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    (Other) Eva
    Eezie build RAF fire boat with some adoptions ,shortened bridge ,added mast , Scenario boat is seconded for use by the red cross to transport wounded ,injured or refugees to larger hospital ships, don't know if they existed but heres my take with the help of my grand daughter Eva (6/10)
    (Fire Boat) 1956
    Eezibuild 50+RAF fire rescue boat ,laser cut from 3mm MDF oak decks ,don't know if there was a fire boat numbered 1956 but it was a good year so that's the number decided the fire sign and numbers should be air force blue laser cut from photographic paper ,vents were 3D printed still some finishing touches (5/10)
    (Tug Boat) TBC
    Scratch built loosely based on the St Chanute ,made from recycled wood the winch is made from parts of an old sewing machine the mast is copper pipe and an artists paint brush handle the rails are split pins with 1.6welding rod soldered the rigging is cord from a venetian blind dyed using indian ink ,the only bought items were the propeller ,anchors ,paint and glue (ESC: scratch build) (5/10)
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    πŸ“ Happy Easter Everyone! 🐣
    2 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    And to you ,hope the Easter bunny brings lots of eggsβ›΅β›΅β›΅
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    πŸ“ CNC boat kits...?
    7 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well done that manπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Noodle Jet Boat
    11 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    There were plans for a noodle boat in a fairly recent model boats mag ,though not jet propelled,can't find the issue as the wife has "cleaned up my corner"πŸ‘it's here somewhere.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Hull
    11 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    The frames are of 4mm ply ,I use this because I can get lots of scrap off cuts from the place I used to work before I retired, I go in once a month for what my wife calls "my red cross parcel".πŸ˜‚

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    πŸ“ Difficulty posting replies
    15 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Hi Stephen,
    It was in model boat crew,I had other pictures of 3D printed crewmen

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    πŸ“ Difficulty posting replies
    15 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Tried replying to a post and it keeps asking for a category and subject even though they are both filled in ,it could just be me and my non existing computer skillsπŸ˜€
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    πŸ“ Model Boat crew....
    15 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    If you have access to a 3d printer,maybe at your local library,you can down load free from thingyverse,a couple I have had done Popeye 4"high and Captain Haddock 4" including base .these were both printed at my local library,with Popeye costing 50p and Captain H costing 75p.

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    πŸ“ HMS Bangor M109
    15 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Very nice boat .wish I had friends like that.πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Static Model Boat Builders
    17 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Welcome to the pleasure dome, there's no end to the help and information you can glean from the contributors
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    πŸ“ Grand Modellers Bring & Buy Sale
    20 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Hi Mick,
    How you keeping?,Im in the same boat so to speak ,there doesn't seem to be anything up in Scotland this year unless I've missed any announcements.
    cheers Marky πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Hull
    21 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Managed to get a little time to myself and have managed to make a start on the hull ,strips are 20mm and 10mm -1.6mm plywood strips ,there's a few wee gaps but as the old shipyard saying goes "putty and paint makes a job what it ain't"
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Detailing the cabin – Part 2. The Roof Rails.
    22 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Nice simple but effective jig πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Being Sociable.
    29 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Not being rude ,would this not be better in build blogsπŸ‘
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    πŸ“ New posts
    30 days ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Cheers DougπŸ‘
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    πŸ“ New posts
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Is it possible to get the latest posts of a forum topic at the top rather than having to scroll all the way through,there may be a button somewhere but can't see it,I know you can do this on build blogs .
    Cheers MarkyπŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Being Sociable.
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Light the blue touch paper and retire a safe distance.😎

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    πŸ“ Soldering
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Many moons ago when I worked in the shipyards we used something similar on a much larger scale with the holes 2"dia these massive slabs of steel were used to bend bulb bar and hold plates flat for welding they were called dogging plates or tables depending on the size (I think dogging has a different connertation now a days) .the tables or plates were used with bars which were called dogs .good luck with the rest of the soldering😐😐

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    πŸ“ Soldering
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Did you make the perforated jig your using?
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Bridge
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Managed to get some strips cut ,with any luck should be able to start cladding the hullπŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Bridge
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Managed to get a bit done between the hospital and snow ,after sealing and a couple of coats of mr Halfords primer a couple of coats of grey ,painted the windows and the port lights matt black will then glaze at a later date

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    πŸ“ Mystery Boat
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Up loaded 6 only one has come through will keep trying

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    πŸ“ Mystery Boat
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Looked through my famous paddle streamers book the one I found that looked similar was Brighton Queen,alas it only it is shown with only one mast ,I have enclosed images of the book pages ,hope this is some help.
    For some reason can't add photos will add later when I work this out.

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    πŸ“ Puzzled
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Game of thrones ,alive and kicking πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Puzzled
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Another puzzle. Colin H what's that on your shoulder? (just being nosey)

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    πŸ’¬ Re: New Fenders
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    If your ever desperate for a cuppa you can always dunk them into a mug of boiling water.πŸ€”

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    πŸ“ New forum rankings.
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Oh well there goes my Navy pension🀣🀣🀣

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    πŸ“ New forum rankings.
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Life's full of little ups and downs ,enjoy the site and banter ,as a late discoverer of this great hobby this site has been most informative and have made and I hope I can call them this ,great friends ,quite happy if they ranked me as cabin boyβ›΅

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    πŸ’¬ Re: New Fenders
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Fenders look far better than tyres more in keeping with the boatπŸ‘ .did you dye them with tea?.

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    πŸ“ Planking
    1 month ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    No sh*tπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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    πŸ“ Bridge
    2 months ago by marky ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Built the canopy around the wheel house, it was a little bit fiddley and brought back some math and drawing skills I haven't used for a wee while πŸ‘

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