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Thread: Veron Vosper Patrol boat
13/01/2021 17:45:46

HI

yes thanks - I now see how to do it - a great model.

As to figures, I have found some on ebay which may be suitable.

13/01/2021 13:56:39

I have to admit I haven't found this album. There seem to be pages and pages of them with no search function so I got bored by about page 6.

I have made quite a lot of progress with the aid of Google. It seems to be a model of HMTS Courtland Bay and have found a few photos of the real thing as well as a few of the model.


The superstructure is wellon the way to completion and i will be doing some painting soon. I am going to stick with the Merco (I even have a spare one if needed) and will fit some of my surplus 35mhz kit.

I noticed on some of the photos superb model sailors. Does anyone know where to get these. They are approx 1/24 scale.

10/01/2021 12:24:35

Hi all. I am new to this forum as my main hobby is RC aeroplanes rather than boats.

As my first lockdown project, I have completed a Revell Flower Class Corvette which I have converted to radio control. I managed to get a successful maiden voyage before Christmas but any further trials will have to wait.

My attention has turned to the Veron Vosper patrol boat. A friend of mine built one (probably in the 1960s) and after a bit of use it was consigned to the loft. I want to get it going again.

It is is generally good condition. It has a Merco 60, which seems to turn freely but might need replacing and the radio will definitely be replace with modern gear.

My main problem is with the bridge/ superstructure. The smaller items, masts, radar etc have been knocked off and I need some plans or photos to know what I have to replace. Some of the photos online show torpedoes each side but my friend doesn't think they were ever part of the kit.

Can anyone help?

Thanks david

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