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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2009, 23:43:39 »
She is coming along great Dan, really looks the business in photo two. The superstructure looks fantastic, 8) 8) 8) great build keep photos coming.

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2009, 00:10:57 »
Cheers Brian, I am just waiting for the rain to stop so that I can get some photos outside of her in her new colours ! Then today I am starting to plank the aft main deck.

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2009, 00:43:35 »
Not to bad, lots of imperfections begining to show up, still slightly better than Tweety777,s.

Slow down man, its not a race, the picture with the white undercoat highlights the not too smooth hull.

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2009, 01:30:18 »
These photos have been taken over a period of about 4 months, Thats the reason I prime the hull then fill, then sand, then prime ! The white coated photo is NOT the final outcome, far from it !!!

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #34 on: July 04, 2009, 14:02:58 »
Well today I have managed to get one of the two decks ready for planking, using 2mm styrene for the simulated 'deck beams' and (a few photos will be posted tomorrow of the planking) 2mm lime planking which is currently clamped in no1 workshop, no2 workshop is still full of other projects !

When I say 'one of two decks' the reason behind this is because as I am going to be using the boat for 'towing & steering' competitions, I need a sturdy deck with the correct 'pivot' point  for steerinig competitions, because of the high housing should there be any kind of wind she is affected by it so I am planning a second removable deck which will convert her into a pipe laying / survey vessel with a high aft gantry for steering competitions to compensate the forward housing should any wind occur.

Hope my message makes some kind of sense  ;D

Regards, Dan.
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #35 on: July 04, 2009, 14:08:24 »
Not to bad, lots of imperfections begining to show up, still slightly better than Tweety777,s.

Slow down man, its not a race, the picture with the white undercoat highlights the not too smooth hull.


 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D Forgot to mention, I knew they would be some posts relating to his build but unfortunately I gave up my lego men when I was about 10 years old, and as I don't have a budgie for photos i think my 5 stone goldern retriever would not look good sitting on my boat  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Regards,  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D  Dan.
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #36 on: July 04, 2009, 14:40:50 »
 I think my 5 stone goldern retriever would not look good sitting on my boat.

I dont know, it might iron out the wrinkels in the hull.  :) :) :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D   

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #37 on: July 04, 2009, 18:05:04 »
I think my 5 stone goldern retriever would not look good sitting on my boat.

I dont know, it might iron out the wrinkels in the hull.  :) :) :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D    


Tit For Tat  ;D ;D ;D

You are welcome to comment anytime, but I do listen to comments and suggestions  :) :)

So far I have spent over 200  on filler, primer and as you buddy calls it 'grinding paper'  ;D ;D ;D

What has your buddy spent ? Sorry he doesn't spend or listen  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Regards, Dan.
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #38 on: July 04, 2009, 22:31:01 »
I think my 5 stone goldern retriever would not look good sitting on my boat.

I dont know, it might iron out the wrinkels in the hull.  :) :) :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D   

;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D You asked for that one Dan......Very good ARH.. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

So Dan,

Here we have two boats for the price of one. I love that idea, but what is this about two workrooms???????Most of us struggle to have one!! ::) ::) ::) ::)

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #39 on: July 04, 2009, 23:37:33 »
Dane , Thats the last coment or insult you will have from me, but always think what the other guys feels like.

And to the guy who sent me the p/m, put up a picture of your builds and I will put up one of mine, and let the site judge them.  :) :) :)

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #40 on: July 05, 2009, 00:15:21 »
ARH,

I don't think you have insulted Dan.....Constructive criticism is always welcome, or it should be. that way we learn and make progress.

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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #41 on: July 05, 2009, 00:19:32 »
Well said FOOTSKI  :) :)
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #42 on: July 05, 2009, 00:54:29 »
The planking was finally finished last night ;
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #43 on: July 05, 2009, 00:58:25 »
A coating of 'home made' water-proofing has beeen applied, once I have put it under my heat lamps for a day or so it will fade back to almost the original colour of wood ;
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Re: A Freelance Anchor-Handling Tug
« Reply #44 on: July 05, 2009, 01:00:47 »
I think my 5 stone goldern retriever would not look good sitting on my boat.

I dont know, it might iron out the wrinkels in the hull.  :) :) :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D   


Well I must let you all know that by letting a 5 stone Goldern Retriever sleep on your boat all night it irons out all the wrinkles, thanks ARH for your advice, I listened and learnt there  :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D :P :P :P
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