The motor mounting frame is folded up from strip aluminium.
The actual motor support is made from plastic sheet 10mm thick.
is fixed into the frame by two bolts. Another bolt clamps the
motor into the support.
Showing the motor fitted into the frame.
Showing the frame bottom supported in the hull, and the servo linking wire.
down load a .pdf file of the motor frame click here
it does go faster.
Back to Skimmer.
Generally no. There are some working models available in NZ at other scales, HO and 9mm I think.
this is a beautiful model. I first saw a ststic DM model at Napiers Lilliputt model exhibition aged 7 and always remembeted it. Congratulations I love your wor
Can you buy these in the shops. My father inlaw used to work on these and would make a great gift.CheersChris
Fantastic video Dean!