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Mar 05, 2006, 10:45 AM
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Smit Rotterdam Completed!!!

Hello! Had made a tremendous effort to make this tug completed since almost 2 years has passed by during building this one.

Anyway, I metioned completed, but I discover that I should fit light in the superstructure main deck as well.

Be nice now. This is my first scaleboat. So I hope this tug will do.

Sorry for all those picīs but my idea is that picīs say more than words!

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Mar 05, 2006, 11:00 AM
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She is simply spectacular!! Attention to all the detail is very impressive. The lighting is really very nice.

A wonderful job. Two years well spent.

How is she on the water?

Absolutely awesome

Doug aka bluesy
Mar 05, 2006, 11:25 AM
great job, well done
very pro finish, paint, detail, lights,.......
Mar 05, 2006, 11:26 AM
Grumpa Tom
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Be nice now. This is my first scaleboat.
lol.... It may be your first boat but certainly not your first model. I looked at your gallery. It is quite clear you are a Master at modelling and it shows on this Smit!!

Fantastic job!!
Mar 05, 2006, 01:01 PM
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Great job. a two year labor of love. fine work, and it may be your first but it woun't be your last.
are the cranes opperational or static?
whats your next build?
Mar 05, 2006, 02:44 PM
Boats on the brain!!
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Very nicely done, like the weathering job. I like fact that you used light bulbs in the right places, gives it a more true to scale look.
Mar 05, 2006, 05:59 PM
Cheif Bottlewasher
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great stuff,simply perfect.
you oughta be able to get an award for that .
Mar 05, 2006, 07:01 PM
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Terrific Job!

You have done a first class job. Everything looks first class. This is a model you will be proud of for years to come. congratulations!
Mar 06, 2006, 12:47 AM
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Very nice ! I can see why it took two years ! Beautiful !
Mar 06, 2006, 03:28 AM
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Fantastic work.
Mar 06, 2006, 08:32 AM
Fantastic doesn't cover it. Put a bit of photoshop water and reflections on the night-time shots and no-one would know it wasn't real.

Andy G
Mar 06, 2006, 08:37 AM
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Wow!! Great job, I have been following your build for quite sometime, and know that you have scratchmade several pieces (cranes)....great work!
Mar 06, 2006, 08:42 PM
dirty machinist
Absolutely fantastic model!
Mar 07, 2006, 02:25 AM
Mar 07, 2006, 03:47 AM
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Thanx guys for all fine coments.

bluesy: I have not opportunity to tryed her out in "real water" yet but she goes fine in the bathub.

wingnut163: No, the cranes are no opperational. Just static and movable by hand for easyer acces in hull etc.

I dont know witch my next scaleboat will be, but I had plans for scratch building next time.

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