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    ๐Ÿ“ Rigging Thames Barge
    9 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks for your relpy Dave, and pm.

    The quality and tidiness of the builds here make me very nervous to post photos of where I am going! Ill tidy things up and post in due course. The plans I have show all the rigging, but when I came to actually do it, I found I was unsure how to end the lines, and where they tie off. Im curious how others do it on a these models - and strong enough to withstand the Wellington winds.

    I have found this video which is a very neat example, that others may like -

    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=how+to+rig+a+radio+control+gaff+rig&docid=6
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    ๐Ÿ“ Rigging Thames Barge
    9 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have been using the wire wrap and low temp solder technique used on the CD that Sarik provide - every one is getting better. I added a bit more of a loop from fishing knots so I felt the end result would be more secure.

    ๐Ÿ“ Rigging Thames Barge
    10 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks Andy - found the book on ebay - ranging from $20 to $400!!

    ๐Ÿ“ Rigging Thames Barge
    11 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks Jacko - every bit helps.

    ๐Ÿ“ Rigging Thames Barge
    11 days ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi, Im building the Sarik model of thames sailing barge Veronica, , which is my first scratch build and really my first build of a sailing model. Chosen because my great grandfather was a TSB captain.

    It has been more of a challenge than it should have been, but great fun and a good excuse to buy a few more tools!! - and learn some more sailing language.

    I am finding that I am getting stuck on the rigging - where it all ties off, how best to set up for this model. Is there a dummies guide or good resource that I should be aware of? I do have the CD that comes with this model, and habe searched this site and others. There are none that I am aware of New Zealand to check out. Thanks

    ๐Ÿ“ Free Christmas Prize Draw!
    1 month ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Great quiz and lots of light hearted fun, which has drawn me in. I suggest that organising next year's be volunteered to anyone who has complained about the answers or given away the answer.

    ๐Ÿ“ Free Christmas Prize Draw!
    2 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    I must be one of those stats nerds.

    Our (NZ's) position in the table might be something to do with NZ only 270,000 sq kilometres, but 15,000 km of coastline, 9th largest in the world. And current holders of the Americas Cup.๐Ÿ˜€

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    4 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Here is a link that may interest you with quite a bit of information?

    https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/modelsteam/maxwell-hemmens-precision-steam-model
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Creole Queen Sternwheeler
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks pressonregardless. Im in New Zealand - we tend to be used to high shipping cost down here, but I do have addresses in USA and UK that I use, and which open up purchasing from both countries.

    I also have an unopened Revel Queen Mary that winks at me each time I go into my modelling shed!

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Creole Queen Sternwheeler
    6 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have an un started kit packed away, including the dumas motor, smoker, sound modules (whistle and calliope) with a r/c switch to control them. Im determined not to start until I finish one of my current builds! So very interested in your pics - you have inspired me to complete one that I have started.

    ... and I have a search on ebay for a cheap? Washington, so would love to see that build too.

    ๐Ÿ“ Suppliers of Boat Electronics
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thanks everyone - good leads given, plenty of scope to fill my shopping basket.

    Ian

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    ๐Ÿ“ Suppliers of Boat Electronics
    8 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi all - Im wondering where everyone goes for their electronics.

    I have used Action Electronics gear in the past, but so much is out of stock and has been for a while.

    Im in New Zealand - not too much selection here - and tend to buy reasonable amounts of gear at a time to get sent in. Have two models here now waiting to get their souls.

    ๐Ÿ“ Instruction Manual for Tug
    12 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Have just emailed a copy to you of what I have.

    ๐Ÿ“ Instructions for Lion Roar Detail Kit - Schnellboot Type S-100 LAS35013
    12 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi - I had time away from home, so took the detail kit with me to fill in time with the photo- etch. Unfortunately looks like I have left one of the instruction leaflets behind.

    I would very much appreciate a copy if anyone is able to help please. I do have the sheet that includes instructions for the wooden decking.

    The Kit is LionRoar No LAS35013 for the Italeri 1/35 scale Schnellboot S-100. I am hoping to convert to rc.

    Thanks
    Ian

    ๐Ÿ“ Instruction Manual for Tug
    12 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    If you mean the one that is in the picture, I have a scan that I can send you. Is about 15yrs old, I understand there may have been been some change to the kit, but should be minor.

    ๐Ÿ“ Pics?
    12 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IanTurk ( Leading Seaman)
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    Got the hint!! Just changed from lurker to member.



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