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vic smeed plan by big-tone Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
hi looking for a vic smeed vosper 68ft R.T.T.L plan its the one with the two rear cabins I have the facility to copy at work if I could borrow or even purchase if anyone has a spare copy thanks in advance tony

Wanted - Vic Smeed Starlet Sails by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Nylet www.nylet.co.uk/sailz.pdf list a set of sails for your yacht. http://www.belairkits.com/detail.asp?id=873 do a part kit so they may be able to supply mast and booms failing that the original plan is still available I believe Plan Number Starlet MM1048 https://www.sarikhobbies.com/product/starlet-mm1048/

Egret- A Vic Smeed Silver Mist by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
What a timeless classic. Very beautiful vessel

Wanted - Vic Smeed Starlet Sails by ModelHover Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Has anyone got a set of Starlet sails ideally with mast and boom going spare, alternatively would consider complete yacht.

CERVIA "TUG" 54" (4.5 foot long) by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Mark it's a Vic Smeed plan. Beautifully constructed model and designed by one of the greats. Dave

Bailey by oscartrain Seaman   Posted: 4 months ago
[Score: 10/10] 28" Bailey - Comments: currently building the Vic Smeed StarBaby. i cut all the ply parts for the hull this weekend and started to assemble the hull frame. so far so good...

huntsman plan by canabus Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi big-tone I found a 42" Vic Smeed plan on EBay. Hope this helps. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Scale-1-8-42-Radio-Control-M... Canabus

1960 Keil Kraft catalogue. by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
While doing a bit of research on model boat fittings I came across this Keil Kraft catalogue on the RClibrary website. http://rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1025 It makes for very interesting reading and has a foreword by Eddie Keil and an article by the legendary Vic Smeed. There's lot's more great vintage magazines on the site too 😁 EDIT. Check this one out as well: http://rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1184 It has a boatbuilding article by L J Rowell Robbob.

Pathfinder by JRF1972 Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
Pathfinder Scratchbuilt from Vic smeed Plans, working lights , on 2 circuits, engine sound units, radars,

Working out scale by cormorant Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
I am completing a Pilot boat which has been built from plans by Vic Smeed. The plans indicate scale as 3/4 inch - 1ft The boat is 34 and a half inches long. As I am a mathematical no hoper, can anyone help with the scale e.g. 1/25th Thank you. Steve

Motor Mounts by cormorant Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
My latest project is the completion of 'Pilot II', built from plans by Vic Smeed. (Not sure of the vintage but the plans cost five shillings). (Picture 1) If I mount the motors using conventional u/v couplings I cannot secure them without making holes in the hull. (Picture 2) The only remedy I can see is to extend the coupling, therefore giving me enough gap between the hull and the mounts to secure them without damaging the hull. This would mean extending the couplings by approx 37mm (Pic 3). I am unable to use what appear to be the already built mounts as I cannot get the motors to that angle. I have never extended motor mounts so any advice would be welcome. Steve

Scudder by boaty Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Thanks for that. It will be good to see all those Vic Smeed plans again Boaty 😊

Scudder by boaty Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Thanks for that. It will be good to see all those Vic Smeed plans again Boaty 😊

Scudder by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
BTW Just Google Vic Smeed Model boat plans and follow the links

Scudder by boaty Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
😀 😊 Really great to see an airscrew driven boat especially one designed by Vic Smeed. Last one I had was a scratch built free running one powered by a Cox Babe Bee back in 1968. Main benefits of that were you had to run round the lake to catch it before it hit the banks. It was a lot cheaper than an exercise bike. The Vic Smeed design looks really nice and with modern technology there is a lot more potential for this type of model. Its got me thinking now about building one . I am sure that some of the plans for the original ones are still available . Other option is to scratch build, fit it with a brushless electric motor and radio then go on a diet. Have fun- Boaty