Model Boat Mayhem

Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => Detail Work, Rigging, Fittings, Figures Etc. => Topic started by: mfv1132 on March 31, 2007, 07:07:37 PM

Title: model cranes
Post by: mfv1132 on March 31, 2007, 07:07:37 PM
Hi,
 Anyone know where i can obtain information on purchasing or building working  model cranes suitable for a Tug.I have no idea of the scale but the Tug in question, which i acquired, is about 36 ins.long x10 ins.
      DC
             
Title: Re: model cranes
Post by: Capt. Spaulding on March 31, 2007, 07:19:07 PM
Here's one place to try:

http://www.harbormodels.com/

Not inexpensive, but top-quality service.

Another suggestion: try using/adapting model railroad cranes.

 

Title: Re: model cranes
Post by: Martin [Admin] on March 31, 2007, 10:23:52 PM

Do a search on ebay under toys - 302 at the moment!


http://toys.search.ebay.co.uk/crane_Toys-Games_W0QQfromZR34QQsacatZ220 (http://toys.search.ebay.co.uk/crane_Toys-Games_W0QQfromZR34QQsacatZ220)
Title: Re: model cranes
Post by: mfv1132 on April 04, 2007, 09:02:25 AM
Thank you Capt. Spalding a very  interisting site  with a lot of items i will certainly give consideration to .
Thank you Martin, I always forget about E.Bay when i am looking for something: haven't seen anything yet but i will keep trying.
Title: Re: model cranes
Post by: andywright on April 19, 2007, 09:08:11 PM
I use Model Slipway ones, about a tenner each I think and great detail, a model in them selves. they do a large and smaller one, i put the smaller one on my 1.32 scale Nangee.
Andy