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Author Topic: Josie Olsen  (Read 6047 times)

Offline DamienG

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #180 on: May 15, 2018, 04:41:35 PM »
What an imagination you have, It'll probably be Seniors chicken parma for us & maybe a Bacardi & cola for me probably a cola for Jo probably no grog for my mate as he's recovering from a serious neck injury.

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #181 on: May 19, 2018, 04:45:21 PM »
4 mushroom vents turned and fitted to 3mm threaded rod, actually I turned 8 of them as I cut them from the dowel spinning in the lathe with a razor saw 4 vanished into the will blue yonder at the moment of separation the'll show up eventually.  :oops :oops :oops

2 ready for dope sealer the other 2 will be chucked in cordless drill & with drill running will be sanded to the mushroom dome as the others were.




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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #182 on: May 19, 2018, 04:51:26 PM »
 ;) Hello;
Oops as you say, but not lost forever ... one day maybe? Good idea to hide "locks" with aerators

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #183 on: May 19, 2018, 06:38:25 PM »
Damian, your model looks excellent. It`s also a good solution to disguise the bolts with the mushroom vents. But how about the nautical stability of the boat?

Thomas

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #184 on: May 19, 2018, 07:04:05 PM »
Thanks Thomas I've float tested her she's stern heavy and leans to port I think judicial placement of batteries and RC gear will overcome these problems at least I hope so.

The lean to port is because of the drive motor placement.

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #185 on: May 21, 2018, 04:07:59 PM »
Brackets to mount the hold down nuts to, dope applied I'll epoxy in place prior to drilling the pilot holes.







The mushroom vents were doped as well but forgot to take pic.

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #186 on: May 22, 2018, 04:27:25 PM »
First of brackets for the captive nuts epoxied in place.



Second,



All 4,



No need for worry about brass tube for hiding the mushroom vent screws between upper and mid decks.

 

These extra long drills 1.5mm to 4mm very handy in situations like accurately drilling through 2 decks.


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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #187 on: May 23, 2018, 09:40:05 PM »
Got the holes drilled bolts with mushroom vents in place.





Decided they'd look better with a base to look like a seal where the vents come through the decks.
The knurled nuts are holding them in place as the glue dries.



The same will be done for the top & bottom of the brass tubes for the Forward vents.
   

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Re: Josie Olsen
« Reply #188 on: May 24, 2018, 05:49:43 PM »
Decided the next 4 would be more accurate if turned on the lathe mounted them on 4mm bolts with dual nuts to stop them undoing mid turning.
The centre hole was drilled 3.5mm and enlarged with a burr in dremel for an exact fit on the brass tube.



 

Turned to 9.8mm finished to 9.69mm with a 180 grit sanding board.


 

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