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Author Topic: My version of the SS Furie from Deans  (Read 2561 times)

colin-d

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My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« on: December 23, 2008, 06:22:41 PM »

the Builders log can be seen here:
http://www.deansmarine.co.uk/forum1/index.php?topic=66.0
mind you though, you need to be logged in to see the Photo's

after visiting the real thing in Maassluis, and seeing the model at an open day, my wife fell in love with it.
yes i have a wife that actually enjoys sailing her model at competitions, is this a rare thing or what?

i enjoyed the build, hope you all like the Photo's
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barryfoote

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Re: My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2008, 08:10:24 AM »

And very nice she looks too Colin. Do you have any technical spec on her or photos of the inside?

Barry
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colin-d

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Re: My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2008, 12:18:25 PM »

Hi Barry,

i have a total of 175 Photo's which were taken during the Build.

plus 30 Photo's of the Original Furie, mored outside the steam museum in Holland.

My Model of the Furie has a 6 volt 4amp Gell Batterer in her, Rx is from Graupner a R700 the speedcontroler i have changed to a Rokraft100E, test drives were with the Graupner Navy40, the motor is from Buehler, does about 5000Rpm and about 30W of power
max drain is about 1 amp, the servo is a Flat Servo, the same size as a normal servo but only half the hight.

so heres a couple of photo's on the inside, before the decks were fitted

i forgot to mention: Scale 1/48 Length 698mm Beam 140mm
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Re: My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2008, 04:07:20 PM »

Here's another for your collection
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colin-d

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Re: My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2008, 04:15:17 PM »

thanks Bunker, but i have seen that one already..!
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Re: My version of the SS Furie from Deans
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2008, 08:37:11 PM »

I thought there was a good chance you would have!!
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