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    Michael metcalf
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    Dumas Higgins 212
    This is my most recent finished build of the Dumas 78โ€™ pt Boat, this again was bought to keep me from going insane during lockdown, however I had found myself finishing it in 4 days!, it was a good kit but some of the things supplied were poor so I did customise them to give that extra detail such as the torpedo tubes instead of using the vinyl sticker to wrap around to create the ribs, I used 0.5mm x 0.5mm styrene strip to give it a more better look, I did change the 2 bladed nylon prop for a much stronger 3 bladed brass one.
    RO-marine najade
    This is the RO-marine Najade motor yacht kit, this was something to keep me busy during lockdown, it is a nice kit but I thought it was going to take me longer but was finished in 10 days, I was not a fan of the sticker decking or the seating so I made my own real wood decks out of lime strip and made some cream leather seating.
    U.S.S. Winston Churchill
    This is my Arleigh Burke class destroyer DDG-81 U.S.S. Winston Churchill, this uses a hull from MTB hulls and a set of plans the rest is all scratch built, it is an ongoing project but should be finished within the next few months.
    Type 23 frigate
    This was my first warship, a type 23 frigate HMS Argyll, this was a fleetscale semi kit, the model took me around 8 months mostly due to working full time, there are a few 3D printed parts on her to give those extra details, as for hardware I used 2 MFA 540 motors wired to a 20amp esc with a set of 2.4ghz 2 channel radio gear
    Type 45 destroyer
    This is my type 45 destroyer HMS dragon in 1/96 scale, it is a sirmar semi kit, the model took me 6 months to build, it did include some 3d printed fittings from Shapeways for a few extra details.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Damen Stan 4207 Plans
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    I do plan on doing a build blog for this one
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    ๐Ÿ“ Damen Stan 4207 Plans
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank you, I have just ordered the materials to make a start on HMC Searcher.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Added photo's?
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Mine did the same just click on edit button in top right and will delete the unwanted ones
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: HMS Cottesmore
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Incredible looking ship, some great workmanship in her
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    ๐Ÿ“ New
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Thank for the warm welcome, Iโ€™ve added my builds to my harbour hope you enjoy looking at them.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Dumas Higgins 212
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    This is my most recent finished build of the Dumas 78โ€™ pt Boat, this again was bought to keep me from going insane during lockdown, however I had found myself finishing it in 4 days!, it was a good kit but some of the things supplied were poor so I did customise them to give that extra detail such as the torpedo tubes instead of using the vinyl sticker to wrap around to create the ribs, I used 0.5mm x 0.5mm styrene strip to give it a more better look, I did change the 2 bladed nylon prop for a much stronger 3 bladed brass one.
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    ๐Ÿ“ RO-marine najade
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    This is the RO-marine Najade motor yacht kit, this was something to keep me busy during lockdown, it is a nice kit but I thought it was going to take me longer but was finished in 10 days, I was not a fan of the sticker decking or the seating so I made my own real wood decks out of lime strip and made some cream leather seating.
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    ๐Ÿ“ U.S.S. Winston Churchill
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    This is my Arleigh Burke class destroyer DDG-81 U.S.S. Winston Churchill, this uses a hull from MTB hulls and a set of plans the rest is all scratch built, it is an ongoing project but should be finished within the next few months.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Type 23 frigate
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    This was my first warship, a type 23 frigate HMS Argyll, this was a fleetscale semi kit, the model took me around 8 months mostly due to working full time, there are a few 3D printed parts on her to give those extra details, as for hardware I used 2 MFA 540 motors wired to a 20amp esc with a set of 2.4ghz 2 channel radio gear
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    ๐Ÿ“ Type 45 destroyer
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    This is my type 45 destroyer HMS dragon in 1/96 scale, it is a sirmar semi kit, the model took me 6 months to build, it did include some 3d printed fittings from Shapeways for a few extra details.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Damen Stan 4207 Plans
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Great thank you, I have sent you a private message
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    ๐Ÿ“ New
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi everyone new to the forum today, have been doing model boats for a few years and have built some basic to some more time consuming models, from an aeronaut pilot boat to an Arleigh Burke class destroyer currently working on the Shirley Ann which featured in model boats magazine in 1988 designed by my uncle David Metcalf.
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    ๐Ÿ“ Damen Stan 4207 Plans
    2 months ago by Michael metcalf ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi Damen, I have particular interest in building HCS searcher and saw on a post from a year ago you had plans, just to ask do you know where I can purchase a set, would love to build one after I finish my Arleigh Burke class destroyer,
    All the best
    Michael Metcalf
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