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harry smith 122/07/2017 10:30:28
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top side view 3.jpgtop side view 2.jpgtop side view 1.jpgbottom undercoated.jpgcockpit with dash.jpgcockpit no floor.jpgdeck view.jpgengine hatch off.jpgHi All

A warm winter's day, so I dry fitted the aft deck and spray painted the bottom and sides with a filler/ undercoat.

I am resizing the pics and posting soon!!

Harryengine hatch cover.jpg

harry smith 128/07/2017 10:16:54
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Hi All

Made some wire handles and glued onto the 10mm magnets to plank in the stern .

Found these work OK with the wire easily bent to requirements.


harry smith 129/07/2017 12:23:21
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stern undercoated 2.jpgstern undercoated 1.jpgstern final planking 2.jpgstern end view.jpgmagnet clamps 3.jpgmagnet clamps 2.jpgWell Gentleman the stern is finally covered in, looks better than some rear ends I have seen at our club meetings!!!

The magnetic clamps work like I hoped ( over glue-ing a bit of a problem to release them)!!!!

I feel like this one is fighting all the way, but, I will get this beast into the water!!

Harrymagnet clamps 1.jpg

ashley needham29/07/2017 15:08:16
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That's a great smooth bottom you have there Harry. I am sure the twisted and bent bits of wire will make sense....soon...


harry smith 103/08/2017 05:22:21
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Hi Ashley

I will have to do some better pics of my magnetics with the wire handles.

I also found these work besides on wood also work on aluminium, etc.(As long as you use one each side).


harry smith 103/08/2017 08:12:55
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magnet clamps 7.jpgmagnet clamps 6.jpgmagnet clamps 5.jpgHi All

Adding a few pics of my magnets with handles, hopefully these show the idea better!!


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Ray Wood 203/08/2017 08:22:19
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Hi Harry

That's a great idea ! really impressed with the way they hold that block plane on it's side

Regards Ray

harry smith 103/08/2017 08:25:43
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stern deck 2.jpgstern deck 1.jpgdeck view 2.jpgdeck view 1.jpgHi All

Added the stern deck and starting the long planking job.

The outer trim planking is in two pieces with a join near the rear of the windscreen.

Also a short piece on the engine cover.

Will follow the center strip onto the dash area and cover the cockpit drive tunnel with the same veneer.

Harrybow with windscreen.jpg

Bob Abell03/08/2017 08:35:36
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A very nice looking model, Harry

The magnet clamps have been very handy with such a lovely complex model shape

Was this your idea?


ashley needham03/08/2017 10:46:07
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Ray, Very funny!

​Harry. Looking soooo good mate, very nice. Yes see what the wire bits are now, good idea. Ashley

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