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    In a boat of the size of your 770 it would be...

    In a boat of the size of your 770 it would be hard to image there being enough room inside the hull to accommodate the extra servo and mounting hardware necessary to achieve independently controlled...
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    Cats are more challenging to sail than a...

    Cats are more challenging to sail than a traditional style sailboat. Sure you know that, but suggest you have place to sail it that allows you to retrieve the boat in the event of a capsizing (which...
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    sails trim set up

    The previous post was good information. The drum winch set up in the Hobby King boats I have seen leaves a lot to be desired - but once you get it set up it should work fine. I had a Monsoon many...
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    Getting started

    matadco,
    Once you have read the information I have posted below - get back to me to let me know if you still want to move forward on this project.

    You are asking for quite a bit of information...
  5. Ron I think you know what I use for a my rescue...

    Ron
    I think you know what I use for a my rescue boat, but since they are not made any longer, I'd consider a the Aquacraft Atlantic Tug...
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    Matadco, There a number of good options. Budget...

    Matadco,
    There a number of good options. Budget is often a factor, but since we don't know what that might be, I will just provide suggestions for you to consider. The boat you had was most likely a...
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    That is really weird. I have never not been able...

    That is really weird. I have never not been able to reach them over the years. Very sorry to hear of this. I guess the only thing you can do is keep calling.
    Good luck
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    Dean, You can contact Victor models ask for Ruby...

    Dean,
    You can contact Victor models ask for Ruby and tell her that you purchased a new kit from a hobby Shop and that it is missing instructions and ask her if she can replace the instructions.
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    Steve A call to the number I found answered...

    Steve
    A call to the number I found answered Hobico. I got a recorded message saying they were experiencing heavier than normal call activity etc. etc. Hold time was 30 mins. so I gave up. I am...
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    Steve, I did a few searches on line to dig up...

    Steve,
    I did a few searches on line to dig up some information on your boat. I have posted some photos I found over at rcgroups.com that provided me with a better idea of what you may have there....
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    It would be helpful to see some pictures of the...

    It would be helpful to see some pictures of the damaged areas. It is very easy to post photo here.
    Boomer
  12. Thread: 1m sailboat

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    Nitro Just an FYI. Rod Carr is one of the more...

    Nitro
    Just an FYI. Rod Carr is one of the more respected guys in the RC sailing industry. He is a custom sail maker and contributor to this great past time. His remarks were intended to be helpful...
  13. Thread: 1m sailboat

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    Nitro Not sure what brands/makes of RC Yachts...

    Nitro
    Not sure what brands/makes of RC Yachts you have in your location. I am sure most of those found here in the U.S. could be shipped but at significant shipping expense.
    Looking at brands that...
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    I think the unit the boat came with is a Dumas...

    I think the unit the boat came with is a Dumas #3702 Sail Control here is link to that part. It is very expensive for some reason??
    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&P=8&I=LXE530

    I...
  15. Thread: Australia 2

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    APACHE1 There is some information on dying sail...

    APACHE1
    There is some information on dying sail material at this link - fabric under discussion is ripstop. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1463901&page=4
    The information is...
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    mfr02 The Australia ll I am familiar with is...

    mfr02
    The Australia ll I am familiar with is 39" long (here's a link to their web page with the spec's on this boat. http://www.victor-model.com/products/australia-II )
    I would agree that the...
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    cooperfly check out this link, it has a list...

    cooperfly
    check out this link, it has a list most of the kit manufactures. Worth a visit!
    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=767639
    There are many terrific kits out there! There are...
  18. Thread: Australia 2

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    Rigging screws -possible option to consdier

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    You can always incorporate a set of rigging screws by replacing the factory wire shrouds with SS nylon coated 1 x 7 strand...
  20. Don Suggest you go to rcgroups.com check out the...

    Don
    Suggest you go to rcgroups.com check out the sailboat section. There are several large threads on the Ragaaza and on the Westward 18. Here are links to those threads. ...
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    Hard to imagne that part being $24.00 :mad:. Very...

    Hard to imagne that part being $24.00 :mad:. Very nice of you Huzway! :cool: I agree with the helms being cute, but they do provide a snag point - :eek:worth considering leaving them off.
    Boomer
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    Welcome to one of the better ways to spend some...

    Welcome to one of the better ways to spend some free time. You can find loads of good information on this boat at another rc forum called rcgroups.com in their sailboat section. You can use the...
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    Check out this diagram, should help you get the...

    Check out this diagram, should help you get the sail set up you are looking for.
    Boomer
  24. To help you setting up your sails I posted a...

    To help you setting up your sails I posted a simple diagram that should get you started and on the right track to have the set up you are looking for. Let me know if you have trouble opening this...
  25. If you monitor E-bay (rc sailboats) and the...

    If you monitor E-bay (rc sailboats) and the classified boat section of rcgroups.com a Fairwind kit is very likely to show up. As I mentioned you need one in kit forum since once one has been built...
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