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Yarpie

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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #125 on: February 01, 2011, 07:48:23 PM »

Superb. ok2

BRAVO ZULU. :-))

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« Reply #126 on: February 02, 2011, 02:23:28 PM »

look at you with the Fancy words

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« Reply #127 on: February 02, 2011, 06:11:50 PM »

i just looked at the post begining to pressent and its coming along fantastically the actual boat is 10 times more cool in person than the photos sho


in the words of yarpie   well  done bravo zullu
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #128 on: February 03, 2011, 09:02:53 AM »

i just looked at the post begining to pressent and its coming along fantastically the actual boat is 10 times more cool in person than the photos sho


in the words of yarpie   well  done bravo zullu

Cheers mate :-))

99" and growing, well unless we count a jackstaff at the stern, I think it is now officially 99". Couldn't tell you the scale, I dont have the original ships length to hand, come on mayhemers, what scale is she? Can you tell me before I get home this evening and work it out myself?
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« Reply #129 on: February 03, 2011, 11:12:05 AM »

i have a commercial sized spray gun and compressor should you wish to spray the hull ?
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #130 on: February 03, 2011, 11:32:40 AM »

Cheers mate :-))

99" and growing, well unless we count a jackstaff at the stern, I think it is now officially 99". Couldn't tell you the scale, I dont have the original ships length to hand, come on mayhemers, what scale is she? Can you tell me before I get home this evening and work it out myself?
SS Ohio was 515ft long so the scale is roughly 1:62.

Now to go and get a life. :embarrassed:
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« Reply #131 on: February 03, 2011, 11:38:52 AM »

So that would require chopping a 10" chunk out of the middle to bring it to 1:72 scale then, in line with the rest of the convoy ..... ;D

I know .... I know..... shadduppa you face!!! :embarrassed:
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #132 on: February 03, 2011, 11:48:05 AM »

i have a commercial sized spray gun and compressor should you wish to spray the hull ?

Many thanks for the offer, I still have a commercial sized spray gun and compressor which I borrowed from a fellow member about 2 years ago, to spray an R2D2, and he wont get it back until Ohio is grey!!
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #133 on: February 03, 2011, 11:51:58 AM »

So that would require chopping a 10" chunk out of the middle to bring it to 1:72 scale then, in line with the rest of the convoy ..... ;D

I know .... I know..... shadduppa you face!!! :embarrassed:


You said it ;)
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #134 on: February 03, 2011, 12:07:38 PM »

SS Ohio was 515ft long so the scale is roughly 1:62.

Now to go and get a life. :embarrassed:

Trip to local model shop. Conversation as follows..."Why dont you sell 1/62 scale figures, there must be a market for them, I want them?? and have you got window frames to fit the model ? NO...what sort of model shop do you call this?!"
Well, thats off my chest >>:-(
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« Reply #135 on: February 04, 2011, 12:34:24 PM »

Hi
I always find that with model shops or usually they say "we can order it in for you". :((
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« Reply #136 on: February 04, 2011, 01:21:03 PM »

Hi
I always find that with model shops or usually they say "we can order it in for you". :((

The ideal model shop stocks one of everything available, everywhere. Then someone asks for 'two please', and you have to 'order it in.'Maybe they should stock ten of everything available, everywhere. Then someone asks.......... ;)
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« Reply #137 on: February 04, 2011, 01:28:19 PM »

That isn't a reasonable proposition - that means you have to store 10 of everthing - most model shops are small business premises and
the overriding thing would be cost probably having to pay in advance for all these bits of kit in the hope of selling them sometime soon.
Could cause serious problems with cashflow then no modelshop.
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« Reply #138 on: February 04, 2011, 02:07:56 PM »

That isn't a reasonable proposition - that means you have to store 10 of everthing - most model shops are small business premises and
the overriding thing would be cost probably having to pay in advance for all these bits of kit in the hope of selling them sometime soon.
Could cause serious problems with cashflow then no modelshop.
Geoff

Preaching to the converted, I just hope others understand :-)
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #139 on: February 05, 2011, 05:30:05 PM »

Bow bulwark today, I miscalculated when we laid the deck and forgot the bulwark. Step up Mark with his patented armoured bulwark method.





Quick stop for tea!!





Looking much better with than without, cheers Mark :-))
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #140 on: February 06, 2011, 04:32:48 PM »

Filling and sanding, again. Here we are addressing the aft to midships join, this wasn't 100% and needed some attention. Parcel Tape makes for a really great 'easy release' surface, so it went on one side of the joint, while filler went on the other, wind the two together and wait for it to cure.







Then you snap it apart and hope for the best :o

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« Reply #141 on: February 06, 2011, 05:04:45 PM »

how long till float test :} :} :} {-) %% ok2 ;)
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Re: SS Ohio tanker build, Pedestal convoy.
« Reply #142 on: February 06, 2011, 05:10:27 PM »

how long till float test :} :} :} {-) %% ok2 ;)


Early days yet, ask again in a month or so.
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Yarpie

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« Reply #143 on: February 06, 2011, 06:58:07 PM »


Early days yet, ask again in a month or so.

Yup! If you're going to design a model that sinks, first thing to ensure is that it doesn't sink. O0

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« Reply #144 on: February 06, 2011, 09:34:38 PM »

hi all
just like to show photos of my new hunt class for the display







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« Reply #145 on: February 06, 2011, 10:30:21 PM »

hi s-boat nice to see you are getting with the program,are those prop shafts at the same hight


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« Reply #146 on: February 06, 2011, 10:41:30 PM »

if the spacing on the support block is anything to go by id say not !
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« Reply #147 on: February 07, 2011, 07:57:45 PM »

if they are like the first attempt of putting in the shafts i would say no {-) {-) %%

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Yarpie

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« Reply #148 on: February 07, 2011, 08:39:50 PM »

At the risk of digressing from the OHIO thread,....................................... good work s-boat. :-))

Very important to have a Type II Hunt class in the Pedestal convoy, especially HMS LEDBURY, one of the 'stars'.  Failing that, perhaps something local; HMS HAVANT. O0

But I like the OHIO's length in relation to the destroyer hull. Just about right. :-))
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« Reply #149 on: February 12, 2011, 02:25:22 PM »

well Thursday has come and gone and what did we do ?........ not a lot, the idea was to get the hull ready for some paint in the next couple of weeks but we were court out by the new filler we had started to use

here we are mixing the filler before we use it, yes we need that much.As it was a new type of filler we were not sure how much hardener to use so we went with what we know from the other fillers we have being using, 

OPS ....this is what happings when you do not put enough hardener in sitting around with hot air guns getting the filler to go of.Well thats all we could do that night, so after a cup of tea and an hour of sitting around talking we went home early for a change. So you will have to wait for sunday for the story to be carried on 
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