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    Chris Craft Cobra by Dumas
    Your welcome. Keep the updates coming. Martin555.
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    Glad I could help. Please keep us updated with your progress. Martin555.
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    I usually don’t make a habit of vegging in front of the TV, but I watched β€œThe Finest Hours”, about the coast guard small boat rescue in the early 50s, then TCM had an Errol Flynn tribute, so I watched β€œRobin Hood”, β€œCaptain Blood”, part of β€œThe Seahawks”, and β€œGentleman Jim” Had my fun, now it’s chore day😝
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    Hi JB, Here is the link, unfortunately he doesn't show how he made it. There are other videos on utube that show how the explosions are made using LED's, chicken wire and cotton wool. https://youtu.be/jb2b9f9LAWw Martin555.
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    Mate had a nice red super minx convertible years ago, regretted selling it.
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    Early offshore deep v
    Early balsa deep v inspired by Seafury . Built around 1970. Was going to be IC but too fragile. Would have made a good electric model today.
    early OS .30 powered patrol boat
    Built in the early 70s, all painted balsa. OS Cougar 2ch TX
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    An OS .30 powered hydro I made in the 60s. Controlled by an OS Cougar 2 ch TX.
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    This is a 650mm long yacht and was brought out as a cheaper alternative to the DragonForce 65. It has a wider beam than the DF but the sails etc. are very similar. It is a great yacht to sail and is ideal for learning to sail as it was for me.
    Fairey Swordsman 33
    This is the third of my scratch builds in progress and again at a scale of 1:12. There are drawings available at this scale but I wanted to produce the rear cockpit version where the roof sits just under the coamings rather than the one with the roof level with the deck or the fully open cockpit version. I also wanted to incorporate changes to make it easier to build it the way I wanted to. The build of this boat is behind the other two and will continue to be so because I'm going to plank the deck and rear cockpit roof.
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    This is the second of my scratch builds in progress and like them all is being built to a scale of 1:12. I've produced my own design because I wanted the whole of the superstructure to be removeable in one to allow easy access.
    Fairey River Cruiser
    This is the first of the scratch builds I'm undertaking and is at 1:12, so 23" long. The River Cruiser was a Fairey prototype based on the Huntress 23 hull but with a greater freeboard. Only one was built and didn't survive. My build is based on a black and white photograph and reference to the Huntress hull.
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