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Hi Mark , it is the 18"version there have been a few teething problems I didn't notice until after the build start that there was 2 sheets with amendments to the original with slightly longer base parts and the lower cockpit ,I have also been using the original build instructions which aren't the clearest .I printed off the original drawings and then had them scanned Ricky the kind man who mans the CAD facility at my work then worked his magic and hey-presto the bag of bits ,no plans for mass production .
did another wee bit today ,decided to glaze the windows before assembling a bit tricky but a 7 year olds fingers come in handy, the windscreen went together quite well the roofs fitted reasonably well ,may put a 1mm white plastic roof over the mdf ones .had some nice oak strip so decided to plank the aft deck ,the forth picture shows the amended bow(not fitted) im not an expert but I prefer the original that I had fitted prior to knowing there was a mk2
Hi Mark , Back to work on Tuesday ,"off for a romantic weekend" ,that's what the wife is calling it anyway . I will speak to Ricky and see what he can do ,this one was supposed to be in ply but the sheet we had went walk about , I am building this one with my grandson I have another to build with his sister .will see what I can do for you .Cheers Marky
hull cut and fitted tonight made from 2mm aero ply as bend as Susanne Daido (there's a name from the past for the more mature reader) few wee gaps but being new to the game i am a happy bunny and nothing a bit of filler wont fill
started the painting so will keep it under wraps until the great unvail ,one question does anyone know what scale it is ? I think its 1:35ish was wanting to put some crew on board ,might try 3D printing again
Ricky is back from his honeymoon and will get you one cut in ply when he has a minute, he has to get the workshop set up for the students coming back on Monday and then has a few weeks of workshop inductions ,but will try to do it sooner than later . Cheer's Marky
Hi! Marky, I have just recovering from a stroke Andi have a gaff rigged cutter half done but as it was my first time building a sail boat I was stuck when it came to the sail set up then the stroke I can't get back to it so I would wonder if you could possibly negotiate another set for the eezebilt RAF tender cut in plywood. I would be most willingly pay for it no problem, Please don't fret if its not possible I will understand Laters then Mick
tried to pm you, but it went a bit weird (computer weird) Ricky has all your parts so will try and get it posted to you over the weekend. Mark (Jarvo) haven't forgotten your one. the one cut for Mick is 50% bigger approx.30" do you want yours this size or the 20" version? .
Just wanted to check if the parcel arrived ,also posted out the drawings and build instructions so you should get these soon .Mark, if you read this Ricky cut yours in the wrong material (MDF) so will recut it in ply either today or at the start of next week depending on his work load. I gave the MDF one to a student for her grandpa.👍