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Blue Pearl (sailing barge) by Bryan-the-pirate Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 15 hours ago
Not quite a build as I found it on Ebay but I have added to it. The barge was build in the 1970's and was very well made. Design is unknown to me but I first assumed it was a thames barge based on the sail layout. I was so convinced I dyed the sails red and built some false side keels. Then I saw another model thames barge, it was longer and narrower with a slightly different sail set up. So here I was a sailing barge with red sails that wasn't what I had thought it was. What else do you do apart from making it fun.

Hull numbers by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
If you look on eBay for custom vinyl letters and the seller is davidmills02. He’s very good and I have no hesitation recommending him, they cost about £2.95 inc pistage

Hull numbers by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
That’s it for today apart from a coat of varnish on the deck, vinyl numbers from eBay added.

Painting starts-radio gear in! by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
This day has seen the midnight blue airbrushed on followed by a thin coat of lacquer to give the roundel and trimline a good surface to stick too. Numbers to go on when they arrive from eBay. Having given the inside of the hull 2 coats of resin to waterproof it, I’ve now installed all The electronics, just the rudder pushrod to make and add. Next few days will see little progress as starting nights tonight!

Ebay Horrors by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Looks like an abandoned project of an all wood kit. The hull may have been plastic but must have been lost at some time. The seller should have described correctly and as E-Bay found in your favour this clearly wasn't the case. I agree Pay-pal makes the process much safer from the buyers position and thankfully there are not that many who abuse the selling process.

Ebay Horrors by cenbeth Admiral   Posted: 6 days ago
I can only agree with your advice. I have had similar experiences and would like to add, always pay using PayPal. I know Paypal's fees to a seller are high but this shouldn't effect you. Anyway, I'm glad it worked out for you. Edward

Ebay Horrors by bilzin Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
I saw an ad on Ebay listing a now discontinued Graupner kit of the Leanne Tön 12 shrimper and thought as it was no longer available I'd give it a try............mistake number one ! WHEN it finally arrived the box (water damaged) contained what the president of our model boat club described as 'a bag of bits' with about 40% of the parts missing and those that weren't were damaged in some way ie water damaged and warped. To cut a long story short, the seller was quite rude when I contacted him/her and refused point blank to refund my payment or accept a return. Furthermore I was accused of not sending true photographs of the contents of the package and denying other potential buyers the opportunity of bidding on this item. Finally, Ebay have considered this case and have ruled that not only is the item not as it was described , but that a refund must be made including the original postage fee. I realise that many unscrupulous sellers are of the mistaken belief that "NO RETURNS ACCEPTED" in their listing means just that, and that any old tat can be auctioned, but unfortunately for this seller that is not the case. I sincerely hope that this person has learnt the lesson that is not wise to attempt to " bullshit a bullshitter!" Lesson over !

Brass Fittings by circle43nautical Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
Thanks again for posting that ebay vendor. I needed two signal searchlights in that scale for my US Coast Guard 210' WMEC Cutter USCGC VIGOROUS (WMEC-627) model. Right on!

Happy Hunter by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
No worries mate, have the esc's got a max and min voltage??? they may not work at 6volts, if not then a set of 7.2v NimH packs will be brilliant x2 or possibly 4 packs with a Y lead for each pair, 3300mah packs are going for a good price on ebay at the moment, also have a look at component shop and hobbyking, be sure you are on the uk site to keep the postage down!!!! Wouldn't bother with lipo batteries, SLA or NimH are more user friendly. If you want the H/H superstructure try contacting Krick they now make the kit, took over from Robbe when the went bust. Are the propshafts ok??? withdraw the shafts and lightly oil them get the oil into the inner bearing as well. Mark

Paper plans by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
I buy lots of plans for aircraft and boats from either eBay or Sarik etc. Most of the plans I’ve bought from eBay have been photocopies and folded on arrival. I iron my plans carefully and also store rolled in a tube. One thing to note, a photocopy especially on larger sheets of paper can be a fraction bigger than the original it’s been copied from! I tend to use plans as a reference and transfer straight lines to large paper especially if building on the plans direct, this is possibly essential when building wings and fuselages over the plans and I have also done it with boats, as recent as the veron Vosper RTTL I’m currently building from eBay plans (copies!)

Brass Fittings by bilzin Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 13 days ago
I don't know if this is of interest to other modellers, but I was trawling through Ebay's wares when I found this supplier and, on a whim, decided to once again try my hand at using etched brass parts. As you might see, not exactly the biggest of fittings, but they really test the patience and skill. Also in one of the photos is the brass bending tool I use and the supplier can be found at http://stores. style='background-color:yellow;'>

Fenders for Sale. by Novagsi0 Commander   Posted: 14 days ago
http://r. style='background-color:yellow;'> Me mother finally finished the boat fenders, scale 1/11th ideal for Huntsman 31 or larger, also perhaps a Tug boat or other old school pleasure craft. A lot of attention to detail has gone into making these, 1 set offered. Stephen.

Fender addition by Novagsi0 Commander   Posted: 15 days ago
http://r. style='background-color:yellow;'> I added the finished product to ebay if anyone was interested. Link above should hopefully find the fenders these will probable be the only ones offered for sale. Steve

planking by colinhubbard Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
I get all my family to grab for me, usually get about 200 a month from them. (£7-99 for a 1,000 on eBay). But free is best, I usually put mine in plastic containers to soak in stain then allow to dry on sheet of newspaper before using.

Fish boxes by GrahamP74 Captain   Posted: 18 days ago
Just ordered 10 on eBay! £1.35! Just perfect