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Old May 18, 2007, 01:19 AM
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New Product

rubber bumpers


Thought i would show some new product from West Coast Model Tugs in Canada. There are 2 different styles and sizes of rubber tire cut/ fendering that fits several sizes of models from 1/12th scale to 1/48 depending on type. This is a silicone based product so that it is soft, flexible, and durable! Also available are tires that will work for several different applications.
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Old May 18, 2007, 01:42 AM
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Do they have a website? How do I place an order? Looks great. Thanks for the info.
Old May 18, 2007, 02:09 AM
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Xlnt news Keith. Thanks for the info and pics.
Old May 18, 2007, 06:40 AM
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Interesting looking. I wonder if it's just some "found" material, or does it replicate modern fendering?

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Old May 18, 2007, 07:43 AM
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Looks good Keith, is that Ron's or Gary's company?
Old May 18, 2007, 11:18 AM
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Youv'e got my attention.
Old May 18, 2007, 12:12 PM
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Smart--Garys

Pat-- replicates the fendering found on a lot of the West Coast Canadian tugs. The small log style tugs especially ( under 50'). They usally cut a tire in several places to stretch it out and wrap around the hull. More modern tractors will use the same set up there as well.

Soar master--no web site at this time. will pm you
Old May 18, 2007, 12:21 PM
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Just when I though I was on to an original product....

http://mysite.verizon.net/res1tf1s/id12.html
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Those West Coast Model Tugs bumpers look good too.
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Old May 18, 2007, 12:52 PM
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rugged rubber baby buggy bumpers...
rugged rubber baby buggy bumpers...
rugged rubber baby buggy bumpers...
Old May 18, 2007, 01:54 PM
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Wow... Pat can write that 3 times fast. My fingers get all twisted after the first time through...
Old May 19, 2007, 02:22 AM
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rugged rubber baby buggy bumpers...
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rugged buggy baby rubber bumpers...
Old May 20, 2007, 05:57 PM
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Gonna make mine from elephant bark from rubber cal. They offer it in 1/4 and 3/8" and a small of a sheet as 12"X48".
http://www.rubbercal.com/
Old May 20, 2007, 05:58 PM
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http://www.rubbercal.com/elephant_bark.html
Old May 21, 2007, 12:04 AM
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Umi, that picture in your post above with the fending is very nice looking stuff. I work for Shaver Transportation here locally and we have that on several of our boats and I know that is common elsewhere too on workboats. If it is something you're developing I say keep going on it.
Old May 23, 2007, 01:49 AM
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Hi....I fomally request you start taking pics of the boats and posting anywhere in here.


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