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Gardener

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Model boat stand padding
« on: August 11, 2018, 01:20:05 PM »

Hi,
What do people use for model boat stand padding/protection ?
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018, 01:36:35 PM »

I use the felt side of sticky Velcro, Pete
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 01:42:57 PM »

Depends on the weight of the model but I normally use strips of mouse mat backing  :-))
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2018, 01:51:20 PM »

I use strips cut from a length of stick on felt for chair legs
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2018, 03:58:51 PM »

 :-))
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2018, 05:14:16 PM »

I use this stuff which you can often get out of the skip.
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2018, 05:32:29 PM »

Plumbing pipe lagging as per Wickes, B & Q etc


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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2018, 06:06:31 PM »

self adhesive draught excluder. nemesis
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2018, 06:16:44 PM »

 :-))
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2018, 07:42:45 PM »

Mouse mat padding works for me as well.  I also use this to replace the padding in my cycle helmet, which is otherwise very expensive.
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2018, 07:43:31 PM »

 :-))
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2018, 08:07:17 PM »

self adhesive draught excluder. nemesis


Beware this stuff. I had a strip compress and shift sideways a bit. The exposed sticky bit stuck to the hull and marked the finished Halfords spray job. I've since moved to thick felt stuck with a minimum of contact adhesive (Evo).
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2018, 07:43:28 PM »

Thick felt (or even old carpet underlay) works for me  O0
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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2018, 07:49:49 PM »

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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2018, 04:43:03 AM »

I use the neoprene mentioned by tugboyben on all my stands, with no problems even after years of use. I use a thickish version, about 5 or 6 mm thick and about 15 mm wide.


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Re: Model boat stand padding
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2018, 05:08:15 PM »

Mouse mat, but not just any! My local office supply shop offers 1/4" thick black mouse padding, it's great! I secure the rubber side to wood with CA, holds perfectly well. The fabric side is friendly to painted surfaces, never adheres to paint as some rubber will. Only down-side: It's a little bit slippery, so you can't count on friction to stop the boat from sliding around on the pads... use other features in the cradle if the hull would otherwise like to get away during transport.
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