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Author Topic: NEW TUG 2 - Elldergarth....ish!  (Read 28367 times)

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NEW TUG 2 - Elldergarth....ish!
« on: July 16, 2015, 07:47:04 PM »

Hi All have sold my old John B,and started on the new one.
The Hull is the Elldergarth  with bits cut of, i have had it for some time .
Now i have retired and now i can get on with it.
Some pictures so far.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2015, 07:59:06 PM »

I will be watching this build for tips. :-))

Len.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2015, 10:03:01 PM »


   Looking good John.

   John
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2015, 09:11:39 PM »

Thanks John and LEN , made lots of bits now i have to put it together.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2015, 07:08:53 AM »

Some pictures inside the bridge,before i put the top on.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2015, 09:17:09 AM »

Very unique and nicely done. Can't wait to see it finished.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2015, 08:19:25 PM »

That's a great interior, and top of pilot house detail.
Is that all scratch, or did it come in a kit?


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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2015, 09:03:11 PM »

Thanks for you comments umi, and big cheese,yes its all my own design apart from the controls they are from Macs Mouldings .
Some more bits added today.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2015, 08:20:58 PM »

Done some more bits to the tug,plus made lots of fittings.
Top nearly done plus the bow section, motors Battery's and electrics going in bit tight with battery's.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2015, 08:53:33 PM »

She is coming along really nicely. The electroinics looks quite tidy, are those gyroscopes either side of the circuit board?
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2015, 09:02:04 PM »

Thanks for comment, they are Micro Gyro controllers, Port Starboard and bow thrust.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2015, 01:48:29 AM »

Hey tugnut........those large [assumed as] automotive ventilation fan motors are very powerful, relatively low speed, high torque, near silent & low current drain  :-))

I can understand Micro gyros being used to alter the trim of P & S stabiliser fins on a surface vessel...but did not see any reference to them in the thread

Did I miss something?........as you also mention a gyro for the bow thruster??................keep the great images coming...... Derek
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2015, 06:10:17 AM »

Hi Derek, the speed controllers are from Mike in Scotland,they are called MICRO GYROS and are a very good unit.


regards John B
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2015, 08:41:15 AM »

excellent build, i envy you for your skills ! hopefully 1 day I will be up to your standard.


brilliant !!


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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2015, 04:34:23 PM »

Hi John,
    Mike who supplied your Micro gyro esc,s does he sell them or was it just a purchase from the forum/ they look ideal for my build. Can you let me know and give me contact details please. Boats looking great by the way.
     Cheers,
            Faz. :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2015, 06:48:39 PM »

Thank you Stan,Hi Faz yes Mike  sells them just put in .WWW Micro Jyros .co.
I have had trouble trying to contact him give it a go.


regards JOHN b
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2015, 05:04:23 PM »

All done hope to get it on the lake tomorrow.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2015, 07:04:19 PM »

Is the superstructure a kit or scratchbuilt? Those windows and particularly the framing is spot on and looks superb. If they are scratchbuilt would you care to give a rundown of how you achieved it.

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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #18 on: August 01, 2015, 07:20:25 PM »

Yes, go on John.

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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2015, 08:51:35 PM »

Hi Brian 56, yes it is all scratch built apart from the hull.
I cut out the windows and then used strips of plastic to make the frames it took all day to do but worked out in the end.
thanks for comments,i did the same thing on my other tug.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2015, 08:37:47 AM »

looks very good  john  hope the  launch  go's  well  :-)) :-))  & hope to catch you at   one of the show  at the end of the month O0  regards ray
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2015, 07:11:29 PM »

Cheers Ray, are you having fun over there.
regards John
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2015, 09:13:29 PM »

Hi John,
    She looks great on the water and the build is ? what can I say SUPERB comes to mind. You have given me lots of idea's for my Portgarth build as in not going by the MMM plans/sketches (that's a bit of scouse sarcasm relating to the accuracy, chokes laughing, of the plans). I really like the colour scheme and have  a plan to finish my Norton cross in colours like your boat. Great work.
       Cheers, Faz. :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2015, 07:08:09 PM »

Thanks Faz.
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Re: NEW TUG 2
« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2015, 07:13:51 PM »

 No worries John,
     What adhesive did you use to fix on the rubber fenders/ I plan to fit some to both the Norton cross and my Portgarth when it gets started. Love the colour scheme.
       Cheers,
          Faz. :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
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