|Vinnie Branigan||10/08/2007 10:16:00|
443 forum posts
September Model Boats
Main subject is an in-depth review of the Graupner Mega Yacht Moonraker by Graham Walker, plus a freelance r/c semi-scale electric air boat by Glynn Guest and a report on the Dortmund Intermodellbau 2007 by Dave Wooley. Images by Graham Walker, Glynn Guest, Dave Wooley and a Gallery by Jon Godsell of the Dutch Spirit and Svitzer Bidston
News items, what’s on and a piece on an exceptional inventor
Dave Wooley’s worldwide review of Warships and Warship Modelling including a Research Photo File aboard an ex - Soviet Ropucha class LST (Landing Ship Tank) and all the usual regular features
FOCUS ON SCALE
A regular look at r/c scale including a visit to Kew Bridge Steam Museum Model Boat Show and the Model Week at Skipsea by Dave Brumstead
Jon Godsell photographs Svitzer Bidston and Dutch Spirit
A 1963 music and booze cruise from Southend, a Sea Commander, Elsie receivers and more, by DAVE WIGGINS.
Pictures and constructional information about their models from our readers
MAIL BOAT, READERS CLASSIFIEDS AND TEST BENCH
Readers letters, your private adverts. and what’s new for modellers
AROUND THE CLUBS
News from clubs around the world
John Kerr and Stewart Rae at Kingsbury, Willen and Bryn Bach plus more of the A-Z of powerboat bits
Graupner’s Mega Yacht kit reviewed by Graham Walker.
DYNAMIC DIVING WITH A TWIST!
Dave Manning describes how he converted a Revell Type V111C U Boat static kit to one that submerges
A semi-scale radio controlled electric airboat for 400 type motors, designed and described by Glynn Guest.
Richard Webb builds the George Turner Models radio controlled Footy Yacht kit
DORTMUND INTERMODELLBAU 2007
Dave Wooley reports on this, the largest annual trade and model event in Europe for modellers of every hobby discipline.
|Paul Brinklow||12/08/2007 19:34:00|
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|Sep Issue - Just been to the Guildford Model Boat Pond and saw the new Skimmer - painted a brilliant orange buit from the Sep issue plans - what a fantastic Novelty Class boat - it was such fun have just ordered the Back Number Sep issue and subscribed for a whole years magazines as well ... seeing the skimmer was a great advert for your magazine and for model boat builders ....|
Will be at the Guidford meet next Sunday (19th August)10 am - I have RAF Launch and am trying to identify the motor - it may be a 6V or 12V Decaperm - anyone know of tests, resistance or other wise which will tell me ?
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|Iv'e just read the review on Graupner's Moonraker by Graham Walker . Moonraker is a big project and it would clearly take more than seven pages to do an in depth review of the kit , so I was somewhat dissapointed on reading it.. Oviousley you only have some much space per article in the magazine. However, I would like to know how 2 x 6v SLA's wired in series (12v) can power 3 x Speed 700 BB Turbo's through 3 seperate speed controllers as this wasn't well explained in the article.|
|Vinnie Branigan||14/08/2007 11:52:00|
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|I think I'll leave this one to Paul Freshney, the magazine editor to answer! :)|
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