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>> Home > Tags > pool

Quiet day at the lake. by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Location is Sugwas Pools, country park. Stretton Sugwas. England. Good pictures on Google earth or Google maps.

The Smoke Stack by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
Partly completed smoke stack. No, your not seeing things! Dumas has used what looks like a Paper tower holder spool! As the smoke stack for the Tug Brooklyn! No I'm not kidding, Really a paper towel spool. Only it has a wax finish to the outer surface! Then they made the pop rivet band out of clear plastic. Had to use 200 watts of light to see the cuting lines. But I was able to cut in some what of a straight line! You can see I placed them about 2" apart! After you paint the smoke stack. The bands will come out as part of the details! Got to give a thanks to RNinMunich! Doug the white bands you see on the smoke stack. Those were what I needed the measurements for! Thanks Again!

1:30 scale tug boat by GARTH Captain   Posted: 19 days ago
Well this Friday ,Sat.& Sunday our club had a static display at the Mount Hope museum . We thought we could put a pool up but that was cancelled so it was a limited display . So I continued with the tug boat I started last week & pretty much finished her . So that's all folks .

Inner Wheel by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 5/10] 32"/3500g Inner Wheel Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a Graupner 700 x 2 (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Hobbywing (150Amps) ESC - Comments: She is a 1/12th semi scale Brede model of the Poole lifeboat used for many years. She is constantly being modified and improved.

HMS Liverpool - HarryH by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Evenin' Harry, which Liverpool? There were at least seven!😉 Cheers Doug 😎

HMS Liverpool by HarryH Seaman   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 5/10] Powered by Lead Acid (6v) Batteries - Comments: Currently in build semi-kit/scratch build

Day at the pool by Donnieboy Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
nice models.It's also great to have somewhere to run in the winter.

RNLI Hartlepool by Thebuffs1 Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 10/10] 16" RNLI Hartlepool Twin Propellors Direct Drive Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) Batteries - Comments: Converted billing boat us coast guard to Scout lifeboat

displaying at vintage and steam rallies. by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Just a few of my boats on display at shows last year. Its great being able to talk about ones hobby and get others interested. Some of the shows supply a small paddling pool so I can let youngsters have a go. Hope to see more of you at shows in the future. I usually take about 20/30 models and on 2 day shows change the display on the 2nd day. And my wife usually takes about 250 die-cast model lorries and buses. Along with a 1.76th scale circus for her display.

Liverpool Pilot Boats by commanderprice Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
More pics

Liverpool Pilot Boats by commanderprice Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Thomas Brocklebank

Liverpool Pilot Boats by commanderprice Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi john, I have a Liverpool pilot boat, it's the Thomas Brocklebank

Liverpool Pilot Boats by John-Cleator Seaman   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi, Does anybody know if there are any models of Liverpool pilot boats for sale anywhere.😉

34" Crash Tender - prop / rudder type by pmdevlin Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi peter, do you want a brass 3 blade prop for cosmetic reasons, if so they do look nice. I did extensive testing with my 3 foot fireboat using brushed, then brushless motors, and then prop testing. I was using eagle tree data logging for watts, amps, gps speed etc. The plastic two blade cheap as chips props actually produce similar readings to the more expensive brass 3 blades. Personally, as you are at the "guess work" stage, just use the plastic two blade ones, but use "x" pitch, standard wont give you the speed. Get a few sizes, 30, 35 40 mm and test. When you have the optimum set up you can then go to the expense of the brass prop. I sent Simon Higgins (ex prop shop) my readings and he made a specific prop for my boat, its a 35mm cleaver 3 blade. He has his own company now but I've forgotten what it is! He was at Blackpool last year so someone might have the list of traders. His props are balanced and one piece, very nice. I also experimented with a belt driven gearbox. The set up I have at the minute is this motor overkill really! but my 3 footer is an original very heavy aerokits boat.

MV TEAKWOOD by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Most of the deck equipment such as winches and bollards, is standard freighter fare. The deck layout is typical of a vessel of this type and vintage, as are the masts and rigging. There will be little of interest to report until the first water test is planned in about 6 weeks when will get access to an indoor pool.Will hold any further blog updates until then unless something unusual occurs .