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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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