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    Emily James
    Built from a fibre glass Hull I bought as part of a bundle on eBay. Made her into a steel beamer typical of the south coast.
    (Working Vessel) Winch for Emily P II
    Scaled at 1:12 Made of PVA board, plastic water pipe and wooden skewers! The end blocks were made from a steel rod which I turned on the metal lathe. Tried hard to get the large end nut detail. Need to add the warps once I have made the rope rusty looking! (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Our Tru
    I made this boat when I was 16. My Dad brought two pieces of wood home from the sawmill that he worked at that he had shaped roughly. I added the keel, bildges and shaped the hull. Wheelhouse is made of card and this is the current one ( I think there has been 4 different designs!). Gantry is made of brass. No power, she sails on the wind! Pulled back to shore by a line! Based on one or two of the inshore beach boats at Dungeness in Kent at the time. Pictures here are from two years ago when I dusted her off, put the flags on and reminisced! (7/10)
    (Working Vessel) Wheelhouse for Emily P II
    I ordered a Cygnus wheelhouse from Models by Design. Windows and door cut out. I have constructed the interior out of 2.5mm PVA board which I will paint to replicate wood. I will be adding a sink and a small cooker to the galley on the aft wall. I have cut the cooker area out but still have to cut the sink. (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Aft gantry for Emily P II update
    Fed the wires for the lights through the channels made and then painted the structure. Coated with a silver grey emulsion and then a stainless colour enamel. Net drum fits perfectly! (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Aft gantry for Emily P II update
    Fed the wires for the lights through the channels made and then painted the structure. Coated with a silver grey emulsion and then a stainless colour enamel. Net drum fits perfectly! (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Aft gantry for Emily P II
    Aft gantry taking shape. Have grooved a section put in one of the legs, top leg and cross beam.. this will be to put the wires for lights in. I will then plaster over the groove and sand and paint. (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Net drum for Emily P II
    Completed the net drum today from dowel and 2.5 mm PVA board. Will be given a rust up at a later stage. Will be positioned on the aft gantry (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Emily P II
    Purchased this hull from Prelived for Β£35 and intend to create a fishing boat capable of trawling and netting. Scale will be 1:12 The black plastic is 2.5mm thick and has been used to give the gunnels some depth. There will be a layer of fibre glass applied. Updates as the build continues... (Motor: Torpedo 500) (6/10)
    (Working Vessel) Net Hauler for next model Emily P II
    Scale 1:12 Have made this micro hauler static model for the next inshore fishing boat I am currently building. Made after reviewing plans and measuring a couple of styles on fishing boats. Made from sheet PVA craft board and two different sizes of water pipe... (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Emily P
    Scratch built from a wooden hull picked up on eBay for Β£35. Total spend on this project was Β£47. Based on an inshore stern trawler. (5/10)
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    πŸ“ Out of the mould and full steam ahead!
    2 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Hull is now out of the mould and the deck has been fitted but not fixed as I am waiting for motors to arrive. Wheelhouse and gantry are underway!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Mould out of the plug!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Will do although these are for me and not for selling so I will just be happy with a hull coming out!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Mould out of the plug!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Not sure about mass! Would be happy with one, two would be brilliant as I have someone who wants me to make a copy of their boat and three plus would be a bonus!
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    πŸ“ Mould out of the plug!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Really happy that the mould released from the plug! Now to make the hull!
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    πŸ“ Plug ready!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Three fills and sands later and the plug is glued to the board and has had a coat to resin to seal it. Now to try and get a mould!!
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    πŸ“ Plug coming on well
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Shape getting there, a few more layers of plaster and sanding to do yet before starting to take a mould off it.
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    πŸ“ Finally underway!
    3 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Plans created and I have started to build the hull which is being constructed from plastiboards.
    The intention is to make a plug so I can do my first ever mould!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Finished (for the second time)
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Show that to the judge! πŸ˜‚
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Finished (for the second time)
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    There are some nice boats at lymington, go there with work. And yes fisherman do keep their boats clean but they inevitably get battered between clean ups! They are working boats after all!!!
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    πŸ“ Finished (for the second time)
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Completed the paint today, happy with the level of distress!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Finally painting!
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well it’s certainly stronger! Now sponsored by Mecanno! Just having to build the muscles up again!
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    πŸ“ Finally painting!
    6 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    So I managed to break my leg in October which put pay to finishing the painting.

    Managed to start it today - white water line to do!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: New Bilde
    9 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    It’s great to see another fishing boat being made! Well done she looks good! However now the maiden trip has been done the fishing boat will be dirty in real life... I do hope you add some wear n tear!!

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    πŸ“ Disaster on the bench!
    9 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I decided to take Our Ben out to the bench to have a small paint up, however due to an accident several rather large boxes fell and caused her to end up in the floor! Hull is fortunately intact. I have seen this as an opportunity to resite the wheelhouse to one side to allow more deck space. Some of the capping had also broken so I have re applied using resin and tissue. This has given it much more strength.
    Now I can paint her! Photos to follow!!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    10 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Hi you are right they do have a model but it is not the same... I have tracked the plans down and am waiting for the drawings to be sent.
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    πŸ“ Measurements at Sea!
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I spent a day at sea to understand the gear and get lots of measurements. The boat is fishing for whelks currently and after hauling and shooting 200 pots we had just under 500 kilos!

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well I have started tracking the plans down and have managed to find the yard that now has the rights to the plans. Hopefully after the bank holiday they will contact me..
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Probably this one, but as you can see the rake of the bow is not right.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Would be interested to see it if you have any photos!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Will be RC. That’s what I am going to have to work out, joining the hills shouldn’t be too hard.... 🀞
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    πŸ“ Gemini G10 Catamaran fishing boat
    11 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    My next project has been a request from a local fisherman who after seeing my other models has asked me to make one of his. My father put the engines in the boat when it was first built. Julie Jean works from the beach at Dungeness. I am going to make the hulls from scratch as I can not find a catamaran hull with the right hull shape. This will be made from board and then coated in glass and resin. Scale will be metric 5cm - 1 m so total length will be 50cm..some photos here of the boat

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    πŸ’¬ Re: On the water (YouTube)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well I would be up for it! I’m attending the Folkestone trawler race in August! Nervous that one of the flour bombs might damage her though!!!! Also going to a regatta at Dover in August.. apparently there aren’t many fishing boats there... I intend to change that!!
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    πŸ“ Fish boxes finished!
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    So two coats of paint and some pen work.. I think these look good and are in stacked form ready for a big haul!
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    πŸ“ Fish boxes
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    A quick hours work tonight making the fish box stacks.
    Constructed by making a frame work and then adding strips of thinner plastic around in bands to give the impression of stacked boxes. Added a false base into the frame.
    I will as usual add the detail and the paint!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: On the water (YouTube)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Thanks Martin. Still got some fish boxes to make and when they arrive I have the radars to make that will turn. And then the detail will no doubt continue with deck hose, broom, life rings, blah blah blah!!!!
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    πŸ’¬ Re: On the water (YouTube)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well those were the days indeed! This one is at the long pond at Dungeness! You can see the β€˜the string’!
    Emily P model fishing boat
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    πŸ’¬ Re: On the water (YouTube)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Search graham paine on YouTube for others
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    πŸ“ On the water (YouTube)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    You tube link. There are other vids on there too!!
    15 July 2019
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    πŸ“ On the Water (Video)
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    A short video....
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    πŸ’¬ Re: On the water!
    12 months ago by GrahamP74 ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Video was a bit long - will be uploading one soon!
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