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    I promise I will finish a boat project before I start another......Maybe.
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    Pilot Boat.
    I have really enjoyed building this little boat. The painting, as always, I found a challenge. I am really pleased with the performance and the finished result. It has taken me around six months to build only being able to fit time in around a busy work schedule. Looking forward to the next one now.
    (Racing Boat) Genesis
    I bought this boat to give me some running time whilst I complete a major overhaul of my Patrol Torpedo Boat and build my Police Launch kit. I plan to try it for the first time next week in my local river. I would like to thank Doug (RNinMunich) for all his help to get the boat connected electrically as I have not used brushless before and needed to complete quickly. The boat is on it`s way Doug. Note. it is faster than 24km/h. Ran out of options. The instructions say 55km/h. (Motor: 3674 2074KV) (ESC: Hoddyking 125A Water Cooled) (9/10)
    (Naval Ship) Patrol Torpedo Boat
    I built the boat many years ago. I am about to embark on a full refurbishment. I intend to re-paint and add all new guns and deck items. (Motor: MFA Marlin) (ESC: Futaba) (6/10)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Springer wheelhouse
    18 hours ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Even more clever then.πŸ˜ƒ
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Springer Tug
    18 hours ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    I think that using a 3D printer is far from being lazy. Most of us buy kits to build that have a load of laser formed parts. You are starting with a reel of plastic thread. I would like to have one also. No limits to what can be done. Well done.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Strengthening the hull. Starting interior.
    3 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That woodwork looks very good.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: A bit of Priming!
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Looking good Ed.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Pretty much done...well, mostly done
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Lovely looking boat Cash.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: PS Westward Ho
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That scene looks real. How many figures are there in total (ish)
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Springer wheelhouse
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    I think that is a great solution. Must put one on my shopping list.
    Do you use Fusion 360.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Starting to look the Part
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Very impressive.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Forward Torpedo Tube Compartment.
    4 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That looks absolutely fantastic Martin. I hope I can develop skills like yours later on.
    Well done.😊
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    πŸ“ Receiver Controlled Switch
    5 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Just a thought.
    If the pump is 6v to 12v and you use it with 7.4volts, is the Amperage draw more on 7.4v than it would be on 12v.
    Thanks.
    Peter.
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    πŸ“ Receiver Controlled Switch
    5 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    I am pleased that this question has been asked. I have used the Turnigy switches for most applications so far and have just wired up a Krick water pump to one. I must admit that I never looked at the amperage rating. I must learn to look at this.
    Thanks for the picture of your dual switch on a servo setup Doug. This will help regarding the ballast operation on my Gato Submarine.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: New name for Egret Cabin Cruiser now Harley Quinn
    9 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That`s a lovely looking boat. Really like the finish.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: F-14 Delema!
    9 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Hope you have better luck soon Ed.
    Build looks very good though😁
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    πŸ’¬ Re: U-181 and HMS Bluebell confrontation in WW2
    10 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Very good video.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Forward Torpedo Tube Compartment.
    10 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Fantastic progress Martin. Looking really good.
    In a strange way I am pleased that you commented about the trouble with white paint coverage. Sorry. I thought I was the only one having that problem. Perhaps a kind soul has a solution, other than changing to black!
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    πŸ“ Starting on the decking.
    11 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Just a small update. I started to do some of the final painting coats. I know that most members save this until the end but masking a completed model fills me with dread. I have finished the hull bottom, the bulwark and the deck. I will glue the deck in place next.
    I have started the wood decking for the three monitors. I first stained the wood and then cut and stuck strips to the base plates. I have now started to trim and form the inner bore and the outside shape. Unfortunately, I had a little accident. I cut one of the holes tabs off of one base. I tried to stick it back on but failed. I have now made a new small tab from scrap and will stick it on when they are complete.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Back to the plan
    11 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Hmmm. That looks really fiddly. Another job not to look forward to once I start building mine.
    Lovely job as usual Mike.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Finished (for the second time)
    11 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Brixham is just around the corner from me. Your weathering looks spot on to me. I have seen much worse as well. Don`t know how they go to sea on some of them.
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    πŸ“ twin propeller setup
    11 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi drspock.
    I have done a couple of these setups recently and on both occasions I used a Hobbyking Quickrun 860 dual output ESC. You only need one channel and can easily set up the differing rotations. These are for brushed motors. The two outputs cannot be used independently so far as I know but open to correction.
    Peter
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    πŸ“ From Canada to Cornwall
    12 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi Ron.
    I live 20 miles from Exeter. There is a reasonable boat museum there.
    The SS Great Britain, a four mast ship, Nerys will know more, resides in Bristol, 80 miles away. HMS Victory is in Portsmouth Harbour, 120 miles away. There is lots to see. Cornwall is a perfect place to visit. Beautiful coastal villages.
    In 1980 to 1982 I lived in Ontario. Beautiful country also.
    Peter.
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Final stage
    14 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That looks super. Fine detail really well done.😊
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    πŸ“ Miss Katherine Tugboat seen in boatyard, Mahone Bay, N.S. Canada
    15 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Very nice little model. I could not see how good this was going to look at the start, but now, really nice.πŸ˜€
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Billing Boats Paints!
    15 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    They probably don`t care Martin. They are just too `high` smelling that paint all day.😁
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Forward Torpedo Tube Compartment.
    15 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    They look perfect Martin.
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    πŸ“ Matchbox 1/72.HMS Bluebell. Out of Reserve for 2020
    15 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    Would love to see this Carrier as a build log. Very interesting.πŸ‘
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Torpedoes
    17 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    There will be a build log Martin. I have to try to finish my Police Launch, The Patrol Torpedo Boat renovation, Düsseldorf Fire Boat and the Gato Submarine first......Probably not though.😬
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    πŸ“ RTTL Mast
    17 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    That looks really intricateπŸ˜ƒ.
    I think I might be too clumsy to manage an assembly like that.😬
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Torpedoes
    18 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    We would expect no less. Looking forward to this build.
    I was planning to buy and convert the Trumpeter Hood but put it on hold and bought a Lifeboat instead.😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Lifeboat
    18 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    I really like it, so much so that I ordered one immediately.
    Thanks for posting the pictures. I was waiting for a new project.
    Peter.😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: BC Seiner
    18 days ago by MouldBuilder ( Lieutenant)
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    What a super looking model. A nice project for the winter months.
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