Having a tinker

Often forgot about but boats are a great way for the youngsters to get into radio control or even the oldies!
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Wavemeter
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Having a tinker

Post by Wavemeter » 02 Sep 2018, 18:53

Lovely Wavemaster with original gear- Kinetic actuator and Graupner Variphon 2 . Got all the original paperwork everything . The boat even smells beautiful inside like paxolin varnish old oil etc . Glorious ! Rx seemingly not working presently. Going to get it all going on the water with a Magregor outfit of similar vintage for time being
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Re: Having a tinker

Post by Wavemeter » 02 Sep 2018, 19:07

So what’s happing here (or not happening? ) is TX meant to pulse or two tone? Nuffin only carrier ?
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Re: Having a tinker

Post by Phil_G » 02 Sep 2018, 23:41

You should get two different tones Jonathan - am modulated, and quite loud.
Could be as simple as a mucky switch :D

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Re: Having a tinker

Post by Dodgy Geezer » 18 Nov 2018, 15:47

Lovely Wavemaster with original gear...

1 - That looks like an Aerokits Sea Commander - the smaller version of the Sea Queen.

2 - Taurus Flyer (who you can rind on this link - https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthr ... nnel-radio - is a specialist in repairing Continental single-channels. You will see from the link that he his able to do detailed fault-finding and reverse engineering over a forum link...!

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