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Posted by pick013 | Dec 11, 2017 @ 06:10 PM | 1,857 Views
Successful float test of the fire boat today....still a lot to do on it before it's finished...
Posted by pick013 | Oct 26, 2017 @ 09:34 PM | 1,900 Views
Just to update on my status. Wife of 40 years decided that I didn't care for her, never did care for her and she went on a campaign of hate and harassment. Finally said she wanted a divorce so I've moved out of the house that I just bought for her and my sons. Spent a lot of money on the house for her, but I guess that means I don't care for her. Oh well. Moved to Shawnee, Kansas about 3 years ago which is near where I grew up. It's good to be back "home". I've kept busy with working on my model railroading stuff and just recently got a Midwest Products Fire boat kit at a model railroad show. It was new in box with extras...motor, pump for the fire monitors, engine sound generator, and the correct Midwest Products running gear. Not bad for $50. I also got into 3D printing and have printed out some parts for the boat. Although I'm missing female companionship it's not that bad living by myself. I took up playing my trumpet again after a 30 year hiatus....joined a community concert band and their jazz ensemble. Having a lot of fun with that....Continue Reading
Posted by pick013 | Apr 28, 2012 @ 10:01 AM | 2,946 Views
Here is the scanned instruction drawing for the Dumas Tuna Clipper skiff....
Posted by pick013 | Apr 18, 2012 @ 05:48 PM | 3,314 Views
Well, I am now a New Yorker....we moved last week from Oklahoma to Cortlandt Manor, NY. Boats and my one glider made the move without incurring any damage at all....it's nice to be here.