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    Registered๐Ÿ“…16th Sep 2021
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Static outboard cruiser converted to R/C
    15 hours ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Components for the outboardโ€™s steering.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Static outboard cruiser converted to R/C
    19 hours ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The next few photos show a few changes made to improve the boat. My goal is to make only subtle changes so its original character is not lost.
    First photo shows an added toe rail, chrome cabin portholes, & a cabin roof hatch to enable flowable epoxy to be poured into the bilge for waterproofing.
    Second shows installation of a more suitable helm & two fuel gauges.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Static outboard cruiser converted to R/C
    20 hours ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Many years ago I bought a scale(not sure what scale) outboard motor. Have been looking for a suitable hull for the motor. Rather recently this cabin cruiser showed up.
    First two photos of the as found.Previously found outboard attached.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Pilot boat update
    12 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Graphics added along with Pilot aboard flag. Will be up for sale soonest in US.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Pilot boat update
    28 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you folks.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Model Boat Mayhem 2022
    28 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks for the video. A some fine collection of boats on the water. The rowboats have to be an extremely difficult build.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Pilot boat update
    29 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Just about finished. Mast fabricated, aft railings completed, & flag flying. Graphics out for production. Itโ€™s been a simple but fun build.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    29 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A few more photos of TICKER
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    30 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The 1:1 fantail launch that inspired TICKER. TICKER is a one lunger diesel launch ( tick, tick) restored by & owned by Quissett Boatyard; an historic & iconic old-time boatyard around the โ€œcornerโ€ from Woods Hole.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Tug Fort Valley
    30 days ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hey โ€ฆ.shoe. I just found the Rangeley site. I certainly could be misguided but I canโ€™t see the MW fantail launch being designed based on their hull.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Tug Fort Valley
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Iโ€™m not familiar with the Rangeley tour boat hull. Iโ€™ll do some research on it. This was a modified Midwest fantail launch where the kit design may have been based on a Rangeley hull.The modifications were to replicate a little fantail launch that lives in Woods Hole. I have some photos of the WH boat but will have to find them.
    Hope you guys have a great time in Scarborough. Really disappointed I canโ€™t make it. But see you in September.
    I had to send this message this way since I couldnโ€™t see how to reply to your PM.

    Chum
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Mt. Washington
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great looking build. Is it also in RCG? Look forward to some in- water photos & videos.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A couple of tugs.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Tug Fort Valley
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finest kind Tim.Hope you have a great time on the 15 th.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Pilot boat progress
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nearing completion.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Another of my lobster boats, TRAP PLAY.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A photo of the Buddy Davis sport fisherman on display
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Okay then. Two links

    The Buddy Davis sportfish:
    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3262039-Buddy...

    The lobster boat:
    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2343238-Rebui...
    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3262039-Buddy-Davis-sport-fisherman
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    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2343238-Rebuilding-a-Midwest-Lobster-boat
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks folks for the kind compliments

    pressonregardless, any one in particular to see the build log?
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    ๐Ÿ“ My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A few more.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    There are for each. Are you on RCG stateside? If there is enough interest here I will post links to build logs. But, I donโ€™t want to be boorish.
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    ๐Ÿ“ My fleet
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Some photos of boats in my fleet
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    ๐Ÿ“ Pilot boat progress
    1 month ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finished the house railings & ladders. Added the fore & aft mooring bitts and fabricated a more true to type spotlight.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Ray Hunt Pilot boat
    2 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A few more photos after additional work.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Pilot boat
    3 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Link to a short video.

    https://youtu.be/TKOhnNgqCBA
    https://youtu.be/TKOhnNgqCBA
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    ๐Ÿ“ C Raymond Hunt Pilot boat
    3 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A few photos of an easy not-very-detailed Pilot boat build while in Florida to escape the New England weather. Not yet complete as I didnโ€™t bring along soldering gear to complete the railings.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Another excursion
    4 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Amazing T! Very ingenious.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Fort Valley Deck Lockers
    5 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Wicked good craftsmanship! Hope to see it next spring/summer.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Fort Valley Pilothouse
    7 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Some fine T.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Time to call it complete
    7 months ago by Chum444 ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you T & the rest of you for the kind comments.
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