Model Boat Mayhem

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length.
Pages: [1] 2   Go Down

Author Topic: Ship Docking Module (SDM)  (Read 8706 times)

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« on: March 08, 2012, 06:38:42 PM »

All,
A few photo's of my latest build, still in progress of 1/32 scale SDM tug the Salvador Dali.

Regards
Destroyer42

Logged

Xtian29

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 511
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 07:12:09 PM »

Hello

Strange looking tug but surely very nice to play with. Please post pictures, interresting ship

Xtian
Logged

Umi_Ryuzuki

  • Guest
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012, 07:49:34 PM »

It's a great looking ship at a large scale.

Great work Colin.  :-))
Logged

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012, 12:47:10 PM »

All,
I will try and post some better pictures this week.

Destroyer42
Logged

tugboyben

  • Guest
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2012, 04:00:07 PM »

Hi destroyer42
I all so on with a SDM TUG  at 1/32 scale
Would love to see picture's of your
A few picture's of mine for you
I had the hull built for me by (alan wyatt)of kirkleesmodelboatclub

Jason
Logged

tugboyben

  • Guest
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2012, 04:05:56 PM »

I have based mine on endeavor i like the colours of this one

Few more picture's

Jason

Logged

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2012, 06:17:20 PM »


Some more pictures.
Destroyer 42
Logged

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2012, 06:20:46 PM »



Logged

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 08:45:21 PM »









Logged

ray123

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 445
  • mary marie cygnus gm33
  • Location: southeast england
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2012, 07:48:51 AM »

very nice work   :-))  so when are sea trials??   regards ray
Logged

Steve Mahoney

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 366
  • Location: New Zealand
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2012, 02:53:50 AM »

very nice
Logged

thomas3

  • Shipmate
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1
  • Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2012, 12:33:19 AM »

Nice Work.
Logged

billa65t

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 36
  • Location: Jersey
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2012, 09:51:21 PM »

Nice looking model saw one of these at the Doncaster show last year impressive. where did you get the plans from ! quite fancy one of these myself ?


regards
Bill :-))
Logged

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2012, 12:35:46 PM »

Hi Billa65t

No Plans just photographs & 1 line drawing which I printed up to 1/32 scale . The measurements of the ship you can get off the company website,details were obtained from the photographs as the builders would not part with a copy of the plans. I can send you what I have if you want? The hull is made from builders pink foam and fibreglassed the superstructure is all plastic card 2mm & 1.5mm.

Regards
Destroyer42
Logged

portside II

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,523
  • tugs at rest
  • Location: Howden.East Riding of Yorkshire.England Near the banks of the river Ouse
    • goole model boat club indi site
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2012, 04:29:07 PM »

Hi destroyer , i have built one of these SDM's using two schottle drives , the only thing that concerns me with yours is the position of the drives .
When i built my first hull i fitted the drives in opposit corners and in line down the hull but found it very difficult to control as the model wanted to spin on its axis ,
in the end i settled on both drives up front side by side with a large skeg (fixed rudder) at the rear for a stabilizer (tractor drive) .
This has proved very effective and is like it's on rails , ok it wont go sidesways but it will go forwards and back very precicely and turn within its own length.
The only downfall is the power , i only made enough room for 1 12v 7ah battery , so i have to change it after about 20 mins running/work.
Have a look  and see what you think.
daz
http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=24068.0
Logged
I like to build my boats to play with, not to just look pretty,so they dont !

Umi_Ryuzuki

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,161
  • Location: PDX, OR USA
    • Models and Miniatures
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2012, 10:14:27 PM »

A proper SDM in drydock.  ;)

One drive forward starboard, one stern port

Also, the hole in the skeg allows for proper steering.
If the hole is not through the skeg, then steering force will be deflected off the skeg till the
schottel drive is almost perpendicular to the centerline, and the tug will leap into starboard turns
rather than steering gently.

 :-)

Xtian29

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 511
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2012, 10:44:57 PM »

Hello

I fully agree with Umi and a SDM must be built with all skeg arrangement.  I think it's a pity to build a SDM as a tractor tug like Portside II .

If you want a tractor tug built a tractor but if you choose a SDM built it as SDM.  It's not the same way to sail it and really very funy as RC ship to have a SDM.

Xtian
Logged

lunganu

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 35
  • Model Boat Mayhem is Great!
  • Location: romania constantza
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2014, 01:09:41 PM »

hello,nice boat ,but where did you find the plans for it?
Logged
i am sane,the voices in my head said so.

portside II

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,523
  • tugs at rest
  • Location: Howden.East Riding of Yorkshire.England Near the banks of the river Ouse
    • goole model boat club indi site
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #18 on: January 20, 2014, 11:16:09 PM »

Oh right pick on me time  lol :} the tractor configuration works well .
But like Umi said in the standard configuration the schottles will work as in the full sized vessel.
Umi do you have any details on the hole shape size in the skeg?.
daz
Logged
I like to build my boats to play with, not to just look pretty,so they dont !

Umi_Ryuzuki

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,161
  • Location: PDX, OR USA
    • Models and Miniatures
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2014, 01:09:57 AM »

Oh right pick on me time  lol :} the tractor configuration works well .
But like Umi said in the standard configuration the schottles will work as in the full sized vessel.
Umi do you have any details on the hole shape size in the skeg?.
daz

We stopped picking on you back in 2012...  %)
 
However, now that you bring it up,...

The hole in the skeg can be seen in some drydock photos.
The only proportions I saw for it were from models of the MkII's.
One by Tom Denning, and another owners model of the Salvador Dali.
Ueda san placed the holes in his skegs, and said that he did not notice
a difference in handling from before, or after the hole was added.

destroyer42

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 292
  • Model Boat Mayhem Forum is the Best!
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea Essex U.K
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2014, 07:39:43 PM »

Hi All,
My model the Salvador Dali is 1/32 scale and the skeg holes are 25mm wide X 45mm long.
The model was built using the attached line drawing and scaled to 1/32 after getting the actual sizes of the ship from the builders website.
 
Destroyer42
Logged

lunganu

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 35
  • Model Boat Mayhem is Great!
  • Location: romania constantza
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2014, 07:44:04 PM »

Thanks.
Logged
i am sane,the voices in my head said so.

Umi_Ryuzuki

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,161
  • Location: PDX, OR USA
    • Models and Miniatures
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2014, 10:57:45 PM »

The dashed hull and skeg lines are increases that I added to the hull model.
After putting all the equipment in, my model floats "on" the water line.
And the added volume gives some clearance to the graupner drives also.

 ok2

hazegry

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 95
  • Location: Norfolk Va
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #23 on: June 26, 2014, 12:45:49 AM »

Umi does anyone else make those drives I know graupner is having issues
Logged

Umi_Ryuzuki

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,161
  • Location: PDX, OR USA
    • Models and Miniatures
Re: Ship Docking Module (SDM)
« Reply #24 on: June 26, 2014, 01:14:26 AM »

Umi does anyone else make those drives I know graupner is having issues

Bauer Modelle is distibuting the drives, and has also picked up and is continuing to distibute the VS drives.
http://www.bauer-modelle.de/151/online-shop

Vince had a great transaction to San Francisco Bay area.
Pages: [1] 2   Go Up