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Dumas Cobra - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/47035   >> Permalink
Dumas Cobra 28” long weighs 5 1/2 pounds
Response by JBRCfloats on the 24 days ago
Hi, I'm in the process of building the same Dumas Cobra. How do you keep the motor cool? Is there any way I could get pictures of the motor, wiring set up and how you placed the batteries in the boat. I retired in 2004 and started the model at that time. I've been working on it since I retired.

Emma C Berry - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/47034   >> Permalink
Sterling Emma C Berry 49”long 17 pounds with added keel weight.
Response by Northumbrian on the 1 month ago
their is nothing as graceful as a sail boat👍

Dumas USS Crockett - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/46965   >> Permalink
Dumas model 51” long weighs 22pounds. Desiel sound, whooper,
Movable turrets, twin screw.
Response by reilly4 on the 26 days ago
Videos in Landscape mode are much easier to watch. Videos resize to suit the screen so Portrait mode show the items smaller than they would appear in Landscape mode.

Robert E Perry - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/46954   >> Permalink
Robert E Perry test. Sea trials ballast seams good.

Dumas Exspress Crusier - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/46952   >> Permalink
Dumas Exspress Crusier 36” long twin drive.
Response by jbkiwi on the 27 days ago
Nice model.

Flower Class Corvett - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/46951   >> Permalink
Revell 1/72 Flower Class Corvett

Sterling American Scout - Posted: 1 month ago by Mikep
mdlbt.com/46950   >> Permalink
Sterling model American Scout 50 1/2” long 7” beam weighs 15 pounds. Harbor Models smoker.

solar - Posted: 2 months ago by lesliebreame
mdlbt.com/46680   >> Permalink
Members might like to view my experimental solar powered "BOAT " More like an aircraft carrier !! No batteries carried even for the radio. Brushless motor running from 24 cells giving 12volts. Slightest shadow will stop it.The panel i made myself by buying individual solar cells from Ebay and soldering them up.The cells are sandwiched between glass which makes it quite heavy and next project will have no glass but the cells are VERY fragile.
Response by reilly4 on the 2 months ago
A nifty experimental boat. What about a back-up battery - charged by the solar panels. Gives a bit of continuity. 😎

Or to use Elton John's words for the boat's motto

"Don't let the sun go down on me"
Response by lesliebreame on the 2 months ago
I wanted to demonstrate that a vessel could move due to the power of the sun alone.Introducing a battery would confuse the issue and sceptical people would claim that it was the battery doing all the work !! Cheers

ASR 64 ft RNZAF HSL W1. R/C vid 3 - Posted: 2 months ago by jbkiwi
mdlbt.com/46520   >> Permalink
British Power Boat 64 ft RNZAF HSL scratch built 36" R/C model with twin systems including sound. Brushless 2000kv w/cooled (pump) in-runners, 30A car ESCs, 2200mah 2s LiPos remote lights etc. Started off in 1940, new with the RNZAF and had many modifications over the years till decommissioned, including machinery reduced to twin 671 Greymarine GMs (from the original 3x 500hp Napier Sea Lions) which were finally removed around 7yrs ago and replaced with a single 650hp GM Detroit 8v92T1 (still does 20 knots in its latest configuration ! - see this on the photo gallery of this model) This boat is in far better condition than the ex Phil Clabburn restoration of HSL 102 (he didn't have much to start with) and the hull has never had any major rebuild apart from being glassed to the W/L. Even today there is no way most people would pick it for 80yrs old. Those hulls never age! (ie some of the beautiful 'Whale Back' conversions still around)
Response by Donnieboy on the 2 months ago
nice running model.Good job.To be that close to a great place to run must be nice.
Response by jbkiwi on the 2 months ago
Thanks for the positive comment, and yes, it''s a great pond, part of the Gulf Harbour development on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula in Auckland. It is home to the Gulf Harbour Radio Yacht Club, the members having built the jetty, and they race a number of times a week. I am about 15 km away in Red Beach but its worth the 15 minute drive on a day such as this one.

ASR 64ft R/C VID 2 - Posted: 2 months ago by jbkiwi
mdlbt.com/46476   >> Permalink
Boat is Scratch built 36" British Power Boat 64ft High Speed ASR Launch which belonged to the RNZAF. The launch was one of the 22 built and was shipped to NZ in 1940. It was the only one of its type in the Southern Hemisphere. Model has twin motors, ESCs, sound units etc. Has remotely switched water pump for water cooled brushless 2000kv in runner motors and remotely switched lighting. Uses 2x 2200mah 2s LiPos for drive and 1 1800mah LiPo for the pump (also a separate battery for the LED lights. Boat is built with strip planked balsa on ply frame and fiber glassed. Deck is ply, wheelhouse is varnished balsa. The colour is as it was for most of its time in the RNZAF . Took about 5 years on and off to build and finished it last year. (please ignore the time date - can't get rid of it .


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