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Emma C Berry Schooner by alan20 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 day ago
Scratch built from old kit plans but planked and fibreglassed rather than balsa sheeted as in the original. Modified to fit a removable keel. Winch and continuous loop sail control fitted under deck.

Range Safety Launch? by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
Eze-Coat Is fabulous stuff to use.It is thin enough to run into any crack in hull and seal it up.I also use it to fibreglass hulls.No fuss no mess.

KATYA by jfstoker Lieutenant   Posted: 10 days ago
Scratched built on a fibre glass hull, home made sails with a modified star wars figure Bought from a member of our Kingswinford Model Boat Club, Peter Ellis, who sadly passed away

Fairly Hunsman renovation part 1 by CB90 Admiral   Posted: 11 days ago
I was lucky to be able to get myself a fibre glass hulled Fairly Huntsman 31 this is a model of the 31 ft Huntsman which converts to a scale of 1:11 which is a bit of a strange scale, the superstructure is in a poor state, so I am thinking it could now be changed to a 'Fairly Huntsman 28' which I think looks better. Huntsman 28 The model 34 in long is close to 1:10scale at 34.6in Some History Four Huntsman 28's took part and competed in the 1969 Daily Telegraph / B.P. Round Britain powerboat race. A Huntsman 28 'Fordspeed No 909' entered and completed the London - Monte Carlo race in 1972. Also the same boat set a new class speed record of 51.271 mph on Lake Windemere, in October 1973. The hull is a deep V with single chine and spray rails. The construction was of laminated mahogany, the hulls were cooked in an oven to cure the glue. The twin engines were placed mid ships. Dimensions LOA: 28' 10" (8.8m) LWL: ~24' 10" (~7.6m) Beam: 8' 9" (2.66m) Draught: 2' 6" (0.76m) Displacement: 8160lbs (3710kg)

Spektrum, new, useless... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Re Portholes, Martin, I don't know how many dozen I did on my 1/72 53" destroyer, two rows in the hull plus superstructure, but that's why I AM NUTS! 😁 Since fibre-glassing the hull I now have to do those AGAIN! 😡 Cheers, Doug 😎

knitting pins by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Good lady bought a big bundle of Knitting pins from a charity shop there were a few odds and sods that I have acquired 2,2,3,3.5 and 6mm there made from really strong plastic coated steel and some are fibre glass they could come in handy ,50 pins for a fiver so worth raking through charity shops for cheap rods . Cheers Marky

Wianno Senior progressing by Ron Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Added rudder today. Fibreglass applied and fillers between rudder and shaft. I put in a temporary mini servo, not pictured, but it was just beside the control horn.

After fibreglass and primer coat by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Ron, mark the 'real' waterline, the LWL (Load Waterline) as on your plan. Then load the boat (in the domestic Test Tank😉) down to that line then you know what she can carry, including any missing deck and superstructure of course! See test I just did for my fish cutter 'Gina 2'. Cheers, Doug 😎 PS: seal and prime the hull when you wish, I do final finishing / polishing when all major internal works are done, and especially after prop shaft tubes and rudder stock are fitted and 'fettled in'. Cheers, Doug 😎 PS Applies just as well to renovations and new builds! BUT more power to your elbow for scratch building 👍

After fibreglass and primer coat by Ron Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
So, the hull has been fibreglassed, and several coats of primer applied. What next? Mark the water line as seen on the PDF and photographs? OR Place model in water, load up with approximately the weight of servos, batteries, and other building materials? Paint exterior hull or wait till interior servos are mounted? Scratch building questions...

Titanic by JeremyBB Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
I built this 1/125th scale Amati kit of the Titanic over two years from 2016. It has enhanced etched brass details from Minibrass. Conversion for radio control involved making the hull waterproof with multiple layers of fibreglass cloth bonded with epoxy resin as well as the installation of a drive train and RC gear. With only a tiny rudder, steering is dependent on a mixer unit controlling the differential speed of the propellors.

Fibreglass hull/deck fit by Brianaro Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
I don’t currently have an operational boat so not at the moment. Back in the ‘60s I built a Sea Commander and used to sail that regularly at Princes Park. Eastbourne Model Power Boat Club use the lake but I haven’t seen them there for a long time, not sure when they sail, there are often EMYC events there though when I’ve been to the park, it’s a good lake.

Fibreglass hull/deck fit by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Know the feeling! Living in Munich, with a German keyboard, I have to switch between English and German, BUT I switched off the automatic spelling correction so I can check what it's offering for alternatives 😉 I see you are in Eastbourne, do you sail in Princes Park? Until recently my Mum (93) lived in Royal Parade just round the corner from the park. Sometimes if I drove over from Munich I would take my 1/72 H class destroyer with me and sail it in Princes Park. Last time there was a guy there with a Trident sub with full diving system. I played cat and mouse with him, trying to 'be there' when he surfaced, good fun😊 Cheers, Doug 😎

Fibreglass hull/deck fit by Brianaro Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
I hit the button to chant the keyboard to danish and spell check changed the word!

Fibreglass hull/deck fit by Brianaro Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
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Fibreglass hull/deck fit by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Moslem !!?? 😲