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  1. David Rasch, A Higgins boat would make a great R/C project. Maybe even add a jeep.There is some material on google and even a couple drawings.
  2. The company offering this item will put endless ads on your main page for ship models.
  3. Good wishes Chief. Keep her level and bring her up slowly.
  4. I had an e-bay purchase sent from Florida by way of Hawaii to Idaho. Post office people were really nice about everything though.
  5. When I was a kid' my mom had one of those mood rings. When she was in a good mood it was blue. When she was in a bad mood it left a red mark on your forehead.
  6. I thought at first,"why bother with foil on a plastic model when all the detail is molded on?" But then if the detail shows through the hull and you prefer the look have at it. Coppering a hull is sort of satisfying . Much more than say drilling a hundred holes for eye bolts.
  7. Order your chopper soon aas NWSL will be closed as of August 30,2019. NWSL sent out notice via facebook this afternoon.
  8. Excellent tool for up to about 3 mm. Best for repetitive cuts. Buy from NWSL as Micro Mark is an illegal copy. NWSL told me this in person.
  9. A man sued an airline for the loss of his luggage,but, unfortunately he lost his case.
  10. Maybe if you had a $30,000 printer or at least one with a large enough bed to print a half a hull it would be practical. I mean after all if a concrete house can be printed whats a little tug boat. the model has turned out really nice though. You should be proud.
  11. Good lookin project there Floyd. Has all sorts of possibilitys. I might've tried using foam,fiberglas,and styrene for thr superstructure. But I can't argue with your results.
  12. Heard this stupid riddle on Mythbusters a couple weeks ago. Whats red and smells like blue paint? Red paint.
  13. There are some types of MDF and resin impregnated materials designed for laser cutting. I see there use in kits from time to time. It might involve different building techniques but the pieces seem sturdy and accurate. You'll have to google the sources,I'd probably start with materials suitible for laser cutting.
  14. How much would the oceans rise if they took out all the sponges?

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