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"Maureen Lee" by Ishmael Petty Officer   Posted: 1 day ago
[Score: 8/10] 33"/3700g "Maureen Lee" Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 90mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 30mm) Direct Drive to a 550 type (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Unknown ESC - Comments: The “Maureen Lee” started out as a Bristol Bay ready-to-run semi-scale model of a typical European fishing cutter. Many modifications were made to her to make her look like an old, worn-out fishing boat. Factory-installed switchable work and navigation lighting means that she can even be operated at night. A 550-size electric motor and metal propeller allow for ample power. A Bristol Bay model is supplied practically fully assembled… you need only mount the two masts and install the batteries. Numerous robust details make this model look great at home or on the water! Technical specifications: Hull length: 850 mm Width: 220 mm Overall height: 737 mm Total weight: 3650 g

EarlyVosper M.T.B by Simplas by boaty Captain   Posted: 3 days ago
Found on E Bay but sold in June of this year, a 42 inch kit of a Simplas Marine Construction Vosper M.T.B. It would appear that there are not many about now. I built one in 1972 and the kit contained a fibreglass hull with all fittings including the guns being in cast metal. Deck and superstructure were plywood and the boat was a model of an early Vosper as it had a very narrow beam and torpedo tubes were towards the stern. I fitted a DC Sabre 1.5cc diesel but had to add a lot of ballast which resulted in a sharp drop in performance. This was solved by replacing the Sabre with a Fuji 15 marine version glowplug engine . The boat was free running and as I was on an apprentice engineers pay and could not afford r.c.as I was having to support an ageing Mini. This was my transport from Ellesmere Port to the boating lake in New Brighton. If I had bought a Taycol Supermarine motor it would have solved all my problems as the battery would have been the ballast. Boaty 😁

Taycol Supemarine Resurrection by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Look on ebay. Oilite bearings. Sorry for the mistake in the spelling, fingers bigger than the keys. Cheers Colin

Taycol Supemarine Resurrection by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Doug, if you want iolite bushes, they are available on ebay, just say the word and I will order the size you need. Cheers Colin.

Colwyn Bay Model Boat Club by kinmel Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 9 days ago
The Civic Centre lake has now been sold off by the council and we have moved across to the main lake in Eirias Park. Access is from the promenade opposite Porth Eirias, LL29 8HH. We sail there every Sunday morning and visitors are always welcome. Contact: secretary@colwynbaymodelboatclub.co.uk

Clyde Puffer by lesliebreame Admiral   Posted: 14 days ago
If you go to page 11 video blog and half way down there are 2 better videos of the Schumschimmer taken last year on its first voyage [ for Gordon that is ] I think he bought it on ebay . Its very light made of thin plastic carries a brush-less motor and modern batteries both of which i dont know the details but could find out if you wish.The smallest leaf or twig causes it to come off the foils which is why in the video you see it reversing to clear them. Les

Tony O by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
My 2nd son now in early 50s has returned to both boats and planes and is teaching a couple of his teenage sons how to do it and is picking my brains along the way. Needless to say I'm delighted there is some new blood in the hobbies. I've suggested they join Rhyl MFC and Colwyn Bay MBC. Those being the nearest clubs to Dyserth where they live. I wish a couple more of my lads would do it too. I've got 5 of them. 3 of whom have children.👍

Elaine motor update/assembly pictures by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
Soldiers while soldering could be painful Eh!Doug I have a mini/multi soldering gas torch for the locus of the solder but my plumbing gas torch might be a bit much too much for safety while background heating. ( The mass ) Ny ideas considered 👍🤔 P.S. Doug look for AluBild On E Bay/ Amazon they also do AluJoin400 and Johnson Massey Silver Brazing solders Alu Flo Siverflo55 (55% silver)SiverFlo 452 45% silver and quite a few more. They are supplied by Abel Mabel Crafts if that helps.👍 B.T.W. I think the Irvine Mills were better than even the originals. I wish I had mine back again👍

Elaine motor update/assembly pictures by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
I've a number of alloy solders dating back to the original Lumiweld in the 50s to a few of others from E Bay / Amazon. I've just got some of that 300 deg Al u bild. Just got to work out how to solder safely on my lap. Could be tricky. LOL Any ideas fellas/Ladies?🤔

Northwind 36/600 rebuild by Cozwhy Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
ABC Hobbies put out this ABS hull kit with mostly ABS fittings. I bought one used on eBay and it had a broken bulb to keep connection. I bought another on eBay with the same problem. I roger one up and the normal tension broke the jib boom as it sat overnight. So the kit has design flaws. But the hull lines are beautiful- she’s a fine looking racer. Making aluminum beams and reinforcing bulb joint with 3/4 glass and epoxy.

Rebuild starts by MouldBuilder Captain   Posted: 14 days ago
Well it has been a while but I can now continue with the renovation. I have purchased most of the weaponry from Battlecraft and I must say that I am impressed with the quality. I will add pictures of these later in the build. I have started to prime all of the wood. Removal of the final areas of the original paint was a task but I got there in the end. I have applied sanding sealer and rubbed it down with 1000 grit wet and dry. It is starting to look and feel quite smooth. Have you built the 50cal guns yet Doug? I would like to buy some but I am concerned that they might be a little brittle for me to handle.🤔 Just a couple of questions to ask before I get on. Can I have suggestions as to who supplies good quality wooden kits to build at reasonable prices. I need to consider my next project. I want to buy a 0.8mm air brush for the larger areas as I am finding 0.5mm too small. I have my eyes on an Iwata HP-EP. This is for sale on ebay new at £122. Are there any suggestions for a better and or cheaper solution. Thanks.🤓

Elaine motor update/assembly pictures by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
It's called Alu-Bild 300 and I got mine on ebay. So easy to use. Also, you might be interested in this . http://www.ripmax.com/Category_List.aspx?Category=X0610 I told you it was much copied! Cheers, Martin

Now Coating and Matting by NPJ Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Thanks for the encouragement Donnieboy. Hope to move it forward today to the tissue bit in the way you are suggesting. Fittings may end up in a selection bag on Ebay! TTFN. NPJ

Llyn Eirias Lake by NPJ Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 16 days ago
Sorry to say the Colwyn bay Venetian Evening has now been cancelled. NPJ

Sails back on by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 16 days ago
Ah, but there are yachts and there are yachts. While these brash modern things are unattractive, something like an older Marblehead, 6 Metre or a scale model of a J class, or Victorian gaff cutter are a quite different matter. But of course a sailing fisherman of some sort is a wonderful thing. How about a Morecombe Bay Prawner, a Northumberland Coble or a Leigh Peter Boat? Beautiful, functional and a modelmaking challenge, all in one. Martin