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    1/12th scale Cygnus GM32 Fishing Boat "EXUBERENT DH142"
    by Ballast πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    πŸ“ Dressed overall for launch party back in June 2018
    6 months ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Ready for her launch party !!!
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    πŸ’¬ Dressed overall for launch party back in June 2018
    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very pretty πŸ‘
    "Splice the mainbrace chaps" πŸ˜‹

    Is that a converted Singer treadle sewing machine table I see before me?

    Cheers, Doug 😎

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    πŸ’¬ Dressed overall for launch party back in June 2018
    6 months ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Doug if your ever in the Torquay area the Singer museum is worth a visit ,I think everyone's gran had one of the treadle ones ,my grandpa fitted my grans one with an electric motor.😱

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    πŸ’¬ Dressed overall for launch party back in June 2018
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Such a great looking model! But she needs her pots, floats, dans and anchors to go to work! There’s a launch party to pay for!
    Great job!

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    πŸ“ Sea Trials !!! June 2018
    6 months ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finally launched !!!
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    πŸ“ 1/12th scale Cygnus GM32 Fishing Boat "EXUBERENT DH142"
    11 months ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    But not without incident ! On getting her out of car I snagged the aerial 'Y' on top of 'A' Frame and that said goodbye to that and my dressed ship flags 😭 but apart from that all was good.

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    πŸ“ Crab Pots in progress !
    1 year ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    1/12th scale Crab pots built out of Champagne cork wires, plastic tubing, garlic netting, wire sheathing etc. Don't know what they will fish like !!!πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‰

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    πŸ’¬ Crab Pots in progress !
    1 year ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Looking good ,don't get addicted to the champers could end up an expensive hobby πŸ‘Cheers Marky

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    πŸ’¬ Crab Pots in progress !
    1 year ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    They look greatπŸ‘
    If the fish like garlic they'll go for itπŸ˜‰ Maybe Sprats or Winnows πŸ˜‰
    I imagine the preparation 'material gathering' was fun 😊
    Cheers Doug 😎
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    πŸ’¬ Crab Pots in progress !
    1 year ago by figtree7nts ( Commodore)
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    How's the crew feeling.
    After all that champagne!πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‰πŸ˜œ

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    πŸ’¬ Crab Pots in progress !
    1 year ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    They look great! Was wondering how you were getting on as you haven’t updated for a while!
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    πŸ“ Memorial
    1 year ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Paul John Goddard lost at sea in Exuberent DH142 March 23rd 1983.

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    πŸ’¬ Memorial
    1 year ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    As a mark of respect of the loss and for a fellow modelmaker the stack of fish boxes I have made for Emily PII has one from DH142...

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    πŸ’¬ Memorial
    1 year ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Touched by this Graham !πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Mizzen/Steadying Sail
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Mizzen/Steadying Sail in place but needs tweaking ! it will only be used for display purposes as it was only used when hauling pots to keep the boat into wind, not as an underway aid ! I dread to think what effect it would have on the model underway on our lake !!! 😱

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    πŸ“ Pond Trials!!!
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    She Floats !!! And on her marks !!! Albeit a slight list to the Port side which is due to her open working starboard side and is a characteristic of the real deal. To say I am chuffed is an understatement after first starting the build 36 years ago !!!

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    πŸ’¬ Pond Trials!!!
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Absolutely brilliant! Well done my friend! it's a great feeling to see them in the water! I've ordered a battery today so mine will be complete very soon!!

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    πŸ“ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Steel (Brass) all painted now in matt black will follow up with Satin Cote so not to have too glossy finish !

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    She's looking really good now! Can't wait to see her loaded with gear!

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    It won't be long now Graham !!!

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by rolfman2000 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Very nice Graham. πŸ˜€

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    It's not Grahams !!! it's mine, Alan's !!! it's not distressed enough for one of Grahams !!!πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜†

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Very true! I do love a bit of rust! if I'm honest Emily P was much more fun on the rust front than the last one!

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Trouble is I can't get in to ageing and distressing things. The real boat never had this sparkle when it was launched. I used to run my own car valeting business so I am a stickler for everything being A1 so its alien to me to make things look dirty or used I suppose !!! I'll have to live with it !!! 😊

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    I know what you mean! I thought the first model I did looked lovely before the treatment but once the rust was added the whole model became 'real'! Rust is something that goes with the territory on a fishing boat! And we mustn't forget mud on the hull if she sits in it!!!

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    πŸ’¬ Painted steelwork
    2 years ago by rolfman2000 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Sorry Alan. I thought it was about time I got something arse about face πŸ˜‚ in that case...

    Very nice indeed Alan 😊

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    πŸ“ "Steel" knitted up!!!
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Steel work all knitted together ready for paint !!! Glad that is over !!!

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    πŸ’¬ "Steel" knitted up!!!
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Seriously good job!!!
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    πŸ“ "Steelwork" fabricated !
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    'A' Frame fabricated and offered up for fixing to gunwales and for'ard rails and then a coat of paint !!! Shame to have to paint all that lovely brass !!!

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    πŸ’¬ "Steelwork" fabricated !
    2 years ago by GrahamP74 ( Warrant Officer)
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    Really taking shape. Looks great!!

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    πŸ’¬ "Steelwork" fabricated !
    2 years ago by Ballast ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    THANKS MATE !

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