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A Tug of two halfs

My scratch build of James P. Woods

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Ray Wood 211/09/2019 13:24:18
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Hi Eddie,

I think the sky's the limit really, 3 boats at once is the optimum for me, with maintenance on the rest of the fleet ongoing !

Currently, Cossack, The Comanche Cat, and a 15" version of Vic Smeed's Silver Mist + a branch line station 00 Layout.

Once that lot is operational still want to build HMS Belfast, maybe a Christmas start

Looking out for 6' 6" length of MDF for the building board !!

Regards Ray

Edited By Ray Wood 2 on 11/09/2019 13:25:52

Eddie Lancaster11/09/2019 15:09:44
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Hi. Ray, I new you wouldn't let me down, not as many as you on the go at one time,i think two will be enough for me.

I've got a couple of days before Bluewater, so cut out the shadows from the plans and fix to some liteply, ready to cut out.

Cossack is coming along, should have battery and Esc by Friday, motors already wired up and checked using the battery and esc from the tug, the prop tubes are fitted and ready for the motors and electrics.



Tim Rowe12/09/2019 08:59:21
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yes + 1 to start the IOM

Tim R

Eddie Lancaster12/09/2019 15:25:39
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Hi. Tim I am away next week so no work on IOM, but I will be looking hard at the plans and I think the questions will start comingfrown.

I will start a new thread so the build will all be in the same place.



Tim Rowe12/09/2019 18:07:00
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Hi Eddie

You have probably said so before but what design are you building?

I shall be watching out for your thread with interest as I have a hankering to build one to go alongside the Topiko I bought readymade and is nearly ready again after a refit.

Tim R

Eddie Lancaster12/09/2019 19:02:08
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Hi.Tim it's Boxkite a design by Graham Bantock around 2001, there was also an article in the February 2002 Marine Modelling, but that just confuses the issues of material sizes and the construction,however I will press on. I will also be refering to your build blogs.


Eddie Lancaster20/09/2019 15:17:05
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Just got back from Aldi's, found this label printer for £14.99, over £10.00 less than from the online shop.

I might now be able to keep track of what is in each draw and cubby hole.

May also be able to make name plates etc. with its different fonts and sizes using the clear tape that is available.

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