Sunday, 20 November 2011

Models ... but boats !

Its been a while since I did any model making, and even longer since I posted anything on this blog. I have been blogging in other forms. Just not here !

After a long summer and lots of Hospital visiting my mum passed away in October. This has resulted in my Dad and I spending more time together. It seemed a natural thing to find a way to share our mutual interest in model making. To that end I have taken a few tentative steps back into the shed and more tentative steps into the world of R/C model boats.

To start I have taken on responsibility for one of the beautiful 1:50 scale boats he has made. in order to add a little personality of my own to it, I have been working on a new payload... A shipment of Railway stock !








I am now a member of the Etherow Model Boat Club and we have spent the last few Saturdays together sailing. The other boat in the video is the one he chose to sail for the day, again built by him




2 comments:

Duckie. said...

Nice pictures John

Phil Parker said...

Nice boats. Nothing wrong with a foot in both camps, even if that foot has to be a wellie sometimes !

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