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Aerokits 46" Fireboat - Posted: 7 years ago by froggyt996
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Areokits 46" Fireboat with Brushless motor running on 19 volts Nimh batteries
Response by tidtug on the 5 years ago
Just one word WOW

Astec Vosper 73' ASRL @ Creally - Posted: 7 years ago by chrislang
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My Astec 35th Scale Vosper 73' ASRL @ Creally yesterday
It has a JP Power 480 motor driving a 25mm 3 blade prop. Powered by a 6v 4Ah LA battery with a RadioLink 2.4ghz RX. and a 15A Mtronics ESC

Also a bit bow heavy until the power / speed comes on.

Regards
Chris

Fireboat @ Creally - Try 2 - Posted: 7 years ago by chrislang
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Happy new year to you all.
The weather having turned a balmy but gusty 9 degrees here In the sunny south. I thought I'd try my 34" boat again today.
Now somewhat lightened and with a new speed 600 motor and 9.6v Ni-Cad battery pack. she ran considerably better but Is still somewhat bow heavy. As I have only restored her from an ebay purchase I'm not fully aware what might be causing the weight In the bow area but perhaps will try some weight further aft before attempting frontal surgery. Any Ideas welcome.
Best Wishes
Chriis
Response by aprestney on the 6 years ago
Hi" there, " You have a very nice boat there "
I also own one like this. I try to keep the wieght from
the middle to the back of the boat. My set up Is two 7.2 volt @4600mah side by side under the larger compartment lid and switch from one battery to the other. But keep them both In when sailling.! Also running on speed 600 motor. my set up keeps the rear In the water and keep the bow nicely out at speed . But also the boat should sit evenley on the water when It Is not running.Try this Before you attempt to butcher your model . Good luck 👍 And a happy new year !

34'' Fireboat at Knightcote Model Boat Club - Posted: 7 years ago by john saunders
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Here Is my 34 In Fireboat that I built some 30 years ago and recently rescued from my loft and updated with an MFA850 with Mtroniks 40A ESC driving through the original shaft to a Graupner 55mm prop. Seen on Nov 25 just after we cleared the first Ice of 2010 from our club sailing water !

Aerokits Fireboat at St. Helens MBC 07/11/10 - Posted: 7 years ago by dbninja
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Bit of fun with a video camera on my restored 1960's fireboat at my home club St. Helens MBC. had to be really carefull with the throttle and rudder sticks so the whole lot didnt end up upside down due to the camera position...

34" fireboat built 1965 restored late 2009 by me
running graupner 8.4v speed 600 on 8 cells (9.6v).

love the way the boat Is In and out of shadow and sunlight throughout the video

1953 Adamcraft Seaplane Tender @ Crealy - Posted: 7 years ago by chrislang
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I've finally got around to posting the video of my restored 1/16th Adamcraft BPB Seaplane Tender
See details In photo gallery.
A bit tentative as It was It's first time In the water for 51 years !
At the lake In Crealy, Nr Exeter In July this year.
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Classic!

Original Aerokits Sea Hornet - Posted: 7 years ago by john saunders
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I had always admired the lines of 1950s American wooden runabouts and built this Aerokits model when I was an apprentice at Jaguar Cars and It had stayed In my loft since completion nearly 40 years ago. Recently dusted off and upgraded with a Graupner Speed 500 and Mtroniks 40Amp controller and P35 prop. Seen here at Knightcote Boat Club on 25 October

Restored 1960s Aerokits Sea Queen - Posted: 7 years ago by john saunders
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Original 1960s boat aquired this summer from the family a deceased former club member In scruffy, non running but basically sound condition. Was petrol powered at some stage and still had original vintage mechanical speed controller from a later electric power set up. Restored with two (secondhand) MFA850 motors In tandem driving a new single 20 In M5 shaft. . Using a 50 Amp Tornado speed control and plastic X55 Graupner prop.

Sprayed (Volvo) Flash Green Metallic with orginal decks stripped back and restained (using tea bags!) and relaquered

Planing gently on our club sailing water at Knightcote, Warwickshire on 25 October

Sea Nymph - Posted: 7 years ago by froggyt996
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my scratch built Brushless Sea Nymph run on 11.2 volts

Aerokits Solent Class Lifeboat - Posted: 7 years ago by froggyt996
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Mrs Froggyt996's Solent Class Lifeboat which Is running on 2 x MFA 800 motors. It has 4 x 12v 7amp gel batteries and a P92 combined mixer and speedcontrollers from Action.
Response by figtree7nts on the 1 year ago
Very nice, even the water looked scaled!


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