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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2016, 09:19:22 AM »


Truly a beautiful piece of workmanship.

I watch each instalment with awe.   Well done indeed.

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #26 on: July 26, 2016, 12:14:59 PM »

Brian,

Some good ideas here and I note the similarity of your construction methods.

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #27 on: July 26, 2016, 10:13:43 PM »

Love it love it love it! It is like you are building it plank for plank like the real thing was constructed.

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #28 on: July 27, 2016, 10:42:33 AM »

Thanks guys glad you like her, next section of the build,
Showing top of w house with the base for the fly bridge stanchions to be attached to.
All the bulwarks stanchion post fitted.
First  layer of the bulwark planking attached ( strengthens it all up less chance of snapping one off), she will have an insert in the bulwarks.
Showing the bow section planked up ,she still has another rail above this section.
The stern section with the inserts .
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« Reply #29 on: July 27, 2016, 01:10:49 PM »

It's OK Folks.......have sent a message via Courier pigeon to BB [Wollongong to Mid-North Queensland] suggesting not give up his day job {-) ......Derek
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2016, 10:39:02 PM »

It's OK Folks.......have sent a message via Courier pigeon to BB [Wollongong to Mid-North Queensland] suggesting not give up his day job {-) ......Derek

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #31 on: July 30, 2016, 02:31:55 AM »

Hi back again...
All the staunchan post have been recessed to allow the side capping strips.
Side strips in position prior to the capping rail.
Fly bridge with the fillers in between the post prior to its capping rail being attached.
Fly bridge capping shaped and ready to be attached.
Installed extra sort ribs for added strength around her shoulders......
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #32 on: August 02, 2016, 10:26:30 AM »

Hi , next photos.
Slide door frames being fitted on the deck house.
I got lazy didn't plank the false rail used 1.2mm ply, gluing the shoulder sponsons (Tasmanian Oak )on after they were steamed and left in a jig over night.
Ready for priming  and undercoating.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #33 on: August 02, 2016, 09:33:02 PM »

Seems a shame to cover up all that lovely woodwork.

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2016, 10:11:28 AM »

Hi There next lot...
Starting on the back trawl gantries, using 3/8 "  &  1/4" copper tubing, most has come off our trawlers over the yrs,took a bit of time tapping here and there straitening the pieces.
Soldering the swing arms etc.
Pre fitting the gantries in their position on the back deck area.
Making the lugs etc for the mast & Boom.
Cutting out the hand railing flanges.....
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2016, 05:48:29 PM »

FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :-))
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #36 on: August 08, 2016, 11:37:17 AM »

Thanks missyd  :-) ..
Fitting the front hand railing.
Copper and brass work ready to be painted.
Bits n pieces painted.
Ready to solder the back w house ladder on.
Few more bits n pieces and the motor etc all installed ready for testing ( dry run).
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #37 on: August 09, 2016, 01:55:37 AM »

Beautiful, as always Brian. I can't wait to see this one.


BTW, we're at Elliott Heads right now, only about 1400 km south of you {-)



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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #38 on: August 09, 2016, 04:52:21 PM »

Never seen such a cleanly fixed RC equipment before!!!
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #39 on: August 09, 2016, 08:04:42 PM »

And your metal fabrication is as good as your carpentry Brian.

As ever, I am impressed and inspired by your work.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #40 on: August 11, 2016, 10:03:58 AM »

Hi there, just a few ks down the road Peter, hope you are enjoying camping down there. :-)
Showing the hull before the external bits n pieces attached.
Back deck area after gantries ,winch's etc attached.
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #41 on: August 11, 2016, 10:23:24 PM »

Its just brilliant and so clean looking.

Top job  :-))
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #42 on: August 11, 2016, 11:06:26 PM »

Absolutely stunning B.B. Very inspiring!  :-))


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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #43 on: August 12, 2016, 09:06:11 AM »

Hi guys thanks, these are the last of the photos till I give her a run , have been waiting for Old Shrimper to arrive back here from caravanning down the bottom end of Aus ,so we can get some photos etc of her maiden voyage, thanks for viewing  :-)) .
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« Reply #44 on: August 12, 2016, 09:59:03 PM »

What a great result, well done.
Any other projects on the horizon?

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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #45 on: August 14, 2016, 05:49:12 AM »

hi Steve, since building this I refurbished (over 5 weeks) a model that my Father made some 60 yrs ago over, will put that up next,and since that have started on a UK fish trawler.......
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #46 on: August 14, 2016, 11:52:46 PM »

Brian has a production line going in that shed near Cairns {-)


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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #47 on: August 19, 2016, 09:49:18 AM »

Hi Peter, did have one going last year but now just a big mess, Catherine came down to the shed yesterday and said 'You go too fast' and that  if I made them half the size they would look cuter  :o .....
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Re: Australian Tuna Fish trawler "Evie-K-B"
« Reply #48 on: August 20, 2016, 02:29:28 AM »

Women see things differently to us Brian :}  and I'm guessing that cuteness is not what you're looking for {-)


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« Reply #49 on: August 20, 2016, 11:07:21 AM »

I think it's more like if it's half the size then it will be half of what ever this has cost  O0 .
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