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My Latest Tug
« on: June 06, 2010, 07:21:47 PM »

Hi there,thought I'd post some pics of my latest tug. She's a MM Eldergarth underneath but fancied a more modern tug so scratch built a new super structure to fit, 2 for the price of 1 eh!?! Some things changed on the deck too. Still some work to do and fittings to add but nearly there! Dave aka Number6 :-)) :-)) PS: renamed after my daft Yorkshire Terrier Jojo if anybody wondering! O0
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2010, 07:45:34 PM »

Very nice  :-))
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2010, 07:56:52 PM »

Very very very very nice i would say  :o

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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2010, 09:30:39 PM »

Cheers,how much do I owe you Captain Russ?? :D
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2010, 10:31:36 PM »

Nice job there number 6.

John.
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2010, 11:08:40 PM »

Very nice job, Number 6. Is that bottom photo an alternative superstructure??? {-) {-)

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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2010, 08:00:35 AM »

Very nice job, Number 6. Is that bottom photo an alternative superstructure??? {-) {-)

Peter.
She'd get in if she could! Little terror not terrier!! :-)) :-))
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2010, 09:37:00 AM »

well thats different a very nice build there number6  :-)i like it :-)) :-))
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2010, 06:35:09 PM »

A very nice modernization for the hull.

However,... does Jojo ride the barges?  8)
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2010, 09:11:20 PM »

She looks great number6 i do like to see something different. O0 O0

Best regards John B
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2010, 07:40:06 AM »

A very nice modernization for the hull.

However,... does Jojo ride the barges?  8)
Thanks to everyone for the positive comments,my first proper venture into the dark art of tugnology! :-)) Just doing a barge to tow,will have to see if Jojo fancies a ride (or swim!) {-)
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2010, 02:53:13 AM »

Maybe you put the barge down on the floor of the shop, and put his
feeding dish on it... Then place him on the barge... once he gets used
to it, he might take to standing on it once it's in the water...  ok2
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2010, 07:59:07 PM »

Excellent work!  :-))  Do you have some plans which you could provide us? Maybe  %% 

I would love to build this one  :D
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« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2010, 02:53:26 PM »

Excellent work!  :-))  Do you have some plans which you could provide us? Maybe  %% 

I would love to build this one  :D
The hulls a Mobile Marine Eldergarth, superstructure is all freelance-no plans. Just made it out of cardboard 1st to get it looking right then built mostly out of 3mm plywood had lying around. Cabin was made out of 2mm styrene as this was easier to work with than the ply-cutting out windows etc. Mast,funnels etc made out of scrap brass tube and plastic. Only thing spent anything on really were the brass stanchions by Aeronaut and a few deck fittings from Mobile Marine,all rest made from scratch. Few more bits to add,radar,few more lights,some deck clutter,figures, but am very pleased with how she's turned out. Thanks for the comments, much appreciated, Dave,aka Number6 :-)) :-)) :-))
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« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2010, 02:53:16 PM »

I don`t have that much skill to build something without plans. I found some plans, but they don`t show ribs. :(( Take a look..

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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2010, 05:52:01 PM »

The section in the middle of the line drawings is the plan for the ribs, as you call them. Have a look on the forum there is a wealth of information on how to transfer that section to wood.


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« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2010, 06:36:45 PM »

Thanks for help, I`ll look for that :)
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« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2010, 08:42:49 PM »

I don`t have that much skill to build something without plans. I found some plans, but they don`t show ribs. :((
You just have to break down the whole thing into smaller parts and take it step by step. I must've made half a dozen different structures out of card before I was happy with the look of her,we had loads of cereal etc in the cupboards with no boxes for a few weeks and the amount of ply I've scrapped before would keep a log burner going for ages. {:-{ Plenty of info on the forum and people here are happy to help. :-)) :-))
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Re: My Latest Tug
« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2010, 08:26:49 PM »

Some pics of Jojo doing a bit of towing at Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent on Sunday, Dave  :-)) :-))
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