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Dauntless - Posted: 2 days ago by Brightwork
Purchased from estate sale. Will need to go into the yard for some repairs.

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Tug Tow - Posted: 11 days ago by Brightwork
Thought you might appreciate these....Towing a 30 Ton barge with 30 Tons of metal in it at Ellesmere Port Boat Museum, 1996. Making an unofficial Record. (35 mm pics)

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Response by Baggie on the 11th Nov 2017
Wow....what a great picture and feat of mini engineering!

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Titan - Posted: 18 days ago by wunwinglo
This Titan model was built originally by my late father Don Newman in the 1950's from a Model Maker design. She has always sailed well and apart from some short lay-ups,she has remained active over the years. Various upgrades in her electronics and lighting mean that she is a very effective model for night runs. In1954, she was operated by H.M. Queen Elizabeth during an official visit to the Hydraulics Research Startion at Howbury Park

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Response by RNinMunich on the 4th Nov 2017
Nice tidy ship 👍 and I suppose you are entitled to put a "By appointment ..." plaque on her as well 😉
Response by Baggie on the 4th Nov 2017
What an honour for your Dad... and a proud memory for you too.
Response by wunwinglo on the 4th Nov 2017
I don't think that Her Majesty understood the principle of R/C. If you look carefully, you can see that she is the lady in the pale longish coat facing right. I think that she is holding the button box of a typical ground-based TX. She almost has her back to the model......My father worked as a scientist there and met many dignatories. His POW - learned German meant that he took Willi Brandt round the site on one occasion.

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Jane and Puffer - Posted: 2 months ago by lesliebreame
We had a good day out at Ilfracombe pond on Monday with light wind so we could get steam up quite readily. Picture shows my coal fired puffer project and Duncans steam paddle boat fired by tablets.

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Albion - Posted: 2 months ago by Baggie
👍Detail of figures and dog added to Tug ... you can just see the dog at the back! 👍
I Googled 'model figures for Model tugboat' and several sites came up. - Hobbies at Revingham, Suffolk was one. Gaupner ( I think) was another.

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Response by Baggie on the 12th Nov 2017
The figures I have are not by LEGO. I searched on the internet. I think they are Graupner ( or something similar). The dog, barrel and logs I got from a local model shop - Hobbies at Revingham. Enjoy searching!
Response by figtree7nts on the 12th Nov 2017
OK, I've got to admit, I thought I read they where Lego!
Now I know there not. Still they look very good!
Response by RNinMunich on the 13th Nov 2017
The Legolites are Mark's crew Ed😉
Cheers Doug 😎

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Odin - Posted: 3 months ago by kimbo
The robbe odin. 45 " long working anchor. .stern winch..radar..lights..water cannon.. 16cl deisel engine sounds..smoke..lights..driven by a power 1000 motor

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Response by RNinMunich on the 8th Sep 2017
Know the feeling 🤔
Oh the stress, the stress😡
How did I ever find time to go to work !!??
Response by Naveendinakaran on the 14th Oct 2017
Lovely tug
Response by jarvo on the 12th Nov 2017
RN, work is the bane of the modeling classes

Mark

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Imara - Posted: 3 months ago by Novagsi0
About 10 years old, currently with a DC motor setup Hectoperm but complete base plate can be swapped for a 2 cylinder cheddar models Proteus boiler and steam plant. With ABC boiler control. Lovely detailed model, cruses well on 4 Lead acid batteries in parallel lots of power from the MARXX motor and 60 ~ 70mm I forget, 4 blade brass prop. Actually needs more weight in the back already 4 lumps of lead in the back and some plates of stainless steel. When it gets moving the bow wave is huge. 😁

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Albion - Posted: 3 months ago by Baggie
Short video....enjoy video upload failed will try later but another photo any way.

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Albion - Posted: 3 months ago by Baggie
Bought ready assembled... very responsive though. Latest picture shows the additions made. Hope someone Enjoys it. 👍

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Albion - Posted: 3 months ago by Baggie
Southampton Tug...great fun... especially at dusk with the lights. I have added some figures and a dog. 👍

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Response by jarvo on the 31st Aug 2017
Even the older version, 27mhz is great fun, have converted mine to use Futaba 2.4ghz, same motors but 7.2v buggy type battery


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