Model Boat Mayhem

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length.
Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Identity help  (Read 987 times)

Taranis

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 4,612
  • Balne Moor MBC
  • Location: Yorkshire
Identity help
« on: December 10, 2019, 09:32:19 pm »

Anyone have any details of this I've been given?
The three parts are GRP


Logged
ANDY
Mayhem is the name model boats is our game

mogurnda

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 37
  • Model Boat Mayhem is Great!
  • Location: Wishaw
Re: Identity help
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2019, 11:00:28 am »

Taranis....
This boat is currently for sale on Ebay as SEASPIRIT  49.99 +  15 postage.     Hull and deck bonded with rubbing strip fitted and cabin top . I recently purchased one .
Cheers David
Logged

derekwarner

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8,660
  • Location: Wollongong Australia
Re: Identity help
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2019, 11:29:18 am »

Certainly similar........but no means the same  %) ...especially above the hull to deck interface.... Derek
Logged
Derek Warner

Honorary Secretary [Retired]
Illawarra Live Steamers Co-op
Australia
www.ils.org.au

SailorGreg

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,170
  • Money talks - it says goodbye
  • Location: Hayling Island, Hants
Re: Identity help
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2019, 12:52:11 pm »

Certainly similar........but no means the same  %) ...especially above the hull to deck interface.... Derek

I beg to differ - apart from having a (rubber?) strip fitted around the hull/deck join, I think those hulls are the same. All the deck and wheelhouse features are common to both, including the dropped deck amidships, and the overall "feel" is the same. I reckon Andy has a Seaspirit.  :-))

Greg

Taranis

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 4,612
  • Balne Moor MBC
  • Location: Yorkshire
Re: Identity help
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2019, 03:36:26 pm »

Thank you all. Dave found it first go.
The example I have is very many years old and supplied as three separate parts and no holes cut in the deck yet.
I doubt that the current seller is the original producer.
Logged
ANDY
Mayhem is the name model boats is our game

Martin [Admin]

  • Administrator
  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 20,652
  • Location: Peterborough, UK
    • Model Boat Mayhem
Re: Identity help
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2019, 03:51:43 pm »


..... looks like someone has resurrected the old Hydrafibe / Mayflower model hulls - they were excellent kits / hulls!

( catalogue photos later..... )
Logged
"This is my firm opinion, but what do I know?!"    -   Mayhem FaceBook Group!

mogurnda

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 37
  • Model Boat Mayhem is Great!
  • Location: Wishaw
Re: Identity help
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2019, 04:10:31 pm »

Taranis..
If you search Greyman14 post  of 1/8/2014    Hydrafibre models.... catalogue pics....  the hull is called Dominator....  for your info.
David
Logged

Martin [Admin]

  • Administrator
  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 20,652
  • Location: Peterborough, UK
    • Model Boat Mayhem
Re: Identity help
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2019, 04:53:26 pm »

Logged
"This is my firm opinion, but what do I know?!"    -   Mayhem FaceBook Group!

unbuiltnautilus

  • Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team
  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 3,083
  • Location: Portsmouth, England, third rock from the Sun....
Re: Identity help
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2019, 08:01:22 pm »


..... looks like someone has resurrected the old Hydrafibe / Mayflower model hulls - they were excellent kits / hulls!

( catalogue photos later..... )



I agree, built one in 1989 for a customer.
Logged
Listen politely, nod approvingly, then do what you want, works for me!

Taranis

  • Full Mayhemer
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 4,612
  • Balne Moor MBC
  • Location: Yorkshire
Re: Identity help
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2019, 08:49:55 pm »

Thanks again and great info Martin.
I suspect someone has had a go at trimming the hull on this and taken too much off the stern as there isn't much depth. The deck is untouched and has a faint line indicative of where to trim to.
I don't know if I will ever proceed with this as I have so many models to build and this was not something I was looking for.
Logged
ANDY
Mayhem is the name model boats is our game
Pages: [1]   Go Up