Here is a list of all the postings Roger Clark has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500|
Ian, you deserve a medal this grandson of mine just winds me up, the other two were fine, unless it's me twenty years on.
sent you a pm, plans arrived today, woo hoo, would get cracking other than the fact I'm detailed to prison officer for no 3 grandson. , love him to bits though
Thanks Ray, look forward to receiving them. And thanks to you and Eddie for your congrats. I agree, grandkids are great but 2 hours max with our 5 year old though, attention span of a gnat! Doctors said I'm not to eat a whole one now shame!
when the books arrive I'll be able to keep you and Eddie in line now, make sure everything is in it's place.
Only 2 weeks to my hols so I'm taking the books with me for any wet days. We're going to Falmouth.... or if it's a wet week Foulmouth.
|Thread: Wood strips|
Personally I would lay oversize, cut when glue has cured away from the edge of the hatch from the top and then gently sand away the remainder. When you cut start from the thickest end towards the thinnest, i.e. 40mm to 30mm, that way you will reduce the risk of the grain splitting into the hatch area.
|Thread: mahogany sheet|
SLEC.ltd & Hobbies both do 0.8mm mahogany sheet
|Thread: Vic Smeed's HMS Cossack MM500|
Thanks Ray, have PM'd you.
I spent a very hot day in my workshop attic having a clearout, now have plenty of storage space for my boats, once they are sorted out the workshop is having it's tidy-up so that I can work properly in there rather than falling over stuff all of the time. . I'll take some pics once it's tidy, too embarrassed to take therm now. .
Oh just been told I'm to be a grandaddy for the fourth time!
Onward and upward woo hoo
Hi Ray, just been to the copy shop and even though they've had the plans for a week 'they've been too busy to do them!!!'
Can I take you up on your kind offer please?
Can I hang on to that very kind thought until the weekend and see what they come back with please?
I looked at the 1:1 scale of the Cat, lovely lines on it but way above my pension
Yours is looking good I must admit, and what is that lurking in the top right? a sailing catamaran?
Edited By Roger Clark on 24/07/2019 13:34:02
Cheers Ray, I did see your earlier comment and have said that to them but as you know 'work with monkeys.....
Ok I'm throwing a moody now, it's too hot and I took the plan to a place to have my copies made and the comment is 'ooh we're not sure how to do this, it's on A0 paper and our scanner is only A1. We'll have to have a play and work out how we can best do it, oh and what it'll cost, probably £15 - £20 but we'll let you know by Friday'!
Different to the £10 plus 3.75 for a second copy they quoted on Saturday, had to walk out before my fuse burnt to the end.
This conversation is getting weigh too heavy for me!
I'm really brassed off now!
Edited By Roger Clark on 18/07/2019 16:03:33
No hurry!!!! I'll tell you what no hurry is, I haven't even got the plans enlarged yet. You to will have your Cossacks in the water and sunk before I have laid the keel!
I have to clear some jobs out of the way and have a holiday before I make a start on this tub. I'm modifying my mini lathe with a stronger and larger crosslide so to take 6mm 'T' slots to improve it's versatility and also complete a quick change toolpost for my other lathe. Need to do these so that I can push forward with my steam engines, two of which will be for boats.
I've also got a big box trailer that is now surplus to requirements to finish tidying up ready for sale and to give me my drive back.
So watching with interest and planning my own slant on the build, probably involving extreme abuse to plasticard and other materials.
Um yes, they can only print A3! woopy doo we have real pros here
I'll have to search Hereford when I get a chance to get there.
I went down town to get the plans enlarged today and found the last remaining copiers couldn't copy that size so the planning dept. is already slipping behind schedule! typical!
|Thread: Tug Day|
Yes for my sins I worked in Orpington for a while, travel down Sunday, work all week and back on Friday, a day and a half with my wife, not the best setup. I only put up with it as my employers said I could work from home, hah that didn't happen. Besides can't afford South East hotels on my pittance.
Oh why do I have to live where I live?
|Thread: A Tug of two halfs|
Aah yes, my problem is the reverse, if they don't do the housework they don't get paid!!!!
Hi Eddie, Aah practise makes perfect, so where have I gone so wrong in my life . Should have been at the HSME invitation weekend to help out but feel so out of sorts it's a struggle to do anything at the moment , hey ho never mind tomorrows another day and I'll be fine,
I'm thinking I should hire your team of builders or is it you actually pay them and have them on bonus?
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