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14th Aug 2018
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25th Dec 2018

Member Stats
Member No. 5114
Registered 14th Aug 2018
Last Online 25th Dec 2018
City Darwen, Lancs
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 0
Photos Posted 4
Likes Received 4
Likes Given 1
2 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
No Sailing Locations
Empty Harbour
Petty Officer
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
23 points away from Chief Petty Officer!
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 0
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 10
Photos Response 3 0
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 0
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 8
Liked Posts 1 1
Received Likes 2 8
27 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
"Victoria" by sharkey Petty Officer   Posted: 5 months ago
Assembled in 1986. Came out of loft storage, fired up and R/C after 15 years, in August 2018. Shown here at Millbrook Lake, Cornwall. A Krick model - well documented for its origins on their webpages, but steam power arrangements have been updated from this, the so-called "Puffin" arrangement, which was the available and recommended one at the time 1.5 bar pressure and about 20 minutes running time, but often wind-dependent on keeping the gas flame intact!! With a condenser fitted, a very realistic model and great manoeuvrability... and fun!!

Guestbook Post by sharkey Petty Officer   Posted: 5 months ago
Hello! Joined a few days ago after retiring from abroad (18 years) and bringing my Krick "Victoria" down, from its well-cosseted storage in my loft. I put her together over 30 years ago... placed new batteries in the R/C... water, gas, squirt of oil on the engine, a long (lit) spill... and yippeeee! Just smartening her up now. A great site! Thank you