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Old Jan 06, 2009, 08:12 AM
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Tough one...either way looks great.


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Old Jan 06, 2009, 08:25 AM
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Go with the Jersey Citty look!
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Old Jan 06, 2009, 11:58 AM
If you cant find it Build it!
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getting that doll house look!! 73.3 KB Views: 33


Nothing wrong with that Harry!
Looking great!
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Old Jan 06, 2009, 05:59 PM
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HARRY- Great build. I really like the details you are adding , including a wheel house that I know will turn out spectacular. You should have no problems with power with that motor- gear box set. It should draw little amperage and give you more torque than you could ever use.
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Old Jan 08, 2009, 04:59 PM
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Pilot house windows

These took awhile....

I made up the replacement window frames and got a quick coat of primer on. Going to need some filler but I'm happy how they came out. I made up a pattern for all the widows which will make making up the "glass" that much easier. More to come, Harry
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Old Jan 08, 2009, 05:27 PM
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Looks awesome.


No rivet counters here...
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Old Jan 09, 2009, 12:08 AM
What is this a center for ants
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Looks perfect to me.
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Old Jan 09, 2009, 10:51 PM
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H. Lauer, I am finally getting around to finishing my tug hull #490. I have changed a few things to make appear more modern but still it's a Douglas Greg.
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 02:58 AM
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Very clean build. The inside of you tug looks better than the outside of most of my ships. A sponge to catch lube and is that carpet lining the hull?
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 04:08 AM
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something to strive for...

Ken,

You really did a super job on your tug. I like the color scheme/changes. How long have you been working on it? It has been a fun build for me so far, something a little different. You will have to show some pics of it on the water when you can. Thanks for sharing! Harry
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 09:35 AM
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H. Lauer, I am finally getting around to finishing my tug hull #490. I have changed a few things to make appear more modern but still it's a Douglas Greg.
Beautiful job!
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 03:36 PM
"Damn The Torpedoes...."
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Thanks for the comments, I like to paint the inside with flex-stone paint, it looks nice and gives a finished look (also hides imperfections). The sponge is something I picked up from my sailboat days and works great in my PT boats too.
I bought the tug in November of 2000 from Dwight but stopped working on it in 2001. I have been re-inspired by all of you to finish the boat and get it on the water.

My Grandfather had built a live steam verson back in 1976 and thought you might like to see some photos. (His was the Rebel so I just had to build the Yankee) The "S" on the stack is for his last name Sharpe.
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 03:50 PM
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Sweet tugs!
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 04:58 PM
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Love the #490!! Clean and meticulously done.

**Looks at his own work....And kicks the cat........Again.**
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Old Jan 10, 2009, 06:55 PM
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Avidjeepr Thanks, and Pops52 I'm still laughing, that's funny!
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