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Constellation by circle43nautical Commander   Posted: 23 hours ago
BRAVO ZULU! Very fine replica sir. As small boy, I invested many hours in the basement on Dad's workbench to construct the Revell plastic kit of USS CONSTITUTION. I remember the detail of that model and subsequent plastic & wooden builds, so I can fathom the painstaking effort it involved to create this work of art. Thank you. FAIR WINDS & FOLLOWING SEAS

wheelhouse by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
So whilst the hull saga continues ,thought I would do some work on the wheelhouse deck funnels are the tube that gas welding rods come in ,3D printed the vent cowls long live thingyverse ,the rails are 1.6mild steel gas welding rod and the stanchions 20mm x1.6mm split pins soldered at the joints ,the only colour mentioned in the book was yellow funnels so went for a subtle matt shade rather than bright gloss used the same colour for the vents

Model Boats Magazine October November 1986 by Skydive130 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Thanks Doug, I have a print subscription, so may not be able to access, will try though. If that fails, if anyone has the ability to download and print those 2 articles I would be most greatful

Model Boats Magazine October November 1986 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hallo Sy, without a subscription number I'm afraid you won't get access 🤔 "The online archive of Model Boats magazine is available exclusively to Print + Digital and Digital subscribers and lets you: Turn the pages of your favourite magazine online Access back issues Search for favourite articles Access the latest issue as soon as it is published" Cheers Doug 😎

British S-class Submarine by Bryan-the-pirate Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 9 days ago
where is the hayling lake? great lookng sub too

Another model shop to close. by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
Guilty as charged Ken 😭 But then the few model shops left in Bavaria seem to be all aircraft / heli / drone oriented 🤔 Any half decent boaty shops are in north Germany near the coast (must be the salt air!😉) But there are several excellent on-line shops specialising in boats / subs and associated electronic modules. Cheers, Doug 😎

Prop Shaft Grease by reilly4 Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
I tried a few different grades of oil and found that if the inside end of the prop tube is close to or below the waterline then some water always seemed to enter the boat, as well as leaving an oil slick in the lake. You also need an oiler tube. Light grade marine grease - whilst offering some friction initially soon eases off on the friction (via a quick run-in), whilst offering a good seal. I have ships, patrol boats and submarines and they all have marine grease. I re-grease the prop tubes/shafts once a year for the frequently used models and others once every few years. I also tried Lithium grease, but it always remains sticky and so does the friction load. In most cases this is great grease except for prop shafts. Choose what ever you are happy with.

Letting off Steam by mactin Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
I really havnt got a clue where Im going with this! its not even clockwork..... or a submarine! www.mclarenclockworksubmarines.com

Fender addition by Novagsi0 Commander   Posted: 21 days ago
(Boaty) I remember about 20 years she did make a set of sails for a boat I had. She also made clothes for figures we had on a Swordsman boat still at home on the shelf. Was 4 stroke petrol so not used anymore (photo attached , Kiwi Engine). drifted off subject but interesting enough. Stephen.

Voltage step down by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 24 days ago
Agreed Dave👍 A 10 cell NiMH would be my solution, or depending on type of boat; size, weight, performance demands, motor current etc possibly a 12V SLA or 2 x 6V SLA. I use the latter very happily in my 140cm destroyer and 100cm submarine and can tap off 6V for various low current ancillary functions. Will also do the same with my Graf Spee and Belfast refits - provides useful ballast as well 😉 Cheers Doug 😎

Totnes Castle 1894 by hammer Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
Drawn the plans on the sub deck, no problems there. Started the plating always work from the stern, unfortunately the most difficult part. But if I can manage here should be no problems with the rest. Cleaned off the tin with brake cleaner, before & after shown. Work will be delayed a little as I have my nurses uniform on again. My wife has just had her 5th opp in 4 years, if I can look after her half as god as she looks after me I will be doing ok.

Christmas Ads On TV by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
Hi Doug it's ad on TV showing Paddington helping Santa deliver gifts. Don't know about the stolen goods bit though. I've got a provisional ops date of 11th Dec subject to a validation

1/30 scale fireman figures by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
Hola Bob, probably the nearest you will find is 1:24 / 25 or 32. Here a possible source- https://www.preiser-figuren.de/shop.php?mode=search&lang=de&... style='background-color:yellow;'>submit= You can save yourself the painting effort, but it costs! Quadruples the price 😡 Cheers Doug 😎

CG-40564 by circle43nautical Commander   Posted: 29 days ago
[Score: 9/10] 35"/4500g CG-40564 Capable of 15mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (4 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a 775 JOHNSON-TYPE 6-12V (4 Blade) Powered by NiMH (8.4v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through HOBBYWING (15Amps) ESC - Comments: DUMAS 1:14 USCG 40' UTB. REPRESENTING US COAST GUARD UTILITY BOAT CG-40564, WHICH CAPSIZED DURING A RESCUE ATTEMPT ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER BAR ON 17 JAN 1961. HER CREW WAS FORTUNATELY RESCUED. SHE WAS ASSISTING CG-52301, A 52' TYPE F WOODEN MLB, WHICH FOUNDERED WITH THE LOSS OF ALL HANDS. IT REMAINS THE WORST SMALL BOAT RESCUE DISASTER IN COAST GUARD HISTORY. THIS IS AN UNUSUAL SCALE BALSA PLANK-ON, COVERED BY 2 OZ FIBERGLASS. I USED MINWAX POLYURETHANE FOR AN ALTERNATE TO RESIN, WHICH TURNED OUT WELL, AND CAN BE DONE WITH MINIMAL VENTILATION. WITH BIRCH PLY DECK & CABINS, 1/8" SCRIBED SHEATHING COVERS THE DECK BOW TO STERN AND MAHOGANY TRIM LEFTOVER FROM ANOTHER DUMAS KIT IN MY SCALE SHIPYARD. STOCK D/C FITTINGS WITH SOME SUPPLEMENTAL PREMADE AND HANDMADE ITEMS. SHE FEATURES TWIN RABOESCH 4-BLADE WIDE FLUKE WHEELS AND MATCHING RUDDERS; WORKING HATCHES WITH STOWAGE AREA FOR ANCHOR & TOWLINE, LIGHTHOUSE 9V LED NAV LIGHTS AND FLASHING LED LAW ENFORCEMENT BLUE LIGHT (RC CONTROLLED). I'M ADDING A MOUNT FOR A SCALE BROWNING M2 50 CAL THAT I WAS ABLE TO PRODUCE ON MY 3D PRINTER. THAT'S AN ADVENTURE IN ITSELF. THIS WAS MY FIRST REAL PLANK ON BULKHEAD, AND BALSAWOOD CAN BE A LIL TRICKY, BUT WILL ALWAYS BE THE STANDARD OF WHICH I COMPARE ALL MY SUBSEQUENT BUILDS. MY FATHER BUILT RC AIRCRAFT, AND ALWAYS PREACHED THAT YOU SHOULD OVERBUILD IN ORDER TO SURVIVE A CRACK-UP AND FLY ANOTHER DAY! THAT'S MY CREED WITH BOATS. OVERBUILD!!! THANK YOU DAD! BTW-FYI-MR. ARNOLD PALMER WAS A US COAST GUARDSMAN (YM3) 1950-53

Underwater obstructions (dumped rubbish) by boaty Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
😁You certainly got it right Onetenor. Water does appear an attraction to persons who want to dump rubbish . I came across this once when sailing on a lake in a Liverpool park. My boat appeared to stall then suddenly regained forward motion but a little bit slower. When I brought it in, the prop was badly chewed up and there were scrape marks along the bottom of the hull. Guess it made contact with some submerged object that should have not been there. Hopefully technology would provide us with an answer one day; miniature sonar at an affordable price. Boaty