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Blazer

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Tugboat Blazer
« on: October 02, 2012, 07:19:16 PM »

Hi all,

today I'll show you some pictures of my tugboat "Blazer" which is now nearly finished.
The modell is scratch built from a plan but I did several changes on it.
The size is appr. 85x17x48 cm, the scale is 1:35.
There are only standard functions, no steam, lights, sound or what ever.
Hope you like it - if not don't hesitate to tell me why.

Regards Stephan







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mark w

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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 08:52:29 PM »



Very nice model  :-)).

Mark
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012, 11:08:21 PM »

very nice  :-))
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2012, 11:13:07 PM »

Lovely job....from the MAP plans?  the Blazer is on my list of models to make after I retire.

did you follow the plans and make it bread and butter, if so what timber did you use for the hull? And what have you powered it with?
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2012, 10:28:12 AM »

Hi all,

thanks for the replays.
The plan is from Model Maker Plan Service.
I do not need it any more - if you are interested send me an PN.
I started to build the modell in 1994 thats why I can't tell you what kind of wood I used.
Added some Pictures of the inside.

Regards Stephan



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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2012, 03:35:13 PM »

Great looking Tug !
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2012, 04:26:46 PM »

nice tug stephan, Like the stand it sits on been meaning to same for beacon :-)
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2012, 07:01:05 PM »

Sorry Paul,

I didn't understand the meaning of your reply.
Please help me English is still a foreign language to me!

Regards Stephan
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2012, 07:49:02 PM »

Thanks for the offer Stephan, I too have a set of plans bought years ago from MAP.
I notice that you have planked the hull rather than the suggested method of bread and butter and lots of shaping. How did you decide on bulkheads and frames to get the right size for the planking?


Blokey was complimenting you on the very nice stand, he would like to make one similar for his tug 'Beacon'.

Don't worry about your grasp of the English language, there are some on here who are English/ British and still struggle, what is your 'mother tongue'?
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2012, 04:37:51 PM »

Hi stephan
                 i like the stand the boat sits on I will make the same for beacon. ok2
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Re: Tugboat Blazer
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2012, 06:34:12 PM »

Hi,

I build the modell as drawn on the plan.
I never thought about the bread and butter method.
Do you know anything about the original Blazer?
Are there any pictures or any other informations about it?

Blockey, thanks for the compliment - this kind of stand would sure look good together with your beacon and it is easy to build.


By the way - I live in a small town some 20 Km south of Stuttgart in German.

Regards Stephan

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