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Member postings for Sailor Bob

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Thread: HMS Kite
26/08/2008 23:42:00

Hi again, Dennis:

Just to confirm, you only want June and July, not August. And don't worry about the cost, it is only  $.50 per page.

Thanks,

Bob

26/08/2008 15:54:00

Hi Dennis:

Not to worry, didn't know you were in Canada, I live on the west coast. I will get the copies this week and get them off to you Friday.

Bob

26/08/2008 05:59:00

Hi Dennis:

Not used to this format, how do we send messages off line? Will need your address to send copies.

Thanks

Bob 

25/08/2008 16:18:00

Hi Dennis:

I can send you copies of these articles if you wish. Just a matter of how you want them - colour copies, black and white or as a PDF file?

Let me know, there are about 10 pages involved. I think the cost of colour copies would be about $5 Can.

Thanks, Bob 

Thread: HMS Kite
21/08/2008 16:24:00

Hi Bryan

 You are right, the Ktie is not a project for beginner but there is a weath of info in the article, mostly 'how to do' stuff. If you can borrow the article from someone it will serve you for the future.

Good luck with your modelling!

Bob

19/08/2008 19:20:00

Hi Bryan:

 Yes, can get these to you. I can either print them off in black and white (colour would be about $20 Can) or I can try to download them to a PDF file and put them on a disc.

Let me know which you would like, I will also need your home address.

Thanks, Bob

Thread: Construction manual
12/06/2008 02:46:00

Hi John:

 Guess this is a little late but for what it is worth --- I have been building the Lilla Dan in a manner similar to you, old model, not much info. I did manage to contact a chap in England who sent me a manual, not much help but I would be happy to pass a copy on you. The drawings give more info than the manual - typical Billings model!

Thanks and let me know.

Bob W.

Thread: HMS Kite
11/06/2008 00:58:00

Hi again, Robert:

 If you have trouble obtaining the articles of the Kite I have them in my files and would be happy to copy them for you.

Good luck,

Bob W.

10/06/2008 16:44:00

 Hi Robert:

 Paul Freshey's article on HMS Kite started in the April '01 issue of Model Boats and went through until the July '01 issue.

Hope this helps,

 Bob W.

Thread: Ships plans?
10/10/2007 02:12:00

 Hi Alan:

 Don't know if you have found anything but see my post to Charles Reading re the Endurance.

 Too many people wanting to make a model of that boat!

Good luck.

Bob

Thread: Help Needed!
09/10/2007 22:01:00

Hi Charles:

 Don't know if you have found anything but I have a similar project underway and located the original plans for Endurance in the National Maritime Museum. A little pricey for us Canadians but purchased them anyway. The Scott Polar was also a source of info.

I also purchased a copy of 'South with Endurance' by John Hurley, great photos for details of the ship.

Hope this helps, good luck with your model.

Bob

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