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Jul 14, 2012, 02:58 AM
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HEY Rmay I had no idea that joe or tug boat joe pass away. I never heard any thing about it. OK I am useing his plans as well right now . I am doing a scale down dumous boat of the american beauty that he put plans on the board . I know very little of him wish he was still around . Sorry to here about him.
OK here is my tug. I decided i needed a smaller scale and I had allways like the tug so I took his plans that he had put on the board copyed them and exploded them to 24 inche. I just got the motors and rc into it tonight. here are some picturs of my work . Still have along ways to go but she runs sweet well so far I will fine more soon when I take her down to the pond. .
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Jul 14, 2012, 05:22 AM
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Thanks Reid yup on the Kidd the forward tubes were removed and quad 40mm's added and a small deck house amidships to house the mk51 directors and aft 20mm gun station was chopped from three mounts to two and all 20mm's were upgraded to twins
Jul 14, 2012, 06:26 PM
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Wow, what great pics !
Jul 14, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Rmay thanks very very much you are the best man the photos are awesome
Jul 14, 2012, 08:57 PM
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did a little painting on the upper decks will let dry very good and trim with light grey to cover all the mistakes which are not too many





Jul 14, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Rmay yes i'd like to see the other photo's

Jerry
Jul 14, 2012, 10:22 PM
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By the way I'm sure you know if once you click on a picture - click on it again and it opens it up on another page and you can see if full screen + zoom in more!
Jul 15, 2012, 10:27 PM
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to bad there's no SIMS/GLEAVES destroyers to take pics of.....

joe
Jul 16, 2012, 06:34 AM
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Boy!! The Kidd is really looking great Jerry.
Jul 17, 2012, 10:12 AM
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What a teriffic looking model, and first class photo's of the USS Kidd.
Jul 17, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Hey guys great photos and pops that's not my model mine is on the build board
Jul 17, 2012, 10:35 AM
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Oh well my mistake this is my tread my ship isn't painted yet only the superstructure


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