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Dolphin 16 (19) by AllenA Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
[Score: 7/10] 19"/1100g Dolphin 16 (19) Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 20mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 30mm) Direct Drive to a Graupner Speed 600 8.4v (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Chinese 320amp (10Amps) ESC - Comments: This is the Meccano Magazine January 1967 issue plan, built in balsa. I didn't do a build blog as the construction is well covered on the net. Started with an A4 plan and used Excel to enlarge it onto 9 A4 sheets. I chose something simple as I haven't built a boat for thirty years. Really enjoyed the build and re-learning how to overcome the problems that always arise. She is oversized being 19" long and having a 7.5" beam. She sits nicely on the water and begins to plane. Will upgrade the the battery sometime. The decking is worktop edge strip pre-glued but in future will use the unglued strips. The cabin was adapted to extend over the whole boat as there was little space for modern electrics. I will add in and out air vents as the motor will need to breathe. Also, the true model should have an upper deck and windscreen and this will be easy to add sometime in the future. Really surprised and pleased with results from aliphatic wood glue. The finish, which I am not completely happy with, due mostly to my own impatience, was achieved with Ronseal multi purpose wood filler, lightweight fibreglass laminate with Eze-Kote. Paint is Acrylics and Marine varnish. The electrics are: Acoms AR 201 Reciever, Servo Acoms AS 12, Cheap Chinese ,supposedly, 320 amp ESC and 7.2v Nimh battery pack. The Graupner Speed 600 8.4v, bought it cheaply some months ago, was already in one of my boxes and you can see the adaptation required to fit it into the boat. All the Acoms controls I picked up at a boot sale including an Acoms Techniplus Alpha Transmitter on 27mhz. Inside I used Hammerite Smooth Gold as I couldn't buy silver. Modern Hammerite is thin and squeamish and took 3 coats to provide reasonable coverage. One final rant I do like the new silicon wires but they are a nightmare to solder to a motor. I think I will use soldered connectors in future. So there we are, first model in 30 years and now so many models to build and so little time. Lessons learned...... don't be impatient.

Bring & Buy Sale by ColinT Lieutenant   Posted: 21 days ago
24th September 2017 Mutual model Boat Society Grand Modellers Bring & Buy Sale Crimble croft Community Centre Aspinal Street, Heywood, Manchester OL10 4HL Come along and enjoy this famous event, Either to sell or purchase your supplies There are always lots of unusual bargains to be had Opening time for sales 09.30am Opening time for traders 08.300am Food available from 09.00am Closing time 1.00pm The whole site is wheel chair friendly Admission £1.50 includes a raffle ticket To Reserve a sellers Table, 6ft x 2ft =£10.00 Please contact Kevan Winward 07803 975089

Gannet 15cc with magneto for sale by PeterSS Apprentice   Posted: 25 days ago
I am listing an aerokits seaqueen model boat with a Gannet 15cc engine and magneto from tonight on ebay - auction starts at £400 - happy bidding

Wanted: RNLI kit by Oyster Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Anyone in the US have a Tenby, Tyne, Severn, Trent, Tamar, or Brede class lifeboat kit for sale?? Started ones are okay too! Thanks!

Constellation by Jerry Todd Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
This model was started in February of 1999, and has been worked on, at best, in fits and starts. While progress has been made, and it's capable of sailing, it's far from finished. It began as plywood paneling pulled from the walls of my first house and cut into frames. It was to be planked with white pine strips, also scraps from remodeling, but I was distracted by a book. Nasty things books, put all sorts of ideas in your head. I got the idea of making a plug for a mold so I could turn out THREE hulls! One for me, one for sale, and one to be donated to the real ship. To that end, and with the inspiration of the book, instead of planking, I battened the hull and sheathed it with brown paper wet-n-stick packing tape. Let's just say, that wasn't a good idea and leave it at that. A lot of life changes happened; moved to a farm; got unmarried, sold the farm, got an apartment, got a house with a workshop, and 10 years later, recommenced work on the model. I continued on with the original plan for about a day when I shifted gears and decided to glass the "plug" and make it a hull. I proceeded to prep it to that end, but looking back, what I should have done was strip it down the the forms and start again, planking it properly. Instead, I covered the outside with 4oz cloth, filled between the battens with poly resin and glass matting. The images show the model from it's start to it's glassing, though the site won't allow me to dictate the order in which they're presented - sorry for that. The model is of the American sloop of war Constellation launched in 1855, and as she appeared in Naples in 1856 based on a painting of her by Thomas deSimone. She is 1:36 scale; 1 inch = 3 feet. Beam: 13-5/8" (34.6 cm) Length on deck: 61" (154.9 cm) Length between perpendiculars (American): 59-1/8" (150.2 cm) Draft, without ballast keel: 7" (17.8 cm) With 3-1/2" ballast keel: 10-1/2" (26.7 cm) Weight, with ballast: Approx. 100 pounds (45.36 kg) Length over the rig: 95" (241.3 cm) Width over the rig: 30.5" (77.5 cm) ~ Main yard w/o stuns'l booms. Height bottom of keel to main truck, without ballast keel: 65" (165.1 cm) With ballast keel: 69" (175.3 cm) Total Sail Area: 2,807.01 square inches in 17 sails (19.5 sf, 18,110 scm, 1.8 sqm) Working Sail Area: 1,836.1square inches in 13 sails (12.75 sf, 11,845 scm, 1.2 sqm)

How many is to Many by Skipper44 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Too Many! I have probably around 5 working (a 6th for sale) and am building an aeronaut pilot and am scratch building a sailing yacht, with infinate more planned! XD

1/12scale SPEEDLINE Trent lifeboat kit by Rocky Apprentice   Posted: 2 months ago
Hello, Firstly is the lifeboat kit still for sale? If so, does it come with instructions as well as plans for each stage of the build? Finally, my budget would be around the £475 mark, would this be considered as a reasonable offer, obviously if not I fully understand. Thank you.

70 MM Steerable korts by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Still for sale

Phantom by ChrisPSR Recruit   Posted: 2 months ago
[Score: 5/10] 39"/3400g Phantom Capable of 1mph and a runtime of 120mins Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries - Comments: AMYA type One Meter racing yacht raced in NW., Britain. Sister Ship built as IOM., is currently up for sale ex., IOM., bits + new factory sealed sails; spars; rigging & ballast all of which differ to IOM and which are AMYA., Class 'OM'

Clinker boat by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
SORRY THIS HAS NOW BEEN SOLD. I have for sale a clinker effect GRP fishing boat. Length 49 " width 16" Hight 9" Double ended like a Scottish type fishing boat. But Can be anything you would like to make... Would make an impressive model on any lake or pond £60.00 Plus postage...

70 MM Steerable korts by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
SORRY THESE HAVE NOW BEEN SOLD... I have for sale a PAIR of steerable Kort nozzels . New and Unused..... Looking for £19.00 plus postage ... And I have no idea what the postage will be..

For sale Zwarte Zee 49 inch hull and plans by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
I have for sale Not Mine I may add a Zwarte Zee 49 inch hull and plans. The Tug has the decks on No idea if they are right or wrong.. Selling for somebody else... Also included with the Hull is a full size plan and some sort of booklet type building manual for the Zwarte Zee : 595 :. £ 75.00 plus postage..

VS-8 by 32nd Parallel by rolfman2000 Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Fair enough RN. I apologise for any misunderstanding on my part. As you and I said, good luck with your sale of a very interesting model kit. Best wishes to you both, Dave W 😊

VS-8 by 32nd Parallel by rolfman2000 Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Very interesting model. But I fear not a lot of use on here as this is a United Kingdom based model boat forum. And I think shipping to the UK will put it out of the reach of many (If the price hasn't already £525 over here). Best of luck with your sale on eBay. Kindest regards, Dave W 😊

VS-8 by 32nd Parallel by spunky52 Seaman   Posted: 3 months ago
In case anyone has been looking for one of these, I have a VS-8 Hydrofoil basic kit, by 32nd parallel up for sale... $600.00 US, buyer pays shipping. I've added a pic of what this will look like when finished...