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Old Jun 30, 2014, 11:10 PM
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Who's up for a game of my plans are the oldest?

These are out of a 1928 minature boat building book LEITCH. We're talking steam power plants,with complete machinist drawings torch,boiler and powerplant.And one has a spring? motor.I photographed them cause I was afraid to flatten the book enough to scan the.If you can view them full size they look ok,let me know if you can see them.........Who's next? .........Let the game begin


ps; I threw the sail boat in for the slow people......ha..ha
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Old Jul 01, 2014, 01:09 AM
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Still seems to be the oldest, check out this thread from 2010:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1237331
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Old Jul 13, 2014, 08:28 PM
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 12:03 PM
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Philippines historic fishing boat
Called a bangka

Still widely used as a transportation in Philippines
For fishing tourists island hopping






my scale bangka boat
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Old Sep 28, 2014, 10:46 AM
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hart collection MIT

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There are clearly some interesting and neat plans for Boats and ships. Would this be the perfect place to start a collection of these.
I like boats too
Sadly I don't have any plans to post at this stage, but maybe later
I have just sort of hit on something that might be of use to scale builders. The Hart Nautical Collection List, it located in Bldg.# 5 at MIT. There has been thousands of drawings,Lines and General layout drawings. One such area has 270 half hull models of vintage ships. Apparently you can order copies . I am looking for plans for the Johnsons brig Yankee (ex pilot north sea pilot schooner Emden) Roy Eklund
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Old Sep 28, 2014, 04:40 PM
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I have Irwin Johnson's books. He was quite the sailor. Around the world on his Brig Yankee with his family. Many times. I saw a picture of him doing a hand stand on top of a telephone pole too.
I have visited the MIT Hart Nautical museum also for plans. It is awesome.

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