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Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« on: December 26, 2010, 13:07:51 »
I was looking around for information on propulsion and wondered if there could be a place made in the Modellers Den section to group posts relating to methods of propulsion.This could include Screw propellers, steerable props/thrusters ( z-pellers drives) Voith units, Paddle wheels, transverse thrusters.

There seems to be many posts asking about design and setups so many this is a faster way to group this information.
Just a thought.

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« Last Edit: December 27, 2010, 18:28:34 by tugs53 »
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2010, 18:24:19 »
I like the idea.....so lets see what the membership and the admin...TugMaster...has to say.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2010, 18:30:02 by tugs53 »
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2010, 03:14:36 »
yep,agree lets put it to the members
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2010, 06:33:03 »
good idea every bit help's us newbie's out ;D
will get it right next time

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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2010, 09:42:22 »
Hmmmm...only 12 votes so far...but all in favour.

Should this new category come into being...it will take some time to sort through many older 'related' postings, and 'load up' the new board; but I'm willing to give it my best shot.

I can see the advantages of having a place where we can see what others have done when it comes to motor and 'drive' selection'; see the tips and recomendations, and see what's available from our sponsors.
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2011, 09:20:28 »
14 votes in favour, any updates Mike, Barry, Mark or TugMaster ???

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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2011, 10:09:52 »
it gets my vote  its nice to look at peoples built shottle units & voith units  & other stuff   :)
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2011, 10:48:45 »
please accept my vote;-Tony
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2011, 14:19:46 »
Well as far as I can see, with only 15 members interested enough to vote, I do not see that as a mandate for a separate section. Maybe give it another try in a few months, but lets see what the boss says..
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2011, 13:13:44 »
Me thinks that 15 members would find it viable for a seperate section, if we look at all the members who have registered, not many are regular posters on the forum  ;)

Buit like you say Barry, lets see what the boss says .....

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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2011, 14:06:19 »
Just a thought, if you look at when the poll started and then ended a lot of members would have been busy over the Christmas period so why not reopen the poll for say 7 more days and then decide if it goes through. I for one would say if the vote is in favour after this then it should go through. :) :)

          That's my opinion. ;) ;)

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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2011, 20:45:14 »
Hi there.

I know that forums are a hopefully a democratic meeting place for ideas and I did not really intend for the issue to become an election issue of global proportions but maybe it has.

I was just thinking that rather than worrying about the inner workings of the model tug, be it electric motors, r/c equipment, batteries etc some of the most important stuff is on the outside of the hull. Not too many people worry about the inner workings but if the props, kort nozzle of thrusters are the key to making a good representive model that functions as per the real world then the easier it is to perfect that happier the builder will be.

There seems to be categories for hulls,glues, electrics and wiring and fitting  plus more but none of it is any good unless there is a means of propulsion and correct me if I am wrong but what is the point of a tug with out some means of transferring all that engine power unless there is something attached to the other end.

I just thought it might make life easier and the accumulated knowledge of almost every builder could potentially be contributed to this catagory. That was certainly the information I was looking for when I first came to the forum.
Don't let me upset the apple cart.
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2011, 23:20:16 »
Okay guys, as Mersey Dave suggests the poll is back on. It will now run till 10th February, so if you have not voted, please do.
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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2011, 02:49:57 »
Thanks Barry, i think this should now settle the issue. :) :) :)

Regards Dave.

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Re: Poll: Additional catagory for modellers den section.
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2011, 03:06:13 »
I did not really intend for the issue to become an election issue of global proportions
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Vanya, no apple cart upset here ...we welcome and encourage any ideas  :)

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