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PostSubject: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySat Dec 24, 2011 8:19 pm

all done let me no what you think

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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySat Dec 24, 2011 8:58 pm

It looks right to me. Lets see some more photos of her please Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySat Dec 24, 2011 9:08 pm

Looks good to me Andy, is it a kit or scratch built.

Alan
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySat Dec 24, 2011 9:35 pm

Alan this started about 20yrs ago as a billings polor but my ex had a dislike to it and only the hull survived , so i extended the keel added a bulbus bow and new wheelhouse and everything else you see

more pic's as asked for barry

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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySun Dec 25, 2011 6:02 pm

brilliant, andy.......I so love the dutch beamers.........so much grace and yet business like ships.

they always caused a stir when they sailed into fleetwood in the 60's and 70's.so different to what we were used to.

you've done a great job.

neil


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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySun Dec 25, 2011 6:34 pm

thanks for the kind words guys and from such an acclaimed builder like neil they do mean alot to me thanks again
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyMon Dec 26, 2011 12:43 am

Great work Andy it looks fantastic. Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyMon Dec 26, 2011 3:04 pm

I'm blown away by the standard of your work mate.She is simply stunning!!Shocked Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyMon Dec 26, 2011 4:43 pm

The extra photos simply confirm what I thought. A great model... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyTue Dec 27, 2011 12:39 pm

Absolutely great work and the detail is superb. So much typical fishing boat clutter and netting. Gives a real boat feel to it.
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyWed Dec 28, 2011 4:23 pm

Absolutley treeeeemendous Andy and may I say how good it is to see you posting on here again matey I trust Christmas went well in your household.
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySat Dec 31, 2011 9:57 am

Really nice Andy - the rigging and nets give it that professional look


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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptySun Jan 01, 2012 11:09 pm

pugwash wrote:
Really nice Andy - the rigging and nets give it that professional look


Geoff

As above the chain matting finishes this of along with the dollies on the codend, also these eurocutters look beautiful,and the wheelhouses just look built for speed
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyTue Jan 03, 2012 4:22 am

What I like best about your build is your decision to extend the keel and add the bulbus bow, for me that change makes it look so good and it even accentuates that jaunty angle on the wheelhouse.The whole model seems like it wants to leap forward. For my money it's a real winner.cheers
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyMon Mar 19, 2012 9:25 am

Only just noticed this build - it's an age thing!Laughing So different to what I've seen, a lovely model, think it's great.

Regards, Tony.
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PostSubject: re:- beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyFri May 25, 2012 10:39 am

i,ve just joined the website clicked onto trawlers and saw a beautiful beam trawler......she looks superb and a credit to you ....i like building old fleetwood trawlers from scratch and i am just finishing the navena fd 172 all the best ...trawlerman Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyFri May 25, 2012 10:58 am

How about a beamer for your next build, Trawlerman.........that would be a nice addition to Fleetwood lake......not many seen down there.........think I have plans for one somewhere.

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PostSubject: Re: beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyFri May 25, 2012 6:39 pm

thankyou for the kind words trawlerman and if you fancy building a beamer and need some plans give me a shout as i have some if you'd like to borrow them
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PostSubject: re:- beam trawler   beam trawler EmptyFri May 25, 2012 8:28 pm

thanks for the offer much appreciated......i am on the last lap with my build of the navena, so my next build is back to a 1930,s steam trawler, they have so much character......nice to hear from you .....rod {trawlerman}Very Happy Very Happy
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