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Peter Fitness21/06/2009 00:24:19
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It's coming along beautifully, Barry. You have got a lovely finish on the hull.
 
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Barry Foote11/07/2009 21:58:22
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Not much progress as I am still waiting for the prop shaft and prop to be delivered so thought I would make the Navigation Light.

This took quite a bit of thought and in the end, I made the light tube from paper with a wooden dowel rear end. The light holder was made from brass shim and brass rod. The positive wire was cut off the LED and I soldered a lenght of very thin coated wire, which allowed me to pass both positive and negative connections through the short piece of brass tubing, used for the stand. 


Once put together the light worked beautifully. I just have to put the front lens on and it is finished..
Barry Foote19/09/2009 16:30:59
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Not much been going on for some time, for many reasons, but I have at least got the motor, prop and various electrical bits installed, so thought I would give her a float test. I was pleasantly surprised, but she does float over an inch high, so plenty of ballast is going to be needed to bring her down.

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