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    Post  willte Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:58 pm

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:31 pm

    Looks nice, Willie...Robbe? Krick?


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    Post  willte Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:44 pm

    its the Krick model I was thing of getting the Robbe one but they stop making then
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:45 pm

    The all important question...are those dammed flood slots pre cut?
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    Post  willte Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:57 pm

    yes  they are all pre cut but the round ones at the bow I drilled my self
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:15 pm

    Now that's interesting, Willie...many years ago I built U-441 (U-Flak 1), one of the Flak Trap boats,
    I'd love to build another one, but it's always those flood slots that have put me off doing so...my hands and fingers would'nt allow me to open that lot up. The deck would'nt be too bad, just cut it out and plank it with wood look styrene strip.

    Hmm...maybe a Christmas present to myself? Hmm...



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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:30 pm

    Gawd...nearly £350. The word ''ouch'' springs to mind.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:51 pm

    My poor old flexible friend has just gone rigid with fear...but it's only money.



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    Post  willte Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:28 pm

    the only problem I had was with the water pump the gear on the shaft come loose look fore a new one C0RNWALL models £16.99p Halfords £6.OOP SAME PUMP no fancy makers name on it ?
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:31 pm

    I always use Land Rover screenwash pumps, six quid from eBay, you can't bet them.


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    Post  david f Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:52 am

    Hi Willte,

    Is that a red water pump I see?

    There is quite lot on them (and their problems!) on this forum (including long term test.)

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:13 am

    I don't think it's an 'orange' water pump, David, I lifted this from the advert for the Krick boat : it shows a black pump in the kit parts photo.


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    Post  willte Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:39 am

    the pump has a blue sticker on it you just see it in the forward compartment the red is the receiver battery as i said new pump £16-99p from Cornwall models after buying it I found cheaper ones the main battery is 12 volts I kept the batteries apart for better draft and balance, the pump that came with the model was the sealed type after I got the new one I open the old one to see what was wrong because it's body is rivet to geather I change the rivets to bolts fixed the gear now have spare pump,but the one in the photo looks bolted

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