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Mess Deck: General Section => Tugs and Towing => Topic started by: david5 on November 16, 2008, 10:41:03 PM

Title: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: david5 on November 16, 2008, 10:41:03 PM
Does anyone know where i can get a 1/48 scale TID,i've seen them at the shows ,but don't seem to be able to find out who makes/made them.
Thanks    David5
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: Shipmate60 on November 16, 2008, 10:44:21 PM
David,
1/48 Scale is only about 18 inches long.
Sirmar do a 1/24 at about 3 feet long.

http://www.sirmarmodelships.com/showship.asp?ID=66

Bob
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: tony23 on November 16, 2008, 10:52:52 PM
Mine was made from a Sirmar models range your better off with a bigger tug as they don't bob about in the water like small boats.
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: Stavros on November 16, 2008, 11:00:39 PM
Right then if I am right in thinking what you have seen at shows is the Vic Smeed designed Tiddler Tug which is a small version of the Tid and is around 20inches long.
see link below

http://www.myhobbystore.com/2175/Colyer-Tiddler-V104.html

Stavros
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: andygh on November 16, 2008, 11:11:33 PM
Blimey, that takes me back, Tiddler was my first scratchbuild, a very nice "little" model and easy to build. I never motorised it though I did fit the propshaft & rudder so I could still give it a go. I'll have to dig it out, see what kind of nick it's in & give it a bit of spit & polish
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: terence on November 17, 2008, 07:28:57 PM
Mobile Marine Models do  a TID Tug at 1.32 scale, and Scale Hobbies do one at 1.25
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: david5 on November 19, 2008, 08:42:52 PM
Thanks very much for your help,it is 1/48 scale i'm looking for,Stavros could be right,though making enquiries at Warwick,someone suggested it was an old Lesro kit,and that the kit had passed through a few hands.
David5
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: Stavros on November 19, 2008, 10:32:38 PM
Have a look at this item on E bay............ 290276288454



Stavros
Title: Re: 1/48 TID TUG
Post by: Shipmate60 on November 19, 2008, 10:58:42 PM
The Link.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290276288454&ru=http%3A%2F%2Ftoys.shop.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2Fitems%2F_W0QQ_dmptZUKQ5fToysGamesQ5fRadioControlledQ5fJNQQ_sopZ1%3F_nkw%3D290276288454%26_sacat%3D2564%26_fromfsb%3D%26_trksid%3Dm270.l1313%26_odkw%3D%26_osacat%3D2564%26_fvi%3D1

Bob