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Old Sep 03, 2012, 01:00 PM
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Hull Markings and Where to Get Scale Sized Decals Custom Made?

Hi everyone.

I was just wondering if anyone can tell me what kind of hull ID numbers would be found on an ocean going fishing boat here in the United States?? Or do they generally just run names?? When I look around at images, I see some with numbers but others with only names.

I've got a Bristol Bay that I want to work on making look more realistic, and hull numbers are something I would like to add on the front port and starboard sides of the boat.

Second, does anyone have a good recommendation for getting some custom decals cut to scale, preferably out of vinyl?? I've checked Ebay, and I know that I can get them there, but was wondering if anyone had a vendor that they knew provided good service??

Thanks!
Jeff
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 01:09 PM
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I do not know about the numbers but you want to get your decals at the link below, people constantly rave about her work.

http://callie-graphics.com/
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 01:12 PM
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Sure US boats have names, and sometimes a 6 (?) digit reg number on the roof.
Scroll this thread for a few pics:
Fishing boats of North America: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1161087


Callie: You must have missed this thread!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1720701
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Awesome, thanks guys.

I HAVE heard of Callie before, but I couldn't for the life of me remember that name!!

Thanks.
Jeff
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 07:33 PM
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One more vote for Callie...

Here is a picture of a model that she did for me and the stripes are a near exact match!

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