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Old Apr 15, 2012, 02:06 PM
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ok here we go again finished all my destroyers and start a new project
the tug mustang in a 1/48 scale here some pics of the original
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 02:09 PM
lulu
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here some pics of the original tug
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Don't let my popcorn get stale.
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 03:17 PM
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HEY LULU your just like me get one project done clean up the shop put everthing away sweep it down wait a day or so then pick up a new project.. I knew we had a few things on common.;-)) DON
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 03:19 PM
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O ya it is allways nice to have a tug handy I know it has payed off for us at times If I dont want to walk out into the pond.;-)) DON
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 12:46 AM
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Yup we have the 3 ft amsterdam tug . That one belongs to Diane is all most half as big as she is in height. So yup tugs are nice . IT is the only one left from my first fleet. keep us posted on your new build. It should be intresting to watch. DON
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 12:48 AM
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O by the way the LuLu about a year a year ago I did the USCG Iland class mustang patroll boat. so looks like we have or would have the same name of boat or ship If I did not sell it a wile back DON
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 04:47 AM
lulu
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tug mustang

yeah what a suprise get to know i have the same name for a ship as soon all parts arrive and i can get started i surly will keep you informed
i have been on line surgin what kind i wanted there so many to choose and its really hard to make up your mind
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 09:10 AM
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HEY Lulu amercan sizes can you give me an idea how big your tug will be. I dont know YOUR system when it comes to sizes. If not dont worry. but I thought I would ask.
Ya I took one of the large PT 109 kits and did a converstion to the I land class but finely sold it to some one elest. BUT I have pictues that I will share with ya . THE one I did is out of Alaska .
Look up USCG Alaska Iland class cutter you will witch I did .Ya that is neat . IT will be intresting to see you tug. DON
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 06:47 PM
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tug mustang

hi rusty old mate the messures of the tug is something in the region of 43inch long and 9 1/2 inch in the beam so he is nearly as big as my destroyers the tug is just over a ft high hope this gives you some ideas
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Don,.... You are forgetting to use the button, so you don't have to
make multiple posts in a row.

You can find the particulars of the class here.
http://www.tugboats.de/andre_b_article.html

Dutch Courage build
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1045126

Mike's Mustang build from the Model Slipway kit.
http://modeltugforum.com/index.php?topic=1900.0



Look forward to watching your build up lulu.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Are you using a model slipway kit?
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 08:29 PM
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YUP Mlust be old again ;-)) BY the way I now have my carrier on display at the Pearsion Air musume went there by request by the musume Kind of neat .
So what you showed me and told me on how to do things many years ago finely payed off thanks j
see ya at the pond. DON
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 08:36 PM
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Hey Lulu yes that dose help BY the way Umie was one of my menters back in the stone age .:-))
I learn alot from her and as you can see she still keeps my but out of trouble .
She is good people and she knows what she is talking about.
I still turn to her once in a wile. YOUR tug sound like our Amsterdam I will get a couple of pictures up soon thank you LULU . Don your Rustbucket.
Or Rusty I go by both now. Got drafted into that name about a year .
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 12:32 PM
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The Mustang is just a little different than your Amsterdam tug.

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