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rolfman2000

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Member No. 253
Registered 15th Aug 2008
Last Online 21st Feb 2018
City Kidderminster
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 1
Sailing Locations 1
Forum Posts 107
Photos Posted 3
Likes Received 128
Likes Given 270
161 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
Worcester Model Boat Club
Since: 12th May 2017
Harbour
Inner Wheel
Type: Life Boat
Admiral
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
75 points away from Fleet Admiral!
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Boats in Harbour 8 8
Forum Thread 5 10
Forum Post 2 214
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 0
Photos Response 3 33
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 33
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 93
Sailor 8 8
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 270
Received Likes 2 256
925 Total Points
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Recent Posts
Inner Wheel by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 32"/3500g Inner Wheel Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 35mm) Direct Drive to a Graupner 700 x 2 (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (11.1v) 5Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Hobbywing (150Amps) ESC - Comments: She is a 1/12th semi scale Brede model of the Poole lifeboat used for many years. She is constantly being modified and improved.

Hovercraft by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 11 days ago
Looks a nice size rescue hovercraft. Thanks for sharing the video. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Lifeboat by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 20 days ago
As to where you could get it from. Cornwall model boats sell a good selection of wood for building or decking. Including a lot of nice exotic timbers which will give lovely decking patterns. As to what. I would use 1/8th inch or 1/4 inch square for the stringers in spruce. Hope that helps. Kindest wishes, Dave W 😊

Happy 43rd Anniversary today by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Slightly belated (due to Christmas non alcoholic hangover) 43rd wedding anniversary. Hope you both had a great celebration. Jan and I are only 2 years behind you, and I certainly couldn't live without mine. Many congratulations. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Christmas present - free plans! by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Many thanks for sharing these plans Dodgy. I may get round to actually having a go at this sometime in my future 😊 Happy Christmas and a prosperous New year to you and yours, Dave W 😊

Website shop by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 2 months ago
Well, according to the caption, it says "Don't worry, we will return" So, I would imagine it will reopen in the future. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Fairey Marine by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
I dont think anyone actually prints ready to use. So just put it in Google, then print it out and stick it on. Don't forget to laquer over the top to waterproof it. Sorry, but thats the best i can do. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Palaform Griffon 600 RNLI by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
Thanks very much. I can see the bank account getting a hammering soon 😉 Cheers, Dave W 😊

'VOYAGER of the SEAS' RC Cruise Ship by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 3 months ago
I saw it, and spoke to Paul the builder at the Warwick show last week. Its a truly amazing model, which you never seem to run out of details to see. A real credit to an amazing builder. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Palaform Griffon 600 RNLI by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
If that is a kit, any idea where we can get it from. I have a hankering for a air cushion vehicle, after making a real one in my secondary school. Any help would be appreciated. Kindest wishes, Dave W 😊

International Model Boat Show by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
As I've heard nothing from the club officially, it looks like we are not displaying at Warwick. This is a great disappointment to me. But I shall still be going up one day, providing circumstances don't go against me, like for Blackpool. Sorry about that guys, but I have no idea of the reasoning, as I'm not privy to the information. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Varnish by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
A friend of mine imports what I believe to the finest varnish ever made. http://www.letonkinoisvarnish.uk They sell it online, and they did have a stand at Warwick a few years ago. Many folk in the classic car and boat trade swear by it. I have a tin in the garage awaiting use on my 46" Huntsman deck after re-planking. Hope that helps someone, cheers, Dave W 😊

LiPo Batteries by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
Thanks Dave M. That is a very useful webpage, which answers a lot of possible questions that most of us have from time to time. Thanks for sharing it. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

IN FOR A PENNY IN FOR A POUND by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 4 months ago
We all have these ya know.Check out ya brother from another mother 😉 lol

Fittings and finishing by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Doug is right. It could be a nice little earner for you both. I would love a bow fender for my 46" Huntsman. One the same as yours would be fine. Your boat continues to impress. Hope we can see her on the water soon. Cheers, Dave W 😊

progress by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
It's looking good Northumbrian. I can't wait to see her finished and in her natural environment. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Boat chit chat by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Knowing Howes, I would expect them to ask for it back for "testing", as I had the same experience. For me, it wasn't too bad, as it was only a couple of days. But, for you, in Spain, it will extend the waiting time. Was it seized when it arrived, or when you first actually put power through it ? If the former, then it's clearly a "wrong'un", and should be exchanged no problem. If the latter, then it could cause more problems. I had to send them details of model, connection to propshaft, size of prop, speed controller, and battery size. With millions of these motors being produced, a few fauly ones are to be expected. Although they did exchange it, I had my doubts at times. Obviously you will have to work out postage sosts, time etc, against just ordering a new one, so. Hope yours is less complex than mine was. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Huntsman fittings kit. by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Thanks Doug. The more bling, the better 😂 Mastman, I will be going on your site to find fittings for mine as well. You don't have sheets of material for a curved windscreen by chance ?

Huntsman fittings kit. by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
I think you'll find that the spec gunman is only 23" long, unlike yours which is e4". So the associated fittings set would be out of scale for yours, sadly. I, myself have a 34" and a 46" Huntsman, but need the wrap around windscreen for the driving position. So far, i have been unsuccessful in sourcing either of them to replace my missing ones ☹ Not sure if anyone here has one i could maybe copy the shape off ? Best of luck in your search for fittings Novagsi0, cheers, Dave W 😊

Painted steelwork by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Sorry Alan. I thought it was about time I got something arse about face 😂 in that case... Very nice indeed Alan 😊

Painted steelwork by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Very nice Graham. 😀

Considering selling by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
It's a lovely model Graham. What sort of money are you looking for for her ? I would have thought a few of the followers would express an interest in this lovely craft. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Thank you Selwyn 😊

Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Thank you Selwyn. I had found that, but wondered if you were involved or not. We might try to meet, god willing. Cheers, Dave W 😊

Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
We are coming down. Is it possible to bring a couple of boats to display/sail Selwyn ? We are booked in at Sea view holiday park at Weymouth 😊

dickylew's HMS Bronington - Last of the 'Tons' by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
I was just thinking the same Jarvo 😔

Seen in Portsmouth Naval Dockyard by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
Thanks for that Selwyn. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

46" Crash Tender from a generous man. by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
You are a very lucky man. Hope you have great fun restoring them. Best wishes, Dave W 😊

Seen in Portsmouth Naval Dockyard by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
But Selwyn, what was moored astern of 102 when you took the photo ? Looks like the stern of an mtb of some kind 😊 Neil, thanks for the original photos. £300 for 30 minutes is a bit steep for me, but, there's always the lottery 😁 Best wishes all, Dave W 😊

MODEL BOAT FIGURINES by rolfman2000 Admiral   Posted: 5 months ago
I have the same set as Doug (RN inMunich) that I am going to use on my 1/32 Perkasa. I know the figures are 1/35th before anyone tells me. But that slight difference won't make a lot of difference to me. Cheers, Dave 😊