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2016 new tug build
« on: January 05, 2016, 07:07:35 PM »

Hi All,
Happy new Year!
As I had a nice break from work over the Christmas holiday I decided to start my new build on 29/12/15.
It's going to be a tug, but can anyone guess what type of tug I'm constructing from the photo's of some of the parts?
As the build progresses I will add photo's

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2016, 07:17:36 PM »

A big one!!! %% %% %% %% %%
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2016, 07:21:09 PM »

Hi Hellboy Paul,
Not that big 28in x 14in

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2016, 07:23:48 PM »

Canadian log pusher??


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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2016, 07:33:24 PM »

Could be it's 3/4 scale. Watch this space.
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2016, 07:37:06 PM »

     14 inches beam! that's one fat mother. I did think Nangee or Afon alaw but she's too wide. Good luck with the build.
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P.S.  That width, have you widened the hull or just cut 3 feet out of one of Brians monster hulls?
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2016, 07:43:58 PM »

will watch , :-))
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2016, 09:48:34 PM »

ill have a guess at a canadian logging tug  like this one  :-))   good start colin  :-))  will it ready for the summer?
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2016, 04:37:22 PM »

Just solder up the brass bits for the deck. The next bit will be to put the motors and shafts in along with the nozzles.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2016, 07:35:35 PM »

nice brass work colin  :-))
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2016, 10:50:23 PM »

Amen :-))
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2016, 08:36:05 AM »

I'll tag along too, nice brass.


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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2016, 09:24:36 AM »

Got to be fast it has red bits  :}


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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2016, 10:06:38 AM »


Is it a type 42 Destroyer Tug?!  %)
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2016, 05:52:02 PM »

Hi Martin,
Watch this space, more photo's at the weekend as the build progresses.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2016, 06:26:30 PM »

Hi All,
Got the Motors, Nozzles and deck beams all in over the last 2 days.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2016, 07:13:28 PM »

I like your tidy installation Mr Destroyer, and there is plenty of room for 'gubbins'.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2016, 07:34:52 PM »

That is one beamy boat. Very nice install
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2016, 09:07:37 PM »

Hi All,
Pics of the Kort Nozzle's and motor cooling fans ready to be mounted as well as ESC's to be mounted on brackets near the Servo holders.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2016, 09:09:57 PM »

All Motor cooling fans awaiting install.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2016, 07:00:18 PM »

Hi All,
Done a bit more last night and installed the internals' and dry tested it, next bit is to paint the inside of the hull and outside for water and performance testing at the weekend.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2016, 05:41:31 PM »

Hi All,
Been a bit slow doing anything this week.
However I managed to paint the inside of the hull and re-install all the electrics. Attached the log teeth, rear roller and started work on the stacks.

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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2016, 05:54:40 PM »

Hi All,
Managed to start doing stuff to the stacks as well and my fully functioning winch.
Next instalment will be soldering the electrics up, putting in a battery shelf and adding the deck.
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2016, 08:35:17 PM »

Your build is coming along grand , is the winch bought in or have you built it yourself , I would be interested in the diamentions or as much info as you have . I am starting to put info together for a crane / sheer leg so my Fairmount has something to pull ( don't get too exited you Fairmount builders still a bit to go ) .
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Re: 2016 new tug build
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2016, 07:16:35 PM »

Hi David 48,
The winch is a kit from Harbour models in the USA  http://www.harbormodels.com/
you can buy a motorised one as well. However I wanted something with a lot of torque so I purchased the kit and motorised it with Meccano cogs, worm drive and chain driven.
You can see it on u tube working just look for colin's winch, it has a 12lb pull. Its 3/4 scale, 1/16, dimensions are length 100mm, width 90mm, height 80mm.
You may find a post on here as well.

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