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  1. Haliburton

    Greetings from Snowy Ottawa

    Welcome Scott from another Scott. Way down here in southern Ontario we only got 5cm of snow but made up for it in freezing rain. This is a great group of supportive folks - definitely lots of inspiration.
  2. Good to see you back in action! Scott
  3. Haliburton

    America 1851 by Kevin Kenny - FINISHED

    Hi Kevin, I’ve enjoyed your videos and am following your log. I had a question about The Royal Navy series by Clowes near your workbench. Realizing this series dates back a 100 years or so, do you find this is a helpful resource for the modeller of period ships or is it more for the historian that lives within all of us? Your thoughts are appreciated. Scott
  4. Haliburton

    Music to build ship models to ...

    No mention yet of that Johnny Horton classic, ‘Sink the Bismark’?
  5. Haliburton

    What have you received today?

    Hi Mr. Pucko, I just finished the book last week and found it hard to put down. I have yet to watch the series but hope it’s as good as the book. Are you going to start a build log of the Occre Terror? Occre have a pretty neat diorama of it stuck in the ice. Scott
  6. Rod, a very nice build. FYI we were on Vancouver Island last week. 2 hours northwest of Victoria is botanical beach near Port Renfrew. I highly recommend a visit if you have the chance. Scott
  7. Haliburton

    Hello from Ontario

    Hi Mark, nice to see another Ontario based member, welcome! Scott
  8. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Technically we didn’t do this today, it was last week, but here is a photo of the glacier at the Columbia Icefield in Jasper Park in Alberta. We were able to fill our water bottles with the purest of glacial water and throw snowballs in July. What fun!
  9. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Today we visited Fort McLeod, Alberta to see the musical ride of the North West Mounted Police. Very well done.
  10. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Yes Carl, you’re probably right about that! Scott
  11. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Today we negotiated the price of a replacement minivan, a 2019 Odyssey. I hate buying vehicles (both the cost, depreciation and the haggling). We walked out at one point, and as we were getting in the car to leave the salesperson came out to accept our final counteroffer. I should have just kept going but wanted to get the deed done. I took my 8 and 11 year old so they could get a understanding of what negotiation is all about. What was bizarre was that the dealer didn’t even try to sell us an extended warranty or rustproofing as that’s where they make so much more margin.
  12. Very sharp Brian and the lobster idea is excellent, congratulations!
  13. Haliburton

    Trumpeter 1/350 HMS Exeter

    FYI I see from Trumpeter’s website that they have released the 1/350 HMS Exeter. Likely it will be a little while before it is in the hand of distributors and for retail sale. Hope they have done a good job of it.
  14. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Very nice Brian and great shots of the finished build in the gallery. What’s next? Scott

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