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    (Pleasure Craft) Juliette II
    Scratch Built on a modified Deans Marine GRP hull. Upper works built from wood. Juliette II is still available for hire on the Norfolk Broads (Motor: MFA RE 385) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 20) (7/10)
    (Naval Ship) HMS Sussex
    Scratch Built on a Fleetscale GRP hull. Drive to all 4 props and illuminations. Built her over 20 years ago but still looks good (Motor: MFA RE 385 x 4) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)
    (Other) MV Balmoral
    Scratch built on a GRP hull (Models By Design) can be fully iluminated and build as seen in 2013 (Motor: MFA RE 385 x 2) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)
    (Other) PS Waverley
    Scratch Built on a GRP hull using a geared motor and plastic chain to drive two paddles. Took 5 years to build and she is 10 years old. She was built as seen in 1973 (Motor: MFA Torpedo 500 Motor and Gearbox) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)
    (Other) TSS Manxman
    Scratch built on a "Models By Design" GRP hull. Has rotating radar and can be fully iluminated. (Motor: MFA RE 385 (4.5-15v) Motor) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 20) (8/10)
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    πŸ“ MV Overchurch
    1 month ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finally Finished my scratched built model of MV Overchurch
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    πŸ“ MV Overchurch
    2 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Build sequence of my 1/48 scale MV Overchurch
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    πŸ“ MV Overchurch Sea Trials
    2 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    First time in the water for my 1/48 scratch built model of MV Overchurch Mersey Ferry. No extra ballast required and she responded well to the transmitter.
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    πŸ“ MV Overchurch
    2 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Just the stern seating and then she is ready for her sea trials
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    πŸ’¬ Re: TSS Manxman
    3 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Scratch built
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    πŸ“ MV Overchurch
    3 months ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    My lockdown project MV Overchurch (Mersey Ferry) 1/48 scale scratch built, radio controlled. Still a bit of work needed to finish her
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    πŸ“ SS Jervis Bay
    1 year ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Plenty of time to spent on my latest project in view of the current situation
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    πŸ“ TSS Manxman
    2 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    "Manxman"
    down the club waters today
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    πŸ“ PS Waverley
    2 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice day sailing down the pool today with my Model of
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    πŸ“ Mersey ferry hull
    2 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Wanted a1960s onwards Mersey ferry grp hul

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    πŸ’¬ Pride Of Hythe
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Beethoven Symphony #6 in F, I Think
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    πŸ“ Pride Of Hythe
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    1/96 Linkspan Model Constructed By D H Greatbatch
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    πŸ“ MV Rhapsody
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Sea trials of my 1/15 scale model of a Freeman 32 Mk1 river cruiser
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    πŸ“ M.V. Rhapsody
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    1/15 scale scratch built model of my boat (Freeman 32 Mk1) Rhapsody.
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    πŸ“ Pride Of Hythe
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A nice day spent on the pool with Pride Of Hythe. This is her first run with passengers and cars on board😊.

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    πŸ’¬ MV Balmoral
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    48 inches long
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    πŸ“ MV Balmoral
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    M.V. Balmoral down the boating pool yesterday in good weather conditions.

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    πŸ“ looking for a Mersey Ferry Model
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Where could I purchase a grp hull for one of these ferries

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    πŸ“ Pride Of Hythe
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Pride of Hythe first sea trials 21/02/2018. Linkspan 1/96 model kit, took 4 months to build. Triple props and bow thruster. She handled well and had a good accurate speed.
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    πŸ“ (Pleasure Craft) Juliette II
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    Scratch Built on a modified Deans Marine GRP hull. Upper works built from wood. Juliette II is still available for hire on the Norfolk Broads (Motor: MFA RE 385) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 20) (7/10)

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    πŸ“ (Naval Ship) HMS Sussex
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    Scratch Built on a Fleetscale GRP hull. Drive to all 4 props and illuminations. Built her over 20 years ago but still looks good (Motor: MFA RE 385 x 4) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)
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    πŸ“ (Other) MV Balmoral
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Scratch built on a GRP hull (Models By Design) can be fully iluminated and build as seen in 2013 (Motor: MFA RE 385 x 2) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)

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    πŸ“ (Other) PS Waverley
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Scratch Built on a GRP hull using a geared motor and plastic chain to drive two paddles. Took 5 years to build and she is 10 years old. She was built as seen in 1973 (Motor: MFA Torpedo 500 Motor and Gearbox) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 25) (8/10)

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    πŸ“ (Other) TSS Manxman
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Scratch built on a "Models By Design" GRP hull. Has rotating radar and can be fully iluminated. (Motor: MFA RE 385 (4.5-15v) Motor) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 20) (8/10)

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    πŸ“ Pride Of Hythe
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    My latest project, P&O Ferry "Pride Of Hythe" Built from a Linkspan Model kit.
    Nearly finished and awaiting sea trials down our club waters.

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    πŸ“ TSS Manxman
    3 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    TSS Manxman Sailing Day at Mary Stevens Park Stourbridge January 2018

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    πŸ“ TSS Manxman
    4 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A day's sailing with "TSS Manxman" on Mary Stevens Park Pool
    (Stourbridge Model Boats Club Waters)
    19th. April 2007
    STOURBRIDGE MODEL BOAT CLUB "TSS Manxman"
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    πŸ“ TSS Manxman
    4 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A winters day sailing down the club waters today
    SS Manxman
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    πŸ“ PS Waverley
    4 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    PS Waverley sailing day (Stourbridge Model Boat Club)

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    πŸ“ MV Balmoral
    4 years ago by davidhgreatbatch ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    MV Balmoral sailing day at Mary Stevens Park Stourbridge

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