Peter's model Starcraft Islander, just completed and only 14 inches long; waiting to see how it will perform against the model of an earlier Starcraft design built by Travis. Looking forward to "Pond Time"! The boat has a semi- tunnel drive and a false i/o drive covers the rudder assembly. Oh yes, it does go!!!! FAST
Having completed the basic hull of the "City of Kingston" for Stan to work on the detail, Clair's doing a fine job with his new hull. It's a 24" "Jolly Jay" fishing boat model by Dumas. Clair doesn't normally work on kits but now he has this one .......... it's sure to turn out well. While there's been some concern about the balsa, this early stage of hull completion looks pretty good. More on this bog as things progress.
The weather was pretty good, not too hot, not too cold, not too windy and we'd pretty well packed up everything when South Marysburgh had it's own personalized downpour! Thanks to the museum for inviting the club to participate in their 50 years celebration.
Well made models always look good whether they are in a display case or not but these capital ships are an exception ............ they are absolutely fantastic miniature replicas of some of the the most well known names from WW2. Not only have the parts been well assembled and the paint colours carefully researched, but paint detail (sometimes applied with a single brush hair) is amazing. There's little more to say other than to hope that many people will be able to enjoy a
The wooden deck has been laid and looks really good! Now the detail begins, and this is just the start ........... and he's already wondering where to put all the crew when he hasn't even started on the guns. Don's given us a view of the bases for the 3 gun turrets, derick booms, vents and ammo boxes, and bow details with paravane & shed and the 3 breakwaters. there's much more to come (if he's still allowed to use the dining table, after hours). It gets better, well sort o