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Ardent by ModelHover Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
[Score: 10/10] 36" Ardent Single Propellor Direct Drive to a 380 - Comments: This is a motor sailer built from a Marine Modelling plan. Similar in looks to a Broads sailer. has a wide beam so can withstand a lot of buffeting.

INTERNATIONAL MODEL BOAT SHOW by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
The International Model Boat Show 2018 returns to the Warwickshire Event Centre from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November 2018. Regarded as one of the UK’s leading marine modelling exhibitions, make sure you put the dates in your diary now! http://www.modelboatshow.co.uk/

Margam park marine modelling club by Gbmerlin Seaman   Posted: 3 months ago
Club is 25 yrs old we sail on Thursday morning and Sunday morning, we sail all types of posts, we have club 500 racing,sailing racing, We have two large shows on may, and August bank holidays .we visit many events around the country, and run a very popular have a go boats for children , form more info 07914537387.

Gwen M Model Yacht by ModelHover Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Has anyone built a schooner (or skipjack) named Gwen M from the Marine Modelling plan No.MAR 2556 and featured in their magazine in the July 1996 issue ? I am trying to ascertain the weight of the lead keel and how it is fixed. Also I am looking for photos of the interior of the cabin to show the arrangement of servos for rudder and sails. This project has been sold on so replies no longer needed, thanks.

Sea Queen by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
sidley70, you can use anything you like really. Subtle, rather than flash for a boat like a Sea Queen. We didn't have much flash in those days! Except for front wing ornaments for Mk 2 Consuls If you look at any period advertising it will probably have the original fittings shown on any pictures. Whilst Mersey Marine (THE period fittings company) are sadly no more, there are basic fittings available from Cornwall Models, etc. I also saw quite a few on ebay, but do yourself a favour and have a look on the Modelling Timbers website....http://www.modellingtimbers.co.uk/1.html The guy who runs it is an absolute gentleman and you will not find better quality or lower prices anywhere. Despite coming from the Isle of man his return postage is excellent. He is very friendly on the phone too. If he doesn't have it, you can also get excellent quality, service and prices from RBModels in Poland. I have bought very good model railway stuff from them, but I noticed that they also do model boat stuff. Being a tight wad I tend to make all mine that I can't get from Modelling timbers. Cheers, Martin

Controls problem by malcolmstroud Petty Officer   Posted: 8 months ago
I went along to Bury Metro Marine Modelling Society and got some good advice from a chap called Peter (may not be the same one...) Thank you. The upshot is I'll be swapping the dodgy App-driven Tx/Rx for a proper one. And why did I buy an unbuilt trawler model? Well the 2ch radio control will come in handy as a test setup anyway!

Controls problem by Rookysailor Commander   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi Malcolm, Noticed your in Todmorden, we have a couple of people from there in our boat club, we would welcome you and your problems at our club, you can visit either Wednesday morning of better still Sunday morning 9:00am till 13:00pm. BMMMS - BURY METRO MARINE MODELLING SOCIETY Clarence park lido, Bury. http://bmmmsuk.yolasite.com/ Hope that helps to solve your problem. Good Luck, 👍 Peter

Various PLans for sale by merchant67 Seaman   Posted: 8 months ago
I have the following plans available for sale:- Tug Jan by SMB-Bauplan 1:25 two sheets £12.50 MV Benarty by Nexus Plans 1/96 six sheets £25.00 Clan Ross by Martins Models 1/96 two sheets £15.00 SS Jason by Model Maker Plans service 1/16" to 1 foot 2 sheets £15.00 International 6 metre Class model yacht by Marine Modelling 1 sheet £10.00 Fairey Marine Huntsman by Vic Smeed 1 1/2" to 1 foot two sheets £15.00 ClochLight Clyde Puffer Model Maker plans 7 sheets £25.00 SS Chelford 3 island Steamer 1/8" to 1 foot 3 sheets £15.00 Associazione Navimodellisti Bolognesi Agip Livorno Scale 1:200 5 sheets £20.00 Any one interested or would like to make an offer please let me know. Many Thanks

Bargain Tomkat by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 12 months ago
Great aquisition.There was an article either in Model Boats or Marine Modelling International.They did a few modifications to it.

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 12 months ago
Hi , thames sailing barge model pages> http://barge.homeunix.org/index.php/home some discussion about Thames sailing barges you can find here >http://www.modelboats.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=95328 http://barge.homeunix.org/index.php/barge-building/15-build-... < by R.Chesney Magazines. Model boats 2007 nr 7 tsb Celia Jane model tuning Model Boats 2013-11 tsb finless little models Marine Modelling international 2014 nr 7-9 tsb Veronica Marine Modelling international 2016 nr07 tsb Westmoreland

Fast Patrol Launch by wunwinglo Lieutenant   Posted: 1 year ago
This Fast Patrol Launch was originally built by me and my father in'62/3 It was my entry into marine modelling. Initially free-running with a tiny old school blue-cased Mabuchi, it was never 'fast' -as a result it was recomisioned several times over the years but remained dull. In 2013, it was refitted yet again but this time she got a nice potent brushless and a full array of lights. Now she goes very well here at the Oxford lake.

Blackpool Model Show by ilewis Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 year ago
Current list of clubs & individual exhibitors attending goes as follows (although there might still be late additions) Blackpool & Fylde Model Boat Club Fleetwood Model Yacht & Power Boat Club Bury Metro Marine Modelling Society Rawdon Model Boat Club Mutual Model Boat Society Heywood North West Model Shipwrights North West Scale Model Boat Club The Ribble Model Boat Club Sevenoaks Scale Model Club Ribble Valley Radio Controlled Truck Club Southport Model Boat Club Teeside Model Boat Club The Hull Model Boat Group Kirklees Model Boat Club Manchester Armoured Division Durham RC Truck & RC Construction Club Lifeboats Enthusiasts Society The Surface Warship Association The Vintage Model Yacht Group National Association of Road Transport Modellers John Dowd Michael Rudd John (Amos) Hamer John Eva Dave Scott

Best Tx systems for boats by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi All, don't think that that is quite what Nick meant! Most TX/RX sets nowadays are full of tricks and mixers for the fly boys; first setup question: 'Fixed wing or rotary?' for example! So - Nick: essentially it doesn't matter what you use (except the 35MHz rule of course!) but modifying all the aircraft mixer routines to suit boats is not for the faint hearted or novice. Therefore for your purposes I would recommend a relatively simple 2 to 4 channel set intended for trucks and cars. That gives you the basic control functions, including motor reverse, plus possibility to control a few specials, lighting or sound (horns) for instance. 2.4GHz is the future, but not without it's own pitfalls, as you've already discovered 🤔 I still use my old MC-10 40MHz set; - a) Cos it still works 👍😉 b) It's quick to set up for trials of a new boat or function, 👍 c) the more people move to 2.4GHz the less chance I have of getting any interference! 👍😊 (I have several TX/RX crystal sets anyway 😊 Bought up anything I could find locally the last few years) d) One of my models is a submarine! e) It can also store the setup configuration for 20 models. 👍 f) has no binding rigmarole. 👍👍 Cheers and very happy modelling / sailing, Doug 😎

SG&K 1920 Gentlemans Runabout Mk2 by lhpen Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
The plan is availible for SG&K 22' Gentleman's Runabout from trapletshop.com/marine-plans (the people who publish Marine Modelling Magazine)and is priced £14.98.

Book by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi Marky The books suggested are a good starting point but like most things electronic the modern equipment is far different from that seen in most books on the subject. The basic principles may be the same but the Tx/Rx will be from the period when the book was originally published. As well as the books suggested it might help if you were to buy a copy of Model Boats or Marine Modelling International to see what is currently available and how current kit is used and installed. It can be daunting when you first start out but you can always post a topic on the Forum to seek help. Dave