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Registered
14th May 2017
Last Online
15th Feb 2019
marky

Member Stats
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Member No. 4230
Registered 14th May 2017
Last Online 15th Feb 2019
City Musselburgh EH21
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 3
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 289
Photos Posted 172
Likes Received 470
Likes Given 429
378 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
No Sailing Locations
Harbour
Eva
Type: Other
1956
Type: Fire Boat
TBC
Type: Tug Boat
Fleet Admiral!
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
Top Ranking Member!
Points
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 24
Forum Thread 5 250
Forum Post 2 578
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 10
Photos Response 3 30
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 9
Build Blog 20 40
Blog Post 5 90
Blog Response 3 159
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 429
Received Likes 2 940
2559 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Bustler by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
Sorry all the pictures didn't upload first attempt . Cheers mark (Definitely not David Bailey)😁

Bustler by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
While waiting for the new bandsaw blades to arrive to start the hull I started on the bridge and superstructure ,made from 18mm mdf .will start a build blog soon .👍

A QUICK BUILD IN PICTURES OF HMS EXETER by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
Gorgeous 👍not bad for a 3 day build😁 Cheers Marky

Bat Man by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 7 days ago
Just have to try and get the bat boat or let him design one (loads of guns and missiles)and take it from there.both my grand kids like a play in the workshop /shed granddaughter has an affinity for glue in her hair

Good buy from Lidl by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
Bought a couple of packets when I bought mine a year ago,as wingcoax said they usually have them at the same time as there selling the tool.

Endeavour Model near Paris by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
Won't get that in the back of the average family saloon, plus a couple of strong mates to help with the launch 👍

Good buy from Lidl by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 days ago
word of caution, captive nut that holds the front guide on tends to work loose after changing the discs a few times nothing a bit of super glue can't solve

Help to indentify this tug please by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 15 days ago
Brilliant informative site👏

Lidl disk sander by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
I got one the last time they had them in as you say great buy for what you pay.

Burns night /Christmas by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
As I was in hospital over the festive season we decided to combine Burns night and Christmas, so haggis for Christmas dinner better than turkey anyway, and presents this morning wife gave me a ceramic picture by a talented artist who just happens to be my younger brother .Lang may yer lums reek. Cheers Marky

Done it. by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 30 days ago
Hi Ken Can be like Christmas every day ,,oh the waiting.😂Marky

Home by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 30 days ago
Getting home at last ,now just have to wait until the start of March for the results ,it's looking very positive and the good lady said I can get a new hut/workshop to keep me out of mischief. Cheers Marky😀

Snowplough by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Is it a boat is it a train?no its a snowplough seen at locomotion near Durham . Nice bit boat building put to Another use

U49 mclaren clockwork submarines. by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Do you use an English wheel to roll out the planishing marks. Cheers Marky

CNC boat kits...? by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Retired now but when I worked at the College the CAD Technicians just held material in place with masking tape they were cutting anything from silk to 12mm hard woods

HMS Campbeltown 1941, 1/96 scale by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Doug ,I'm just along the coast ,about 10 miles east . Only the rail bridge when this picture was taken now there's 2 road bridges as well. Have a healthy and prosperous 2019. Cheers Marky

HMS Campbeltown 1941, 1/96 scale by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Doug ,2nd picture taken in the Firth of Forth ,probably near Rosyth you can see just the rail bridge in the back ground

Happy new year by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Happy new year to one and all, can now get Internet from hospital bed so things are looking up .Happy and prosperous 2019. Cheers Marky

Back again by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Things are going well with the radiotherapy ,spend most of the day travelling to hospital,treatment then back home again and sleeping. so not much happening on the boat building front, still only 4 more days to go 😁.Cheers Marky

Painting by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Could you make a template of the deck marking the planning on it ,then working from the centre or outer edge trim off the first plank put the template back on, and scribe or draw 1st line then trim to 2nd line repeat until all the planning is done.

Dressed overall for launch party back in June 2018 by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Doug if your ever in the Torquay area the Singer museum is worth a visit ,I think everyone's gran had one of the treadle ones ,my grandpa fitted my grans one with an electric motor.😱

PS Waverley by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Doug , Radio therapy for the next 40 days at least i get the weekends off ,not much time for anything else ,up get ready -go to hospital -treatment - home again its pretty tiring but needs must 👍 at least the eyebrows have grown back 😁

PS Waverley by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Martin, Doug was right I built, am still building a paddle tug Aid , I have some drawings of the Strongbow if you are interested it may take a day or two to rake them out. Cheers Marky

1/24 crew figures by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Have a look at gaugemaster.com hundreds of figures all different sizes

Styrene Allergy? by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Sorry joined the thread late on ,when brass fumes etc were being mentioned ,black nitrile are very good for folk who are very sensitive to talc and other types if powder used inside some gloves

Cake by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Early retiral doo as I'm back into hospital soon thought I'd post a picture of the cake decoration made by my motley crew

Styrene Allergy? by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Spoke with the H&S Adviser at the University he said that disposable masks are no good for Styrene fumes you would need a filter type like 3M 6051,he also said if your allergic to handling it best to use Black Nitrile gloves as used by tattooists and to sook the fumes off with a vacuum or extractor.👍

Styrene Allergy? by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
If he was heating /melting the brass it could be zinc fumes which if inhaled or ingested can give galvanic poisoning which can give flu type symptoms and the need to stay close to the toilet. that's why if your brazing always do it in a well ventilated area . Cheers marky

Channel 4 by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
If your in the UK turn onto channel 4 ,model battle of Britain . Cheers Marky

Chinese props by marky Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
dont know if this is a sales pitch to make them sound sexy as the element is used on things like the space shuttle and missile technology its also used in industrial spotwelder electrodes where it is alloyed with copper ,it is a carcinogenic and used to be called sweet metal due to the sweet taste if injected through taste ,personally I would just avoid it and purchase normal brass props .cheers Marky