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Sea Queen refurbishment by EAGLE Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi It must be something about this month, charging a lipo all went well, charge finished, felt just warm, tidied up, slipped battery into holder and went my tot, next thing the smoke alarm went off, got it on shovel and outside. First one in our street with fireworks, so scratch one Thames water taxi, and a blo***ng of swbo, all a wright off. Regards Dave 😭😭😭

Talisman by sigfortunata Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 23" Talisman Single Propellor (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a 500 (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) Batteries - Comments: Based on a scaled (1/32) up Glyn Guest "Talisman Fishing Boat", plan scratch built ply hull. I've added extra detail topside. Sails well with a long long run time on a 12v 7.2Mah SLA battery

hanley by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
[Score: 8/10] 28"/700g hanley Capable of 4mph Single Propellor (3 Blade 40mm) Direct Drive to a tape drive (3 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 2Amp/h Batteries - Comments: scratch built stand off model of uss handley i believe cant find the plans i used to confirm the correct name, the hull is 3mm balsa for the sides covered with 1mm white card, the bottom is 5 mm balsa. scratch built propeller 3mm shaft and tube to match , scratch built propeller and rudder and fittings, the boat was painted with 4coats of enamelspray primer and 4 coats of light grey enamel with a black bottom.

yacht by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
[Score: 10/10] 26"/900g yacht Powered by NiMH (6v) 2Amp/h Batteries - Comments: totally scratch built from online plans, hull and frames 3mm hard balsa overed in the bosses tights, 4 coats of sand and seal, followed by 8 coats of yacht varnish, this has produced a rigid and very light hull. 3mm ply keel and home made 600gramm bulb, home made mast, mylar 45 micron sails goose neck and rudder.

SCRATCH FISHING BOAT by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Thanks for the compliment, never put your model making down, we all get better with practice, had lots of advice from my fellow modellers and many learn from the many mistakes along the way

SCRATCH FISHING BOAT by merchant67 Apprentice   Posted: 7 days ago
That is a beautiful model. Wish I could be as good!!! Mine are a little less professional! Regards

SCRATCH FISHING BOAT by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
thanks for that it is a wrench to let it go but need the space regards

SCRATCH FISHING BOAT by Brucef102 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 8 days ago
Great looking boat

pt boat by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
I am having a clear out to make room for my new project, so have for sale my scratch built pt boat, the hull is a resized to 29" from a eezebilt plan. all the deck fittings were copied as good as I could get it from drawings and photos on line. it is fitted with two 2200 kv out runner motor, two contra rotating 30mm propellers an two 10 amp forward reverse speed controllers. it can be run with either two 7.2 volt or single 7.2 volt batteries using the adaptor cable which will be included. i have no idea what its worth so lets say £85 ono I have sailed it less than 4 hoursto fast for me. open to reasonable offers collection advised from lincoln but could meet alf way if required

SCRATCH FISHING BOAT by basilsdad Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
I have for sale my model fishing boat which was scratch built from a model boat magazine plan, forgot who designed it though. it is built from balsa for the hull sides covered in a pair of the bosses tights before sealing and painting.The stern and deck are ply then painted to seal. all the deck and cabin fittings are scratch built from photoes fokund on line. it is quite heavy about 10Lb of lead if I remember correctly, the length is 30" by 16" to keel bottom and beam 9", fitted with a 12v to 14V motor, 70 mm prop. Batteries and 320 amp fan cooled speed controller included, currently running off 12v 6 amp batteries. space needed for new project £150 collection from Lincoln would be advisable due to size and weight. But could meet up if the distance is reasonable

Crash Tender Shaft Tube Poistion by neilmc Commander   Posted: 10 days ago
Dave I won't take any photos yet as it's literally just the hull. You may remeber last year you provide loads of help on my plywood delamination issue and the build blog is still there which shows me reducing her to nothing and making new superstructure side from scratch. The rest of her is in boxes 😂😂😂😂

Miss England 6 by Novagsi0 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
Miss england boat with homemade sound unit copied from Alan Bond's design, but modified for V8 sound. Scratch built to represcent the water speed boats that ran on conistan water with seagrave.

Balsa Boat 1970's made to Model Boat plans. by Novagsi0 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
Old boat of my fathers built from scratch in balsa wood, and fibre glassed inside. Use to run a small diesel engine, I took over it and initially put an Orbit 805 motor in then later a better spec model car motor 545/550 water cooled. Finally I swapped it for a 1.25cc glow engine and this video demonstrates the speed with the glow engine. Was almost too fast for the hull, tight turns caused it to nose dive, and plane/wobble badly on its side. Great fun and cheap to run.

Crash Tender Shaft Tube Poistion by neilmc Commander   Posted: 15 days ago
Cheers Doug just jotted down what I need to do good idea as will save some head scratching come the weekend 😁😁 Dave understood on skeg and oiler in think my problem is I see something and decide it's a good idea which like you hinted adds more problems which will then put me off again and another year later I'm back with more questions lol.😃😃😃

HMS Erebus by Gdaynorm Lieutenant   Posted: 15 days ago
[Score: 8/10] 51" HMS Erebus Capable of 1mph and a runtime of 60mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 25mm) Direct Drive Powered by NiCad (7.2v) Batteries - Comments: Scratch built using Admiralty drawings from Greenwich and miscellaneous photos. Hull carved from basswood, as are her boats. Guns turned brass, main armament mount in basswood turret. Bridge tower anf funnel tinplate, rigging and aerials steel guitar strings. Sails well and steers remarkably easily considering her beam. Logged hours on construction 611, not including research.