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    Wanted please..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:50 pm

    I'm looking for new project, but there are restrictions on what I can build due to my ongoing health problems, plus the fact that I live in a first floor flat.

    Main ones are the size and weight of the finished model...a maximum length of 40", and as light as possible.

    Preferably an abs/styrene boat, although fibreglass would be ok, I'm pretty sure I can bribe my old mate Andy to do any hole cutting for me if it's needed.

    Preferably a single motor/single prop boat...this is due to financial restrictions at the moment.

    An X craft, Type XX1, a boomer...something like that.

    Have a look round in the back of your sheds and workshops and see if you have anything you'd be willing to sell me.

    Thanks chaps...



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    Re: Wanted please..

    Post  salmon on Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:43 pm

    What about the Moebius Skipjack coming out this month?
    from Caswell
    or
    Tower Hobbies

    It looks like it will be a fun one to play with.
    Peace,
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    Re: Wanted please..

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:42 pm

    Already checked that one out, Tom...by the time I get it here, it's going to be somewhat expensive.

    Thanks anyway..
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    Re: Wanted please..

    Post  salmon on Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:59 pm

    After I posted here, I went to Facebook Dive-In to model Submarines and I saw your posting about it. Day late.
    There is also the Revell Type VII 1/72 scale.


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