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twin voith tug build
« on: February 11, 2011, 07:59:01 PM »

  hi all here is my latest project  a twin voith tug  38inch   loa   1;48th scale  its a hull from   canada ive had the hull about 4+years   but the last 18month ive decided to crack on with it  (although its still  not finished yet ;)  i am hopeing  this summer to be finished   regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2011, 08:08:40 PM »

some more
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2011, 08:12:19 PM »

ill post some  more up to date ones later   ;)
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2011, 08:16:03 PM »

Hi Ray looking good
keep up the good work
kind regards
Alan
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2011, 08:22:59 PM »

Looking like a great build!!!! :-)) :-))

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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2011, 08:59:46 PM »

Where's the propellers then Ray?  %)


                                                      Looking good  :-))
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2011, 09:19:47 PM »

thanks alan &getumuphigh

   martin ive nicked these out of the other halfs  kenwood  mixer :D
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2011, 10:07:47 PM »

Hi Ray  she's comming on, what motors are they 500e?  

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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2011, 06:46:25 AM »

hi  poll  thanks its taking  longer than i thought  {-)   yes 500e  the ones that came with the units   regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2011, 09:57:06 AM »

Very nice, is this the same as the ones used to escort the tankers in Alaska after the 'Enron' disaster?
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2011, 03:20:07 PM »

Very nice, is this the same as the ones used to escort the tankers in Alaska after the 'Enron' disaster?
Nige
yep a3nige there is 2 of these voith tugs working in valdez 'alaska' owner's are crowley (seattle)  the  nanuq & tan'erliq  both sisters  153ft loa 10'000 hp 'cat's  & 16 knots   regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2011, 05:57:01 PM »

hi  poll  thanks its taking  longer than i thought  {-)   yes 500e  the ones that came with the units   regards ray

Hi Ray   The 500e are a little slow revving if you are going to tow with her, They are OK if running light
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2011, 06:22:30 PM »

hi  poll / john  thanks for the info i try these motor's out for now & then go from there  ;)  (may not tow with this one?  regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2011, 07:57:57 PM »

she looks great would love one real different keep the pics coming ray

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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2011, 07:47:08 AM »

she looks great would love one real different keep the pics coming ray

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  cheers steve  this one came from my canadian sourse :D  about 4 year ago but he  has sold the moulds / boats to a guy in  new york usa  ill dig out the web address   regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2011, 07:53:23 AM »

A guy called Gary King produces the hulls, i think he is around the New York area.... :-))
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2011, 04:19:31 PM »

hi russ   gary king is from vancouver canada  he do's the logging tug kits      gary   dosnt have  these voith hulls   its a guy called don from new york  ill find the web address & get back   here!  regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #17 on: February 14, 2011, 04:22:57 PM »

i have the address  for you      www.loyalhannadockyard.com    regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2011, 12:15:01 PM »

hi all just a small update   winches & vents & bollards are glued in place  :D  nexted stage is railings  regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2011, 12:01:50 PM »

 update      well the railings are on  now  :-))    regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #20 on: March 21, 2011, 09:42:03 PM »

a bit more done on this one  :-))
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2011, 10:43:55 PM »

well finaly had nanuq afloat :-)) (last sunday)  all went well  only problem one of the voith units leaked a bit   now fixed that  here is some photos of the first  trails :D regards ray
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Re: twin voith tug build
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2011, 07:11:58 PM »

Hi Ray looking good mate,nice job
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