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Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:01 PM
Grumpa Tom
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I believe it was made from one of the casting kits that used to be available to model engineers. The unique thing about this particular engine is the clear Lucite valve cover.
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 07:44 PM
made of fire and pop rocks
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Ah.. so not COMPLETY hand made, but still, the attention to detail is amazing.

y'know, if yer going to go to the trouble of machining out a engine for the thing, why not an inlaid sundial patterned floor?
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 09:11 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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More great pictures, Thank You.

I saw that CC at a Cabin fever show in Visalia, Ca.
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 01:59 AM
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I have just acquired another Motor Lifeboat...

BUT another is going to be for sale soon to a local...
who could be you if youre interested.
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:20 AM
Spreckels Lake, GGP, SF, CA
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Love this shot by mikgin!!

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:30 AM
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hurry... more pictures...
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:44 AM
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Old Tribe Fan posted some over in Scale Boats.... I asked him to repost his pictures to this thread
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 09:52 AM
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And a short WBOP video.

Wooden Boats on Parade (0 min 31 sec)
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Old Oct 04, 2012, 05:00 AM
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And one specially for Kevin <Mr.Lego>

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Old Oct 04, 2012, 08:05 AM
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Old Oct 04, 2012, 02:06 PM
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Thx !

Thanks for the first batch !

Glad you got a pic of the Ideal Models Richardson, I did not get pics of it.
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