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Paper plans by ChrisF Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 8 days ago
I agree that folding drawings is not good (apart from for easy posting) but what annoys me is the way they are folded which can stretch and distort the paper. I've folded hundreds, well probably thousands, of building drawings in my lifetime and it's not difficult to do properly, like folding a map. Better when they are supplied as PDF's and you can get them printed yourself.

happy hunter by spitfiresooty Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 8 days ago
thanks everybody for the info .I will get 2 -6 volt batteries and fit them in the hull so that Ican work out the necessary extra ballast. I never thought of using a mixerbut will probably do this as well but nearer to when the build is complete .I am on with the drawings now scaling them from pictures /photos on the internet. I will then produce the templates -make the bits in cardboard then when they look ok finally out of plastic sheet .I have had one or two comments doubting my ability but as the bionic man said 'we have the technology we will rebuild it'

Paper plans by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
If you are buying plans off E Bay chances are they are photocopies. Folding would not alter a straight line. I agree ironing under brown paper and storing in a tube works well. Paper is not a very stable medium and any plan will likely change slightly due to the moisture content. To be accurate you need measurements together with a ruler on the plan so that you can make any adjustments. I have always treated such plans more as guides rather than accurate representations and will adjust the pieces I make to fit. Shipyards used to employ fitters who did exactly this. Probably why many recent kits use laser cut parts with plans that show how the bits fit together. Good plans are not cheap. I bought plans for the Titanic at 1:96 from Dr Haan for about £200. Came on 12 sheets (12' x4') all produced as original line drawings and packaged in a large cardboard tube. The professional photo copies we had done for the frame outlines showed that the process was not 100% accurate and added 0.5mm to some parts.

Sea Queen Prop Shaft by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Hi Andy, as the boat is in kit form, just get the keel sections, on the drawings they tell you to leave a gap to fit the prop shaft. re-adjust the angle of the gap to about 15 degrees, this will give you room for the motor mount and the length of the prop tube, give yourself enough clearance for the largest prop, 55 - 60 mm, with the motor you are looking at i would go for the 100amp esc not much extra but a lot more security, power wise. Prop shaft, have a look at the Raboesch ball raced shafts from Deans Marine, very good at higher revs. Mark

HMS Dreadnought by Gdaynorm Commander   Posted: 27 days ago
Finally mystery solved. National Maritime Museum had chanegd their e-mail set up! Spoke with them this morning, and they ahve all drawings, probably including modifications prior to commissioning. Their current address is plansandphotos@rmg.co.uk

HMS Dreadnought by Gdaynorm Commander   Posted: 27 days ago
So you think similarly to me. Eberyone builds famous ships. Trouble is getting the info for an accurate build. I usually get drawings from the National Maritime Museum, where they have builders drawings of just about every ship built in Britain, but for some reason they are not answering my e-mails. Very strange.

USCGC VIGOROUS (WMEC-627) by circle43nautical Commander   Posted: 29 days ago
[Score: 8/10] 52"/4600g USCGC VIGOROUS (WMEC-627) Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 60mins Twin Propellors (7 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a 775 JOHNSON-TYPE 6-12V (7 Blade) Powered by NiMH (8.4v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through DIMART FAN-COOLED 320A (20Amps) ESC - Comments: ON THE WAYS: (TOO LONG FOR THE TUB) A 1:48 COAST GUARD MODELS (CHICAGOLAND) 52" F/G HULL. SCALE REPLICA OF USCGC VIGOROUS (WMEC-627), ONE OF THREE CUTTERS I SAILED ABOARD WHILE PROUDLY SERVING IN THE GLORIOUS 1980'S. THE BUILDER OF THESE HULLS DOES JUST ABOUT EVERY USCG CRAFT, WWII TO PRESENT. UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO HEALTH REASONS, HE IS ABOUT TO RETIRE AND RELINQUISH THE FORMS. HIS WEBSITE IS COASTGUARD MODELS.COM IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED. I PLAN TO ORDER A USCG BAY CLASS ICEBREAKING TUG THIS WEEK, BEFORE IT'S OBSOLETE. THAT WOULD ALSO COMPLETE MY USCG FLEET THAT IS RELATIVE TO MY SERVICE. THERE ARE NO SUPERSTRUCTURE ASSEMBIES AVAILABLE FOR THE WMEC, HENCE A SCRATCH BUILD FROM THE MAIN DECK IS IN MY NAUTICAL FUTURE. LUCKILY, GEORGE BIEDA @ WINDJAMMERARTS.COM PUT TOGETHER A LARGE SHEET OF 1:48 DRAWINGS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION. MY PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY IS PRETTY GOOD, BUT EVERY LIL BIT HELPS, I RECKON. THERE IS, HOWEVER A S/S & CABIN ASSLY FOR THE BAY CLASS, AT A COST, OF COURSE. PARATUS GERERE! YES, MR. ARNOLD PALMER WAS A US COAST GUARDSMAN (YM3) 1950-53

happy hunter by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 29 days ago
Hi spitfire, have a look at this, not a plan exactly but detailed photos of the construction and at the end drawings of the laser cut parts. You may have to do a little work: measuring up what you've got and scaling up. But then you'll have templates for all the bits. Have fun, Doug 😎 www.krick-modell.de/shop_fachhandel/Texte/ro1106 Happy Hunter Bilder+Lasertafeln zur Anleitung_kl.pdf Or here for the kit description and link to the build info. http://www.krickshop.de/Products/News-2017/New-Items-2016/Ha... Click on 'Documents' and then 'Construction stage photos for the kit Happy Hunter from romarin'

HMS Dreadnought by Gdaynorm Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Yes. She was launched in 1875. Still waiting for response from Greenwich. Hope they have Admiralty drawings. Expensive but worthwhile.

HMS Dreadnought by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Here's some interesting stuff from others who have talked Dreadnought, lots a pics and drawings 👍 http://dreadnoughtproject.org/models/ships/HMS_Dreadnought/

huntsman plan by AndyG009 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
As Zdenek says, you can get a set of effectively any of the original Fairey boats form Charles Lawrence, there is a General Assembly drawing and a Hull Lines drawing. Some of the Hull Lines drawings have been prepared by Alan Burnett for modellers in the past. They look to me like they are scans of original drawings to myself. If people wonder why they are at 1 : 12 scale, simples the originals way back in the 1960's when some of them were drawn, in the days when we used 'real' measurements. They are 1 inch = 1 foot (2.54 mm = 304.8 mm)

huntsman plan by ChrisF Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Yes, you can get a copy of the original drawings and model lines but you will still have to draw up all the bulkheads, keel etc. and decide on how you are going to construct the superstructure. Fine if you can do it, but if you just want to get on with building it, get the plans already available.

MY other hobby build. by Novagsi0 Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
I have to measure stuff in metric and my brain is 75% metric 25% thumb. The drawings are imperial my lathe is imperial but I make the parts to drawing measuring in metric. Most of the screws and bolts are all metric aside from the boiler fittings. Makes sense using stainless fixings I can get from work rather than making 7BA nuts or paying through the nose for them.

huntsman plan by Zdenek Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Tony, according to my latest "investigation", there is also a possibility of purchasing a modellers set of plans form The Fairey Owners’ Club. The plan is at a scale of 1:12 and it is a copy of the original Fairey drawings. Two sheets show the plan, long section and cross sections. The contact is Charles Lawrence, email: czczcz@me.com Zdenek

huntsman plan by ChrisF Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
big-tone - even if the kits do have a plan, like most kits it will probably only have a top view and side elevation. There won't be any templates for the various parts. If I was you I'd get a copy of the 31" version and scale it up. Being as they are drawings for scratch building they have all the information required and you aren't having to enlarge them that much. Chris