Here is a list of all the postings Bob Abell has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Vic Smeed's Silver Mist|
Cossack makes a nice stand?
I used to see HMS Belfast being towed up and down the Thames at Dagenham in the 70s
She was an impressive sight
A very Dinky model
What does it look alongside your Cossack?
Will be following your blog with great interest
Will you be having a chain operated rudder, like mine?
it makes a nice change and is an interesting mechanism
Take a look at my last post......It shows some of my steam locos
All the best.....Bob
|Thread: Paddle Steamer Jeanie Deans|
I sold the Britannia and it helped to pay for our first caravan
The Tank Engine was my first build designed by Henry Greenley and the plans and castings were marketed by Bassett Lowke
I sold it and bought our Frame Tent camping equipment
My final loco was the Princess of Wales, designed by Martin Evans......A 5" gauge Midland Single
I built the chassis and wheels etc and had just started the boiler, when Martin confessed he had made a grave design error!...….All the cylinder mounting holes were incorrect!
So that was that...…..And that got sold too
The track was in our garden
Since you`ve mentioned good old LBSC and my visitor has not made contact yet...…..
Here my LBSC 3 1/2" gauge Britannia...…...
Six years in the build
The plan is available from Model Boats catalogue
Designed by Alex Thompson
Peter Teal and Jeanie Deans at Etherow
Still waiting for Mr Whittaker to make contact?
They were happy days, Ray
You are very active, these days, I notice......Keep up the good work, my mate
The years have certainly rolled past
The sad news is that I gave this model away....Free of charge!
Complete with Twin stick F16!
Mind you, I had good reason and it went to a good home
All the best, my mate......Bob
Just received a PM from Martyn Chorlton, asking about my PS Jeanie Deans scratch build
Yes I did build the model back in 2006, followed by "Jeanie Deans at War" in 2008, which was her wartime guise of JD, converted to a Mine Sweeper
|Thread: Prototype build of ELLIE|
Please PM me
|Thread: British brig|
Lovely build, Robert
The rigging is the highlight of the model
As always......Well done
|Thread: Clyde Paddler|
Thank you, Tony for posting my Glasgow build
It turned out to be a nice pretty model, but the performance was pitiful
It was totally under powered
It also needed more body weight for the paddles to fight against, to create a realistic paddle wash
All the best
|Thread: Vintage Gentleman's Cruiser|
For Terry Burnett`s attention
Nice meeting you again, Terry
|Thread: Prototype build of ELLIE|
Very nicely built
Well done, John
This is a very common problem with iPads
It's happened to me many times on this forum
The solution is very simple......Rotate your IPad thru 180 degrees and try again
|Thread: What ship is this?|
Are the skimpy sails......Storm Sails?
Thank you, Colin
it looks a busy ship and not much deck area?
Found this exciting photograph on the net somehow by accident
Does any one recognise the ship?
Perhaps Bob Wilson can help?
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