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About Piet

  • Birthday 04/15/1934

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    Palm Coast, Florida, USA
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    technical stuff, steam powered locos & ships, model railroading, wooden ships, ship & aircraft modeling, photography, painting & drawing, astronomy, nature stuff, Biblical research, ancient history, aircraft, flying.

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  1. Syren vs Irma

    I might as well chime in here. Good to hear that most fared fairly well. We, my wife Gwen and I, came through unharmed without any damage to home or property. Just a lot of tree debris from the surrounding trees in neighbor's yards. Took two days to clear our yard but we are ready to go. Were without power for two days, lost three of my koy fish, have just two left. My router took a hit and could not communicate when the power finally came back on. Used the Android phone sparingly for the in case emergency calls. My Surabaya model was safe in the garage, had no other place to store it. So yes, we lucked out. Cheers,
  2. Bounty 103

  3. SKA 6

    Fantastic detail, no effort spared. That is what makes a model stand out. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  4. SKA 19

    What a beautiful representation of a true working boat. I really like the way you have rigged her. I got the feeling that she just came home and unloaded her catch of fish and is now ready for the cleanup. Ceers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  5. Trata 12

    Beautifully done Giorgos, especially the detailing of making it look like real working boat. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  6. MG 2128

    Thank you Patrick for your kind compliment. It was a lot of fun doing it. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  7. MG 2102

    Thank you very much Marcus, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  8. MG 2108

    Thank you EJ. Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  9. 20160731 181440

    Thank you Nils and JesseLee for your kind words. Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  10. Diorama of a small 19th century New England shipyard with a 75 Watt lamp as dust cover.
  11. IMG 2421

    Beautifully executed model, bravo. I particularly like the flying pennant, very well done. That and the position of the sails make her seem alive. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  12. IMG 2399

    What a gorgeous looking pinnace Jason. Piet, the Flying Dutchman
  13. DSCF3408

    Incredible, stunning - - I'm at a loss for words. Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  14. 1 Overall

    Beautifully executed Grant, excellent detail work. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.
  15. IMG 20151107 114920

    Very nicely executed model. Love the detail and decking. Cheers, Piet, the Flying Dutchman.