S LiPo battery, this will help on the amount of weight you have to add to the model.

Tear into by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 17"/600g Tear into Single Propellor (2 Blade S Type 20mm) Direct Drive to a Turnigy 3800KV 2627 (2 Blade S Type) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through 40a ESC Sky Walker ESC - Comments: A modified toy boat from EBAY, the original electronics has been removed and a BL set-up and 2S LiPo battery has been installed. Quick, "cheap" and fun just like a "Kinder egg" 3 things in one packaged ;-). The set-up do allow it to run on 3S but it's more scream than more power. Short video https://youtu.be/rIzBSnTaxtA

Bumper boats by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
Check this out https://www.lowemodels.co.uk/bumper-boats Regards Carsten

Phantom by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 28"/1000g Phantom Single Propellor (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a Turnigy D2836 1100kv (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through HK 30 A Boat ESC ESC - Comments: Bought it as partly build, and had to take it more or less apart to make it straight. Used a PU glue for the first set of planking, what a mess but it's strong. First trails on water showed that the balance was wrong so have to re-arrange the electronics. Unfortunately the trails also revealed that I had missed something with the sealing (my wife used the same materials for her Classic without any problems) so first of all I'll have to strip parts of the mahogany plating down and redo it :-( before I'll do any thing more on this model.

Skimmer by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 7/10] 15"/500g Skimmer Single Propellor Direct Drive to a Speed 400 / 6Volt Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 1Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Robbe air control 819 Lipo ESC - Comments: Skimmer built from Model Boat plans back in 2010 (Glynn Guest). I use a 5.5"x4.5" prop. It is hard to control as it tends to skew to the side due to the twist of the drive unit, I think I didn't gave it enough angel of the motor mount. If I was to do another one, I would add small rails on the bottom to give it just a bit more direction stability.

Lightning 46 by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 28"/1100g Lightning 46 Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type 35mm) Direct Drive to a Power 600/19 (2 Blade X Type) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Robbe Rokraft 120µ ESC - Comments: Old school Robbe kit that I found 2 years ago.Build as intended except for the use of LiPo. I have only tested it with 2S mA >Cell but as the weight is less than half of the intended cell NiCD it performs great. The plan is to get my GPS logger on it. And also to test with 3S mA LiPo.

Palm Beach by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 8/10] 28"/1900g Palm Beach Single Propellor Direct Drive to a Roxxy 3656-06 1800KV Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Aquastar 120A. ESC - Comments: Billing Boat Palm Beach, it comes with a 28mm Kehrer Jet, and suggested motor is a Johnson 700. I bought a adapter and used a BL motor for more power. It's good fun and the only down side is the way to control the jet drive. There are no solution in the box and I have had some challenges to come up with a stable set-up. But hey still lots of fun . Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qBwleXQQ3E

Palm beach by Tica Lieutenant   Posted: 11 months ago
I have upgrade my Palm Beach to run BL 28mm Kehrer Jet Motor: BL Roxxy 3656-06 1800KV with watercooling ESC: Water cooled Aquastar 120A. Battery: 2 pcs. Lipo 3S 25C 3700mA for balance and weight Palm Beach from Billing Boat on it's first test at Vallensbæk Modelskibs Klub water https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qBwleXQQ3E Regards Carsten