Here is a list of all the postings alan burgess has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: August 1989 issue with free plans Santa Ana stern wheeler|
If it's a quarter wheeler you fancy, how about Lulonga. Sarik Hobbies have plans and hulls available.
Planhull gives 27.5" long 9.25" beam. Plenty of room for a steam plant ?
Take a look :-
16 x 4.5 was a very quick estimation.
It's difficult to measure precisely as the plan in the book is stitched into the spine !!
Actual beam is more like 4.75 inches. The last 3.5 inches (approx) of the hull includes the stern paddle. The 'floaty' hull is nearer just over 12 inches.
So, that's a little bit shorter and a little but wider.
The Goodchild model plan produces a vessel of 16 inches long and a beam approx 4.5 inches. The 10 page article includes reasonable construction details and a wiring diagram to help install working lights. 2 b&w photos show finished details and a third b&w photo shows the radio and running gear installed.
The plans in the book are actually printed slightly under scale and need enlarging a little to produce the 16 inch model.
Several years ago I considered building it myself. However I decided that the smallish size of the vessel would probably only sail well in 'mill pond' conditions.
|Thread: Fairey Huntsman|
OO err missus............Thankyou Dave...........I neglected to put it on here earlier !
|Thread: Digital Archive|
Flash player is 'End-of-life' in 2020 (next year). Will the digital editions be converted to an alternative reader ?
|Thread: General Data Protection Regulation 2018|
A note for all club committee members, especially membership secretaries.
|Thread: Of all the model boat discipline’s that you’ve not yet tried, which would you most like to have a go at?|
I haven't voted yet as I want to have a bash at building an unorthodox craft that doesn't fit into any of the categories provided.
I suggest adding another choice - 'None of the above', i.e Unorthodox - If it floats, RC it.
I know, you can't please all the people all of the time - Sorry !
|Thread: Wifi enabled cameras|
Has anyone tried the idea of using a wi-fi enabled camera underwater in a model sub ?
I am toying with the idea.
I know that the wifi link would be useless under water but the intention is to link to the camera at the surface (within range).
Interrogation and transmission of the video and pictures to a lakeside tablet/laptop should be possible.
The sub and camera would remain at the surface, in its operational medium, without needing removal to dry land.
|Thread: Decluttering - Items for sale|
Lord Nelson now sold.
|Thread: Blackpool Model Boat Convention 2017|
I am blaming the parents. Successive generations are now breeding 'instant gratification' into children. The process is enabled by the credit card (by now, pay later).
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