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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > Riva scratch built boat update
Riva scratch built boat update
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Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
5th Dec 2017 17:46  
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Crew picture for Riva boat.


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Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
RNinMunich
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5th Dec 2017 17:51  
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Looks like Winnie has been busy!!! 😉


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
5th Dec 2017 18:20  
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His only there for the honey!


Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
RNinMunich
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Forum Posts: 1203
5th Dec 2017 20:37  
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Evidently!! 😉


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
5th Dec 2017 20:45  
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I love making these boats from scratch with remote control and all the other bits. But I like to put some humour in them. Out here in Spain the locals love my boats with these extras.


Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
2nd Jan 2018 09:14  
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It's getting near to sailing day. 16 coats of boat varnish later my Riva Barrel back Chris Craft will see water soon.Newly arrived parts and decals from Dumas have arrived from Tucson Arizona.I did drive Doug at Dumas mad with questions on parts but he was very helpful. Had to figure out how to place the back top panel on and off in one go to get access to motor and battery.About two weeks more and I think it will be launch day.


Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
2nd Jan 2018 09:17  
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Latest pictures of Riva


Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
2nd Jan 2018 09:20  
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15 varnish coats


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Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Ron
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Forum Posts: 89
5th Jan 2018 01:35  
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What powers this boat?

Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
5th Jan 2018 11:40  
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Graupner 57 motor. 93 cm long X 11cm wide.


Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
18th Jan 2018 10:45  
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Riva Chris Craft finally finished after numerous coats of varnish and sanding.Beauty to work on especially as it was plans from Canada for 18 pounds and scrap two and three ply wood. Dumas supplied chrome accessories which gives that special look and were very helpful


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Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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Forum Posts: 44
18th Jan 2018 10:47  
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More Riva


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Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
Alan999
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21st Jan 2018 18:53  
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Got some Tompkins varnish at model show Alexander Palace this Saturday and will put a coat on the Riva this week


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Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.