Thread Tools
Jul 19, 2008, 08:31 PM
Where's Pamela?
patmat2350's Avatar
Thread OP
Discussion

LBHD Fireboats 1 & 2


OK, tell me I don't HAVE to build this! The Long Beach Harbor Dept No.1 and No.2 fireboats- built low for getting under piers. And cute!

Already found the plans from a 1959 Model Airplane News through Uncle Willie... drawn by none other than Walter Musciano.

Then got some info from a Long Beach historian... incredible pix! And a card showing that these were purchased in 1954 from Fellows & Stewart Shipyard there in the Long Beach harbor... 58' steel hull, twin Jimmies, 4500 GPM.

And I hear a rumor that the Fellows & Stewart archives are at the LA Maritime Museum... hmmm...
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jul 19, 2008, 10:02 PM
USA'd ex Brit
toesup's Avatar
I have seen the current Long Beach fire boat..

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=707174

But the pics of No 1 and No 2 are wonderfull Pat..

I vote: You build it..
Jul 19, 2008, 10:34 PM
Registered User
Uh, Pat, I'm, uh sorry to have to tell you this but, uh, you have to build one!

Jul 20, 2008, 12:54 PM
Old wreck in Milwaukee
Prins Willem's Avatar
Great reference material for somebody to dress up an old Midwest fireboat.
Jul 20, 2008, 03:04 PM
Grumpa Tom
Kmot's Avatar
Is it started yet?
Jul 20, 2008, 04:59 PM
Sea Dragon-Lover
Umi_Ryuzuki's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kmot
Is it started yet?

Are they done yet?
Jul 20, 2008, 05:39 PM
FROM THE MIND OF A MADMAN
gpzy's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Umi_Ryuzuki
Are they done yet?
We need pics!!!
Jul 20, 2008, 06:50 PM
Where's Pamela?
patmat2350's Avatar
Thread OP
Yikes! Not even done researching yet...
Jul 20, 2008, 07:43 PM
RC is great fun!
sleb's Avatar
Pat,
I agree with everyone else, you have to build them. Can't wait to see them on the water.
Steve
Jul 20, 2008, 09:04 PM
FROM THE MIND OF A MADMAN
gpzy's Avatar
One and two look good. Is this number 4 ?
And what about the one in drydock in San Pedro ?
Last edited by gpzy; Jul 20, 2008 at 09:10 PM.
Jul 20, 2008, 09:17 PM
Its only a model.
Tregurtha1013's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by patmat2350
Yikes! Not even done researching yet...
You can build like the navy does at Marinette Marine..... build it as the plans come off the drawing board. That way you can go back later and rip stuff apart multiple times to accomodate design changes.
Jul 20, 2008, 09:19 PM
Where's Pamela?
patmat2350's Avatar
Thread OP
The guys riding on No. 2 above are saying "I think we're gonna need a bigger boat..."
Jul 20, 2008, 09:27 PM
USA'd ex Brit
toesup's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by gpzy
Is this number 4 ?
And what about the one in drydock in San Pedro ?
Those are the Los Angeles fireboats gpzy.. not the Long Beach fireboats.
Jul 20, 2008, 09:48 PM
FROM THE MIND OF A MADMAN
gpzy's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by toesup
Those are the Los Angeles fireboats gpzy.. not the Long Beach fireboats.
right you are my bad

Manny
Jul 21, 2008, 10:22 AM
Registered User
charlie eaton's Avatar
Build It,build It,build It,build It,build It,build It!!!!!!!! Heeheehee


Quick Reply
Message:

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
R/C Pilot Update Version 1.2 Causing Blurry Background Cook Power Systems 0 Aug 05, 2001 05:36 PM
Yay! Going flying after 3 1/2 months! Ben C Electric Plane Talk 3 Jun 09, 2001 02:01 AM
video Klemm 25, scale 1:2, 6.9mtrs, 10 minutes flight Ron van Sommeren Scale Kit/Scratch Built 1 May 30, 2001 05:39 PM
Profili 1.2 Aerofoil Plotting Program keven64 Power Systems 2 May 24, 2001 12:01 AM
Klemm 25, scale 1:2, wingspan 6.9m, 10 minutes Ron van Sommeren Scale Kit/Scratch Built 2 May 23, 2001 10:36 AM