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    (Tug Boat) Smit Saba
    Bought about 6 months ago needed tidying and a coat of paint runs very well and will pull anything (Motor: MFA 500) (ESC: Viper Marine 25) (7/10)
    (Tug Boat) Al Khubar
    Still working on rebuild (Motor: MFA 25.1) (ESC: 3Msonik Marine) (5/10)
    (Life Boat) TRENT
    displacement (18lb) (Motor: 700BB Turbo) (ESC: robbe navy) (10/10)
    (Tug Boat) euro girl
    just started build will amend as and when NiCad (2) (Motor: caldercraft cem 900t) (ESC: electroniza (two)) (10/10)
    (Tug Boat) Flying Drake
    Outstanding Tug will pull all day and is steerable in reverse painted to a very high standered (Motor: Polish 12volt) (ESC: electroniza) (10/10)
    (Naval Ship) Sentinel
    Lots of small bits and takes time building sits nice in water and easy to carry (Motor: Graupner Speed 700 BB Turbo) (ESC: Action) (10/10)
    (Tug Boat) Smit Nederland
    Built by me in 1983 and used as often as possible form then on last used December 2014 at Widnes (Motor: decaperm 5 pole 1:2,75) (ESC: action) (10/10)
    Recent Posts
    πŸ“ New forum rankings.
    28 days ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Having just read all your views It is what it is.

    Good job looks good
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    πŸ“ 2 day model boat show
    30 days ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Ill be there hoping everything goes well.
    Looking forward to the event
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    πŸ“ Model Boat Show.
    3 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Great news looking forward to it.

    cheers

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    πŸ“ Tug For Sale
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi dave Thanks for letting me know you sold the Tug.

    cheers

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    πŸ“ afron alaw
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Started some months ago been busy on other things but build up till now Motors are fitted and work as is the bow thruster and kort knozzels and shafts. also the deck is complete and ready to fit.

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    πŸ“ alice upjohn
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thinking of my next build. can anybody give me any tips or ideas on the Alice Upjohn in general.

    cheers

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    πŸ“ Tug For Sale
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    lovely see you then.

    cheers

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    πŸ“ Tug For Sale
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Can you bring it to Southport on Sunday if you still have it so I can take a look.

    Cheers

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    πŸ“ Stalwart
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yesterday at Haydock show was a Stalwart.this was a very well made model with loads of detail brill.
    If by chance the owner reads this you were right they are the exhaust pipes there are fans under your spare wheel that cool the engine. Making a lovely heater.

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    πŸ“ The Model Boat Convention
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A bit quite from from the public side but a good two days.

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    πŸ“ boat show
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Plenty there this afternoon and I guess more will come tomorrow hope you find one.

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    πŸ“ The Model Boat Convention
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Just posted on chat. didnt look.

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    πŸ“ boat show
    8 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Tomorrow and Sunday is Haydock park show all set up today. come along for a great show

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    πŸ“ Our boating water
    12 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Doug been there many years ago.
    Photo 7 is what we were doing at a beer fest one of Many.
    Lovely place to sit and relax

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    πŸ“ Our boating water
    12 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    That's unbelievable nothing like that around here

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    πŸ’¬ Afon Alaw
    12 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Cheers Doug got them and have been up to Holyhead to see her sister Tug. Just found three more photo's I took.
    Take care.

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    πŸ“ Afon Alaw
    12 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The start of a new project
    The build will be of timber from templates.
    I will put photo's on site at intervals during the build.
    The tug was in service from 2004 and is based in Hoyhead.

    more to come when I research a bit more

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    πŸ“ Afon Alaw
    12 months ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is a new project in the photo you see over Β£400 of kit to build the Tug after another Β£110 or so and hours of building the tug will only fetch around Β£250 why bother?

    Because that's what we do

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    πŸ“ MODEL ENGINEERING and MODELLING EXHIBITION 2018
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi its done the same with this show as well.
    But shows the correct dates in the Events forum

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    πŸ“ AL Khubar 2
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The AL Khubar 2 is now SOLD.
    Thanks for looking.

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    πŸ“ Northern Model Boat Show Doncaster 2018
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Maybe your dates are a bit out
    cheers

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    πŸ“ norton cross
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    yes I found it, looks good on the water might just get one.

    take care
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    πŸ“ norton cross
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The webpage was very interesting thanks.
    That's a nice lake.

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    πŸ“ norton cross
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank you for the imfo i'll go look at the website.

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    πŸ“ AL Khubar 2
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi As seen in my build blog list of items fitted.
    2 MFA Geared 6-1 Motors. 2 Aqua power 128 FNR Speed controllers. Brass props. Bow thruster. Brass Korts. Sound unit.
    Horn. Lights. all in working order. Sailed very well yesterday at Owls pond.
    In good working order sold as seen with no returns too detailed to pack collection only please. Β£300 ovno. Any Question please ask. Plans and instructions also.

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    πŸ“ Streamline Models
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi if its paid for how did you pay ie bank or pay pal if so there will be a record who received the payment.

    good luck

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    πŸ“ wanted tug boat
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi anyone out there got a Portgarth tug for sale or know of anyone who has.
    Thanks to the 26 viewers but have now found a Portgarth.
    Don't laugh in the loft.

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    πŸ“ norton cross
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Anyone built MM's Norton Cross Tug and have any pictures of the model.
    thinking of getting one but would like an opinion of it first.
    Or something similar 34 x 11 single screw.
    cheers

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    πŸ“ Calling Devon boaters. Help!
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looks very good I hope your Uncle enjoys the day.
    Doug don't think it matters about spray rails as long as they have a good day.

    My the Force be with you

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    πŸ“ Trent class lifeboat
    1 year ago by dragon ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    best bet is Jackie at model slipway

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