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Manxman30/11/2007 13:01:00
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Thanks Ducky

Printed three of them out for future reference - graphics on the last one don't view or print out by the way (the mixer setup one) shame really as its the most useful one.

One additional point, Westbourne have 2 web sites - .co.uk and .com - the diagrams appear on the .com site

Cheers - Ken

Ducky03/12/2007 08:34:00
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 Hi Manxman

It would appear that the www.westbourne-models.com is the newer of the two sites you mentioned,I will have to e-mail them and ask if they can rectify the duff diagram of the 2 ESC with mixer plan !!. There must be plenty of us out here with need of that info,just found your plans in your album though so thanks for that!!

Saw your Matchstick tug at Ellesmere Show in 2006 and did'nt know in my ignorance they were workng models, Fantastic !

Regards Ducky

Manxman03/12/2007 18:32:00
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Hi Ducky,

I agree, the last one was the most useful with the mixer as it also increases the turning circle.

I'm not into static models, nice though they are,  One problem with using matches is they float! - and with the hulls being 4 matches thick gives a hull thickness of almost 1 centimetre - that takes a lot of ballast to bring it down.  Pacific Light will almost certainly be a two man lift into the water - still it will sail in quite rough waters due to its weight.

Cheers - Kenny 

Robert Walters27/02/2009 17:11:48
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Hi Ducky, The Modelling tips on the Westbourne Models website are good, but try and print the "Twin Motor and Speed Controller with Mixer "set up and all one gets is the written advice, the the diagram does not print out (the other 3 do)

Colin Bishop27/02/2009 17:30:34
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You can find an excellent selection of wiring diagrams on the ACTion Electronics site. While they do feature ACTion products (which are very good anyway) the wiring can be applied to the use of products from other manufacturers.
 
 
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