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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Aeronaut's Cabin Cruiser Diva - My First Build of an RC Boat - Part V
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Greg,
    For your first RC boat build you are doing a really great job.
    You are more skilful than you give yourself credit for.
    Keep up the great work.

    Martin.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Finishing the hull
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Graham,
    You did well to rework that deck, I had a similar thing happen to me some years ago and the more I worked on it the worse it got.
    The amount of time I spent on it, it would of been quicker to make it again.

    I bet you still give it another rub down and another coat of resin because you will not be happy until you do.

    As you say Onwards and upwards.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Nerys @ 90
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Nerys,
    I would like to join in with the other members and wish you a very Happy Birthday.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Quick surgery update
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi cash,
    I am glad the surgery went well.
    As for Bench time don't rush to do something it is important you heal.

    The only downfall now that you have had the surgery is you no longer have the excuse for any modelling cockups LOL!!

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Motor and voltage regulator
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice work Mike.
    Will you be disguising this section as something to match that excellent decking ?
    The electrician in photo 6 looks a bit clueless LOL!

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Sideways Step or Two.
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Awesome work Stephen,
    I hope you and the admiral get well soon.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ What other types of models do our members build/refurb?
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Guys,
    Thank you for your nice comments.
    I just like to have a go at all sorts of things.

    Graham.
    The highchair is fantastic and is something that will be passed down the family for many years to come.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ What other types of models do our members build/refurb?
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Recently I decided to have a go at Sculpting, so here are a few that I have done.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ What other types of models do our members build/refurb?
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Stephen,
    You mentioned 'Furniture' at the start of this thread.
    So here are some of the upholstery work that is have done.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Scuppers Oh My!
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Looking good Ed.
    Keep it up.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Fitting The Electrics For Aeronaut's Diva
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Greg,
    As you get your bits and pieces of RC equipment and the questions start to arise regarding installation, please post photos of what you are talking about as a photo will really help us to give you the answers you require.

    Martin.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Russian KC100D waterjet work boat project
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice work JB,
    Next thing you will be modifying a rucksack and carrying everything on your back LOL!!

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Final assembly 2
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Very nice indeed Peter.
    I bet it feels good seeing that light at the end of this long very tunnel.
    Great work, well done.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Taping the joint
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Graham,
    Good to see an update on the Kayak.
    She is looking better each time I see her.
    Getting that ribbon in position could not of been easy due to the tight and restricted space.
    It would be interesting to know how much you had to put in the swear jar or did you have a swear bucket LOL!!

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Epoxy glue....how to remove it?
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi HH,
    Heating the Epoxy glue with a hair drier makes the Epoxy go soft, then as the other guys have said grip, twist,pull.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: USS Sea Shadow
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    An interesting model Lionel.
    Well done.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Final assembly part 1 of ?
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Peter,
    All your hard work is paying off.
    She is looking great and you are on the homeward run now.
    Well done.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: SS Ernest Bazin
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Lionel,
    It is nice to see something different.
    Nice work.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: PREPARATION FOR HULL
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Nice work Len.
    Take your time doing the planking and you will get a better finish.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ“ Smoke/Steam Generators.
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi LewZ,

    Graham93 and jbkiwi has posted on this sight on how to make smoke generators using Vape tanks.
    I cannot remember what thread or blog it was posted on but if you have a good look around on the site you will find that information.

    Martin555.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Russian KC100D waterjet work boat project
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Jb,

    If you keep changing loads will you have to re-ballast each time ?

    Martin.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Hallet SK Drag boat
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi RR,

    Taking shape nicely.
    Keep it up.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Happy Hunter Ballast!
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Have you allowed for the weight of the superstructure and all of the fittings ?

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: H.Sw.M.S Visby
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Rowen,
    Managed to get around to reading your blog.
    She looks great, you have done a very nice job.
    Well done.
    I like the use of the guitar strings.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Free Christmas Prize Draw!
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    RonH,
    When you go to your event, I would be interested to know how many people mention the fact that you are wearing different coloured socks.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Russian KC100D waterjet work boat project
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi JB,
    What are you going to disguise the vitamin tubes as ?

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Site issues
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Thank you Stephen,
    I am still getting the delay when typing text.
    Maybe that is something I will have to put up with.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Site issues
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Stephen,
    Another slight problem that I have discovered this morning.

    I have been trying to look back on a post so I could read the entire log but when it says 'loading more'
    It loads the next bit larger than the page.
    See attached screen shot.

    The log in question is Build Log H.Sw.M.S Visby by Rowen.

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Revell conversion 1/72
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi HH,
    Nice looking conversion.
    Well done.
    Looking at photo 4 it looks like you are using this boat as a secret Piggy Bank LOL!!

    Martin.

    ๐Ÿ“ Site issues
    1 year ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Martin555 ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi Stephen,
    Yes it was attached to each post so that you could directly answer that particular post or question.

    Martin.



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