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    ๐Ÿ“ 500+ models
    10 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Have just seen this on forces news, here's the link.

    https://www.forces.net/services/navy/remarkable-model-navy-fleet-made-over-milli
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    ๐Ÿ“ Water test
    10 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    She floats, no leaks. All ready for electrics and fittings .

    ๐Ÿ“ More paint
    11 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Artistic licence on the paint scheme , decals added. Just need to lightly abrade the paint ready for some two pack lacquer.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Firefloat
    11 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The way I see it the inside is just as important. It's all been sealed primed and top coated.

    ๐Ÿ“ Firefloat
    11 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Slow progress after a short break for personal reasons.

    ๐Ÿ“ Fire float
    11 months ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Back working on the boat again after a short break due to personal reasons.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Deck Planking
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    It's looking good. All your hard work is paying off.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Primer
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thankyou. Still lots of prep before the top coats.

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Primer applied to Hull today

    ๐Ÿ“ Primer
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    First coats of primer applied.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Sealing and glassing
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    It's a kit from slec. Not ready to build just from plans yet, will see in the future if I'm brave enough.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Bulkheads painted
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Have painted the bulkheads and inner Hull.

    ๐Ÿ“ Glass matting
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    All rubbed down ready for primer surfacer and top coats. Interior bulkheads need a bit more flatting.

    ๐Ÿ“ The Queen
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A very remarkable woman who will sadly be missed. The Queen, god rest her soul.

    God save the King.

    ๐Ÿ“ Filling and glassing
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Bow all shaped wooden hull and upper structure is sealed. Hull has been covered with glass fibre. Ready for sanding and primer.

    ๐Ÿ“ Sealing and glassing
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Bow is all shaped with filler, all the wood structure and hull have been sealed with eze kote.
    Fibre glass applied to the hull,had a slight problem with glass sheet stretching when removing excess resin.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Raf fire float.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hopefully my next attempt will be better ๐Ÿคž.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Raf fire float.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hoping it floats and works๐Ÿคž. Would like to take my grandson to the lake with it.

    ๐Ÿ“ Raf fire float.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Kit made by slec.

    Still building, made a few mistakes on the way so far. A good learning experience for the first build.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    May be down to the fact they are different kits?

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Decking taking shape

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    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Decking taking shape

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A bit more progress. Decking taking shape.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Guestbook
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Well said that man.๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Slow progress so far.

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A few more photos. Decking taking shape

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thanks for the photos. Will study them as my build nears that stage.๐Ÿ‘

    ๐Ÿ“ First time build
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    RAF fire boat.

    ๐Ÿ“ Vosper Crash Rescue
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I will be very interested in seeing the layout of your R/c equipment. Hopefully I can gain some knowledge as this is all new to me, cheers Neil.

    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: First time build.
    2 years ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Norway ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Will do thanks



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