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Oct 13, 2013, 09:47 AM
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Rocky Mount NC 2013 fleet gathering


just a few pics of this great event.. all 1/96th scale from 7inches of tug to 14 feet of carrier..
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Oct 13, 2013, 10:33 AM
Where's Pamela?
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Wow! Whose gorgeous Langley is that? Love to see more close-ups of all of them (and don't leave out yours!)
Oct 13, 2013, 10:46 AM
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that great ship is by the master builder William Blackmore (he also brought along the Arizona, Maine and a few other fine models(including the island) ps you printed chain got lots of attention..
Oct 13, 2013, 10:55 AM
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weather was bit cloudy and misty, didn't take that many pics, but I'm sure many others will get posted on WMU over the next few days..
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Oct 13, 2013, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by patmat2350
Wow! Whose gorgeous Langley is that? Love to see more close-ups of all of them (and don't leave out yours!)
Here is the build thread on the Langley

http://www.wmunderway.8m.com/cgi/yab...num=1264651288

and the build thread on the Maine:

http://www.wmunderway.8m.com/cgi/yab...num=1346032211
Last edited by seaphoto; Oct 13, 2013 at 12:11 PM. Reason: Added link for USS Maine
Oct 13, 2013, 12:04 PM
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OMG I think I died and went to RC boat Heaven! Your Brooklyn look great on the water. Brook and Maine picture is great. A lot of talented builders.
Oct 13, 2013, 09:43 PM
Retired for now
What ever happened to the Maine after it was blown up in Havana Harbor?
Oct 14, 2013, 05:52 AM
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the Maine's more intact section was re-floated and towed out to deep water, were it was sent to the bottom with honors.. several parts from her are monuments..
Oct 14, 2013, 06:02 AM
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Yep, resunk with honors in 1912. I believe her mainmast is at Annapolis.
Oct 14, 2013, 09:39 AM
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http://www.wmunderway.8m.com/cgi/yab...num=1381707399 link to the 2013 fleet gathering photo thread
Oct 15, 2013, 01:07 PM
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Amazing stuff! Thanks for sharing.
Oct 17, 2013, 12:46 AM
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I love this pick of the AZ
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