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Nov 11, 2009, 01:54 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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Nov 11, 2009, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by toesup
I'm looking for inspiration Guy's..

I have 6 openings in the bulwarks for the scuppers and have to make some vertical bar grill's to fit in the holes.

I have tried 1/48th ladders from Plastruct (on their side) and even though they fit, they just don't look right...

I did each bar individually on AG.. and was hoping there is something out there i could use as a substitute...
What would you use?...

I'm looking for something like this, on Crowley Scout...
I used 0.020 wire...
One...
two..
three...
...

Nov 12, 2009, 12:34 PM
3 Blades to the Wind
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I think he'd be better off just making one master and molding copies...
Nov 12, 2009, 12:45 PM
Submarines, etc.
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This is woodybob's excuse to get a cnc attachment for his milling machine. then he can make a couple dozen identical machined stainless steel grates.
Dec 31, 2009, 05:23 PM
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Hey toes,
Anything new to repot? Looks real good so far!
Dec 31, 2009, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by MarcRacer18
Hey toes,
Anything new to repot? Looks real good so far!
Not very much at the moment, the MHT came to a standstill as the TBW was away for most of December on vacation in Europe...

I'm getting re-acquainted with the project though and there will be some reports soon...
Dec 31, 2009, 06:14 PM
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Great! I was just thinking about this project, wondering how it is coming along! Looking forward to an update!
Jan 17, 2010, 02:25 PM
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Need some opinions


Ok...

So after much gnashing of teeth and many failed attempt's (in wood, in ply, in brass) I've come up with this method of making the grating's..

Brass strip, drilled and brass rod soldered in to the strip. The top end of the rods are let in to the bulwark's.
Once the brass strip and the top end's of the rod's are epoxied in to the hull, I'm planning on fairing in the bottom of the bulwarks to match the grating...

Any comments?..
Jan 17, 2010, 02:27 PM
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Nice solution Toes! Looks grate, er, great!
Jan 17, 2010, 03:26 PM
"day ain't over yet-"
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Ahhh, now that's getting fancy---.
Jan 17, 2010, 04:25 PM
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This is the jig i have had to make to hold the pin's while they are soldered.. and the drilled brass strip...

.. and the second one is in.. only 4 more to go..
Jan 17, 2010, 06:00 PM
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Oooooh, In what scales are they available?

Jan 17, 2010, 08:23 PM
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Oooooh, In what scales are they available?
I was going to suggest / ask you that Umi!..
Jan 19, 2010, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by toesup

.. and the second one is in.. only 4 more to go..
Toesup Boat Werks update..

.. and with some epoxy and a little bondo and some careful sanding, i end up with this...
Jan 19, 2010, 08:04 PM
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Toe's:
Well through some paint on that puppy and get it the water
I know, you need electronics, cabin, E.T.C. And a little more time,

Your doing a great job there. As if you didn't have enough to do, are you putting on a working monitor, or did I miss that in a earlier post?


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