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    Registered๐Ÿ“…19th Jul 2016
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    Liked Electrics, switching & wiring loom 3 years ago
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    (Racing Boat) Enterprize
    This is a model slipway club 500 boat (8/10)
    (Yacht) Volantex Compass
    The Volantex Compass RG65 Class yacht (9/10)
    (Tug Boat) Lady Elsie
    Not sure if it was from a kit or not it has a fiberglass hull. (9/10)
    (Pleasure Craft) Voyager
    This is a Robbe kit "San Diego" (Motor: LBP4074/3Y) (ESC: Mystery) (8/10)
    (Working Vessel) CUX-13
    LED headlights Engine sound module Cabin lighting controllable fishing nets fishnet up / down, fog horn (Motor: Carson) (ESC: Carson) (5/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ (Racing Boat) Enterprize
    2 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    This is a model slipway club 500 boat (8/10)

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Dorset RCMBC 'Navy Day' part 1
    2 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Excellent!๐Ÿ˜Š
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    ๐Ÿ“ (Yacht) Volantex Compass
    2 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    The Volantex Compass RG65 Class yacht (9/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Tug Boat) Lady Elsie
    2 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Not sure if it was from a kit or not it has a fiberglass hull. (9/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Paint types
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Acrylic paint or Enamel what is best for painting your boat? ๐Ÿ’ญ

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Voyager
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    No, it came as is.
    The details are on this site if you look in my boat yard ๐Ÿ˜€

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    ๐Ÿ“ Voyager
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    VGMBC Saturday morning sail.

    A spin around the Knap boating lake at Barry, in my super yacht "Voyager"
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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Alan

    The sound unit is in the post "Royal Mail first class"

    Regards

    Rob

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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    send your postage details to my email address:

    (Email Removed - PM Only)

    And I will post it off to you ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Alan

    All the parts have come together, i have put the Penta engine sound on and it's ready to send to you.

    Where would you like it sending?

    please note you are under no obligation to buy this from me. I am more interested in what you think! like does it do the job?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Alan

    I will contact you if my idea works ๐Ÿ˜€

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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Alan

    I am looking into developing a little unit that you can drop into any boat with any desired sound. I have ordered some parts and awaiting their arrival to see if they are suitable for what I have in mind. they should be here in a week or so.

    The sound units which are available to buy I find to be very expensive and one type of sound. The unit I have in mind would be less than ยฃ15 and rechargeable so no wiring involved with interchangeable sounds.

    If it works out as I imagine I will put the Penta engine sound on it and send it to you to evaluate. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    ๐Ÿ“ Volvo Penta 155 HP sound module.
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Alan

    Have a look and hear this on you tube

    https://youtu.be/xSrYvftvfxo

    Would the audio track from this video meet your needs if put into a module?

    Rob
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    ๐Ÿ“ Voyager
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Its maiden voyage took place at the Knap at Barry South Glamorgan. with the VGMBC.
    It's a Robbe kit "San Diego" built by a chap on this website "sharpy1071"
    Leopard 4074-1400Kv water-cooled motors 100A Mystery ESC's.


    After a few teething problems with transmitter setup, everything went fine.

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Pleasure Craft) Voyager
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    This is a Robbe kit "San Diego" (Motor: LBP4074/3Y) (ESC: Mystery) (8/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ ordering from overseas
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Dave

    So what you are suggesting is the Gov.uk web page should update their information to iron out the way they add VAT?

    All our members should buy from within the UK where possible, but be aware of other costs when not doing so.

    Rob ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi Dave

    My post is taken from the "www.gov.uk/goods-sent-from-abroad/tax-and-duty"

    I just deleted items that were not relevant, such as alcohol etc etc

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    ๐Ÿ“ ordering from overseas
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    This is an extract from the UK Gov web page:

    VAT

    You pay VAT on goods sent from non-European Union countries and if they are:
    gifts worth more than ยฃ34 other goods worth more than ยฃ15
    You have to pay VAT on all goods sent by mail order from the Channel islands no matter what their value.
    You will be charged at the rate that applies to your goods. VAT is charged on the total value, including:
    the price paid for the goods, postage, packaging and insurance, any duty you owe

    Customs Duty
    You will be charged Customs Duty on gifts and other goods sent from outside the EU if they are above a certain value, unless the duty comes to less than ยฃ7.
    The value includes:
    the price paid for the goods, postage, packaging and insurance, Type and value of goods,

    Customs Duty
    Anything under ยฃ135-= No charge
    Gifts worth ยฃ135-ยฃ630 = 2.5%, but rates are lower for some goods
    Gifts above ยฃ630 and other goods above ยฃ135 = The rate depends on the type of goods and where they came from.

    If you are charged too much or return your goods
    Ask for a refund of VAT or Customs Duty.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Evening Sail/Hotdog Night
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Evening Sail and Hot Dog night
    Hosted by the Vale of Glamorgan Model Boat Club RSVP only
    At the Knap boating lake Barry

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    ๐Ÿ“ Robbe San Diego
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    On what dates could you get to Bath? I work all week so could do weekend.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Robbe San Diego
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Im in south wales would you consider a halfway meet in Bath?

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    ๐Ÿ“ Guestbook Post
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Joined this site as I'm just about to restore model boat for the very first. And I am going to need a loads of advice ๐Ÿ˜€

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    ๐Ÿ“ Ship Plans
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Where does one get plans for a specific boat.

    I would like to build a model of the "Bali Sea" which is a Ro-Ro Rail ferry. (see pic)
    And was thinking to scale it using "N"gauge rolling stock.
    I can get the overall length and beam which is 175.3 M x 35.8 M. and the draft is 6.9 M
    I also know rail tracks
    Upper Deck 8 Tracks x 3644 ft
    Lower Deck 7 tracks x 3220 ft

    But this is about all the information I can find

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    ๐Ÿ“ Anchor
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Is there a working anchor winch mechanism available 1:48 scale?

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    ๐Ÿ“ CUX-13
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Carson RTR boat Fishing Trawler with working up/down nets.

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Working Vessel) CUX-13
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    LED headlights
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    controllable fishing nets fishnet up / down,
    fog horn (Motor: Carson) (ESC: Carson) (5/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ MY Steve Irwin
    3 years ago by robtroi ( Master Seaman)
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    Hi am after dimensions drawings for the superstructure for the MY Steve Irwin.

    It was formerly FPV Westra a Scottish fisheries protection vessel for 28 years.

    it was built Hall, Russell & Company Aberdeen.

    It was called Island-class patrol vessel by the Royal Navy.

    Other ships in this class were the FPV Jura, Jersey, Shetland, Alderney, Lindisfarne, Orkney.

    Any help would be great!!

    Rob

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