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Footski

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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2008, 23:04:47 »
And darned good she looks too amigo..
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #31 on: August 15, 2008, 12:38:16 »
still waiting for motors shafts and screws, but starting to smooth the hull
for glassing


bulbus bow was made from 3 peices of 1/4 marine ply per side instead of balsa
so when i hit you  :o ;D ;D i still need to make the stern section
« Last Edit: August 15, 2008, 12:40:52 by bigford »
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #32 on: August 16, 2008, 08:41:17 »
Sure looking good there Bigford!!

Cheers
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #33 on: August 16, 2008, 18:14:29 »
just a reminder as to why this is taking so long ::)
each part has to be cut out at 1/75 scale sanded shaped
then traced and enlarged 150% to 1/50 scale and cut out sanded and shaped
all over again :o ;D
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #34 on: August 17, 2008, 00:23:10 »
Brilliant so far...
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2008, 06:21:09 »
strange thing happened yesterday :o i went to staples to enlarge some
parts, well  :o i told the gilr to enlarge the parts 150% and she did
well it looked like she made the parts 350%  :o :o  now i know for the
hull and first deck i copyed everything at 150%  but now i'm wondering
if i made a mistake
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #36 on: August 18, 2008, 07:13:42 »
Are you sure she didn't enlarge your enlargements?
That's happened to me once or twice.
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #37 on: August 31, 2008, 19:07:30 »
UPDATES O0
work is so slow on this ship with cutting the 1/75 parts then sanding
then enlargeing them to 1/50 :D



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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #38 on: August 31, 2008, 22:53:08 »
It may be slow, but I reckon she is going to be a cracker.......Just look at all that lovely wood......Not a plastic strip in sight 8) 8)
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #39 on: September 01, 2008, 08:31:25 »
Can see Lot's of progress there bigford!
The 'big one's' are fun, aren't they!
Big wood, big parts, and big 'cuts' on the fingers and hands!
I keep a box of 'Band-Aids' handy, at my bench!!

Looks Awesome!!
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #40 on: September 01, 2008, 09:29:29 »
my scroll saw blade went dull on one of the parts and
splintered the wood :o ........ well the splinter went  into
my knuckle underside  >:( :( :( >:( a few four letter words
and a new blade :D
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #41 on: September 14, 2008, 20:56:07 »
the bulbous bow was bugging me it looked off to me
so i set up my circlur saw with laser and



i'm not as off as i thought  :D
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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #42 on: September 14, 2008, 23:18:35 »
bigford, Put that saw down its a great build YOU dont need to cut it up MAN your doing great ;)

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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #43 on: September 15, 2008, 02:22:29 »
 
Looks smashing, Bigford.

The original builders didn't have a laser.  ;)

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Re: smit rotterdam
« Reply #44 on: September 27, 2008, 00:23:52 »
WELL its about time...........
 
 i get a phone call today  my korts,props and motors
made there way over from germany :o :o 3 months :(
the props are 60mm rivabo brass 4 blade and happy hunter
motors


the props are on the smit hunter
« Last Edit: September 27, 2008, 00:34:36 by bigford »
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