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    Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
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    ๐Ÿ“ Window frame
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Made the upper window frame out of 1mm aluminium sheet.
    Nervous job

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    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Cashrc ( Vice Admiral)
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    Thats slick...really nice work!!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frame
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง mturpin013 ( Admiral)
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    Beautiful work you must be really pleased with the result
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    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ronald ( Admiral)
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    Amazing skill, even though it was probably very difficult and intense work you have made an excellent addition to your model which many will marvel at when they admire it.
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frame
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง flaxbybuck ( Captain)
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    I admire your patience using the method you describe for making the frame for the screen.
    I have recently made a very similar screen using a completely different method. When I have some photos of it I will show you. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frame
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I cut the inside with a jigsaw and the outside with bandsaw, first the inside cutting an filling, than the outside on the bandsaw, this way itโ€™s strong and wonโ€™t bend when handling
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frame
    3 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ River Rat ( Captain)
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    It looks very nice! How did you cut the thin aluminum? Awesome work! RR ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Finished the window frames, I used 1mm aluminium plate with 0,75mm vivak clear sheet. It was a lot of tryouts and faults. But job done!

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง mturpin013 ( Admiral)
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    Beautifully engineered it must have taken a lot of time and patience to make them out of sheet material
    can I offer another solution for a future system, use an appropriate channel section and use aluminium solder to join the corners, I was always sceptical about this aluminium solder so tried it out just prove it didn't work but guess what it does work and makes a strong joint and is easy to use - give it a go
    That's not to say what you have produced is in any way inferior I think they are great
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Mike Stoney ( Commander)
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    Hello everyone,
    What is the name of the paint that restores matt model windows to a reasonably transparent state?
    Michel-C searches and searches and . . .
    Every tip welcome, thanks.
    M-C
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง flaxbybuck ( Captain)
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    You've made a really nice job of those window frames.
    The last set I made using thin ply, but thin aluminium sheet would be a bit more forgiving and robust whilst being worked on.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nicely done renew๐Ÿ‘
    I couldn't make up my mind whether to make the window frames, for my restored Sea Scout see pics, from mahogany or alu. You just made up my mind.๐Ÿ˜€ Alu it is (or will be๐Ÿ˜‰).
    My windows are 3mm green tinted perspex which flush fit to the 3mm ply cabin walls.
    Glued in with Deluxe Materials Canopy glue.
    Cheers, Doug๐Ÿ˜Ž
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ronald ( Admiral)
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    Very nicely done, you must have done stain glass windows in an earlier day.๐Ÿ˜ƒ
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Len1 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    well done.
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Use UHU hard glue
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Window frames
    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ChrisF ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Which glue did you use in the end?
    ๐Ÿ“ Swim ladder
    5 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Made the ladder and rear railing.
    Mounted the side pots

    ๐Ÿ“ Painted the cabin structure
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Fitted the roofs edge. Painted the cabin two tone black/white.
    Made the side pods out of 1mm styreen plate, going for the long version

    ๐Ÿ“ Summer updao
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    This summer mostly solving technical difficulties.
    Replaced the prop shaft for a 4mm flex shaft, with 40cm it was to long and made lot of vibration.
    Tried different motors, now got 3670 1550KV with 40mm 3 blade prop and runs great with good speed,
    Also made water cooling with 2 micro pumps.
    After al technical problems the build is progressing again ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Dekking finished and made side pods,

    ๐Ÿ“ Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Painted the bow, really happy ๐Ÿ˜Š

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    7 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Painting the structure ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ just needs a clear coat
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง flaxbybuck ( Captain)
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    You're making a lovely job of it. She looks beautiful. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ renew ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Itโ€™s spray
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Stephen T ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    is that spray or brush
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Now itโ€™s a Huntsman
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ River Rat ( Captain)
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    Very nice! Clean lines! You have to love the paint sessions that go good. Nice job. Dave


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