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Fort/Park - Posted: 21 days ago by shipbuilder3770
This is a 1:100 scratch build of an (unnamed) Fort/Park class freighter, based on Jim Pottinger's drawings of a North Sands design. I'm building this as a DEMS ship. It has smoke and an overboard water discharge (if it works!).

These ships were built in many Canadian shipyards during WW2. Some went to British Admiralty - with Fort XXX names - and some went to Canadian government - named for Can. parks.

I haven't yet decided on the name for this model.

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Queen Of Light - Posted: 3 months ago by NorfolkBroads
This is a self project build, to scale of the famous 1930s Norfolk Broads Cabin Cruiser 'Queen Of Light'. Every detail on the model externally is as per the real craft. With her scale dinghy in tow, on the Norfolk Broads. Both are constructed to 1:16 scale.

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Response by Joe727 on the 21st Dec 2018
Really nice looking build, great detail. Did you make the rope fenders?

Very inspiring, I may have to give a cabin cruiser a try.
Fairmount Alpine - Posted: 3 months ago by jugge
A Little bit forward , the hull is ready for paint and im going to mount propshaft and motors , im going to work with the superstrukture so it will be ready

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ST 200 - Posted: 3 months ago by colindavies
This model of Seaplane Tender 200 is another "loft rescue" that I have been asked to refurbish by its owner. This is a static model and along with his other models and mine we exhibit them at museum events to remind and educate people that the RAF used to have a Marine Branch for 68 years until its demise in 1986. Seaplane Tender 200 was the lead craft of the 200 Class Seaplane Tenders designed by Hubert Scott-Paine in the early 1930's. The L.o.a was 37ft 6in, beam 8ft 6in and draught 2ft 6in. powered by 2 x Meadows 828 100hp petrol engines with a range of 100miles. Now before the purists come along and say that the 200 class ST had enclosed wheelhouse not not an open backed one, ST 200 was the only one that was built that way the rest of the class had enclosed wheelhouse and walk through cabin. this model is 1:24 scale and is probably about 25 years old

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ESSO CADILLAC - Posted: 3 months ago by oldcodger
I’ve always wanted to build a WW11 oil tanker of the type my father skippered during the war. It’s named after a tanker he left to go on leave. The crew didn't want him to leave as he would take their luck. It lies off the west coast of Scotland, the captain, a friend of the family, going down with her. It's not the actual Cadillac as it was an older ship, artistic license!

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kipper - Posted: 4 months ago by keithtindley
aero-naut mowe 2 kit. my first rc model boat with a few extras.The kit was ok to build but the prop coupling was a length of silcone tube ? it spun off at the first test run.This was the start of me fitting universal couplings to my boats.The company were being mean using a cheap piece of tube.It runs very quiet and smooth but needed a lot of front end ballast .i made this to try and drag my grandson away from his ipad,phone and the game of fortnite .I tried to get him to help build and run it but to no avail.I now am enjoying a second childhood building boat kits !

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no name - Posted: 4 months ago by keithtindley
made from a krick felix launch kit.As usual i have made slight changes especially in regards to the final finish of medium oak stain.
The original windows were cut from a sheet using templates provided and some did not fit as they were on the small side.i used some plastic sheet i had to make my own replacements.I also changed the prop coupling for a universal joint(i always do)
I prefer the less is more approach to some models.

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"Exuberent" DH142 - Posted: 4 months ago by Ballast
South Devon Crabber :- Cygnus GM 32' 1/12 Scale. Donor hull 32" fitted out/scratch built. Replica of actual vessel that floundered off Weymouth in 1983. Model build started in 1981 and completed in 2018 !!!

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Response by GrahamP74 on the 26th Oct 2018
Such a great model and an even better story Alan, although there was a tragic and sad ending to the full size boat it is great to see such a fine model. Graham
Island Class cutters - Posted: 4 months ago by epmbcmember
This is what I wish to build at 1/48 scale. The Island class cutter is 110 feet long and serves with the United States Coast Guard Service, there are about 35 still in service and it is based on a Vosper Thornycroft design.

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Response by Baggie on the 29th Nov 2018
They gave these in Turkey’e too I believe
MAGGA DAN - Posted: 5 months ago by chrys
Built plank on frame and then glassed on outside and resin on inside. it is based on the time it was charted to Australia to take supplys to Antarctic stations. it is electric drive on 2/5 to 1 reduction . it is built on 1/48 scale

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Response by Hugh on the 26th Sep 2018
Fantastic job👍
Response by RNinMunich on the 27th Sep 2018
Excellent 'busy' ship well done 👍👍
Trailer is pretty neat too. Thanks for the inspiration.
Cheers, Doug 😎
Response by chrys on the 27th Sep 2018
thanks for the coments

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