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    Valhalla was the first boat I went to the creels...

    Valhalla was the first boat I went to the creels on. Back in about 1957 or 58. A small yawl bought from Tory, Aberdeen. I cannot remember but it was a fair age so may have been sail converted to...
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    The Lossie Heritage Centre may be able to help...

    The Lossie Heritage Centre may be able to help with Argosy.
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    There are six chip shops in my area and not one...

    There are six chip shops in my area and not one can cook decent chips and yet they remain in business. They don't care as and people still come back. I recently bought chips in a small town and...
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    I don't know if this is of any help but there are...

    I don't know if this is of any help but there are photos in Brain Ward's book of Tarbert boats. One shot is of the Silver Birch with her first reg BF 186 and one of her beached for painting. Built...
  5. That is a good story. I have 5 chip shops near...

    That is a good story. I have 5 chip shops near me and not one can produce decent chips. They are terrible. How do they produce bad chips.....because they aren't interested....easy money, and...
  6. Yes good news. I do hope that it means a better...

    Yes good news. I do hope that it means a better Christmas for those looking to get their jobs back. Perhaps things are on the turn. Many will want wish the old teams well.
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    Yes I am much the same and have given up being...

    Yes I am much the same and have given up being able to view the galleries. I will need to get on soon, to check when I resume my models but haven't done anything about it. Also after the site went...
  8. Well said to Davie T. I second what Davie T has...

    Well said to Davie T. I second what Davie T has said. We are so often ruled by self interested academeics of limited value who are self appointed do-gooders without the required worldly...
  9. Thread: French video

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    Une vue agréable de la vie sur un banc de jumeaux. Une montre bien, merci. A enjoyable view of life on a twin rig. A good watch, thanks. (Thanks to Google translate).

    Shoreheid
  10. Thread: TT 55 Utopia

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    Coxain John I quote from ‘Tarbert Fishing...

    Coxain John


    I quote from ‘Tarbert Fishing boats 1925 – 75’ by Brian Ward but have slightly abbreviated as follows.......

    Built Geo Forbes 1948 as INS 239. Moved south to Tarbert in 1972 as...
  11. All good ideas. Perhaps a possible start would...

    All good ideas. Perhaps a possible start would be a reprint of ......the 1978 'The Scottish inshore fishing vessel : design, construction and repair' / by Alexander Noble. It seems possible to now...
  12. Thread: plug making

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    Ian The evening typing of my reply was too...

    Ian

    The evening typing of my reply was too slow and overtaken by a reply from one of the maestros himself. So good luck.

    Correction: The P38 should have read P40 which is the one with fibre...
  13. Thread: plug making

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    plugs

    Ian
    You should look in the model gallery sections where the model maestros show how they do it so well. Bill Wood has clarified somewhere (cannot find the thread) there that he uses blue insulation...
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    It would be great to see these bg models. They...

    It would be great to see these bg models. They sound interesting particularly the 50,s seiner. I suspect you will be asked lots of questions!!!! Look forward to you putting them up on the site.
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    Bodgordon

    I have just taken James Pottingers book, 'Scottish Fishing Boats - A new Look' out of the public library tonight. It is in there on page 62. A Campbeltown 85. Hope this helps.
  16. Thread: Gratitude

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    Gratitude

    Look up Vintage trawlers and fishing boats messages by 'norman' , 'timbers', and '3762 dazzer'. The latter details where boat is now. That must be special.

    Also look at Herring ring netters '...
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    Gratitude

    Dave and Forbes

    I have uploaded a photo from late 50's. Hope you like it. Look on Vintage section. I would be happy to give you a direct version with a higher resolutiion.
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    Lh110 - A 370 - Tt79

    Thank you Off Scotland for your help and interest.

    I have ordered the ref. you gave and will I see it on Monday as it is stored off site. I am in Edinburgh so easy for me to pop along. Please let...
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    Lh110 - A 370 - Tt79

    Thank you Douglas for your help and interest. I am now fired up again.

    Staff were great at Charlotte Square . Will come back if I am stuck.
    Regards.
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    Lh110 - A 370 - Tt79 -

    Hope someone can help me. I am looking for accurate information to help find the official recorded dimensions of the above boat to help me true up draft drawings I have prepared so far and to fill a...
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    It is published by Booksurge, LLC, North Charleston, USA. a self publishiing arm of Amazon in 2005. Some illustrations are a copies of copies and so could be a better quality, however............ref....
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