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    RegisteredπŸ“…5th Dec 2013
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    (Working Vessel) Bella
    Scratch built wooden construction (Motor: Cordless Drill motor) (ESC: Viper) (8/10)
    (Tug Boat) KaSaBon Caldercraft Riverman
    Caldercraft, Riverman Thames tug based on no particular vessel. 1950/60s. Would have been used mainly for towing lighters up river, hence low superstructure. No longerinproduction (8/10)
    (Working Vessel) Bonnie
    1/24 puffer. Needs lot of low down lead for bouyancy (Motor: Torpedo 500) (ESC: Viper) (8/10)
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    πŸ“ Sound system
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks guys
    Technobots is what I was after.
    Will post result when fitted
    Thanks again
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    πŸ’¬ PBR MKII
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great boat. Looks even better in real life
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    πŸ“ Sound system
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Anybody heard of sound system called technobox as recommended but can't find them on the web

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    πŸ’¬ Merry Christmas
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    God idea about using thinner strips and laminating

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    πŸ“ Cargo ship
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Just placing fittings around ship to see how they can go together

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    πŸ’¬ Queen Mary 2
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The night shots are phenomenal πŸ˜€
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    πŸ’¬ lucky find
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great result
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    πŸ“ Layout of fore deck
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    No plans and trying to use whatever is in my scrap boxes so working on the layout as I go along. Total cost so far is about Β£50

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    πŸ’¬ RNLB RUTH ANN
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great looking model

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    πŸ“ Waterline
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Waterline added. Tested in bath now that ballast installed. Sits well s can proceed with fitting deck to hull

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    πŸ“ Ballast installed
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Not needing speed so going to use a couple of 6v lead acid batteries. Placed them into hull to take into account for ballast needs

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    πŸ’¬ Grace of Harwich
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Still sailing on the Orwell. Great to see

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    πŸ’¬ Waveney Lifeboat 1st sail
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    What type / amp rating controller are u using?

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    πŸ’¬ us coast guard
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Believe these were used by RNLI for a period of time

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    πŸ’¬ Bella
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yes have raided my granddaughter's dolls house for bits and bobs. Sails well and has the turning circle of a real container ship 😊 . Great fun though

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    πŸ’¬ my boats
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice little fleet you have
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    πŸ’¬ R.N.L.B. Lady MacRobert (Montrose Lifeboat)
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Interesting idea about using twin receivers. Clever

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    πŸ’¬ Deck lights
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Interested in the liquid water resin. Will have to look that one up.

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    πŸ’¬ A 16ft tanker towboat
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great idea 😊

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    πŸ’¬ more photos
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice to see this being refurbished. Be nice to see photos of the finished boat

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    πŸ’¬ A few more pictures ~
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice detail in the wheelhouse πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ stanchions
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looking good. I've got one of these bought as a bit of a wreck. Watching your blog with interest for when I start my rebuild

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    πŸ’¬ wotan emden AE7
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hear of people having good finds a boot sales. I keep looking but no boat bits and bobs yet.

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    πŸ’¬ British Coast
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great looking model

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    πŸ“ Deck painted
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Used old paint sampler onto the wooden deck. Will see how it dries wherever it stays that colour

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    πŸ“ Hull painted
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hull painted, now awaiting it to harden before adding white stripe on water line

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    πŸ“ Bella
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    47" working Narrowboat. All wood construction but have fibreglassed below the waterline. Plenty of detail in the living quaters

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    πŸ’¬ Model Slipway Clyde Puffer - Libby
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Finally got round to finish my puffer.(if one ever finishes)
    Took your advise and grip hull and rest mainly wood and then planked

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    πŸ’¬ PT 301 (Snuffy Smith)
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice little mover

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    πŸ’¬ Tyne class lifeboat
    4 years ago by Deswelham ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Good luck. Looking forward to see updates

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