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>> Home > Tags > corvette

Jet Sprint Boat by Rod Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Wayne Can't have that lol Fitted engine and currently wiring up all the controls Has taken a bit longer than I thought because of my other projects like finishing Sovereign of the Seas and preparing RC Beaver for flight oh and trying to get a bit of oil painting finished off Who says retirement is boring lol I just keep running out of time not enough hours in the day We have a national model boat show on over labour weekend in October so I hope to have the jet finished by then but have to do some R and M on the Corvette and Amara tug steam engines before then as well Have posted latest pictures Cheers

Chriscraft Corvette by AllenA Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
Great looking Corvette.

How many is to Many by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
a REAL scary question 🤔 1 H class Destroyer and 1 Submarine KM IIA (1:72) in SLEP (Service Life Extension Programme!) 1 KM pocket Battleship Graf Spee & 1 HMS Belfast (1:128) in Fitting Out Dock. 1 Tug Southampton ca 1:50 ARTR 1 Kentish Fishing Boat ca 1:50 inherited restoration & motorisation project 1 Sea Scout restoration ARTR, built by my Dad 50 years ago! 1 flying boat ARTR 1 Hovercraft needing painting & RC gear fitting. Potential 'Plastic Magic' :- 1:350 Bismarck, USS Enterprise (The Big E), HMS Hood, HMS Ark Royal, Airfix HMS Illustrious (Invincible class) & T45 Daring 1:72 Revell Flower class corvette, German Lifeboat & S100 class E Boat, Airfix MTB, RAF Launch, KM E Boat 1:144 Revell Fletcher class destroyer. Have started collecting Micron Radio gear for the conversions. And JFF an Airship! Ready except for the Helium needed! Plus many 1:400 1:600 1:720WW2 navies plastic kits & etched parts JFF & to hone the skills I should live so long ! Help 🤔 Cheers from Munich Doug 😎

The radio aerial & handrails. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Bill. Congratulations on your first posting...don't be shy. Being a larger model, at 1/12 the scale, the detailing is probably easier as a result. Now get back to that corvette and get a build blog going 😁 Robbob.

The radio aerial & handrails. by billmcl61 Apprentice   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Robbob, Dang that boat is big, been following your very impressive build for a while now, I just had no idea of the scale of it until I saw it in it's cradle. And at last I've finally made my first post. Perhaps now I'll get my finger out and make some progress with my wee corvette. Regards Bill

Chriscraft Corvette by sandkb Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
That is a very smart looking scratch-built vessel you have built. Well done. 👍

For sale ww2 corvette class by Nev01 Seaman   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi sorry i have just sold it

For sale ww2 corvette class by andy_mart Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 5 months ago
Is this still for sale and secondly collect from where? Thanks

Suspected Seam by Peter47 Commander   Posted: 5 months ago
Beat me to it, I have used WEP and scrap plastic, to strengthen all joints in a Plastic TID tug, Corvette and my latest build Vosper Gun boat.I used a small jam jar as issued with my toasted tea cake at Costa coffee, just cut up some scrap plastic into jar, pour in enough WEP to cover, seal jar with lid leave over night, then using a cheap brush paint inside and in your case outside joint, after cleaning surfaces first. My TID tug, has stood up to of many a knock, with no leaks so far, apart from when my Brother ran it down with his RC yacht and she turned turtle took on water and down she went , after a quick rescue and trip to park gents to use its hand drier, she was soon back sailing, joints still intact :-)

USSR GANGUTEZ by Dainesh Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 5 months ago
[Score: 10/10] - Comments: This is a small 80m long corvette from the Black Sea. It is not finished some bit and pieces are still missing but I try to finis ASAP. I would like to see her performance on the water. She is my little beauty :)

HMCS Agassiz by Rod Commander   Posted: 5 months ago
These little corvettes were the backbone of the Atlantic defence of the supply convoys from Halifax Canada to Britain from 1942 to 45 Here she is with steam engine engaged for checking before recent sailing complete with Asdic sound This was used to echo signal of enemy submarines to pinpoint their position

For sale ww2 corvette class by Nev01 Seaman   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi thankyou , where abouts are you ?

For sale ww2 corvette class by TheBlacksmith Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
Looks fantastic but i can not collect good luck with a sale

HMCS Agassiz by Rod Commander   Posted: 6 months ago
Basically scratch Built except for the hull supplied by Fleetscale Scale 1:48 Canadian Corvette and powered by single screw Saito steam engine Lighting throughout with bilge pump and Asdic sound system Sails scale speed beautifully with smoke generator adding realism To steam power

HMCS Sackville - WWII Corvette by gordc Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
The boiler is 10 inches long and 4 inches in diameter. I designed it using the guidelines in one of Martin Evans' model engineering books. The centre flue is roughly 2 inches in diameter. The boiler volume is just over 1 litre to the top of the gauge glass. I bought the ceramic burner from Maccsteam. After lighting with gas, I switch to a liquid propane/butane mixture which turns to vapour in the evaporating coil on the outside of the flue.