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About bob porter

  • Birthday 06/24/1938

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    randolph maine
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    fishing boats clippers ham radio ( k1jmm )

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  1. Wow Super job. Keep up the great work. Bob Porter
  2. I will be waiting for this batten kit for my Bowdoin which I am presently rigging (slowly). Real great idea. I was wondering how to do this and make it look good. Thanks alot. Bob Porter
  3. Welcome Scott to a great hobby from another radio amateur. Bob Porter k1jmm
  4. Hi Jon from another mainer building the Bowdion. Hope the knee mends in a hurry. This winter has been very bad for ice. I have been following your progress and am impressed with your build. Good luck. Bob Porter
  5. Good luck with this model.It is a really nice looking boat and a fun build. Bob Porter
  6. Gee I built this one along with the Dragger and the Tourist back in the 80s or early 90s. Fun builds Bob Porter
  7. Hi Ron. I remember Bliss Marine very well. When working in Boston I bought many kits during their famous September clearance sale. They carried all major brands and had a model making area in the Boston store They also had a store in Woburn Mass. off rte 128. Those were the good old days. Bob Porter
  8. Hi Andrew. My Bowdoin is sitting in dry dock as I am waiting to regain full use of my right hand. I have started the rigging when I was sidelined. Hope to be back at it soon. My son who is in the Coast Guard just did the inspection of the Bowdoin and came up with some fine pictures. Wish you the best on your build and will be following along. Bob Porter
  9. I will be following along with this build as I have the Laughing Whale 21 inch Muscongus Bay Smack in my stash . This is an original kit from Laughing Whale that I hope to build someday. Good luck on your build . Bob Porter
  10. Hi Nic, I built this model many yaers ago, mid 80s i believe. I epoxyed the hull and installed a midwest steam engine. I will be following your progress. Bob Porter
  11. Great looking model. you should be proud of your finished result and thanks to Bluejacket for such a fine model. Bob Porter

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