Clyde Puffer

The Clyde Puffer is a Scottish trawler in 1/24 scale.  It is built from an Orion Mouldings fiberglass hull and major detail parts from Battlecrafts.
She is 39 inches long, has RC proportional rudder and speed control with smoke and lights.
She displaces almost 30 pounds.  A video of her first outing is coming shortly.
 

  • On the water at the WSBA picnic - 2019
    On the water at the WSBA picnic - 2019
  • The Hull from Orion Mouldings
    The Hull from Orion Mouldings
  • Basic deck - stern
    Basic deck - stern
  • Deck midships
    Deck midships
  • Installing the controls
    Installing the controls
  • The boiler house
    The boiler house
  • The bridge - board and plank just like the original
    The bridge - board and plank just like the original
  • Ready for paint and detail
    Ready for paint and detail
  • The "basics" are done
    The "basics" are done
  • The main hatch
    The main hatch
  • Building the rudder
    Building the rudder
  • Scale size and it works well
    Scale size and it works well
  • Boiler house details being added
    Boiler house details being added
  • Now to add the stern deck over the tiller
    Now to add the stern deck over the tiller
  • Someone is always inspecting the work!
    Someone is always inspecting the work!
  • As completed
    As completed
  • Sails well - smoke from a Harbor Models unit
    Sails well - smoke from a Harbor Models unit
  • Going down wind . . .
    Going down wind . . .