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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2012, 08:50:08 »
these are just a couple of shots of some more biggies ,these were taken at Ramsgate maritime museum in 2010 when we put on a display for the 70th anniversary of dunkirk evacuation, we had 22model tugs all of which were tugs that attended Dunkirk,
The display was put on to bring to the fore that over 50 tugs attended the evacuation but they seldom get a mention.

Geo.
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2012, 08:55:36 »
Just a few more from Ramsgate. ;)

Well I digress now back to the Kingston Lacy build (when I have done a bit more) :-\
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Re: Kingston Lacy New Build
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2012, 09:34:11 »
Well back to the build,these pictures show the bottom skins after they have dried out and the curves can be seen nicely. and also how well they sit on the hull frames without any fastening yet. ;)
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2012, 05:59:59 »
Hi George
I've been looking forward to this
Looking really good
If you need more pictures let me know
Thanks again George

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Re: Kingston Lacy New Build
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2012, 07:40:48 »
Here we go a little more done, the bottom skins are now glued and pinned in place ,and a little filler applied to the pin holes and centre join.
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Re: Kingston Lacy New Build
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2012, 07:47:17 »
I thought that I would tackle the box keel next, so two sides were cut out of 1/16th ply and the bottom plates were also cut from 1/16th ply and joined at the bottom making a right angle piece, these were then test fitted in place.   ??? ::) ::)
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Re: Kingston Lacy New Build
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2012, 07:50:08 »
After making sure that they fitted OK they were glue in place and filled and sanded.
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2012, 20:12:08 »
You're making it look easy George.
That 4mm ply hull will be almost bullet proof with a bit of resin painted over it.
Steve

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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2012, 00:11:22 »
Hi Steve  Yes I reckon that if I make two hulls I can have one on each foot  and float across the lake ;D ;D
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2012, 07:08:42 »
Here we go with the side skins, using the same idea as for the bottoms ,make the  card template, then make sure it fits and then transfer to the 4mm ply and cut out and trim to fit,once again it is neccessary to soak the ply in hot water ,but this time only the bow where the severe curve of the bow is,then once dry (speeded up with a hot air blower) they were pinned and glued in place,then the edges sanded and filler applied to the bow join and centre joins ,then a quick rub down and hey presto it has sides, ::) ::)
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #25 on: February 14, 2012, 07:11:08 »
here are the sides fitted and filled, looking like a hull now already. ;)

next job is the infills for the chines, tomorrow perhaps. ;) ;)
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #26 on: February 14, 2012, 10:52:41 »
Sure looking fine!

A real treat to see.
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #27 on: February 14, 2012, 12:27:28 »
Sure looking fine!

A real treat to see.
Thanks tugs hoping to have the hull watertight by the weekend,  Geo
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2012, 12:34:31 »
Looking good geo. you are cracking on with her.

ATB John
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Re: Kingston Lacy Build
« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2012, 12:39:15 »
Looking good geo. you are cracking on with her.

ATB John
Hi Bro
these are easy hulls they are all big flatish bits, 3 bits a side, the only problem is if you get it wrong you waste a lot of wood  :'( :'( :'( :'(
see you soon \\\\\\\Bro  Geo
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