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Member postings for Roger Clark

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Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500
16/12/2019 20:13:38

Are you saying that Bluewater ban steam? I belong to the local model engineer society so will be able get my broilers tested anytime but you then need third party ins. if you sail any public waters.

Regards Roger

16/12/2019 19:16:25

Hi Ray, yes it will self start and is reversible as well, I think pressurised air won't last any appreciable time, especially with a hoscillator, they tend to gallop along a bit but why can't you run steam?

I have 2 of them laugh

Regards Roger

14/12/2019 17:10:32

Hi Ray, haha, no it's for a Aermotor 1/2 scale 8 cycle hit 'n' miss engine and there's a typo in there, should have been 10.25", batteries in my keyboard were dying, at least that's my excuse laugh, more info here.

I seem to be getting less time in the workshop the closer xmas looms, never mind got the rest of my life to get Brexit/stuff done laugh

All good at yours?

Regards Roger

11/12/2019 21:43:48

Hi guys, I'm not hiding under a rock, just been very busy with home stuff and finishing off my 1938 Denham lathe restoration as I have a 15" flywheel to machine.

The workshop is nearly almost tidy now, most of the boats are in the workshop attic, just some flotsam and jetsam to sort and I'll be starting the Tribal class destroyer alongside restoring/completing the Modav 34" Hunstman 31' that I collected off Colin at Warwick.

Looking good Eddie, you'll have to come over and give me a hand and show me how it's done laugh.



Thread: Progress
07/12/2019 22:00:43

Don't panic Bob, Windows 10 is fine, I'm using it on a 10 year old pc right now and all the software that was on it at the beginning is still working.

The only frustration I've had is that the latest version of Cura refuses to run due to the graphic driver no longer supported. Doesn't really matter, just changed to Slic3r instead.


Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500
09/11/2019 22:33:18

Where do you get your litho plate from Ray?


22/10/2019 19:06:55

Eddie, any chance you could go on the Saturday instead?


20/10/2019 22:38:03

Hi Eddie, I'll aim to come up on Sunday then laugh, anyone else coming? Ray, Brian, anyone?



20/10/2019 17:54:05

Helloooo! Anybody out there? Where's my closet Cossackers?

I'm kinda planning if/when to go to the Midlands show, Saturday or Sunday? If/when are any of you going?



02/10/2019 22:38:32

Hi all, Just ordered Mktronics 400 motors x 2, 25mm handed Raboesch props along with 225mm M4 shafts plus other bits ready for a winter start.



01/10/2019 22:46:08

What size motors, props and shafts did you two go for?



01/10/2019 17:52:50

Ah but think Ray, if you became a ful time builder where would you put all your planes and boats? sadlaugh

15/09/2019 22:38:53

My start is getting imminent too, I'm going to have a go at building with mainly 1/4" ply frames and a double skin of 1/16" ply, at least for the middle bit, it'll be different surprise and interesting!


Thread: 1/24th Perkasa Remotor
09/09/2019 16:22:47

Will plastic props suffice for this boat, and should they be left and right handed?



Edited By Roger Clark on 09/09/2019 16:37:52

09/09/2019 11:45:40

Sorry Ray, I have no idea as to what x in x45 means? frown



08/09/2019 22:32:35

Hi Ray,

The hint is in the title laugh, it's the biggun, circa 49" oal.



08/09/2019 17:20:46

I'm changing out the old setup as there just wasn't the power required even for scale speed. So I've got 2 Maytech Ghost 3548 790KV Brushless Outrunner Motors:



and 2 ESC's:



and the choice of 1 or 2 batteries:


My question is what props should I use?



Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500
07/09/2019 10:12:04

Hi John, many thanks, by the way do you live in Australia?devillaugh



Thread: Suspended activities
04/09/2019 16:03:01

Bob, that's great news, you could use that month gathering stock to build a tribal class destroyer along with the rest of us winklaughdevil



Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500
02/09/2019 16:09:59

Do these help Ray?

Turret front: (the sharp end wink):

4_7 turret front.jpeg

and the rear:

4_7 turret rear.jpeg



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