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chipchase

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Wilsmuller Typhoon
« on: January 31, 2009, 07:56:54 »
Hi all
   Just thought I would post a couple of photos of my latest build, Wilsmuller Typhoon. The hull and plan was purchased from Models by Design.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2009, 08:03:34 by chipchase »
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2009, 08:10:59 »
Hi Brian, its coming on good. Is it 1.50 scale. Keep posting photos.
Terry.
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2009, 08:11:08 »
...Wow...
Looking forward to seeing 'this' build!!!
What are the specs........scale, size, and so on?

Great detail on the build so far, and love the stern roller.

Well Done!
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2009, 09:39:08 »
Is it me or does that look one big tug??

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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2009, 09:40:50 »
Very nice, Look at the room you have for the electrics. :o
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2009, 23:54:43 »
Hi all
The Typhoon is 1:50 scale, hull 38.5in beam 11.5in and 10in from keel to deck.
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2009, 06:31:59 »
Hi
Any more close photo's and details of the build, materials used etc and how you made the roller
Regards martin

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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2009, 07:03:04 »
Looking good Brian keep pict coming :)
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2009, 11:27:45 »
Hi martin
 I made the roller on my lathe I used light alloy, (cheaper than brass) and the end caps are made from copper pipe. The first photo is of the hull as purchased.
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2009, 13:25:27 »
Hi e
Thats me stumped no lathe, will have to try and do it in large wood dowl,
Martin
PS Great build so far, can not wait to see it finished, please keep photo's coming 

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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2009, 13:57:14 »
Cheers Martin, another photo of the stern roller.
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2009, 16:26:20 »
i'll be watching this build closly as this is a tug i really want to build :)!!!!!
 to bad the shipping from the u.k. cost as much as the ship  :(
more boats then money

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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2009, 12:35:15 »
Really curious to know what you used to make the main deck bulwarks and how you fixed them to the hull,and is anything made so far from copper/brass,ie decks etc thanks for your time.......................Paul

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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2009, 02:55:26 »
Hi Paul
I made the bulwarks out of 2mm plastic card, and used super glue to fix them to the hull. The deck frame work was then fitted onto the bulwark; unfortunately I did not take a photo of this part of the build. All deck fittings I make out of brass. These photos show the bulwark strengtheners and the top rail fitted, itís surprising how strong this is when it is all fixed in place.

Brian
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Re: Wilsmuller Typhoon
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2009, 08:20:43 »
Superb workmanship there Brian.
Terry.
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