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Dry Dock / Shipyard: Builds & Questions => Springer Tugs => Topic started by: derek.barbour on September 22, 2009, 04:33:49 PM

Title: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: derek.barbour on September 22, 2009, 04:33:49 PM
can any one tell me if you can buy kits (semi) of springer-pusher tugs also i am thinking of buying a model slipway trent lifeboat i have been told it is a bit flimsy and very dificult to make can any one help.   
 i have built various plastic models  graupner tito neri and graupner multi boat                                     
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: chingdevil on September 22, 2009, 04:40:52 PM
As far as I am aware there are no kits of a springer tug, but there are fibreglass hulls available.

Brian
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: Big Ada on September 22, 2009, 04:43:17 PM
Where are you based Derek ?
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: Martin [Admin] on September 22, 2009, 04:56:11 PM
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    model slipway Trent lifeboat i have been told it is a bit flimsy and very dificult to make

I think you'll find dozens & dozens of modellers that have completed the Ternt that will disagree with the opinions you've heard.
 I've not seen a bad one yet.  :-))
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: derek.barbour on September 22, 2009, 07:21:06 PM
big  ada    aberdeenshire
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: Big Ada on September 25, 2009, 04:40:14 PM
Hi Derek,
There is a free plan on this Forum somewhere for a Springer Tug.
Martin,
 
A Ternt? ho ho ho.
Title: Re: springer tugs (pusher tugs)
Post by: Martin [Admin] on September 25, 2009, 06:24:26 PM

http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=18277.msg176250#msg176250