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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1600 on: December 09, 2009, 01:26:16 PM »

I like your Christmas set up very much. What a good idear me thinks.  Can you get over to Wicksteed park next year??? Would love to see it fo real :-))
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1601 on: December 09, 2009, 02:42:08 PM »

Oscar tug got it's 1st dunking today.
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1602 on: December 11, 2009, 08:49:33 PM »

Hi Umi love the lights :-)) :-))
Hi bill oscar looking good ok2.

 Regards JOHN
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1603 on: December 11, 2009, 11:08:08 PM »

Hi Umi love the lights :-)) :-))
Hi bill oscar looking good ok2.

 Regards JOHN
Cheers John
Going to take it out for a longer run on Sunday. + my OMRA boat. fun fun fun
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1604 on: December 12, 2009, 09:08:13 PM »

Nice one Bill  :-)) :-))
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1605 on: December 12, 2009, 11:51:59 PM »

I went to the show today good to see Phil and the other blackheath+Victoria members and some Springers on display. I liked Toes
mini-springer and Phil's steam one it would be good to see it on the water with radio in it doing propper springer things.
Some of our springers under construction are at http://gtmbc.org.uk/gallerys/springer/index.html at the moment we have
8 club springers under construction and I am  hoping that our Club will be able to have a springer contest next year.

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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1606 on: December 13, 2009, 02:05:38 AM »


Wee Scoot and the Toesup Boat Werks crew make a surprise visit to the Model Engineering Exhibition just outside London, Englandshire...

Phil, of the worlds only steam Springer fame was taken completely by surprise...  :o
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1607 on: December 16, 2009, 08:35:57 PM »


The further (mis) adventures of Wee Scoot...

This morning, Wee Scoot and the TBW crew were able to get in to the Royal Naval dockyard in Portsmouth for a few pictures with the world famous HMS Victory, Nelson's ship...

.. but then....  :o

Wee Scoot was discovered by the security and escorted off of the premises by two armed British police officers... :police: :police:
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1608 on: December 16, 2009, 08:39:23 PM »

Did they kick it to make sure it was dead, usual procedure ?
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1609 on: December 16, 2009, 08:41:24 PM »

Have you left portsmouth,or still down here Toes
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1610 on: December 16, 2009, 08:44:25 PM »

Affraid we have left and are on our way back to Shropshire...

.. before the Law asks too many questions...  :embarrassed:
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1611 on: December 17, 2009, 02:56:33 PM »

Just makes you think how far we have gone from the friendly bobby on the beat. This & apparantly we are winning!
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1612 on: December 20, 2009, 12:27:44 AM »

Affraid we have left and are on our way back to Shropshire...

.. before the Law asks too many questions...  :embarrassed:
Hello Toes,

I asked you lots of questions, when you were down there.. about tugs and your answered with cander and grace without undue pressure or torture.  <*< :police: Good to have a natter with a fellow MBM'er! as for my colleagues well........ two kicks if it doesn't go up chuck it in the bin... {-)  look forward to more photos maybe in Bakersvillle  8)

see you soon.

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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1613 on: December 20, 2009, 05:56:31 PM »


Good to have a natter with a fellow MBM'er!


It was good to meet you Bluechrisp... and thanks for the 'lead' on the pic..  :police: :police:

Small world eh!..
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1614 on: January 11, 2010, 08:45:57 PM »

Is there any video of a 'springer-soccer' match?
I did not really find anything on youtube. Apart from some guy practicing to push a ball around.

I am thinking about these 'horns' that can be seen on most soccer-boats. (how do you call these?)
Don't these make it too easy to push the ball around? You can hardly lose it, can you?

Maybe we omit these on our soccer-boats to make it a bit more challenging. What do you think?
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1615 on: January 11, 2010, 08:51:35 PM »


Don't these make it too easy to push the ball around? You can hardly lose it, can you?


Er, from what I've seen at the Mayhem weekend, there may be a few who disagree %) %)
(we call them "doorstops" as they are designed to stop a door hitting a wall)

Cheers
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1616 on: January 11, 2010, 09:35:27 PM »

...it is more like Rugby than soccer.
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1617 on: January 12, 2010, 04:17:36 PM »

Is there any video of a 'springer-soccer' match?

A couple of vid's here...
http://www.springertug.com/video.html
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1618 on: January 12, 2010, 07:11:27 PM »

Auri, the "horns" are coil-spring door-stoppers which can easily be detached.  Depends on what size of ball is used , standard size soccer balls are more difficult to keep within the springs when maneuvering, they bend with the weight and pressure of the ball. half regulation size is easier.  It will be full contact sport, rugged boats required !
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1619 on: February 01, 2010, 09:35:09 AM »

here's a vid of my mini brushless springer jumping out of water onto ice,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJYMQXmJ530


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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1620 on: February 01, 2010, 09:52:33 AM »

That is funny jabba, :}  a long pole for recovery ?
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1621 on: February 01, 2010, 09:56:29 AM »

That springer is MENTAL  :-)) :-)) {-)

Go on - show us your bottom - again!  :o {-) {-) {-)

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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1622 on: February 01, 2010, 10:06:56 AM »

cheers for replies,i used a tree branch for recovery,
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1623 on: February 01, 2010, 03:09:45 PM »

That is a classic Jabba, a real chuckler  {-) {-) {-) :-)) .
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Re: Springer Tugs
« Reply #1624 on: February 01, 2010, 04:00:40 PM »

Found this one today.


Maybe we should springer-building one step further...  :D
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