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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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    25 days ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Martin , hopefully get on it within the next week or two ,they have done the MRI scan and am just waiting for a bone scan ,then they can do a biopsy and hey voila onto the trial🀞
    Stay safe cheers Marky
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    Doug ,I've got a rather nifty seal skin sporran ,but it doesn't get much of an airing at the moment 🀣
    Didn't expect that result yesterday.

    Stay safe cheers Marky
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    25 days ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Just thought I'd check in to assure you that I haven't fallen off the mortal coil yet , they took me off my treatment (wasn't working) so that I can be put onto a trial drug 🀞,you have to have all the previous drug out your system so have been suffering from withdrawal symptoms ,so my latest cancer treatment till I get onto the trial is 8 paracetamol a day.
    Cheers Marky 😁
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    "fill in any ugly gaps" I think this must be the motto of all my builds πŸ˜‚,your build is fairly coming on .
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Doug Once a jag always a jag ,stay safe .
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Glad your getting the jag (jab)would have thought Alice would have got it at the same time as with the flu jag , my brother and my sister in law both got theirs at the same time as her mum and dad as they are their carers ,so obviously different parts of the country view it differently .
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Nerys ,maybe it was to see if I was immune to hospital food😁 which in fact was really good ,joking aside I just think they were being slightly over cautious it didn't matter if I said I was feeling fine they would do another type of test.
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Thanks Doug , Mum is fine as long as she has a jigsaw a book or there's a murder mystery on the telly ,we've always called an injection a jag but it seems to have been universally changed to jab ,hope your mum gets her jab soon.
    Cheers Mark
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Martin , I went to see the consultant feeling fine he wanted to keep me in for some tests ,kept in for over a fortnight (feeling fine) and let home yesterday still feeling fine ,tests non-conclusive .
    Seems different rules depending where you live my mum is 91 and still lives on her own with no help (lucky woman) and hasn't had her jag yet,as she says she doesn't go out except for a walk round the garden and gets everything delivered so is not really at risk .
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    1 month ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Having just got out of hospital again and sent a letter from the Scottish government to shield again, I asked my doctor for the jab and was told I wasn't in the criteria yet ,alright I know I'm only 64 with cancer ,but the doctor couldn't tell me what the criteria was .
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    2 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Merry Christmas πŸŽ… everyone ,I hope you all get what you want from Santa πŸŽ… and that you have a happy and peaceful time , don't over indulge on the turkey πŸ— and bevvy 🍻🍹🍾.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: (Other) Calypso
    2 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Nice model of a really nice ship, did some repair work on the real thing in the mid 70s ,and met the great man himself ,they had one of the best workshops I've ever seen on a ship.
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    πŸ“ RusselBrothers Ville Class Tugboat
    2 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    There's a nice little double entendre in there about "liking a little tug "(carry on films ooh ah matron)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Engine Room Air Intakes.
    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Another great piece of craftsmanship Robb, the windows are also great ,I remember how hard it was helping my son to do car windows when I gave him a hand years ago when he used to do window films and car wrapping for a company just after he left school ,he was good at it I was a bit of a hindrance ☹️
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Really nice looking tugs ,I do like a tug (stop making up your own stories ).
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Thanks for the information Colin ,will give it a Good clean and take it from there .
    Also feeling a lot better thanks ,just got in from the hospital sat down for a cuppa and when I tried to stand my right leg wouldn't work ,thank goodness it didn't happen when I was driving .was taken back into hospital for scans etc. everything started working again a couple of days later they thought it might have been the tumor just trapping something and the physio had helped sort out the problem ,they are now working to shrink the tumor.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Here's a couple of photos of the marks on the wee steam unit base as you can see from the remainder of the paint it was at one time blue.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Sorry about the amount of time between posts , I took a bad turn just after returning from the hospital and everything just seemed to kick off ,betterish now and can at least get out of bed .
    I had a closer look at the wee steam unit and it has a very small manufacturers mark will take a photo tomorrow but it looks like a angular capital B and W lying horizontal ,patent Germany .
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Brian ,have seen this excellent programme , I'm sure it was part of a series made by BBC Scotland with each show in the series featuring a different ship and its history.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Will have a look tomorrow after I come home from the hospital.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Thanks everyone ,hadn't even noticed .
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Sorry Colin for being a bit tardy ,just catching up with things ,so glad Caroline is back home ,stay safe .
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    πŸ“ Painting the Lesterville
    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Great looking build Ron ,
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Another fantastic job ,a true artist Rob.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: How she started, and her new name
    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Great story Cash , you'll have to do some drawings and turn it into a commando comic .
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Martin , a wealth of knowledge is worth more than money so my late dad used to say ,just before not giving us any pocket money πŸ˜‚.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Don't spend £££ it all in one shopπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Colin ,Great news will keep everything crossed for you both .
    Cheers Marky
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    πŸ“ steam unit
    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Hi Colin , will try and get some clearer pictures tomorrow and look to see if its got any names or identification marks ,the main body looks as if its steel rather than brass .
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    3 months ago by marky ( Commodore)
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    Here's the little steam unit that was in the box of bits I picked up on Monday ,didn't notice until today that there's no chimney . It has a small meths burner , any info would be helpful .

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