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Montgomery Model Boat Club News

NATIONAL NIRVANA REGATTA
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NEXT CLUB SAIL:

Saturday
July 9, 2016
9:00am or earlier till...

Forecast is:
(Best Guess) Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 98. Winds W at 5mph.


We've had approximately

33 Nirvana's

join our fleet over the years...where they all are is a enigma...

There are usually a few at every club sail.


IMPORTANT!!! (Read Below)

The following Nirvana Class sail/hull numbers are registered within this Class and should not be duplicated within this club:


#13 Vulture
#28 Chubasco
#34 Miss Sunshine
#57 Wendee
#88 War Eagle


Links Section

MMBC Thread @ RC Groups

Nirvana Yacht Thread @ RC Groups

SailRC.com

Nirvana Class Rules

American Model Yachting Association

Warship Models Underway

Scale Ship Modelers

Prince de Neufchatel

SC&H Ltd Model Sailing Ships

Scale Shipyard

Loyalhanna Dockyard

Central Alabama R/C ships, subs & sails

Off Shore Electrics

Micro Mark Tools

Model Expo

Kintec Racing

Horizon Hobby

Aqua Craft

Vac-u-Boats

Pro Boat Models

Sail Numbers

Tower Hobbies

Harbor Models

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The Shipyards
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This is the club shipyards page. Here are the boats/ships the club members are building/built/bashed.

Let's start with the bashing of the Clubs' Work Horse..."BELINDA".


Here is how she looked new...an Altantic Harbor Tug


She was a "Ready to Run"...(RTR) boat and needed major changes.


All the toyish stuff has to go!


Can't remember when the shipyard was that clean!


Building a new mast.


Add sound and new radio electronics.


New paint...too bad I'm going to trash it!


More details added.


Old...vs...new...time for more power.


New power plant with reduction gears.


Now for the final touches...lots of scrapes and rust!






Now this is what a woking tug should look like!

Here are some upgrades for the Nirvana Racing Yacht.


Original radio gear...note sponge to catch water.


Old receiver has missing box replaced with saran wrap and tape.


New sail servo and DX6 receiver...note how antenna is routed...no external wires.


Capt. Crash's solution for a cheap sail protector.


Capt. Crash's "War Eagle" after a paint job...also note upgraded boat stand made out of a TV tray.

Capt. Scooter's "Midwest" Liberty Tug (build in progress)











Capt. Crash's Vac-U-Cracker Crackerbox Racing Boat "Claim jumper"


Parts laid out with homemade decals.


Hull liner drilling in progress.


Liner glued to hull.


Parts cut and test fitted.


Powerplant fitted.


Shark fin and drive shaft in place.


Decals and paint.


Millbrook is the Home Port.




Trim tabs and electronics in place.


Boat is completed with styro in the bow.


 
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