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>> Home > Tags > encouragement

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MV TEAKWOOD by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Thanks all for the words of encouragement and the leg pulling. I have no idea what happened. The pictures on my I Phone camera are all the right way up, I was not drinking or smoking anything and cannot be in the Antipodes as temperatures are still below freezing. Pity the thumbnail picture when uploaded was not bigger, might has spotted the error then. Anyway, Me Culpa!

New build by Baggie Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
Thank you Gascogne - very useful advice and encouragement too. I will take all on board ( if you pardon the pun) and keep in touch.

Imara by EricMB Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
Imara tug, remodelled from an original built by the late Tony Dewsbury, on it's first lake trial. Thanks to Jerry Hayes for the video (and encouragement!)

M.V. TEAKWOOD by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Doug, Thanks for the encouragement. Was contemplating not saying anything, so readers got the impression my skills were perfect! On second thoughts though, felt that the major objective of this site is to help and encourage modelers. Thus decided better to describe the undesirable feature and then show it could be resolved. Rowen

M.V. TEAKWOOD by Trillium Captain   Posted: 4 months ago
It's one of the facets of scratchbuilding that is little talked about. It seems inevitable that undesirable features (I don't want to say errors) will occur and then there's some serious head-scratching about whether to ignore, cover up, fix (and how to) or start again. This is a great encouragement to others facing similar dilemmas to figure out a fix.

Secure the hatches and raise the flags ! by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months 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😁

The radio aerial & handrails. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi Boaty. Thanks for your encouragement, all the detail work does seem to take a long time to do and I'm learning new skills all the time. It will never be a masterpiece but I will certainly be something that I'll be very proud to show off... not sure where though. My day off today so I may pay a visit to Verulamium Park in St. Albans and check out the small boating lake there. Anyone got any good advice or tips on parking and access to the lake and what the boating is like there?. Here's a recent pic so you can see the progress so far. Robbob.

from the Philippines by analyst Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 year ago
figtree7nts, thanks for the encouragement, sir! will update you as soon as i got my call sign hopefully 😊 with regards to the trailer, yes. i consider using a medium size trailer for the boat but i will just sourced it out from the machine shop and let them do it for me. I don't think i have the skill for that 😆 I will update the forum once the hull is finished. my next step is to look for the suitable motor. thanks!

In the doldrums... by ThatSinkingFeeling Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 year ago
Thanks for the encouragement figtree7nts. Not planning to give up yet.

Fitting the bottom skins. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi Vosper. Thanks for your encouragement, and no, I'm not working a night shift on this, it's just that my literary abilities are better in the evenings. Rob.

H.M.S. BULLDOG / BEAGLE by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 years ago
Thanks for the positive comments. Nice to get encouragement from one's peers, I only see the flaws! The comment on the deck bending in heat is one have not considered. It is a real possibility as I live in Canada. Currently the deck is held down by several screws that will eventually be hidden by deck detail. Could increase the number fairly readily and also introduce reinforcements under the styrene. Thanks for the warning. It was my plan to keep adding to this blog and will be including pictures to show further progress.

Dumas Chris Craft by frankburgess Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
Thanks for your encouragement................took the model into the Maldon Little Ship Club....where it created much discussion, and advice, as well as beer consumption!

Windows Sorted by neilmc Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
HI Roger Must say I'm learning a lot this time round with you experts providing advice and encouragement - hopefully I'll stick at this time as every time I leave it alone for any period it's only worse when I come back to it!

PS Waverley by Peter501 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 years ago
HI Haverlock Thanks again for your support and encouragement, I don't have any model shops around here for materials but have found a few on line that are promising. Have been looking at a "Dremel Moto-saw"electric fret saw at about £80 That looks ok for the project don't know if you have any idea if it would be OK? Once again thanks for your help Peter

Guestbook Post by restin Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 years ago
I have made a comeback to the world of modeling and things have changed beyond recognition. I felt lost untill I penned my problems and recieved help and encouragement beyond what I thought of as normal for a forum. This forum Is special and I feel at home here.