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First time scratchbuilding
Build a Springer!!!

And for those in need of serious inspiration,
2010 IOS/OSV Society Meet in GŁtersloh, Germany


Find a Model Boat Club Near you...
Make a new listing if you know one.
Map Started by Modelboat Mayhem

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Algie Crook his build and lasting tribute to RCgroups and its Members.

DSV Seawell
Drives Drives Drives...

He will be greatly missed...

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Selected work by Pat Tritle

Father Goose - "Vrolijkheid", or "Catherine"

Plans for Pat's designs.

Latina Santa Maria

Latina Helen

Not a "Hellen" Anymore

Dumas 19' Racing Runabout

SS Minnow

Dumas Akula Class Submarine Build

CSS Hunley

Dumas "Jersey City"

Fiberglass For Mahogany Hulls -- How To

Dumas Typhoon, Kit Review

Legend Model Boats "Thunderbolt"

Legend Model boats "Cavalier"

The Warden Johnston, Alcatraz transport, modded from dumas tug.

Dumas U.S. Coast Guard 44' Lifeboat, Build up and Review

Dumas 1941 Chris-Craft Hydro

Dive Boat Wendigo - Scratch built (laser cut)

Chris-Dumas - Craft 27' Tripple CP Barrel Back

The Orca
Plans by Pat Tritle
By Catfish- First time scratch builder and Pat's Plans
As built by a Portland Modeler - Stern - - Bow
Pat Tritles buildup.

Buzzltyr builds Pat Tritles Marina

Ed Lokken builds Pat Tritle's Chloe

TFBowen builds Pat Tritles Yoda's Ark


An all aluminium Elco PT boat

Vac U Tug Review and detailing.
Vac U Tug Review
DanL details a Vac U Tug
rmdesignworks Mods a Vac U tug

Atlantic Harbor tug reviews opinions and mods...

ST-FTG class tug
Small Tug - For The Girl

Dumas Chris Craft utility

Parat Voith-Schneider tug construction
- Parat Build up and Real boat References in German

Smit Rotterdam
It's Finished!!!

WiltP, DanL, Dan.Lord and Jmarc
Calypso Billing Boats

Demonstrates the ease of a 1st time scratch build
And A How to make your own propeller tutorial.
RG does it Second time with some cost info.

Another First time scratch build.
Riva Aquamara

Scratch built Korean Turtle Ship

A recent first time scratch build.
River Tow tug
And pick013
Shelly Foss build ups

Mitch Landry
First time scratch build.
Tow boat

Scratch built Dearborn tug..
Scratch built YTL - 710 Tug
Foundation Franklin
Another Envoy Tug build
Baywatch Lifeguard Boat

Panair XX-P Seaplane Tender 3d Printed model boat

Dumas, George W. Washburn
Hobbico, Bristol Bay refit
Tian Jie 1:144 Yamato
All the in's and out's of building this kit proper.
Be sure to check out the magazine article...

Ye old Geocities webpages by PatMat

Leen Boers
Maersk Master, a masterful build.
Rebuiding the Controllable Pitch Propeller for the Maersk Master...

Peter S.
Abielle Bourbon, Salvage ship
Ulstein Xbow AHST, 1:50 scale

USNS Sioux (T-ATF-171), 1/48 scratchbuild

Angels Gate tug build up.
Aerokits Sea Hornet
A Modern Harbor Tug
Bait Boat scratch build

Winter's Project Hartman Tug


Los Angeles Fire boat #2 Scratchbuild, Voith Schneider
SDM Tug boat model - Scratchbuild
Springer summation

JonNFL's Fire boat build

Control Setup for VS drives

Torpedo stern Lobster boat.

Dumas USCG 41' UTB

"Tug Lover", Ropanach and Englandpils
Build up the Model Slipways Envoy Salvage Tug

Jim Wilder tug
Tiger Sun - small kit by Gary King

Ghost 2501
Builds ups the Graupner Sydney Star April 2006

Billings Banckert

Scratch built Cardboard Ocean Liners
RCS Olympic - Cardboard build up
Musashi Japanese Battleship
R/C Mauretania - Carton to ship model in three weeks.

Tugboat Andy's
Cardboard Mud puddle boat

Midwest 47 foot Coast Guard MLB - ARF assembly and customization.
Equipage- Venice 90
Rebuild of a Kyosho Harbor Star
Project "X" - A sheetboat killer...
Elliot Bay Steam launch
Rebuilding a Dumas Primetime Yacht.
Bristo Bay Trawler converted to a day Launch.

Dumas Trojan F-31

Barge build ups.
Ropanach's universal barge and modular tops.
Massey builds a barge of his own.
Just a simple barge
General barge FAQ
Brook's Cheap fun barges
Toesup proposes and builds a salvage barge.

Olscuzbut Logging barge build

Very large Freighter by Yacht Boy


Started as a barge, and became a full blown rc ship.
1/48 11' bulk cargo ship build

A quickie build up,... Invader tug
Mantua models - RMS Titanic
Marie Felling from caldercraft
Envoy Salvage Tug
Scratch built tug boat, and prize winner...
Bangarth tug
Hartman tug
Lil Toot
Model Slipway Aziz

Hookpilot, Mike J.
1/32 Scale W.T. Preston Sternwheeler Build

Tito Neri by Graupner
Massey and others build and review the kit

Dumas, Myrtle Corey

Custom launch Douanes

Tian Jie S-100 Schnell boat.
1930 Dodge 21'6" Split Cockpit Runabout

Ed Crowell
Lord Nelson Victory Tug

Lord Nelson 1/8 scale (56") Victory Tug
1:8 scale, Maritime 34', 51" LOA, 20" beam

Dauntless build up

Wallypower 118

785boats, Paul,
Confederate Blockade Runner

Fleetscale HMS Hood

Popular Science Hydrofoil air boat....

47 Motor Life Boat
by Knotaddicted
47 MLB
Also by LClark

Vince HoffmanDumas 44 foot motor life boat.

Charlie Eaton
Cape Islander

Ed Crowell
Lord Nelson Victory tug

Lord Nelson 1/8 scale (56") Victory Tug

[ Bankert

Building a boat to display an antique outboard motor.

Damen Axe Bow patrol boat

Model Slipways Wyeforce tug

USS Canonicus Monitor Build

Builds up a Dufrense for Avidjeeper

MarkV Special Operation Craft
Micro Mahogany runabout... It's tiny!!

Bigdog jet drive push boat.

Sailboat build up

Three V-32 Sailboats 2006

V-32 Sailboats 2006

foamy footy...

Vernon Hunt
Building a 10 Rater from scratch

Warren Jones
Scratch built Revenue Cutter

Tall ships putting to sea.
Follow Several builds of the Steel, Chapman & Hutchinson Ltd tall
Ships as they are built and put to sea.

Plastic kit conversion

Tony Oliver
Revell North Sea trawler

Steve Durrant
Queen Mary 2 1:400 scale R/C conversion

Lindberg Fletcher
Lindberg Fletcher again

Lindberg Fletcher

Lindberg Tug

Pat Tritle
Imex Bahrain conversion
A Gentlemen's Runabout - PT 109 conversion to Mahogany Runabout
LCVP in 1:35 scale from Italeri
Lindberg - Tuna Clipper
Imex - Tampa/Toyama Freighter

Revell Finnjet

Imex Toyama

Tug Jr. - Lindberg tug boat conversion.

[url=]IMEX 1:450 M.S.Trinidad cargoliner[/ur]

Conversion of the RNLI Severn toy to Proper RC

Matthew's Model Marine.

Texaco Tanker

Patmat Discusses Gear Drives


Accessories and Other Helpful Info

Making Smoke

JJC mkII smoke Generator- uses only water to produce a cold steam
Out of production...

CGbob, and others help out on Navigation Lighting
Nav light redux...
LED lighting
Lighting online...

Servo as speed controls and Drive motor Mod
Marine Historical Society-Art of the Model builder Series
Step by Step with Patmat

What is a Stuffing Tube?
Questions and Answers on how to build a Stuffing tube.
Or, how to get the propeller shaft out of the boat.
Also check out Towboat Joes webpage

Great DIYs by Ken NJ

Build your own Kort nozzles.

Water cooling a Motor by Kmot

How to build a rudder and steering arm

A simple servo switch
Momentary, (or click on click off), switches mounted to servos

Another look for FWD/REV

Electronic Switch Options.

Voltage Regulators

Always on Proportional bilge pump Circuit

Photo Etching your own parts

Building and soldering Ship Rails.
By Metatron

The quick and dirty on hull construction.
How to plank the curve into the keel..Excellent example by Norgale(pete).
Excellent hull build up by Bluebird.( May need to register on the board to view pictures.)

Superstructure Framing and Cutting Windows

Quickie how to: Soldering Railings.

Build Windshield Wipers...

Millertime builds up rotating Fire Monitors

Model ship rescue
Retreivel Boat?
using a tugboat as retreaval
Amazing Boat Lift
Boogie Board RC boat rescue

Sinking model boats
Measures to save equipment.

Water activated Switch - bilge pump

Launching your Model boat
Kmot's Boat launching rig - Build up

Sound For your Boat

Tugboat bumpers and fenders.

Motor numbers...
What do they mean???

Boat support boxes at the pond.

Transport boxes and ship stands.

Brass Bollard build tutorial

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Railroad Scale Reference Chart
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The old "Lets See your Boats" thread

And the latest one. "Your Fleet"

Typically I wait till the model hits the water in some fashion.
If we are missing a good thread, let us know.
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