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>> Home > Forum > Building Related > Its Spring again!
Its Spring again!
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Forum Posts: 27
6th Apr 2018 12:23  
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Ahoy Mateys, U41 with a triple spring clockwork motor Ive designed, the hull is made from a tin of deluxe continental chocolate biscuits (available from Aldi £1.99) I think there ex Christmas stock!

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Forum Posts: 34
6th Apr 2018 12:53  
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Great job.Must have taken awhile to shape the tin.How long does the clockwork motor run?Love to see it run if you post a video of it when it's finished.

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Forum Posts: 232
6th Apr 2018 13:00  
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Another great build, and biscuits as a bonus rather than cooking oil its a pity that beer moved to Aluminium cans . cheers Marky

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6th Apr 2018 13:07  
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Splendiferous, as ever 👍 What a fertile mind 😉

Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Grant me the Serenity to accept things I can't change,
the Courage to change things that I can, and
the Wisdom to know the difference!

Forum Posts: 27
6th Apr 2018 18:59  
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Hi Don, The hulls take about an hour to make just with a sandbag and various hammers,they are finished off with the mini wheeling machine in the last pic (I made it from an old button press from a car boot!) The motor duration varies depending upon the gearing and the size of the busted old clock I got the spring from!
cheers Neil

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Forum Posts: 167
6th Apr 2018 20:03  
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a true craftsman at work

Former tug nut now switched to sail because of health
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Forum Posts: 34
6th Apr 2018 20:34  
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Like kmbc says a true craftsman at work.