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    πŸ“ Tamar
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Model Slipway kit with noisy thing sound unit.

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    πŸ“ Sealight. Clyde Puffer
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Kit built model.
    Finished in January 2024

    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank to all you guys for your likes and comments. I really appreciate all of them.
    Ian (Rockbag)

    πŸ“ Completed
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I have now completed my Sealight Clyde Puffer model. Just the figures to finish and name on the stern.
    I have enjoyed the build and hope that I have done it justice.
    Ian (Rockbag)

    πŸ“ Ships Boat
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I have decided to fit out the ships boat for my Clyde puffer but not sure how this should be done correctly.
    I would appreciate any advice or photos to give me some idea how to complete this task.
    Cheers in advance,
    Ian (Rockbag)

    πŸ’¬ Re: Still slow progress.
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Still to finish off the rigging and the ships boat.
    Not sure if I should complete the model of the ships boat and leave it upside down on the hatch cover of have it upright.

    πŸ“ Still slow progress.
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Much too cold in my garage/workshop plus a visit to my grandson’s in Taunton has meant I have just been installing the rigging.
    Not completed it yet but gradually getting there.
    Ian

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The largest container ship isn’t shown in the answers. I reckon it should be MSC Irina

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Total guess. Thought it should be the poop deck.

    πŸ“ Steam Engine sound
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Progress has been a bit slow on my build but have now added a sound generator.

    πŸ“ Quarter Deck
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Quarter Deck now complete.
    Steam/smoke simulator unit and Quarter Deck lights all now working through remote switches.

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Trying the steam/smoke generator.
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The steam/smoke generator didn’t have a manufacturers make name.
    I bought it from Modelboatbits with a remote switch operated via receiver and a spare switch on my transmitter.

    πŸ“ Trying the steam/smoke generator.
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Just a temporary try using the steam/smoke generator.

    πŸ“ Superstructure completed (I think)
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Coal bunker added now so I think the superstructure is complete.
    Think I will now position the smoke/steam generator beneath the funnel.

    πŸ“ Superstructure update
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Funnel added. Nearly finished the superstructure.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Clyde Puffer update.
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The only thing that I can think of that you are referring to are the navigation lights.

    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer update.
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Not be very well recently so progress is slow. Added some detail to the rear of the wheelhouse.

    πŸ“ Superstructure
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Coming along slowly.
    Added the Wheelhouse and started adding more items to the superstructure.

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Archimedes screw still used today on some small hydro generators.

    πŸ“ Wheel House
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nearly finished the wheelhouse, just need to install the navigation light LED’s.

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Definitely a Nip in the air that day.

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    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi, I’m gradually adding more to the build but I am having a little trouble understanding the location of some items in the wheelhouse. Steering and the compass location I’m ok with. I would appreciate any help regarding this. Thanks. Ian

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Pretty obvious this one.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Clyde Puffer
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I omitted to say that this model is a kit supplied by Mountfleet Models.

    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Guys, I am building a Clyde Puffer (electrically powered) and am wondering if anyone that has built this model knows of a suitable sound system that could reproduce the original steam engine sound.
    Cheers, Ian

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    7 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I think it was the Icebreaker Lenin.
    But of the answers quoted it would be the USS Nautilus.

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    7 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I always thought it was Sir Robin Knox-Johnston in the Klipper Race June 1968.

    πŸ“ Liverpool Class Lifeboat
    7 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Kit but a lot of work.
    Twin speed controllers to facilitate steering through the tank steering system.

    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer (Mountfleet Sealight)
    7 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Guys,
    I’m in the process of building this classic workboat.
    I am looking for advice on the type and suitable colours for the hull and deck.
    From the photos I have seen the deck and lower hull seem to be red oxide and the upper hull a matt black. I would appreciate any comments from anyone who may have built this boat.
    Thank you. RockbagπŸ‘

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    7 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rockbag ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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