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Forum: RC Sailboats
01-08-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

Not pilot this time mate...more like crash test...

Not pilot this time mate...more like crash test dummy...spent a bit of time up your way actually...a bit cold for my liking but did enjoy Basel.

Multi Restart soon...just cleared my workshop of...
Forum: RC Sailboats
01-08-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

Hi Ernst, Nice to hear from you, lifes been...

Hi Ernst,

Nice to hear from you, lifes been busy mate..yes have done several circumnavs in last few years but this time all by plane so not so many dreamwakes sorry to report.

This forum seems...
Forum: RC Sailboats
01-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

Hi All Multi enthusiasts, I just popped out...

Hi All Multi enthusiasts,

I just popped out to the shops for some milk and bread a while back now...have i missed anything important?
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-10-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Ian,

On the issue of foil assist you are building for your ama's, for a one off build what you are doing is fine, you can get plenty of strength and it should work fine..

Every foil assist...
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-10-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Really interested to see how this works for you, there are certainly mixed opinions on merits of foil assist in a mini40...however i am doing this too and posted a few posts back a picture of my...
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-10-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Hi Iannolongerinshanghai,

Yep not so far..but still she's still a a long haul to Perth.

nice to hear from you..sorry to hear about your crossmembers, that is a bit concerning, cause if i...
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-10-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

nice way to spend a day but a very expensive charter Ernst..you going for a ride??.
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-09-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Also been working on the foils and now have them ready to join together.

Pic with the uni carbon laying on top of foil halve is still dry and ready to wet out for final sandwich of halves.

...
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-07-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Like the new VIII Ernst, looks like it sits very nice in the water.

I have completed no #2 ama hull and it weighs in at 260 grams so have dropped 40 grams off the first one I made...cannot see...
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-02-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,544
Posted By Morspeed

RE: RC Trimaran build

You be better off asking for assistance in the gas or electric power boat forum's, mostly wind bludgers over here.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-23-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,878
Posted By Morspeed

RE: 2-metre trimaran build log

Hi Martyn,

when you back in NZ?, actually sounds like a offer we could work on, the tramps need some work,(Paper tiger), sails are in good shape though, I will drag them out when back in...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-18-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Talked about building these a while back, made a start today on the plugs.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-18-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

#2 Ama hull out of the bag and into the oven, 24 hours at 20 c and 12 hours at 50 c.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-18-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Glass Cloth in situ and ready for wet out....and then into the bag.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-17-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 70,774
Posted By Morspeed

RE: trimaran plans

I think not many get built...best of intentions from all but I am picking that like most people, I collect plans of all sorts of boats I would like to build but sometimes the hardest part is just...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-17-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,878
Posted By Morspeed

RE: 2-metre trimaran build log

Don't think i have seen this thread until today...BP5 , what a brilliant RC design concept..:)....love to see this in the water...

Don't think i will ever build anything above 1.2 mt rc...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-17-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,678
Posted By Morspeed

RE: My own Mini40

Well I am really looking forward to seeing you put it all together, very interesting to see other builders concepts . I really do hope we can sail together some day.

cheers...Gary
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-17-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Hi Ernst, took me a few days to decide what are "cloth clamps" decision is clothes pegs???. good idea[sm=thumbs_up.gif]

Well i think we are having the same ideas about the crossmember build and...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-16-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,678
Posted By Morspeed

RE: My own Mini40

Bring it on mate...thought you had put your builds on hold!!.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-14-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Hi TBK, yep it sure is a little complicated, especially building on such a small scale, but i have been thinking about this for 15 months now and should be able to make it work, although the whole...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-14-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Thanks Ernst, been thinking about a section that looks like this " ] " basically glued into back of crossmember , got a few other possible solutions , we will see when i get to this part of the...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-13-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,944
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Star 45 build started

Very nice work Wes, keep it coming.
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-11-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Ok, so now the crossmember plugs have been sanded down to shape its all starting to look seriously good.

Still a fair bit of shaping and fairing to do of course.

Sorry I cannot show you it...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-11-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Idealist, we can't be keeping you on the edge of your seat for another week.

Here's a few pics of the crossmember backbones cut from mdf, and I have glued on to each four thick balsa foil shape...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-10-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,074
Posted By Morspeed

RE: Kiwi Mini40 Trimaran build log

Still here Ernst, just a little busy mate.

Sorry I do not have autocad files, all my drawing are 1:1 and like you; pencil, paper and drawing tools are my weapons..but thats ok for me...quite...
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