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Old Nov 11, 2012, 08:16 PM
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Lookin' good Pat! Wanna put some shine on that motor retainer?
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 09:42 PM
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Really looking good!

Nice work! Charlie
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Thanks for the comments boys!

Three mounts down, two to go. Battery & receiver. I made a new wheelhouse vent too.

Happy Thanksgiving!
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 02:50 PM
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Nice work!, and a Happy Thanksgiving, to you and all. Charlie
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 02:47 PM
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Pat always builds a clean machine.
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Old Nov 25, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Thanks gents. They always start out clean until the wires get added.
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Old Jan 06, 2013, 04:06 PM
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I got a couple of things done over the holiday. Battery tray done, coaming done. I put the battery as close to center as I could. Couldn’t lay it down flat because the hull listed way too much. Now I need to figure out how to fuse & switch the ESC/motor in a tidy manner.
Hired some deckhands too.
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Old Jan 06, 2013, 08:24 PM
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What are those two German Pineapple looking things?

Deckhands look great, where did you source them?

Fuse holder is kinda bulky. Could always use a spaded mini fuse if it gets to be cumbersome in there.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:15 AM
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The pineapple things are the contacts for the gray fuse holder.

The Deckhands come from Industria Mechanika. Sasha might look good on the deck too.

I made a fuse holder from 45° solderless connectors for the Veco ESC. Thanks for jarring my memory Tom.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 09:31 PM
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Pat,

LOOKING GOOD! I cannot wait to see it in person. Charlie
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:37 PM
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Thanks Charlie.

Got a bitt made today. The top is shaped from an over-sized steel screw, the rest is made from a brass tube, rod, and washer. To fasten it to the deck I'll glue a chunk of plywood under the deck, drill a hole, fill the body of the bitt with a 10-32 screw, and throw a body washer and nut on it. Just need to get it soldered together and slap a coat of black paint on it first.
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Old Jan 14, 2013, 02:17 PM
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I like that design, will make for good towing, as the line can swing from side to side. On the bow, I tapped the kit bitt, for 6-32, (that is what fits the bore). I then installed 2, 1'' long 6-32 SS set screws, for attaching, and reinforcing. I installed it on a 1/4'' riser block, to make it easier to access. I don't know what you have in mind for the bow, thought might help. Charlie
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