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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #25 on: January 22, 2009, 10:51:23 PM »

Looking good poll !

... You really wouldn't want to be on deck with a tow on an the skipper decides to 'come about' .... or what ever you old sea salts say!  ;D
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2009, 06:37:20 PM »

Hi Martin, Keeps the dust off the decks {-)
 

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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2009, 07:19:05 PM »

Hi All, Yes I have got to the point where she is ready for her test run. All drives and steering are working OK. Any body intrested in having a go with the carrousel tug it will be at the Ellesmere boat show on the
7th 8th  March.
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #28 on: January 24, 2009, 07:32:30 PM »

Can't wait to see some pictures from the testrun, a very interesting boat! Seems like you will have your hands full controlling it, good luck and well done!
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #29 on: February 02, 2009, 07:20:12 PM »

Hi All, Did a  test run on Sunday and all went  OK, Photo's are a bit blur, when you are driving and taking pictures It's not a good combination  Photo  img jp 2  Is before the stern extention and the third shottle
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #30 on: February 02, 2009, 07:23:50 PM »

Are those brass props?
Are they commercially available/ direct replacement?
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #31 on: February 02, 2009, 07:39:03 PM »

Hi Frank, Yes they are Prop Shop Props, But you have to thread your shafts.
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #32 on: February 02, 2009, 07:51:56 PM »

Thanks for the info. :-))
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #33 on: February 02, 2009, 07:55:25 PM »

Hi John
What size thred did you use
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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #34 on: February 02, 2009, 08:41:19 PM »

Hi John
What size thred did you use
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Hi Martin, I used a M5 thread.

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Re: Carrousel Tug
« Reply #35 on: February 02, 2009, 11:28:53 PM »

John, do you know what pitch is standard for a M5 thread , and is it the same pitch for M4 etc.
Me still sorting my tap and die sets out .
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