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Old Dec 03, 2012, 01:03 PM
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1:1 scale is fun!
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Missing Tomboy

Hello all,
The Tomboy pictured below was built about 8 years ago. I never finished it or mounted an engine. I sold it on eBay in late 2004 or early 2005 due to a relocation across the country. I always wondered if the buyer ever got it sorted out to fly.
Have you seen my old Tomboy?
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 08:46 PM
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Havin FUN
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Sniff......

Hope you find it !
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 08:58 PM
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I am absolutely sure I seen that model fly over the river here in Caledonia, Canada.
You must have built her right!!!

Bill
ps. I'll keep an eye out
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 08:58 PM
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Who was Hilda Baker??
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 11:30 PM
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Hilda was the wife of David Baker. David was the moving force with SAM in England for many years. I was in the USAF stationed in England in the early 1990's. The SAM 1066 meetings were at David's house. Hilda made food for these as I recall. They were wonderful people and I imagine they are missed very much by the modeling community over there. I got to meet Vic Smeed at David's and several other old-timer notables. I think they did a Tomboy postal after Hilda passed away. I built this for it but never finished it before my move. I need to build another!
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 07:07 PM
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There's that nostalgia kicking in again.... know the feeling.. lol
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 09:35 PM
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Thanks for the info, nice someone wanted to memorialize her.
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 08:03 AM
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So I'M meant to be in control?
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Thanks for straightening that out for me - That makes sense, compared to the fact that I was getting confused with the other Hilda Baker!

UK readers will understand
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 09:00 AM
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Thanks for straightening that out for me - That makes sense, compared to the fact that I was getting confused with the other Hilda Baker!

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Different spelling Colonel; THAT one was Hylda Baker. "She knows, you know!"

Non-Brits are now TOTALLY confused!
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I must get a little hand for this watch.
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