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Search: Posts Made By: rknibbs
Forum: Model Ships 10th July 2019, 08:30
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By rknibbs
Try led's they come in a wide variety of sizes,...

Try led's they come in a wide variety of sizes, colours, various voltages and various effects flashing, changing colour, can dim .......... and there are various fact sheets on the web explaining how...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th January 2019, 10:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By rknibbs
I was there a couple of time on the Br Corporal,...

I was there a couple of time on the Br Corporal, as well as a couple of trips to RAF Masirah. Similar experience to you by the sound of it.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2018, 09:35
Replies: 25
Views: 2,831
Posted By rknibbs
I thought it was OK as well

I thought it was OK as well
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2017, 14:42
Replies: 103
Views: 16,020
Posted By rknibbs
Many thanks for the copy of the handbook, brings...

Many thanks for the copy of the handbook, brings back so many memories
Forum: Model Ships 31st July 2017, 09:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By rknibbs
I am a great admirer of your models. Can you tell...

I am a great admirer of your models. Can you tell me how you do your graphics? The windows and ports and funnel are perfect. Thanks.
Robert
Forum: The Radio Room 27th May 2017, 09:02
Replies: 36
Views: 2,765
Posted By rknibbs
I once went on board a Russian tanker in the...

I once went on board a Russian tanker in the Gulf. I was not allowed to see the radio office but other than that it was very friendly. The RO asked if we had films we would like to swap I said we...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th January 2017, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,434
Posted By rknibbs
I think you are referring to C V Wright who...

I think you are referring to C V Wright who continued to produce paintings of the ship he was on when he sailed as a bosun. He sold these paintings to other crew members. I bought one in 1969 when I...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 25th May 2016, 13:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By rknibbs
Its available on BBC iplayer now.

Its available on BBC iplayer now.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th December 2015, 10:02
Replies: 32
Views: 5,128
Posted By rknibbs
Any requirement for a 1st class certificate was...

Any requirement for a 1st class certificate was at the behest of the shipping company. Naturally companies operating passenger liners would want to give every reassurance to the passengers that they...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th December 2015, 14:56
Replies: 32
Views: 5,128
Posted By rknibbs
I joined BP in the late 60's with a 2nd class PMG...

I joined BP in the late 60's with a 2nd class PMG and radar certificate. There was no requirement to have a 1st class PMG or to return to get one. When I was at college the shipping companies that...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th December 2015, 08:31
Replies: 32
Views: 5,128
Posted By rknibbs
Ships Illustrated BP's Early Large Tankers

I've just read the above magazine special written by Ray Solly and the only problem I have with it is the statement that, "On all BP ships and every other British ship for that matter, every Radio...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th December 2015, 09:53
Replies: 41
Views: 8,083
Posted By rknibbs
I recently visited Sandford Mill when they kindly...

I recently visited Sandford Mill when they kindly opened it on request. I was told by the curator that Sandford Mill is not a museum but merely a storage facility. They are willing to give access...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th July 2015, 17:32
Replies: 38
Views: 7,576
Posted By rknibbs
Yes, would like to see that too.

Yes, would like to see that too.
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2015, 13:09
Replies: 63
Views: 15,395
Posted By rknibbs
I'd be interested in a copy of the book.

I'd be interested in a copy of the book.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 1st May 2015, 08:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,138
Posted By rknibbs
We have previously chatted about Norwood Tech but...

We have previously chatted about Norwood Tech but not aware of anybody else joining in.
Forum: BP Shipping 27th April 2015, 16:33
Replies: 42
Views: 12,807
Posted By rknibbs
Is that recruitment film available somewhere,...

Is that recruitment film available somewhere, maybe online? Also, would like to see more images of those recruitment booklets. I seem to remember that there was one with a small picture of the radio...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th March 2015, 09:17
Replies: 46
Views: 7,353
Posted By rknibbs
It works fine if the address is entered into the...

It works fine if the address is entered into the address bar. What I am not sure is why there is a log in box with username and password when apparently there is no registration information? I think...
Forum: BP Shipping 27th January 2015, 08:34
Replies: 28
Views: 7,205
Posted By rknibbs
Wasn't it the case that full crew lists were not...

Wasn't it the case that full crew lists were not shown for Asian crewed vessels?
Forum: Model Ships 5th December 2014, 16:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
Had to look back in my records, it is the City of...

Had to look back in my records, it is the City of Poona.
Forum: Model Ships 5th December 2014, 15:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that I do not...

I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that I do not know which model you refer to ......
Forum: Model Ships 5th December 2014, 11:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
It could easily be an anticlimax but I purposely...

It could easily be an anticlimax but I purposely made it very busy and often change the ships for others in my collection - and as you say I could have other dioramas that I could put in the drawer....
Forum: Model Ships 26th November 2014, 08:37
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
Thanks for the kind comments. The sea is...

Thanks for the kind comments. The sea is plasticine rolled and painted. The buildings are a mix of bought and scratch-built.
Forum: Model Ships 25th November 2014, 17:07
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
Some of the models are hand built but most are...

Some of the models are hand built but most are built. There are lots of suppliers of these models plus of course EBay - just search for model ships 1200 1250. Alternatively if you send me your email...
Forum: Model Ships 25th November 2014, 08:01
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By rknibbs
Diorama

If anybody is interested I have posted some photographs of my diorama on the link below. It is built into an Ikea coffee table and is at a scale of 1:1250....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th November 2014, 15:07
Replies: 18
Views: 3,112
Posted By rknibbs
Cough, cough, Plusnet is owned by BT!!!!! Nobody...

Cough, cough, Plusnet is owned by BT!!!!! Nobody told me .....
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