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Mike P

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About Mike P

  • Birthday 08/11/1944

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  • Location
    Bronx New York
  • Interests
    All aspects of modeling including r/c large scale, stick and tissue, rubber free flight, indoor r/c scale.
  1. Thanks for the Wellcome and kind words mtaylor, Kevin, Cog, and GranfpaPhil I must tell you gentleman that I’m in awe of the build blogs and how many talented craftsman share there skills all I can say is Thank You All Just got to finishing the hull painting.
  2. Working on Deans Marine model Liberty Ship hope I’m going to get this right I have been making progress and will try to upload pictures. Well I see the photos weren’t a problem but adding captions under each photo is I would imagine the pictures explain the progress one other thing I would like to mention the last photo of the rudder is not scale as the kit cast resin rudder was a poor casting and the shaft was only 3/32 dia. Wire which I thought a little less then I preferred so it was replaced with one I fabricated. I know one of you will notice it doesn’t have the division half way down with right thrust added to correct fo the large prop torque on the full scale ship to save fuel but since I’m not going to cross the Atlantic I opted out on that detail.

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