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    πŸ“ To all my friends, on here, near, dear, and overseas.
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Happy 2024 to everyone, let's hope it will be a peaceful year around the world, and bring us good sailing weather for everyone.

    Cheers, Pete😊

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    πŸ“ Merry Christmas to All
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    May this wonderful time of the year, bring Health and Happiness to all modelers & their family's.
    Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year.

    Pete.😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Flying Christine2
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    I think if you do some checking PeeWit83, you will find that the HA kit is is of the Flying Christine II not I, just finishing one off for myself, but in the correct livery, will post on the site when completed.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Typhoon final clear
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Very nice colour...

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Have had, quite a few bevvy's in the 'Slaughterhouse' pub, happy times when I worked in a Mecca job.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Irishman Tug
    5 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    All details regarding size motors etc are on the top of the page.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Now were really digging the brain cells.

    Cheers Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Update
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Very nice build of a historic boat, excellent video, looks realistic on SloMo.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Perkasa no 4
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Do you know Doug, if any of the four are still afloat?

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Perkasa no 4
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    The flags as listed by Dog are correct, but if you are building the Perkasa MTB 150, the flag you should be flying is the White Ensign with the Malaysian flag in the top quarter as shown.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: Perkasa no 4
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    I may be incorrect, but I believe the 4 Brave class MTB boats, number 150 was Perkasa were built by vosper in 1967 for the Malaysian navy Doug.

    Cheers, Pete😊

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    πŸ“ FB Marketplace bites again
    6 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    These items are definitely not from Mike McGuinn who
    specializes in model boat guns. he will still be at the Blackpool Model boat show in October, don't think he was selling up last year, just thinning out his massive stock.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Finishing Balsa to look like metal
    8 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Hi Steve, If you really want your balsa to look like metal, the best way is to use metal! I mean to use Litho plate, used by some printers, ask around, or try Ebay, I think I got mine from there, you can get in in various thickness i.e. 1mm 2mm 3mm, and it glues onto balsa very easy.

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ Titanic expedition
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Very sad news of the five people missing, but surely
    there must be some safety system on board in case of this happening, but here's hoping that everything works out fine, and they can be rescued.

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ Southport Bring & Buy sale
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Sunday June 11th 2023.
    Southport Bring & Buy
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    PR8 2BZ



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    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    'What is the maximum speed of an RNLI lifeboat?'

    The Shannon jet drive is the latest RNLI boat,
    max speed 25 knots. I'm wrong ?



    https://rnli.org/what-we-do/lifeboats-and-stations/our-lifeboat-fleet/shannon-cl
    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Thankyou Doug, no offence taken.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Belfast Update Number 7. Radar and Lighting.
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Nice job Bill, the port light in the photo does not look as bright as the starboard light, is it lit ? or is it the photo dulling it.

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    I am well aware that the USS Arizona is a designated war grave Doug, was making a point that the answer
    should not have been USS Arizona.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    9 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Who chooses USS ARIZONA ? cannot believe you can dive to a ship that was lost with so many sailors for fun!

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    A Razor saw ? yes, if I had all the time in the world to finish a boat, Jigsaw or Scroll saw is the way, included in them is my Vibrosaw.

    Cheers, Pete

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    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Since when has a canoe been a fishing boat ?

    Pete

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Strange ! I haven't got a swim platform at the stern of my TUG ?

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ FLOAHAZZ Smoke Generator (Amazon)
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Tried to order one of the smoke machines from the German website you linked Doug, but no success, as they do not ship to the UK.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ HAKits ???
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Hi Greg, Paul the owner of HA Kits, is a member of our boat club, at Bury, Lancs. I have quite a few of his kits, and the stands, the quality is great, and the price follows the quality, great choice, try one, you will not be disappointed.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Thoughts on Spektrum RC units
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Well Doug, I have many spektrum sets, and I think your quote was Very Funny.

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ Thoughts on Spektrum RC units
    10 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Buy Spektrum Michael, you will not be disappointed, the quality is great, the simplicity is perfect, I have five different Spektrum sets, and they all work without problems, expensive, Yes! but you only get what you pay for.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ What Radio do you use?
    11 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    I use Spektrum DX 6 and DX 6i, I also have a Spektrum DS3E ,DSM receivers which are waterproof.
    Great systems and never had a fail or a problem.

    Cheers, Pete

    πŸ“ I'm back πŸ™‚πŸ’™
    11 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Very pretty boat that Scott, I'm sure you will have a lot of fun building that, Robbe make some beautiful boat kits, and I'm sure it will come together perfect for you, home your illness stays at bay, so you can enjoy the build Scott.

    Cheers, Pete😊

    πŸ“ Question of the Day?
    11 months ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Not every boat has the luxury of a bilge pump, on most small craft, a Bucket would be used.

    Cheers, Pete



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