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SkyLight! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 20 hours ago
The skylight is completed. But not glued in place yet! The picture in the middle show the skylight without detail. Because it has to be painted! I placed 1/4" squared pieces of wood to center the skylight assembly! I'm putting lights on my tug so now. I know where to place the switch! I'm placing it under the skylight! The skylight will be removable to gain access to the switches! The forth picture is of the underneath of the skylight. Just to show what it looks like. And how I used the squared pieces of wood. To center the skylight!

Main deck and cabin walls by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 day ago
Many Thanks MT, 👍 You're right! I've already marked out the 'hatch' on some 1.5mm mahogany to match the roof. Have to think about the surround, i.e. have a rummage through the bits box! But I reckon you're right again, it would look better with some sort of frame. Still haven't figured out what to do with the cockpit, or even what scale crew I should be looking for ... Help!😲 Re Cabin roof detail .. That's it for now, until I start fiddling with mast and lights an' such 😉 What did you want to know? I've got a ship's wheel ca 1", some chrome deck fittings and Skydive has given me some inspiration regarding the 'Pulpit' rail, apart from that ...... Ciao, Doug 😎 Just remembered; I've started cutting out some 1.5mm mahog strip to make the wooden handrails on the roof. More later 😊

LIGHTS ON THE LAKE by midnite Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 days ago
I assume this event was canceled as we had snow. If it was and is rescheduled will you let us know as I was looking forward to seeing it but didn't want to chance a trip to Dover in the snow.

Cabin roof mechanism by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
Hi MT, the 'common' supply lines could be used for running lights, which all come on together, via a tiny distribution board (e.g. Vero Board) set into the cabin roof. I'm contemplating a similar arrangement for my Sea Scout. In your case just make sure that there are no hinges / pivot points in the line. I.e. solder an extendable loop of wire to the last element of your lifting mechanism and connect this to the distribution board. If you want to fit separate roof mounted searchlights etc it gets more complicated, but doable I think. More power to your innovation, cheers Doug 😎

Cabin roof mechanism by mturpin013 Captain   Posted: 2 days ago
There are a couple more struts to add to the movable part and hopefully the skins will stiffen everything up how ever I've not yet decided if the skins need to be stronger than the supplied ply ones As for the electrical supply, tests to be carried out on multi plug connector but this depends on how many lights I have and if I want them independent of each other or I could use the lifting arm as they are brass and could be wired neatly at each pivot plate however this would only supply a common + and - supply, we will see.

Deck and navigation lights by Donnieboy Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
It's nice to get the little jobs out of the way and have them ready to install them at the right time.Helps in the long run.Makes construction go a little faster.

Deck and navigation lights by GrahamP74 Captain   Posted: 3 days ago
Little job just to pass the time!

Cabin Aft! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Cabin aft is now completed! I had to use a bit of Bondo (P38). To tidy up the seam that was left. From joining the two pieces of Balsa wood! The Balsa wood made it very easy to shape the cabin aft! The Port lights are optional in this kit. They give two more Port light, If you want to port them on. I used the measurements given then. I drew a circle with my compass. About 1/2" or so. I didn't have a 1/2" drill. So I improvised. I use a 1/32" drill. went around the circle. Then cut the balsa wood with my exacto! Then routed the hole with my Dremel! Next is the moulding that goes around the bottom of the cabin!

Cabin roof mechanism by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
That's a very clever design and we'll executed. Two concerns, the finished roof might be a little fragile and easily knocked, trust me, it happens 😱, particularly with the mast in place and the 'pantagraph' motion knocked out of alignment. Also, if you are doing working lighting for the mast, front and side nav lights and searchlight, how will you articulate the wiring to them neatly? Perhaps a self locating, on closure, multi pin connector? I'm sure you have already considered these points so I'll be interested to see how you engineer them. Keep up the great work 👍. Robbob.

Cabin Sides Glued in Place! by Donnieboy Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
I have the Jersey City also.I remotored it and am planning to put lights and sound into it.It's a nice running boat.The Brooklin is a good runner also.

Port lights in place! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
NOT that kind of ounces.........

Port lights in place! by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
SHSSSH! 😲 The web has ears!! 😁

Port lights in place! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
It has, I have 3 ounces left!

Port lights in place! by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
That was last weekend! At least the 'little green men' were out in force here last Sunday! 😉 The Kilkenny went down like liquid velvet 😜😁 BTW: I'm seeing reports on CNN here that 'Bondomania' has broken out in Connecticut!? 😲 Seems the DEA are investigating 😁

Port lights in place! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
It's St Patrick's day coming around the corner? Gives me an idea! Nah, never mind...