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08-06-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,213
Posted By ojays

HMS Cornwall 1/96

Just waiting for the chance to take her to our club lake, but unfortunately this covid business has made it difficult....
10-10-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,626
Posted By ojays

I had decided at an early stage to make the...

I had decided at an early stage to make the mechanicals to be easy to access.

For the rudder I made a hatch under the depth charge rails.

For the main electrics and motor, I cut a larger hole...
Forum: RC Submarines
10-10-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,340
Posted By ojays

Retrieved from the shelf of doom, now a matter of...

Retrieved from the shelf of doom, now a matter of getting her finished as I need the room.
A few alterations to the WTC, so should be able to get the mechanicals out of the way and on to
hull...
10-05-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,979
Posted By ojays

A last play before moving on to a new owner. I...

A last play before moving on to a new owner.
I couldn't get the Lurssen Efekt using the original motors, so changed them to higher revving ones.
It worked, there is a decidedly different stance...
10-05-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,626
Posted By ojays

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x714/internal_3_79b5c27afb64e5c6fc839cbc27b64fdd673430fc.jpg...
09-07-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,979
Posted By ojays

Thank you for your comment, however The MODEL...

Thank you for your comment, however
The MODEL sits mainly on a SHELF in my autistic grandsons BEDROOM, therefore one could say that it is DOCKED.
08-28-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,979
Posted By ojays

A closer view of some of the details. ...

A closer view of some of the details.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x712/latest_3_4fda74dd8c465ea6a257fd970c0f85a25694cca2.jpg...
07-07-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

Thanks for the positive comment. I had...

Thanks for the positive comment.
I had forgotten about that group even though I have another build on there.
Hopefully will get the time to update on that forum.
Regards
Gregg
06-17-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

The tarps and nets were made from medical gauze...

The tarps and nets were made from medical gauze and household tissue. Both were given a coat
of thinned white pva, mixed with olive drab acrylic paints. I put them in the microwave (very impatient)...
06-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

I wanted to replicate the way the real vessels...

I wanted to replicate the way the real vessels props were situated, plus I wanted rudders not motor differential steering.
She actually works just fine, in fact I only use 1/4 throttle to achieve...
05-16-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

I had decided I wanted the Huey to have a working...

I had decided I wanted the Huey to have a working main rotor.
I inserted a small 6 volt motor into the transmission casing, and made a shaft from carbon fibre rod. This was supported
in a bearing...
05-13-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,626
Posted By ojays

Not all Flowers had wooden decking, so I removed...

Not all Flowers had wooden decking, so I removed the moulded in decking and re-scribed for a welded plate look.
The hull exterior plating is too pronounced and the bow flange is larger than scale....
05-12-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

The superstructure was made up from thin balsa...

The superstructure was made up from thin balsa and card, then plasticard sheet was attached to this.
I raised the deck area slightly, to allow for more freeboard and to be able to attach various...
05-11-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By ojays

Vietnam A.T.C.H Scratch Build With R/C

I had a bit of a modellers block (lack of mojo) last year.
I had several builds on the go, and at one point realised I just wasn't enjoying what I was working on.
Browsing another modelling group,...
05-11-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,626
Posted By ojays

Revell 1/72 R/C Flower Class Corvette

Started this a couple of years ago, but only just got around to finishing it.
Using the Platinum version and adding GLS PE options and extras.
She isn't a representation of any particular vessel,...
05-11-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,979
Posted By ojays

Long time in coming, but finally got her on the...

Long time in coming, but finally got her on the lake.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x582/maiden_s_100_8355904a010f93e1b2d38b67a270a598d45bc13d.jpg
Forum: RC Submarines
12-01-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,340
Posted By ojays

Unfortunately nothing done for a while, life has...

Unfortunately nothing done for a while, life has just got in the way.
A mixture of my wife and I moving into a care home, and 5 deaths in the family in the last 12months, meant having to prioritise....
Forum: RC Submarines
10-22-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,340
Posted By ojays

Just managed to get back to this build, as life...

Just managed to get back to this build, as life just got in the way for the past year.
Realising that when fully assembled the hull would not fit inside my car, I have broken the hull down into 3...
10-12-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ojays

Thank you once again, great forum for helping...

Thank you once again, great forum for helping people.
10-12-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ojays

Sorry, back again. Can any type of servo be...

Sorry, back again.
Can any type of servo be used with this system?
Regards
Gregg
10-06-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ojays

Thank you so much, greatly appreciated. Regards...

Thank you so much, greatly appreciated.
Regards
Gregg
10-05-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ojays

Futaba 6EXA

Hi guys, just got given a Futaba 6EXA transmitter and receiver, however there was no instruction manual with it.
Is it still possible to purchase a manual for this system, failing that has anyone...
Forum: Beginners
10-03-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,902
Posted By ojays

Thank you for the prompt response. I have new...

Thank you for the prompt response.
I have new batteries for it, but over here you can only fly on 35mhz, I used to fly but my landings always ended in bits.
I changed to r/c boats a couple of years...
Forum: Beginners
10-03-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,902
Posted By ojays

I have just bought the same system, I understand...

I have just bought the same system, I understand all the controls except for a toggle/switch on the right hand side of the set, not on the front.
It moves through a 30degree arc, any ideas please...
Forum: RC Submarines
05-28-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,340
Posted By ojays

Recent progress on the gearbox to main prop...

Recent progress on the gearbox to main prop shaft, using a secondary shaft linking them....
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