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    Came as part of a donation of a ladies late husbands collection He did lovely work. Mainly planes. Lots of Radio gear and tools and paints too. I was embarrassed by how much there was she was giving away so I offered her all I had with me . she refused that Β£ 10 too until I said would she accept it as a donation. I assume her husband had an illness being researched .Lovely lady and daughter . I have another which I will write up/ (Motor: Graupner or Johnson) (ESC: Futaba I think) (8/10)
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    πŸ“ Tug Boats
    25 days ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Dare I say Make one
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    πŸ“ Aero-naut pilot
    27 days ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    To up/down the S/l would need a cage or frame carried on the base of the pivoting lamp. On this would need to be arranged a very small motor with a spiral gear driving as large a cogwheel as possible and a connecting rod attached to it nr centre and the lamp.LOW voltage big cog small spiral or spur gear for slow motion. AS always experiment

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    πŸ“ Motor Anti-Submarine Boat MA/SB
    27 days ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well done that man. Lovely job Re paints I've not been in a LMS for some time now but I recall Humbrol did an approximately double the size pot of the "Tinlets" Are they still made? Also Valspar and Japlac did small tins. Guessing about a quarter or third of a pint.
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    πŸ“ New forum rankings.
    1 month ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Hi Doug old mate. Sorry Admiral sir. I've gone fromFleet admiral to sub looey. so still wear a peaked cap LOL When I joined I wasn't aware of a ranking system anyway so what the hell it's just a damned good site. I hope you are well and your GF too. Have a beer /or two/ by the lake for me. Regards John

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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS DAFFODIL 1918 later to become Royal Daffodil
    1 month ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Don't forget her sister ship "IRIS" also to become Royal. Later ferries carried on the name The current Daff or Daffey as shes affectionatlly known is the former MV Overchurch. Currently docked in West float Duke street.Her paintwork is showing signs of rust in places. There are no plans to bring her back into service. Ask uncle Google for more.
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    πŸ“ Soldering
    1 month ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Let solder follow the heatπŸ‘

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    πŸ“ New to Forum
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Re soldering there are many tutorials on line showing all aspects of soldering but basically means clean surfaces correct fluxes and solder and above all sufficient heat.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ 3D nozzles
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Have you seen this? https://www.banggood.com/0_3mm0_4mm0_6mm0_8mm1_0mm1_2mm1_5mm...
    Seems a good deal>πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Bismark
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Yes john you are right I didn't think of that. A dock diorama ? Wingco that might keep you busy for a while.😜

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    πŸ“ Trying to trace a boat
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I've got one in the style of a "Cigarette" racer Twin screw detachable cabin for access . The legend on Tx is super at top and RC Speed Ability across bottom it's white with red and blue stripes. Nimh cells for everything. 40 ,3 Meg it I recall.πŸ‘
    This may help although full scale.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=cigarette+racing+boats+for+s...
    I hope you have the time to look through All of them. Find one you like then see if someone does a kit /plan whatever. Good hunting.😁
    PS Just thought ! have a look at Bang Good and Gear Best sites under speedboats etc.πŸ€“
    https://www.google.com/search?q=cigarette+racing+boats+for+sale&oq=Cigarette+racing&aqs=chrome.3.0l6.27169j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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    πŸ“ Bismark
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Well is ANYONE going to do it? Bismark part work. I consider these part works the most expensive way to build a model there is.πŸ€”πŸ‘ The die cast hull in sections I assume.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Folding Bulwark????!
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Sorry Toby I should have said scroll down to the forgotten books line. then when you click on that it automatically downloads in pdf. in my case in Adobe.A very useful file etc. Sorry for the mixup. when you open the file you should find some stuff.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ vice suitable for Dremel Workstation
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I have the same problem but at present I'm using a pair of vice (Mole) grips clamped to my lap tray by G -Clamp on the stand base. Bit unwieldy but works πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Uploading pics
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Merci beaucoup mon amiπŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Folding Bulwark????!
    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    https://www.google.com/search?ei=xc9gXPmHL9Kf1fAPmr6I8Ag&q=+... href='https://model-boats.com/search?q=tag:bulwark' onclick="loadpage('search?q=tag:bulwark'); return false;" class="taghighlight">bulwark+hinges&oq=++cargoBoat++folding+bulwark+hinges&gs_l=psy-ab.12...250042.275580..282666...0.0..0.140.1366.13j3......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j35i39j35i304i39.mwjIzbkKs5g

    If you click on this one when it comes up you will get an immediate pdf download of very interesting stuff. I hope this helps.πŸ‘πŸ€“
    This also may help. https://archive.org/stream/shipsboatstheir00blocgoog/shipsbo... it mentions folding bulwarks and their stowage.πŸ‘
    https://www.google.com/search?ei=xc9gXPmHL9Kf1fAPmr6I8Ag&q=++cargoBoat++folding+bulwark+hinges&oq=++cargoBoat++folding+bulwark+hinges&gs_l=psy-ab.12...250042.275580..282666...0.0..0.140.1366.13j3......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j35i39j35i304i39.mwjIzbkKs5g
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    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Thanks Steve Will just stick to Mem card for now.πŸ€“πŸ‘
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    2 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Thanks guys. Got manual but don't understand most of it. I'm Phick

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    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I've been given a very smart camera will do video as well as stills. Too clever for me by half. It has disc to load into my comp to enable all sorts of things like loading film from the camera. Also has a chip/ memory card. what i want to do is upload pics from the mem card without loading the disc? Is this possible?πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ new pool
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Nice looks like it's at back of the old hangars.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Good buy from Lidl
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Good idea Colin but you don't get the discount offers on line. Re the discs left over stock is sold off for buttons. Keep your eyes open for them. Look on the reduced table(s)πŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ Sea Queen - strakes
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I found when fitting spray rails to use triangular stock like trailing edge section for aircraft wings. it looks neat and bends more easily than square stock.Fitted thin edge up the right angled face forming the deflecting face. Filled and sanded it blends well into the hull. Maybe not true scale but looks nice. it comes in many sizes and suppliers.SLEC is one for starters and Hobbies is another. Balsa Cabin another. Just loads if you use uncle Google.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Folding Bulwark????!
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    IIRC means if I Recall Correctly. No the hinges are vertical A La Park Gates The closing edges secured by a rod or bar dropped through holes in welded on overlapping plates with holes in them. The hinges are made likewise. Plates with holes in supported by round bars welded to plates welded to the side. Maybe to a rib or stanchion for strength. The "gates" opened outwards. I hope you can follow this and it helps.πŸ‘
    P.S. Look VERY closely at BLUEBIRD'S photo. Click on it to enlarge it.πŸ€“

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    πŸ“ Good buy from Lidl
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    The "OZONE" smell is as partner said ,at least in part. As they bed in they arc a little and burn off any oil on the commutator. Very common on model trains. it will settle down with use.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Folding Bulwark????!
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I've just remembered I have seen these folding bulwarks on cattle boats in Birkenhead.As I recall the hinges were simple hole and pin type like a gate hinge. Held closed by a rod through overlapping plates with holes in IIRC. I don't recall the rails though as I only saw them open.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ What scale
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Which actual FPB is it?.We need to know that to find the length. At 1/2" to the foot 34" gives 68 feet for exampleπŸ‘πŸ‘
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    πŸ“ 1950s sea commander refurb.
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    One thing I have done which takes a bit of effort is to use card to make an approximate frame/ bulkhead as near as you can. Then trim and try until it fits as it should then trace onto wood of choice. Cut that out marginally oversize and sand/plane to fit and once happy glue in place. You should be able to work it out from the plans. Cut two sets and keep one for future reference.πŸ‘πŸ˜€

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    πŸ“ Folding Bulwark????!
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    It's a gangway access point I thinkπŸ‘

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    πŸ“ 1950s sea commander refurb.
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    Brill Colin I helped Marg with her presentation cakes but owt else I was on my own.πŸ˜€πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ Motor Anti-Submarine Boat MA/SB
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    B&Q tester pots are a bit bigger and they mix to match. in fact i think they are called Match Pots.πŸ‘

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    πŸ“ 1950s sea commander refurb.
    3 months ago by onetenor ( Sub-Lieutenant)
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    I had one f these with a diesel in it .Great model and it looks like yours will be too. Good luck with it and I'll follow with interest. Wish my wife had joined me in the hobbies but she just called my models toys.πŸ‘

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