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Fifie

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Laser Cut windows
« on: June 27, 2011, 10:37:02 AM »

Fireboat Window Sets ex stock
Lifeboat Windows to come shortly

I have available complete window kits for the scale 1=12 & 1=16 Aerokit models
The kits comprise of clear glazing sections (in PETG) plus an outer window frames (in HIPS)
Outer Window Frames and Porthole Outer Rings are available ether clear or white
Outer window frames are available with (4) or without rivet holes
All portholes have 6 rivet holes as standard
Prices
1=12 20.50 + 1.50 P+P
1=16 18.25 + 1.50 P+P
When ordering please specify
Clear or white outer window frames
With or without rivet holes
Rivets 0.5 dia x 3mm long are available from stock POA

Contact me at alistair.craig@sky.com or Tel 028 4176 5181


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RyanB

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2011, 10:53:35 PM »

When will the life boat ones be ready and which boat are they based on?
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Fifie

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011, 07:56:57 AM »

The plan was to produce a set for each type of lifeboat
Scales 1=16, 1=24, 5/8"=1'
The prototype window assy has been produced and the level of detail established, i.e rivet heads etc
The level of detail significantly affects the price
However the project is on hold due to health reasons and I am unsure when and if it will start again
Fifie
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nhp651

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 08:30:13 AM »

The plan was to produce a set for each type of lifeboat
Scales 1=16, 1=24, 5/8"=1'


what about 1:12 scale....the most common scale for most lifeboat modellers ???
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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 08:59:52 AM »

The plan was to produce a set for each type of lifeboat
Scales 1=16, 1=24, 5/8"=1'
The prototype window assy has been produced and the level of detail established, i.e rivet heads etc
The level of detail significantly affects the price
However the project is on hold due to health reasons and I am unsure when and if it will start againFifie


That sounds worrying Alistair - hope it is not serious!!!! Get well soon chap - sent you a 'file' a few days back re the ferry windows..........did you get it?
Carl

Fifie

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2011, 10:01:27 AM »

1=12 was also on the list
when you take all the permutations of model types and scales it is quite task with very little, if any, reward
To progress further I have to purchase from the RNLI a full set of plans for each boat type.
I did ask on this website could anybody lend me some but I got no answers.


Carl
Yes got the file
be in touch later this month
Fifie
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RyanB

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2011, 10:31:55 AM »

Hope your better soon fifie, let me know when you have done the 1/16 Trent, I would be very interested!
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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2011, 08:27:14 PM »

Glad to see that your still producing boat bits.I hope that you get back to good health.Best wishes. John.
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Fifie

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2011, 07:34:59 AM »

Ryan

as you seem to be building a Trent model do you have a set of plans I can borrow
I will pay all costs
This might help you get a set of windows sooner than later
Fifie
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RyanB

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2011, 07:53:03 AM »

Yes of course you can, I will see if I can get them copied at work for you. I may have a the tamar soon so I will do them for you too.
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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2011, 10:00:27 AM »

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Carl
Yes got the file
be in touch later this month
Fifie

No problem Alistair - when you feel up to it  :-)) Not quite ready for them yet anyhow {:-{
Carl

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2011, 02:57:07 PM »

Hi Fifie,

I cannot get the plans copied at work, too big my graphics team say..... :o

I have the 1/16 trent and tamar MS plans if you want to use them....?

Ryan
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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2011, 09:39:41 PM »

Hi Alistair - hope all is well?

Just about ready for those windows for the Free Enterprise now chap!!!!!

Will be out of the country from the 19th Dec. until 5th Jan if that helps............

BTW - how big are the plans that need copying? I can copy and scan to disc up to A0 if thats any help?

Look forward to hearing from you when convenient,
Carl

Fifie

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Re: Laser Cut windows
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2011, 09:57:20 AM »

Lifeboat windows

Due to ill health I have not been able to finalise the CAD work for all the various scales and types of lifeboat window kits
I am aiming to return to the work in early January
Some kind members have offered me some plans to work from
I am hoping to have the plans before the new year
The design of the Tyne class has been completed in 1=12 & 1=16 scale
The design consists of the various parts to make a window assy
They feature raised rivet heads for appearance effect
Further info will be posted on this site
Fifie
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