Model Boat Mayhem

Mess Deck: General Section => Tugs and Towing => Topic started by: tugnut on June 17, 2011, 08:18:33 pm

Title: model crane
Post by: tugnut on June 17, 2011, 08:18:33 pm
Hi all my friend has just finished his model floating crain.
It was based on the Mersy Mamoth, it has steerable nozles,light , and working crain.it is 8ft by 4ft
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Post by: HawkEye on June 17, 2011, 09:41:16 pm

Beautiful looking model,hopefully it will appear at one of the shows sometime  :-))

HawkEye
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 17, 2011, 09:53:59 pm

Beautiful looking model,hopefully it will appear at one of the shows sometime  :-))


  O0    :-))
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Post by: tassie48 on June 17, 2011, 11:14:28 pm
That is one great looking model crane  well done tassie48
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Post by: brianB6 on June 18, 2011, 01:11:00 am
Fantastic
What materials did you use for the jib?
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Post by: tugmad on June 18, 2011, 09:26:56 am
Nice pics Bro. :-))
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Post by: Macsmouldings on June 18, 2011, 11:46:59 am
What a suberb model, well done tugnut.

Martin. :-))
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Post by: john44 on June 18, 2011, 04:54:31 pm
Brilliant model, What does it weigh?

john
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Post by: nhp651 on June 18, 2011, 06:49:13 pm
an amazing beastie..a real work of art. what sort of max weight will she lift.
very impressed.
neil. :-)) :-)) :-))
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Post by: tugnut on June 18, 2011, 07:39:37 pm
Thanks for all your coments ,hi Neil we havent tested it yet .Hi john not sure of its weight we put it together in the water.
Hi Brian the jib is made from dowling and metal rods.

regards John B
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Post by: Marc St Hilaire on June 26, 2011, 09:18:50 am
Fantastic model. Thanks for posting it. What is the scale? 1:32? How the heck do you transport it to the lake? A low loader?  :}
More info. More photos please.

Regards,
Chris.
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Post by: Number 6 on June 26, 2011, 12:11:54 pm
Very impressive, great piece of work. Would be nice to see it at a show sometime, Dave.  :-)) :-))
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Post by: More Coffee on June 26, 2011, 03:23:26 pm
Wow!

Thats pretty dang slick! :-)).. A future project no doubt.

Any Chance of getting a view of its guts..Build pics ?
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Post by: doug james on June 27, 2011, 12:24:38 am
Yes we need build pics. Lots of build pics please.  Very impressive :-))
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Post by: tugnut on June 27, 2011, 08:59:21 pm
Hi ALL thanks again for your coments,it is 1.32 scale i have asked the man that built it for some build pictures.
The hull comes in two sections and all the parts come off for transporting.
We will be taking it to moat park show at Maidstone next month.
regards John
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 27, 2011, 10:05:35 pm

... and a video clip please!   :-))
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Post by: More Coffee on July 02, 2011, 03:28:28 pm
... and a video clip please!   :-))


Good Call  :-))
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Post by: tugnut on July 03, 2011, 05:26:56 pm
I did put a bit on utube,called rear tug+ crainbarge,not sure how to post on forum.

  John
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on July 03, 2011, 05:50:47 pm
Just click  Share  under the posted clip, then copy and paste here!   :-))


          http://youtu.be/BA-UaYjTeI0 (http://youtu.be/BA-UaYjTeI0)
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Post by: tugnut on July 03, 2011, 08:14:51 pm
Many thanks   John
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Post by: Tuggy Gav on February 18, 2013, 09:17:10 pm
This is a brilliant model where are you based?
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Post by: Stavros on February 18, 2013, 11:54:30 pm
Tugnut is no longer a member on here if I am not mistaken.....I think he is a essex lad and sailed at the Lakeside shopping centre lake
 
Dave
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Post by: Umi_Ryuzuki on February 19, 2013, 02:31:37 am
Another one in the Netherlands, Mailline Vaargroupe

(http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk127/tomboere/mailline/IMG_5890.jpg)

(http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk127/tomboere/mailline/IMG_0002_k.jpg)

(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-j01Oe_cHdaI/Thh10icYHqI/AAAAAAAAAb4/3nW0jG5orVQ/14kl.jpg)

(https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-K43lUBp5TYU/ThF66zZpVEI/AAAAAAAAAZo/BACb71EGH-o/IMG_6482.jpg)
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Post by: tugnut on February 19, 2013, 07:39:44 pm
Hi all, thanks for coments , hi again Stavros :-))  i am from south east at Herne bay.part of TUGS .R. US lot.
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Post by: tugnut on February 19, 2013, 08:10:31 pm
This is our smaller one
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Post by: ray123 on February 19, 2013, 08:48:53 pm
nice one tugnut  looking forward to maybe having a tow in the summer :-)) :-))
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Post by: Tuggy Gav on February 19, 2013, 09:10:32 pm
Should try bring it up the northwest sometime would be greatly welcomed as we have the real mammoth
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Post by: Stavros on February 19, 2013, 09:24:15 pm
OOPSY sorry Tugnut I thought you wernt with us anymore HOW WRONG I WAS
 
 
Dave,,,,,,,,,,,More than slightly embarrased