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    Veron Huntsman 28 riding the white horses!
    Perhaps the aluminium spray paint might give you the finish you are after. Martin555.
    2 hours ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Martin555 ( Commander)
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    CPO Rooky reporting, request for two days leave, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th, to visit model boat convention, Haydock Park, may even see CPO Nerys there, full report given on Sunday middle watch.😐
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    Could a motor with a propeller have been previously fitted where the newish copper tube now sits ? Cheers Marky
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    Chris Craft Cobra by Dumas
    Hi Jack, You have done a really fantastic job, well done. A pleasure to see it thanks. Martin555.
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Might just have been a clear plastic sheet rather than Poly or Acrylic. I've seen it here on kitset glass houses, ( I also used a similar cheap corrugated stuff for the roofing on the deck, and you can probably see in the picture that it has faded to light blue (was quite dark originally also gets brittle with age) Just put up as a temporary roofing while working on the house. Been there 9yrs (only supposed to last 3), waiting for it to rip off one day. Poly roofing is expensive (about $100 a 12ft sheet). Used that on my first house along the garage (closed in double carport) sides and still looks the same after 24 yrs.
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    Early offshore deep v
    Early balsa deep v inspired by Seafury . Built around 1970. Was going to be IC but too fragile. Would have made a good electric model today.
    early OS .30 powered patrol boat
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    HydroPro Affinity Yacht
    This is a 650mm long yacht and was brought out as a cheaper alternative to the DragonForce 65. It has a wider beam than the DF but the sails etc. are very similar. It is a great yacht to sail and is ideal for learning to sail as it was for me.
    Fairey Swordsman 33
    This is the third of my scratch builds in progress and again at a scale of 1:12. There are drawings available at this scale but I wanted to produce the rear cockpit version where the roof sits just under the coamings rather than the one with the roof level with the deck or the fully open cockpit version. I also wanted to incorporate changes to make it easier to build it the way I wanted to. The build of this boat is behind the other two and will continue to be so because I'm going to plank the deck and rear cockpit roof.
    Fairey Huntsman 28
    This is the second of my scratch builds in progress and like them all is being built to a scale of 1:12. I've produced my own design because I wanted the whole of the superstructure to be removeable in one to allow easy access.
    Fairey River Cruiser
    This is the first of the scratch builds I'm undertaking and is at 1:12, so 23" long. The River Cruiser was a Fairey prototype based on the Huntress 23 hull but with a greater freeboard. Only one was built and didn't survive. My build is based on a black and white photograph and reference to the Huntress hull.
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