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USCGC Yocona WMEC 168 by haleskevin Petty Officer   Posted: 8 days ago
Build started a month or so ago. Scratch build from USCG plans from CG museum Northwest. Basswood frame, strip construction, polystyrene super structure. Props are for show right now, but it will steam someday.

HMNZS Te Kaha by Rod Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 10 days ago
Scratch built model of New Zealand Frigate completed 17 years ago Sailed well but now ready for refit with new engines and more modern RC fittings Will complete a Build Blog when I commence the refit

HMS Renown, HMS King George V and DKM Z39 by reilly4 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 10 days ago
These 3 boats are scratchbuilt by 3 separate builders. Renown was only recently launched. All are 1/72 scale.

OSA 2 Scratch Build Missile Boat by tomarack Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi, for OSA gun armament look please at > AK 230 gun in Google, interesting link .. https://www.liveleak.com/view? i=8dc_1310664262 and rockets used for this class were Termit missiles > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ P-15_Termit ( GRAU: 4K40, NATO: SS-N-2 Styx ) Tom

OSA 2 Scratch Build Missile Boat by tomarack Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi, do not forget to ask Uncle Google > russian Osa class missile boat .. ..and Wiki, of course. There are two versions of AA armament. For further questions I will answer. Of course, there are some better drawings, unfortunately I do not have these . Wishing success Tom

OSA 2 Scratch Build Missile Boat by Dainesh Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 12 days ago
Hello my Friend, Finally somebody build Russian boat on this website. This was my first boat, I learnt how to built a boat from scratch. I have the plans and the detailed drawings 😁

Barnett Class Lifeboat Plans by Robby Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
Hi, I'm trying to get of some plans for a 52ft barnett class lifeboat to scratch build from. I have got some sections ones from the RNLI but they have closed their shop so I'm no longer able to get the other plans in order to build the hull (the one's that show the profile of the hull from the side). Any help would be appreciated. Robby

OSA 2 Scratch Build Missile Boat by clogboy Seaman   Posted: 13 days ago
Received the MB March edition in the mail yesterday. I was pleasantly surprised Dave Wooley decided to scratch build a Russian OSA 2 Missile Boat. I started a similar project late last year. Like Dave, I had no plans and only very few photos (only pictures from the static plastic Merit kit). My hull is a modified version of Glynn Guest's MTB (MB2009 edition). The hull is enlarged by 15% from the original plan, the additional front deck of the Vosper MTB is eliminated plus I modified the top half of the hull to obtain a more "v" shaped look. Model is all balsa and hull is cured with old panty hose and resin. First tests in pond were positive, aside from Antenna breaking off on maiden voyage. Superstructure need further work but might wait till I see Dave's ideas for further inspiration. I've got 2 other models in my dock yard so plenty on hands anyway. Cheers from Newcastle Australia. J.

Ayton cross or as close as.. by sonar Lieutenant   Posted: 25 days ago
I bought a used hull of the Ayton Cross and look all over the internet for some plans but found none. I did find a lot of images though. I bought most if not all of the fittings and since have decided that the way to go is to make what you can from what I can get hold of. So all other model boats are and will be scratch made. I have two on the burner at the moment. Anyway some of the Ayton Cross looks right some of it does not. But I can always do it again as I hopefully get a little better. This one again is awaiting Ballast and it will be ready to go. I fitted two Engel 12 volt motors and made the mounts in grp then Laminated them into position.. Everything has been hand painted and slightly aged . The bow thruster was made using some household plumbing pipe a small propshaft Again home made and it works very well. Something to play with as I build hopefully better.

Edward . M. Cotter by GARTH Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 8/10] 39" Edward . M. Cotter Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 60mins Single Propellor (4 Blade 70mm) Direct Drive to a Johnson (4 Blade) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 4Amp/h Batteries - Comments: The real fire boat is stationed in Buffalo New York . This fire boat visits Port Colborne on Lake Erie every year for Canal Days & because the model boat club I'm in sets up a display at the museum in town I decided to build a scratch build of this boat I used the prints of the Sequin Midwest tug for the hull & Internet photos for details. I used the tops of Lepages glue bottle to simulate the Monitor on the decks I'm real proud of them.

Sweet ❤️ ❤️❤️ Heart by Grandpa Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
You have seen it being built. Now it is done. A Nor-Star Kingfisher kit but with some scratch building too. Because of the motor being longer than how the kit was originally designed, the second bulkhead was altered. I am running it with two 2400 Ni-MH 7.2 batteries, a Futoba servo, on a 2.4 GHz Spektrum.

Schnellboot & Fairmile D by andyhynes Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Excellent boats. i have scratch built a vosper 510 1/24 scale known as the long boat. Im also building a 73" vosper 379 which has become a bit of a project? Its a bit big and i am not looking for trying to sail it in my local pond. last time i tried it i nearly chucked myself in the pond to the delight of some onlookers.

King-Fisher changes made by Robert Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Grandpa, If you go back through the build logs to 2009 you will find my build log for the Kingfisher. I first made one when I was a school boy many years ago and later came across the plans at my parents house and decided I would try and scratch build from the plans but with a few minor mods (dump the hard chine in favour of laminate strip). Its a great little boat and is very stable in high speed turns. On mine I made the bench seat a drop in accessory and opened up the bulkhead to aford extra space for the motor connections. I'm now running a Speed 600 on eight cells and its got a nice turn of speed. https://model-boats.com/builds /view/23/2 Robert

MV VELARDE by RHBaker Captain   Posted: 2 months ago
Have decided to build this ship as my next project, using a Deans Marine GF hull. Will scratch build from there on. The are very few details of this ship available on the net, probably because the vessel was built in Germany. Has anybody else built a model of this ship and have any advise or suggestions before I start to do the planning? Thanks

Mersey Ferry RC workingModel by 4clubs Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
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