RC Sailboats For all your r/c sailing needs, post here.

Star 45

Reply
Old 02-03-2017, 12:10 PM
  #1
Bruferrit
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 67
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default Star 45

I just got done tracking the former's (no keel, or rudder) for the Star 45 in Autocad.
I can export them as a DXF file too.

I made them symmetrical by drawing half the former and then mirroring it over. I still need to align the former's and see how they look.

If anyone is interested.

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Star 45.JPG
Views:	53
Size:	51.5 KB
ID:	2199599  

Last edited by Bruferrit; 02-03-2017 at 12:22 PM.
Bruferrit is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2017, 07:22 AM
  #2
SeattleRCSailor
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 4
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

Hi Bruferrit,

Looks great! If interested, the DWG files for the Star 45 are already available online at the Star 45 Yahoo! Groups page. I'm pretty sure you can find them elsewhere too. John Fisher created them a number of years ago, and has put them out in the public. You can also already purchase laser cut frames for the Star 45 from Stevens Aeromodel. They use the files from John too.

In addition, if interested, a few years ago I wrote a 100 page construction manual on how to build the Star 45. It has the very creative name of "The Star 45 Construction Manual"! It's available for purchase in either print or PDF formats. See my blog at www.rcmodelyachts.com for more information. Or go to my old Star 45 blog too, at http://star45rcsailboat.blogspot.com/. I don't use that blog much anymore, as I've moved on to trying to resurrect some old Vintage Marblehead designs. Just finished 3D modeling the Sun Wind.

The Star 45 is a great boat! Good luck on your build.

Steve
SeattleRCSailor is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:20 PM.