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    Z37 NARVICK German Destroyer type 32 class.
    HMS Amethyst
    Finally finished the build, just needs the registration mark putting on. Apologies I have no build log, was to far in before I thought about it, and it's taken a long while to finish, with other boats on the build.
    Yorkshire Man Tug
    Yorkshire Man tug kit by Model Slipway, one of two tugs sent to the Falklands, sister ship Irishman. Powered by two belt driven motors, two 12v -7 amp batteries, spectrum radio DX6i, motors on individual sticks. Peter (Rooky)
    Carla (Neptune)
    Krick kit of the motor yacht Neptune, re-named Carla.
    Pilot Boat
    Old Lesro kit from the 60's, of a Pilot boat seen around many harbours, nostalgia at it's best. Powered by inrunner brushless motor with water cooling, was never meant to go this fast.
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    Krick kit of Grimmershorn. The Motor vessel 'Grimmershorn' was built in 1956/57 by Hansa Stahl und Schiffbau GmbH at Koln-Deutz for the Waterways and Shipping Administration at Cuxhaven. Her Daimler-Benz four stroke diesel engine had an output of 500hp. permitting a speed of 11.5 knots.
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    πŸ“ Workshop
    2 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Was it just Paul and Ringo Rick?πŸ˜†

    Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Maiden voyage
    2 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Quality ,quality, quality what more can one say, a beautiful boat, just wish I could build one the same.🀀

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Remaking some parts
    5 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Wow! very tasty workπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Window fitment and fettling.
    7 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Superb workmanship Alan, you should be really proud.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete😊
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    πŸ“ Site Update.
    11 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    What a great assist Stephen, will make posting links so much easier.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Cheers, Peter
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    πŸ“ My next project...not a boat
    15 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    What a wonderful talent you have there Ron, only wish I could manipulate wood into something as beautiful and useful as you have, well doneπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete

    btw, maybe could do with a nice set of sailsπŸ™„
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    πŸ“ LST 368
    16 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Looks like alice and yourself had a really good time, the barge looks really comfortable inside, with all that lovely wood, and very pleased that the new camper performed well, still waiting for my turn to get my camper out, maybe July, if I'm lucky.😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Retirement
    16 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Glad to hear that everything went nearly OK for you Peter, and pleased to hear that your Puddy cats are fine, it must be a terrifying time for them, such a big move, make sure you keep them safe and in house for the first few weeks.πŸ™€πŸ˜Ό

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    19 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Scale on the listed tools on Ebay Doug, is 1/12 I believe.😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Clyde Puffer
    19 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Nice little set of tools, cheap and FREE postage😊

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284197747093?hash=item422b817995:...

    Cheers, Pete
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284197747093?hash=item422b817995:g:-H0AAOSwPEBgN9tF
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Tenby Lifeboat.
    22 days ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Exceptional level of workmanship Alan, you should be very proud of your build, it's one of the best build of the Speedline models I have seen, first classπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete😊
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    πŸ“ Billing Boats TITANIC
    1 month ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Have read the review on the Trumpeter's Titanic at 1/200 scale, and it appears it's good value for money,
    and it comes with lights!😊

    Cheers, Pete

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPJt2Zda2Vc
    https://www.scalemates.com/kits/trumpeter-03719-titanic--1270645
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    πŸ“ SAD NEWS
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Read in this months Model Boat Mag, the death of Dave Milbourn the last owner of 'Action Electronics', met him many times at the boat shows and he was always glad to talk about the hobby, and of course he did the plans and kit for the Fairy Huntress, kit by SLEC, a very talented man.
    Another sad news death, the passing of Jackie White, wife of Laurie who both used to run the company 'Model Slipway'.

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Purchased an old Boat today
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Totally agree with your comments Doug, can't stand facebook, a load of people with no lives to live, and the other scroungers for information are the same, enough of my personal details are held by the Inland Revenue, (nuff said)😊


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    πŸ“ Still No Messages
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Same here Doug, got loads of 'liked your post' messages, I think they were old ones!

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Still No Messages
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Excellent work Stephen, whatever you did sure worked fine, getting up to date messages now, many thanks.πŸ˜€

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Still No Messages
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    No messages for two days now, am I the only one, or are others having problems.☹️

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ No email notifications again.
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Same here Colin, have had to piggyback your email, as I have had no messages?

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Waterslide Decals
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Have just checked my PM Rob, and many thanks for the superb decals, they will cover every scale I have regarding the liferafts, looking forward to printing them off, will show when I have done them.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Waterslide Decals
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Much appreciated Rob, will let you know when I have received them, and on how I get on, I'm going to print them on my colour laser and see if they come out OK.

    Cheers, Pete😊
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    πŸ“ Waterslide Decals
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Would love a copy of your graphics files Rob, excellent work doing them in various scales.
    #What do you require form me info wise?

    Cheers, Pete😊
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    πŸ“ HMS Magpie U82.
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    If you check my harbour Bill, you will see my model of HMS Amethyst, great kit easy build, might be a little more complicated to change to HMS Magpie.

    Cheers, Pete😊
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Radar gantry nears completion and crew arrive!
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    I'm also looking forward to you starting the build on the Fleet Tender sy, as I have had one for some time now, and still in the box, bought it from Adrian Clutterbuck, who used to run 'Adrians Figures' now owned my 'Mountfleet', 😊
    btw, your attention to detail is amazing, just wish I could see it in the flesh, so to speak.
    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ ATTENTION ON DECK.
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Welcome back Martin, was just thinking about you last week, was reading up in a model mag about the build of your submarine, how's it going?😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Radar gantry and engine components....
    2 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Glad to hear you have ordered a servomorph Sy, if I had though better, I could have sent you one to try first, as I always have a couple in stock, but I am sure it will fix your problem with the trim tabs.😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Radar gantry and engine components....
    3 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Have had a similar problem myself Sy, had a servo on a warship turret, that used to swing past the stop on power up, I tried a servomorph from Action Electronics, which narrows the servo movement on power up, works fine, have left a link for you.
    btw, loving the buildπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    Cheers, Pete

    https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p96-servomorph.html
    https://www.componentshop.co.uk/p96-servomorph.html
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    πŸ’¬ Re: The Final Reveal.
    3 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Modelling at it's best, a beautiful facsimile of a real working craft, if it was mine, I would go to the pilot boats base at Southampton, to show them, I am sure they would be very impressed.πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Wheelhouse nears completion....
    3 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Very nice work once again Sy, the detail of the kit is superb, can now understand why it was so expensive, you seem to get what you pay for😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Painting the wheelhouse continues...
    3 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Beautiful workmanship Sy, I know you say that most of it is resin detail, but they still have to be finished right, and you most certainly have done that, the detail on the fly-bridge is very lifelike, really enjoying this build and looking forward to the next episode😊

    Cheers, Pete
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    πŸ“ Model Slipway Tamar Lifeboat
    3 months ago by Rookysailor ( Commodore)
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    Many thanks for that Info Ian.πŸ‘

    Cheers, Pete
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