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    Night Watch
    https://althistory.fandom.com/wiki/Current_Welsh_Naval_Fleet_(Welsh_History_Post_Glyndwr) Very good๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Definitely a new harbour required for the carriers!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜†
    29 minutes ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Veron Huntsman 28 riding the white horses!
    Hi Paul, Problem is that I can't even bind the Orange RX/Stabiliser to the TXโ˜น๏ธ Wrong protocol. The Orange RX is DSM2 only, and my TX is DSMX only. Never the twain shall meet! ๐Ÿ˜ญ I'm thinking of trying a "Lemon" version๐Ÿ˜ Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    2 hours ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Chris Craft Cobra by Dumas
    "Iโ€™m building this as a static model so no motors required. " Shame ๐Ÿค” She'd look really great in her element Jack. ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    2 hours ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    The posting of short videos
    Hi Martin, Mon plaisir mon ami๐Ÿ˜‰ "I am not sure quite how he managed to do this." No rocket science Martin. As I understand the situation- Posting videos via YouTube was introduced to avoid flooding the available server space with Mega / Giga bytes of files, especially now in the days of HD / UHD camcorders and Dumbphones which produce huge files. I've long suspected that there is an Upload limit, just like with many email services, of about 15MB. Your video fell just under that at 14.7 MB so it worked๐Ÿ˜Š I simply used the normal "Select Files" procedure to suck and see! I sucked - and we all saw๐Ÿ˜‰ I did the same with Ron's "Fishtailing" videos. I propose to conduct a few tests with other videos to prove the limit. (Assuming that Stephen doesn't read this and just tell us!๐Ÿ˜‰) I'm hoping that the recent site upgrade also included a server upgrade to provide more archive space as the site grows and develops. The last part is our job fellow constructors and sailors๐Ÿ‘ Re YouTube account: I only opened one last year so that I could post my Sea Scout sea trials vids which varied from 69MB to 252MB in 1080p HD format. I'm not a regular UTuber by any means. Registering is free and simple. Only difficult bit is remembering the damn password if you don't upload regularly๐Ÿค” Happy and successful building, sailing, uploading and viewing folks. Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    3 hours ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Earls Barton Transport Show
    Kinda short notice Ian ๐Ÿค”
    2 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Bluebird?
    Could a motor with a propeller have been previously fitted where the newish copper tube now sits ? Cheers Marky
    4 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง marky ( Lieutenant)
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    Workshop
    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.
    5 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ jbkiwi ( Lieutenant)
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    Proxxon
    If anyone is interested Axminster tools are having a Proxxon clearance auction with everything starting at 99p
    5 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง marky ( Lieutenant)
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    More boat chat
    I am also relatively new to this wonderful site I found it when building my First boat along the way I have been given great advice and been in contact with many people who I hope I can call friends .๐Ÿ‘
    5 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง marky ( Lieutenant)
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    Movies.
    Re crossing bars etc, have you seen the videos of the Safehaven marine (Cork) 'Thunder Child' a private companys' effort to make a 'bullet proof' rescue/patrol boat and general purpose rough water boat. Amazing machine!, goes through, over and under anything,- FAST. Would make a good model subject.
    5 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ jbkiwi ( Lieutenant)
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    Gaff Rigging
    What a pretty little boat, that high peaked gaff sloop rig in my opinion is ideal for a smallish model. Many years ago , I had a real boat, a converted naval 'Julia' dinghy rigged like this, always one of my favourites. Nerys
    6 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Nerys ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    1940 Chris Craft
    Wow!๐Ÿ˜
    6 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dibdawg ( Able Seaman)
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    Arun class lifeboat
    Glad I could help. Please keep us updated with your progress. Martin555.
    6 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Hi JB, Here is the link, unfortunately he doesn't show how he made it. There are other videos on utube that show how the explosions are made using LED's, chicken wire and cotton wool. https://youtu.be/jb2b9f9LAWw Martin555.
    7 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Saturday car meet
    Mate had a nice red super minx convertible years ago, regretted selling it.
    7 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ jbkiwi ( Lieutenant)
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    Happy birthday Admiral
    Happy birthday Doug ,raise a glass or two of the Amber nectar all the best .๐Ÿฅƒ๐Ÿฅƒ Cheers Marky
    8 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง marky ( Lieutenant)
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    Glasgow transport museum
    Just spent a brilliant day at the Glasgow transport museum and kelvin grove art gallery,the ship models are incredible,difficult to take pictures through glass will try to make them better with photo shop .one of the magnificent models was of the Imperial Russian yacht Lavadia built by John Elder &Co at Fairfield shipyard.these models need to be seen to be believed if you need insperation and your near Glasgow pop in you won't be disappointed.
    9 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง marky ( Lieutenant)
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    Fishtailing
    Hi Doug, I found that when I went to play it windows media player says it's got an extension (.mpg4) which it doesn't recognize but will still play it. Probably a basic or older version of WMP although I've found that problem now and again for years. My TV satellite receiver records in an odd format (TS) so I had to get a converter app for that (along with an FLV converter) My new-ish HP Pavilion 23 -Windows 8.2- converted all my MPG movies from my 2TB external HD- previously from Vista, into FLV format without being asked to, when I first plugged it in๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ ??). Pain in the butt having to convert things, don't know why the world doesn't standardize, would make life simpler!
    9 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ jbkiwi ( Lieutenant)
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    Low pressure multi angle clamp
    Hi Guys, Many times I have had to clamp something but unable to get the angle I wanted. So I have come up with this idea. I don't know if it Will work as I have not got anything to make it with at the moment. The idea is you make a frame around the object using different length pieces of frame at different angles and tighten the frame using bolts and wing nuts tightly. Then use a long bolt to clamp the object. Using a combination of lengths , bolt holes ,and angles it should be possible to clamp most things. Hopefully. Martin555.
    10 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Posting updates on Model Boat Clubs and lakes
    Thanks for your help - it is much appreciated
    12 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ads90 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hints and Tips.
    Very good tips Fred, thank you. Martin555.
    12 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Plans for Mississippi paddle Steamer
    Hi Nod, Welcome aboard ๐Ÿ˜Š You can buy a set (10 sheets) here, ain't cheap though ๐Ÿค” https://www.modelerscentral.com/plans/mantua-ship-plans/ship-model-plans-mississippi/ But probably worth it to get a โ‚ฌ473 kit right! https://www.modelerscentral.com/ship-model-kits/mantua/mississippi-river-steamboat/ Good luck, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    12 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    46" RAF Crash Tender
    Looks very good, and it's 'authentically positioned' too. I'm sure that the 'why is it offset' question will crop up from time to time from admirers so be prepared to tell them the reasons ๐Ÿ˜€. Keep up the great work. Robbob.
    13 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง robbob ( Captain)
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    EeZeBilts From Keil Kraft
    Here is a Shapeoko 2 - my eShapeoko is a similar machine - cutting steel. You will see that you need a decent spindle motor, which is not surprising. But the framework is adequately rigid. I have over-specced what I have to allow for expanding for future use. I would not be surprised to find that a machine which was limited to cutting balsa, plastics, obeche and light ply (which would cover the vast majority of marine modelling) could be sold for less than ยฃ100. Unfortunately, there are too few customers to make it worth designing such an item.
    13 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง DodgyGeezer ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    HMCS Rainboiw
    "but am still surprised at wooden doors" Well Norm, I guess this was around the period of transition from the Ironclads; black / white with yellow funnels (๐Ÿ˜ฎ) and brass and wood all over the place! Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    14 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Water Jets
    With my luck the self learning bit will team up with the wife and I will still get caught LOL! Martin555.
    15 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Commander)
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    Martin Westquay's Piper Cub ;-)
    Found a muffler locally and have fitted it. Put a carb full of fuel down its little gob , flicked it and Gor Blimey it ran for 5 seconds at least. Hasn't turned in donkey's years! So IC it is. Just started covering it in Solartex. An ancient roll I've had for years too. Bought originally to cover the cockpit area on my model of Miss Britain III, so almost none missing from the roll. Had trouble with wrinkles, but then found I was using the iron too cool. Turned it up and last night it all went well. Martin
    15 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Westquay ( Commander)
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    Jotika
    Last year I ordered the decking for my Sea Queen from Jotika. I have tried contacting them about this shipment which was Posted International tracked and signed for. I can't get a positive response on this All I need is the tracking number but it looks as it was never posted! I have been trying to get answers from Jotika with no luck at all. This is very poor service. I don't know what to do from South Africa.
    15 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ianh ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Resurrection could be possible.
    Hi Colin, how about your local school, must be a keen lad or ladette -(have to be pc) who would be happy to take it? John B
    16 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ jbkiwi ( Lieutenant)
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    Casting a lead bulb keel
    Mine were left in the workshop for about a month, possibly longer, before being put in the oven for a couple of hours. The problem with the last casting was that the Plaster of Paris was too old.
    17 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง cenbeth ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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