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tugs53

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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #45 on: April 23, 2010, 07:47:12 »
Looking forward to seeing some great pictures ;) ;)


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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #46 on: April 23, 2010, 12:24:28 »

  You are doing a cracking job there Andy  :) :)
  Its Clive used to sail one metres at swansea with you ::)

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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #47 on: May 04, 2010, 11:58:44 »
Engine trials today, all went well.
handles brillaintly, stops quicky with a realistic swirl of water round the stern, going astern is as expected, very slow to respond.





Got to get on with the detail now, especially the wheelhoiuse and accomadation.
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #48 on: May 04, 2010, 17:05:10 »
Wow....looks great on the water :) :) :) :)
Very nice wake cool cool cool
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #49 on: May 04, 2010, 23:46:05 »
Andy,
      Looking great you are doing a cracking job there.   :) :)
      Cant wait to see the finished job.

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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #50 on: May 07, 2010, 20:42:52 »
Loads of room inside for electronics, battery fits under the speaker, speaker still has to have a housing built and ound tube fitted. Also electronic switcher to be fitted for lighting.



Wheelhousing now starting to look as if it is being worked on, the vents for E.R cut out and louvres fitted to funnel vents, getting close to spraying the wheelhouse and accomadation block, got to find the correct colour for the brown

 
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #51 on: May 07, 2010, 20:46:54 »
I am trying to work out how to fit the wheelhouse windows, the layup is so thick in places and it is hard to get in and rub it down, I almost cut the wheelhouse off and built my own in plasticard, it is still not out of the question. Or the other alternative to cut the wheelhouse roof off, rub down the inside of the wheelhouse to even thickness and then refit the roof, the layup is sprayed in I think and it is very uneven in thickness especially in the corners.
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #52 on: May 08, 2010, 10:20:46 »
Hi Andy she is looking good :) :)
My mate hade the same prob with his windows.
He did cut the roof section out, it worked for him.
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« Reply #53 on: June 18, 2010, 12:45:01 »
Sorry for no posts chaps, been to busy doing courses in my days off for my new job, will carry on at the end of the year, summer hols and a new job working away has put a slow down on the boat.
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #54 on: June 18, 2010, 13:22:22 »
Have a great summer :) :) :) cool cool cool

I'll be looking forward to you resuming your build..after :) :)
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #55 on: August 30, 2010, 12:27:03 »
Started new job, but only been home for 5 days since June, so no progress I am afraid, have not forgotten though, as soon as time allows will continue.

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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #56 on: June 17, 2011, 04:53:34 »
Back to it again, looking for scale ladders, steps for main deck to wheelhouse deck, and upto flying bridge, need  to be 100mm by 18-20 mm, has any one any ideas rather than the slow job of buyilding from scratch.

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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #57 on: June 17, 2011, 06:01:08 »
Plastruct and Evergreen have several scales of ladders and stairs. Check your hobby store.
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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #58 on: February 11, 2012, 15:50:43 »
Well about time, been doing some more to my build, changed jobs, now working more local to home again.
Have made more progress to wheelhouse.

http://flic.kr/p/bs8uzr


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Re: Northsider Build
« Reply #59 on: February 11, 2012, 16:01:01 »
Well about time, been doing some more to my build, changed jobs, now working more local to home again.
Have made more progress to wheelhouse.

http://flic.kr/p/bs8uzr



Sorry about photo, can't get into my photobucket account for some reason, so made a new account in flickr and can't get photos to display, can anyone help?
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