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    Ex Royal Navy, Near to retiring and happy with my new found hobby in trying my hand at model boat building.
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    1 year ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thank you very much, I did have a look on Amazon, but most had long delivery dates. I'll check out the Modellers shop , I located a sheet, but it was much larger than required. Many thanks.๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ ABS plastic sheeting
    1 year ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks everyone, I'm on the case now, much appreciated to you all. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š
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    1 year ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Many thanks, much appreciated๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ ABS plastic sheeting
    1 year ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Colin

    That is very helpful, much appreciated.

    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ ABS plastic sheeting
    1 year ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    HI, I wondered if anyone knew where I could source a small sheet of ABS plastic. I've tried on selling sites but the vast majority appear to come from China. Its more to do with time scale for delivery. I'm trying to source somewhere in the UK? wondered if anyone was aware of a more local source to try? Many thanks ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
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    ๐Ÿ“ RC equipment query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thank you everyone, so very much.
    This site is amazing, so much knowledge, experience, and friendly, very helpful support.
    Ive picked so much useful info that has helped me make s bit more sense of things.
    Thank you All very much.
    Cheers ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
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    ๐Ÿ“ RC equipment query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Much appreciated Martin, as always. I'll have a look at the system.
    Most helpful

    Many thanks ๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ RC equipment query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Many thanks, that's helpful, i had looked Fly sky systems but was not sure about them, that's really helpful to know.

    Much appreciated๐Ÿ‘.
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    ๐Ÿ“ RC equipment query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Good afternoon everyone
    I am looking for some advice in regrads to RC controller/receiver set up. My last dip into RC equipment was decades ago and specifically for model aircraft.
    I still have an old MacGregor Jr 7 FM system, TR/TX, servos etc.
    However, it is dated and it is my understanding that a 2.4Ghz systems are now predominately used these days.
    I've seen many different systems for sale with the vast majority for aircraft/drones etc. I'm not sure what manufacturers / systems are worthy or to aviod (if any).
    I am curious as to the views of others, although a 2 channel system would do, I am considering something with a little more potential should i decide to expand/upgrade at some point.
    Any advice would be much appreciated.

    Thanks

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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Fred,

    Thank you for your input, that's very helpful to know, I'll have a look there. Much appreciated ๐Ÿ‘

    regards
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Martin, that's very helpful.
    Many thanks for this ๐Ÿ‘

    Regards
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks everyone, I really appreciate the help and support offered on this site, it is invaluable and very much appreciated.

    Kind regards
    Allan ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š
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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thanks Colin,

    Thats good advice which has been noted.. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

    Regards
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    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Roy

    Thank you very much for your help & advice which is helpful and much appreciated, ๐Ÿ‘

    Regards
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thank you, much appreciated ๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ Advice request regarding Prop dimensions
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Thank you, your views/input is very helpful.
    Much appreciated

    Regards
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: "Fully Loaded"
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    The detail in this build is fantastic and as for the electronics, It's amazing what you have fitted into the space..
    Brill...๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Radio Upgrade
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    That is amazing! Well done ๐Ÿ˜Š
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    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi

    Being a newbie to model boat making and having made a VERY slow start trying to read between the lines of given build instructions with my Calderwood Clyde Puffer kit ๐Ÿค”, I'm realising just how uniformed i am in regards to skill requirements, experience and model engineering skills.
    I'm struggling to get my head around scale of parts. I want to replace the white metal Prop provided with the kit for a brass alternative.
    Having had a look on line, i have found similar 3 bladed props, but i am unclear what it means by left / right threaded, I'm guessing for screwing on to the prop shaft and nothing to do with the motor? and I'm unsure how to measure the prop to ensure i get the right size for the scale of the model. I've tried measuring across the blades but that doesn't appear to correlate to what I have found in ads, Any advice / words of wisdom would be Very much appreciated. Thank you in anticipation..
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Block making
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Very well done Graham, great idea and very helpful to see your ideas for a jig to manage this task.
    Best of luck! with the rest.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Glue option query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Ian

    Yes, that seems to be what I am picking up in regards to slow setting epoxies, thanks for that. I'm got mine ordered :-)

    Thanks

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    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Ian

    Many thanks for your reply, thats very helpful.
    Much appreciated

    Cheers
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Glue option query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Many thanks Fred, it sounds the slow setting types are more appropriate for my needs, thanks for your reply, much appreciated.

    Cheers
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Glue option query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Many thanks Colin, thanks for sharing your thought on this. Much appreciated.

    Cheers
    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ“ Glue option query
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi
    Being a newbie to the hobby of boat building, can i ask advice on the best glue type to use to attach wood fittings to a (kit) fiberglass hull please?

    Many thanks

    Allan
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Its been a while
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ great job with the Puffer model๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ New Members.
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    I totally agree, i have been pleasantly surprise and very grateful for replies, advice an support I received after posting a query. ๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ Caldercraft Northlight Clyde Puffer
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Are you building a puffer at this time?
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    ๐Ÿ“ Caldercraft Northlight Clyde Puffer
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Martin I would like to say yes, I have the model and just trying and find free time, but thought I would made a start. I don't have much spare time just now, so it is going to be slow progress I feel but I will be making a start.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Caldercraft Northlight Clyde Puffer
    2 years ago by Allan ( Master Seaman)
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    Okay! thanks for your tips/ advice
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