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Forum: RC Sailboats
03-21-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,729
Posted By AEK42

I understand that the state of Wisconsin was the...

I understand that the state of Wisconsin was the antenna for the very low frequency transmissions to submarines. My group did mapping for it.
Forum: RC Sailboats
03-07-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,111
Posted By AEK42

Doesn't that cockpit hold water?

Doesn't that cockpit hold water?
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-07-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By AEK42

Selek boat

The boat is sleek and fast, but I do not like very narrow hulls. They are fast but not beautiful. If you want speed, get a motor boat. When boats race as a class, speed is not important. I think...
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-17-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,084
Posted By AEK42

Remember the elastic cord sheet tensioner will be...

Remember the elastic cord sheet tensioner will be stretched tight when sheets are in. If you store it this way, the tensioner will stretch and fail after awhile. I store and carry the boat sheeted...
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,973
Posted By AEK42

Joysway DF65 Rigs

The A+ rig is a newer, larger rig than the original A rig. The boat does well in high winds, so I suppose they figured it could handle more sail area.
Forum: RC Sailboats
03-15-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,295
Posted By AEK42

Ask Carr Sails. They do lots of odd boats. I...

Ask Carr Sails. They do lots of odd boats. I don't believe your boat fits into any recognized class. If you want to race RC sailboats, find a group near you and get what they sail. AMYA web site...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-29-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,912
Posted By AEK42

My Mary J. Ward

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Forum: RC Sailboats
06-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,573
Posted By AEK42

It will be the same as all servo screws. Take...

It will be the same as all servo screws. Take one from another servo.
Alan
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-13-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By AEK42

When short of space, you can break the boat down...

When short of space, you can break the boat down and re-rig again at the lake. If it is set up for this, it doesn't take too long.
Alan
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-12-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By AEK42

evlwevl, Almost no one uses FM radios...

evlwevl,

Almost no one uses FM radios anymore, because 2.4GHz frequency hopping radios do not have crystals that interfere with other radios on the same frequency. You will not interfere with...
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By AEK42

There is no fiberglass, only ABS and Carbon...

There is no fiberglass, only ABS and Carbon fiber.

Alan
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-03-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By AEK42

Charles, Monohull RC sailboats make from 0 to...

Charles,
Monohull RC sailboats make from 0 to 10 knots, so you will not be dazzled. Hull length is small, which limits the displacement hull speed. With large bulb keels, the boats will not...
Forum: RC Sailboats
11-27-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By AEK42

Seawind rudder is $22 at Kyosho America. Alan

Seawind rudder is $22 at Kyosho America.

Alan
Forum: RC Sailboats
11-26-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By AEK42

These boats are available from many sources. ...

These boats are available from many sources. Check the internet. Price should be about $350
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-17-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By AEK42

Goto the AMYA website and look for help. ...

Goto the AMYA website and look for help. American Model Yacht Association is the hub of all things RC sailing. The Victoria Class site has instruction for any boat.

Alan
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-02-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,507
Posted By AEK42

I would not try to redesign the boaat.

I would not try to redesign the boaat.
Forum: RC Sailboats
01-07-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,930
Posted By AEK42

I use white electrical tape around my Victoria...

I use white electrical tape around my Victoria hatch, each time I sail. It is cheap and effective and looks OK. Hatch seal is very important.

For boat trim, it is important to sail straight,...
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