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garston1

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50 inch Eskgarth
« on: November 13, 2011, 09:27:23 PM »

Here's some of my 50 inch 1/24 eskgarth at New Brighton today, yes that is a car battery!
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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011, 08:25:37 AM »

Garson it is a lovely boat & hard to tell it is actually a model. How heavy is it & what kind of power train are you using, ?. Mick B.
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garston1

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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2011, 05:17:01 PM »

Hiya, it's powered by a 12v 32ah battery connected via a standard speed controller to a 12-24v computer motor. The whole thing weighs in excess of around 90 lbs !
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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2011, 10:57:17 PM »

hi garston my father is building a 1/48 smit rotterdam  and i built the terryfox icebreaker at  62 inchs the big models look very impressive on the water your tug looks great well done it looks like the real thing on the water  :-)
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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2011, 11:17:34 PM »

Whey hey MY kind of Tug LARGE and Beautifull....now I must get the rather LARGE Model by Deign Tid Finished



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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2011, 12:25:00 AM »

WOW awsome model ...... mu uncle was skipper on her back in the 80s when she was in milford haven !
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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2012, 11:40:25 AM »

Hi  most impressed with that tug,  i have just been looking at your pic,s can i ask  is that you my old mate  Mike there in the water ? lol :-))  cheers Keith (Wirral)
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Re: 50 inch Eskgarth
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2012, 01:09:01 PM »

Hello Garston, BIG and beautiful! any chance you may sail it at the Ellesmere show?

                         Regards, Tony.
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