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    πŸ“ Coming soon.
    10 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Isle of MAN Steamer?😐
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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Hood.
    12 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Many thanks Doug, can't have too many piccy's of HOOD, nice shot though. getting late so time for Schlafen now,
    Danke vielmals Doug und gute Nacht😐

    Peter
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    πŸ“ Aerokits Plans
    12 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Your quite correct there Doug, this blog has been here months ago, and there were lots of moans about the plans being wrong, I never had problem with them, but have been building years😌
    I think Don will be pleased as I have just been on his website, and he has the plans for both the Sea Nymph and the Sea Urchin, which Don said he was after.😐

    Peter
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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Hood.
    12 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Apologies Doug, I thought the piccy was only the forard deck, I clicked on the foto, and there is a magnifying glass, clicked on that, and WOW! nearly all of THE HOOD, and as you state, the piccy is A1 quality.

    cheers Peter😐
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    πŸ“ Aerokits Plans
    12 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    SLEC took over a few boats from VMW I think Doug,
    I have tried this guy of Ebay, Belcrank1, he has many aerokits plans, have bought several off him and they make up well, link below...πŸ˜€
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/belcrank1/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_...

    Peter
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/belcrank1/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=😐
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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Hood.
    12 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice foto Doug, will help in the building of my 1/200
    trumpeter kit, is there any other shots showing further back towards stern?πŸ‘

    Peter😐
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    πŸ“ Battery backup
    13 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nothing to do with batteries, but,where you near the hail storm that attacked Munich yesterday, car windshield being broken, def no sailing.⚑

    peter😐

    batteries
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    πŸ“ HAZELGARTH
    16 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I've not tried emailing them, but you should be OK via phone, I know they have closed the shop in Skelmersdale, and now do only mail order, hope you get through to them, if you still have a problem,let me know, as I know a chap who helps them out at shows.

    cheers Peter😐
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    πŸ“ HAZELGARTH
    17 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hello Colin, Have you tried Scale Models for your Hazelgarth, they have quite a lot of tugs, have bought from them many times, I know they have a hull of the Hazelgarth, and plans for such, here is the link.
    http://www.scalehobbies.net/GRPHULLSLIST.html

    cheers Peter😐
    http://www.scalehobbies.net/GRPHULLSLIST.html
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Maiden Voyage
    19 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Looks pretty fast to me Stuart, plus with so many wildfowl around, you don't want to be going that fast as you may run into a duck, which none of us boaters
    want to do, we should always consider the water in which we sailπŸ‘

    Peter😐
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    πŸ“ Hints and Tips.
    20 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Another handy tip Martin, is how to remember Port & Starboard, with this little phrase...
    'Is there a little more Red Port Wine Left in the bottle'
    Which gives you RED PORT LEFT..simplesπŸ˜€

    Peter😐

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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Anchor
    25 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Rob, how do you gauge the chain you will need for this and other boats?
    Fantastic build yet again.

    Peter😐
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    πŸ“ Hints and Tips.
    28 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    As you say Doug, acrylics can be thinned with water,
    but you must remember....enamel over acrylic πŸ‘ OK,
    but acrylic over enamel....NoNo.πŸ‘Ž

    cheers Peter😐
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Window frames
    29 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Do you have any printer company's/shops near you, go and ask if they have any used litho plate, it comes in various thickness's but can be cut smoothly using a Stanley knife, and perfect for window frames.😊

    cheers Peter😐

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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Cottesmore in 1/48 scale.
    29 days ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    What lovely workmanship Martin, you must be blessed with large amounts of patience to do the detail on your ship.πŸ‘

    cheers Peter😐
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Life Ring.
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Beautifully executed task once again...
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    πŸ“ Hints and Tips.
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Brilliant idea Martin, just going to check now if the wife has one on her coat!πŸ˜€

    PeterπŸ˜‰
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    πŸ“ Cruise Liners
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Totally agree with you, modern liners have no soul,
    just built for profit, (how many will she hold) nice to see that one company are making the old style cross sea ferry's,
    sorry, can't remember the name of the company, the result of to many years trying to remember things!


    Peter😊

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    πŸ’¬ Re: HMS Cottesmore in 1/48 scale.
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Martin, One hellova scratchbuild......loved the lion emblems, how did you get the image onto the plastic
    card?

    cheers PeterπŸ€—
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Kent windscreen, some small cabin & deck fittings.
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Pure building magic yet again Rob, wish I could see the details in my mind before making them into lifelike boat bits, got my B&D drill stand, now just got to try and produce the turned items like your😊

    cheers Peter
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    πŸ“ Brushed to Brushless upgrade
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Will do Doug, but it's down at the bottom of the Que,
    HMS Amethyst is nearly finished, and USS Kidd is close behind.😐

    cheers Peter
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    πŸ“ Brushed to Brushless upgrade
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice test run Doug, but how come you didn't see that yellow buoy?πŸ™„ and it appears that rather large white bird (swan) was not to happy you sailing quite so close....but, lovely boat, have the same one in bits!!

    cheers Peter😊

    boat
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    πŸ“ Warship revolving turrets and elevation of guns
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    In my USS KIDD I use two of these to control the
    forward turrets, easy to set up with either a standard sero, or micro servo if space is a problem, not figured out how to elevate yet.
    https://action-electronics.co.uk/pdfs/P96.pdf
    cheers Peter😊
    https://action-electronics.co.uk/pdfs/P96.pdf
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Radio Aerial and Loud Hailer
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Well written build doc, nice and easy to understand,
    looking forward to the next postπŸ‘

    Peter
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    πŸ“ Seaplane tender
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Nice video, though I believe not so old! taken at Bury Model Boat Club, recently.......
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Z-39 German WW2 Destroyer
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Good way of revolving the turret Doug, but I've
    taken the easy way by using a servomorph from
    Action electronicsπŸ˜€https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p96-servomorph.html
    using a couple on my 1/96 USS Kidd destroyer, will post when finished.

    Peter😎
    https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p96-servomorph.html
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    πŸ“ Big Blue (test facility)
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    What a great idea Martin, I also just have a shower cubicle and no bath, have to drive 20 miles to a friend, who has a large metal water tank in his garden, will have to have a go at your idea.πŸ‘

    Peter😊
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    πŸ“ CNC boat kits...?
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I think you have done great, and I want one😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Radio Aerial
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Many thanks Rob, for your information, I do have an old B&D drill, so I will get the stand you linked.

    many thanks, Peter😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Radio Aerial
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Yet again Rob, you amaze me with the basic tools you use, but the finished part is excellent, I love how you adapt to the item you need.
    Can I ask as to where you got your horizontal drill holder, great ideaπŸ‘

    Peter
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