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    Hi mate. If you really want to know. We were going to Paphos for a week from 24/2 to 3/3. On 24th, at Birmingham airport my wife slipped and fell over. She was picked up, dusted off, put on a wheelchair, and bundled onto the plane. Half way to Cyprus, she said "I cand move my shoulder and knee". The cabin crew got us a wheelchair to get her off and we hired a car to get to the hotel. To cut a long story short, we got her to a doctor the following day, and she got x-rayed. To discover she had split her kneecap horizontally in two pieces and her shoulder was shattered. We spent the entire holiday, plus an extra 5 days in hospital. The we got repatriated via Istanbul to Heathrow with a 2 1/2hour ambulance journey each end, making a journey home of some 23 1/2 hours. Jan is still in hospital at Worcester awaiting a full shoulder replacement this coming week. We really had a great holiday (and it's still going on, as she is going to be out of work for the next 12 to 14 weeks) and I am the disabled party in our home, and I am having to look after her, not the other way round as normal. Hope that satisfies your curiosity. But I could really do with a holiday (if we dont lose our home, as we cant pay the rent), as I'm totally shattered looking after her, and 3 days a week, our 20 month old granddaughter. Cheers, Dave 😴
    14 minutes ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ rolfman2000 ( Warrant Officer)
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    transmitter information
    Just purchased a new transmitter/receiver for my present build. This came with wg hat appears to be a sort of lanyard with a plug on the end and a sort of small wand attached. There is no mention of this in the manual or of it's purpose. Any help would be appreciated. My original setup did not have this.
    18 minutes ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Mariner85 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Shroud
    'Built like a brick s**thouse' Ed 😁
    5 hours ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Being Sociable.
    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'! All they need now is some crewπŸ˜‰ All the best, Doug 😎
    5 hours ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Thames Barge Plan Kitty
    Web links are now fixed πŸ‘
    12 hours ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Fireboat ( Warrant Officer)
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    Cheers DougπŸ‘
    21 hours ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Turnigy Standard 9x transmitter
    Hello kmbcsecretary or another who may be able to help.. I have changed to helicopter but still can only get two switches to programme, gear and throttle hold. Please can you tell me which setting you used for the third. Thanks. Peter.
    1 day ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ MouldBuilder ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Editing WIKI How To Articles - Or not!?
    Wilco Ed πŸ‘
    2 days ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    model boat show
    to thoes who havmt heard ellesmere port model club are having a 2 day model boat show may 18 &19th at the hooton park trust site just off jn 6 m53 ch65ibq boat clubs welcome and any traders out there who would like to attend please msg me for more info, its our first model boat show at our new home
    2 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ nutrunner ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    HMS Devastation
    She was launched in 1872, and was effectively the first RN modern era battleship. I am thinking of modeling her. Does anyone have any good info, drawings, photos etc?
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Gdaynorm ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Can't edit or add to boat in harbour
    Many thanks for your prompt reply to my moans. I am pleased that Facebook do not have any personal details. I had been absent from the site for some time due to personal issues and on returning find it has all changed. Being 80 years old you can imagine that I am reluctant to change! Full marks to you for all you do and I will shut up and have patience. I myself run two web sites (Hoylake and Southport MBC's) and do realize your problems. Keep up the good work and sorry for being a grumpy old man. Kind regards Max
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ 4clubs ( Midshipman)
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    Jollie yacht
    Has anyone plans/info regarding Robbe Jollie yacht,in particular the crew member mechanism.
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ 2shaws ( Recruit)
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    Notifications now going to spam.
    I don't know what is happening, but from Monday 18th March all my notification mails have gone into spam even though I keep telling them it's not spam. Cheers Colin.
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Colin H ( Lieutenant)
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    Soldering
    Bought a special piece to use the torch on. Thanks for the tip though.
    4 days ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ retirement-hobby ( Master Seaman)
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    Locating Clubs on 'Boats Clubs and Lakes'
    Agree Alan, It was a lot easier / quicker to find all sorts of things before. The Forum used to be categorised; Electrical Related, Site Related, Specific, Boat Related Non Modelling Chit Chat, for example. Now everything is in one 'bucket'. ☹️ Doug
    4 days ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    How can I expand the photos.
    Your are right Colin - tried it on my Android and the same as you. I am sure that they will come along with a fix shortly. Other than that the site is a 'good'un'. Alan
    4 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ ads90 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    2 day model boat show
    Ill be there hoping everything goes well. Looking forward to the event
    4 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    CNC boat kits...?
    Once the machine is set up, we run into the two classic workshop requirements - tooling and work-holding. We hardly need a powerful spindle or Dremel for cutting balsa, which is what I am going to start with. I am going to use an old brushed boat motor with a small chuck added. But I need an easy way to hold the workpiece. Here I am making up an experimental vacuum holder. It's sized to take a 4" x 36" sheet of balsa. I hope to slip a blank sheet in, run the machine and take out the equivalent of a die-cut kit sheet an hour later. Note the requirement for everything to be massive and rigid, so that items can be held exactly in a repeatable position without movement while the cutting forces are applied....
    4 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ DodgyGeezer ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Static Model Boat Builders
    Ive been in contact with Stephen, he has a lot on his p!ate. Bear with me in this process. Anyone else interested in Static Boat Building?
    4 days ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ retirement-hobby ( Master Seaman)
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    I PHONE APP
    Similar with me, using a PC with WIN 10, Firefox browser and T-COM t-online mail. I used to be able to be able to click on 'View online' in a Notification mail and was immediately logged in. Not any more 😭 Doug
    5 days ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    ST200 info
    Still No leads on this someone MUST know something all info treated in the stictest of confidence
    5 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Dave J ( Able Seaman)
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    Folding Bulwark????!
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    5 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Toby ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Mystery Boat
    Up loaded 6 only one has come through will keep trying
    5 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    New Website Has Finally Arrived!
    Private messages bug should be fixed now Colin. Also... some faulty hyperlinks and pages redirecting to the wrong place. Think I've got to the bottom of that too. @John, are you trying to post in the media section or the forum? Stephen
    6 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Fireboat ( Warrant Officer)
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    What’s happened to the site??
    Well as usual somebody thought it be a good Idea to change the site and messed it up, I too was a sub lieutenant but now a master seaman with nothing lol
    6 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Biscuit ( Master Seaman)
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    soldering
    The beauty of this site is whatever the problem someone knows how to solve it.
    6 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ tidtug ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Aziz, Westerriff, Assurance Envoy for sale
    Hello Can you adise me of an asking price of the Westerriff, if its still for sale. Thanks
    6 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ barnet ( Able Seaman)
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    Puzzled
    Colin, I hear you, I was a Fleet Admiral, but my fleet was a couple of sailboats and two tugs! Joe
    7 days ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Joe727 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Display cases
    Thank You Dave, I will try this out as I too have not purchased any cases due to there high cost.πŸ‘ Regards Taffy.
    7 days ago by πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί taffy ( Leading Seaman)
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    Editing Models in Harbour
    Thanks for the 'fix' StephenπŸ‘ Basically I like the new site presentation. Well done, helluva lotta work has gone into itπŸ‘πŸ‘ Now time to celebrate with a nice single malt instead of the coffee? Can recommend a Lagavulin or a Jura 😜 I've been wandering about the new site for several hours and have noted a few points that may need some attention - Some nice features which seem to have disappeared ☹️ Some new/old ones which don't quite seem to give the expected result. Will send you a report (with +'s as well as -'s πŸ˜‰) when I've finished stooging about. Would be nice to have the 'Site Related' forum topic back to do that! More soon, cheers, Doug 😎
    7 days ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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