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Perkasa 49 inch by tidtug Lieutenant   Posted: 1 day ago
Good video lovely lake but how do you get your boat back if it conks out.

Sweet❤️❤️❤️Heart by Grandpa Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
[Score: 8/10] 24"/1200g Sweet❤️❤️❤️Heart Capable of 12mph and a runtime of 30mins Single Propellor (2 Blade X Type) Geared to a Graupner (2 Blade X Type) Powered by NiMH (7.2v) Batteries - Comments: 18" of Ice covers the pond so much of the information requested must remain blank. The boat has only seen the bathtub ! No leaks. Stable and balanced. Paint is acrylic, clear-coated wood is mahogany. This is a Nor-Star Kingfisher kit with some alterations and added details. Looking forward to posting a video of the boat running on the lake in April after the ice leaves.

Applying the waterline. by BOATSHED Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
You are making a terrific job of your Crash Tender. I have posted two pictures of how I have done my water line. I done it all in one run without cutting it. My boat is just a scaled down version and is not by any means on par with what yours or other peoples boats are😭. Mine was just something I was doing after recovering from a shoulder operation. So I hope you will not judge it against yours. Mine is all balsa apart from a second bottom skin of 1/32nd ply to reinforce the underneath. I have been watching your build with great admiration and wish I had all the skill you have. I look forward to seeing the end result and to see a video of her on the water😊.

wardrobe by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
Fascinating. Clockwork rules. I am truly surprised the motors are still working after so many years. I too hope we see a video Dave

wardrobe by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 13 days ago
Cant wait to see the result, looks very good. Any chance of a video?? Mark

Wheel assembly by Trillium Lieutenant   Posted: 15 days ago
The two side wheels are held together by 5/32” outside diameter brass spacer tubes. Seven tubes were cut to the same length, one for each paddle pivot location. There is an additional central tube of 7/32” OD to fit over the drive shaft. The assembly was placed on a drill press with a 7/32” size drill through the centre to align the two wheels, and hold them at right angles to the centre shaft/drill. The pair of side wheels were first soldered to three brass spacer tubes. A drill or a piece of steel rod was used as a mandrel to align them. Unfortunately I used the wrong flux and the rods and drill were soldered in, so had to be de-soldered. They were re-soldered using a different flux and aluminum tube to align the wheels. The remaining tubes were soldered in the same way. Some of the solder found its way into the clearance space inside the brass tubes, making the aluminum tubes a tight fit. After they were pulled out this solder was cleaned out with a reamer. Dave, Stephen says the only way (other than Youtube) to display a video was as I did.

Mechanism trial by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 17 days ago
Just looked at the media file. You have to download to view. It should be possible to share on this site. Perhaps you need to ask Stephen (Fireboat) to help if you are having problems sharing videos. The mechanism is coming together nicely and the etchings have turned out well. Looking forward to seeing the finished paddle wheel Dave

skI jet by ron1956 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 19 days ago
that looks great fun, would love to see a video of it running, thanks for sharing 👍

KLIMEK II by watson220 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 23 days ago
I attach another photo when I connect the video

KLIMEK II by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Very nice tugboat, you must make a video on the water and share it. 👍

Anchor Chain by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Steve, I would show it off, if I had a Pilot Boat as you do. It's a well made model, I view the video quite often. Eventually I'll collect one. 👍 Good luck on the chain, please let me know how you make out.

Anchor Chain by cormorant Commander   Posted: 25 days ago
Thank you everyone for all your tips and help. I'm sure I will get a decent finish. Sorry Ed, didn't realise you had already seen the night time video. Must try not to show off so much. Steve

Anchor Chain by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Steve, I have in the past painted my chains, using acrylic paint. I watered down the paint, very thin verscosity. I then dipped the cain just for a few minutes then pulled it out and left it to dry It did work but I also left 2 meters length of brass chain in sea water and it did oxidize nicely. I guess it all depends on your choise. I've used both techniques, with success mind you. As for my tug I've almost completed it, I'm waiting on some glue. I ordered from CMB, I should be recieving it in the post by friday. Then I'll be able to glue together my superstructure. And finish that boat. I'm also working on my Box Barge. which is completed but not sealed or resined yet. As for the Pilot Boat it's in the works, Just have to clear it with the wife of course! I really admire yours as you did a great job on it. I show it to the wife a bunch of time, giving her hints that the next project I want....👍 PS. I tried seeing the video but, didn't see which one it was. I have seen the night time video you made awhile back.

the real 93 and 94 Fireboat together by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
For those that are interested here's a link to the Pathe newsreel video that I referred to in my earlier reply, same newsreel footage but edited differently. Robbob. -rescue-launch

the real 93 and 94 Fireboat together by pmdevlin Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 28 days ago
great video, I could watch it over and over, for the eagle eyed amongst us, notice no RAF roundel on the pennant, as it was still in trials, hence crew not in an RAF uniform, they where probably Vosper employees. Also the pennant flying under the ensign was blue/white signifying vessel may deviate from true course being under test. All of the pictures etc bouncing around are pre RAF handover, if you look real close the clues are there!😎 I'm watching these over, I have a plan for an engine sound unit coming along, just got to finish an rc plane project that Stephen has helped with, that's for another discussion!