Here is a list of all the postings Alan Latham has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Veron Veronica and Radio Control|
It's ok with a landscape photo; the first was portrait.
Not sure why it has rotated.
I went for Ashley's suggestion and switched to channel 4. It is doing the job on the bench. I wondered what the extra 2 channels might be used for.
I might try a ratchet solution one day but a bit concerned about voiding the warranty.
I have a shrouded winch and it is working quite well on the bench. I know from my dinghy sailing days that main sheets can get caught up in all manner of places. better have a think about that one. My rudder controls are above deck because radio control was an afterthought. Maybe a housing?
Dave and Ashley thanks for the information, I will investigate and let you know how I get on.
I started building this boat so long ago that I can't remember when. It's never been afloat although substantially finished apart from the radio control which was never a part of the original kit.
I have bought a Planet TS2 + 2 2.4GHz a £10 sail winch and a servo for the rudder. I have fitted it out and the rudder is working ok. The sail winch is fitted midship with a single line to the end of the boom. The problem I have encountered is that the servo goes back to its home position as soon as I let go of the gimbal. This lets the main sheet run out. That's ok when running down wind but not so good for beating. I need a servo that stops where it is moved to!!
Any help welcome.
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