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arun 54 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Tug to rescue my other ships - yes 👍Lifeboat for the crew - 'ard luck 🤔 Good luck with the witches pipsteam 😉😉

Denatured Alcohol by marky Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
you can thin apoxy using the boiling water method fill a bucket or sink with boiling water put your apoxy in a tin (old soup)lower it into the boiling water and the apoxy will become less viscose ,you have to work quick as it will thicken as it cools you can also use a Bain Marie boiling water in the lower pot resin in the top one and steam until the desires thickness(a bit like melting chocolate) by using this method you dont change the chemical structure as you would if you used acetone

Jet Sprint Boat by Rod Commander   Posted: 10 days ago
Hi Wayne Can't have that lol Fitted engine and currently wiring up all the controls Has taken a bit longer than I thought because of my other projects like finishing Sovereign of the Seas and preparing RC Beaver for flight oh and trying to get a bit of oil painting finished off Who says retirement is boring lol I just keep running out of time not enough hours in the day We have a national model boat show on over labour weekend in October so I hope to have the jet finished by then but have to do some R and M on the Corvette and Amara tug steam engines before then as well Have posted latest pictures Cheers

Sea Queen refurbishment by colinhubbard Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi Boatshed, the Queen was treated with TRICLOROETHANE. Sorry can't divulge where but it was done in a laboratory by a guy who owed me a massive favour from when I was working. Even I don't know exactly how its done but sure worked. Wish I could get all my old boats done, as you I have many including an original fireboat from 1957. Also a Sea Urchin, and two Swordsman, a large launch from the early 60's Caroline is 56 inches, plus a 46 inch tug, about 8 other boats that need work, not to mention 5 sailing boats. Most of the fleet are used for displays at vintage and steam rally's. My wife and I spend the winters doing restoration work on models that get donated to us. Good night. Colin.

outboard steam boat by colinhubbard Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Super model, looks great fun, keep steaming. Colin.

outboard steam boat by lesliebreame Lieutenant   Posted: 15 days ago
Evening steaming on the river Barle on Exmoor last night. Was great till the prop hit a rock and luckily some wading girls brought it in for me!!! Good fun playing in the current. Les Breame

lighting by BOATSHED Commander   Posted: 15 days ago
Found this on the internet, hope this will help you . From early times, to avoid collisions, ships underway or at anchor by night carried at least a single lantern showing a white light. There seems to have been no fixed rule about the use of lights until 1824 when two white lights were required to be shown in ships navigating the canals of the Netherlands and Belgium. In 1845 coloured lights were authorized for this purpose. In that same year HMS COMET carried out experiments at Pithead with red, green and white lights, and 1847 Admiralty regulations called for all British steamships to be fitted in the approved manner. No such requirement existed for sailing vessels. After 1850 all steamships in the busy fairways of the open seas were required to show coloured lights by night. The colours red and green had been selected as the least likely to be confused. The French in 1863 instituted a practice of making the lights visible on the beam as well as ahead. This led to international agreement on the use of sidelights, visible through definite arcs. About the same time sailing vessels were first required to show red and green sidelights. Trinity House, the British pilotage authority, had ruled in 1840 that two steamships steaming toward each other by night, to avoid collision were each to alter course to starboard, thereby keeping the other ship on the port hand. The red light, indicating danger, was assigned to the side to be steered away from. A series of conference of the principal maritime nations has produced the International Regulations for Preventing collision at Sea, in which are embodied directions regarding lights, steering and sailing rules. In the most recent revision (1953) these are greatly clarified, and are made applicable to aircraft taxi-ing or alighting on water in ocean areas. Further revisions, drafted at the 1960 Safety of Life at Sea conference, will soon be brought into effect

copper boiler by marky Lieutenant   Posted: 20 days ago
hi Les ,loved the coal fired outboard will see if my brother still has the film of the pulse jet engine we built years ago after watching scrapheap challenge it was welded construction from steam pipe and bends a spark plug and a hoover as a blower and nearly burnt the shed down the noise was unbeleavable it sounded like a buzbomb it stood about 2ft high and went red hot in minutes if I remember correctly it was welded to a 200lb anvil to keep it still

copper boiler by lesliebreame Lieutenant   Posted: 21 days ago
Parts for my new boiler project which is to be coal fired and is a practice tig welding exercise for further work [ Gordons Clyde Puffer ] . Its mostly 1/8 material so will need plenty of amps although i am using Helium which will make it somewhat easier. The boiler will probably be going in a paddle steamer like the Medway Queen but we shall see later. I have so many projects on the go at once that it might be some time !! Les Breame

HMS Lightning by Cadet Seaman   Posted: 24 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 66" HMS Lightning Single Propellor (3 Blade 60mm) Direct Drive Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 12Amp/h Batteries - Comments: Restoration of a 5'6" hull, carved from the solid and nearing completion. Was once steam driven. Now electric. I have a load of pictures to show one day. It could be up to 100 years old, but I have no idea what the wood is except that it has a dull pink appearance and few knots. Pictures will have to wait until I have reminded myself how to put them on the computer, sorry. I think it was a "speedboat" when designed.

Flickering LED by EAGLE Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi I think you have got a flickering LED, they are used in old steam tug, to imitate oil lamps. I hope this helps. Dave

turbine by lesliebreame Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
And now for something different !!! My experimental coal fired steam turbine outboard boat on test for first time in the bath outside !! Stand back over there !!!

TANWEN by sandkb Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Nice little paddle steamer. I'd like to see a skipper in it .. would finish it off nicely.

Steaming ply- good idea or not? by Peter47 Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
So glad they worked for you, have been back to PB site and added link to all folders on OneDrive as well as google+, just to cover all the bases. Thanks for the idea 😁. Most of her cargo LCAs and LCMs and launch ramps, I did in mainly plastic card, bar the Keel of the LCAs were constructed in balsa, for ease. One or two of the LCAs had plywood sides & deck, but which even I couldn't say 😋

Steaming ply- good idea or not? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Excellent, worked perfectly 👍 You sure put a lot of work and detail into her! Hats off! 😉 Doug 😎