Please login using your username and password to use the forum.

If you do not have an account please register to participate, it’s free!

A Forum For Modelers By Modelers.
HomeHome  PortalPortal  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

Share | 

 Small RNLI Severn refit

Go down 
Forum Sponsor
Forum Sponsor

Posts : 419
Join date : 2011-06-11
Age : 67
Location : West Yorkshire

PostSubject: Small RNLI Severn refit   Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:18 pm

I was asked to refit one of the small scale RNLI models of the Severn class with a limited time available for completion!

This was to be a static display model so the complication of r/c was removed from the equation!

The starting point was one of several models of this type I have aquired over time.

The whole thing was taken apart and all the fittings removed. The numbers and decorations were also removed. There followed a full repaint in the current colour scheme of black anti foul and galvanised painted fittings. Parts were replaced as needed to improve the look of the model, e.g. a new mast structure, and extra details were added. When all had been re-assembled the result is shown below.

The boat was also fixed onto a display stand, based on the current practice at Poole for boats on the hardstanding out of the water.

Back to top Go down
Small RNLI Severn refit
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum :: Modelling Categories :: Lifeboats-
Jump to: