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Stuart Z 110/07/2021 09:50:56
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Hi Tim

Had a similar issue with an overheating laptop. It seems the fans suck in enough dust to choke themselves hence the fan is achieving nothing. Cleaned out fans and laptop performed well thereafter.

Enjoying the rest of the article btw.


Eddie Lancaster10/07/2021 17:43:09
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Hi. Tim, sorry to hear about your IT problems, it is a real pain when that happens.

I have got to order some more 1.5X6mm bass planking, as well as some sheet to make the covering board’s and rails, as soon as I get them I can get busy on the top layer of planking. In the meantime I am trying to work out how to fit the servo winches, because the hull is shallow they will have to extend into the hatch cover area.



Tim Rowe18/07/2021 07:21:49
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Hello Eddie and Stuart.

It took over a week but in the end the hard drive gave up its treasures and I have everything restored. I haven't lost any of the photos so I will be putting up some of the latest progress on Kimberley.


Tim R

Eddie Lancaster18/07/2021 13:51:04
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Hi. Tim, looking forward to seeing the progress on Kimberly. I have slowed to a holt on Westmoreland as I have finally finished my second Nimbus 3 IOM.



Ray Wood 209/08/2021 20:19:43
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Hi All,

The Phoenix Marine Model Club are having an open day this Wednesday 11th August at their lake at Silvermere Golf Club in Surrey, this maybe an ideal time to see many barges in action, since the formal AMBO racing was wound up pre-covid. The Isle of White Mafia Simmonds & Samson are coming to the main land for thev&a ambo finals sept 17 031.jpg get together, Mr Watts and myself will be there if anybody wants a sail of my barge Veronica come and find me

This is my favourite picture of Richard and Peter racing.

Regards Ray

Dave Sansom10/08/2021 07:55:47
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Dave Sansom10/08/2021 08:02:15
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30" Linda May is my boat of choice

Mr Watts is catching up with me after nearly 20 months

Hopefully the boats he's got for me fit in the car

Would love to try your barge Ray

Regards Dave

Ray Wood 210/08/2021 09:00:58
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Hi Dave,

If your picking up some bigger barges from Dave bring some radio equipment and pop it in ?

I will bring the Veronica Staysail & Gertrude my 30"

See you tomorrow

Regards Ray

Dave Sansom10/08/2021 09:17:19
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Richard Simpson10/08/2021 22:27:51
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Absolutely beautiful. That's the sort of racing I could enjoy watching!

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