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Offline PeeWee

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Envoy
« on: September 01, 2009, 01:42:49 PM »
As requestde by rleete here are some pictures of the boat under construction.






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Re: Envoy
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2009, 04:08:48 PM »
I don't know much about ships but that looks impressive :thumbup: what scale is it?
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2009, 05:02:17 PM »
Don't know much about ships either, but that looks quite massive. Due to using matte paint?

What's moving it? Is it steam or maybe an IC?

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2009, 08:37:04 PM »
Very nice, thanks.  The deck guns alone are a whole project by themselves.
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2009, 09:31:24 PM »
What's moving it? Is it steam or maybe an IC?

I'd say it's electric powered.

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2009, 04:08:38 AM »
Hi everyone,
Well its been fat too long on the sidelines.  Following an illness and a major op I have managed to pretty much complete the Envoy,  a few little bits to finish off.

Now that she's done I can start my new interest in model engineering, though I may combine boats and steam.  Must get that lathe reconditioned. :doh:
This boat however is very much electric.

and since a common theam is  :worthless: here are a few.










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Re: Envoy
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2009, 04:30:25 AM »
That is looking rather marvelous Ian. Very well made indeed.

I just wish I could handle all the small bits still, and I would be running along with you.

I tended to shy away from grey funnels and did more filthy scale work.



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Re: Envoy
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2009, 06:52:15 AM »
Cracking bit of work Ian.
 
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


Pleased your on the mend.

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2009, 09:39:55 AM »
Love the detail work on the boat Ian. Excellent job.

Also glad to hear you doing good after a bad time.

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2009, 11:33:11 AM »
Thats a real nice boat you have there Peewee.

Well done :thumbup:
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2009, 02:45:31 PM »
Thank you for all the comments
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2009, 10:45:42 AM »
Thats a cracking ship you got there. job well done!

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2009, 11:10:27 AM »
Wow, that is really nice  :bow:
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2009, 08:42:11 PM »
wonderful looking ship peewee, glad to hear you feeling better  :thumbup:

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Re: Envoy
« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2010, 07:37:51 AM »
Yes a really great looking WWII steam tug, this thread kept slipping by. Till paging through the one hard cover model ship book and it has a photo of the Envoy that the author built. Your color photo's are much nicer than B&W ones of the book.
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2010, 09:12:29 PM »
Very nice work PeeWee.  Good to hear you are doing better.  Are you on any tug forums?  I have R/C tugs, stern wheeler, push boats and fishing boats.  Love to build and run boats (no fast boats).  What functions do you have in it and which motor?  Like your railings also.   Ray
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Re: Envoy
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2010, 03:08:00 PM »
Thank you PT and Ray, I am not a member of a Tug specific forum.  Though I am a member of Paddleducks and modelboatmayhem.  The tug is a basic 2 channel with a sound unit and smoke generator. 

I seem to be migrating to steam powered paddle boats and marine engines, I have acquired a great steam paddle engine from Bogstandard that was on ebay.  The goal is to end up making my own engines.

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