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Member postings for Alan Latham

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Thread: Veron Veronica and Radio Control
09/01/2021 19:00:47

Original Plans

09/01/2021 18:58:12

It's ok with a landscape photo; the first was portrait.

09/01/2021 18:56:27

Veronica Box

09/01/2021 18:47:00

Not sure why it has rotated.

09/01/2021 18:46:04


09/01/2021 11:06:51

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?


09/01/2021 08:13:30

Dave and Ashley thanks for the information, I will investigate and let you know how I get on.


08/01/2021 11:23:00

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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