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About MikeB4

  • Birthday 04/07/1962

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  1. 175.00 is more than reasonable for what your getting. Will there be a hard copy of the instructions with the kit or is that something that would be downloaded?
  2. How much will the boat kit alone cost, Have you determined that yet?
  3. I don't know how many people will be able to start in this group but I would like to be in it if possible. If not in the first wave maybe the second.
  4. What kind of paint are you using for the gold?
  5. That looks great. You are a true craftsman.
  6. A.J. Fisher Ship Model Co. make some really great solid hull beginners' Models.
  7. Chuck, When you rig this model can you use the boxwood internally strapped blocks that you sell or are they from a later period? I'm Just asking because that would look outstanding.
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    Falkonet boat model kits quality

    I went to a ship model show early this year. Someone entered the Imperial Russian Steam Launch Dagmar. It came out absolutely beautiful. In fact I selected it as best in show.
  9. I will probably build both because boats are my favorite thing. It's going to be some time before this boat is on the market.
  10. I noticed Model shipways has a new model of the eighteenth century long boat at a 1:24 scale version. It's going to be about 24" long once it's built.
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    is that hook one of the brass hooks you sell or did you fabricate that one another way? excellent work!
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    Question about a model

    I called Bluejacket today and talked to Nick. He has all the old Boucher model catalogs. He looked into it for me, He said he went all the way back to 1939 and he can't find this ship. He believes that this model could be a one off. Now it's time to bring it to the Antiques Roadshow.
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    Question about a model

    Roger, I agree steamships from this time period make nice looking models and the movies made ship travel from this period very nostalgic and romantic. I wish I had the skill to scratch build models in this scale from this period. I may give Bluejacket a call and see if they know when this model was built. My guess would be the 1950s.

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