Model Boats Website A Place For All Model Boaters en-us Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:16:30 GMT Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:16:30 GMT The Model Boats Website Let’s get some paint on! Nice paint job on the hull.I have to wait for warmer weather to paint. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:13:39 GMT HMS HOOD by Trumpeter Sorry for the digression Steve πŸ€” Re your smoke generator - I hope you don't want to lay a smoke screen! Several years ago I fitted a Graupner smoke genny to my destroyer and hoped to feed both funnels with it. No way! πŸ€” According to instructions I fitted it in a 10mm tube (alu) in the forward funnel, with the wick in a 'tank' made from a large aerosol cap, and fed it from the drive battery ( Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:36:37 GMT HMS HOOD by Trumpeter '66 was my first visit to the Reeperbahn, Veeery interestink!πŸ˜‰ Visited the Star Club where the Beatles played. Was highly amused at how many churches were sprinkled amongst the clubs and 'other houses', sin here - repent next door! German efficiency 😁 Your Imbiss guy was very lucky, not many made it after Dorsetshire was warned off by a U-Boat warning πŸ€” I've been here 32 years now, see n Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:39:07 GMT HMS HOOD by Trumpeter You have aquired some great knowledge Doug, most of all you have kept it, well done. I was in Hamburg 1967 playing with a band at the Top Ten club on the Reeperbahn (learned a lot there), we used to go to a imbis next door to the club, the owner spoke a little english as I at that time spoke very little German. He told us a bit of his life story, he was on the Bismarck on sinking, he was picked up Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:27:05 GMT HMS HOOD by Trumpeter Thanks Peter πŸ‘ very glad they were helpful.😊 comes from 40 years 'bumming' around the world talking to ship builders and ship drivers! And building a shrewd idea of where to look when I needed info on a new customer requirement. Trick was to try and stay at least one step ahead πŸ˜‰ Now I just do it for fun, and still learning a lot myself - just by seeing what U lot are up to 😁 I first Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:07:29 GMT Dover Harbour Crest Guten Abend Maurice, Best I can find is here Viel GlΓΌck, alles Gute, Doug 😎 Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:59:38 GMT HMS HOOD by Trumpeter Your knowledge is boundless Doug I am sure I'm not on my own when I say you have assisted many modelers on this sight with your instant information, the colour sheets you sent are fantastic.πŸ‘ I was in Hamburg in the late sixties, and also visited said yards, still very impressive, and spent some time in Kiel. cheers Peter Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:57:08 GMT Bristol pilot cutter mascotte Thanks Ed and Doug for your kind words Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:42:00 GMT Bristol pilot cutter mascotte I don't know what I would do. If I had to get rid of my collection! But I'm glad you have found another boat to build! looking forward to a video of her Maiden Voyage! Ed Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:34:35 GMT Bristol pilot cutter mascotte Very sorry to hear that Ron! "There but for the Grace of God ...." At least you have the consolation of some fine work on the Pilot Cutter πŸ˜‰ Hope you enjoy many many happy hours sailing her, πŸ‘ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:22:54 GMT