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Seeing Where the Sun Don’t Shine

can’t see inside? ….grab a phone or digital camera… Sometimes you want to see under the deck, inside a bouyancy tank or storage compartment and the problem can be that there is only a small hatch to gain access by. … Continue reading

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Using Cyano-Acrylate

“Why they call Cyano-Acrylate super” Or superglue to everyone else…..cyano has been available to the model aircraft builders for many years and they have been using it to good effect; the beauty of the glue is that it actually uses … Continue reading

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Idiot’s Guide to Varnishing

Varnishing is easy, honest, but I have to admit it took me quite a few years to work out how to do it….easily….and in that time I have got it wrong so many times. These days, people seem impressed with … Continue reading

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Wrapping up/ laying up

I have more classic wooden boats than I should….can’t help it…..just addicted. Unfortunately this means that until I win the pools and buy some big storage, I will have more boats than storage and therefore some of them are going … Continue reading

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Fairey Hull Repairs

Advice on repairing Fairey hot moulded hulls. Continue reading

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Painting a plastic boat

If the boat already has paint on it, you need to find out what that is. Or more correctly whether or not you can paint over it. Try the M.E.K. test, take a rag soaked in Methyl Ethyl Ketone and … Continue reading

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