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Model Boats Magazine Winter Special 2014 Back Issue

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Build your ideal model boat and improve your skills with Model Boats magazine – the ultimate guide for all boat modelling enthusiasts! Model Boats magazine focuses on radio-controlled warships as well as state galleons, yachts, lifeboats, petrol-powered, cruise ships and more, offering you an extensive range of new project challenges every month.

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Inspire your next great design and boat modelling project with regular features on in-depth building plans, painting tips and tricks, new kit releases, the latest news from the model boat community and so much more.  

Celebrate your passion for scale modelling and radio-controlled boats and master the craft today with a digital subscription to Model Boats. Get your magazine delivered directly to your device every month! 

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Single Digital Back Issue Winter Special 2014
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Model Boats  |  Winter Special 2014  

This Special Edition of Model Boats includes a comprehensive Plan Feature for a US Coast Guard Picket Boat by John Parker and two other major articles, one about radio control by Dave Milbourn and one for everything you need to know about getting started in steam written by Richard Simpson. Both of these contributors are passionate about their hobby and experts in their respective fields. In addition, Glynn Guest has a thoughtful piece about using basic mathematics when designing models and determining 'will it ' or will it not'! .. read more Dave Wooley is an acknowledged expert model maker as well as being enthusiastic about warships, their models and everything to do with them, and he has supplied a short article on airbrushing and what you need to know to get started. This form of painting is widely used in all model making disciplines and it is a skill well worth having. The 1:12 scale Feature Plan, obtainable from MyHobbyStore for the 38 foot US Coast Guard Picket Boat is as always, CAD prepared by John Parker and it is to the same high standard as his previous models and plans in this magazine. His supporting article describing its construction sequence makes this a really attractive project for model boat builders of all skill levels. The Model Boat Convention 2014 at Haydock Park welcomed back the Russian modellers who did so well at the recent Naviga World Championships. They brought along their models and not unsurprisingly, did rather well in the competition! Colin Bishop went to the bi-annual Model Shipwright Society Exhibition in Kent and photographed some of the remarkable models on display. So these two reports show the top class models being built world-wide.
I hope in this Special 100 Page Special issue that there is something for everyone who has a passion for radio control scale model boating and please don't forget to visit our website and participate in its active forum that is managed by Colin Bishop.
Paul Freshney - Editor
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Model Boats is the world’s leading title for radio-controlled model boats and scale modelling enthusiasts. Each issue is packed with a variety of projects, helpful and practical tips and tricks, kit reviews, new releases and everything you need to know about building a model boat from scratch. 

Whether you’re new to the hobby or an experienced modeller, Model Boats caters to all boat modelling enthusiasts who are passionate about broadening their skill sets and perfecting their craft. Get inspired for your next project by a wide variety of radio-controlled boats in every issue such as model and full-size warships, yachts, cruise ships, petrol-powered, wind-powered, state galleons, lifeboats and more.

Ready to start building your ideal model boat? Enjoy step-by-step guides, detailed illustrations and practical advice to help you build your best boat model yet. Subscribe to Model Boats today and get every monthly issue delivered directly to your device.

Expand your scale modelling knowledge and perfect your craft with a Model Boats digital magazine. Subscribe today and get inspired to start your next project! Enjoy:

  • Your go-to destination for all radio-controlled boat modelling advice, tips, tricks, and guides 
  • Improve your skills with practical and useful tips and tricks
  • Building and design plans to inspire your next project
  • Exclusive features on the boats that are sailing our seas
  • The latest kit reviews and news from the boat modelling community
  • Step-by-step guides for building various type of model boats
  • Suitable for all boat modelling enthusiasts at any level!
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Model Boats

Very good interesting read every month. Covers most aspects of model boats. plenty of information on all things R/C boats. Reviewed 17 February 2021

Model Boats

I live in the USA and we have no tradition of model boating here. It is always a pleasure to receive your new issues, they give me many ideas, projects and great joy. Thanks Reviewed 09 February 2021

Model Boats

Excellent magazine Reviewed 27 October 2020

Model Boats

I started reading Model Boats in 1963, the whole scene has changed dramatically in those intervening years and sadly it seems that it is mostly older people who read the mag and keep the hobby alive, I have returned to the hobby after nearly 30 years away, the guidance offered in the magazine is most helpful Reviewed 30 March 2020

Model Boats

What can I say? By far the best modelling magazine ever. I started with Model Maker April 1956! Reviewed 13 February 2020

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