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Mar 22, 2010, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by JOHN SCALE BOAT
No ideas on the top yet. Suggestions?
Prison barge?


Barrack's barge


Derrick barge


Tank barges have lots of deck details.
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Mar 22, 2010, 07:16 PM
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Originally Posted by timo2

Cute? ? Geese feathered rats Cute ? ?
That's giving Rat's a bad name!..
Mar 22, 2010, 09:38 PM
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I lived on a barracks barge while we were in the shipyard (it sucked, no air conditioning in Norfolk in the summer time).
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Mar 23, 2010, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by toesup
You think goose $**t is cute?...

Maaaaannnn..
Geeses are cute. Goose by-products are not. Keeps you on you toes, galoshes may be an option...

Mar 23, 2010, 11:25 PM
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I like geese, they have their place and they usually stay there. If the geese are affecting you then your in their place.

Cheers,
Mar 24, 2010, 01:23 AM
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Firehose worked pretty good to keep them off the roof of the barracks barge, and helped get it a little cooler.
Norfolk only has three seasons; Spring and Fall only last about a week apeice (so they are one), and then there is too d*mned hot, and too d*mned cold.
Foo
Mar 24, 2010, 03:56 AM
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Springer 'Olava' of Oslo


Here is some pictures of my first Springer. The superstructure is inspired by a ferry the family use to get out to my family-in-laws summer house. My two daughters (2 and 4 years) are helping me with painting and some design issues, and they are now pushing me on making windows, crane, lifeboats and the other stuff that's missing.

The lakes in the area are still frozen, so we took the first trials at the sea. This was done on Saturday and everything worked fine until the batteries went out a little to early. It is still snow on the beach, but i had no choice but take of my clothes and go for a swim. The air temperature was around 0 (Celsius) and water temp around 7. Pretty cold, but the crowd on the beach had great fun.

During the Easter holidays we are going to the summer house, and the Springer is coming to so it can meet the original ferry. Hopefully we get some good pictures of them together.
Mar 24, 2010, 07:18 PM
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Pale Horse Now that's dedication to do a retreive in that kind of weather. Your Springer is looking pretty good, but the girls are right in that the details are always missing something. You are never done with a boat, just get to the point of "It's good enough for me!".
Mar 24, 2010, 09:40 PM
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three words; casting rod and tennis ball (that's one word), it's too damned cold for that! LOL
Foo
Mar 30, 2010, 09:36 AM
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Springer Kit!


For those that may be interested..

There are now several 'styles' of Laser cut Springer Kit available from Germany..
http://rconkel.de/shopx/product_info...aser-cut-.html

A PDF info sheet in English..
http://www.jutech.net/RCO-Springer-Kits_engl.pdf
Mar 30, 2010, 06:06 PM
3 Blades to the Wind
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Hmmm... you'd think laser kits would be less expensive than that.

Interesting though... bery einterestink.
Mar 31, 2010, 07:43 AM
"day ain't over yet-"
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Originally Posted by Shaun Hendricks
Hmmm... you'd think laser kits would be less expensive than that.
Interesting though... bery einterestink.
The hull from Microglass is less money---.
Apr 01, 2010, 02:40 AM
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For imediate release


Toesup Boat Werks update

The TBW Special Springer Development Division (SSDD) is please to announce its latest creation..
After many hours of work, here is the new Springer from the TBW, the Stealth Springer...
I think you can probably see where this one is heading..
Apr 01, 2010, 03:37 AM
can you land on that ?
Fat lady in a burkha, great disguise but needs to get rid of boots.
Apr 01, 2010, 07:58 AM
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Hee hee---, Kind of shadowy, isn't it---?


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