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Paul T08/03/2009 07:45:20
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Ashley
 
Have a quick peek at the thread "electrics" and you will find more info on Bobs boards including a link to another boat site (sorry) that explains all about them.
 
Happy sailing today but watch out for a change in the weather later on.
 
Paul
Mike Pendlebury08/03/2009 17:12:22
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I hope this explains just what a Bob's Board is Ashley.
 


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ashley needham08/03/2009 19:11:55
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Mike. Thanks fror that (and Paul) , I THOUGHT that was what they were....I am sure I have seen some with resistors in  the past,obviously not a pukka BOBs Bobs board.Ashley
mick17/03/2009 20:39:41
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hiya ashley
the speed boards you are thinking of were  for model cars  like you said  
i think they were made by mardave but  like you said the resistors  used too
glow a bit  as i was into model cars when they first came out  hope this helps
clears up the bobs boards as i have used both in boats they work well
mick
Adrian Jones28/03/2009 19:38:17
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There's a picture of one here:
 
http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/Common/Electrics/Speed%20controlers.htm
 
 
Barry Foote29/03/2009 09:36:04
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This thread brings back memories.....I put a bobs board in my old Talacre, built 23 years ago. After years of neglect and no use, and I do mean years, maybe 15......I got the boat out, brushed the dust, wiped the connections and into life she sparang. The board still works as good as the day it was put in. A great piece of kit....I would love another one..

Barry 
Kevin Flack 231/07/2009 15:14:01
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Out here in darkest Africa getting any controller is a mission  but I did note that Timiya did have one in the local toy store which I quickly purchased for that rainy day. Seperate resistors on the side and works reasonably and is cheap to boot.
Kevin

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