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Around the lake aboard "Naughty Kitten"(Aerokits Sea Hornet) - Posted: 1 year ago by sigfortunata
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Go Pro footage of a high speed spin around Westport lake.
Response by xtramaths on the 1 year ago
Looks surprisingly stable!
Response by sigfortunata on the 1 year ago
Yes it hardly banks in even on the tightest turn and there's no digging in at all. I put it down the fact that apart from the keel the rear third of the hull is flat.

The original Sea Hornet has a flat transom which I felt ruined the lines so I extended the hull bottom by an inch or so to make the transom raked and may have inadvertently affected the performance (for the better 😑 )

Numerous boats - Posted: 1 year ago by matelot62
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Sunday sailing and a chit chat down at NorthWest Scale Model Boat Club,Squirrel Lane,Horwich,Lancs.Thought I'd put on my first video,just myself and husband watching a couple of the guys on a pleasant Sunday afternoon.

Sea Queen - Posted: 1 year ago by topperles
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This is Maxine, a 1960' aerokit Sea Queen 😊 She has been stripped down, hull repaired along with top sides. New brushless motor/lipos etc. Goes quite well and pretty stable as you can see.She is sailed on Wibsey Park lake in Sunny Bradford.
Response by terry290654 on the 1 year ago
Nice boat

What are you using for a motor esc and battery ?


Terry

Edna May ll - Posted: 1 year ago by shavings
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First run in test tank
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Hi Shavings,
Great job before you know it, you'll be launching her on her maiden voyage!
Response by RedRider on the 1 year ago
Love that setup mate!
Response by shavings on the 1 year ago
Thank you red rider, didnt turn out bad for back of fag packet designing, still having trouble making a good poker type burner but will get there in the end.....Roger

One Twelfth Scale Speedline Severn Lifeboat try out - Posted: 1 year ago by lesfac
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Having installed the running gear I just had to try it out. The boat is about half the weight it should be so ballast is something I will have to add. But lots more to do yet
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Hi Lesfac, Great looking boat can't wait to see it when it's finished! one question what kind of setup do you have? see I'm in the market for a twin screw tugboat and I love the way your boat turns on it's axes!
Response by lesfac on the 1 year ago
Hi figtree7nts,
The reason it can pivot pretty much in its own length is because it is fitted with a bow thruster.
In this case it's a Raboesch model
The two main motors are Emax BL4030 brushless motors running with Hobbyking 90 amp escs. I power these with two 5 cell lipos batteries in parallel.
The Raboesch bow thruster has a brushed motor rated at 7.2 volts and this runs through an esc for brushed motors. (I was lucky to have one ready after I converted one of my boats to a brushless motor). I power the bow thruster with a 7.2 volts nimh battery pack again left over after going to brushless and lipo batteries.
Les
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Hi Les, fantastic job on your lifeboat! I'm thinking I'd like to build a pilot boat, maybe the one from aeronaut. as long as the model is made of plastic I'm good anything else and I'm lost! hope you don't mind but I think I'll put a bow thruster in mine also.

Try New Skills 1 - Posted: 1 year ago by trynewskillsnow
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This is another step forwards!
All the electronic parts arrived last week! The good news is they are all working and I knew how to assembly thanks to the info I found in this website!
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Great job, it's coming along nicely!
Response by jarvo on the 1 year ago
Sanding always BL@@@Y sanding, what ever happened to self leveling paint, nice job with the glass cloth, what weight cloth did you use

Mark
Response by trynewskillsnow on the 1 year ago
Hi Mark.
To be honest, I don't know. The company I work has supplied the resin and the fibreglass cloth. They told me that is the best one for what I need, so I believe at they said. I will try to find out what is the weight cloth and let you know!

Thanks,
Robson 👍

new steamer - Posted: 1 year ago by shavings
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Finished my first boiler with home made engine and reversing valve small leak on main steam valve still to cure but other than that all is well. Am I a happy bunny!
just got to fit it in boat and its off to the pond
Roger
Response by trynewskillsnow on the 1 year ago
Work of art!
👍 👍 👍
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Great job, what I wouldn't give to put in a steam engine in Serenity!

Toby Tug (previously a seaport workboat) - Posted: 1 year ago by EricMB
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Crane story part 3! Now that the jib raised and lowered, I had to tackle rotating the turret. I canibilsed a radar setup I'd made (again from helicopter parts after a crash!) to rotate the turret. Video of the radar motor in operation shown.

Toby Tug (previously a Seaport Workboat) - Posted: 1 year ago by EricMB
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Here's a video of the crane in operation on the lake
Response by EricMB on the 1 year ago
Hi there, yes I replaced the motor with a 345 ekectronize but it was too powerful for the boat (too big a bow wave!) and gave too much interference on the speaker with the engine sounds, so I reverted to the original setup. It pulled the tanker (and stricken tug!) ok..
Response by jarvo on the 1 year ago
So you stayed with the standard prop as well??
Response by EricMB on the 1 year ago
Yup, three blade plastic prop on the two part prop shaft. I modified the prop shaft with an additional oil filler tube for lubrication tho.. Kept it quieter!

Toby Tug (previously a Seaport Workboat) - Posted: 1 year ago by EricMB
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Here's a video of the inner workings of the crane - video of operation on the water to follow...
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Did you purchase the crane like (RC) or did you make it (RC)? if you made it (RC) great (RC) engineering!
Response by EricMB on the 1 year ago
I didn't know you could buy a crane like this! No, it was mechanised from scratch. Lots of head scratching.. I'll post some photos in a bit.


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