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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    10 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    you might try a search in the blogs forum under my name. i just started it a couple of days ago
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    10 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Model slipway owners retired, and no one took it over. about 3 months ago.
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    11 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Modelbuilder I Just finished my Dusseldorf. Working on a super yatch tender Steam powered Scratch build from Photots, and fiber glass hull, right now. https://model-boats.com/blogs/83378.and my Dusseldorf https://model-boats.com/blogs/71068#72438
    https://model-boats.com/blogs/83378.and
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    12 hours ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    2 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nerys you stated why bother who would notice. well the answer would be Me
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    3 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you for pointing out duplicate photos. I reloaded the photos, should be easier now to view. I hope
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    3 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    it's my 1st steam powered so I'm learning.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    3 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I tried to delete the duplicate ones but it wouldn't let me
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    3 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you
    I use a larger spray gun tha sprays 2- 4 inch pattern I find smaller air brushes for large areas too time consumming. and get blouchy results..I'm using a Iwata baby seriers LPH-80-102G with a 150ml cup and a 70ml cup on my other gun. it works better for me anyways. buying that many cans is way to expensive, I buy most of my boat paint from Total boat for $18 for a pint polyurethane marine topside paint. and it will hold up to water, where most of the model paints tell you not to use it on boats that wilbe used in the water especially the acrylic paint the are water based.
    total boat http://www.totalboat.com/product/wet-edge/
    https://www.amazon.com/ANEST-IWATA-lph-80-124G-Spray-Series/dp/B001Q8WNH8
    The reason i'm looking for some of these colors is the boating people don't have the colors i need and international orange for this boat is different than USA orange so i'm looking for the color code so i can get it made at one of our auto paint stores.
    I do appppricate your input a lot thank you
    http://www.totalboat.com/product/wet-edge/
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    3 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you
    Its one of the 1st engine models made by Cheddar it's called a puffer they are out of business for many years it has maybe 20 minutes run time on it i bought from anouther party who never ran it.
    Yes i will be wood clading the boiler. and i'm upgrading the boiler to a new burner and burner pressure controller.
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    πŸ“ Super yacht Tender Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of england around 1903
    4 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This a copy of the Yacht tenders build by Simpson Strickland & Co, boats out of England around 1903. The hull and plans are by Kingston Moldings 1998. It will have a Cheddar puffer engine.
    I'm using a Kingston fiberglass hull modified to match original. and using lots of photos to make interior and exterior of the boats. The plans and hull do not match very well they modified the hull width to make I run better in the water. When I was laying out the hull for hull ribbings, I found that the width was 1 inch narrower than the drawings. The drawings do not have any measurements listed other than 1-inch equals 1 foot. The completed hull length is 47 inches beam is 7 inches.
    Other than the hull everything is from scratch and photos I could find.
    It has been a fun challenge it is my 3rd boat build.
    Hope I haven’t bored you with the photos. All the exposed wood is Mahogany the Chinking is Styrene strips, the final coating is Deft (Lacquer) 8 coats.
    I’m on a hold waiting on more wood as I ran out.
    It has been a fun rewarding challenge
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    4 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    4 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    thank you
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    5 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Numbers are 18, 19, 15, 130, 56, 67, 85, 40, these are them.
    Thank you
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    πŸ“ I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat and Humbrol paint
    5 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I'm getting ready to build my Trent class Lifeboat "Model slipway" they gave colors for Humbrol gloss enamel paint. But I can't find containers of paint big enough to air brush / air gun a surface this large. I don't want to use a rattle can, the largest containers i can find are .5 oz. 14.7mL and they are all acrylic Matt.
    What are you using to paint larger RC boats that match Humbrol paints? I'm in the USA please don't hold that against me. LOL
    Thanks in advance.
    Bruce
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    πŸ’¬ Re: A working Radar!
    11 days ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Heres what I used for my radar on my Dusseldorf for a working radar I just added a switch to it and didnt use a servo and got a nice even 10 RPM's with a 6 volt geared motor. works great https://www.ebay.com/itm/16mm-6V-DC-10RPM-long-Shaft-thread-... you can get them with any shaft length.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/16mm-6V-DC-10RPM-long-Shaft-thread-Torque-Gear-Box-Motor-New/331084873520?hash=item4d16323f30:g:cT0AAOSwhQRbRXdQ
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    πŸ“ looking for a source for model figures for my Dusseldorf fire boat
    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    just made a order with Reynolds that they showed items in stock then when order was completed they said items are out of stock no idea when available GRRRR
    Seems no one has these
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    πŸ“ Model Slipway Loyal Class Fleet Tender kit wanted
    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Slipway is closing down sept. 1st 2020 they are retiring. It's on their web site.πŸ˜”
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    πŸ“ Mt. Washington - Dumas Kit
    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The only thing I could find on RC groups was from 2006 and they were all wooden boats and I was looking to see if the the new ABS boats handle differently. and then what size lead acid battery they where using if that made a difference. I can not find much information on this boat.
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    πŸ“ Mt. Washington - Dumas Kit
    2 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I'm looking at building the Dumas Mt. Washington and was wondering if you could share some of the problems you had biulding this Kit. and if you had some of the plans and photos they gave you you could share to help me make my mind up. What was the quaility of materials like.
    Thank You in Advance
    Bruce
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    πŸ“ FrSky X9d+se 24 channel radio recv
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    sorry i don't know what hotswap is.
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    πŸ“ FrSky X9d+se 24 channel radio recv
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you its a great site
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    πŸ“ FrSky X9d+se 24 channel radio recv
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you its a great site
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    πŸ“ FrSky X9d+se 24 channel radio recv
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I just purchase FrSky X9d+se 24 channel radio / recv.
    Where can I get help setting up this radio and it's receivers I was told I needed to purchase 3 8 channel recvs and I need to make 1 a master and other 2 slaves to it. I will need 18 channels for my boat.
    is there any you-tube places i can go to, to assist me in setting up this system.
    the instruction manual is a total of 8 pages.
    Help please
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    πŸ“ Sound generators
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    So i looking at this one made in Canada ShockWave 3-System 1 x 4 inch x 8 Ohm
    SUPERB SOUND QUALITY http://www.modelsoundsinc.com/soundsystems.php
    Here is what they said they can do for me
    we can certainly supply you with a sound system for your Rheinwerft DΓΌsseldorf fire-boat model.

    We have a Mercedes V12 engine sound. We can do a twin engine sound set in one of two ways:
    1. We can mix two engine starts on one throttle controlled sound track so that the second engine starts up a fixed time period after the first one, say 5 seconds. You can then use one throttle radio channel to control the engine speed. Engine startup, by default, uses the throttle stick, but it can also be configured to startup using a spare switched radio channel.
    2. We can put a single engine startup sound on each of two independent throttle controlled RC channels so that each engine sound can be started up and controlled in speed by two separate throttle channels on your radio.
    We have various horn sounds, some samples attached here, but I do not know what a European fire-boat horn specifically sounds like. I looked online and the only references I could see to the DΓΌsseldorf fire-boat were of the Robbe models of it, not the real boat.

    Similarly for the siren, we have only one siren sound.

    I have attached some sound samples here.

    All the sounds are controllable separately from different radio channels so which ever RC channel you use to switch on your lights can be Y-ed into the sound module input for the siren sound.

    For model boats, we usually recommend our ShockWave 3 1x4x4 sound system kit which comes with one 4inch 20Watt 4Ohm loudspeaker and can be operated on a 3S LiPo or a 12V NiMh or lead battery
    Has anyone used their products. I'm open to discussion about this they sent me sound tracks and the sound good just not European Siren sounds USA sounds
    http://www.modelsoundsinc.com/soundsystems.php
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    πŸ“ Sound generators
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you I saw this but it is real pricey $180 I sent them a wish list tough and waiting to hear back from them
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    πŸ“ Sound generators
    3 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I'm looking for a good sound generator for my dusseldorf fireboat. For a European fireboat siren. That doesn't cost a lot and reasonably priced.
    And a horn would be great.
    Thank you
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    πŸ“ robbe dusseldorf fire boat Wanted
    4 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cornwell model boats. krick has release a new stock last week
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    πŸ“ looking for a source for model figures for my Dusseldorf fire boat
    4 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    looking for a source for some model action figure crew members for my Dusseldorf fire boat. in different positions. Scale is 1:24. Preferably in the USA.
    Thank you
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    πŸ“ Updated 06/08/2020
    5 months ago by bruce1946 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Well here is some updates on progress
    https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipNLpqyMENl1RCJdKRv4dBkc...
    https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipNLpqyMENl1RCJdKRv4dBkc_nXpSHH6HinCGKqn
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