Links & Suppliers

G&DMBC – Collection of useful links

Model Building Links:
Alexander Engel Best known for ENGEL Submarines.


Manufacturer of scale model ship semi-kits
JoTika Scale & Power Model Boats & Accessories.
Macs Mouldings Supplier of Scale Model Accessories.
Marten, Howes & Baylis High quality kits for scale steam launches.
Mobile Marine Models Manufactures of Scale Model Tug Boats, Electric motors & Accessories.
Mountfleet Models Manufactures of nostalgic  Scale Model Boats .
Orion Molding’s A selection of fiberglass model boat hulls from Steamer’s to Fishing boats.
Speedline Models Ltd Best known for its range of model lifeboat kits.
Waverley Models (UK) Scale Model boats, fittings, crew figures, and other boat equipment
Hobby Shops and Supplies:
Cornwall Model Boats Large selection of model boat  kits,  model boat fittings, spares, tools etc
Component-Shop Batteries, Chargers, Leads ,Connectors, LED’s etc.
CuP Alloys Ltd Silver Solder and Brazing Material Specialists
Electronize Quality speed controllers and other Electronics.
 BA Bolts
17 Bournside Road
GL51 3AL
United Kingdom
Tel 01242 706155
Nuts and Bolts, very good service
 Eileens Emporium at Highnam nr Gloucester.
Lots of useful bits and pieces
Lead Shot Ballast Lead Sheet, Shot and Pellets for all ballast applications
Mtroniks Waterproof speed controllers from 10A to 40A.
Model fixings Threaded fixings such as cap screws and machine screws, to woodscrews.
Modelboatbits Nice high quality Model Boat components & Water – Jet Cutting service.
Micron Radio Control Source for R/C electronics including Spektrum radio equipment.
Mikes Models West Midlands based Model Shop.
Minimum World Wide choice of dolls house furniture and Lighting
Prop Shop Propellers Good source of metal Propellers.
SHG Models Sell only on EBay
Sitek Propellers High-quality scale brass propellers, propeller shafts etc
Spektrum 2.4Ghz Radios Spektrum radios the NEW Era of Radio Control.
Tower Hobbies A great USA based  supplier of all things R/C related.
Club’s and Society’s:
Cheltenham Society of Model Engineers All things steam train and engine related.
Solent Radio Control Model Boat Club A lovely site with lots of useful advice and photos.
Sub Committee All things submarine.
Information on Gloucester Docks Website being re-done
National Waterways Museum Based within the historic docks of Gloucester.
Gloucester City Council Via the council web site for Gloucester.
RNLI Rescue at sea.
Weather Forecast:
BBC Weather BBC Weather Forecast for the Gloucester and Over area
The Met Office Weather forecast for the Gloucester area.
Club Charities:
Hereford & Gloucester Canal Trust Restoration trust website for one of our sailing venues.
Knowledge Base:
Battery University Practical battery information to battery users.
Motion Co Chain and Gear Drives
Radio Controlled Boat


If you have a useful link and would like to share it or you find a broken link please contact David Exell

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