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spud

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River Star
« on: December 05, 2009, 15:30:53 »
Hi All
I'm building a River Star (motor tug yacht) from Metcalf mouldings and not sure what colour to paint it ?
it should be lime green hull and cream super structure
they are a american design not sure were to find more info on the colour's they use
can anyone help
cheers spud

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Re: River Star
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009, 01:57:33 »
Hello all, while looking to see if I could assist Spud with the colour schemes I remembered the link below:

http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/tug/default.htm from where I've lifted a few to give an idea on as

there are many, many old and new photos of tugs in all sorts or repair.

cheers

Jim
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tugs53

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Re: River Star
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2009, 12:03:38 »
That 'Magnetic' is one cute little tug :) :) :) :)
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Re: River Star
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009, 06:44:31 »
wgeb i first read the thread name i thoguht you where taking about a different tug. :D but nice looking tug.

spud

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Re: River Star
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 08:09:07 »
Hi all
Thanks for all your reply's
Great web site from model tug man , had to stop at page 30 loads of different idea's for more tug's to build
i need to put it in the test tank before i paint it ,so that will give me abit more time to decide
cheers spud

Lynn Easton

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Re: River Star
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009, 08:21:28 »
Ahoy Spud
Well, she is not a Lord Nelson or a Benford that I can tell you. Here's Benfords site   www.benford.us
I restored a tug like Grivit on his site...
Other than that she shure is a sporty lookin lil bugger.
Can't wait to see what colors she flys.
~L~
« Last Edit: December 07, 2009, 12:44:43 by Lynn Easton »

Lynn Easton

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Re: River Star
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2009, 11:05:09 »
Take a look at this link
www.rangertugs.com
Maker of "sport tug cruisers" here in the northwest US.
Maybe some color ideas here, pretty shippy looking little tugs...and boy are they fond of them $$$$$$ :)

good luck

Lynn
« Last Edit: December 07, 2009, 11:09:18 by Lynn Easton »

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Re: River Star
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2009, 12:43:12 »
Hi spud she dont look to bad in the green ;)

Regards JOHN B
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tugs53

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Re: River Star
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2009, 15:46:18 »
Yes....a Green Hull 8) 8) 8) 8)
Love it!!!!!
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Re: River Star
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2009, 15:47:20 »
I was waiting for that Mike  ;D ;D ;D
Photos / Information, I nearly have them all !

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Re: River Star
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2009, 04:27:28 »
What would it look like in orange?
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Re: River Star
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2009, 21:01:28 »
Not nearly as good :) :) ;D ;D ;D



Dark Green Hulls Rock!![/b]
« Last Edit: December 08, 2009, 21:04:07 by tugs53 »
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