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Old Jan 14, 2013, 11:21 PM
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I am really learning to appreciate styrene, from watching this build!
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 11:35 PM
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Very nice work John
Old Jan 19, 2013, 10:18 AM
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Anything yet?
Old Jan 19, 2013, 01:11 PM
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I am sorry, they came in yesterday and I meant to tell you but I forgot when I got back home. They are very nice, thanks very much.
Old Jan 19, 2013, 07:05 PM
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I know there not much but you can always make copies or improve on them. That is one of those details you don't see too often on model PTs but were needed to reload and tension the 20mm mags.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 03:51 PM
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Ready Service Lockers


I decided to try an make some simulated latches for the 20mm ready service lockers. I'm not certain right now whether I will keep these or not but they are better than just blocks of styrene.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 04:00 PM
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Man those latches look GREAT !

I may have to ask if you would job out some work some time, I have two left hands ...
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Old Jan 20, 2013, 05:46 PM
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1/2 a bubble off
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Two what?


Poor guy has two right hands.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/connorsurdi/5516992834/
Old Jan 20, 2013, 07:53 PM
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You're sick Gravman! Sick-Sick-Sick!!!
Old Jan 20, 2013, 08:04 PM
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Now that is cool, very nice work.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 08:31 PM
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You're sick Gravman! Sick-Sick-Sick!!!
Yes I have been told that many times.. Sometimes it was even in reference to model boat stuff...
Old Jan 20, 2013, 08:40 PM
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What PT boat # are you doing, maybe I will have a photo of it. On the last boats made ,I have seen the 20mm mags located on the storage/ready box between the 20mm and the chartroom. Each boat will at least one mount but sometimes up to three mounts on one ready box, it depends on your exact boat.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 08:51 PM
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I have the book on the plastic model of the 596. I have been using the information in those photos.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 09:05 PM
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If it is the Italeri kit, on page 19 of that book you should see that the 596 boat had three mags on their ready box.
Old Jan 20, 2013, 09:28 PM
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It is the book by T. Garth Connelly. The photos show the mags on top of the box but they seem to sit flush to the top of the box.


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