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Title: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on June 08, 2017, 07:20:51 AM
Hi All I'm building this tug and found lots of pictures of her, and as she is now Atlantic Salvor.
I cant find any pictures of her bridge interior, any help please.
regards John b
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: chipchase on June 08, 2017, 08:12:09 AM
Looking good John  :-)) 
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: oldflyer2 on June 15, 2017, 05:06:29 PM
This might help ...  https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2171770-Mr-Darby-Interior-Photos

Tom
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on June 15, 2017, 08:21:23 PM
Thanks Tom, that is a great help :-)) .
Did you  have any luck with your hull,the wood on my one is not that good but its getting there.
Thanks again John.
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: oldflyer2 on June 15, 2017, 10:59:22 PM
Unfortunately, no. The hull is toast. As big as it is, it is no match for a 225 lb person falling on it. I need to find something the same size to use the motors and control system, or else, sell it all.

Yours is coming along very well and should be fun to use when it is done.

Cheers

Tom
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on September 06, 2017, 08:13:26 PM
Mr Darby all done now, some pictures she did take a lot ballast to sit her in the water.
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: ray123 on September 07, 2017, 08:05:34 AM
another nice model john  :-))  are you going to run her at the show at the weekend?? 
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on September 07, 2017, 04:27:13 PM
Hi Ray yes i will have her there :-)) .
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: chipchase on September 07, 2017, 07:55:51 PM
She has turned out well John, you have made a fantastic job of her, one the best ones i have seen   :-))


Brian
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on September 07, 2017, 08:19:17 PM
Thanks Brian.
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: oldflyer2 on September 09, 2017, 10:59:41 PM
Excellent Job! A very good looking boat.

Tom
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on September 14, 2017, 07:12:30 AM
Thanks Tom,
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: T33cno on September 14, 2017, 07:44:28 AM
To die for  8)
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on September 14, 2017, 02:47:15 PM
Cheers Andy :-))
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Post by: mike_victoriabc on September 15, 2017, 03:40:09 PM
great looking build - like those lights!
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: dodes on September 20, 2017, 08:45:52 PM
Gorgeous looking model, too good to put in water.
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: hama on September 23, 2017, 06:49:16 PM
Very nice lights  :-))  and model off course.
Hama
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: Yoshic48 on October 13, 2017, 08:43:48 PM
Thanks Tom,
Hi (Mr Darby) NICE Tug I have nearly finished Mine now? another week
or two? Its a 1/48 Yorkshireman  ? but to run as a tower so got my own
Mods? it is not the (prettiest) as I'm not skilled at details but up to now
I love it so who cares? I hope it will tow well? its a bit full of gear?
Will ask about lengths of rope ? as I have fixed towbar? inside?
We will see I suppose? I admire anyone who has the skill to build Models like you well done.
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on October 13, 2017, 09:03:40 PM
Thanks for your comments, i hope you are pleased with your boat my opion is if you can build a boat and it looks good on the water that is all you need to do.
Don't forget pictures we all like them.


regards JOHN B
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: Yoshic48 on November 01, 2017, 02:08:39 PM
Thanks for your comments, i hope you are pleased with your boat my opion is if you can build a boat and it looks good on the water that is all you need to do.
Don't forget pictures we all like them.


regards JOHN B
Hi thank You for your help will try to add Photo to this message
last time I tried was to big? But Very good Model and keep up the
good work you do It is a pleasure to see your skill.
 No still says to big?
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: Tugboat adam on February 09, 2018, 04:14:48 PM
Looks great John  :-)
Title: Re: Mr Darby info
Post by: tugnut on February 09, 2018, 06:19:14 PM
Thanks Adam :-))