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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’¬ Re: HMS Repulse.Hull strengthening and deck support.
    3 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Hi Bill, do you have a maker space near you that could laser engrave /cut your deck for you using your drawings .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Handrails Continued
    4 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Thanks Ed, didn't realise that there was nearly 4 feet of handrail when I started.
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    πŸ“ Handrails Continued
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    That's all the Handrails soldered ,washed them in hot soapy water to clean off the flux residue , they ended up a bit over scale forgot about the thickness of the wire but its a model not a scale representation of an actual ship that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it 😁,a wee clean up and a paint next.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Entertainment for Bionic Bill
    4 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Superb Graham, playing radio Caroline😁.
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    πŸ“ 3D Printer
    5 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Doug ,Once I'm out and about I will see Ricky (honest)πŸ˜‰
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    πŸ“ 3D Printer
    6 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Sorry previous post went before I finished the story ,The main printer which cost in the region of Β£60,000 was multi headed and could print multiple colours at one time and also different hardnesses so you could print a wheel with rubber tyres in one print, when they return to work I'll go in and see Ricky the printing guru and photograph some examples of the stuff he prints for surgeons to practice procedures on .
    Try and get a video of the printer working.
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    πŸ“ 3D Printer
    6 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Ed, you'll need to get the wood effect PLA to save on the paintingπŸ˜‚.
    Where I used to work before retiring (University workshops)we had lots of 3D printers in a lab that students could just put in their files and print
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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMAFV SEAL #10
    6 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Looking very nice, Great job
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Handrails
    7 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Sorry rogue picture of the garden materialized out the ether ,enjoy the roses🀣
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    πŸ“ Handrails
    7 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Started making up the handrails ,there made from 1/16" (1.6mm) mild steel gas welding rods soldered together ,made a jig for the straight lengths uprights drop through the holes ,rail is soldered on then assembly is pushed up to desired height and then second bar soldered in place ,only one small burn πŸ™„.
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    7 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    "Zodiac in the lounge" Roy is obviously taking global warming to heart.😁
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    πŸ“ Model Boats Magazine August 2020
    11 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Mine arrived this morning.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Final Assembly
    12 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Did some repair work on her holds in the mid 70s,not exactly the most pleasant working conditions can't even begin to describe the smell lunch must have been an experience🀒.

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    πŸ“ Deans Marine LST 388
    13 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Nery's ,enjoyed reading about your dad he seems to have had a varied and interesting life .

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Final Assembly
    13 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Auld Reekie pet name for Edinburgh due to in the Good old days the Good people of the old town throwing their ablutions πŸ’©out the tenement windows to the shout of "gardeloo",
    Gardeloo was also the name of the ship that took the sewage out into the Firth of Forth and dumped it (no pun intended).
    Should have said at the start really nice build.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Smit Nederland Update!
    14 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Its all these White wires Ed .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Success!
    14 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Ed That's the ships dog done ,now for the rest of the crew .are you using thingyverse?
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    πŸ’¬ Re: More Paint
    15 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Nice colour scheme ,I've been out of commission for most of the last fortnight ,so I'm enjoying catching up with all the builds.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Creality 3D Ender DIY 3D Printer!
    15 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Hi Ed ,looking forward to your blog and seeing what your going to turn out.
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    πŸ“ "Skin's
    16 days ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Lucas Fox the drummer from Motorhead 🀣
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Controller
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Bills aged a bit since that photo Graham .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Farmile d images of mast set up
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Great videos Doug really enjoyed them .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Alligator clip test Leads!
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    At least there not all White 😁 enjoy .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Razzle dazzle
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Thanks for all the great comments ,the masking took ages , but don't know why the tape started to lift at the edges as I was spraying ,maybe cheap tape or maybe it lost some of its stickiness due to lying around for a bit .
    Nery's I'm just calling this ship Arctic convoy as a tribute to the heroes who sailed on them. The ship is 39" long
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Painting
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Brilliant Graham, a true work of art .
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    πŸ’¬ Re: 3D Printed Tug.
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Really nice Bill, is this the same tug I've seen being printed on YouTube ?
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Completed Mast and Funnels ready to prime!
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Brilliant Ed , don't get your wires crossed😁.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Razzle dazzle
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    Thanks Martin , After getting over the migraine πŸ˜‚I'm quite pleased with the effect although it didn't turn out exactly as I had envisaged
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    πŸ“ Razzle dazzle
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    As the song goes "give 'em the old (πŸ˜‰) razzle dazzle "
    After priming and then spraying matt White spent a while masking off the Black ,Blue ,yellow and grey area's ,will have to touch it up as the masking tape unmasked for some unknown reason ,quite happy with the results though .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkjBOIVZwVo
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW3MIixEps4 😁😎
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Bulkheads installed, a slight issue and a bit of paint.
    1 month ago by marky ( Captain)
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    So far so good ,there's going to be a fleet of rowing boats soon.
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