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HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« on: July 29, 2013, 12:54:25 AM »

I have put this in military as the original of this boat was built for the Australian forces in 1946 by Halvorsens, although my boat is going to be a 'civilian' version.
 
She is 38inch long and 11 inch wide at a scale of 1/12. Twin motors (brushed), twin props and twin rudders. As you see her now she is still in dry-dock. I have just started to fit the edging of the windows in thin wood strips and have added slightly thicker lengths to the seat at the rear. She needs sanding down, deck lines adding and yacht varnish added to the deck and wheelhouse. The Hull needs sanding back and then will be prepped and sprayed in a cream colour.  There are brass window and portholes to add after they holes have been filed down. The actual model was built by Andy ay K.M.B.C, but all detailing will be done by me.
 
Here are some pictures of her: B&W shows what she would have looked liked as a police launch.
 
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013, 10:51:16 PM »

I hope you've got a big pond / canal / river / loch / lake or whatever
 
to sail that on Si !! :o :o
 
What motor(s) are in it?, and good luck,
 
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good sailing
 
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 12:30:06 AM »

I hope you've got a big pond / canal / river / loch / lake or whatever
 
to sail that on Si !! :o :o
 
What motor(s) are in it?, and good luck,
 
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good sailing
 
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Hi Vic, yeah, plenty big, we have two more of the same boat, one with open wheelhouse and the other closed like this one. One is a AAF and a police launch, so went something different with a civilian version.
 
It has two brushed 450 rated at 7.2 volts, stainless steel shafts and two 35mm M4 racing propellers. Two 25amp ESC will be fitted with a 25 amp in-line fuse fitted to both motors. We did a test and the motors drew 2 amps dry turning and shot up to 19 amps in the water...so one the cuff really, don't know the stall amperage. But, I will running it on 6v, and may change the propellers for three bladed with less pitch. I am not bothered about speed it is all about cruising with mine...hopefully.
 
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2013, 01:06:29 AM »

Eddie.......not sure if your were aware .....but thought you may find the following interesting.......
A google search on Halvorsens WWII work boats will produce similar articles & WEB sites
 
@ 1: 12 scale, those 35 mm diameter [racing] props (35 x 12 dived by 12 = 35" diameter) may be a little out of wack & contributing to the  >>:-( >>:-(  19 amp draw.....
Interestingly....in the specification for the 40' boat, the propeller is listed as 31" diameter.........Derek
 
http://search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/redirect.jhtml?searchfor=Halvorsens+WWII+wooden+patrol+boats+&cb=UU&p2=%5EUU%5Exdm014%5EYY%5Eau&qid=feb4b99be70f40d8805f5baef4174d20&n=77ee8eb0&ptb=884461E0-AFD0-4D58-9736-86A7E22B0A5F&si=google_ENGvegetables&pg=GGmain&action=pick&ss=sub&pn=1&st=bar&qs=&pr=GG&tpr=&redirect=mPWsrdz9heamc8iHEhldEfvHLmWP99gZY4rdawW3NvC%2BaYd48GOBxFYzzdyN4aNj0MMNyJKkEAQUOFw8tTdDyw%3D%3D&ord=3&ct=AR&
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2013, 11:59:18 AM »

Thanks Derek for the info, I think you're right so may get 3 bladed 25mm instead, these, as you say may knock down the amperage.


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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2013, 06:56:29 AM »

Some more piccies of her as she is nearing completion, she also has some figures that will be sited.
 
 
 
 
 
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2013, 08:24:06 AM »

 :-)) Hi,Eddie,looks like a nice model,great wood decks and white paint, a combination I have used a lot let us know how she goes on the water,happy modelling,Ray.  :-)) :-)) :-)) 
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« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2013, 08:29:33 AM »

Ta Ray, she is nearly there, portholes to add and window frames...then the fun wiring will start.
 
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2013, 12:43:35 PM »


She's looking good.... so is that girl figure!   ;)
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Re: HALVORSENS AUSTRALIAN POLICE/RAF BOAT 1946. NEW PROJECT.
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2013, 12:56:20 PM »

Dyaneed to add anything else if yer gonna sink it?   O0
 
 
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« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2013, 01:33:19 PM »


She's looking good.... so is that girl figure!   ;)


Ta Martin, she is looking good. Tsk...you're old enough to be her Dad...saying that, so am I  :D
 
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« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2013, 01:36:14 PM »

Dyaneed to add anything else if yer gonna sink it?   O0
 
 
     Regards   Ian.

I have sunken wreck models, intentional. The trawler that sank, unintentional. This boat, that will stay afloat and zoom around the lake looking fab and groovy, have faith Ian.
 
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PS, Ian, please say a prayer to the sea-god to protect my boat. I need all the help I can get.
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