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Old Jan 28, 2013, 09:13 PM
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This is great. I wondered hat had happened to this build. Looking good.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 12:39 AM
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Greetings.

Could you please describe what you used for lagging/insulation on your fabricated Steam Pipes?

Thank you.

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Old Jan 29, 2013, 05:41 AM
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Thanks guys!
Tug I just used cotton string and wrapped it around the solid brass wire.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 09:59 AM
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Great work Jeff !

Isnt the detail on the Mountfleet hulls great, all the rivets and seams...

If you weather this one like the PBR it will be #1 !
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 03:43 PM
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Thanks Tim, you know me of course it will be weathered.

Yes they do a very nice job with the fiberglass.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 06:05 PM
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That looks great!!!
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 10:14 PM
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Thanks Harry, how you been doing?

Got some more done over the weekend. Its starting to look like a tug!
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 02:05 AM
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Just thought I would say that... LoL
Looks great Jeff.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:20 AM
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Great! Thanks for asking. Work has slooowed down big time so I'm doing what I love to do. Building models!!!
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:29 PM
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Thanks Umi!
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 08:34 PM
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Hello!!!!
Could you tell us what are you using for weathering the wood

Best regards
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 05:16 AM
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 05:46 AM
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Hello!!!!
Could you tell us what are you using for weathering the wood

Best regards
Its just stained with wood stain in these pictures, but sometimes I will sand over it to get bare wood on the edges or you can't stain it with water down black ink to get the old teak wood look.
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