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Aug 10, 2007, 11:05 AM
r/c ships and workboats
oooohhhhhhhhhhhh! sweet looking. Real or memorex?
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Aug 10, 2007, 02:14 PM
Boats on the brain!!
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Nice, VERY nice.

Someday I hope to have one, someday.
Aug 10, 2007, 04:19 PM
Grumpa Tom
Kmot's Avatar
Post some more of your pics, Pat!
Aug 10, 2007, 07:15 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Rejected


Pat K. forgot something yesterday at my house so he came by again today and while here showed me this. It is a cutwater he made but rejected.
Aug 10, 2007, 09:18 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Studio photos?
Aug 10, 2007, 09:27 PM
WooHoo!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kmot
Studio photos?
Naw, controlled lighting. Took these last year.
Aug 10, 2007, 10:09 PM
Grumpa Tom
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They look great!
Aug 10, 2007, 11:56 PM
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Stunning model. I hope I get the chance to see it at Hansen Dam one Thursday!
Aug 11, 2007, 12:41 AM
dry docked
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whoa! beautiful, making me think more before putting fittings on mine. I need to save those photos, unbelievably helpful, but one heck of a standard my boat could never achieve.........simply shocked
Aug 11, 2007, 01:43 AM
Taking care of the pond.
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Pat,
You can send me your rejections anytime.
Aug 11, 2007, 08:27 AM
RELAX. You'll live longer
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Now THAT!!! is modelling. Simply stunning. Easy to see why your trophy case would be full.

Best regards,

Paul.
Aug 11, 2007, 10:51 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MILLERTIME
Pat,
You can send me your rejections anytime.
No kidding!!! I've been looking at those 'rejects' and just don't see a problem! They can ride on the bow of my boats anytime!!!
Aug 11, 2007, 10:54 PM
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Price of Chrome Plating


Nowadays, having all those tiny parts chromed nicely might cost over $200 .
I have all the time I need, but will never develop all those skills. Didja see that Supermarine Spitfire model that a guy in the UK made some time back.
It's sad that this kind of artistry doesn't get much public acclaim except from other model builders.

I found the Spitfire pics:

http://www.lonesomebuzzards.com/cgi-...?m-1169958934/
Last edited by E-Challenged; Aug 11, 2007 at 10:59 PM.
Aug 11, 2007, 11:14 PM
Grumpa Tom
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I believe Pat told me the chrome plating cost $300 back 16 years ago.


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