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Red Rhino

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About Red Rhino

  • Birthday 08/17/1957

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    evans_david_j@hotmail.com

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  • Location
    Farmington, MN
  • Interests
    Modeling Ships of the Great Lakes

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  1. Welcome aboard Mark ! Beautiful model of the Fitzgerald! It looks too big to be the Carr’s Hobby kit, did you scratch build her? Dave
  2. Hi RGL: In the States we refer to them as "the Greatest Generation" I think for good reason. I have never made it to the Pacific battlefields, but have stood on both Utah and Omaha Beaches in France in awe of what they did. What is your process for etching the armor belts on the hull. At first I thought they were scribed, but they looked raised in your pictures. Dave
  3. Jeffrey: after taking a look at the first picture in your log of the unfinished Hull to your finished ship I think you should be very very proud of your accomplishment! Great work! I look forward to your next project. Regards, Dave
  4. Hi RGL: I have this kit in my stash and look forward to following your build.
  5. Dave: she is beautiful. The display stand while may be simple (for you) really adds to the models presentation. Wonderful job! Regards, Dave
  6. Welcome to MSW from Dave in Minnesota. Beautiful job on your Bluenose. I’m looking forward to your Syren build!
  7. Hi Pat. After seeing your Sultana, I can’t wait to follow along with your Syren build. Enjoy! Dave
  8. That's a great suggestion Chris! I really like Pegasus with the great figurehead, but something always set me back and now I know it was the dark wood. But I'm a few models away from either ships complexity at this point. Dave
  9. Hi Nic: Cindy and I are sorry to hear about your health problems, but very glad to hear that you are on the mend!!! Take it easy with the recovery, and look forward to seeing you back in the workshop and at Bluejacket soon!!! Dave and Cindy Evans Farmington, MN
  10. Richmond: Thanks for sharing. I really enjoyed browsing through the catalog and looking especially at the airplanes. Many of which I was unfamiliar with and wish they were available today. May be a scratch building project in my future! Thanks again, Dave
  11. Hi Dave: I’d like to pull up a chair and follow your build. Quite a switch from your Battlestation. Regards, Dave

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