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Starting in Model Boats
" I consider
myself an expert to the matter of building model speed
boats, on the principal that if we learn from our
mistakes, then I'm the worlds smartest
Sports Boat Types
‘So what do model boats look like then? My wife tells me that 'all
of my boats look the same' but she’s not easily convinced.
There are few basic classes but
there are also hybrid and variations within
each group that should cover all other
Glow or Internal Combustion ( IC ) engines are
used in speed and sports boats and more importantly, how to get them
Motors used in model boats are called DC
motors, i.e. the motor rotates when a Direct
Current is applied. You don't need to know the "WHY'S and
WHEREFORE'S", just take my word for it.
Miniature Scale Scratch Building
"When I began model shipbuilding many years
ago, it was to the commonly used scale of eight feet to one inch. I
considered that smaller scales would result in inferior and
less-detailed models... but I proved myself wrong!"