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Steam

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Springer Tugs

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Seaport Tugs

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Bait Boats

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Any Other Builds

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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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Bryan's Northumbrian

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George's TID Tug

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DRIFTER/TRAWLER FREDERICK SPASHETT

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1915 steam drifter build

A BoatMadman Masterclass Build:

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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

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Whitehills Lifeboat

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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

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DC Motors (Brushed) and Speed Controllers

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