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St Albans & District Model Engineering Society by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September. A great exhibition with lots to see and something for everyone ! I will be showing my 46" RAF Crash Tender for anyone who wants to see it 😁

Secure the hatches and raise the flags ! by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi lezz57. Good choice 👍 I hope you have as much fun as I have building your crash tender. Please do consider doing your own build blog, they are very helpful and generate a lot of interest and encouragement from the readers. All the best. Robbob😁

Sea Queen refurbishment by canabus Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi Guys Looks like we have the same boats!!! I have a Sea Hornet(built from the original plans), Crash Tender 48", Sea Commander and I bought a Precedent Huntsman 31(fibreglass hull)with building instructions. The instructions were sold as plans, but, with a lot of time with a photocopier they could be turn into plans. Or scan into AutoCAD and resized!!! My mate has a Swordsman which he finally finished after over 40 years(with plans). All the boats are running brushless motors. Canabus

Sea Queen refurbishment by BOATSHED Commander   Posted: 8 days ago
We need some pictures ?? Where did you get The Queen Dipped. I take it that's what you have had done. I have a Sea Queen and got her from a boot sale about 6 years ago.Still haven't started work on her. I have a few Aerokits, Sea Hornet, I made back in the 70's. Crash Tender, 48" Sea Commander, also from a boot fair Crash Tender 34" still in box unmade, 1994 when 50 were made on the 50th anniversary of the Aerokit model. When I saw it advertised in Model Boats grabbed one very quickly. Also have a Precedent Huntsman 31. Purchased that about 25 years ago. Had a 850 electric motor in her. Got a bit of a leak in the hull that's now sorted but she also needs a refurb now. As well as a Precedent Huntsman hull with no cabin top, going to make a top of some kind but different to the original. Hopefully will get round to them all one day. Plus quite a few other model boats.

Free plans Inc Tamar lifeboat plans by marky Lieutenant   Posted: 10 days ago
l will be building the RAF crash tender with my grand kids one each they are presently being cut by lazer out of 3mm ply at my work should get some balsa and see how it cuts

Jet Sprint Boat by simonk Seaman   Posted: 1 month ago
Looking amazing! I've been following your build. Its been something I've been thinking about doing again for a while now. Scratch built one at 14yo for 4th form metal work but nowhere near this standard, was a steep learning curve and know a lot more now. Cast an aluminium intake using a plaster mould formed from hand carved patterns and a sheet metal hull. Powered by a second hand OS40 from the local RC plane club with copper pipe wrapped around the head. However the sheet metal hull I designed wasn't right. Rebuilt out of ply from measurements of a real boat, used the trailer as a reference plane and grid (lived in New Zealand). Better success but believe the model needs to be about your size to get the handling dynamics right. Then hull got smashed shortly after when my family moved house. 25 years later I'm thinking about it again. Have a 50yo Vosper crash tender to finish first though (3rd generation to work on it). Like the Kermit idea! My suggestion is the pic should be of a running Kermit and the boat named 'Losing Miss Piggy'. Edit: Just had a laugh when checking your profile, I grew up 46km down the road from you in Levin. Horowhenua College, ran boats on the Manawatu River. You planning on running this up the gorge?

The suction hoses – part 2. by BOATSHED Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Looking forward to seeing the fully finished Crash Tender and video of her on the water. What about a Vosper MTB with motorized torpedo's. Not exploding though.

How many is to Many by Graham Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
We have just moved house so I (and my wife) are now fully aware of the true situation. I (that is we ) have :- 3-46" fireboats 4-34" fireboats 1-Sea Queen 1-Sea Scout 1-Sea Hornet ,which is unbuilt 1-RM2, which I have owned since about 1964 1-Snoopy hydroplane 1-OS Max 40 powered multi racer from the 1980s 1-54" offshore racer which needs building ...and I just bought a 46" fibre glass crash tender hull A couple are electric but mostly diesel, petrol or glow powered ,including, Super Fury, Racers, Hunters, Frog, McCoy, Merco, a Force 10 and a Gannet. The "problem" would appear to be growing, I recently built a Peacemaker control liner and bought a Pinto 1/2A team racer on Ebay....I can sense the rocket approaching !!

How many is to Many by rolfman2000 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Well. Having listed my fleet earlier, I bought a couple of "to do" Veron Police launches on eBay earlier in the week. When collecting them, Ross said "I have a few more to get rid of for a friend of mine", and that, as they, is history. I left there with, and added to my fleet... 2 x Veron Thames Police Launch. 1 x 34" PT 109 (scratchbuilt). 1 x Vosper RTTL (kit unknown). 1 x 46" Aerokits RAF Fire/Crash Tender. Those of you who are paying attention, will not I have just doubled my fleet. And with another 46" fire tender on the horizon, my total will be up to 11 now (only actually 3 in sailing condition), but lots of projects and "to do's" in store. Best wishes, Dave W. 😊

RAF fIRE TENDER MAST DETAILS ?? by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Can anyone help with details of the mast Scale:1/16th for a Vospers RAF 34:1/2 inch Fire / Crash tender Please.. Like construction height ect..

vosper by jaffy012 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
hi has anyone got build pics of the 46" vosper RAF crash tender by lesro models please i would really appreciate it. colin👍

Paul Devlin's Crash Tender by Inkoust Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hello, very nice boat and great ride. 👍👍👍

R.A.F. Fire/Crash Tender by deepdiver Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Pleas note that this Boat is now SOLD. thank you to everyone that has shown an interest.

R.A.F. Fire/Crash Tender by deepdiver Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Rolfman 2000, sorry to say this but Sonar just beat you to the post, if I come across one would you like me to inform you?? again sorry. Fred

R.A.F. Fire/Crash Tender by rolfman2000 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
If it is still available, I will take it Fred. Away on holiday, but on my way home. Will pm you when I get home. I can PayPal the money straight to you mate. Best wishes, Dave W 😊