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    ๐Ÿ“ Clyde Puffer kit build
    15 days ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Just started a puffer kit build ( Mountfleet kit). First step build a new stand for it. The attached photos show the progress so far, bare fibreglass hull, internally painted, fitting of prop shaft, making of electric motor mount and fitting it, setting out the controls and battery mount construction and finally a coat of red primer for the under water hull areas.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Clyde Puffer. Scratch Built.
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi, I am just about to start building a kit version of the 'Puffer' I hope it looks as good as your one, you have done a good job, well done.
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    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    That looks very good especially if that is your first attempt, well done.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Regina and Our Lass and Zwart Zee
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Before starting my next model these are two models that I have previously made over the past few years.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: RIVA Aquarama
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi Rookysailor, don't let the set go rotten in the box have a go. This is only the second planked model I have built. It is fairly straight forward just have to be careful shaping the bow as there is no bow section of the keel extension to build onto to get the shape (hope this makes sense). My kit came with motors etc and reduction gearing so that was a new thing to build. I have just bath tub tested and have small leak round prop shafts so now awaiting some epoxy resin to sort this out.
    Good luck with your kit.

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    ๐Ÿ“ RIVA Aquarama
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Project now completed some new pictures attached.
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    ๐Ÿ“ RIVA Aquarama
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Kit build project in progress.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: RIVA Aquarama
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    I hope it performs like the real thing!
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    ๐Ÿ“ RIVA
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Thanks Dick it was quite time consuming to get to this stage, but nearly finished.
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    ๐Ÿ“ RIVA Aquarama
    2 months ago by davejw ( Able Seaman)
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    Kit build project in progress.

    Electrical wiring
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