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  1. Haliburton

    Music to build ship models to ...

    No mention yet of that Johnny Horton classic, ‘Sink the Bismark’?
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Haliburton

    Hello from Ontario

    Hi Mark, nice to see another Ontario based member, welcome! Scott
  5. 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!
  6. 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.
  7. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Yes Carl, you’re probably right about that! Scott
  8. 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.
  9. Very sharp Brian and the lobster idea is excellent, congratulations!
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. Jack, sorry to hear that news and for your loss - Scott
  13. Just stumbled across this log - very nice work. Scott
  14. Love the iceboat idea - especially one that might be based on the style that FDR owned/used - I remember Jack posted pictures of it maybe a year or so ago. Scott
  15. Haliburton

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Congrats Per! A company that prioritizes and invests in safety is a good employer. Scott

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