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Jan 07, 2011, 12:49 PM
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Dumas Chris Craft Commander Build


Hey everyone,

I bought a Dumas Chris Craft Commander and I'll post some pictures as I go along. This is my second model after the Sterling Mahogany Runabout that I posted a while back. I should be able to get a solid start on the model over the next week, but then it's back to school. Luckily I'll be living at home over the summer so I will have plenty of time to work on it starting in May.

Here's a picture of the box. I also bought the power and running hardware package from MACK so I'll be ready to install the drive shafts and all that good stuff when the time comes. This should be a really fun boat to build and I think it will go fairly smoothly considering all of the experience I got with the Sterling runabout.

If you have pictures of a Dumas Commander, post them!

-Kyle
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Jan 07, 2011, 12:52 PM
Grumpa Tom
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I'll be watching your build with interest! I have admired this kit for a long while and wondered what it would be like to build.
Jan 07, 2011, 01:16 PM
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cool...I see it's 1:12 scale...that means all the dollhouse stuff will accessorize it....lots of fun adding in all the details.

Keep us posted.
Jan 07, 2011, 03:26 PM
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This thread added to WOODIES: Wooden Pleasure Craft Build Logs listing.

Looking forward to following along!!
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Jan 07, 2011, 03:55 PM
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Previous Build


To help you along, here is a previous build from the start to the water. It is really neat, because the builder opened up the windows in the cabin (they are recessed, but closed and painted black as designed by Dumas) and added the optional flying bridge (optional on the real boat, not the kit).

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...mander+Express

Look forward to seeing your progress

Pete G.
Sep 16, 2012, 04:22 PM
WooHoo!
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Just when you thought it was dead.
Sep 16, 2012, 05:58 PM
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Excellent !



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