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Tug Working Event
I am putting together a Tug working event at a club. I have some ideas in mind, but would please like to ask those with experience in such events to offer particular types of tug testing items.
I am also considering a teams event item such as two tugs having to manoeuvre a larger vessel from A to B.
Each event will be worth a few points and an aggregate of points to obtain a winner or winning team on the day. Looking forward to some proposals and please describe your ideas in detail. Thanks
9 minutes ago by 🇦🇺 reilly4 ( Warrant Officer)
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A return to the hobby!
5 hours ago by 🇬🇧 J Barry ( Leading Seaman)
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What has happened? I try to open pics of builds and get the notice that i need to login again. When i try to reset my password i only get told that the code has expired or has already been used.☹️
5 hours ago by 🇵🇹 Wingcoax ( Master Seaman)
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what did you do to this site
9 hours ago by 🇨🇦 Newby7 ( Master Seaman)
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Transmitter Mode 2
I think you can buy kits to spring load the second stick on certain transmitters
10 hours ago by 🇬🇧 Hillro ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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Fitting of Sponstons and bulwarks
by Hillro ( Petty Officer 2nd Class) 🇬🇧
18 Posts • 1 Like • 10 hours ago
Steam Drifter. Formidable LT100.
by stevedownunder ( Leading Seaman) 🇦🇺
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by Jerry Todd ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class) 🇺🇸
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Dromedary Class Paddle Tug
by barryskeates ( Leading Seaman) 🇬🇧
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by MouldBuilder ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class) 🇬🇧
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The Vosper 46” RAF Crash Tender Kit By Vintage Model Works
A modified wooden ornament by Hannah.
All superstructure stripped off and fitted with all electrics prop, rudder etc.
Now a little river barge. Handles well light to carry and good in water.
6 hours ago by 4clubs
Hi y’all..this is my Krick Felix. I built her about 2 years ago. This was my first scale or scale-like boat build. She’s powered by a long can Speed 400 type motor, has a Hobbyking Quicrun 1060 for an ESC, Frysky rx and tx. Has RAM nav lights, those are switched on and off with an old Zagi esc. I usually run a 6 cell nimh pack, but the esc will handle both nimh and li-po, so I sometimes run her with a 3800 mah lipo, which gives impressive run time. I don’t take her out much as I would like to, but hopefully she’ll see more water this year.
20 hours ago by Cashrc
Possible Tid Tug.
Acquired as a Freebe at the local model club monthly meeting last Monday, possibly a Tid Tug only the stern is not quit right. Will spend some time restoring it our the next few weeks.
1 day ago by jelley_baby
this one nearly finished.
2 days ago by ronaldo
Based on the kit Ayton Cross by Mobile Marine and dedicated to my two grandsons. I have added a working winch for towing aft, two working radars off the mast , running/ navigation, towing , wheelhouse and deck lights. Raboesch 19x22 bow thruster and sound system from Component Shop representing twin deisels. The two main 15amp ESC's are Electronize (unfortunately out of business now). The hull is GRP with wooden superstructure.
2 days ago by seafarer
Wooden Drifter Trawler, Formidable, LT100. Scale 1:24th.
Long term build. Work boat built first
3 days ago by stevedownunder
Christmas present last year, built over a couple of months of weeknights and days off. I’m real pleased with her, the kit was well thought out and the instructions and documentation were more than adequate to get her built. Krick has done a fine job of resurrecting the old Robbe line. I need to add ballast to the stern and rig/flag the mast, but for all intents and purposes she’s done, ready to play.
3 days ago by Cashrc
Royal Daffodil ex OVERCHURCH
After a complete refurb the Overchurch was renamed the Royal Daffodil.
My model depicted here is scratch built on fiberglass hull to 1/48 scale.
She now rests in my workshop next to the original Daffodil circa 1918 after she gained the "Royal" status for her role in the raid on Zebruggee in WW1 1918 together with her sister ship the Iris.
The current Royal Daffodil rests in Vittoria Dock Birkenhead laid up and will not again see any service again.