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overthesea

Member Stats
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Member No. 884
Registered 6th Dec 2009
Last Online 5th Feb 2018
City Isle Of Wight
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 8
Photos Posted 0
Likes Received 2
Likes Given 0
8 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
No Sailing Locations
Harbour
Empty Harbour
Petty Officer
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
15 points away from Chief Petty Officer!
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Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 15
Forum Post 2 16
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 0
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 0
Received Likes 2 4
35 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Spraying/hand painting by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 4 months ago
I have had the same problem, but to solve it, I stripped it all down and then used EzeKote and their micro fibre glass cloth. Super finish and I highly recommend it. You have to take the hull or whatever down to bare wood though or it will peel off. Will use the same method on all my modelss in future. Hopes this helps.

Hellp required on battery charging times. by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 4 years ago
HI Stephen. Thanks very much. Your answer helped me understand the formula. All those other people who told me to charge for 1.5 hours were obviously wrong. the batteries would of probably lasted for about five minutes or less. Again thanks very much. 👍

Hellp required on battery charging times. by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 4 years ago
I have five D cells of 1.2volts each, and are 2800mA/h. Have wired them together to make a six volt pack. Can someone please tell me how long they need to be charged, If the charger Is set at 0.5£ I have been told several different times by various people. Some say charge for 1.5 hours, others say for 5.6 hours. I know there Is a formula of how to work It out, but being as thick as I am I can't work It out. Someone please tell me the correct length of time on charge. Thank you.

Midhurst Model Exhibition by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 4 years ago
HI ads90, re Midhurst. Will there be any trade stands there? Am on the IOW and visiting mainland for Xmas and New Year, so If there are any trade stands there will probably visit. Cheers overthesea

RAF Range Safety launch help. by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 6 years ago
Has anyone built a 42" RAF Range Safety Launch? I am In the process of finishing off one but am stuck as to how to make the radar basket at the top of the foremast.If anyone has any suggestions I would be grateful. I have tried using brass rings and brass wire but have failed miserably.> 😟

Shed wooden Into workshop by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 8 years ago
Loft Insulation from B & Q. On offer at the moment, three rolls for just over a fiver. Rolled up tight but when wrapper taken off fluffs up to 6 Inches thick, made from recycled plastic bottles, dust free. Done my workshop with It ,cool In summer and warm In winter.

Fixture on Range Safety Launches. by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 9 years ago
HI Peter, Many thanks for your reply. I looked at the website you suggested,and another link from that one. Scanning the pictures on those sites I have enough Info to make a drawing and build the missing part. Once again thank you. overthesea. HI Everyone, I have a couple of questions that I am hoping someone can help me with. About 36 years ago I built a 42 Inch model of a range safety launch. The model has been gathering dust and cobwebs In my loft for the past 15 years. On moving house, when clearing the loft I found the poor thing. I've now washed and clean her up, and the motors run perfectly and the navigation lights still light up.Somewhere, (probably still In an unpacked box), are the plans but I cannot find them. The questions are about the fixture on the foremast. Can anyone tell me what It Is? It Is like a double ended basket, and can anyone help In a close up drawing or photo's of It. It appears to be the only bit missing from the model. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Overthesea.

Fixture on Range Safety Launches. by overthesea Petty Officer   Posted: 9 years ago
HI Everyone, I have a couple of questions that I am hoping someone can help me with. About 36 years ago I built a 42 Inch model of a range safety launch. The model has been gathering dust and cobwebs In my loft for the past 15 years. On moving house, when clearing the loft I found the poor thing. I've now washed and clean her up, and the motors run perfectly and the navigation lights still light up.Somewhere, (probably still In an unpacked box), are the plans but I cannot find them. The questions are about the fixture on the foremast. Can anyone tell me what It Is? It Is like a double ended basket, and can anyone help In a close up drawing or photo's of It. It appears to be the only bit missing from the model. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Overthesea.