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SUPERTANKER 8ft
« on: August 10, 2010, 12:30:21 PM »

Hi all, does anyone know where I can get plans for a modern supertanker/LNG carrier from?? Got a Models By Design 8ft hull to base it on. Seen some for the Exxon Valdez but may be a bit controversial to sail in our nature reserve! %) I may just do a freelance design inspired by photos otherwise, thanks, Dave. :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010, 12:54:56 PM »

try this one..

half way down MV Oil Challenger
Plan No: MAR3033

or Sydney Express
Plan No: MAR2811

http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/mmi_working_plans.html
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010, 06:55:27 PM »

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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2010, 07:48:01 PM »

Thanks for the info, some good ideas there. Got the hull already, big 8ft monster from Models By Design. She'll be a fair beast when done, doubling up as detailed scale working model and for the club to use for tug towing. Will start a build thread when can get her out of the shed and on the workbench! Dave. :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2010, 08:31:08 PM »

I had worked it out and you could do the RFA Leaf class at 1:72scale (if I had my sums right  :embarrassed: )
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2010, 03:31:01 AM »

Will start a build thread when can get her out of the shed and on the workbench! Dave. :-)) :-)) :-))

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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2010, 06:23:43 AM »

Plenty of Ideas here...  8)

http://www.aukevisser.nl/
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2010, 09:00:29 AM »

try this one..

half way down MV Oil Challenger
Plan No: MAR3033

or Sydney Express
Plan No: MAR2811

http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/mmi_working_plans.html


Just an observation on the 'Oil Challenger'. She wasn't a tanker but an offshore supply vessel built to carry pipe in the N. Sea. As such she was the only supply vessel with its bridge and accommodation sited aft. It never caught on and every other PSV before and since has had its bridge and accommodation sited for'd. I believe she is still trading somewhere.

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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2010, 09:09:55 AM »

Hmmm, loads of good ideas here. Spoilt for choice now %%  Thanks for all the advice, Dave :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2010, 10:22:16 AM »

Anyone got drawings/plans for Deans Marine Liz Terkol I could buy/borrow?? Could do something similar to her with the hull on 1/32 scale, would just have to be stretched a bit! Cheers, Dave :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2010, 04:00:21 PM »

dave, do her as a 1/87th scale container ship :) with INDIVIDUAL containers from Kibri
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2010, 07:36:26 AM »

That's not a bad idea Mark, had look at some train stuff but stupid scale system does my head in  %%..what's wrong with 1/??? like everyone else uses?? I'll have to sort out a conversion chart. What time you down on Sunday for the tug-towing, should be a laugh!! Dave :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2010, 12:03:11 PM »

this link might help with railway scale etc
http://www.diecast101.com/scales/index.asp
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« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2010, 12:40:14 PM »

this link might help with railway scale etc
http://www.diecast101.com/scales/index.asp

That's a handy link! O0 :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2010, 01:30:24 PM »

Very helpful, will print that off, thanks, Dave. :-)) :-))
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2010, 03:49:48 PM »

That's not a bad idea Mark, had look at some train stuff but stupid scale system does my head in  %%..what's wrong with 1/??? like everyone else uses?? I'll have to sort out a conversion chart. What time you down on Sunday for the tug-towing, should be a laugh!! Dave :-)) :-))

yes you could also use 1/76th (oo scale) or 1/160th (N-scale) measure up how many times 2.5m goes into your width at 1/76 and 1/87th,  and see how they fit
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2010, 03:52:38 PM »

Warsash Maritime  Academy have a section where they uses manned models for teaching purposes....get IN and ride stuff....... although they are probably not very detailed, they may be able to point you in the direction of some hull plans/ideas an area in which I expect the models are fairly accurate.

http://www.mannedmodels.com/

I think once the hull is sorted, a tanker / container ship could be made quite easily from pictures. having worked on many, its alot of repetative constructions stuck together!
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2010, 04:24:02 PM »

Warsash Maritime  Academy have a section where they uses manned models for teaching purposes....get IN and ride stuff....... although they are probably not very detailed, they may be able to point you in the direction of some hull plans/ideas an area in which I expect the models are fairly accurate.

http://www.mannedmodels.com/

I think once the hull is sorted, a tanker / container ship could be made quite easily from pictures. having worked on many, its alot of repetative constructions stuck together!
You do know that the Warsash Maritime  Academy ships weigh approximately 7 tons each !!!?
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2010, 08:00:30 PM »

But also they aren't 8 foot..... was just an idea of where some guidance on large models might be available.
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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2012, 03:51:59 PM »

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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2012, 11:03:19 PM »

There is a program called Delf ship that you can down load to your PC. This program also has many ship that you can also download many are of large ships. In the program you can change the design if you wish to make the ship slightly different from what they have. You can print up the side profile and overhead plan view and also the frames of the ship.

You can also make your own design from the program as well.

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Re: SUPERTANKER 8ft
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2012, 11:36:01 PM »

Here is a link to the Delfship program that may help you.

http://www.delftship.net/

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