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Tarpon by muddy Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
[Score: 8/10] Capable of 6mph and a runtime of 40mins Single Propellor (3 Blade 40mm) Direct Drive to a 777 (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Electronize ESC - Comments: Tarpon, Built from Model Boat Plans, Plywood Keel with Obechie planks 6 x 3 mm, upperworks/cabin balsa frame and .8mm plywood sides. All decks are planked, approx 6mm x 3mm a white wood, with .5mm Mahogony "Cauking".. Open planks and wood were varnished , paint is Wilko Enamel spray Gloss with spray undercoat. Happy sailing. Muddy....

Koh-i-Noor by ads90 Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
Purchased on well known auction site. Boat very dusty/dirty but sound. It is from a Robbe kit that was around about 10 years ago and has timber decking, built-in auxiliary motor, navigation lights, etc. A deep clean followed by a re-paint of the superstructure, rub the decking down and varnish, followed by a complete rub down and re-paint of the hull brought her back to a fine yacht. She is about 40 inches in length and sails beautifully and has great presence on the water.

Koh-i-Noor by ads90 Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
[Score: 9/10] 40"/4000g Koh-i-Noor Single Propellor (3 Blade 30mm) Geared to a Robbe (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Hitec Gold (10Amps) ESC - Comments: I bought this yacht via a well known auction website. It was owned by an old gent who had passed away and was covered in dust and the ABS white hull had yellowed with age. I cleaned the yacht up, rubbed the timber decks down and varnished them, re-painted the superstructure, rubbed down the hull and spayed the hull a grey/brown colour. It came complete with auxiliary motor, batteries, sail winch servo, ESC and navigation light switching unit. The yacht sails perfectly and looks great on the water. A real bargain buy.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
Thanks for all the advice. I am on with the sanding which will take some time.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
Hi All, Lord Nelson varnish appears to be a Krick product from Germany! http://www.krickshop.de/Products/Paints-Accessories/Paints-for-Shipmodels/Lord-Nelson-Varnish.htm?shop=krick_e&a=catalog&p=435 produced for them by a Belgian company - http://www.ghiant.com/brands/modellers/lord-nelson/ Must also be available in UK? For example http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1368_1_2970537.html There is also a spray can version- http://hobby.uk.com/matt- style='background-color:yellow;'>varnish-300ml-spray.html Happy varnishing 😉 Cheers Doug 😎

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by Inkoust Admiral   Posted: 7 days ago
Hello, I recommend grinding the whole body with fine sanding paper, then take the "LORD NELSON" pore filler and then re-grind it again. Subsequently, the final lacquer of the best brand. I have been treated like a wooden boat DIVA and already for 6 years on the water without any problems. What happened to you is that you used a bad lacquer that does not resist water. Two-component epoxy lacquers are also good for large yachts. I'm sending a link to the Czech site where the varnishes are designed for ship modellers. Just use the Gogle translator and the same merchandise you can get at the shop. Or on EBay. https://www.modelylodi.cz/Laky-a-plnice-c11_86_2.htm😉

Paint removal by onetenor Commander   Posted: 7 days ago
If the deck is also GRP the best bet is to plank it with fine veneer strips then varnish that. If it needs filler between the planks use a black one. Carbon black or similar added to the filler .Brown would also look smart.Artists powder paint could also be used and be cleaner to handle.Lite filler from B&Q is very good .Light and easy sanding and I believe slightly flexible so should not crack out.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by onetenor Commander   Posted: 7 days ago
A layer of the lightest glass cloth applied with Ronseal water based floor varnish / sealer.Rubbed down between coats. /Use enough coats to fill the weave / grain of the cloth . . this should still show the grain through the coats and leave a brilliant shine. this can be polished with T/cut once thoroughly hard if so desired.

Paint removal by NickW Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Thanks....I was hoping to sand the deck back to a state where I could varnish rather than paint....quite happy to re-paint the hull etc

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
I have spoken to the person who built the boat. It is based on a Vintage model boat company design. It was scratch built and is made of strips of mahogany as I originally suspected. Having looked at the Vintage model company site it most resembles a sea hornet, however another kit may have been available at the time it was made. The strips of Mahogany were the builder making use of the materials they had to hand at the time, hence the vertical strips! The interior is covered in fine fibreglass mesh and 3 thin coats of fibreglass resin. Work on the restoration continues!

"Vanity" leaves the building board by Westquay Captain   Posted: 17 days ago
This one is (for you furriners) 80mm long by 50 wide. This is the tiddler between the roundhouse/tiller area and the companion aft. Then there's a bigger one forward of the companion and then a forward companion forward of the mast. Mast bitts, Samson posts for the bowsprit and prism bricks in the deck. Fortunately Vanity's deck was laid a la workboat, all planks parallel unlike most yachts. I shall pay for that simplicity when I deck Bloodhound. That has swept decks with mitred toeboards round every item of deck furniture, joggled into a King plank fore and aft and the main companion is shell topped, requiring steamed, tapered planks all the way across, but I tend to like the fiddly bits. The finish on that is cellulose sanding sealer. When the other light is done I'll varnish it all very thinly. Cheers, Martin

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
They have a sale on as well (bonus!). I have no idea how much I need? I was going to buy 1KG just to be on the safe side. I do not want to make 2 trips. John.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
I have found a local supplier for G4. Swell UK, they are 20 minutes from me. 😁 John.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
Thanks Doug, the drive is plan B. I hope to find a local supplier 😁 John.

How do I resolve my varnish problem? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 18 days ago
Good luck, Drive safely! Fingers crossed 😎