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Beginners start here...!

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Full Scale Ships

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Tugs and Towing

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From the Web & the Archives ....

Photos from elsewhere on the Internet and Memories from yesterdays and before...

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Model Boat Links

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Working vessels R&D:

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Lifeboats

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Sports Boats R&D:

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BMPRS - British Model Powerboat Racing Society

BMPRS stuff only.

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OMRA - Offshore Model Racing Association

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Hovercraft

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Submarines

Submarines

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Submarines R&D:

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Steam

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Steam R&D:

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Springer Tugs

Bringing back the Fun into model boats!

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Seaport Tugs

All the conversions of the Dickie Seaport / Harbour tugs

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Yachts and Sail

Yachts and Sail of any kind

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Yachts and Sail R&D:

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Bait Boats

Rod & Line Fishing bait delivery

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Any Other Builds

Any Other Builds Including RTR Conversions.

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Masterclasses

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Welcome to the Mayhem Build Masterclasses

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VOSPER MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT BUILD

An in-depth build of a GLYNN GUEST plan, for the beginner

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FAIREY SWORDSMAN - A PLAN FOR BEGINNERS

A Bluebird Masterclass Build:

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Last Post by DaveM
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Bryan's Northumbrian

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George's TID Tug

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Last Post by Martin [Admin]
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DRIFTER/TRAWLER FREDERICK SPASHETT

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1915 steam drifter build

A BoatMadman Masterclass Build:

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Last Post by GreenSteam
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63 FOOT RAF AIR SEA RESCUE LAUNCH

A Bluebird Masterclass Build:

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CERVIA Tug Build

A Bluebird Masterclass Build:

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General Havelock

A Bryan Young Masterclass Build:

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Whitehills Lifeboat

A Gribeauval Masterclass Build:

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Blue Marlin - Heavy lift semi submersible ship

Anyway, here is the start of my latest attempt at shipmodelling. Ian

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Winston S Churchill

Holmsey's Arliegh Burke class destroyer Winston S Churchill (PSShips semi Kit)

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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips

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The "Black Arts!" ( Electrics & Electronics )

Sound, Lights, Action & Smoke! + Switchers, lighting, electronics, etc.

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Radio Equipment

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DC Motors (Brushed) and Speed Controllers

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BRUSHLESS Motors and Speed Controllers

Chat, Theory, Specs for Brushless motors, (AC - 3 phase motors, etc.) and Brushless Speed Controllers.

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Batteries & Chargers

NiCd, NiMH, Li-ion, Li-Po, Lead-acid, Gell cell, Rechargeables, dry cells... anything!

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Microprocessor control

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Painting, Finishing and Care.

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Engineering Techniques and Materials.

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Detail Work, Rigging, Fittings, Figures Etc.

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GRP & Epoxy

Resin and Fibre Glass, Construction and Finishing

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CAD - 3D Design - Printing

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Laser & Water-Jet Cutting

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Wood Care:

Wood Care, Treatment and Construction Techniques

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Last Post by Shipmate60
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Tutorials & "How To’s" ...

Here's one I built earlier.

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Other Technical Questions...

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Club Events and News

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Club List

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Mayhem at Wicksteed !

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Wants, Swaps & FREE!

Boat related please.

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Whats in the box?

Kit basher? Tell everybody just what they're getting.

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Bargain Basement ! ( Including Ebay, Aldi, Lidl, etc.... )

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