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Scale lettering by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Drspock, I checked it out! And can use a stencil for my Tug Brooklyn! Cheers, Ed PS. here's the link www. vinylletteringonline.com But, I knew what you meant!

Scale lettering by drspock Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Have found a company that does vinyl lettering. It seems to be intended for full size cars,boats,vans etc. but they appear to do any size/font/colour you could want. I just bought two 30mm x 75mm sets of numbers for£6.55 incl. postage.Very easy to apply! Less ag. than transfers! They are :www. vinylletteringonline ( I don't know how to make a link)

Numbers and lettering for solent by olly49 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi, This is the size of the numbers on my Solent.

"Surfury" Stern Name by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
See if this helps. https://www.google.co.uk/search?q= style='background-color:yellow;'>lettering+fonts&oq=Lettering+fonts&aqs=chrome.0.0l6.61586j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8👍👍

"Surfury" Stern Name by luckybill Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 4 months ago
I expect that many modellers of this iconic craft encountered difficulty in painting the name on the stern (photo attached). Does anyone know if they used a specific font? Now that transfer sheets can be ink jet printed, it remains a difficult task to isolate the lettering for that would be an eventual easy application. Any other ideas? I would be pleased to hear anything on this subject! Thanks, Lucky Bill

Numbers and lettering for solent by KenThompson Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Check out BECC on line, they have most of the scale numbers/letters for your model. Prices aren’t bad either.

Numbers and lettering for solent by Mataroa Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi i nearly finished working on my Solent lifeboat just need to know what size is the Numbers on the superstrure and the size of the lettering for the name on the hull. Many thanks cliff

LED Tug Mast Navigation Lights by Pete Lieutenant   Posted: 5 months ago
Hello, Doug: Out of curiosity, did you remove the molded-on plastic ladder rungs from inside of the mast to gain more space for wires? Seeing your finished mast has shown me that it’s best to keep the original nav light locations. Having all 6 lights on the main mast will make it look too cluttered. With all of the lights switched on it’ll look like a light saber is jutting out of the pilot house roof. Do you know if there are standards governing the horizontal spacing of navigation lights? There should be, otherwise I’d think the lights could tend to overlap & look like one big light, especially in fog. BTW, the cables you added to the mast antennas look great. The smooth curve of the cables & the weather boots at the antenna connections add a lot of realism. Well done!👍🏻 Speaking of details, do you know if tugboats carry anchors? If so, what type? As far as I know the US Coast Guard requires every powered vessel to have at least one anchor. I see no reason why tugboats would be exempt from this rule. I’m glad you mentioned using a Tamiya sanding sponge as a means of removing the factory-applied lettering. There’s a model railroad technique I’ve used successfully where an ordinary pencil eraser & window cleaner are used to remove lettering. I’m sure it would work on my boat but I might not live long enough to get it finished. Shortly after I got the boat I ordered a cloth American flag & scale Plimsoll markings from BECC. Sadly BECC has gone out of business. Another good supplier goes around the bowl & down the hole. Sad. Regarding the winch again, your comments tell me that I may have misled you into thinking that my boat has a winch. It doesn’t, but I did say I’m planning to scratchbuild one. In fact, I’m going to sketch one out right after I post this message. Thanks, Pete

Vinyl lettering by Manofkent Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
Thanks for the tip. It so happens that my No2 son has the cutter device that runs off a pc so he is going to see about making a set. I know the size, so hope for the best.

Vinyl lettering by Flack Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
David Leftley Graphics 01295 270910

Vinyl lettering by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
Hi Manofkent (from a fellow man Of Kent! Folkestone😉) If you have an inkjet printer and the Bliss font on your PC (downloadable I expect) you can make your own decals, any scale you like, with printable decal film. For instance, found on Amazon- https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00835TC7Q/ref=pe_3044161_185740101... Must also be on Amazon UK. RM Logistic UK Limited 20 Carville Grove Wigan WN2 4NN GB I made the name decals for my Sea Scout with this, using Winword on the PC. Cheers, Doug 😎

Vinyl lettering by Flack Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
I have used David Leftley graphics for mine and found them to be superb. Speedline use him for the Shannon graphics. I will look for a contact number and post it later

Vinyl lettering by Manofkent Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
With the demise of Barry's Model Lettering, where can one get lettering for RNLI lifeboats? Whilst BECC do the Bliss Yellow for the stern lettering and also the Bliss shadow to make up name plates their lettering packs are still in the old font of Arial and for the bow and Wheelhouse roof legend it needs to be in Bliss Bold. Any ideas. I have contacted Dawson signs and Stickylettering but neither can/will do in Bliss font.

R.N.L.I. Concept Tug by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Nice job👍 RNLI lettering and Number next? 😎

LED Tug Mast Navigation Lights by Pete Lieutenant   Posted: 9 months ago
Hey, Doug: Regarding the “FET power transistors” you mentioned, I looked at the photo I took of my board again & as you pointed out, in one corner there are three identical components. Each one is black & has three leads soldered to the board. The one that’s completely visible has the letters “NEC” printed on its middle with “1357” centered below. Also, one of the leads has the number “38” printed above it. All of the characters are faint so I’ve attached two heavily enhanced blow-ups so you (hopefully) can see what I’m trying to describe. Please note that I boosted the black parts & the lettering so much that the other colors are no longer accurate. Thanks, Pete