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rob

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Engle 1X D2
« on: July 02, 2008, 10:15:35 PM »

I have now also joined the dark side after giving the nice man at Westbourne a few pound notes.

I smuggled it past the other half by buying an ebay Gato, and making a big fuss off how cheap etc etc etc . Then when the Engle arrived she added two and two together in her own sweet way, and assumed it was the ebay model.

Result.

Ive read the instructions a few times, and even started cutting slots in the hull.
A bit of panel detail on the hull would have been nice, otherwise very impressive mouldings.

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Rob
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Re: Engle 1X D2
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2008, 06:10:01 PM »

Nice choice, not one of the more common Engel boats. Pics of what you get?  ;)

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Re: Engle 1X D2
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2008, 07:33:45 PM »

good luck. keep us all informed.
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Re: Engle 1X D2
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2008, 08:39:43 AM »

slot cutting at the moment, and a week in the sun beginning tomorrow will slow things somewhat...... pics as i go.
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Re: Engle 1X D2
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2008, 05:07:25 PM »

Hi Rob
I have built one of these boats. Nightmaresville!
Whatever you do, fully fit the boats internals BEFORE you fit the WTC top.
If I can be of any help contact me.
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Re: Engle 1X D2
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2008, 11:05:01 PM »

well, Bulgaria has been and gone , and im back on the slot cutting...... nearly done . (GRP and slots in a hot shed on the hottest day this year is not recommended) ( though a holiday at Sunny Beach in Bulgaria is)

I will get some pics sorted.

as an aside............. me being a rivetcounter.... has anyone got a decent pic of the deck or a Type 9D2 ?
 was it an elongated 9C deck?
it cannot be gert long planks as per the kit ( i can see that from the few pics ive found)pics or drawings gratefully accepted and paid for.

there has been an identical  kit on ebay twice now , that didnt reach the 450 reserve !
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