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RC model Lulonga river tug - Posted: 4 years ago by tomarack
I built this model during four long years. my Lulonga Is nearly whole scratchbuilt model (about 75 cm long) except the steering wheel and position lamps.
The model has a plywood and balsa hull construction ,plywood decks,from hard polystyrene sheets made superstructure,laminated with veneer. Sidewheels with skew paddles, two DC 12V Independent electric motors with gearboxes controlled by ESC. Electric LED lights, steam sound module, sirene and horn.Tx/Rx 6 channel HK 2,4GHz.
completion expected In spring 2014
More Infos about building you find at > www.paddleducks.co.uk <

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS6F8y60BAU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr59Ipalx9g

some videos are here at Model Boats too > http://mdlbt.com/19852

wiring diagram you can see here in my albums
>http://tomarack.rajce.idnes.cz/RC_model_Lulonga#lulongaelsch...

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Response by AlanP on the 5th Jan 2014
Very nice looking model tamarack 👍
Response by Zdenek on the 6th Jan 2014
Nice model, Tom 👍

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Puffer - Bonnie - Posted: 5 years ago by Deswelham
1:24 scale. Built from a fibreglass hull bought on ebay

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Response by lhpen on the 6th Mar 2014
Great looking boat, I had one of these several years ago, Northlight by Caldercraft, first kit boat I ever built, regret selling It!
Response by Deswelham on the 6th Mar 2014
Thanks. Must admit that It Is my favourite. Sails like a brick but not Into sporty boats, reactions far too slow

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crowpill - Posted: 5 years ago by hammer
This Is a model of the last ship to bring coal across the Bristol channel, from Barry to Bridgwater. Built to 24th scale, hll made of polyurethane foam covered with plates made from cider cans. I Intended as a prototype for 12th sale model with a steam plant for power. but thats still on the to do list.

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Response by Dave M on the 19th Nov 2013
Very realistic looking model. 👍
It must have been difficult to collect enough cans to complete the task. Such dedication, the seriour modeller knows no bounds. hic! 😀
Response by hammer on the 19th Nov 2013
This Is a very quick way to make a hull. First remove the silver paper from one side of the foam & reduce thickness to the distance between the stations. Starting at the widest mark the station Include the centre line. mark on the on the silver side, cut out square. Continue fore & aft. Stick them all together aligning the centre marks top& bottom, hold In place with cocktail sticks until the PVA Is set. Carve the square edges down to the silver at the smaller station. Mark the lines of the plates, cut the plates 8-10 scale ft. 3ft wide max. Simulate rivets before glueing with polyurethane wood glue. The edges of the outer line of plates over lapping the Inner use super glue (thick verity) Hope this Is clear. hic! hic!!
Response by AlanP on the 19th Nov 2013
Thanks for the explanation hammer

Alan

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SS JOHN W BROWN - Posted: 5 years ago by DenisePT109
This Boat was bought as the City of ELY Merchant ship, I am In the middle of converting It Into the SS John W Brown which was an armed merchant ship built during the second world war. This ship will now sail with the grey funnel section which Is part of the Cygnets Model Boat club Maidstone
It has had a complete hull respray, gun platforms built along with new radio control parts and now lights

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WY224 - Posted: 5 years ago by AlanP
This Is my scratch built Inshore fishing boat, I adapted the plans from a model boat mag. The hull and deck are planked using cut up blinds from Ikea (they are made If Lime) It has working lights and radar via a 4 way switching unit on one channel, the working winch and trawl net are worked from another channel. Powered with an 18v drill motor working from 12v lead acid battery

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Response by Dave M on the 16th Oct 2013
Nice detailed model. Really looks the part.
Good useful Info about IKEA blinds, I hope you wife hasn't noticed any missing from the blind!!!
Have you caught any fish yet? 😀
Response by AlanP on the 16th Oct 2013
No fish as yet Dave, plenty of feathers though 😁

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Thames Barge - 'Kitty' - Posted: 5 years ago by Rockbag
Just a few photos of my first scratch built model. Although It Is supposed to be a simple model to make (according to the plans) I am finding It to be quite a challenge.
I am sure my experienced Club members (CADMBC) will pass on advice when required. Ian

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Response by RoyLorentz on the 16th Dec 2013
As I strongly favour scratch building, this "first time" build looks like an outstanding effort, well done.
I bet It will look "magic" when completed.

Very best wishes,
Frank Wadsworth

👍
Response by Rockbag on the 16th Dec 2013
Thank you Frank, I have now added the facility for the false keel and also the prop shaft. Progress Is slow as I am In the process of selling my Mothers flat and It Is also pretty cold working In my garage at the moment. I will add a few more piccies as soon as I start to add the deck. Regards, Ian

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ALBATROSS - Posted: 5 years ago by hammer
sailing close to rocks no problem. Reefed down In a blow no problem.

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Response by RoyLorentz on the 16th Dec 2013
This model Is something I appreciate very much.

Frank Wadsworth

😉 😉
Response by hammer on the 16th Dec 2013
Thanks Roy.

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Le Zenith...Renamed Cheryl for personal reasons - Posted: 5 years ago by BASHER
My model of Soclaine (MGS) Built In 1985. Trawler kit originally called le Zenith 1/24 Scale. My name change Is In memory of our beautifull daughter who went to heaven just over four years ago. Anyhow model Is beautifull on the water powered by Como MFA 919 Series Electric Motor.
All power Is from a lead acid 12 volt battery,lights, running gear . Using a simple set up of two channel Planet T5 Radio.
I sail the boat at Rutherglen Boat Club Glasgow. The weight of this boat Is really awesome and I kept adding lead untill It was nearly Impossible to lift,must be getting soft In me old age.. 👍 lol Deck crane Is made from odds n ends and an addition..IAN

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Response by dennisw on the 30th Sep 2013
nice looking boat. your daughter most have been beautiful. sorry for your loss. 😭
Response by BASHER on the 30th Sep 2013
Dear friend Dennis
Your kind words mean so very much to us and we thank you most sincerely for such a kind thought..Yes our wee lass was truly the gentlest kindest human being you could Imagine..See her here
http://cheryl.hamilton.muchloved.com

Thank you again ..Ian,Marion,Alistair

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DEVA Cheshire Police boat - Posted: 5 years ago by ChrisM1
Here Is a Graupner Bremen 9 converted to represent a UK Police boat. She Is called DEVA which Is the Roman name for the county capital of Cheshire - Chester.

If the Cheshire Constabulary owned a vessel of the size of the original Bremen 9, I am reliably Informed that the 'Battenburg' and transom diagonal stripes would be correct. The 'BA 07' lettering on the superstructure Is also the correct national and regional code for the Cheshire Constabulary. The constabulary crest on the cabin doors however has now been superseded by a more modern constabulary logo that looks sh1te.
The RIB provided with the kit Is too small and In my opinion not to scale; I will replace It at some point. The light bar and all other blue and navigation lights work off 9v batteries.
Chris M

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Response by Dave M on the 28th Mar 2013
Very Impressive. Watch out all those fast speeders!! 😑
Response by sanjaya on the 30th Sep 2013
yes, very Impressive. 👍
Response by dennisw on the 30th Sep 2013
great looking boat. What. motors are In her. 👋

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Cervia,Wyola, Old Trafford - Posted: 5 years ago by peteinoz
Hello from Australia Thought It was time I made a an effort. Three of my models shown here at last years local model show In Port Macquarie. L to R they are Cervia,now 20 years old,Wyola, an Australian built tug.Twin motors and Kort nozzles.and Old Trafford, MSC paddle tuc In 1/35 scale. All are totally scratch built. The only things bought were materials,paint and glue, Except the stantions for Old Trafford. Currenly finishing a Maycraft Mercury(started In 1962 In England) and a Vosper fireboat.Hope this may be of Interest

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