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What is this boat ????? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Looks like an early Aerokits Sea Hornet. http://lesromodels.co.uk/product/aerokits-sea-hornet/. The construction suggests a model from the 1960/70s, are you sure it's fibreglass, the hull shows wood? Would look stunning when restored with say a 35xx or 42xx brushless coupled with a 35/40mm prop 100amp ESC and 11.1/14.8 LiPo. Make sure you find a few model figures to add realism. A build blog would be welcome, please. Good luck

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
Excellent source Dave, esp for RNLI bods👍 But ANDY: look here, http://www.dk style='background-color:yellow;'>figures.co.uk/ then you get directly to their website / shop without having to go via 'nosy' Facebook' 😉 Cheers Doug 😎

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
You could try Debbie Griggs - DK Figures https://www.facebook.com/DK-Figures-1430521463872912/

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by GrahamP74 Captain   Posted: 14 days ago
How’s it going Ballast? Any update?

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by Ballast Captain   Posted: 14 days ago
I got mine off of Ebay! They are Startrek figures. My lady made some smocks for them and I made them foul weather gear out of marigolds. They were about £3-50 each !😊

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by GrahamP74 Captain   Posted: 14 days ago
Made mine from a couple of figures picked up on eBay.. rubber gloves for oilskins!

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi Andy, 1/12 is a common scale for dolls-houses, action figures and cars & motorbikes. So have a look around well stocked toy/model shops. Happy hunting, cheers Doug 😎

1 / 12 th Scale Figures by AndyG009 Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
Any ideas where one can get a range of different 1/12th scale figures ?

Prop Size by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 17 days ago
Hi Steve, not really my field but looking at the figures you posted, and assuming a 'halfway linear relationship' logic says you need an 11 x 6 prop! If I were you I'd start Dave's experiments and sea trials with that. Good luck👍, Doug 😎

Downeast Lobster Yacht by Ron Admiral   Posted: 1 month ago
http://ellisboat.com/bunker-and-ellis-downeast-boatbuilders/ The Ellis boats must have been the inspiration for this old kit from Midwest. I bought the boat as seen in the first photos which was built by Don Sutton, Metro Modellers Toronto, Ontario, Canada 🇨🇦 He knew I had my eye on making one from scratch and offered me a fair price to buy his boat. I am now adding the hard cover over the cockpit as seen on many of the Bunker & Ellis boats. Previously I added deck furniture to the helm and passenger. Also found the near scale figures. My plan is to add the forward railing around the bow; add deck boards and more furnishings such as two step boarding ladder, navigation equipment, and possible a fresh coat of paint to the hull.

Aerokits Sea Scout (Olive) by circle43nautical Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
BRAVO ZULU! The boats great & the figures ice the cake! BTW- POPEYE IS A US COAST GUARDSMAN- SEMPER PARATUS/PARATUS GERERE HAVE A SAFE RC BOATING DAY! GOD BLESS AMERICA

japanese crew figuers by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi nutrunner, you could try repainting these Delivery men! They are 1:43. http://www.peoplescale.com/Delivery-Men-143-P-65311.htm There are other 1:43 and 1:48 / 50 figures on this site as well. The Japanese are 'little people' anyway. Not to be confused with the Leprechauns! 😉 Cheers Doug

japanese crew figuers by bilzin Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Italeri sell a really good set of PT boat crew figures but they're 1/35 scale. I had them on my 1/32 Perkasa, but I explained the size difference on the fact that the crew were Singaporeans and a bit on the short side http://www.jadlamracingmodels.com/italeri-elco-80-pt-boat-cr... style='background-color:yellow;'>figures-model-kit/?CAWELAID=730003540000010265&CAGPSPN=pla&CAAGID=40634717485&CATCI=pla-361955460207&CATARGETID=730003540000016519&cadevice=c&gclid=CjwKCAiAp

Fender addition by Novagsi0 Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
(Boaty) I remember about 20 years she did make a set of sails for a boat I had. She also made clothes for figures we had on a Swordsman boat still at home on the shelf. Was 4 stroke petrol so not used anymore (photo attached , Kiwi Engine). drifted off subject but interesting enough. Stephen.

Riva boat from scratch built by canabus Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Check out the cheap shops, I found a few figures in the kids section and second hand boot sales is another source. Wrestling figures also!! Canabus