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    r36
    just another r36 picked up to work on
    Joanne Ipswich (Thames Barge )
    Thames Barge part built when I got it been a labour of love as from a club member that went to the great lake in the sky β›΅β›΅β›΅
    Thames lighter
    maybe the 1st of many
    push tug
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    standard 500 club racer
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    At 23 inches long .... who washed his sea commander its shrunk, deck and fittings in the next few days now with my first attempt at planking the deck
    (Pleasure Craft) sea queen / commander
    just picked this one up needs work but will sit here for a few weeks / months / years who knows (5/10)
    (Yacht) Magic
    yet another free yacht this micro magic will be for my grandkids (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) ?? none ??
    needs motor and battery looking for advice (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) canal boat
    built this from my own plans at 12th scale (5/10)
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    have just got this yacht and this will need a complete rework if anyone can help with information please help me (5/10)
    Recent Posts
    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    5 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    this lock down has me so confused is it 2021 yet
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    5 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    April and May where never printed (lockdown) your account if you subscribe will be extended by 2 issues
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    πŸ“ older R36
    10 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    well r36 completed this afternoon last bits done so ready to race at the club pond in the morning, Shame i cant get any testing done so first test is in the race hope not to come last at least once have, remembered to charge all batteries
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    πŸ“ yet another sea commander
    12 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    looks like its delaminating inside as well marked the outside damaged area looks like a big job will need to remove part of the keel fit new bits and will fiberglass over the repair help
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    πŸ“ yet another sea commander
    13 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    will post pictures in morning
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    πŸ“ yet another sea commander
    13 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    took the boys sailing last week both have sea commanders after 15 mins i lad ran over the pump that sits at one of the pond and damaging the keel and splitting the first 8 inch's from the bow look like i will have to get the saw out not looking forward to do that, any advice how to do it HELP
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    14 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    mine arrived this morning 😊😊😊😊
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    πŸ“ Woodbridge class 123
    16 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    some time ago i talked about the 123 class we sail and was asked to post a few photos so today we raced the class please see https://youtu.be/XiwZRWVhW_o to see them race also a few pictures of some
    https://youtu.be/XiwZRWVhW_o
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    πŸ“ r36
    19 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    just another r36 picked up to work on
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    πŸ“ older R36
    24 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    picked this up a few days ago older R36 to be played with.. old winch works but needs new steering rudder servo and sails this will be fun
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    πŸ“ yet another yacht
    30 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    just picked up a R36 yacht photos soon
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    πŸ“ picture
    30 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i have boats in my harbour that i have moved on how do i delete them please from there found the dustbin thanks
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    πŸ“ picture
    30 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i have boats in my harbour that i have moved on how do i delete them please from there
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    πŸ“ interested in Norfolk Boats / boating
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    if your interested in boats boating in and around the Norfolk Broads from 1900 please look at his site I found searching for Norfolk wherries photos http://www.broadlandmemories.co.uk/archive.html
    http://www.broadlandmemories.co.uk/archive.html
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    πŸ“ Fellow modeler
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    so sorry to here that your friend has to give up this wonderful hobby
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    πŸ“ Model Boat Find.
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    one of my grandsons with his/my sea commander which he painted his first attempt hope he gets better at it
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    πŸ“ Woodbridge class 123
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    just need to fit batteries seal deck test bulb weight (then if ok) its ready to go
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    πŸ“ Video Cameras for boat mount?
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    b and m have mini video cameras for 14.99 with fixings and waterproof case to 3 meters got i and it works fine
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    πŸ“ Woodbridge class 123
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    only rules are 12 inch from bottom of hull ... hull length 24 inch max.. and mast from hull deck to max height of 36 inch as for sails anything goes will post picks as soon as we get sailing again
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    πŸ“ Woodbridge class 123
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    no plans to do 1, as its just a re-scaled smaller Strathclyde 70, Wee Nip Sailing Yacht
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    πŸ“ Woodbridge class 123
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    we run a class and its called a 1-2-3 class 1ft keel 2ft hull 3ft main mast as i am about to race in this class i built this based on a wee nip scaling down from 37" to 23.5" (room for bumper as we sail in a walled pond) still more to do as were still in lock down so will need to get moving on this ??
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    πŸ“ Oil for prop shafts
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i use hmp grease fill tube insert shaft go this every year
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    πŸ“ Turnigy i6S Transmiter Modes/Spring loaded sticks
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    see for stick upgrade
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGj1h11GfuI
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGj1h11GfuI
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    πŸ“ Motor and Esc Wiring
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    ok you are using a 3 wire motor i was talking about 2 wire motors sorry
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    πŸ“ Turnigy i6S Transmiter Modes/Spring loaded sticks
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    The transmitter is made for aircraft, although we use them on boats.
    On an aircraft you don't want the throttle to shut.
    You can get another spring and arm to correct this.
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    πŸ“ Motor and Esc Wiring
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    not many know this but a motor has a + and - was the windings (coils) are wound either clockwise are anticlockwise
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    πŸ“ Hints and Tips.
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i got this from my local tool station (screwfix ) in the uk known here as sanding drums cost Β£10.99 box has a gap underneath to collect dust all mounter in my tower drill i have 2 tops 1 for the two larger drums and 1 for the rest
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    πŸ“ Hints and Tips.
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    I need to sand some of the ribs on a boat i am building and not having the correct sander i built this as the sander was over Β£55
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    πŸ’¬ Re: hfm thames barge
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    thanks for the info this is my 2nd barge so getting better each one i build so after a few more build's i might get it correct and just picked up the plans for Kitty (the free one's ) so might build one from scratch this photo is of number 1
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    πŸ“ hfm thames barge
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    well lock down still going but the barge is finished ??
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