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13th May 2011
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deepdiver

Member Stats
Stats
Member No. 1403
Registered 13th May 2011
Last Online 19th Apr 2018
City East Sussex
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 1
Sailing Locations 1
Forum Posts 35
Photos Posted 50
Likes Received 46
Likes Given 23
56 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
Swiss Cottage MBC. Shoreham. West Sussex
Since: 20th Dec 2017
Harbour
Calypso
Type: Other
Lieutenant
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
96 points away from Commander!
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Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 8
Forum Thread 5 15
Forum Post 2 70
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 0
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 3
Build Blog 20 20
Blog Post 5 20
Blog Response 3 45
Sailor 8 8
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 23
Received Likes 2 92
304 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
I want my workshop back! by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 hours ago
I would love to have the Joffre if she is the twin screw one, But I think you are in Scotland if you are then sending it via some carriers would cost also it may get damage. Good luck with the sales. Fred

Speedline Thames Barge kit. by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Going on their advert it looks like an old H.F.M kit brought up to date, I had the H.F.M one back in 1990 that cost me all of £70.00, if I remember right I had to increase the under water size of the rudder. As for sailing I don't remember much as after a few times out, I found that sail boats just was not my thing. Sorry that I can not be any more help Fred

wooden ladders by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Hi Like the idea of the jig, did you use mahogany for the ladders? Loving the detail you are putting into this👍 Fred

site surgestions by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 9 days ago
Hi RNinMunic Yes I do agree with some of what you are saying, but some of the members can not take a laptop with them or do not have a laptop, so far my HP laptop has been back to HP four times for repair, I am now thinking of an Apple laptop, As for going away I have to take a cpap with me for the medical problems that I have, to carry that+laptop + help the wife who is disabled and only having two hands, at times I feel I need more hands. Sorry rant over. Look you have given a lot of advice to a lot of members and I bet you will keep on doing so, in the past you have given me some advice that has made me look at things in a different light,🤔 One thing I use my tablet more to read e-books than as a hand held P/C, Fred

site surgestions by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 9 days ago
OK the thing is on some tablets you are unable to do this, and as KMBcsecretary said a last button or new post would be of some help. Went to see the film Last Post when I was a teenager.😁

site surgestions by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 9 days ago
Last Post about 09.30am😂 in Peacehaven

Hull identity???? by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 16 days ago
Hi How about a HDML?🤔

British Air Sea Rescue Launch by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 16 days ago
Hi I also went and got this model, that would have been about 18 month's ago, I have still not finished it. Could not get anything to fit right, so in the end I just went for it, twin rudder along with twin props, 😱 just hope that it will work O.K. FRED

Boatdeck bulwark & boatdeck planking by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Hi That is looking good.👍 Keep up the good work, looking forward to your updates. Fred

bad day at blackrock by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 24 days ago
Hi As has been said, show it just who is the boss, you know that you can beat it I would think everyone is rooting for your.👍 Fred

Doors by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Looking great, keep up the good work, looking forward to your next update👍

Anchor chain tubes by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi That is a nice tight looking deck, just hope mine comes out that good.

WTF by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
And it is not even a RORO😊

Bulwark capping by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Looking good Alan, as RNinMunich said good tip on the bending of the bulwark. Fred

Bulwarks and deck supports by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Alan P I do not know if 1 if I have pasted this on to you via another forum or 2 if you have seen this post from another forum http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,7930.... Liking your build👍 Fred

Deck Beams and Anchor Port's by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Doug Good point👍 I have just made more work for myself😆, my thoughts behind it was that I could see my fixing marking's when I started fitting the cross beams for the rudder servo and speed controller. All the best Fred

Deck Beams and Anchor Port's by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Sorry for the delay in posting, as you see I have now fitted new deck beams along with cutting out and fitting box's around the anchor port's, I have also painted the inside of the hull, next job is to fix some new cross beams for the new decks to sit on.

Shoreham life boat by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Spitfire99 Great Vid, will you be going on the 24th March? I had a great time last year.👍 Fred

Bench sander by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Going to try and get my self one to-day, they look just about right size for my garage workshop👍.

Thurl pin rack by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
That is a very good looking boat.

Thurl pin rack by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Alan I dont know if you have read this http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,7930.... the other link to a write up on Lady T is this one http://www.thercmodelboatforum.com/t134-my-lady-t?highlight=... I hope the links works, they are by Footski. yes I have read that some of MMM white metal parts do need a lot of work to make them look good, Dave M on this site has also done the Lady "T" I have uploaded a photo of the label from the inside of my Lady "T", as you can see I have had her for some time now and I have only just started to lay out the internal parts. Fred

Thurl pin rack by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Alan Would this be the MMM Lady "T", if so I will have a look at my copy of the plans, or you could just give them a call 01522 730731 Brian would tell you. Fred

The Fun Starts by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Now the fun starts I started by rubbing down the inside of the bulwarks, in doing so I found that they had not been taken down to their correct level. so I started by removing the excess until they were all at the correct level. I the started to fitting all new deck beams and tided up the gunge that had been used to fix the shafts and rudder posts, You my ask whey have I not use filler to smooth out the bulwarks, well I am going to try plastic card, I am hoping that it will work so when I come to fit all the rib's to the bulwarks I can use liquid glue and not super glue. Sorry but I will have to post the photos later as the battery in my camera need's charging. Fred

Decks removed by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Dave When it stop's raining I will be able to get out into the garage and see what I can do, did not give it a thought about how I would go about removing the c**p that has been used. Fred

Decks removed by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Doug That look's like an interesting job you have on your hands, I just do not know how you find time to work on your boats. Any Idea how old this one is ?? Fred

Decks removed by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Dave Yes it doe's look bad I was thing that I could remove most of the fixing past and refit them with some P38. All the best Fred

Decks removed by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Now that the decks are removed I was then able to see how all the running gear was placed and fixed, I was in luck as the original builder had use a 300 type motor x 2 and had not gone down the servo motor route, I removed all the running gear alone with the electrics that was in place, I now turned my attention to the shafts, as they were fixed in place I felt that it would do more damage to remove them and replace them with new, it is a shame that the prop's are plastic I just may well look at replacing them at a later date. I now looked at the rudders and as they are of white metal I felt that they would be O.K.

H.M.S Bulldog by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Dave Thanks, please do not think that at any time did I take you advice as a criticism, after all how will some one learn is some one does not show them the path to go down. all the best Fred

H.M.S Bulldog by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi Dave M Thank you for your advice, I did not see the box until I had posted, I will do it next time. This is my first time ever at doing a Build Blog let alone a rebuild so this is a very steep learning cover for me in one way or anther👍 , so sorry for any mistakes that I am likely to make. RH Baker yes your boat is the best size but I have an SLK😊 and the boot space is a bit tight, so most of my boats just will not fit so I now have to ask if any one can take them to our lake or show for me, All the Best Fred

H.M.S Bulldog by deepdiver Lieutenant   Posted: 3 months ago
I first started by removing all the decks, this was just a case of running a knife around the inside of the hull, the decks just feel out as it looked as if they had been fixed to the hull with double sided tape but it was just a case of using the wrong type of glue😆, on removing the fore-deck I found that it was in two pieces, think I will make the new one in one piece, I left all the deck fitting’s fixed to the decks so that they would not get lost,