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Trent class lifeboat by dragon Captain   Posted: 2 months ago
best bet is Jackie at model slipway

Spare parts by Jerry1 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
I have emailed Model Slipway this afternoon, will let you if a get a answer

Guestbook Post by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
I signed on in January this year and was amazed at how many projects are on the go.The advice that is being offered so freely makes me feel good about this site.The quality of workmanship that people are showing is amazing.As soon as my obligations are completed I will get back to my building of the Model Slipway kit of the Shamrock. Don from Toronto.

Fire boat by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Kevin. Welcome to the forum. A resin fittings kit for the 1:16 (34.5 inch) fireboat is available from SLEC: http://www.slecuk.com/balsa-wood/Crash-Tender-Fiting-Kit-PR8... They are made from styrene and are consequently won't add too much additional weight. There is also a white metal fitting kit available from Model Slipway: http://www. style='background-color:yellow;'>modelslipway.com/fittings/crashtender/crash%20tender%20fittings.htm This set looks more comprehensive and will add a bit more weight but will be much sturdier. Not forgetting the range of 1:16 fittings available from the 'Model Shop' on this site.👍 I hope that's helpful. Robbob.

Al Khubar 2 by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Really well built model of the Slipway kit. The detail is really good and some excellent pics. I see you put a raised coaming round the rear deck opening, should keep the water out. Congratulations on finishing. Have you another project in mind?

Building base boards. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Hi Granpa, that's a 'skirting board' in UK! 😉 Colin means a Building board. Like your own model slipway. Though I'm not sure what is to be adjustable!? 😲 Cheers Doug 😎

Enterprize by robtroi Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
[Score: 8/10] Single Propellor Direct Drive Powered by NiCad (7.2v) Batteries - Comments: This is a model slipway club 500 boat

Propulsion Hegi Revell Fairplay V tug model by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi Radiosailor I was not familiar with the model so have just searched. The Tug forum http://modeltugforum.com/ has an article by a member who did some mods. If you register you can see the pics and ask for advice. Regarding fixed or steerable nozzles they both work better than a standard prop. For maximum effect the steerable works best and this will certainly be the case with a single prop. I have had both types on tugs but mine were twin screw and I could turn both on the spot with independent motor control. From the motors you have I suspect the Xdrive 555 may have the best torque which as Doug said is best for Tugs. There are several suppliers but without knowing any measurements it's difficult to point you to a specific site. It should make into a nice model and will certainly look the part on the water. If you look on Model Slipiway's web site http://www. style='background-color:yellow;'>modelslipway.com/ they have a kit Al Khubar and AZIZ which are twin Kort. There are links to build blogs for the AZIZ which may be useful. Model Boats and MMI also had featured articles on builds for Al Khubar.

Al Khubar 2 by Welshsailor Petty Officer   Posted: 9 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 28"/10000g Al Khubar 2 Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 120mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 50mm) Geared to a Torpedo 500 (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (6v) 7Amp/h Batteries - Comments: This is a Model Slipway kit of a series of 3 tugs built in 1976. In 1977 she struck a submerged object and sank but was subsequently salvaged. Last known Lloyds record was in 2002 being operated by Grandi Lavori – Fincosit S.p.a. Genova. Al Khubar 1 was destroyed in 1990 in the Iraq/Kuwait conflict. Al Khubar 3 is still operating, having been convered to tug/dredger working under the name of Flat Holm.

1/20th scale Patrol boat by rossiter Petty Officer   Posted: 9 months ago
I have recently bought an old Model Slipway, 1/20th Vosper Kawkab class patrol boat, and I've been trying to find suitable figures to fit without success, I assume they should be approx 80-90mm. Any ideas please? Thanks in advance.

Tamar motor help by alan50 Petty Officer   Posted: 9 months ago
Hi all Just got around to start building a Modelslipway 1/16 Tamar . This being my first model boat and RC I am at a loss to what motors to fit . I would prefer to install conventional brushed motors ,but the ones recommended a few years ago 600 eco are no longer available Would be grateful for any proven recommendations ,or any easy setup using brushless without cooling . Trying to keep it simple and not too expensive Thanks in advance for any comments .

Deceased members fleet No4 by kmbcsecretary Admiral   Posted: 10 months ago
Here we have the model slipway Maggie M again finished to a high standard looking for offers around £300 please PM me for more info and contact details

Deceased members fleet No2 by kmbcsecretary Admiral   Posted: 10 months ago
Here we have the model slipway Conserver again finished to a high standard looking for offers around £225 please Pm me if would like further info or contact details

Trent kit by Arun Petty Officer   Posted: 10 months ago
Unmade model lifeboat kit of a Model Slipway 1:16 Trent kit,this kit is still new in box,untouched £350 (07753 25564) collection only from lincolnshire,text me ( I work nights and I might be driving)

Model slipway tsekoa 2 by Inkoust Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 10 months ago
Hat down, one of the nice pieces. Beautiful work and great details. 👍👍👍😲