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Thread: Veron Kits
18/02/2008 18:31:00

i have done the figures in two different styles no 1 is white top and shorts with tin hats on

except the captain with flat cap and dark blue navy shirt white shorts hat white top middle blue and

peak black for warmer climates i e med and brown shoes

the second way is get the milliput fine out the sailors tops to jumpers and long trousers

the jumpers navy dark blue and grey trousers and black shoes

the boat were made in the 50+ 60 sixtys not sure of dates but other members might know

hope this helps anymore questions please ask i bulid a s r launches w w 2 these boats

were from the fiftys +sixtys era target towing launches r a f section hope this helps keith 

Thread: Rusty hulls
13/02/2008 21:09:00

to bob abell to create rust i leave a couple of old nails out in the weather when they rust

i wire wool it off into a lid then put clear matt varnish then just spinkle it on the require parts

instant rust hope this helps mick

Thread: Italeri PT596 kit
08/02/2008 20:09:00

hiya ernest koch

model boats did a 100 page kit special get a back copy of the winter 2007 issue

this has a full articule on converting it to full r/c operation of the new

iltaleri elco pt -596 hope this is of help mick 

Thread: Veron Kits
08/02/2008 19:58:00

hiya keith

the figures you want from caldercraft or mountfield models they do 1/32 scale figures w w 2

or convert 8th army airfix multipose figures they have officer and crew with tin hats on  

hope this helps mick  

Thread: Off to a good start?
01/02/2008 18:22:00

hiya ej found the plans for a medium landing craft mk1

the length is approx 29"+8"=4"high plan 2083

by l g brown  august 1986  if this of help

it is a two sheet plan original craft was length 41 6" by 10 0" speed 10 knots

armament -two0.5" m/gs& one 4" smoke mortar or one 20mm oerlikon gun

 hope this is of help mick 

Thread: Glue
25/01/2008 21:25:00

hiya john mick here

look under this might help your problem  they have some amazeing

stuff hope this helps you  

Thread: Find out about a boat
20/01/2008 19:43:00

hiya dave my missus bought me an mfa 850 motor she said to stop me

going to the the scrappy i have made a cooling coil and have a 55 two bladed prop

a 17" prop so we have a goer thanks for input again mick do you think it will need

the 12v motor suppressing? just wondered not used to 12v  

Thread: Off to a good start?
17/01/2008 22:27:00

hiya e j mick here

i have some plans somewhere of a free scale armoured L C in my selection of

plans they are plans i bought years ago i am going to build one shortly but if you

want i will find out how much they will cost to get copyed if you want they are in

two sheets ok as for e bay ihave being useing it for a couple of years now and

as long as you check the feedback of the venders if they have less than 98% i will

not buy i have some great batterys from component-shop i found on ebay

hope this is of help mick look on and look under mickrik05 my

albums and check out the figures on the asrlaunch   

Thread: Find out about a boat
16/01/2008 17:51:00

hiya dave  the cost is a bit of a put off on fixed income not much money  to

spend but if you dont think this will give me enough power  i was thinking

of a 12v heater motor from the local scrapyard  about a fiver supressed

of course my mate runs his his 40"brave border he get about 2hrs + on a

12v 3amp hr battery  just let me know what you think thanks for your input


15/01/2008 20:59:00

hiya  dave  had a change of mind? still going to build like a

chris craft but decided to put a 12v 777 from models motors direct on 12v

a single shaft and single rudder had them spare and just have to buy prop+

12v battery thought i would use a 12v 7amp hr battery because i want to light

it from the same battery 12v grain of weat bulbs going to use a y lead to switch lights on

as i have a two channel radio set i had out a nother boat and a resistor type speed

control as well thanks for your input mick 

14/01/2008 17:04:00

to dave mick here  i thought it was a sea queen  but the cabin is

completely different and the hull is 42" length i suppose i will

have to make a boat that is a mixture of differrent boats thanks

for the input i thought i would base it on a chris craft design

i have two hecterperm s on 6v and twin shafts and twin rudders

its big enough for two 6v 8amp batterys  thanks again  

01/01/2008 21:53:00

hiya martin google model fireboats and you will find a website for these boats

they should be able to sort you out some plans  thereis also another website

on  yahoo in groups hope this is of some help mick 

Thread: Off to a good start?
16/12/2007 21:44:00

if you want 1/32 figures look on ebay was a from cumbria who makes figures

for marine ,modellung the tug man hope this helps if not i will get you his

his telephone number i used the figures on a ww2 a s rl and they are realy well

made made of resin and on stands so it helps when painting them hope this

of help with the modellers   

Thread: star system on plans
20/11/2007 16:11:00

hiya david

   if u look on ebay for great plans he is in canada he has plenty of plans for sale

of which if you wont a bigger scale he will update the plans for you hope this

is of some help mick

Thread: Off to a good start?
10/11/2007 20:19:00

i have just finished some  us navy figures which would look alright on any us navy

boats i modify these from different model kits on the market at the moment i am selling 

on e bay at moment  

Thread: Plans required
28/10/2007 17:45:00

look up great plans (2243) on ebay i have him saved in my favourite sellers uk ebay

i was look at the cd he had for sale not just plans but write ups on the various

boats a s r launches w w 2 price is £7.07 buynow +p+p of £1.46 but i takes ten days it comes from canada hope this is of help anymore you want to know please ask

Thread: Fitting out hull
27/10/2007 21:58:00

i have a 42"+12" hull i have two decoperms spare and was going to put these in

but could do with some advise with length of shafts +how big the rudders should be was

also going to put in two 6v 4amp hr batterys in  but would i get enough running time ?

i also wondered what props to use and was going to put two bobs boards in to keep costs

down what rateing should i use  well hope you lads can help tryig to keep cost down as being on a fixed income thanks for your time 

Thread: Find out about a boat
19/10/2007 22:51:00

still trying to find out what  this boat is called surely somebody must have seen this

old boat in the past  just started planking the deck but dont wont to change the

cabin till i know what its called thought the gentleman from the collectors and vintage

corner might have an idea what it called thanks everybody mick 

Thread: Mick's Album
19/10/2007 22:44:00

i hope you can help i have tryed all the normal sources but nobody out there seems

to know what its called  i have just started to plank the deck but didnt want to 

change the cabin till i know what the boat is called and maybe get some plans if

possible otherwise it will end up a one off boat that nobody knows what its called

thanks for your time hope to hear from you soon mick thanks steve the only reply

i have received 

Thread: Schnellboot 1/24 Scratchbuild
07/10/2007 20:03:00

  hiya stuart i have had some fitting custom made by a gentleman

on e bay you can always ask him he makes a  good job his handle on ebay is

boatmanwales hope this of help mick 

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