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Nov 05, 2012, 06:15 PM
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As long as your sure what you have UP HERE yool be OK ...
in my case, mehbeh not...
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Nov 06, 2012, 08:59 AM
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Built corvette !


This is unusual, with so many kits out there, we dont see many finished models ~ and Sure not many Corvettes.

This one looks Very clean and recently built, still has the box, leftover wood, plans !

Compared to those two rotten 63 footers that are up for Rediculous prices, this looks like it actually be a useable modle..

Hmmmmmmmm........

Maybe Wifey would liek to but me a little boat model for Xmas !
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Nov 06, 2012, 12:04 PM
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not on e-bay


Anybody know what this is and dont tell me a boat LOL
Nov 06, 2012, 12:20 PM
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Old Indeed ...
Nov 06, 2012, 02:05 PM
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boat


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Nov 06, 2012, 02:19 PM
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I used to have one of those. The Hull was very similar, but the Hull opening was farther back. Also my stern was a little different, obviously set up for a small outboard. I believe these probably built from plans out of a magazine.Tether boat would be my guess to. Mine was constructed with copper brads. Bought it at a going out of business sale at a antique shop for $17 :-) , sold it for grocery money about a year ago for $60, wish I still had it, neat old boat.
Nov 06, 2012, 05:07 PM
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No, probably not a tether boat as it has a 'rudder set' device on the stern (even though she has lost her rudder). Her 'steps' are similar to the designs of competitive speedboats prevalent during the 20's and early 30's. Also, her nailed construction would point to that period as well.

I'd agree with predreadnut that she is probably a home-built freestyle speedboat from plans with mail order fittings.
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Nov 06, 2012, 05:59 PM
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Here's cool little boat ...

"VINTAGE 1950s Double STREAM LINE Motors BATTERY OPERATED MODEL TOY BOAT"

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-1950.../251179101807?
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Nov 07, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Wait a minnit ...

Is that a Sterling Harco 40 kit off to the right in that picture ???
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Nov 07, 2012, 09:40 PM
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Wait a minnit ...

Is that a Sterling Harco 40 kit off to the right in that picture ???
The seller told me that all the kits shown in the pics were previously sold.
Nov 07, 2012, 09:49 PM
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WELL !

That's one lucky swabby what's got them plumbs...

Nov 08, 2012, 10:02 AM
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Here is an RTR Schnellboot.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Italeri-Schn...#ht_342wt_1125

-Rich.
Nov 08, 2012, 10:23 AM
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WOW !

Thats cool ...

But not $1,300.00 cool.
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Nov 08, 2012, 12:54 PM
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Wait a minnit ...

Is that a Sterling Harco 40 kit off to the right in that picture ???
With luck and timing and the aid of modern science, these Very special kits appeared here today, all the way from New York ...
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Nov 08, 2012, 12:58 PM
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With luck and timing and the aid of modern science, these Very special kits appeared here today, all the way from New York ...
In your hands ?


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