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>> Home > Tags > tugs

For you Tugboat Enthusiasts by Ron Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago style='background-color:yellow;'>tugs Saw this Tugboat today, but could not get up close.

Our boating water by aanside Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 11 days ago
Following up on previous questions: There are no restrictions on using IC or steam just don't collide with any of the regulars! The big problem here is the wind, last Sunday was glorious but the water was very choppy and even the big tugs shipped some water (try getting a boat back against the wind when the rudder has failed). Couple of photos to show the conditions. We have alternative boating available in Turriff (but the pond gets filled with weed in summer and ice in winter) and at Portsoy (Loch Soy). One of our stalwarts took his fishing vessel to Banff Harbour last Saturday to play with the rowing skiffs - mad, yes he is!

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by kmbcsecretary Admiral   Posted: 18 days ago
Thanks Doug yes your right about the tugs but this monster when finished is in old money around 9 kilos which is a struggle for me but got the wife to lift this one into the car 😜.

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
Absolutely BRILL 👍 Right up 'Quality Street' 😉 BTW: didn't you say something about giving up tugs cos they were too heavy? What will this monster weigh when complete? 😲

Unknown by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Seems there were quite a few 'flying tugs'! Mind your heads chaps!!! 😲 http://www.tyne style='background-color:yellow;'> 😎

Unknown by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Hull looks right, but s/structure / funnel don't 😲 http://www.tyne style='background-color:yellow;'> 😎

Any clues? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Some info and pics of the original here Colin. http://www.tyne style='background-color:yellow;'> Bon chance mon ami, Doug 😎

V24 Racing by bulldog Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Fabulous tugs

Update on the Tug Brooklyn! by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
OK, After having technical problem with my computer and repairing such problems. I can now continue with my build! I made a tugs beard for the Brooklyn. This I made 2 yrs before I ever knew I would get the Tug! Who knew it would come in handy. I have assembled the sand buckets stands! For fire fighting. I also assembled the galley smoke stack as well. Behind the galley smoke stack you can see. The fire fighting hose reel and it's stand! If you look down at the cabin doors. You can see the wooden hinges. I glued one at a time!

Amsterdam Tug renovation/converstion by PMBDTCentral Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Picked up a rather battered wooden hulled Amsterdam tug last Thursday. The intention is to give it some much needed TLC and convert it to one of the French Tenace Class tugs. It will be used as my clubs camera / rescue boat so accuracy and detail will come second to the functionality of its role. Currently I have stripped out everything except the motor so I can fit some strengthening and improve the watertightness of the hull

Graupner ranzow refitting by kmbcsecretary Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Here is the working anchor winch, i did cheat and purchase this from cornwall model boats if you search for " krick working anchor winch " when i purchased this it retailed at £69 but i do think it is worth the expense and i have in the past used this to make my own working anchor winch for one of my tugs.

Main Cabin Doors! by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
BTW: a 3V supply will only work for one LED, or several in parallel which complicates the wiring. Each LED in series drops from around 1.8 to 3.3V depending on the type. Typical average is 2V and 20mA current, so for your 3 LED running lights you would need a - 150Ohm resistor!!! Yes 'minus' 150 Ohm.😲 If you find one let me know and DON'T TELL DONALD😉 What voltage is the main power source, i.e. drive battery? Doug Posts crossed 😉 Just wondered if Brooklyn might have had a stern light set into the stern gunwale. Have seen that on tugs in Hamburg.

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by Donnieboy Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Excellant work on all you are doing.I've had to downsize and lose some of my heavier boats.They were tugs also.I had to have an emergency hernia operation and the doctor said to take it easy.Still recovering.Looking forward to more of your posts.

Bristol pilot cutter mascotte by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi kmbcsecretary, It's a shame you had to sell your tugs! I collect 1/32 scale tug and boy can they be very heavy... Although you had to switch to sail. Building the boat is almost all the fun! anyway for me it is! Ed

Bollard Hieght! by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
My pleasure Ed, It's actually a New Zealand navy frigate, probably one of the German (Blohm & Voss) MEKO types built for the ANZAC program. Pic is from under the Heli Deck on the stern. First 'fairlead' pic I stumbled on in my archive, don't have too many tugs in the electronic stash😉 Let me know if you need any help with the LED circuit; dropping resistor etc. I agree with the green, so dark makes her look a bit drab and 'sinister'. A lighter shade would be more cheerful - and easier to see on the pond! Attached is a Humbrol wall chart (with some conversion tables to other makes) which might give you some inspiration 😉 How about #90, Beige Green matt? You might also look at Tamiya and Italeri acrylics. Cheers Doug 😎