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Tug-Kenny

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #175 on: April 20, 2012, 07:44:01 PM »

We are nearly at the end of the build.   %)    maybe!!!

Fitted the railings to the the upper deck roof and a few trimmings around the decks.

A helicopter arrived to inspect her.     {-) {-)

 
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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #176 on: April 20, 2012, 07:45:36 PM »

Here's the upper railings.

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #177 on: April 20, 2012, 07:52:29 PM »

I've made a packing case for the side entrance.  I suppose I'll have to try her out on the water next.   %)

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #178 on: April 20, 2012, 10:08:36 PM »

That looking really good Ken It must be almost set for sea trials?
One question regarding the railing Do you end up hand painting the railing? I'm just thinking that it could be quite a pain masking the deck if the railing is already fitted if you wanted to spray it.

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #179 on: April 20, 2012, 10:24:45 PM »


I never spray paint the railings as it uses too much paint.  I find the hand painted enamel works a treat, especially the runny stuff I've got in this batch, as it runs around the curves.

I managed to construct some of them outside of the boat so painting was easy. However, some were constructed  'in situ'  as the compound curves were awkward. These were painted on the boat very carefully.  Even so, the next day I looked and found some runs from the stanchions onto the deck.  It wasn't much but this now looks like tiny white washers around the base.   :}

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #180 on: June 03, 2012, 07:14:01 PM »


                 We got her the water at last.

Took the opportunity of launching her at the Mayhem meeting at Wicksteed park. Here's the film of her going through her stuff. Quite a turn of speed with those twin props and she behaved impeccably. I really enjoyed sailing her. See if you recognise anyone on the film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xGtzkYFxs8&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #181 on: March 06, 2015, 02:28:17 PM »


I have brought this build blog to the front as she is now up for sale. 
It makes it easier for people to find it.     :}

Please see the sales section if you are interested.

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Re: Gry Maritha .... my build
« Reply #182 on: March 16, 2015, 10:19:35 PM »

Hi Ken
Looking good I lived on the isles of Scilly for 18 years so know the Gry well !! As it happens I'm lead to be leave I bought the last ever full  kit of the Gry that was made by model slipway.Must get round to building it one day!!!
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« Reply #183 on: March 17, 2015, 10:37:29 AM »


You'll enjoy it Mike.  It will take some time so clear the decks.   :}

Mine is now sold, so I shall miss it, sitting on the shelf. Even my Wife liked it, and that's saying something.  Watch out for swinging crane arm it can swing around and poke you in the eye.    {-)

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