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Paul T12/08/2008 09:40:00
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Hi Mark

The build is looking great but why is Father Christmas working with the crew.....is this his summer job?

Paul

Mark Leigh12/08/2008 20:38:00
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Hi Paul

Can only presume you mean the radio operator. How else is he going to feed all them reindeer all year round! hadn't thought of that so might need to change his colour hat. Well spotted thou.

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Think i need to get the duster out

Mark

Best get back to building that jig for the superstructure sides

Manxman13/08/2008 18:12:00
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Hi Mark,

The guy with the blue hat looks more like Santa !

The model looks fantastic by the way

Cheers - Ken

Mark Leigh14/08/2008 20:12:00
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    Never really noticed but it seems that for the first 30 years of my life my father was Santa. Well he did give me nice toys as a kid. The guy in the blue hat 'The navigator' was modelled on my late father god rest his sole.

    Thanks for the praise though  Ken

allan green05/09/2008 10:49:00
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hi paul ref trent life baot kit

can you tell me the beam width of the glass fibre hull on your boat  as mine is smaller than 317mm as stated in the kit .i.e does the 317 mm include the rubber fendering.

also did you have to cut the deck to suit the hull

i have only got as far as putting in the bow beams in so i want to be sure before igo any further.

thanks again Paul

Allan Green

Paul T05/09/2008 15:10:00
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Hi Allan

I never measured my boat whilst making it so I presume that the dims include the fenders,

Yes I did trim the deck to suit the hull....but make sure that the hull and is fully braced and leveled before making any cuts.

Glad to help

Paul

allan green06/09/2008 12:39:00
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hi paul

i carry on now thanks foryour help

allan

Paul T06/09/2008 14:01:00
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Hi Allan

Sorry that I couldn’t be more helpful but I am ashamed to say that all my good intentions regarding careful and meticulous dry assembly go out of the window when I get a new model to build, I just crash on and then worry about problems when I come across them.

Good luck with the build.

Paul

allan green25/09/2008 16:17:00
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hi paul

than

k

s for your help i have .got the deck on now and fitting the running gear.canyou tell me what side the propellers r&l h viewing from the back thanks again paul allan green

Paul T26/09/2008 13:47:00
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Hi Allan

The general rule of thumb is that the propellers spin in towards the keel..ie. looking from the stern the L/H prop runs clockwise and the R/H prop runs counter clockwise.

Sorry the photo is not that detailed but you can just see the pitch on the stb prop.

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Paul

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