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Apr 01, 2009, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Bob Bighinatti
The last pitc looks like it is sitting on the bathtub floor and not floating.
There was about 8" of water in the tub when i took the picture...
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Apr 01, 2009, 11:30 AM
can you land on that ?
Most of the Mullberry harbour barges for the Normandy invasion on D-Day were concrete and a few sailing yachts have been made out ferro-concrete, so it aint over till the fat Springer floats. Do it Toes, do it , you know you can ! Foo you`ve got a PM.
Apr 01, 2009, 11:58 AM
Grumpa Tom
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I wanna see ya do a 'Springer Toss' with the cement Springer!
Apr 01, 2009, 12:00 PM
can you land on that ?
No No No, a "Umi Toss" if you dont mind !
Apr 01, 2009, 12:47 PM
Douce france cher pays de
Originally Posted by arrow5
Most of the Mullberry harbour barges for the Normandy invasion on D-Day were concrete
And some of them still float 65 years later ....
Apr 01, 2009, 12:53 PM
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When I was in Vietnam, there was a ferro-cement boat project going on, and the boats were really quite stylish, compared to the concrete cargo hulls built during World War II.

A concrete idea, if I ever heard one.

Pete G.
Apr 01, 2009, 01:00 PM
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I am sure it's a "springer toss", you don't need to name it after me...

Toesup is in Vancouver,WA now, one of the major manufacturer of Libery Ships.
Concrete ship building at it's best.
Apr 01, 2009, 01:06 PM
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then there is this http://content.asce.org/conferences/nccc2009/
Apr 01, 2009, 02:16 PM
can you land on that ?
...but Umi , you do it with such style and abandon. Umi launch,waddaya say guys? Hey Toes 5 grand up for grabs, do a real ferro-crete Springer and send them a picture.
Apr 01, 2009, 02:53 PM
r/c ships and workboats
Toes................There are no limits to what the TBW will create. Almost afraid to hear what he has scheming in the back of his noodle. Toes plays Polo with the cement Springer--crushes the compition!
Apr 01, 2009, 02:58 PM
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It would be cool if you include a cement mixer drum in the superstructure.

Cement Truck

Pete G.
Last edited by P_J_Glor; Apr 01, 2009 at 03:05 PM.
Apr 01, 2009, 05:24 PM
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find a toy mixer truck and use the drum for the pilot house?! put it on the concrete springer might be kind of interesting.
Apr 01, 2009, 05:53 PM
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Maybe the cab of the truck for the pilot house.

Pete G.
Apr 01, 2009, 10:11 PM
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Yabba Dabba Dooooo!!!

Flintstone Springer!
Apr 01, 2009, 11:35 PM
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Toes! Don't forget the foundation sealer.

Aero - no hole for Fred's feet?

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