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Universal Model Show by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Good quality mix from the show, missed Dave M, but will get him next time, the coppers face when gripped by a Stormtrooper was a picture!!!! most of the traders were IPMS, but there is a lot of stuff which crosses over to boats. Mark

Universal Model Show by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
South Cheshire Militaire Universal Model Show 2018 February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm GMT Malbank 6th Form College, Welsh Row, Nantwich, CW5 5HD Our 35th annual South Cheshire Militaire show is open to the public and is very family friendly – all are welcome! All kinds of models are covered including military, figures, aircraft, ships, railways, science fiction, wargames, flying aircraft, etc, etc! Models clubs will be displaying their models, there’s a model competition open to all, and traders will be selling a wide range of models and accessories. Admission price: £3.50, £1.50 for children up to 16 and senior citizens 60+, free for children under 5. FREE Onsite parking is available for traders and clubs. Hot breakfasts and lunches available from the canteen. Our venue is accessible to disabled people.

34" Crash Tender - prop / rudder type by pmdevlin Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 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.

International Model Boat Show by Alan999 Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
The model engineers show at Alexander Palace used to have smaller boat model accessories on sale Items always worth buying to keep in stock Unfortunately the last three years these excellent traders no longer are there..Internet buying is good but I like to see the items in front of me

Blackpool Model Boat Show by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
I went Saturday and found good attendance from the public, Traders and Clubs. Lighting was as good as any other show I have attended and I always enjoy talking to both clubs and traders to find out about models or new products. Every show I attend is a whole new experience and as a scratch builder it gives me an opportunity to find and discuss new parts/products and techniques. With the demise of many local model shops this is now one of the few opportunities for such advice and help. We all have expectations but really its up to us what we make of the show. I agree with Flack we either support the events or there won't be any.

Blackpool Model Boat Show by Flack Admiral   Posted: 6 months ago
I was also at the Blackpool Model Boat show on Saturday and was quite impressed with the show in general, It's always very easy to criticise venues and I accept that the Norbreck Castle is not perfect but I didn't have any problem with the lighting nor the number of Traders or exhibitors, I do like the fact that everything is on one level and easily negotiable. I am amazed that there are comparisons with the likes of Ellesmere Port and Haydock Park in particular as I have been to both and find negotiating the various separate rooms and different levels a nightmare, I always leave both venues wondering whether I have seen everything. As a modelling fraternity we are in danger of losing these exhibitions and having to rely on internet purchases.

Blackpool Model Boat Show by 4clubs Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
Attended the event again this year. Wow! was impressed. 28 traders 21 clubs according to the brochure. The place was very busy and lots to see lots to buy. Lighting was good, refreshments available in the hotel front lounge. Not just boats but trucks etc in the other room next to main hall. Ian from Component Shop has really turned this event round. Hoylake Model Boat Club have ordered 10 tables for next year and will be attending. If you have been put off in the past give it a go next year. 😊

The Model Boat Convention by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
Haydock Park Racecourse Newton-le-Willows, WA12 OHQ Theme: Ships of the First World War Hundreds of models on display under cover with Specialist Trade Stands Model Boat and Model Boat material and equipment traders. Children's activities, including 'have a go' and outside activities Clubs and Individuals Exhibiting £8 for Adults £3 for children 5 - 16 Children under 5: Free of Charge Reasonably priced Refreshments and snacks available on site Free Parking Disabled Facilities Saturday 10.a.m., to 5.p.m. Sunday 10.a.m., to 4.30.p.m. For further details contact Mrs Jean Barlow, by phone 01492 583433, Mobile 07789 348817 or e-mail Website:

Blackpool Model Show by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 months ago
I attended last year and the lighting was fine. There was a whole additional area dedicated to model trucks which I found fascinating and a welcome addition. The traders list is impressive and there are many clubs attending so that together with a visit to the Blackpool with its bracing sea air will make for another great show Dave

Blackpool Model Show by epmbcmember Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
A wonderful list of traders and modelers, we all owe a very large debt of gratitude to Iain Lewis for keeping the Blackpool Show going. Show your gratitude by attending the Show otherwise these shows will eventually fail.

Blackpool Model Show by ilewis Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
& Here is the list of traders who will be at Blackpool: Component-Shop Christopher Wyn Brown Deans Marine DK Figures Linkspan Models Macs Mouldings Magnafix Mastman Michael McGuinn (Guns) Mobile Marine Models Modelboatbits Models by Design Mountfleet Models Peak Tools Pendle Steam Boilers Prop Guy Protean Design Scale Flags & Ensigns Scoonie Hobbies SHG Model Supplies RC Heli Guru Scale Hobbies Speedline Models Tony Green Steam Models Verkerk Modelbouw

Blackpool Model Show by ilewis Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
The Blackpool Model Show features model boats, trucks, tanks & much much more. Indoor pool & truck roadway, hundreds of models on display, loads of traders plus a huge bring & buy. Sat 21st - Sun 22nd October, Norbreck Castle Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool. Tickets £6 for 1 day or £9 for the weekend, children free. Lots to see, further details on the website

Model Boat Convention - Haydock Park by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
The weekend has arrived. Lots of models and traders all in the beautiful Haydock Park complex. Opens from 10am tomorrow Sat 26 August I'll be there directing traffic and helping on the Chandlery amongst other tasks, as well as manning the Crewe MBC stand. Please say hello if you see me Dave

Kingsmill mbc 10th anniversary open day by kmbcsecretary Captain   Posted: 8 months ago
This event has now been rescheduled for Saturday 2nd of September all are welcome to join us but please p.m me if require gazebo space. This event has been sponsored by the following traders who have donated goods and vouchers for prizes and raffle Nylet, Macs Mouldings, Hobbies, Permagrit, Deluxe Materials, Prop shop the hours are 9am till 5pm thank you

Bring & Buy Sale by ColinT Lieutenant   Posted: 10 months ago
24th September 2017 Mutual model Boat Society Grand Modellers Bring & Buy Sale Crimble croft Community Centre Aspinal Street, Heywood, Manchester OL10 4HL Come along and enjoy this famous event, Either to sell or purchase your supplies There are always lots of unusual bargains to be had Opening time for sales 09.30am Opening time for traders 08.300am Food available from 09.00am Closing time 1.00pm The whole site is wheel chair friendly Admission £1.50 includes a raffle ticket To Reserve a sellers Table, 6ft x 2ft =£10.00 Please contact Kevan Winward 07803 975089