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Newby7

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Member No. 5020
Registered 7th Jun 2018
Last Online 13th Dec 2018
City Stoney Creek
Country Canada
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 24
Photos Posted 0
Likes Received 3
Likes Given 17
25 Total Posts
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Sub-Lieutenant
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
91 points away from Lieutenant!
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Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 35
Forum Post 2 48
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 3
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 0
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 17
Received Likes 2 6
109 Total Points
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Recent Posts
steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 13 hours ago
Hi Gary yes 1946 Nov. but young at heart. Rick

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 hours ago
Thanks Gary will look at it in the morning . Rick

servo by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 hours ago
Thank you all for the reply the boat I'm building is a Clyde Puffer with a tiller arm for the rudder so I used the Queen as an example of a boat with a tiller again thank you . Rick

servo by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 day ago
Looking for ideas on how to attach a servo to a tiller arm as in the Africa Queen any help will be appreciated . Rick

rudders by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
Thank you both for the replies I will try the junior hacksaw as I found one in my tool box fancy finding something useful in your tool box. Rick

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
Thanks Gary I will look at the steam engine. Rick

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
Thanks Gary for the picture I only hope when I get the steam plant I understand enough to have a plumbers nightmare. Rick

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
I like that idea thanks Gary

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Thanks Gary I have looked at their site and yes they have a pump I'm looking at I e-mailed them to find out if they do boiler water tank . Rick

steam water pump by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 9 days ago
I'm searching for a mechanical steam water pump are there manufacturer or shops that make or show these item's . Rick

Being Sociable. by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 12 days ago
Hi Gary Thanks for thinking of the up load it's nice to hear from people on this site I started the build of the Puffer frames are cut and mounted on my building board looking good so far now that I have it set up I'm looking at bow and stern to see how to proceed will try and up date but I'm bad I don't do pictures . Rick

Being Sociable. by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 13 days ago
Hi Gary nice to hear from you as well yes the Clyde Puffer will be a challenge but I'm scaling up the project to close to 1/20 making the boat around 30" and I've sourced a steam plant to fit and will build a funnel to come out of the right spot I hope LOL . Rick

Broads River Cruiser Yachts by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 13 days ago
Great looking boat. Rick

Being Sociable. by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
Hi Gary I to am interested in steam and have been researching the ins and outs of steam and I'm in the process of building a Clyde Puffer with a steam plant if your interested in seeing and finding out more look for Keith Appleton's steam videos. Rick

gas shot off by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 14 days ago
In my research I'm looking for a gas shot off for my steam project wanting to stop the flow of gas if my boat runs out of steam are there shops that have kit for this. Rick

rudders by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 15 days ago
Is there a shop or manufacturer that makes or has slotted rudder shafts . Rick

Tug For Sale by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 18 days ago
O to live or have it be easy to get to the UK in Canada we have so few ponds or areas to sail and so few model shops most of the items I look for are sourced form outside Canada mostly UK I'm envious . Rick

Various PLans for sale by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Is the Clochlight Clyde puffer still for sale if so how do I proceed. Rick

new to steam by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Hello All I'm researching a steam plant to put into a new build and looking at a scratch build Clyde Puffer to put the steam plant in build would this boat be good for live steam if not any suggestions on what might be a better build. Rick

Boat shaft connectors (which stuffs to use and which is good) by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 19 days ago
Universal couplers work well for me any boat model shop has them Rick

1/24 crew figures by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
The figures you are looking for are also used in garden railroads 1/18-1/20 -1/24 you may find figures at a model train shop or on line for g-scale trains. Rick

Nordea research by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Thank you marky. Rick

Nordea research by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Hi All I am buying a boat the vender calls the Nordea Research I have looked on line for the boat but have not found a reference for it. Has any one heard of this boat .I don't have a picture to show yet as the boat is on it's way to me. Any help please. Rick

Newby7 by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Thanks for the welcome .The monitor is a take on a Glen Guest plan I changed the scale to 124th and built the large deck gun then use the parts from a plastic model of 128th to add the other weapons and parts. Rick

Newby7 by Newby7 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
I am relatively new to the hobby I am 71 and retired have 2 main hobbies I model in n-scale trains and now try to build and run boats .My main boat builds are kits but I'm building 2 scratch the first is a paddle steamer a likeness to the Maid of the Loch the 2nd is my own concept of a monitor both have been on the water but still need work. RICK