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I joined a few years back after getting a Caldercraft HM Sherbourne. Yes, I am a shellback, US Navy 1963, crossed the line at the dateline on USS Buchanan DDG-14, so I’m officially a Golden Shellback. 

 

Since my initial posts I’ve had some health challenges and the Sherbourne is still in her box. But, I am modeling again. I have a Fujimi 1:700 Mushashi ready to start then I figure it is time to stop procrastinating and begin my first plank and frame model. 

 

I’m sure I will have many questions. 

 

Best regards to all,

 

Michael Scott 

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Thanks, Mark. Down Under? We were headed for Melbourne when I metamorphosed from pollywog to Shellback. Great two weeks there. 

 

My health issue (might as well say it, cancer) is dormant for a while. A few years hopefully and my modeling desire has resurfaced. 

 

Best,

Michael

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Thanks. My experience was as a gun and later ballistic missile fire control tech. I was on a guided missile destroyer, Adams class, a sub tender and many Polaris boats. My knowledge therefore is limited. I had more sea going experiences on the destroyer of course. My involvement in the Polaris program as pretty much heads-down with the weapons systems. 

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