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(Photo Gallery: racingboats) My Club500 by ron1956 (Petty Officer)
This is my first boat, Club500, with the very cold temp of late and our local water frozen I had to wait till this week to have my first go and I am very happy with it, roll on summer   Posted: 7 hours ago


(Guestbook Comment) by ron1956 (Petty Officer)
Hi , I am very new to the whole RC Boat community, but already find it very friendly and enjoyable, don\'t know why I waited so long , My first boat is a Club500, and hope to have more next year. thanks to all concerned in doing the website, lots of info and pics to see, hope to meet some of you over time at shows and events. Thank you for allowing me to post here   Posted: 10 hours ago


(Blog Response: Vintage Model Works 46" RAF Crash Tender) The wheelhouse, pain tempered by an inspired suggestion! by figtree7nts (Fleet Admiral!)
Aliphatic resin glue is what we commonly know as %u201Cyellow glue%u201D or %u201Ccarpenter\'s glue%u201D. It is similar to PVA (white glue), but has been modified to make it stronger and more moisture resistant. Titebond Original is one of the most common aliphatic glues sold in the US  Posted: 20 hours ago


(Forum) Sea Rover planking by AlanP (Fleet Admiral!)
Thanks John. I will resurrect this thread with a photo when the deck planking is finished. Could be a while though Alan  Posted: 21 hours ago


(Blog Response: Vintage Model Works 46" RAF Crash Tender) The wheelhouse, pain tempered by an inspired suggestion! by Bobdunn (Petty Officer)
Can anyone help , ! I want know what Aliphatic glue as I never heard of it. As mentioned in rob bobs article.  Posted: 22 hours ago


(Blog Update: Vintage Model Works 46" RAF Crash Tender) Fitting the wheelhouse roof panels by robbob (Captain)
The three panels make up the wheelhouse roof and the outer two needed the heat gun treatment to curve them in two directions so a bit of patience is required here to get this right. When they are correctly shaped the mating edges of all three need a little chamfering, they also need to overlap the cabin walls by 1/8th of an inch. I cut out a hole in the centre panel to give me access to the bracket that hold the searchlight rotation servo in place. Before fitting the roof panels I added a couple of small blocks either side of the cabin formers directly beneath where the mast feet will be to re...  Posted: 1 day ago
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