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    (Pleasure Craft) guilded lilly
    The hull was saved from a skip at Burbberys in Castleford by a friend the table and chairs come out of the front cabin when she sails and two 6volt batteries are sloted in the boiler is an old saxa salt tub with a sterident tube for a funnel this hides the speed controler etc (Motor: 555) (ESC: mtronics 15amp) (10/10)
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    credited with the most northerly rescue during WW11 the picture is in ti's D Day colours (Motor: 555) (ESC: mtronics 20amp) (7/10)
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    doubled up the plans motor from a smashed Volvo estate arial motor crew ex star wars characters funnel sealer tube (Motor: Volvo car arial motor) (ESC: mtronics esc) (9/10)
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    a Glynn guest plan guns pop rivets gun enplacements kitchen roll centers funnel specimin bottle from doctors all used as they were the right size with a 144 scale hurricane on the bow (Motor: 385) (ESC: bobs board) (10/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ battery drill motor
    2 months ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    We had a chap come up to us at a show with an arm full of battery drills he said most had not done more than half a days work broke the gear box on most of them we found the motors were great in models and did not draw more than a normal 540 several of us used the chuck put a wooden handle on the spindle behind the chuck gives you a small hand drill for small drill bits
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    ๐Ÿ“ old wood model can the thing be saved?
    3 months ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    I would think if you soak it with linseed oil you will not get glue to stick can you not just glue the bits back
    I know that old plywood from years ago would come apart as the glue dried out some even had woodworm holes in from the trees hope this helps Brian
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    ๐Ÿ“ Scratch Build
    5 months ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    For a first time scratch build I would not recommend a James Pottinger plan
    As you say some of the parts are at different angles this could be so they can fit them on the a size of paper that when folded it will fit into a magazine as I believe this was a free plan a few years ago I will have a look and see if I have it in my plans folder if I have I will come back to you Yours Scout
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    ๐Ÿ“ Pond Weed
    1 year ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    try dyofix lake shadow it's a concentrated food dye will not harm anything living in the pond except the weed we contacted one of the weed clearance company's would have cost ยฃ1000 just for them to come and look they told us to use it as most of the large golf clubs do
    if you look on their website there is a calculator to tell you how much to put in but I think you can only buy it by the kilo if you get any on cloths it will wash out as I have done it several times

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    ๐Ÿ“ Can anyone help please?
    1 year ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Have you got the + and - wires the right way round on the battery or is the motor to powerful for the speed controller
    I put a fuse in the positive wire and it has saved several controller when connecting the wires the wrong way round on the battery hope this is of some help

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    ๐Ÿ“ Finding a supplier of 2.00mm 2.5mm Ply
    1 year ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Have you tried SLEC at www.slecuk.com they do ply from 0.4mm to 12mm hope this helps yours Brian
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    ๐Ÿ“ Propshaft Lubrication
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have always used wheel bearing grease. I have a brass tube fitted to the prop shaft which is the same diameter as a grease nipple so slides into the grease gun Yours Brian

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    ๐Ÿ“ Pretend deck planking
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    McDonald's have changed the shape of their stirrers all wavy sides

    I have seen a deck with the planks held down with drawing pins to make the gap between them. This was into a wooden sub structure then the gaps between the planks filed with black bumper body filler Scout

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    ๐Ÿ“ Anybody from Peterborough MBC here?
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Give Ron Deans a ring he may know
    number is 01773 244166 hope this helps Yours Scout

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    ๐Ÿ“ just need cable (wire)...
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Have you tried a scrap yard, or anyone who is striping a car for grass track racing plenty of colours and thick or thin wire
    Brian
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    ๐Ÿ“ Sadolin
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have used Danish oil with no problems
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    ๐Ÿ“ 54" long Cervia tug.
    2 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    I have the same hull I made it as Ten Cents the cartoon character from the children's programme Tugs a friend gave me a hand to make the prop on his lathe was going to power it with a car radiator motor but lent it to a friend to try in his boat and never saw it again and use a car battery for power as well as ballast I now have spine problems so can't see it getting on the water any time soon

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    ๐Ÿ“ Fire boat
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    talking about the real boat as I don't want to do a planked deck if the real one was not planked same with hull was it diagonal planked or alloy Yours Scout

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    ๐Ÿ“ Fire boat
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    can anyone please tell me what the hull was made from and was the deck planked or just flat Yours Scout

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    ๐Ÿ“ FIREFLOAT RTTL
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Just put slec in your search bar and the site will come
    Please don't use all capitals as some class it as shouting just though I would mention it before someone gets angry Yours Scout
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    ๐Ÿ“ Motor problem
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    how have you got the batteries connected each pack is 7*2v have you wired them so it is putting to much power to the motor
    also looks as though you have covered up all the air vents to the motor
    also try a fuse in the system it saves blowing up speed controllers hope this helps

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    ๐Ÿ“ Kingfishers Model boat club
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    phone number 01406 350968 for more info Yours Scout13

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    ๐Ÿ“ Kingfishers Model boat club
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Hi I was sec of the kingfishers mbc Kings lynn mbc sail at leziate country club. Martin sails at Outwell on the canal bend round the church, my phone number is the 01406 on the internet if you need more info
    the web site we used closed down as the chaps running it retired
    Yours Scout

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Pleasure Craft) guilded lilly
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    The hull was saved from a skip at Burbberys in Castleford by a friend the table and chairs come out of the front cabin when she sails and two 6volt batteries are sloted in the boiler is an old saxa salt tub with a sterident tube for a funnel this hides the speed controler etc (Motor: 555) (ESC: mtronics 15amp) (10/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Life Boat) HSRL 2507
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    credited with the most northerly rescue during WW11 the picture is in ti's D Day colours (Motor: 555) (ESC: mtronics 20amp) (7/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ (Working Vessel) Carole
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    doubled up the plans motor from a smashed Volvo estate arial motor
    crew ex star wars characters funnel sealer tube (Motor: Volvo car arial motor) (ESC: mtronics esc) (9/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ (Other) Empire Scout
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    a Glynn guest plan guns pop rivets gun enplacements kitchen roll centers funnel specimin bottle from doctors all used as they were the right size with a 144 scale hurricane on the bow (Motor: 385) (ESC: bobs board) (10/10)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Plans for Balsa wood
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    hang on to your balsa wood and have a look at eezebilt.th/plans
    the wood can be used with grain vertical for curves or it can be joined if you have longer model plans I have a 45inch plank on frame model and the planks are all 10mm balsa and all are joined somewhere along their length or can be used for bulkheads also have a look at Glynn Guest plans most are aimed at beginners hope this helps Yours Scout
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    ๐Ÿ“ ronseal
    3 years ago by scout13 ( Leading Seaman)
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    Why must it be Ronseal? There must be something that is the equivalent to Ronseal in Australia. Yours Scout13

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