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kamus

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Trawler suggestions?
« on: December 16, 2013, 04:53:31 PM »

I would love to work on a trawler for my next project. Specifically some trawler that would have been used in the west of Scotland like Mallaig, for instance. I used to visit Mallaig in the 60's when I was a child (and later as an adult) and I remember being enraptured by the various trawlers there. I'm open to suggestions unless it's for a Dean's Marine kit- not happy with the quality of the Amethyst kit of theirs that I'm currently building.


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Re: Trawler suggestions?
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 08:20:00 PM »

Try Bill Wood in Aberdeen 01224 820264 he has hulls of Scottish fishing vessels most like those boats that fished from Mallaig
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Re: Trawler suggestions?
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2013, 07:26:23 PM »

Hiya,
         also take a look here for some inspiration

          http://trawlerphotos.co.uk/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=1103
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Re: Trawler suggestions?
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2013, 01:58:55 PM »

Thanks lads- much appreciated! I'm not a scratch builder (yet!) so I'm looking for a kit where I wouldn't have to fashion the fittings etc.


I guess I should learn to scratch build- I always end up wanting to do non-mainstream projects. Do you guys know of any good resources on how to scratch build?


Thanks, as always!
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Re: Trawler suggestions?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2013, 04:33:05 PM »

Hiya again,

                take a look here 
     
           http://www.bpmouldings.co.uk/Model_Fishing_Boat_Kit_WK127.html

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Re: Trawler suggestions?
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2013, 05:02:11 PM »

BPs kit is highly recommended and when finished you will have an excellent vessel on the water even in rough weather
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