Here is a list of all the postings Brian Dickinson 1 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Yachting Monthly Eventide|
My Book was Complete amateur boat building by the same author. I cant seem to place it, however i did send a lot of books to the charity shop in Porthmadog and it may have gone there?
Had a look up of your book and ordered a copy to have a look at.
Happy Sunday sailing.
Hi Ray. I will have to look for the book. I bought the water based type resin.
Hi Ray. Glad your all well down there below the Thames.
That’s a nice looking yacht. I have a book somewhere on building yachts of this kind. I must dig it out as it has line drawings in it that could be scaled. I have been doing a bit on the sparrow of late but it’s a fiddly job planking the hull.
I like the chine hulls as they are easier for me to make. I will keep an eye on the build. Be interesting to see how you make the keel removable.
|Thread: Clinker built rowing boat|
I am glad that I will be painting the model. Good luck with the build I will be following with interest.
|Thread: Todays Boating|
5 Dragons dodging the bigger boats today at Winscar. The wind was gusty and made the water choppy. All good fun though.
Some one is having a big clear out of all sorts of scale ships on eBay. A place called Birchington. There are some really nice models up for grabs.
|Thread: BRUTUS MK 11|
That's a curvey model Bob. These modern ships are pretty hard to model. It looks the part. Is it about a meter long?
|Thread: Boxkite IOM yacht|
That looks great. Hopefully i will get to sail this weekend. Maybe even encourage me to get on with my Sparrow?
Nice looking boat i bet your very happy with the result, happy sailing
I agree Colin Too windy for sailing today
|Thread: HMS PORCHESTER CASTLE|
Hi John its all looking fine to me. Are you steaming the planks or do they bend easy with being 1mm?
Edited By Brian Dickinson 1 on 05/07/2020 18:38:09
|Thread: twin screw control|
I am sure someone will be able to help. I had a tx question and loads of info was given.
|Thread: Todays Boating|
Batteries charged everything checked. Off to winscar for some sailing. I forgot to take notice of the winds. The waves were about 18”. The wind, well you could have had a stamp for a sail cloth.
no sailing today. Only fit for submarines and I did not want my yacht to become one. LOL
|Thread: Trojan - Designed by Edgar Westbury|
I am a member of North Wales Model engineering club. I joined when I was recovering from Cancer. The track is at the end of the bay at Llandudno in west shore. The views are stunning when your riding around.
There is also an excellent boating pool there and if there is no playing trains I can sail 🤗
I have just noticed the drawing in your photo. 3/16 instead of 3/4 diameter of the cylinder end cap. Don’t you just love the old MAP plans and drawings. 🥴
We have worked through the lockdown but only doing a half day. The other half has been taken up with all sorts of things. Bit of garden railway modelling. Detailing the Brit and trying to get my traction engine on to its wheels
I also chop and change a lot depending on mood. The club is in total lock down as well so no boating at all. Some of the members have moved to a reservoir near my home but every-time I plan to go something crops up. Winscar res. Thursdays are not good for me and now the rules in Wales are about to change I will be off to my cottage. We have not been able to go since March which has been very strange. Normally we are there 3 weekends in 4 Thursday to Sunday.
Well get you Ray. The model looks nice. Have you a vessel in mind. What about a boiler?
|Thread: HMS PORCHESTER CASTLE|
I am with Ashley on that one, i currently have two yachts in build, chine and plank and i have stalled with both.
I have tried all sorts of glue starting with balsa cement when i was about 10. On my plank on frame waiting for the aliphatic to dry was a pain, Ray suggested Balsa cement to speed things up (full circle).
I do chop and change a lot as to what i get bored with, but i will try to keep an eye on this one as those curves look a challenge. Vic Smeed made a Maga Dan a long time ago and that was all planked (i think?) i sais i would have a go at one one day but have never got there.
|Thread: Spektrum radio|
OMG Ray. That’s a bit of a stressful shelf.
I hope you have them marked up to models. How do you keep up to the batteries?
Dave. Thank you. That’s just what I want to do. I don’t see the point in having one transmitter per model.
Tim. I miss read your post. You can have different rx selectable to models.
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