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9th Sep 2018
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20th Feb 2019
TOWN3810

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Member No. 5158
Registered 9th Sep 2018
Last Online 20th Feb 2019
City Peveril Dr
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 16
Photos Posted 0
Likes Received 19
Likes Given 47
22 Total Posts
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Harbour
Empty Harbour
Sub-Lieutenant
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
68 points away from Lieutenant!
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Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 32
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 0
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 15
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 47
Received Likes 2 38
132 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Mtronics W-tail marine mixer connections. by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Hi in the old days before mixers i seem to remember micro switches arranged one either side of the rudder helm When steering reached full helm one motor was switched out Cheers Ian

Mtronics W-tail marine mixer connections. by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi Mtronix provide excellent after sales service on their products 01943 461482 They will provide a wiring diagram But why not control each esc from 2 separate channels on your transmitter and forget complex mixers Just a thought or it might be the wine talking again Cheers Ian

1950s sea commander refurb. by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Hi original plans are sold on Ebay on model boats page cheers Ian

E s c by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 29 days ago
Hi I am using a Blue Rain esc rated at 60 amp 480 amp stall current .Has all the features of the viper plus a finned heat sink and cooling fan . Powers 2 black and decker 600 drill motors with Graupner series 162 props motors approx £3.50 and esc £6.43 All on E BAY Or motors can be had from Potts in Derby .The motors draw 30 amps at full speed and I use a 5000 3 cell lipo The expensive bit Hobbyking supplied .The boat is a Jules Verne Cheers Ian T

Cooling coil by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi It might be the wine but it appears you have put the cooling coil over the rotating rotor of the brushless motor should be fun when you connect up and run. If it is the wine I will shut up Cheers Ian

BRAVE BORDERER by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi I think the sensored brushless motors have an additional wiring harness which plugs into the esc. this senses the position of the rotor and two motors are therefore sincronised. Just thinking and thinking can be dangerous especially with me Cheers Ian

BRAVE BORDERER by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi I once saw a boat called a Telectra perform . Hard chine hull nothing unusual. This planed as flat as a pan cake even in fast turns . It was unusual in having a central single screw close to the transom but with twin rudders mounted as far away from the prop as possible . So no propwash over the rudder Cheers Ian

HMS BRAVE BORDERER by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
HI a chap in our club sails a Vosper mtb ,quite fast on a single screw , planes easily even on its brushed motor . every time he tries to turn at speed the boat dives bow going under water . we think the rudder , when the boat banks is taking on a horizontal conponent like an aeroplane elevator . we seem to use rudder sizes much larger in comparison to full size boats which wont help Cheers Ian

BRAVE BORDERER by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi there is some stuff on Youtube regards your problem I wonder , I think the twin motor car people use sensored motors Cheers Ian

Sailing Ship Peking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi if you have been on Google you will see the full story Cheers

Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi sea queen frames and Aerokit plans Biro pens and popular ply aside A Very merry Xmas to you Forgive me it is the wine too much of Cheers Ian T

Sailing Ship Peking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Google says it will undergo a 3 year restoration before being placed in a museum Cheers Ian T Ps Google shows film

Sea Queen Frames by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
I wish I had never said anything or about Biro pretend deck planking Cheers Ian T

Sea Queen Frames by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi my plans for sea queen and sea commander purchased from the same guy 5 years ago were perfect in every way Ps i also use Biro for pretend deck planking Cheers Ian t

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi again the thinnest popular ply is 2mm I use this for decks the raw edge i finish with half round 5x3 mm ramin beading or 3x2mm walnut half round from The Model Dockyard uk Sorry to keep on about the Biro and I know it probably wouldn't suit scale fans or the purist but it really does give a good effect especially on popular ply Cheers Ian

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi I use popular ply for construction and decking it is much lighter than birch but is much stronger than light ply . The decking is a light straw colour and of very close uniform grain one coat of danish oil 'can be applied with a soft brush if you are worried about rags washed out with turps use dividers to measure plank widths use biro for curved planks use a wheeled block device as per the yacht books to follow deck edge apply several coats of oil burnish with fine Scotchbrite Cheers Ian

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
EBAY FOR EVERYTHING IF THEY DONT HAVE IT IT DONT EXIST

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
PLEASE TRY BIRO PEN AFTER SEALING WITH DANISH OIL THEN FURTHER COATS OF OIL TO FINSH

Sea Queen Frames by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Ebay a chap offers nearly all of the Aerokits plans and templates for all the kit parts search under model boat . reasonable price too Cheers Ian T

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Biro is good just rolls along less effort than pens or pencils it also indents the wood slightly and gives a very good effect Tung oil is also good The first deck I did I used varnish and the Biro faded but not so with the oil I like to think I invented the method but thinking can be dangerous Cheers Ian T

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Biro pen to simulate caulking is good too can be had with 3 ball sizes on E Bay Cheers Ian T

Pretend deck planking by TOWN3810 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi I seal first one coat of Danish Oil then i use Biro pen and finish with several coats of oil The Biro does not fade over time but it does if varnish is used Cheers Ian T