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doug james

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2011, 17:45:54 »
That's a great job you have done on your tug. I hope to see more of it soon.
Thanks for posting.

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2011, 07:38:02 »
Great job. She looks like a DPC tug and has all of the classic lines.

How did you make the funnel cap? I have two to make and yours looks so good.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2011, 17:15:46 »
How are you making out there Geoff??

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2011, 11:38:57 »
Hi Guys,   Thanks for your interest, sorry about the delay, I've been off sick for a while ( I've got chronic sciatica due to an accident years ago) .                 I love making model boats and ships but I don't get out much now to get to the water.                The funnel cap is just an oval piece of flat wood which is chamfered round the edge using a knife, file and sanding block then glued onto the wood funnel body and drilled down the centre for my homemade smoke unit ( see my youtube vids under Lofty592).             I've also made a 4ft. scratch built Grand Banks schooner which is still waiting to get her bottom wet.            Cheers for now,   Geoff.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #19 on: August 05, 2011, 21:46:12 »
Top marks there Geoff :) :) :) :)

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2011, 10:24:10 »
Hello Geoff.
plenty power,looks very good
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with best regards Cor
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2012, 10:23:40 »
Any more pictures Geoff?
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2012, 13:05:35 »
Here's a few more pics for you.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2012, 13:13:46 »
And more pics.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #24 on: March 03, 2012, 01:52:01 »
What a lovely job you are doing there geoff  well done. :)  Geo
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2012, 08:36:24 »
What happened the the green dudes on the boat deck? :-\

First Class build there Geoff,

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #26 on: March 12, 2012, 11:22:36 »
Hi Islander,   They're getting their waterproofs  (Slickers to you ) painted on at the moment,  by the way, are they yellow,red or black or what over there?    Please advise.   regards Geoff.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2012, 12:08:48 »
Colours?
All the ones you mentioned....LOL

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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2012, 12:45:04 »
Great looking tug Geoff.
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Re: American Tugboat scratch build
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2012, 08:01:13 »
I was looking around in my old photo album and came across some pics I took of your girl in Baltimore. There was also a picture of her as a Baker Whitley tug with her specs and previous lives noted on the back. That was courtesy of a gentleman who used to share tug pics with me. He was Lee Sipple and had an extensive library, all with documentation. Hope you enjoy the pics.

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