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    Could a motor with a propeller have been previously fitted where the newish copper tube now sits ? Cheers Marky
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    Hi Admiral, Very good! I do recall some time ago there was something like a chrome paint. I have seen some scratch built luxury yacht models and I am sure that they would not take such delicate parts to a chrome plater. Martin555.
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    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.
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