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Found 8 results

  1. I finished my first RC scratch built square rigger HMS Harrier a couple of years back and although I'm very happy with the result always considered her something of a practice run for the command that everyone wants - a frigate. Check out Harrier in action on video. With the current pandemic making the full sized sailing dinghy I was hoping to start this year look just that - hopeful - there's no time like the present to start the frigate. She's relatively cheap, being cobbled up from old floor boards and ply with the only realtively expensive bits being servos. She'
  2. I just finished my first ship model last weekend, I've got another kit on the go, but this Triton project looks really cool and will most definitely be educational. I'm really looking forward to this. Smaller scales appeal to me for some reason. This works out well because our house is so jammed with stuff that I really don't have a lot of room to display models!
  3. Spaceship made from whatever materials come my way. Made either from junk or bought items (such as electronics, figurines, etc). Scale is set to 1/150 by the plastic figurines to be used. The ship will have an interior view. Don't know anything else about it. Making up my own plans as I go along. Purpose? To liberate my creativity without imposed restrictions by someone else's plans. Scrap PVC drainage pipe for main hull. My first overall display plan. This may change into something else.
  4. Anyone know of any suppliers of decent larger size rigging blocks. I'm building an RC square rigger at 1/36 scale and need blocks about 7-12mm in size. They don't have to be functional, just strong and look the part in wood.
  5. Ok, Getting started on Triton cross section. My first scratch build. Just cut out the keel, false keel, and keelson. actually cut out two sets. Second is for testing purposes. Next step is to sand and affix the keel and false keel then wait for more plans!
  6. I'm planing for the future to build a sloop in scale 1:48, and for armament I will have 10 6-pound cannons, unless convinced otherwise It's probably going to be 18-1850. I would like to scratch-build the ship, and of course also the cannons. I have done some research, but have not been able to find the measurements of a 6-pound naval cannon, and part of this is probably because I don't know enough on the subject. So the question is, what are the measurements of a 6-pound naval cannon around 1800? For those who can read this, here is what I came up with, but I had to use very
  7. Hi This is my first ever scratch build and with basic tools. and a small bandsaw. I have no time limmet to finish the ship. Have cut and prepaired the parts, Keel, Keelson and False keel. Wish me luck. regards Antony
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