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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
    60 minutes ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ barnet ( Able Seaman)
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    New Website Has Finally Arrived!
    See attached. Rob.
    2 hours ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ robbob ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Static Model Boat Builders
    Heres where I play, lucky to have a room to myself.
    5 hours ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ retirement-hobby ( Leading 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
    8 hours 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.
    10 hours ago by πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί taffy ( Leading Seaman)
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    Mystery Boat
    My great uncle John Bell built this boat sometime around 1900. He was a watchmaker in Cowes, IOW and was an aircraft mechanic in the Royal Flying Corps. He died in 1917. The boat came to the U.S. in the 1920's when his sisters emigrated. It has a two cylinder steam engine. It has been in the family all these years and it's always been a mystery if this model is of a specific boat or just a generic representation of a channel steamer. We assume it would have been one that worked out of the Isle of Wight. I've looked at numerous pictures online and seen similar boats, but most seem to be proportionally longer than this one. I'd appreciate any help in identifying it but realize it's a long shot. Thanks Dave
    11 hours ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ belliow ( Recruit)
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    New forum rankings.
    Hope you've got your water wings handy PeterπŸ˜πŸ˜‰
    14 hours ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Admiral)
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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 😎
    1 day ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Admiral)
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    Thames Barge Plan Kitty
    Can anyone help please with a copy of a plan for the small model Thames Barge called Kitty? I mainly need the sail details. Thank you .
    2 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ wmbc40 ( Recruit)
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    Build manual/ instructions
    Hi, try this > https://docplayer.net/44439682-Building-a-model-thames-sailing-barge.html I can reccommend Model thames sailing barges at facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036890286476399/ Tom
    2 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ tomarack ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Turnigy Standard 9x transmitter
    Thanks for the help. I need three switches to function. So far I have managed to get two to work using the auxiliary function. This has five possible settings, two of which are switches, the others being potentiometers. Please can you tell me which other switch is usable and how to connect it to say channel 7. I have got two circuits to work on the gear switch and the throttle cut switch. I found out about the mode setting and have change it to normal aeroplane. πŸ€” Thanks.πŸ˜€
    2 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ MouldBuilder ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    New Website Sneak Peak
    Hi. i have previously used my ipad but the new site loads but will not allow me to use any of the features, not even log in with face book .is this because i could not use the app before as my ipad version was to early and now its to early for the web site too. Im am sending this from my phone. Rogal.
    2 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rogal118 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Model Slipway Tug AZIZ
    Just confirmation that this vessel has now been sold, and is soon to be returned to service. Many thanks to the new owner. Dave
    3 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Davecounty ( Able Seaman)
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    Planking
    To make the hull water tight I use a product called z-poxy it's a 2 part product mixed in hardener and resin of the same amounts and I use a layer of fibber cloth and them the z-poxy smooth as best you can about 30 min. time to use and then let harden over night at least 24 hours and them you can sand and finish with filler if needed or some more coats of z-poxy sanding after each coat. Rick
    4 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Newby7 ( Master Seaman)
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    Painting over epoxy
    On fibreglass you could use an etching primer which is a modified alkyd primer that produces a sound base coat on wood, steel, fiberglass, aluminum surfaces. but you should use an ordinary primer before the top coat. Halfords do a spray etch primer.
    5 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ mturpin013 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Rigging a model barge
    Hi, here I put rope diameters (above mentioned) . Kathleen ropes - in attachment
    5 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ tomarack ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    5 days ago
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    Soldering
    Thanks Haverlock, I did research and have material to make use safer. Still practicing with the iron. its an adjustable heat and am expermenting with different heats. Got the solder to run finally.
    5 days ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ retirement-hobby ( Leading Seaman)
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    CNC boat kits...?
    Continuing the saga - assembling the mechanics is one thing - getting it to be accurate requires a lot of set-up work! Here is the machine bolted to a thick chunk of ply, having all the axes checked out for runout. They are all adjustable, so occasionally some shimming needs to be done. Note that though a start has been made on some of the wiring, this is just the mechanics. No motors or control systems have been added yet...
    6 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ DodgyGeezer ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    6 days ago
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    Anteo 2 Tug
    I didn't give it much thought when I said tap off 2x6volt in parallel. I will probably use small 4s lipo to power lights etc. Thanks fo pointing this out. Still a long way from installing ancillaries.
    7 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Dick ( Leading Seaman)
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    Graupner Neptun
    Scale 1:87 HO Graupner Neptun older kit but not of any specific ship, just a generic coastal freighter with or w/o cranes. Inside is a Graupner 350 motor geared 3:1; speed control; using one 7.2v 2400 NiMH Found a post of some else’s work. https://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/Modellers/Mark_Wilkes/neptun.htm
    7 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Ron ( Midshipman)
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    CS Mackey Bennett
    Hi Gdaynorm have you had a look on the Sairk hobbies web site at the plans https://www.sarikhobbies.com/product/cable-ship-mercury-mm782/ John
    8 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ JOHN ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Help identify
    I agree. Vaguely based on that prototype, judging by the foredeck, but with a lot of poetic license / simplification. Curious though that the builder chose a 'one off' for the basis but gave it a pinnace pennant number. Maybe he served on the pinnace!? Whatever, carry on boating folks, Doug😎
    9 days ago by πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ RNinMunich ( Admiral)
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    10 days ago
    by sidley70
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    9 days ago
    by RNinMunich
    Help identifying
    Purchased in Ross when on holidays last week but live in Sydney! So a bit far to come. Like the look of your boats.
    11 days ago by πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί juskiddin ( Recruit)
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    by juskiddin
    Mclaren Clockwork Submarines U50
    "... I dare say that with the necessary computer skills it probably would be easier,however it would be quite difficult for me to hold cardboard templates against a monitor screen. The whole ethos of what I do is somewhat Luddite in nature,to use basic tools,free materials and as little technology as possible...." I'm not sure where the cardboard template comes in? if you want to put it into a computer you use a scanner - if you want to take it out you use a printer. They are usually the same machine... I'm not dissimilar to a Luddite - the KK EeZeBilt sites are all about making things from raw materials and using household detritus to create fittings. But computers are just another tool - and can be as basic as you like. I still lament the passing of DOS, because I felt that you should understand how tools work before you use them, and Windows made it impossible to know where all the bits were going... One advantage of computing technology is communication. You are illustrating this at the moment. All I was thinking was that your skills, experience and work could reach a much wider group of people. There are, for instance, kids in Australia building EeZeBilts because the data to do so is on the web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAHJbJieV0o
    12 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ DodgyGeezer ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    by mactin
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    12 days ago
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    What type of antenna is this?
    http://coastradio.intco.biz/uk/gkr/history.htm Very interesting.
    12 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Ron ( Midshipman)
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    What size brushless motor?
    As far as brushless motors go I wouldn't know. But I think that you would still need to experiment with various props sizes to get the best one.
    13 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ BOATSHED ( Warrant Officer)
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    soldering
    From his earlier pictures, I think "retirement-hobby" makes static models rather than functioning power models... For a static model I'm not sure why solder is being considered - though it is a good strong way to join brass. Superglue and plastic pipe might be adequate....
    15 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ DodgyGeezer ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Bending balsa
    I generally use just water, will give this a try.
    16 days ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ retirement-hobby ( Leading Seaman)
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    Bollards
    Hello John The Waine book, Steam Coaster and Short Sea Traders arrived today but have yet to find the image of the mushroom. Toby
    16 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Toby ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    2 day model boat show
    hi email our chairman ministeve72@aol.com he will give u all the info hope this helps regards len
    16 days ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ nutrunner ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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