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Who Boot

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Country: United Kingdom

My Model Building:

What is your main interest:

  • Scale Boats - Radio Control

How long have you been building model boats:

  • 3 - 10 years

What type of model boat do you build:

  • Modern

I build from:

  • Plans

Which of the following best describes your model-building ability:

  • Intermediate

More about me:

I live in Aberystwyth, mid Wales and have built 3 model boats in the last four years. These are a: 1) sailing boat not R/C, built from a plan issued with BBC's Model World book published in 1975 2) semi scale model of a Type 23 frigate based on a plan issued with MB in Oct. 04. In the plan it was called Paladin. The frigate was my first ever R/C model of any kind, be it boat, aircraft, car, or whatever. 3) Skimmer airboat as seen in Model Boats, Sept. 07

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Last online: 05/03/2021 12:05:41

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We welcome well written contributions from Website members on almost any aspect of Model Boating with a particular emphasis on practical hints, tips, experience and builds.

In order to maintain a consistent standard and format, all suggestions should first be sent to me by Personal Message for approval in principle. Only a very limited amount of time is available for editing contributions into a suitable format for placing on the website so it is important that the material is well presented, lucid and free from obvious spelling errors. I think it goes without saying that contributions should be illustrated by appropriate photos. I shall be happy to give advice on this.

The Member Contribution area offers space for short informative mini articles which would not normally find a place in Model Boats magazine. It is an opportunity for Website Members to freely share their  expertise and experience but I am afraid that virtue is its own reward as there is no budget to offer more material recompense!

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