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    Fast Attack Craft.
    Well guys this is the final boat. And as you know my first attempt at designing a boat for the EeZeBuilt web site. The weapons are designed so that they can be made quite easily. I am not happy with it, there will have to be a lot of changes made. It will need to be bigger for RC. The Bow will need to be designed differently for the younger ones to be able to make this easier. Unfortunately I have made this a static model as I do not have enough RC Equipment. Length 20" Beam 4 1/4" Height 6" Martin555.
    Evolution
    Sorry Guys a total failure. I should of spent more time making it stronger. Length 27" Height 9" Width 4 1/2" Still it was something different. Martin555.
    Steampunk Pike.
    Here is my Steampunk Pike. She is still a work in progress. Eventually it will be static dive. Length 40" Width 11" Height 14" There is still a lot to do including weathering. Martin.
    Schooner
    Small scratch built static model of a Schooner made quite a few years ago. Length 6" Height 51/2" Beam 1" I made this when I was in between projects.
    HMS EXETER.
    This Was scratch built approximately 28 years ago. If I remember correctly it took me three years to make and at a scale of 1/96. Again photos of photos as no digital cameras in those days.
    Vosper torpedo boat.
    I made this about 30 years ago. Unfortunately the photos are of photos as we did not have digital cameras in those days.
    Type V11C Submarine.
    I assembled this Revell 1/72 scale kit about two years ago.
    C01
    This is a coastal patrol ship that practically designed its self. I had some plastic card and I just wanted to make something, I hade no plans or drawings and this was the end result. This was made using my baking paper tip. I never got around to installing rc equipment in it as a friend decided that he wanted it as it was. And I never got took any photos of the making of it.
    HMS Cottesmore
    I just thought I would post some photos of my HMS Cottesmore. She is still a work in progress. I have been working on her for about three years now.(in between other projects) I purchased the hull And running gear from Fleetscale. Everything else has been made by myself using odds and ends, bits and pieces including yogurt pots and a lot of LED's I have a few more years work to do before she is completed, lots more bits to make.
    Springer Tug
    I just thought I would post a few photos of a little tug that I made some time ago.
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    πŸ“ Fast Attack Craft.
    7 hours ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Well guys this is the final boat.
    And as you know my first attempt at designing a boat for the EeZeBuilt web site.
    The weapons are designed so that they can be made quite easily.
    I am not happy with it, there will have to be a lot of changes made.
    It will need to be bigger for RC.
    The Bow will need to be designed differently for the younger ones to be able to make this easier.
    Unfortunately I have made this a static model as I do not have enough RC Equipment.

    Length 20"
    Beam 4 1/4"
    Height 6"

    Martin555.

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    πŸ“ Fast attack craft
    7 hours ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Well guys this is the final boat.
    And as you know my first attempt at designing a boat for the EeZeBuilt web site.
    The weapons are designed so that they can be made quite easily.
    I am not happy with it, there will have to be a lot of changes made.
    It will need to be bigger for RC.
    The Bow will need to be designed differently for the younger ones to be able to make this easier.
    Unfortunately I have made this a static model as I do not have enough RC Equipment.

    Martin555.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Motor Barge 'Nellie'
    8 hours ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Very nice Nerys,
    She looks good riding the waves.
    Nice work.
    Well done.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: row boat
    20 hours ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi Graham,
    That is excellent, it must of taken a lot of thinking about.
    Extremely well done.

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    πŸ“ Chris Craft Cobra by Dumas
    23 hours ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    What a very nice boat!
    You have done an excellent job on her.
    A true craftsmen.
    Well done.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: 40" Seaplane Tender, new build Z8 99%
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Jb,
    That looks really nice out in the sun.
    You should be extremely proud of your self.
    Excellent workmanship.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: row boat
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    I think that the oars should be totally independently driven to aid with steering.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Chine strakes and hull painting
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    What a difference a clean and a fresh coat of paint dose.
    Good work, well done.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Yukon Sternwheeler "Klondike"
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Very nice indeed,excellent workmanship.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: More paint
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    A little bit at a time is always the way to go, otherwise it starts to feel more like a job than a hobby.
    Keep up the good work.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Controller on it's way!
    1 day ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Excellent news, keep us updated.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: row row row your boat
    2 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi jacko ,
    I have just had another thought.
    If you modified a servo to rotate continuously and adjusted the pot for the speed that you want.
    It will make it easier for you when fitted to your test rig.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: row row row your boat
    2 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi jacko,
    It might be worth looking on utube, I have seen some rowing mechanisms on there.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Paint
    2 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi Cashrc,
    Nice, as soon as you start getting paint on it seems to give you the feeling that you are actually starting to get somewhere.
    Well done.

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    πŸ“ Vii C u boat 48”
    2 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi,
    Very nice, do you have any more photos that you can show us ?

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Fairmount Alpine
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Make a second mast for the Christmas season and Just show people at Christmas.
    Then use the proper one for the rest of the year LOL!

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Measurements at Sea!
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Titanic's Sea trials will be fine in the summer, it's the winter you have to watch out for.LOL!

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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Cottesmore
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    I must admit my hart skips a beat when people get very close to Cottesmore.
    Even though she is not finished I don't like moving her about to much.
    When completed she will have a very strong case to protect her.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: The ballast unit prototype.
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Keep up the good work.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Futaba F14 Dual Throttles!
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    The TX is a Fly sky FS-TH9X I have not used it yet, well only to set things up.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Aerokits Sea Queen
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Any photos to show us ?

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    πŸ’¬ Re: 46” Crash Tender
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    You have made a very good start, keep it up.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Futaba F14 Dual Throttles!
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    It is a setting on my TX ,but I can't remember at the moment how I did it.
    But another way if you have a spare channel is use a servo controlled switch.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: 40" Seaplane Tender, new build Z 7.1
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    That really looks the the part.
    I had the feeling that you would do that especially after the cleats bugged you so much.

    Martin555.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Irishman Tug
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    In my case a lot compromises Doug,

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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Cottesmore
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Jb,
    Looking at your work you don't need a bin, you definitely need glass cases to proudly display them.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Cottesmore
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Hi Red,
    I still have a lot to do on the superstructure first.

    I tend to start at the Bow and work my way back, that way I don't miss anything.
    You definitely have to be in the mood to do the detail work.
    And when I am in the mood something always crops up.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Sir Kay (Caldercraft Kit)
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    I like it Rooky,
    As before maybe some close up photos.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Irishman Tug
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    Very nice indeed Rooky,
    Maybe you could post some close up photos.

    Martin555.
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    πŸ“ exploding hammer festival
    3 days ago by Martin555 ( Captain)
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    I think they are doing a bit of pre-planning.
    Just to see how many Mexicans it would take to bring down President Trumps wall LOL!

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