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    Hi Gary, thanks for the info, I will have a read of the thread.
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    Hi Stephen, and thank you for answering my query, I now understand exactly what you did and why you did it, and of course it gives you an amazing amount of room inside the hull with no obstructions. You must have the patience of Jobe or even St. Stephen, and I really admire you for that as a normal plank of frame build takes long enough, but your method must have taken forever, literally. LT 53 has a TVR 1/2" bore twin side valve, 3 1/2" x 6" boiler, that is a fibre glass hull a kit from Mountfleet. The other drifter is a plank on frame Marvon Models kit, and I installed a 6.5cc Four Stroke an OS engine, it ran on tick over with a very good silencer on it, plus it was in the seventies which means I am knocking on a bit. When you have time read being sociable from the beginning, it will make you smile I promise. Regards, Gary.
    Gary Steam Marine, the only way to go.
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    Not being rude ,would this not be better in build blogsπŸ‘
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    Hi mturpin013,
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    Hi Gary,
    Thanks for the comments.
    The ribs or frames are of "bent" construction, steamed then bent around former's, left for a week then the laminates glued together, a method that with the benefit of hindsight i would not do again, however it does produce a very light and strong hull, add to that I decided to make the entire deck + bulwarks including the last few strakes removable in one piece. This was not initially planned and turned out to be very frustrating, though I am now happy that I made the effort. Please find attached photo's.
    I have a copy of Tree to Sea and it is brilliant.
    I have looked at photo's of the excellent John Hemmings kit.
    Your trawlers look great, are they steam powered?
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    Steve, skills in abundance, really nice work both in metal and wood really nice.
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    Excellent work Gary πŸ‘
    Love the detailing, esp the plating and riveting πŸ‘πŸ‘
    A LOT of time and effort has obviously gone into these
    'A labour of love'!
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