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1/96 Romeo - Wherefor art thou?

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  • Originally posted by HardRock View Post
    Thanks Mate. No reciprocation required. I'm already well in your debt.
    BS!

    dmeriman@aol.com

    Send me your mailing address, sir. At least I can fix you up with some RenShape.

    David
    Last edited by He Who Shall Not Be Named; 03-04-2017, 05:21 AM.
    "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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    • Renshape is just polyurethane tooling board. You can't get it in the UK under that brand name either, but there is exactly the same stuff available under different brands, and it varies from country to country.

      It's available in different densities.

      Here in the UK, Easy composites sell it in small blocks.

      http://www.easycomposites.co.uk/#!/p...odelling-board

      Usually you have to but it in large sheets, which is expensive, unless you are a pattern making fiend. e.g.

      http://www.resins-online.com/ecommer...m-x-100mm.aspx

      If there are a group of you that can chip in and saw it up into smaller chunks, then it works out very cost effective.

      I tried that approach a few years back but only two or three people expressed an interest- I can count scratch-builders in this hobby on one hand with missing digits,.

      I make my patterns from wood, metals and plastic. Finishing takes a little longer, but the materials are easy to source and often free (salvage).
      DIVE IN! Go on, go on, go on, go on, GO ON! http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk

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      • Thanks Mate. Appreciate the information.

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        • Let there be more boats!!

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          • Finishing up the Romeo today then, onto the storage/transportation box.

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            • That turned out to be one fantastic sub!
              If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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              • Originally posted by He Who Shall Not Be Named View Post

                BS!

                dmeriman@aol.com

                Send me your mailing address, sir. At least I can fix you up with some RenShape.

                David
                Your tracking number is LK950009245AU.

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                • No its not. Its actually LK950004490AU or LK950016949AU. Impossible for me to tell which of the two is yours however. Australia Post - bringing you yesterday's solutions, tomorrow (if you're lucky).

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                  • Got a bit carried away with the idea of doing a PLAN Type 33G - ie, a new top section for the Romeo. Basic idea looks like this.

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                    • Scott,

                      Awesome! I have texted you. These boats are magnificent.

                      dave

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                      • Thanks Dave. Pretty rough around the edges - perhaps they might be better described as "representational".

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                        • Paid a visit to Hardrocks, tool shed today

                          Got a truckload of pics of the Romeo, have been meaning to see this boat for a long time now. It does not dissapoint.

                          enjoy

                          David H

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                          • I have a PLAN!

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                            • It was glorious day at Ourimbah. Some fun in the dam with the Romeo. https://youtu.be/ZaUjikV96wI

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                              • Speedy little thing, and damned good depth-control on display there. I've re-thunk the motor bulkhead for your ZULU SD, will get on that today -- sorry about the delay.

                                David
                                "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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