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    Krick Grimmershorn
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    πŸ“ Superstructure assembled, first prime and β€œbondo”
    4 days ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Hi y’all. Got the bulk of the superstructure built, the upper bridge windows took some serious finagling, but I got it handled. Once the superstructure was built, I gave it a coat of EZEDope, once that was sanded I primer Ed it. The primer, among other things, brings out any flaws in my work, so I can sand, fill, or fix to get a decent finish. One the primer was dry I used Mr Hobby MrWhiteputty to fill any blemishes. I will sand this down and apply another coat of primer later. I’m about to start building the details, lockers, anchor winch, etc. I’ll probably clean my bench before I get too involved so I can have less clutter and hopefully do a good job on the remainder.
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    3 days ago by Cargoman ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A great looking build I always liked this boat since seeing a picture in an old Vic Smeed book looking forward to following the build.πŸ‘πŸ‘
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    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Nice work Cash. I really like that model. Might have to add that one to my locker one day so that I can have another β€˜almost complete’ boat on the WIP shelves.πŸ˜ƒ
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Superstructure assembled, first prime and β€œbondo”
    4 days ago by Newby7 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Looks good Well done.
    Rick
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    4 days ago by redpmg ( Captain)
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    Great build as usual Cash - looking forward to seeing her fitted out with all the detail bits.
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    4 days ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Great work Cash,
    She is starting to look like a boat now.
    Keep up the good work.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ“ Paint, stupid rub strip and start on Superstructure
    11 days ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Hi y’all. It’s been a bit since I posted. I wanted to get the hull painted before I posted again, but I ran out of paint. I finally got most of the paint work on the hull done, I still have a little touch up to do. I then decided to add the rubber rub rail. This is a c sectioned rubber channel that is glued to the hull/deck flange and goes completely around the circumference of the boat from stem to stern. I’ve noticed a lot of Grimmershorn pics and vids showing a bow, and sometimes a stern fender, although there’s not one in the kit. There’s a good reason for that..the channel tends to bunch up at the bow and stern. The instructions state using a heat gun to get it to shrink up a bit, but I tried that and thought I was gonna melt the bulwarks or bubble the paint first, so I resorted to cutting notches to make it fit better. It looks okay, but I can still clean it up a bit. I also had a bit more gap at one section between the rubbing strip and the hull. What I did was to use some RC56 canopy glue. This is an aliphatic resin that dries clear and waterproof. I made a bead between the strip and hull topside. Once it dries you’ll never notice it. I then started building the cabin, which is going along smoothly so far.
    Anyway, that’s it for now, I hope to have more done this week and weekend.
    Cash
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Paint, stupid rub strip and start on Superstructure
    10 days ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Thank you Rick!!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Paint, stupid rub strip and start on Superstructure
    11 days ago by Newby7 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Looks good well done.
    Rick
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    πŸ“ Bit more done
    27 days ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Hi y’all. I spent this week trimming the hull/deck flange, started with a Dremel then finished with 80 grit sandpaper. This will be covered by a large rubber rubbing strip so it doesn’t have to look perfect, but it was too wide hence the trim. I also trimmed and glued the bulwarks in place, and gave the deck and interior bulwarks a quick first coat of paint, plus filled and sanded the keel.
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    πŸ“ Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Hi y’all. I thought it about time that I started on my 60th birthday present, a Krick Grimmershorn. This will be the largest boat, both in size and displacement I’ve built to date. I plan to add a MrRcSound sound board, lights, and radar...maybe another function too.
    I started on her last week, so far I have the keel, stuffing box and rudder made up. The keel is built up from several pieces of ply, and it sandwiches the stuffing tube. I had to trim it and almost took too much off, but in the end it came out okay, although I had a gap on either side of the tube. I filled that with epoxy and balsa. The rudder is also made up of a ply sandwich then carved and sanded to shape.
    I’m using an old 3.8 to 1 planetary gearbox for the drive. I should be okay for power, and it’s a real smooth box, very quiet. I tacked the motor mount in and then adjusted the alignment using a 4mm I’d brass tube. I added braces to the mount, and built a little seat for the motor to support weight being that the motor mount is ply. The seat just contacts the bottom of the motor. I then installed the radio plate and assembled and epoxied the deck in place. That’s where I’m at now, hopefully I’ll have the bulwarks installed, and everything from the bulwarks down sanded smoothed and painted by this weekend.
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    30 days ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Hi JB...I was going to use that cluster for for the gear drive but I’m having a hard time finding pinion gears in that coarse of a pitch🀣🀣🀣 Actually, that’s the cluster gear from the Studebakers original 3 speed/OD transmission. It’s #1 of 2 that got mangled in an about 8 years, that’s why the Stude has a 200R4 automatic overdrive trans now. It makes a great weight for laminating parts!!
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    1 month ago by jbkiwi ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice looking kit Cash, you said it was big, so I'm assuming that's the gear cluster for the box ?😁

    JB
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Thanks Martin!!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Cashrc ( Commander)
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    Rick, not sure about displacement, but I’m sure she’ll weigh in at well over 10 pounds, maybe 15 or more. She’s 40 inches long. I picked this boat as I like her lines, and she’s big enough to add functions and still have plenty of room in the hull, plus she’ll still fit in the back of my Abarth.😁
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Newby7 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks but no thanks Fleet.
    Rick
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Some inspiration for you Rick? 😁
    Go for it Man! (Er sorry - Rear Admiral!)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Newby7 ( Rear Admiral)
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    Thanks Doug. By the picture Cash this will be a nice looking boat for you.
    Rick
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Info for Rick πŸ˜‰
    https://www.krickshop.de/Models/RC-Shipmodels/Grimmershoern-...
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    https://www.krickshop.de/Models/RC-Shipmodels/Grimmershoern-Construction-Kit.htm?shop=krick_e&a=article&ProdNr=21440&p=73
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Newby7 ( Rear Admiral)
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    You mentioned this will be your largest build. What size and displacement will it be. Like your progress so far look foreword to seeing more.
    Rick
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Krick Grimmershorn
    1 month ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Cash,
    You have made a good start on what will become a great model by the time you have finished her.
    Well done.

    Martin555.
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