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The Emily Claire finally sailed today after some modifications: I had to fit a new motor, the Chinese motor wouldn't do the job & I fitted a Graupner 700
Looking for a giant pt boat plan? Look no further. Here is a simplified Elco 80-footer big enough for good-size gas engines.
PT boat plans for the famous PT 109 offered in 1:32, 1:24 and 1:16 scale - buy and download a relatively easy-to-build semi scale blueprint of an Elco 80-footer.
Probably the best model boat plans deal on the internet. All CAD generated pdf files that can be downloaded and printed at home or at your local copy shop. Never folded, no shipping, no hassle!
How to make a simple rudder linkage that meets the steering requirements of almost all casual RC boat models
The RC Boat Hull will have a keel strip, rub and spray rails installed.
The USS Olympia was Admiral Dewey's flagship at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish American war.
Tissue and Dope is a tested and true way to seal balsa model boat hulls while adding strength. This how-to gives step-by-step instruction for sealing balsa with rice paper and cellulose lacquer.
My favorite RC boat motor mounts are simple, but do the job. We discuss what's important when installing electric motors.
Torpedo Boats - From spar torpedo launches to destroyers. Learn the history and development and where to find plans for static and working models - RC - steam - electric.
Hi Petter. I thought I should update you on the Emily Claire, she failed her first tank test. The hull was very unstable in the water and rolled around
The simple RC boat hull is getting sanded and planked with balsa skins.
Follow this RC boat hull building tutorial for an easy and inexpensive balsa model boat. This is part two where the hull frame is finished and getting ready for planking.
Learn to build RC model boats the easy and inexpensive way. These projects are perfect for beginners and those looking for a cheap, easy, simple and fast build.
A scratch built RC boat hull easy and inexpensive. Learn to scratch build with this simple project. Plans are available for download.
Ironclads make great model boats. Find out where to get kits, plans and books to build these armored battleships: USS Monitor, CSS Virginia, HMS Warrior
Radio controlled boats - building tips and how-to's. Simple solutions to many common questions surrounding home made RC boats.
Simple Electric RC Boats build log. A fun balsa model boat project for beginners or a quick build for accomplished modelers.
PT boats were made famous by JFK and PT 109. Find out where to find information for quality kits and plans for building RC or static Higgins or Elco model Patrol Torpedo boats.
Hi Petter. thought you might be able to use some pictures of my latest project the (Emily Clair) built on a one metre fibreglass hull given to me by a