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Marine Modelling Magazine February 2015

Marine Modelling Magazine February  2015

Marine Modelling Magazine February 2015

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Model Boats Magazine February 2015

Model Boats Magazine February 2015

Model Boats Magazine February 2015

This issue includes a Full-Size Complimentary Free Plan worth £12.50 for Kirisame, a semi-scale WW2 Japanese destroyer. The plan has been drawn by Glynn Guest and as with all his plans, it makes into a practical working radio controlled model that can built by someone with hand tools and basic model making skills. In addition, Victor Croasdale has converted the Lindberg plastic kit of a US Navy Fletcher class destroyer to radio control and Dr. Marcus Rooks turns the clock back with his Jetex powered boat.

We are fortunate to be able to include some pictures of HMS Clyde to 1:48 scale, a fine reader's model and have a centre pages photo feature from Scale Model World at Telford in November. Many model boaters' visit this event, because although it is run under the auspices of the International Plastic Modellers Society, there are an increasing number of large scale plastic model boats that are of interest to radio control enthusiasts, for conversion to radio control.

We also have the usual regulars of Range Finder, where Dave Wooley is continuing with his Deans Marine HMS Skirmisher project; John Parker has a look at Tri-ang and FROG Nautical Products and Richard Simpson discusses Pressure Gauges for model steam plants.

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Model Boats Winter Special 2014

Model Boats Winter Special 2014

Model Boats Winter Special 2014

This Special Edition of Model Boats includes a comprehensive Plan Feature for a US Coast Guard Picket Boat by John Parker and two other major articles, one about radio control by Dave Milbourn and one for everything you need to know about getting started in steam written by Richard Simpson. Both of these contributors are passionate about their hobby and experts in their respective fields. In addition, Glynn Guest has a thoughtful piece about using basic mathematics when designing models and determining 'will it ' or will it not'! Dave Wooley is an acknowledged expert model maker as well as being enthusiastic about warships, their models and everything to do with them, and he has supplied a short article on airbrushing and what you need to know to get started. This form of painting is widely used in all model making disciplines and it is a skill well worth having.

The 1:12 scale Feature Plan, obtainable from MyHobbyStore for the 38 foot US Coast Guard Picket Boat is as always, CAD prepared by John Parker and it is to the same high standard as his previous models and plans in this magazine. His supporting article describing its construction sequence makes this a really attractive project for model boat builders of all skill levels.

The Model Boat Convention 2014 at Haydock Park welcomed back the Russian modellers who did so well at the recent Naviga World Championships. They brought along their models and not unsurprisingly, did rather well in the competition! Colin Bishop went to the bi-annual Model Shipwright Society Exhibition in Kent and photographed some of the remarkable models on display. So these two reports show the top class models being built world-wide.

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950 series 540 Motor and 50:1 Gearbox 4.5 -15v

950 series 540 Motor and 50:1 Gearbox 4.5 -15v

950 series 540 Motor and 50:1 Gearbox 4.5 -15v

Designed for model applications this robust unit boasts a powerful high quality, five pole motor with sintered bronze bearings. The metal gearbox incorporates sleeved bearings, enabling the high torque transfer from the motor to be transmitted through the gearbox. The unit is mounted on a 1mm thick plated steel bracket.

The 540motor has a no load RPM of 147 @6volts so is ideal for model paddle steamers. Current draw 2 to 3 amps.

Drive Shaft Dia = 6.0mm plain

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Marine Modelling Magazine March 2015

Marine Modelling Magazine March  2015

Marine Modelling Magazine March 2015

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Mast base pin rail 23mm x31mm x 12mm high

Mast base pin rail  23mm x31mm x  12mm high

Mast base pin rail 23mm x 31mm x 12mm high

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Conical mooring bouy. 47mm long x 20mm dia

Conical mooring bouy. 47mm long x 20mm dia

Conical mooring bouy. 47mm long x 20mm dia

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Binocular 12mm long x 12mm wide

Binocular 12mm long x 12mm wide

Binocular 12mm long x 12mm wide

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Caldercraft Kits

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A new series of exact scale plank on frame kits from Caldercraft. Two years of extensive research have gone into producing the first kit. Using the latest CAD-CAM technology Caldercraft have been able to produce a kit with detailing never before seen in a kit of this type.

Keel and bulkheads are CNC cut in high quality Birch ply as are all the major constructional parts. Extensive use of CNC cut Walnut has been employed for the majority of visible structures and fittings. For example: pre shaped side steps, pre cut and stepped plank sheer, exact scale cannon/carronade carriages, (these include taper, different wheel sizes and quoins) .Where appropriate, stem and side galleries are a composite construction of CNC cut ply for the basic fascia, Walnut, Brass etched windows and some decoration with the remaining decoration of finely cast white metal.

The wood strip pack contains Maple for the first layer of hull planking, Walnut for the second and Tanganyika or Maple for the decks. Ramin dowel is supplied for the masts and yards.

Rigging thread is supplied in natural and black to rig the model as depicted in the photographs. Blocks, deadeyes, shroud cleats, trucks, stunsail yard brackets as well as CNC cut Walnut tops, crosstrees, trestle trees, mast caps and a wealth of unique detail parts. Where appropriate, copper plates are provided to sheath the hull bottom.

Fully detailed plans and instructions will take you step by step through the construction process with many hints and tips to assist you along the way.

HMS Sherbourne HMS Sherbourne
Ref: CC180
HMS Sherbourne. 8 Gun R.N Cutter 1763. 1:64 500mm


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Ref: CC100
HMS Diana 38 Gun Heavy Frigate 1:64 1180mm


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HMS Snake HMS Snake
Ref: CC120
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Mary Rose Mary Rose
Ref: CC130
Mary Rose. Tudor warship built 1510. 735mm 1:80 scale


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H.M Brig Supply H.M Brig Supply
Ref: CC140
H.M Brig Supply 1759. Yard transport 1:64 675mm


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HMS Agamemnon HMS Agamemnon
Ref: CC150
H.M.S. Agamemnon 1781. 64 gun ship 1:64 1300mm


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H.M Bark Endeavour H.M Bark Endeavour
Ref: CC160
Endeavour. Bark 1768. 1:64 scale 725mm


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HMAV Bounty HMAV Bounty
Ref: CC170
HMAV Bounty. 1789. 1:64 scale 660mm


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HMS Mars HMS Mars
Ref: CC190
HMS Mars: Captured Dutch 18 gun brig 1:64 790mm


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HMS Jalouse HMS Jalouse
Ref: CC200
HMS Jalouse Captured French brig 1794 1:64 815mm


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HM Yacht Chatham HM Yacht Chatham
Ref: CC210
HM Yacht Chatham 1741 1:64 scale 530mm


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HM Mortar Vessel Convulsion HM Mortar Vessel Convulsion
Ref: CC220
HM Mortar Vessel Convulsion. 1804 1:64 scale 530mm


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HM Schooner Ballahoo HM Schooner Ballahoo
Ref: CC230
HM Schooner Ballahoo. 1804 1:64 scale 520mm


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HMS Victory HMS Victory
Ref: CC240
HMS Victory 1781. Nelson's flagship 1:72 1385mm


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Granado Granado
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Granado. Bomb Ketch 1756 1:64 scale 785mm


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H.M. Gunboat William H.M. Gunboat William
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H.M. Gunboat William, 1795 1:32 scale 760mm


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HM Brig Badger HM Brig Badger
Ref: CC270
HM Brig Badger 1778 1:64 scale 600mm


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HM Schooner Pickle HM Schooner Pickle
Ref: CC280
HM Schooner Pickle 1778 1:64 scale 565mm


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