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    Am a member of Torrevieja model boat club here in Spain.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Propellors
    1 month ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    How do I stop losing brass propellors coming off my boats when putting the boat in reverse.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Torrevieja boat show
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Held in the Park of Nations lake in Torrevieja. Clubs from all over Spain exhibit their boats in the lake

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva boat launch
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thank you very much
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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva boat launch
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Riva was finally launched in the Torrevieja boat clubs water last Sunday after eleven months work. Fifteen coats of yacht varnish and final Polish of Turtle wax she went like a dream.Plans came from America and the plywood from local woodyard.Graupner 37 motor pushed 31 inches smoothly. Dumas supplied the chrome fittings

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Used Turtle wax car Polish on Riva as suggested by our members
    Excellent results with it.Ready for launch at Torrevieja lake with critical club members on Sunday.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Congratulations

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    I launched her yesterday and she went well. No ballast was needed and I put a 9.7 battery for powering. She is very fast and two weeks time will go on the boat clubs water in Torrevieja,

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Hi Marky

    Plans came yesterday. I think it's what I want and will copy and put on plywood.
    Many thanks
    Alan

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    IT IS A BEAR WITH THE HONEY JAR FOR THE CREW.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Riva is launched today.The crew has plenty of honey with them! !!

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    ๐Ÿ“ Shop open/closed
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Thanks Doug
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    ๐Ÿ“ Shop open/closed
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Many thanks
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    ๐Ÿ“ Shop open/closed
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Is Model Dockyard still open
    Each time I phone I get number unobtainable

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    ๐Ÿ“ Free Plans
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    My Riva is launched today.31 ins long x 11 wide.cost approx ยฃ230 plus elbow grease.
    9.2 battery 3.700. Plenty of lead fishing weights for ballast and fingers crossed.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Security at stansted refused to let me bring varnish on plane. Lucky I phoned them before going to airport

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Just sent address. Many thanks
    Alan

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Yes please

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Trust me to miss them
    Living abroad I don't see these magazines

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Got some Tompkins varnish at model show Alexander Palace this Saturday and will put a coat on the Riva this week

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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde puffer
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Anyone know who sells plans of this boat.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Riva Chris Craft finally finished after numerous coats of varnish and sanding.Beauty to work on especially as it was plans from Canada for 18 pounds and scrap two and three ply wood. Dumas supplied chrome accessories which gives that special look and were very helpful

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva Chris Craft
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Finally the Riva completed. Numerous varnishing and rubbing down
    Dumas sent from America chrome fittings which gives really good finishing touch
    Built from plans and scrap plywood and veneer. So much more pleasure making than from kit. Will launch at Torrevieja boat club second Sunday of the month .

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Graupner 57 motor. 93 cm long X 11cm wide.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Latest pictures of Riva

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    ๐Ÿ“ Riva scratch built boat update
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    It's getting near to sailing day. 16 coats of boat varnish later my Riva Barrel back Chris Craft will see water soon.Newly arrived parts and decals from Dumas have arrived from Tucson Arizona.I did drive Doug at Dumas mad with questions on parts but he was very helpful. Had to figure out how to place the back top panel on and off in one go to get access to motor and battery.About two weeks more and I think it will be launch day.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Another model shop to close.
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    When did the Hainault shop close
    I thought he did well.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Another model shop to close.
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Today I bought two sheets here in Spain of veneer . Two metres long by 12 inches wide each sheet. Cost was ten euros and I can cut whatever dive I want. That will last till I am well past it.!!

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    ๐Ÿ“ Another model shop to close.
    1 year ago by Alan999 ( Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    A good model supplier is in New North Road Hainault.Essex. I buy my wood there but the owner says I am a rarity. Most people want aeroplanes or helicopters ready made.

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