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>> Home > Tags > corvette

Chriscraft Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
What a stunning model. I really feel motivated to add lighting to mine now. Envious for sure

Chris Craft Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
I am sorry I missed this comment. The photos here do enlarge to a good size. I can email you the pics if you like.

Chris Craft Corvette by AndyG009 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi there Do you have copies of the pictures, as I would like to include some of the features in a model that I am in the process of planning. A much modified Sea Queen (3/4 size) effectively a Sea Commander but with changes. Particularly like the Cockpit controls. Regards Andy

Chris Craft Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
4 feet long Chris Craft Corvette model also by Sterling models from the 50's

Chris Craft Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I saw this boat online a few years back and have coveted it ever since. It was built by an incredible man who I believed passed away and left this. The boat is "Balboa" Panama. Hopefully someone will know more about her. I would sell my entire collection for her. "note the mans hand compared to the engine"

Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 48" Corvette Twin Propellors (3 Blade) Direct Drive - Comments: Sterling Model of Chris Craft Corvette

Chriscraft Corvette by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Very nice work.... this a shot of mine

Naval History - PQ17 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi John, I meant the the photos that Dave M posted of his Revell Corvette, HMS Bluebell! Thought 35Megs was for aircraft only!? I nearly got lynched here in Munich for once using my 35Meg Sanwa for my destroyer. Sticklers for the rules and regs here 🤔 The COMMS buoy is still on the ideas list, plenty else to finish off before frills that! Yesterday spent the whole day cleaning up and lubricating my lathe cos it hadn't been used for 10 years or more, and of course now I need it 🤔 Want to make some alignment tools for new motors and prop shafts! Cheers Doug 😎

Naval History - PQ17 by taffy Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Doug, I am building A Corvette an turning into K213 HMS Poppy. I agree that was a bit of dry British Humour. Regards, Taffy.

Naval History - PQ17 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Sorry couldn't resist this - dry British humour at it's best😉 Extract from the history of PQ17, disastrous arctic convoy to Russia- 'The convoy was now entering the zone of the Barents Sea where enemy surface attack was most likely to happen. Lt. Beckley (P614), the senior Officer of one of the two British Submarines taking passage in the middle of the convoy, flashed to Senior Officer Escorts, "In the event of attack by enemy forces propose to remain on the surface." Commander Jack Broome in the destroyer H.M.S. Keppel (ever the humorist) promptly flashed back, "So do I!" ' A classic! Found while researching Flower Class corvettes - HMS Poppy.😉 Cheers Doug 😎

HMS Bluebell by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 36"/1600g HMS Bluebell Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 120mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a 550 (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 4Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Hitek (5Amps) ESC - Comments: The original Matchbox model of the Flower Class Corvette. Fully detailed and crewed.

Jet Sprint Boat by Rod Commander   Posted: 5 months 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 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
Great looking Corvette.

How many is to Many by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 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: 8 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.