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    Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    by bruce1946 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    11 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Add new photos.
    Added more brass work completed railing
    all most done on the wiring for the radio.
    added more decorations curtains, brass work, 3D printed figures are done,
    Trying to find Brass deck cleats 1:12 scale but not having much luck.
    Need to do test run on steam engine yet.
    Built a Mercedes RC Tamiya Semi truck and trailer to haul my boats to the water. picture attached to folder.
    Always open for suggestions or Ideas.
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    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Update almost ready for the water, when weather permits Steam engine is done all the brass work, done minor imbelishments to be done, connect Radio and wiring.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Update almost for water when weather permits
    2 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Same problem ordering From EU I did get my truck cheaper and free shipping on Ebay. My truck is hard to find here in USA
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    3 hours ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    Yeah, I found the rc4wd site, but their price for Germany was about โ‚ฌ1150 plus shipping.
    Looked at my favourite suppliers and Ebay here and cheapest was โ‚ฌ999.
    And then the cab as well. Ouch ๐Ÿค•
    Lovely job you've done on your whole set up ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    STAY SAFE ๐Ÿคž
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    3 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I got my trailer here in USA https://store.rc4wd.com/RC4WD-114-Lowboy-Trailer_p_4178.html It's gone up $100 since i bought mie the sell over low boys also of different lenghts I'm in the process mods on mine that can be changed for different boats. Nothing that changes the trailer other than look just different platforms out of wood that are interchangable. Makes for a nice challenge LOL
    https://store.rc4wd.com/RC4WD-114-Lowboy-Trailer_p_4178.html
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    4 hours ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Stunning Bruce ๐Ÿ‘
    Was the trailer also a kit or your own design?
    AHA! Just found some here in Germany.
    WOW! Cheapest one is โ‚ฌ999 !๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿค‘
    Could use summat like that for my 1.5m ships ๐Ÿค”
    Graf Spee, HMS Belfast, both 1:128, HMS Hotspur destroyer 1:72.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    PS For the video how about mounting a GoPro or similar, in an RC mount on the Merc truck cab? ๐Ÿ˜‰
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    5 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I will do that have to have a 2nd person, can't steer and photo at same time, need 4 hands LOL
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    8 hours ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Excellent Bruce,
    I hope you do a video of the Truck taking your boat to the water and then we could see your boat get her bottom wet. (with sound i hope)

    Martin555.
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    8 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes i got the MFC 03 european set up sound is fantastic Drives very well 3 speed transmission works good programs installed on Spectum DX 6e Radio works great. still hooking up 40 lights for truck and trailer, have yet programmed that into it. Boat has interior and exterior lights, will use Flysky 18 radio for boat.
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    8 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Jbkiwi There are several of these boats still being used in Turkey, Norway and other countries it was originally built in 1913 near London. I would assume they move these around for restoration on Lorries. I know there are few smaller versions there about 23 feet this one is 38 feet 1;12 scale truck and trailer are 1;14 scale. this was the only low boy trailer I could find that wasn't over $600 wasn't going to pay $3000 for one Boat would be load with a crane and straps.
    Originally bought it to set up for my RNLI Trent Class Life boat 1:16 scale model slipway boat kit i have yet to build. next project on my list. Which they do tow to rescue sight but with a MAN truck several clubs in UK have the same set up.
    I do not have plans for putting my truck or trailer in the water, just for making a entrance from car to water area. for my boats for my enjoyment.
    Finding Trucks in different scales is very difficult other than 1:14 and 1:10
    and thank you for you input.

    Added 10 photos of truck trailer and up dates to boat in group of photos today
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    8 hours ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    Drifting slightly but have you fitted the sound module to your Truck.?

    Martin555.
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    8 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    here you go
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    10 hours ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,
    I would like to see a photo of the Truck and Trailer with the boat on it.


    Martin555.
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    10 hours ago by jbkiwi ( Admiral)
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    Real nice Bruce, fantastic job! I like that you have also added a tow vehicle, as it's a thing most people don't think of, (runabouts and cabin boats magically get to the water๐Ÿ˜) only one thing, the truck should have been an old Diamond T or Albion๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ (pity no-one makes large vintage trucks/tractors etc) I wanted a large Farmall 'A' tractor to go with my cabin boat, but nothing available. Looking forward to the launching,- hope you've got a decent ramp! It's going to look impressive!

    JB
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    2 months ago by Inkoust ( Midshipman)
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    Hi, really wonderful work. I'm taking off my hat. Zdenek๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    will be doing a bench check soon. Thank you for all your Kind words / comments.
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    2 months ago by stevedownunder ( Midshipman)
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    Looking splendid Bruce,

    Have you run the plant on the bench?

    Looking forward to seeing some on the water.

    Cheers,
    Stephen.
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    2 months ago by jbkiwi ( Admiral)
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    What can you say! beautiful work.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Looking forward to seeing it in action๐Ÿ‘

    JB
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    2 months ago by Newby7 ( Commodore)
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    What a wonderful build a true artist and steam to boot.
    Rick
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    2 months ago by Nerys ( Admiral)
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    Model making 'par excellence'. A superb model of a lovely nostalgic subject. The crew all look very happy and the engineer looks as if he has perfect confidence in steam engine. I love steam launches.

    cheers, Nerys
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    2 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Bruce,
    Wow! it will be a shame to get her bottom wet.
    What a fantastic job you have done.
    Excellent work.
    Love the net curtains, a nice touch.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Hull is finised painting
    4 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hull is finised painting waiting for paint to cure then adding maroon stripes. Now going to catch up on final details on cabin, interior deck area, and getting steam system working.
    Oh I learded the hard way DO NOT use the blue masking tape on top of laquer/Deft it comes apart on the laquer after several hours.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Finished Painting hull Today
    4 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finished Painting hull Today need to buff it out now. Getting closer to the end of the tunnel.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Added figures to the Steam boat
    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Added some 3D figures I printed to the Steamboat 1:12 Scale
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    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    These were real small 1:26 0r 1:35 and I just rescaled them up to 1:12 with the Print software
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    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thingiverse is one of them I bought this set of Files
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    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I have a creality printer using ESun FilamentPLA +
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    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice
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    5 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Nice figures Bruce. Can I ask where you found the stl files for them or did you model them yourself.
    Peter.
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    5 months ago by Ron ( Captain)
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    Super nice! I have not found any figures to go with my tugboat yet. 3/4=1โ€

    Wheelhouse painted according to the tugboat we were on the Port Dover.

    Like so many models, once the roof goes on, you will not see much of the inside.
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    5 months ago by brianupyonder ( Warrant Officer)
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    like the dog,mine was black dont half miss her
    brian๐Ÿ‘
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    5 months ago by tim morland ( Master Seaman)
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    Have you printed those yourself? they are excellent.
    What material are they printed in?
    Best wishes Tim
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    5 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    They look great Bruce.

    Martin555.
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    Hi Bruce,

    I really like the 3D printed figures!

    What do you think of mine?

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ Update #3
    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I starting to see the light. A couple more coats of laquerto go on upper deck then turn it over and paint the hull. hook up steam plant radio rcvr.
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    4 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Re "when did red green white light be come international law? Does anyone know this boat is from 1903."
    Hi Bruce,
    Sorry for the late reply๐Ÿ˜” kinda slipped through the cracks in the electronic floorboards๐Ÿ˜
    Short answer; 1897! So your boat will need some๐Ÿ‘
    "Marine navigation lights
    In 1838 the United States passed an act requiring steamboats running between sunset and sunrise to carry one or more signal lights; colour, visibility and location were not specified. In 1846 the United Kingdom passed legislation enabling the Lord High Admiral to publish regulations requiring all sea-going steam vessels to carry lights.[1] The admiralty exercised these powers in 1848 and required steam vessels to display red and green sidelights as well as a white masthead light whilst under way and a single white light when at anchor.[2] In 1849 the U.S. Congress extended the light requirements to sailing vessels. In 1889 the United States convened the first International Maritime Conference to consider regulations for preventing collisions. The resulting Washington Conference Rules were adopted by the U.S. in 1890 and became effective internationally in 1897. Within these rules was the requirement for steamships to carry a second mast head light. The international 1948 Safety of Life at Sea Conference recommended a mandatory second masthead light solely for power driven vessels over 150 feet in length and a fixed sternlight for almost all vessels. The regulations have changed little since then."
    More general info here-
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navigation_light

    Attached pic shows additional informative lights providing info on the type and status of the vessel.
    Hope this helps. Watching your build with great interest๐Ÿ‘
    All the best, STAY SAFE ๐Ÿคž
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navigation_light
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    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes on the Nave lights trying to find out what Nav lights they had then, when did red green white light be come international law? Does anyone know this boat is from 1903. althought the boats i'm using are restored boats in turkey sweden and belive one is from scotland, that i used for my research on this build. most are being used as tour boats now.
    Most of what has been built is from photo's of these boats there are no plans that were acurrate enough to use. i have one that I used for reference it was 1:12 scale but width and length were way off and didn't match the hull that was supplied plans were 1 inch wider than the hull supplied.
    so this is my interptation of the boat from photo's also don't know what to name her. Her and many other boats were designed by Simpson manfg. in the early 1900's in london area, they also built picket boats for the royal navy
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    5 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Beautiful job Bruce ๐Ÿ‘
    Well done. NAV lights next?
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    5 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Looks really nice Bruce.
    Love the doors.
    Peter.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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    5 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very nice indeed bruce.
    Well done.

    Martin555.
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I Got my boiler back, and installed prop shaft, Brass rudder, prop, and Prop Guard. And my 3d printed lab with her pup. Ran out of wood waiting on the post for more mahogany wood strips.
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    4 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Jb Weld 5 minute
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    4 months ago by Griss ( Master Seaman)
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    Which Clevedon Please?
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Wow thatโ€™s an outstanding job. Did you use a glue or a adhesive to attach the wood to the boiler or just the brass bands to hold the wood on? Thank you.
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    Hi bruce1946,
    Personally if there is room I would wrap the boiler in 2 layers of aluminum foil covered fiberglass insulation then adding wood strip with brass bands for good looks.
    I went to a lot of trouble to insulate my boiler see photo and try to reduce heat transfer therefore improving efficiency.
    To simulate lagging most people use a heavy cotton string wrapped around the copper tube with a knot at each end allowing enough room to undo fittings then painting white with enamel paint.
    Hope this helps.
    Cheers,
    Stephen.
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    6 months ago by Newby7 ( Commodore)
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    Steam is expensive and not for everyone.If you get the bug it is a joy to see a steam engine come to life.
    My boiler came from Jerry Watson Clevedon steam he has been very helpful.
    Jerry my be able to help with the wood cladding as he supplied the wood and straps for my boiler.
    Rick
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is my third boat i have built 1st steam boat. 1st 2 where kit boats with ABS hulls and wood ABS cabis and decks. I got a good deal on a Steam plant and a fiberglass hull, did a lot of research on the hull for type of boat to build a lot of photo searching and there i am. there are no plans just simple drawing that was not really to scale. this is 1:12 scale. nice thing is it's uses things from doll houses doors lights. I bought a 3D printer and learning to use it for people. and parts. I have been having fun building it and some issues but worked thru them with help from places like this and some local people. it's keeping my old mind strong.
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    6 months ago by Nerys ( Admiral)
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    I can't help but admire anyone building a steam propelled boat. I wish I had the courage to do one myself but fear I lack the technical knowledge or mind set to be able to do it.

    All the best, Nerys
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Oh I'm going to clad the boiler in wood does any one know whats reguired to do this?
    Also What is used to wrap some of the tubing to look like the old aspestos wrapping?
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you. Boiler work was done by Jerry Watson @ Cleverdo stteam in Cornwall. He use to work at Cheddar engines. I had a buch of upgrades done to the boiler being as this was one of the earlier models. Added the Guaze burner, and electronic pressure regulator, sight gage, and a few other things, my engine is brass pistons with out "O"Rings. The new ones have the "O"Rings and require the oiler. he told me that i didn't need the oiler. He has everything you need for the cheddar products. I didn't know enough about steam to be doing the work my self and trying to figure out i sent it to him. post from USA and back was pricey but well worth it to me.
    He does great work
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    6 months ago by Newby7 ( Commodore)
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    Nice job on mama and pup they will look good on the boat.The boiler looks good where did you get it done.
    Rick
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    the hull is fiber glass. Titebond III, insta-cure medium CA for inside. and a 2 part epoxy, CA for outside skin and sand prior to bonding. I will be going over the whole inside of the hull with epoxy to insure eveything is well bonded.
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    6 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice work Bruce.
    What glue are you using to stick the wood to the plastic hull ?

    Martin555.
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Worked on upholstery this week for seats used Deer hide leather, added carpet, and did aft walk way floors and steps. Ran out of mahogany Strips, so completed railing on roof.
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    6 months ago by jbkiwi ( Admiral)
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    Lovely job on the woodwork๐Ÿ‘

    JB
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    6 months ago by Newby7 ( Commodore)
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    Love the detail job.
    Rick
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hope this works https://cults3d.com/en/3d-model/art/dogs-sculpture
    https://cults3d.com/en/3d-model/art/dogs-sculpture
    ๐Ÿ”—
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    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,

    Never mind, I just answered my own question! LOL!

    Cheers, Ed
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    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,

    You've done a fantastic job of her!

    I love the wood work!

    It's very detailed!

    I have a question?

    Where did you get the STL file for your Lab?

    Cheers, Ed
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    6 months ago by mturpin013 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Keep up the good work its looking good
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes a lab with a puppy between her legs. Printed on my 3D printer still deciding where I will place her, kind of like this spot though.
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    6 months ago by Colin H ( Rear Admiral)
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    Getting better with every post, love the dog, I assume its a labrador.
    Dad always had his lab on board when out fishing.
    Cheers Colin.
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    6 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Really looking good bruce.

    Martin555.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This a copy of the Yacht tenders build by Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of England around 1903. The hull and plans are by Kingston Moldings 1998. It will have a Cheddar puffer engine.
    I'm using a Kingston fiberglass hull modified to match original. and using lots of photos to make interior and exterior of the boats. The plans and hull do not match very well they modified the hull width to make I run better in the water. When I was laying out the hull for hull ribbings, I found that the width was 1 inch narrower than the drawings. The drawings do not have any measurements listed other than 1-inch equals 1 foot. The completed hull length is 47 inches beam is 7 inches.
    Other than the hull everything is from scratch and photos I could find.
    It has been a fun challenge it is my 3rd boat build.
    Hope I havenโ€™t bored you with the photos. All the exposed wood is Mahogany the Chinking is Styrene strips, the final coating is Deft (Lacquer) 8 coats.
    Iโ€™m on a hold waiting on more wood as I ran out.
    It has been a fun rewarding challenge
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    6 months ago by mturpin013 ( Rear Admiral)
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    That's a whole load of pictures, some really interesting stories lie behind each and every one of those pictures. Its making me want to get started back on my part finished steam project.
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    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Dat's bedda Bruce๐Ÿ‘
    Also looks right in the Edit box now ๐Ÿ˜Š
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you for pointing out duplicate photos. I reloaded the photos, should be easier now to view. I hope
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    6 months ago by jbkiwi ( Admiral)
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    Beautiful job Bruce, love the wood work!๐Ÿ‘

    JB
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    it's my 1st steam powered so I'm learning.
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I tried to delete the duplicate ones but it wouldn't let me
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    6 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Even if most are duplicated Stephen๐Ÿค”
    I tried to edit them but something weird is going on when several photos are posted.
    What I see in the Edit box is two or three photos repeated many times, so I can't tell which ones need deleting, because what is in the edit box is NOT what appears in the post!
    I could download a set of the 'real' photos, delete all of them in the post, and then reload one true set one at a time. But that would take me the rest of the night and then some๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜ด
    I've done it a few times for up to six pics or so, but not for 61 or 30?
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    6 months ago by stevedownunder ( Midshipman)
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    Hi Bruce,
    Always good to see another steam powered boat, in my opinion you can't have too many photos.
    Cheers,
    Stephen.
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    6 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very nice work Bruce.
    You have done an excellent job.
    Well done.

    Martin555.
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    6 months ago by bruce1946 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you
    Its one of the 1st engine models made by Cheddar it's called a puffer they are out of business for many years it has maybe 20 minutes run time on it i bought from anouther party who never ran it.
    Yes i will be wood clading the boiler. and i'm upgrading the boiler to a new burner and burner pressure controller.
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    6 months ago by Newby7 ( Commodore)
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    Well done on the build that'a a good looking boat.The steam plant is it new.Will you be wood cladding the boiler.
    Rick
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