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Old Aug 30, 2010, 10:37 PM
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Cool looking tow set up

anyone know what the bottom of this tug looks like

Dynamic Oval Towing Demonstration (2 min 35 sec)
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Old Aug 30, 2010, 11:41 PM
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anyone know what the bottom of this tug looks like
The Macduff Shipyard site says it's a twin screw running in 1300mm korts...

But no pics or drawings..
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Old Aug 30, 2010, 11:42 PM
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interesting little boat be a bit of a challenge to make it to scale though (the ring has to be able to take a strain).
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Old Aug 31, 2010, 12:01 AM
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Here are drawings of the original proposal, the Carrousel Tug.

http://www.marinelog.com/IMAGESMMVI/carouselgabig.jpg

There is this old thread from 2005....
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=346344

This is "Poll's " model of the original Proof of Concept platform.
http://modeltugforum.com/index.php?topic=1233.0

The dynamic oval is a variation on the concept..
http://www.mampaey.com/towing/dynami...roduction.html
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http://mampaey.com/images/UGIE-RUNNER-14.jpg

Here's a "manned" model for you...
Dynamic Oval Towing System (4 min 27 sec)
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/calzer/...n/photostream/

http://uglyships.files.wordpress.com...12/dee13ga.jpg

Basically the 13m Forth with a dynamic oval installed...
http://www.macduffshipdesign.com/tugs/13m_Forth.htm

http://www.macduffshipdesign.com/tugs/13m.htm



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Old Aug 31, 2010, 05:03 PM
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More interesting to me is that it looked like Eurodam was in the background towards the end of the video.

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