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This is my first attempt at building a boat. I really liked the way RC cabin cruiser plan was designed in that it was simple and easy to put together.
This is my first scratch built model, retired last year so I have some time on my hands! It is 1:32 scale built from the excellent plans supplied by Petter.
100% Scratch Built Model RC Ship INFO Name: S S Edmund Fitzgerald Type: Lake freighter Launched: June 7th 1958 Maiden Voyage: September 24th 1958 Out
Here's my most recent built fresh off the shipyard. By expanding in a local printing shop your plans for a beginners' cabin cruiser, I just completed this
I made a couple blunders on this but it's getting there. The life raft is a little small, rear turret is sitting a little high, otherwise not too bad.
Original design Express Cruiser type boat. 19-inches long old home-made fiberglass hull built in UK in the 1970s and rescued from previous owner's garage.
This is my flotilla flagship. Scratch-built Inspired by 1970s Chris Craft 45 SF/Commander and Bertram 46 Convertible. Fiberglass 25-inches deep-vee hull
Triton is a Springer Tug push boat. The model's hull and superstructure with an Indiana type command cabin was borrowed from an American very plain and
This scratch-built boat was made following retro lines of runabouts from the mid 60s to mid 70s. Banana Power measures 21 inches and was built on an old
Double cabin cruiser on approximately 1:18 scale inspired on 40 and 43 footer Uniflite, Viking, Hatteras and Chris Craft models built during the 70s and
I have built this boat for two reasons. No 1 is after a move to retire in Chiangmai, Thailand I found that I had a lot of spare time. No 2 is that I wanted
Right after finishing up my previous vessel Berrinche, I embarked in this project in preparation to this boating season. I love old Bertram yachts and
This Sterling models 1955 Chris Craft Corvette was inspired by the time period it was made. A time when it felt good to be an American and the dream of
I am building my first model boat and have gone for Billing Boats' Will Everard Sailing Barge Kit. I have set out the keel and frames on the first half
I am in the process of building a model of our local ferry boat. It will be powered by a 26cc petrol/gas engine, but I can't find any gearboxes for that
Looking for a giant pt boat plan? Look no further. Here is a simplified Elco 80-footer big enough for good-size gas engines.
PT boat plans for the famous PT 109 offered in 1:32, 1:24 and 1:16 scale - buy and download a relatively easy-to-build semi scale blueprint of an Elco 80-footer.
Model Boat Plans ready to download for instant access. No wait for the mail to arrive.
How to make a simple rudder linkage that meets the steering requirements of almost all casual RC boat models
The RC Boat Hull will have a keel strip, rub and spray rails installed.