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Exterior Hull by sandkb Admiral   Posted: 1 month ago
Thanks Rod. I'm afraid to say that I haven't been working on the Smit Rotterdam for several months now. My other hobby of flying and building RC model aircraft has taken preferance at the moment. The Smit Rotterdam has been sidelined while I build a 1/6th scale WW2 P47D Thunderbolt. Thanks for your comment.

Hello by deepdiver Petty Officer   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi First sorry that I have not made myself known before, bad insight on me and thank you for the add. O.K I have now left work and joined the ranks of the G.O.M. I have been modeling boat's (Sub's) for some time, mainly the WW2 "T" class, some time back I got Brian of Mobile Model Marine to let me have the first Lady "T" hull as I took a liking of the mock up that he had on his stand, and from that I have now moved onto tug's from the early 1900's.👍 My other love's other than my Wife are my Ducati 900ssie, and my SLK.😎 I am also a member of the Swiss Cottage MBC, and I do hope that in time I will meet up with some of you at the show.s All the best Fred

What happened to the WEM paints?? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Great, many thanks Dave. Rings a faint bell (HaHa I'm Doug Bell!). I think I heard of that last year but they weren't up and running and it lead nowhere then. I'll have another go. Theyr'e up north, maybe Scotland aren't they? I'm looking for the colours Hotspur wore in the Crete evacuation, and some cammo colours for KM and RN WW2. Cheers 😎

Working out scale by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
You all seem to build to ginormous scales! My ships range from 1:72 to 1:350 !! Otherwise the cruisers, battleships and carriers would be untransportable, never mid the weight. Although I must admit I am considering the 'Ark Royal' (WW2) in 1:100; = 8.6 feet! Built in two sections and bolted together at the lake perhaps? 😎

HMS Illustrious by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi, plans for Victorious of the same class are easier to find, for example style='background-color:yellow;'>ww2-aircraft-carrier/503-1-128th-hms-victorious-drawings-plans.html You can also find photos and info on Illustrious (WW2) here Attached is sample photo and a simple GA plan I found. You could also try here They print to order so delivery sometimes takes time, in the past I bought PDFs for 'instant' download but they seem to be stopping this service at end of April 😲so hurry up! My long term project is HMS Ark Royal WW2, plan hanging on the wall for 2 years now!! Good luck Doug 😎 Doug 😎

HMS Illustrious by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Ahoy Shipmate, Try this I've used several of John's plans, especially for WW2 naval weapons. Let me know how you get on, if you don't find anything I'll check my sources here in Germany. Good luck. Doug 😎

How many is to Many by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
a REAL scary question 🤔 1 H class Destroyer and 1 Submarine KM IIA (1:72) in SLEP (Service Life Extension Programme!) 1 KM pocket Battleship Graf Spee & 1 HMS Belfast (1:128) in Fitting Out Dock. 1 Tug Southampton ca 1:50 ARTR 1 Kentish Fishing Boat ca 1:50 inherited restoration & motorisation project 1 Sea Scout restoration ARTR, built by my Dad 50 years ago! 1 flying boat ARTR 1 Hovercraft needing painting & RC gear fitting. Potential 'Plastic Magic' :- 1:350 Bismarck, USS Enterprise (The Big E), HMS Hood, HMS Ark Royal, Airfix HMS Illustrious (Invincible class) & T45 Daring 1:72 Revell Flower class corvette, German Lifeboat & S100 class E Boat, Airfix MTB, RAF Launch, KM E Boat 1:144 Revell Fletcher class destroyer. Have started collecting Micron Radio gear for the conversions. And JFF an Airship! Ready except for the Helium needed! Plus many 1:400 1:600 1:720WW2 navies plastic kits & etched parts JFF & to hone the skills I should live so long ! Help 🤔 Cheers from Munich Doug 😎

Counter Rotating Props by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
If they're turning inwards they (or better the water flow) 'meet' above the shafts, conversely: outwards = below the shafts where it disperses more easily, and probably also mostly below the rudder 🤔 Of course the hull form at the stern plays a major role. Which is why most modern fast naval vessels have a relatively flat hull at the stern if the only have one rudder. (Spent the last 31 years designing integrated COMMS systems for naval ships so have seen several such plans and GAs and many ships during the build.) With two rudders (1 per shaft) it's different. Classic example RN vs KM 1935/36 destroyers in WW2: RN 2 shafts 1 rudder; KM 2 shafts and 2 rudders. Giving them much better rudder response & manoeuvrability. Your comment re Contra is spot on 😉 Cheers from Munich.

HMS Illustrious Aircraft carrier by Gdaynorm Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
I am building a waterline model of HMS Illustrious, from WW2. I have virtually no information about the port side of the island. Does anyone have photos taken across the flight deck?

For sale ww2 corvette class by Nev01 Seaman   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi sorry i have just sold it

For sale ww2 corvette class by andy_mart Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 3 months ago
Is this still for sale and secondly collect from where? Thanks

For sale ww2 corvette class by Nev01 Seaman   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi thankyou , where abouts are you ?

For sale ww2 corvette class by TheBlacksmith Petty Officer   Posted: 4 months ago
Looks fantastic but i can not collect good luck with a sale

For sale ww2 corvette class by Nev01 Seaman   Posted: 4 months ago
This is a beautifully made large model it has been made with the very best loving skills, the detail is second to none done to the very best , the boat is ready to sail all that is needed is a compatible receiver , it comes compete with battery. Genuine reason for sale this was taken in part exchange for a lifeboat i had , but iam not into war ships i prefer tugs, fishing boats. First to see will buy it is a top spec boat in fantastic condition. Dimensions are - Length 63ins Beam 11ins Height 25 to top of mast Any viewing welcome ! DUE TO THE SIZE THIS IS CASH ON COLLECTION ONLY ! £350 ono Any questions please contact me thankyou ! OPEN TO DECENT OFFERS PLEASE CONTACT ME THANKYOU

Submarine wanted by camyaj Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 6 months ago
After a Sub static dive WW2 or modern reasonable distance to Bristol