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essex2visuvesi

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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #50 on: July 04, 2010, 09:01:45 am »

Well the ply is on order and the plans have been rescaled.  I decided to upgrade the balsa to plywood
Hard to Find suitable mahogany veneer in finland tho :(
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #51 on: July 04, 2010, 02:15:38 pm »

Look forward to seeing it!

Oh,and I've just put up the MERMAID lines. http://modelboats.hobby-site.com/Mermaid.html will take you there to download the last set. That makes ALL the original KK EeZeBilts now available on the site, and interest is definitely growing round the world... I wonder what to do next...
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #52 on: August 12, 2010, 10:42:31 pm »

 :-)Hey!  We had KK down under too although I never built one of theirs.  I think your website is fabulous and fills me with nostalgia for those days when we always seem to be able to find something to do.  A mantra I hear all too often these days in the media and from youngsters.  "there's not enough for us to do".  ugh! >>:-(
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #53 on: September 16, 2010, 01:59:41 pm »

An unusual one up on the EeZeBilt site this month - Kiwi's footy schooner-rigged flat-bottomed scow! One for the yachting fraternity...


http://modelboats.hobby-site.com/Scow.html refers...
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #54 on: September 16, 2010, 09:26:01 pm »

Great site dodgy, you make the internet a better place. :-))
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« Reply #55 on: September 16, 2010, 10:07:40 pm »

Great site dodgy, you make the internet a better place. :-))

Not me - that was Kiwi making it a better place. That plan he has contributed is one he used to sell...

The site does make the world a better place for short periods of time, however. When I'm updating it, I don't have time for all the other nefarious activities I would otherwise be engaged in...
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #56 on: September 16, 2010, 10:21:50 pm »

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When I'm updating it, I don't have time for all the other nefarious activities I would otherwise be engaged in...

Thank Heaven for small mercies then.... %)
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« Reply #57 on: September 16, 2010, 11:06:34 pm »

Thank Heaven for small mercies then.... %)

A thought echoed by many in the UK establishment...
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #58 on: September 17, 2010, 08:27:16 am »

Your to modest DG.
Without your magic site we wouldn't have access to all the drawings available, wherever they come from.
Am pleased to be able to contribute a little towards your offerings to beginners, whatever their age.
Just returning a little of the help and enjoyment I had when I started out, keep up the good work
cheers
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #59 on: November 14, 2010, 05:29:07 pm »

Well done!! The Neptune I built for my "new" stepson way back in 1968. Brought back memories!! Seeing them again, I thought, "Plus 50%?" Make a craft about 2 feet long, have to use some ply in her, room for modern small RC, a nice winter project. Have you any objections? Let me know what you think, thanks again for all the hard work you have done. Take care!!
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #60 on: November 14, 2010, 08:25:33 pm »

The Neptune I built for my "new" stepson way back in 1968. Brought back memories!!

That's one of the things the site's for!  I've been neglecting it badly for the last few months as I do a single-handed shed build, but that should eventually give me more room to design models....

Seeing them again, I thought, "Plus 50%?" Make a craft about 2 feet long, have to use some ply in her, room for modern small RC, a nice winter project. Have you any objections? Let me know what you think, thanks again for all the hard work you have done. Take care!!

The site resources are at your disposal. Would you like a copy of the Neptune drawings in .dxf format, so you can put them on a drawing package and vary the sizes?

You will see a 34" Triton here, so double-size is quite possible: http://modelboats.hobby-site.com/tritonpics.html

I have been tempted to build a double-sized Terrier, but have so many other designs waiting to put into the 50+ range that I will probably never get round to it. The Crash Tender is 20", and looks very smart, though the plan has errors and needs redrawing (as another Mayhemmer is currently reminding me!). It is fine in 1/8" and 1/16" balsa - no ply needed....

Good luck...

DG

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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #61 on: February 28, 2011, 07:06:09 pm »

Dodgy, you might be interested in an online meccano magazine resource..Around 1966/67 under the editorship of Vic Smeed they had several simple boat designs by Ron Warring
 such as  http://pdfmm.free.fr//6601.pdf
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40" double-sized EeZeBilt.
« Reply #62 on: June 16, 2011, 12:05:58 pm »


 Brought back memories!! Seeing them again, I thought, "Plus 50%?" Make a craft about 2 feet long, have to use some ply in her, room for modern small RC, a nice winter project.


Anyone looking for a cheap, quick-to-build but impressive fireboat might be interested in Steve Heward's current project - a 2x EeZeBilt 50+ Crash Tender with twin engines. All Balsa, with the eezebilt egg-box structure. 40" in length!

There are a few build log pictures here: http://modelboats.hobby-site.com/steverafpics1.html .     Go Canada!
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2011, 02:46:47 pm »

The complete build log for Steve Heward's 2x Crash Tender is now up at:

http://modelboats.hobby-site.com/steverafpics1.html

Marvel at a 40" sheet balsa version of a hull you usually see in fibreglass!  Wonder at the rapid build and low cost of this form of construction! Gaze in nostalgia at the other boats on the site, and download a few plans for any kids you know (of any age)...
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #64 on: October 15, 2011, 03:39:10 pm »

Looks superb , shame a lot of the pictures are so dark..
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #65 on: October 15, 2011, 04:27:09 pm »

Meant to say the build pictures indoors are a dark , outdoors are great.
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Re: New website for Keil Kraft EeZeBilt models...
« Reply #66 on: October 15, 2011, 05:06:05 pm »

Meant to say the build pictures indoors are a dark , outdoors are great.

Ah well,... Steve is Canadian - houses up in the Frozen North probably have small windows with lots of insulating curtains round them. But I love his decking...
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