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Cragsider

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My Latest Aquisition.
« on: July 08, 2012, 13:40:30 »
Hi,

I would like to share with you my latest Tug acquisition, she is the Ice Breaking Salvage Tug Axel, built in 1967 by Cochranes and Sons of Selby.
This model was built around 1980 by Bill Carpenter of Tynemouth Model Boat Club.
 
Peter.

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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2012, 13:42:28 »
Another to show the prop and rudder arrangement.
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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2012, 04:25:37 »
Wow--a variable pitch prop--nice. She is a good looking model. Do you plan to wet her bottom soon?
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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2012, 05:47:19 »
Very nice there Peter!!

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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2012, 11:43:56 »
Looks the business, two of my favourite subjects in one boat, icebreaking and a tug to boot, great.

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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2012, 00:02:20 »
A Nice looking tug Peter how big is she? cool   Geo
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Re: My Latest Aquisition.
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2012, 10:56:51 »
Hi George,

She is approx 50 inches long with a 14inch beam, Bill when he built it strengthened the bow with brass plate and actually did break the ice on Tynemouth lake until he got fed up of painting the hull.

Maybe take it South and give the Balne Moorers something to think about, lol
Peter.