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ALAN HARTILL 126/04/2021 22:08:46
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Can anyone remember many years ago the free plan for the RNLI Tyne class lifeboat? The plan was in the scale of 5/8" to the foot.. Can anyone please tell me if that would of been 1/12 scale? I am having problems making the cabin windows, but have found a set that are in 1/12th scale. Would these be suitable for the Tyne which is 30" long.? Thank you to anyone that can help. Alan Hartill.

Tim Cooper26/04/2021 22:48:01
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Alan

1" to one foot ie 1" to 12" is 1/12 th scale. 5/ 8" to one foot is 1 to 19 or about 1/20th scale.

Tim

neil howard-pritchard26/04/2021 23:15:09
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Posted by ALAN HARTILL 1 on 26/04/2021 22:08:46:

Can anyone remember many years ago the free plan for the RNLI Tyne class lifeboat? The plan was in the scale of 5/8" to the foot.. Can anyone please tell me if that would of been 1/12 scale? I am having problems making the cabin windows, but have found a set that are in 1/12th scale. Would these be suitable for the Tyne which is 30" long.? Thank you to anyone that can help. Alan Hartill.

as Tim says the Metcalf mouldings ABS vac formed hull which the plans were drawn for is made to 1;20th scale.

I blew them up to help with my build of the Mountfleet models GRP mouldings of the Tyne build i am writing in the build blogg section further down the page. if you have 12th scale frames, they will be much too large, but there is always an open market for 12th scale stuff on ebay.

if you are looking for dedicated lifeboat modelling help, you can always ask on these two facebook sites which as an admin on both, you are most welcome to join too. Those two sites are dedicated solely to building model lifeboats.

(2) RNLI RC LIFEBOATS | Facebook

(2) Model Lifeboats Enthusiasts | Groups | Facebook

hope this helps.

neil howard-pritchard26/04/2021 23:20:16
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also, you might try MacsMouldings for 1;20 scale windows for your Tyne, i'm not sure but he may do them in that scale...........

just looked and macs doo do a 1;20 scale set of Tyne windows.......his mouldings are excellent as well.

Macs Mouldings - Window Frame Sets

jeffrey mundell 114/05/2021 12:48:46
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the link to Macs mouldings does not now work for the email address for purchusing this is the hotmail one

i have tried several times to purchuse a set of windows for Tyne lifeboat but email gets returned as not known

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Colin Bishop14/05/2021 13:02:57
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Macs Mouldings recently published contact details here:

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