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    ๐Ÿ“ Smoke/steam output for models
    6 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Will it have a fan controlling it ?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Proximity (Hall effect) sensor wiring
    6 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi, what sub are you building as i'm making magnetic power on/off switch if there space in the WTC.

    cheers Tim

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    ๐Ÿ“ Equipment wire
    8 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Another good source of cable i use are network cables. pain to strip but each one has normally 8 cables inside.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Old Futaba servo wiring...
    10 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    been look for one of these for 40 megs for some time.
    been looking into the arduino route but only find it for 2.4 :(

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    10 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Lovely looking tug boat (Motor: Robbe) (9/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Submarine) Engel typhoon
    10 months ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Great sub just really really heavy (10/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Smoker / Light Contoller
    1 year ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks Marky.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Smoker / Light Contoller
    1 year ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Afternoon All,

    Really please as finished off the smoker/light controller i've been working on.
    it works with any smoker that has a fan.
    theres three version avaible, but all versions have the same light functions,
    one switch - on /off (can change to a proportional to work with a water pump)
    Three position Swich, controlls two light circuts or anything.
    Oil heater,
    will turn the fan and heater on only when required. saves on Battery and to replicate a diessel engine.
    Water vapor system,
    able to turn off/on the power to the system remotely,
    Diesel engine, will power the fan 100% and the start and the slow the fan down till model is just about to move off.
    Steam Engine - Fan at idle is about 20% so always push the smoke up but then it will encrease with throttle input.
    the best thing i think is that any thing can be changed via the arduino.

    Will be make a few so if any one interest in one, please PM me.


    this is one i've just made for a friend that use the Oil heater
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDLp5bACejc&feature=youtu.be
    and mine using the water vapor systemhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj2pICSLHcE


    Thanks
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    ๐Ÿ“ 3D printing
    2 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    thanks Wayne, looking forward to play with this and already designing a few thing :)

    cheers tim
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    ๐Ÿ“ 3D printing
    2 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    thanks Delboy,

    thinking off getting on of these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2017-Upgraded-Full-Quality-High-Pr...

    know its a clone but
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2017-Upgraded-Full-Quality-High-Precision-Reprap-Prusa-i3-DIY-3D-Printer-MK8-LCD/132134128256?_trksid=p2481888.c100675.m4236&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908105057%26meid%3D9d74843f37ec430293dcd579f1a5bc78%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D132134128256&_trkparms=pageci%253A95870dd1-5132-11e7-b0ea-74dbd18015d4%257Cparentrq%253Aa7f2f17a15c0a86676b6ca89fffcd4cb%257Ciid%253A1
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    ๐Ÿ“ 3D printing
    2 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    i'm looking to let a 3d printer like that one next week. what do you think to it. i know you have to print some upgrade to make it better.

    cheers

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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Regatta
    3 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Alvaston Pirates will be holding their 3rd annual Regatta on 12th of June 2016 at Alvaston park lake, Derby.

    We would like to invite all clubs and individuals to come and have some fun.

    The on site cafe will be open all day serving hot and cold food / drinks.
    The event will start at 10am and will go on until 5pm with setting up from 9am.

    Any one wishing to attend could you please let us know on here or by email to help us arrange the setup.

    IC engines cannot be run on the lake but you can display them.
    Photos and videos from last years Regatta.

    http://alvastonpiratesmodelboatclub.co.uk/regatta%202015.html
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cLIztbsJjY
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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Regatta
    4 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    here's our the photos from our regatta, enjoy

    http://alvastonpiratesmodelboatclub.co.uk/regatta%202015.html
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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Regatta
    4 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    We would like to thank everyone that attended and made our Regatta yesturday a great success. please see below some videos taken over the day.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cLIztbsJjY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQkVGWwq2JY

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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Regatta
    4 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening All.

    We will be holding our regatta on the 7th June. After the success of our opening regatta last year "despite the Inclement weather", we would like to Invite all clubs and Individuals to attend and enjoy a fun day sailing. Here are a few photos from the event http://www.alvastonpiratesmodelboatclub.co.uk/regatta.html

    You will not need to bring food or drink as the on site cafe will be open all day for hot/cold food and drink.

    Any club or Individual wishing to attend, please can you let us know either on here or by email to (Email Removed - PM Only)

    The Lighthouse Is still showing scars from last years bad parking and as such will be working, so you will have no excuses.

    Setup starts at 9am and running at 10am. Alvaston Park Derby DE24 8QQ

    Many Thank
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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Grand Opening Day
    5 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening All,

    We are proud to announce our Grand Opening Event on the 11th of May from 10am to 4pm.

    There will be displays from our club and other local clubs.
    Even our Captain will be making an appearance.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcniqJCHCsE

    For more Information please visit
    http://www.alvastonpiratesmodelboatclub.co.uk/
    https://www.facebook.com/alvastonpiratesmodelboatsclub
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    ๐Ÿ“ Club Logo
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Many thanks Stephen ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    ๐Ÿ“ Club Logo
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    afternoon, I was wonder how you can add the club logo to the Model boat club page. I did this before on another club I setup but can seem to find the option to add It.

    Thanks
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    ๐Ÿ“ Dusseldorf Rebuild
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    With losing the Mast and other things (not sure how) I had to make a new one. hope It turned out well as only had photo on the Internet to go by.

    I thought this would be better that the single spot light you normally see on the boat and using SMD Leds will make night sailing A lot better.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Hull and Cabin Stripped
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Hull strip finally stripped. Made the mistake of using marine varnish when I first built it, will not be making that mistake again.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Dusseldorf Rebuild
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    I built my Robbe Dusseldorf over 18 year, but as a kid I rushed it ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ , after the deck finally failed I decided to strip it back to begin and do it correctly.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Replacement motor for Graupner Adolph Bermpohl
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening all, Does anyone have any ideas

    Cheers

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Tabletop Waterway - literally!
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    nice work
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    ๐Ÿ“ Replacement motor for Graupner Adolph Bermpohl
    6 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening All,

    I burnt out the to motor on Adolph Bermpohl on the recovery winch. but after seeing the price of a replacement Graupner T-03 not a chance ๐Ÿ˜Š ยฃ77. Does any on have any Idea for a replacement, I got a MFA 918 gearbox but sightly to big,
    Thanks In advance

    Tim

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    ๐Ÿ“ dual speed controller advice
    7 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Sorry ment cheer not cyber. Autocorrect on my phone

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    ๐Ÿ“ dual speed controller advice
    7 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Cheer Dave. Yea I would agree with you with. But the remote is the old f14 on 40megs, I've also tried two different TX a d rx encase that was the fault. Ive seen people having fault on 2.4 with this esc too which would make sense.
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    7 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Cheers Dave, I thought the same so I removed the mixer and wired directy into the receiver. The radio is Futaba f16 and matching receiver. I been looking at a lot of site on the net and there steels to a general fault with the esc(great more money wasted).

    I try cutting the power cable down and resoldier the joints. Tonight and see if that helps

    Tim
    Thanks again

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    7 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    thanks for the advice, I've done would you advised but the the motor are now cutting in and out on full forward but reverse is fine. if I plug in with a y lead the same and I have to program the tx to only travel 50% of forward throttle to stop this.think I cut my loses and buy another two jr 50amp esc as I know they will work

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    7 years ago by timgarrod ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening all,

    I'm trying to wire up two viper marine 25 speed controllers, but the problem Is one motor has a 2 sec delay, I've removed the BEC from one speed controller (this one runs correctly) but the one with BEC has the 2 sec delay. I've ran the setup so many times now I losing the will. there running of 6 volts(test for testing) but will be ran of 12v soon. the motors are MFA with 2.5:1 gearboxes and running though a ASTEC mixer.


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