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rcaddict14/03/2018 07:11:51
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does anyone know if this artf i s still available - i used to have one years ago and would like to get another one !

Denis Watkins14/03/2018 07:20:40
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Thunder Tiger made that OG, but don't list it anymore

Lovely looking model

Piers Bowlan14/03/2018 07:25:05
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Ace went bust a while ago and I haven't found any trace of ARF versions still available. You can find the plan for the Ace Seamaster on Outerzone here. It looks like a pretty simple build. I built an Ace Puddle Master many years ago for electric which flew well off water and was really great fun. There was also a twin puddle master available too.

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rcaddict14/03/2018 07:41:03
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thanks for that but im not geared up for scratch building and im impatient

rcaddict14/03/2018 08:06:51
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all alternative suggestions welcome - prefer artf or maybe kit but not scratch built

ta

trebor14/03/2018 11:02:18
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What about a Sig Sealane **LINK**

rcaddict14/03/2018 11:21:59
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thanks trebor that under consideration

trebor14/03/2018 11:25:39
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There was another one called Neptune or Aquastar ? something or other dont know

trebor14/03/2018 12:10:20
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**LINK**

Piers Bowlan14/03/2018 12:30:40
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The Maxford Neptune looks like a Seamaster Trebor - well found!

rcaddict14/03/2018 12:41:07
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it does smiley

trebor14/03/2018 12:56:35
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I think they've stopped making them so you might be lucky, I come across the Aqua star, 2 on ebay but I think there kits one in Germany and other Usa.

rcaddict14/03/2018 13:02:44
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trebor - the aquastar is too small, i have made a stock enquiry for the maxford

trebor14/03/2018 13:23:53
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They look a bit in short supply now, good luck.yes

Alan Gorham_14/03/2018 13:43:47
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The Aquastar is a built up kit not an ARTF anyway and yes it is small. It has several design mistakes thrown in for free such as a downthrust and not enough free buoyancy in the forward hull which make water handling fun.

Here's mine, built with added ailerons, added buoyancy and upthrust. Flies great on a calm day only.

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Phil Claridge14/03/2018 15:44:13
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i have a complete one not flown for five years can fly off water or land, just needs batt and reciever

trebor14/03/2018 15:50:07
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If Oldgit doesn't want it I might be interested !

rcaddict14/03/2018 15:50:11
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phil - pm sent

Phil Claridge14/03/2018 17:05:31
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old git pm sent

Phil Claridge14/03/2018 17:31:51
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phone number sent alan

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