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>> Home > Members > Deswelham
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5th Dec 2013
Last Online
28th Oct 2018
Deswelham

Member Stats
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Member No. 2650
Registered 5th Dec 2013
Last Online 28th Oct 2018
City Ipswich
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 3
Sailing Locations 1
Forum Posts 21
Photos Posted 42
Likes Received 22
Likes Given 45
81 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
Gipping Valley Model Boat Club
Since: 15th Dec 2013
Harbour
Bella
Type: Working Vessel
KaSaBon Caldercraft Riverman
Type: Tug Boat
Bonnie
Type: Working Vessel
Commander
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
97 points away from Captain!
Points
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 24
Forum Thread 5 35
Forum Post 2 42
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 30
Photos Response 3 39
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 24
Build Blog 20 60
Blog Post 5 90
Blog Response 3 30
Sailor 8 8
Guestbook Post 8 32
Liked Posts 1 45
Received Likes 2 44
503 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Sound system by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Thanks guys Technobots is what I was after. Will post result when fitted Thanks again Des

PBR MKII by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Great boat. Looks even better in real life

Sound system by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Anybody heard of sound system called technobox as recommended but can't find them on the web

Merry Christmas by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
God idea about using thinner strips and laminating

Trying different options by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Just placing fittings around ship to see how they can go together

Queen Mary 2 by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
The night shots are phenomenal 😀

lucky find by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Great result

Layout of fore deck by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
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 £50

RNLB RUTH ANN by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Great looking model

Waterline by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Waterline added. Tested in bath now that ballast installed. Sits well s can proceed with fitting deck to hull

Ballast installed by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
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

Grace of Harwich by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Still sailing on the Orwell. Great to see

Waveney Lifeboat 1st sail by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
What type / amp rating controller are u using?

us coast guard by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Believe these were used by RNLI for a period of time

Bella by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
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

my boats by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Nice little fleet you have

R.N.L.B. Lady MacRobert (Montrose Lifeboat) by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Interesting idea about using twin receivers. Clever

Deck lights by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Interested in the liquid water resin. Will have to look that one up.

A 16ft tanker towboat by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Great idea 😊

more photos by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Nice to see this being refurbished. Be nice to see photos of the finished boat

A few more pictures ~ by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Nice detail in the wheelhouse 👍

stanchions by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
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

wotan emden AE7 by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Hear of people having good finds a boot sales. I keep looking but no boat bits and bobs yet.

British Coast by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Great looking model

Deck painted by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Used old paint sampler onto the wooden deck. Will see how it dries wherever it stays that colour

Hull painted by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Hull painted, now awaiting it to harden before adding white stripe on water line

Bella by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
47" working Narrowboat. All wood construction but have fibreglassed below the waterline. Plenty of detail in the living quaters

Model Slipway Clyde Puffer - Libby by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Finally got round to finish my puffer.(if one ever finishes) Took your advise and grip hull and rest mainly wood and then planked

PT 301 (Snuffy Smith) by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Nice little mover

Tyne class lifeboat by Deswelham Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Good luck. Looking forward to see updates