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    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
    still work to be done
    race 500
    standard 500 club racer
    Sea Princes
    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) 123
    yet another free yacht i seem to collect all unwanted more details in the morning (5/10)
    (Yacht) Magic
    yet another free yacht this micro magic will be for my grandkids (5/10)
    (Yacht) micro magic
    just picked this up needs a little work will be a little while as others waiting photo soon (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) ?? none ??
    needs motor and battery looking for advice (5/10)
    (Working Vessel) Lundy shore
    just got this one in store in workshop (5/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) canal boat
    built this from my own plans at 12th scale (5/10)
    (Yacht) Victoria ?
    have just got this yacht and this will need a complete rework if anyone can help with information please help me (5/10)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: hfm thames barge
    7 days 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
    8 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    well lock down still going but the barge is finished ??
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    πŸ“ Lockdown Complaints
    14 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    Remember asking for a chain and sprocket set for a bmw motorbike poor lad went off to the stores coming back 15 mins later saying they where out of stock while his mates where laughing there socks off ( bmw motorcycles are shaft drive )


    and who remembers yellow and black striped paint
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    πŸ“ Canal Boat
    21 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    lock down build 2 (after the Thames barge )
    still lots to do as waiting for prop and shaft, rudder to arrive. this is held together (just) with hope will have to glue when parts arrived then the fun will really start
    1/12 figure way out of scale
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Joanne Ipswich (Thames Barge )
    22 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    sorry to say its the small one 1/32 1/35 scale
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    πŸ“ Joanne Ipswich (Thames Barge )
    23 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    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›΅
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    πŸ“ Has this happened to you
    23 days ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    has this happened to you as well
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    πŸ“ woodbridge model boat club
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    we now have a facebook page
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    πŸ“ Sails sewing
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    thanks for all your input now for some sweet talking to be done so hopefully when we are all aloud out to play i can get some on water time
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    πŸ“ Sails sewing
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    ok people put you thinking caps on, have sail cloth, cord (scale rope ?) and sewing cotton
    so which way is the waft on the sails with the leach or the luff this is for my Thames Barge
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    πŸ“ Sail material for vintage yachts...
    1 month ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    take a look at this
    https://www.modelboats.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=82631

    says it all about halfway down page
    https://www.modelboats.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=82631
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    πŸ“ Sail material for vintage yachts...
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i have used 1000 cord Egyptian cotton for this one
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Deck fittings and Horn
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    mine painted with more detail to go plus something to play with and another barge in the making
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Rudder, Prop, Propshaft and Motor
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i scanned the drawing on an a4 so it comes in 8 sheets printable on an a4 printer so its the original size
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Rudder, Prop, Propshaft and Motor
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    if anybody wants a scanned set of plans for the push tug i have a file i can send to you
    print on a4 tape together and you have a full set
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Rudder, Prop, Propshaft and Motor
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    this is the 1 i made no photo of the finished as yet with barge soon ?
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    πŸ“ Cap'n Nerys' RC Coracle - THINK TANK - Contributions welcome :-))
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    have a look at this ⚑⚑⚑
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtv-5t8F29U
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtv-5t8F29U
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Row, row, row, yet another boat
    2 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i did this

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7NnpLcidDE
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7NnpLcidDE
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    πŸ“ 3D Pens
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    nice work but it takes hours of fun
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    πŸ’¬ Re: sails update
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    thanks for that will remember next time πŸ‘ 😊
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    πŸ“ sails update
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    after looking at photos of real barges the sails a edged with rope so it begins,
    1. mark the sail size on cotton
    2.cut a length of 1mm nylon cord longer than required
    3.sew with a zig-zag stitch very carefully keeping nylon cord in line with mark (on sail )
    4. using a very sharp cutting wheel cut just outside the zig-zag stitching

    this is just the first attempt will be better when i get back from hoils
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    πŸ“ rigging started
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    using the book her gear and rigging, started on mine, still lots to do, but ha ho on we go
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    πŸ“ RC for Submarines
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    I think the old 27mhz will work through water ?
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    πŸ“ Flysky TH9X with OpenTX and AFHDS-2A
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    is this any help
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    πŸ“ update on row row
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    after a test i found that belt slip was bad very bad so been trying an old printer belt 3mm wide and motor, having to glue bits to the center drive disc then trying to glue the cut belt back together this worked fine now having trouble setting the motor but getting there photos to follow
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    πŸ“ Thames Barge info
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    with help from a friend i have access to

    The Thames Sailing Barge her gear and rigging by Dennis j Davis (1970 print ) with some nice photos

    and

    Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway by
    Edgar j March ( 1970 ) nice read
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    πŸ“ bit more
    3 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    just used cotton covered elastic thread in my dead eyes 65p for 50 mts
    cotton
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    πŸ“ thames barge
    4 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    i have some ripstop from my kite flying days so will use some of that, used some on this yacht 60" free sailer also has Braine gear comes out as a 10 ratter
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    πŸ“ thames barge
    4 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    will be making a set of ripstop nylon and test than if needed make another size set
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    πŸ“ thames barge
    4 months ago by jacko ( Midshipman)
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    hows this ken but still needs refining
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