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    πŸ“· MV Overchurch
    2 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    MV Overchurch fully finished with passengers on board cruising on our local park pool
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    2 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Really nice model. I think that the passengers and crew look perfect.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: MV Overchurch
    2 months ago by Nerys ( Admiral)
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    Lovely model David, you must be very proud of her, could easily be the real ship plying her trade in the Mersey.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: MV Overchurch
    2 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Absolutely brilliant David.
    The photos of her in the water look just like the real thing.
    You must be extremely happy with the end result.
    Don't forget to put her in your Harbour.

    Martin555.
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    🎬 Jimwilder Tug
    2 months ago by GARTH ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Just a little run at Hamilton Bay & the fish following the Tug aren't Sharks
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    2 months ago by Ron ( Commodore)
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    Nice bass following your tugboat!
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    🎬 H.M.S. Brave Borderer, built by m/s Vosper for the Royal Navy as a fast patrol boat
    2 months ago by GARTH ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    A Friend ran his Brave Borderer today at Hamilton bay area
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    🎬 " Buxton Belle "
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    For more photos / info go to -

    Boat Clubs & Lakes - Buxton Model Boat Club

    https://model-boats.com/places/60518
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    πŸ’¬ Re: " Buxton Belle "
    2 months ago by Newby7 ( Vice Admiral)
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    Well done wonderful looking boat. Looks good on the water.
    Rick
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    🎬 Just for fun !
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Just for fun ! - with a few tweets from Graham this little family turned a few heads this Bank Holiday weekend . Filmed at The Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the Buxton Model Boat Club.
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    🎬 Smit Nederland
    2 months ago by GARTH ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Just a short video of the Smit Nederland at Leander boat club dock Hamilton Ontario Canada . Tug ran great in our messy bay pool .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Smit Nederland
    2 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Garth,
    She looks good on the water.
    I bet your matt is happy with the work you had done for him.

    Martin555.
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    🎬 Perkasa MTB
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Perkasa , Motor Torpedo Boat - Listen comments from owner and builder Dave Cole.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Perkasa MTB
    2 months ago by Newby7 ( Vice Admiral)
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    Well done nice look on the water.All eyes open.
    Rick
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    🎬 FAIRACRE BROADS CRUISER, NEW MOTOR AND ESC
    2 months ago by jbkiwi ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Fitted the new 550 45T brushed motor as a replacement for the ancient and slow 70s Graupner monoperm. Goes a lot better now and has a decent speed range. Handles and rides quite well for a skinny boat. Prop is a Graupner 40mm 2 blade (don't know the pitch, -fairly fine) Using a 2200mAh 2S LiPo battery which probably gives around an hours running slowly, or 30 mins of hooning around.

    Battery was only charged to 8.25v and ended up at 7.7v. (45%) after about 3/4 hr. I'll probably fit a Hobbywing ESC as well, for a bit better reverse action, as the El cheapo car one is a bit slow finding reverse at times.
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    🎬 "Bella & Bellissima"
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Aeronaut Classics !
    With 3 visiting models, "Bela" is popular model at our club. "Bella" is now joined by her big sister "Bellissima".
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    🎬 Power, Sail`s and Oar`s !
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Spring Sunday morning gathering, Filmed 6th May 2021 at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the BMBC. 😁
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    🎬 brave borderer 4th sea trial!
    3 months ago by Rogal118 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Typical yorkshire weather, after 5 minutes it chucked it down so had to make a quick retreat. used just one 2200 3s lipo for now but need a bigger lake/pond really as can only give full power for 3-4 seconds, so stop -go is not good but was hoping to get some good photos-videos, but the rain stopped play till another day.
    Edit, forgot to mention. most of run on centre prop only. the last 5 seconds or so is full power, well nearly.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: brave borderer 4th sea trial!
    3 months ago by jbkiwi ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Roger, goes so well on one, you could have left the other two motors out!

    JB
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    πŸ’¬ Re: brave borderer 4th sea trial!
    3 months ago by Rowen ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    Looks good Roger,
    Whilst the comments on paralleling LI-POs are correct. I have never had an issue. I have used two identical cells and fully charge each separately until the charger cuts out.
    Would never try two partially discharged cells as then the current might flow from one to the other creating the overcharge rate problem
    Recently decided that rather than use two cells, why not use one at once? This reduces weight and eliminates the concern.
    Think you need a larger pond! Glad to see the weather is consistent with my memorys.
    Rowen
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    πŸ’¬ Re: brave borderer 4th sea trial!
    3 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Shame about the weather but from what i could see she was running well.

    Better luck next time.

    Martin555.
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    🎬 Clyde-class lifeboat - Mayhem at Wickjsteed 2019
    3 months ago by modelboatmayhem ( Leading Seaman)
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    Clyde-class lifeboat - Mayhem at Wickjsteed 2019
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Clyde-class lifeboat - Mayhem at Wickjsteed 2019
    1 month ago by Robertcooper ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi

    I really do like that I bet that sails well.πŸ‘
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    🎬 MODEL BOAT SAILING - AT BUGSWORTH BASIN
    3 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    MODEL BOAT SAILING - AT BUGSWORTH BASIN
    Bugsworth Canal Basin, the head of navigation of the Peak Forest Canal, was the largest and busiest inland port on Britain’s narrow canal system and the only one to survive intact. Famous canal and tramway engineer, Benjamin Outram, built the 14 mile long Peak Forest Canal from Dukinfield to Bugsworth, although plans to extend to Chapel Milton via Whitehough were never realised. Construction of the six mile Peak Forest Tramway in 1795 linked Bugsworth Basin to the limestone and gritstone quarries in Derbyshire, and the canal linked Bugsworth to Manchester and the trans-Pennine canal network.
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    🎬 Recent time laps
    3 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant Commander)
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    A quick time laps of BMBC members boats at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton 25th April 2021.
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    πŸ“· Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by alan44 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Here are some pictures of my Shannon class lifeboat, she’s been a very slow build, but getting there now.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    2 months ago by flundle ( Recruit)
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    Its correct in every respect and its the correct texture too.
    Every single part of the kit was drawn in 3D cad (123D Design) and produced on a Forms2 3D printer. Then everything was scaled down to 1/16th scale and thse are now available from Tony Bakewell, the new owner of Speedline Models. See facebookπŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    2 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very smart, nice clean lines, an excellent job so far Alan πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    Looking forward to seeing her 'animated' πŸ˜€
    Cheers, Doug 😎
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    2 months ago by flundle ( Recruit)
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    Its a lovely kit to start with of course. That helps a bit.
    Adrian Gosling
    PS You can still get one if you know where to look.😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by alan44 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Not sure if my painting of the anthracite section is correct though..πŸ€”πŸ€”
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by alan44 ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Yes so far so good, painted the white todayπŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by MouldBuilder ( Commodore)
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    Very nice model Alan. You must be very pleased with the results so far.
    Peter.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by Rogal118 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Is this your model or photos of the real boat!!??, Stunning detail, what a modeller.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by GaryLC ( Warrant Officer)
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    Hi Alan, absolutely love that boat especially the quality of all the fittings and the realistic image it projects, right down to every single nut bolt and washer.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Awesome work Alan44.
    You should put her in your Harbour.
    We would like to know a little more about her.

    And it would be nice to know what other projects you are or have been working on.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Shannon class lifeboat
    3 months ago by T33CNO ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Only the very best from Alan 😎
    Glad to have found you πŸ‘

    Andy
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