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    Fatal Error - Half my Profile is missing! ;-/
    Yes Stephen, I have had similar problems with notifications in my emails. Thought it was my
    phone
    software. Cheers Colin.
    4 days ago by Colin H
    Forum
    traders wanted for 2 day model boat show run by ellesmere port model boat club
    Hi Len Lynne Vaughan here ( we brought the model boat the night you had your 'lift' experience...) My home
    phone
    is 336 8920 I'm not a trader, but could I book a table for the Saturday to sell some modelling bits 'n pieces, plus one of my brother's model boats if it hasn't been sold by then. Please let me know if that will be OK, and how much I need to confirm the booking. Hope your arrangements are going well - I used to organise Neston Village Fair, so know the amount of hard work it involves putting on an event like this. Looking forward to it, and hope the weather is kind to you.😎 Regards Lynne
    24 days ago by vintagediamond
    Forum
    Motor Anti-Submarine Boat MA/SB
    Ahoy there! "at the risk of a flogging round the fleet" Marginally better than a keelhauling I supposeπŸ˜€ "officer on the port side is carrying his mobile
    phone
    " Paint it yellowish white Steve an say it's his Cheese sandwich!😜 Why is Deans suddenly synonymous with mobile
    phone
    s? What era was this boat anyway? Whenever I read of MAS boats I think of the Italian Navy in WW2! Cheers, Doug 😎
    29 days ago by RNinMunich
    Forum
    Motor Anti-Submarine Boat MA/SB
    Another finished project and I have been ordered, at the risk of a flogging round the fleet, not to start any more until the winter. The close up of the deck shows the planking painted in blue B15, thanks for the confirmation reilly4. You will see that the officer on the port side is carrying his mobile
    phone
    in his left hand. I assume that's what it is as the figure came from Deans.😜
    29 days ago by cormorant
    Forum
    How can I expand the photos.
    Although the app is running very well on my android
    phone
    , I am unable to expand any of the photos. I used to be able to get full screen zoom on the old app, but it doesn't work on the new one. Am I doing it wrong. Cheers Colin.
    1 month ago by Colin H
    Forum
    I
    phone
    APP
    It does not "kick me out" as such. Once I turn the
    phone
    off or close the App it erases the "cookie" so I have to log in again. This does not happen with other sites such as newspapers. Once logged in you are always in even after the
    phone
    is turned off and restarted.
    1 month ago by RHBaker
    Forum
    New Website Has Finally Arrived!
    After a year of development and lots of coffees, we're live! So what's new? Everything! πŸ’₯ Emoji's everywhere! πŸ‘ If you're posting on a smart
    phone
    you can use any number of 2,823 emojis (and growing every year). On desktop we add some of the most common ones to pick from. ⭐ New apps! The apps are now much more integrated and many of the previous bugs should now be fixed. πŸ”” Notifications... based on what you're interested in. Many areas of the website have follow buttons, you can follow individual members, blogs, forum threads, events, anything you want! πŸ’Ύ Auto-save posts... you can pick up a post you didn't submit on your desktop on your
    phone
    later on, or vice-versa! πŸ“Έ Uploads... photos can be uploaded directly, or imported from other accounts such as dropbox, google, facebook, instagram or twitter. πŸ“„ PDF files can be viewed immediately πŸŽ₯ YouTube videos are embedded everywhere, you can watch any videos posted and browse the website at the same time. πŸ‘€ New ranking system, we've gone from 9 different rank levels to 20! Consequently some of you will have changed rank, but we remain fair, like with the old website your rank is based on the helpfulness of your contributions. 🀞 New "how-to" articles sections. Like wikipedia, these are articles which anyone can edit and add to. πŸ”— Useful links can now be edited and added to. This section will update itself based on links posted elsewhere, but can be added to manually as well. πŸ›οΈ Online shop has seen a complete overhaul. Currently 10% off everything! β›΅ Membership is now split into three categories. Anyone who has previously donated will be shown as a contributor and will have their silver good conduct medal. Subscribe monthly and you'll get a gold medal! There's lots more that's changed like faster performance ⚑, better email and push notification controls, map integrations πŸ“, ability to flag inappropriate content 🚩, login with facebook, email confirmations, captcha tools to reduce spam... on the whole I hope it all adds up to a much more fun experience and a friendlier, chattier community πŸ˜€ Stephen 😎
    1 month ago by Fireboat
    Response
    Re: Virgin Atlantic Challenger
    Hi there the plans were free issued in Model Boats July 1995 - they are a very simplified version of the real boat. They are very straightforward and easy to build from. Magazine Exchange has a copy of the magazine - but I don't think the plans are with it from their website. http://magazineexchange.co.uk/cw/model-boats-magazine-july-1995-issue.html but this gives you an idea what to look for - the Magazine - together with plans attached - do often come up on Ebay. To answer your question about the rudder; I just wanted to keep the rudder as per plan and sail the model as its fun to sail as it is - as you can see on the short video. By the way I do apologise for the video - the camera person was getting used to her new
    phone
    :-) John
    1 month ago by JOHN
    Forum
    Puzzled
    I always knew where to look on the old site for the latest posts, where do I look for them now. Like the new rankings, I never felt I deserved to be an Admiral. So far I've only used it on my android
    phone
    and like the look of it. Cheers Colin.
    1 month ago by Colin H
    Forum
    Puzzled
    Not so puzzled now, got my head around the layout on my
    phone
    now. Cheers Colin. πŸ‘
    1 month ago by Colin H
    Forum
    New Website Sneak Peak
    Hi. i have previously used my ipad but the new site loads but will not allow me to use any of the features, not even log in with face book .is this because i could not use the app before as my ipad version was to early and now its to early for the web site too. Im am sending this from my
    phone
    . Rogal.
    1 month ago by Rogal118
    Forum
    New Website Has Finally Arrived!
    Thanks for the new layout. I am on my mobile
    phone
    and it's working really smoothly. Easy navigation, and I am very Impressed. Well done and thanks for all your hard work. Cheers Colin. πŸ‘
    1 month ago by Colin H
    Forum
    Emoticons, Keyboards & accented letters
    On an i
    phone
    you can go to settings, general, keyboard and then add another language. A β€˜globe’icom then appears at the bottom of the key board allowing you to switch between languages
    9 months ago by Brianaro
    Forum
    smart
    phone
    problems
    I am on an i
    phone
    6. I had to install the app twice. Second time seems to work fine. Just saying in case you still have problems. Best of luck.
    2 years ago by Rstoteb
    Forum
    i
    phone
    App
    Have found the new site improvements well worthwhile. Are there any plans to give the I
    phone
    App a similar functionality? It would be particularly helpful for reading posts. Thanks R.H. Baker
    2 years ago by RHBaker
    Forum
    Model Boats 'IPad Application'
    Bit of a delay I'm afraid everyone. Apple has rejected version 1.4, so I've had to resubmit it, so it'll be another week! They were right to reject it it seems, although I don't know why it crashed still. Spent last night re-writing the software almost from scratch and I've now tested it on IOS6 and IOS7, both I
    phone
    and IPad with no crashing. It looks superb on IOS7 too! it has new splash screens which compliement the Icon, which makes the whole entry into the app very clean and smooth. I think it'll be worth the wait for everyone who has Apple devices! 😎 Stephen
    6 years ago by Fireboat
    Forum
    Model Boats 'IPad Application'
    Yeah, it seems to depend, but I'm not sure what on! if it's not the internet speed, maybe IOS version? People with I
    phone
    's have had it too. it's as if it times out while trying to get the data and then just gives up completely and doesn't show anything. I'll poke around in the dark a bit more this week as I'm off work to see what I can do πŸ˜‰ Any updates do take time to go through Apple's approval process mind. I'll keep you updated if I make a break through! πŸ˜€ Stephen
    6 years ago by Fireboat
    Forum
    New server (again) πŸ˜›
    Just so you're all aware, In order to continue development of website and Introduce some new features I've decided to create a new server and will be moving everything over probably tomorrow (Sunday 20th) to which there may be some downtime, although I'm hoping none at all! It will fix some Issues we're seeing with connection resets and make posting new content more reliable. It's also necessary to Introduce push notifications to the next version of the I
    phone
    app (hopefully It'll be out next month) and will fix start up bugs In the current I
    phone
    and Android apps. There Is also another feature I've been developing which would mean people don't even have to come online to post comments and replies to others! More news on that later this year 😊 Thanks to everyone too, I'm seeing some great content online recently which really makes developing the site further great fun to do! πŸ‘ Stephen 😊
    6 years ago by Fireboat
    Forum
    Christmas Presents
    HI Colin, I've spent this morning investigating the possibilities of adding it to the Simbian OS and have now submitted something to the Nokia store. I don't know how long it will take them to check it, it seems like they follow similar processes as Apple whereby they check new apps being submitted so it could be weeks!! But more likely hours to a few days. *correction, apparently it takes 5 to 7 working days, so it certainly wont be available until next year! I don't have a Nokia
    phone
    to test this application out on though, so I can only keep my fingers crossed it will work. Do let me know!! Hopefully I'll receive a notification of it being accepted/declined but have a search anyway. it's a bright yellow Icon!... searchable by just "model boats" and should have the same functionality as the Android and I
    phone
    apps. Having some difficulty with the IPad app at the moment too. But I'll update you all on that if I can get it working. With Apple I wouldn't expect to see it in the store for ages though, they do take their time πŸ˜‘ That only leaves the Windows Marketplace for Mobile, and the Samsung App World! Why are there so many operating systems!? πŸ˜› ** App Updates - 28/12/2012 ** i
    phone
    /iPod Touch: Available iPad: Submitted (pending review) - but you can use the I
    phone
    version for now Android Google Play: Available Samsung Apps: Submitted (pending review) Nokia OvI Store: Rejected - Re Submitted (pending review) Windows Marketplace: Yet to be created Blackberry App World: Will not be created Stephen AKA app developer rookie!
    6 years ago by Fireboat
    Forum
    Christmas Presents
    Merry Christmas to you all too! It's not a boat but I do have a gift for everyone, especially those of you with new
    phone
    s and tablets this Christmas πŸ˜‰ Download the Model Boats app!!! Available for Android and I
    phone
    's (iPad coming soon): A little gift I can give to all of you 😊 Stephen
    6 years ago by Fireboat


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