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    Response
    Re: Build now finished
    Hmm! When you click the box it should open a window giving you the choice of Download or Open. The Open option should also suggest a suitable viewing APP found on your PC. If it suggests TWAIN of some version use that. Worked for me. Otherwise Download it, find it in your Downloads directory and click 'Open With', You should then get a window with a list of possible viewing Apps, e.g.
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    Media Player or Films and TV. Either should work. Bon chance mon ami๐Ÿคž ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    3 months ago by RNinMunich
    Blog
    Egret Cabin Cruiser
    I forget to post build updates until it's to late but my progress coming along built rudder ,
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    , fiber glassed hull , primed , still need more work on hull ,
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    took a while brass frames & plastic
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    , Electronics & servos need to be installed also later on
    3 months ago by GARTH
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    Re: Fire Monitors Part 3
    JB, I did click the button to download the video, but it wouldn't play. Seems the problem is it won't play on my iPad. I have found it will download and play on a
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    PC Graham93
    4 months ago by Graham93
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    Re: 40'' Seaplane Tender, new build Z-4
    Thanks Red, getting there slowly. Started off with a hiss and a roar but having to wait a month for each accessory to come from China slows you down, (sometimes gets here in 2 or 3 weeks and then takes another week or so to travel the 20km from the airport to me, -customs,and 3 or 4 courier exchanges later, - frustrating) The dashboards are always time consuming as trying to find decent clear pics that will scale down nicely can take forever (and of course trying to find gauges which would be used ie oil, water, battery, rev counter - to scale for the engines - ie diesel rev counters usually only go to around 4000rpm etc.) A lot of older boats didn't have speedos so that's 1 less you don't have to find (they just went by RPM) I'm also having to do work on my house (ongoing project-10 yrs so far) so work on models takes a back seat at times. Just a few things to go, like boot topping on 1 side, a dinghy (which they carried on the cabin roof) and the rear cockpit canvas cover.
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    just have to be glued on and a few small things (make the cleats larger) and that will be about it. JB
    6 months ago by jbkiwi
    Blog
    Lighting and other tweaks ;-)
    Hi folks, after seeing the mast lighting from Jugge & my humble self๐Ÿ˜‰ Martin sent me this video of his superb HMS Cottesmore in all her animated glory. To watch; ignore the Invalid File sign. Just click on it and then on the Arrow in the miniscule blue box at top left. Your device should then ask you if you want to view the file or save it. On a
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    PC it will probably offer you
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    Media Player as default viewer. Watch in Full Screen mode for best effect; especially of the bridge lighting!๐Ÿ‘ Signal lamp is sending a real message "keep away hazards area" Happy viewing and wondering! Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    6 months ago by RNinMunich
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    Fishtailing
    OK, that works if you click on the Medial File pic and then on the Download arrow in the mini blue box at top left NOTE TO STEPHEN (FIREBOAT), PLEASE MAKE THAT BOX BIGGER SO IT'S MORE OBVIOUS! A pop up Window will then ask if you want to Save the file or Open it; e.g. with
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    Media Player. Click on the open option and the video will run ๐Ÿ˜Š You can post the rest of your videos in the same way. Attached is the one of your apparently Fishtailing boat. Hardly noticeable though? Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    6 months ago by RNinMunich
    Blog
    Wheelhouse
    I have started work on the wheel house. Firstly I have put a false floor in to raise and level. Using the foam board I have made the internal fit out as per the drawings. I have used wooden coffee sticks (thanks Cafe Nero) to edge the units. Then I made the sink, job and grill. The door has again been made using the wooden sticks backed with thin plastic card.
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    have been added. These were supplied by Debbie and Andy at modelsbydesign who I would thoroughly recommend. A kettle is on order for the stove and more details will be made including a seat pad, skippers chair, first aid kit, fire blanket, fire extinguisher, mugs, newspapers and more electronic devices.
    8 months ago by GrahamP74
    Blog
    HMS Cottesmore in 1/48 scale.
    Hi Guys, This part of the log covers the main 30mm gun and mount. Made from yogurt pots and a BBQ stick and a small piece of brass wire as you can see in the photos. (Before and after) I modified a standard servo to continually rotate I also glued two micro switches on to the servo body As limit switches plus a couple of diodes, it now rotates approximately 290 degrees (Bridge wing to bridge wing). The servo is a snug fit in a small box glued in to the hull so if required it can be removed, the gun also can be removed as I have fitted location pins on the servo arm and the gun also has a servo arm fitted to the base that locates directly on to it. I hope that my explanation makes sense!. The video is 'hidden' in the Invalid File. To view- Click on the Invalid image, Then click the Download button, white arrow on blue background at top left.
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    (App?) offers the choice of View or Save. View with Media Player or equivalent.
    10 months ago by Martin555
    Blog
    HMS Cottesmore in 1/48 scale.
    Hi Guys, As I mentioned the Bridge in my last log I thought that I would cover the Radar on top of the Bridge. As you may have gathered I quite like working with plastic card, so making the Radar was just a case of gluing some layers of card together and shaping. To make the Radar turn I modified a standard servo to continually rotate and by adjusting the pot slightly I managed to get it to rotate clockwise one full rotation at a speed of approximately two seconds. It seemed to be the correct speed, as I have seen on many models the Radars spin like a helicopters rotor blades and to me that is not correct. The video is 'hidden' in the Invalid File. To view- Click on the Invalid image, Then click the Download button, white arrow on blue background at top left.
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    (App?) offers the choice of View or Save. View with Media Player or equivalent. Martin
    10 months ago by Martin555
    Blog
    Completing the Superstructure
    The superstructure was sprayed with white primer and a top coat of appliance white. Port holes fitted.
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    glazed. The funnel was made from a toothpaste tube. It has a nice tapered flange. The funnel guys are copper wire and the turn buckles each made from 2mm brass tube and two ring pins. These were soft soldered together. The deck was planked using 0.5x5mm mahogany strips. The handrail stanchions and brass handrail wire were purchased from Modelboat bits. The engine telegraph units manufactured from wood doweling and brass items. The forward doors made out of mahogany strips. Additional Info Port holes - Alwayshobbies.com Ringpins -These were found in a craft shop in the jewellery section. Brass tube - B&Q Spray paint - Halfords Mahogany strips - left over from another project but can be found online.
    11 months ago by Hillro


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