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aston kingsley25/06/2007 13:59:00
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lovely boat shame you can see the reciver swith
Paul T11/08/2007 10:15:00
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This is a very nice example of an old classic, I do like the decking which must have taken a long time to complete to this standard.
As for the reciever switch, and following an stupid accident with a valuable model of my own, I think that is is well positioned as it gives quick and easy access to a vital piece of equipment.
John Tennant23/09/2007 16:15:00
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Very nice model.  I thought though that this is the Fairey Swordsman not the Huntsman 31 (which had an aft cabin).  Nice all the same.  Switch position is ideal and probably nicely discrete at the Lake side.  How is it powered and what length (31"?)
Allen Marshall25/03/2008 19:19:00
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Two versions of the Huntsman 31 were built, one with an aft cabin and one with an open aft deck
neil howard-pritchard25/03/2008 21:40:00
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I am always amazed at what some people can find on a lovely boat to be critical about?

A blind man would be happy to see it, as my old grandad would say.

 he would also say. "if thar cans't doo better lad, thin show me"

Tony Hadley26/03/2008 21:42:00
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Neil,

The one I was always told --- nowt that a man on a dashing horse would notice!!,  at 100 yards.

nowt = nothing in lanky dialect.

Tony.

neil howard-pritchard26/03/2008 22:37:00
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I'm also lancashire lad, ( Fleetwood ) born and bread, and you're right in what you say, Tony.

I just can't believe some people sometimes, and that is why I never ever show my models at competative exhibitions.

cheers,neil.

Bob Abell27/03/2008 08:03:00
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I can`t even see a reciever switch!

Blind Pew

neil howard-pritchard27/03/2008 08:26:00
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I think the poster is refering to the little red on/off switch down under the control panel in the cockpit.

A totally blatant place to put it, me thinks..... stands out like a sore thumb,NOT.

Now be told Huntsman You have been chastised,DON'T DO IT AGAIN!

Joking aside, Huntsman, if that early critisism is the only thing you have to worry about in your building (and I sincerely say, it looks a lovely boat, and very well painted and finished) you have nothing to worry about, and if someone has to nit pick by finding something to moan about such as they did, they really should get out a little more and get a life!

ashley needham27/03/2008 08:43:00
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I know its only a little thing this switch business, but why not paint the bloomin` thing white??? absolutely no one would see it then...?   

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