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Arctic Privateer H441 Deep Sea Freezer Stern Trawler by RHBaker Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Have just made two small tug hulls from glass fibre and whilst, the results are satifactory, they are labour intensive. For a one off think “plank on frame” more suitable

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Joe, It's no problem, glad I could help! If you have any other questions. Please ask away! If you do decide to order from Harbor Models. They post their packages the same day! Trick is order early in the morning! I've ordered countless times from Harbor Models! they're a good company to order from. I've never had any problems ordering from them! Regards, Ed

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by Joe727 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 6 days ago
Hello Ed, Thank you for the suggestion and the detail. I really appreciate the video and your time, very kind. Thank you for the support. Regards Joe

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Hi Joe, Here is my Tug Brooklyn. Smoke Test! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtVIb7IZJiw

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Hi Joe, I have the small smoke generator! But, from what I saw on the Harbor Models website. You should pick the second one. As there are now three choices! That's the one I have. and it works like a champ! I use the 12 volt smoker. Definitely read the paper work. That come with it! PS. I know it's pricey. But, well wealth it! Regards, Ed Click here to see 6 volt smoker: https://www.harbormodels.com/har350-6.html

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by Joe727 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 6 days ago
Ed, Thank you for the information, This is good to know that it works well. Last question, which size large or small? Joe

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Hi Joe727, I use the Harbor Models Steam Generator. On my tugboat Brooklyn. It works well and last 3 hours on one fill! https://www.harbormodels.com/smokegenerator.html Cheers, Ed

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
One for you Ed 😉

Dumas Brooklyn Tug Build...Smoke? by Joe727 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 7 days ago
I just pulled this build out of storage and am back at it. Will post some pics soon. Any suggestion on a good smoke generator, heavy smoke? .....Joe

LED Tug Mast Navigation Lights by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi Pete, how's things? Cheers, Doug 😎

VB30 by Mariner85 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 11 days ago
Scratch building a barge for my tugboat Miss Doris to push. May deck it over to become a tank barge I used to push on the Delaware River. If i do deck it over, I'll hinge the deck to make use of the space for my RC gear.

USS Coeur de Lion by rpbidgood Petty Officer   Posted: 12 days ago
This ship was a lightship tender named "Coeur de Lion" that was armed and drafted into the Union during the civil war to counter blockade runners. This model is scratch built and is inspired by a paper model designed by Magnus Mörck. A sidewheel steamer equipped with the typical walking beam machinery, it was rebuilt to carry three guns. A line of iron plates along the gun wales added a measure of armoured protection. After the war it was returned to lightship service. On my model the paddles are independently driven, mainly because I have a Robbe Navy F14 transmitter with twin sticks. The walking beam is operated by a servo modified for continuous rotation. The original ship towed a barge that flew an observation balloon and could be described as the first 'aircraft carrier' the fifth picture shows the barge I have made - I hope one day to emulate the real thing by raising and lowering a suitable balloon. I have included some pictures of the rest of my paddle fleet.The 'Rachel Erin' is a freelance sternwheeler 'quarter wheeler' tug that uses a worm drive to the paddles. She does not steer well. The last ship is an enlarged version of Graham Goodchild's Santa Anna.

Being Sociable. by GaryLCoupland Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi Rick, I am going to try to post you a bit of video of the steam plant in my latest not completed as yet tug, the Lady Jane from Mobile Marine, I don't really rate the kit, it is more of a scratch build using their hull. I don,t know what this websites M.byte limit is so maybe I'll be unlucky, mind a really nice steam plant using a TVR engine which is very efficient and runs well at 30PSI. Regards. (Sorry it won't allow me to upload it.)

RMAS JOYCE A193 by Nutbourne Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
This is one of the limited edition Sirmar kits that was produce in the early 1990’s.this model was made by a friend of mine who’s a dockyard fitter and turner it was made about twenty eight years ago. Based on a tug that I worked on in and around Portsmouth harbour. This model has a working voith unit opening engine room skylights. Working lights, removable deck hatch to get at the unit like the real boat, the superstructure and gun whales are made from plasticard. The fender was made by a friend to the same type as used on the tug. The wheelhouse is copied like for like. The towing hook is copied from photos and slips like the real one. In all my years I haven’t seen another one like this . Sirmar made twenty numbered hulls as kits .

Being Sociable. by GaryLCoupland Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
Hi Rick and good to hear from you, I also have a soft spot for Clyde Puffers a great little working boat, you have definitely chosen the most difficult boat to fit a stem plant into, as the boiler and chimney are right on the back end, with the prop shaft running underneath them. A 1930s Tug or Drifter would be less of a headache, and easier to remove the complete steam plant if necessary, let me know how you get on. Thanks for the info on Keith Appleton he has a lot of stuff on youtube. Regards.