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Pacific Princess By qwerty2008 - BOTTLE - The Love Boat - Finished

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Love, exciting and new

Come aboard. We're expecting you.
Love, life's sweetest reward.
Let it flow, it floats back to you.


The Love Boat soon will be making another run
The Love Boat promises something for everyone
Set a course for adventure, your mind on a new romance.


And love won't hurt anymore
It's an open smile on a friendly shore.
It's love!
Welcome abord
It's love!



This will be my build log for the Pacific Princess cruise ship from the 1980's show The Love Boat. The Love Boat will be about 2 inches long and built inside a small perfume bottle. 








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Hi Lextin


I'm definitely looking forward to your build of the Love Boat. My Dad often described the Pacific Princess as the most beautiful passenger liner ever designed. She was streamlined and graceful. Every line on the hull and superstructure was in proportion to the next, nothing seemed out of place. She was just a marvellous design.


Why was my Dad such an expert on the Pacific Princess? Simple. He built a 4 foot long RC model of her many years ago, using plans obtained freely from the builders themselves. The model has since been passed down to my brother, whereupon it resides in pride of place in his house.


So, to say that I'm excited about your ship is an understatement. Good luck and I wish you well!





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I got a little carried away with building and forgot to take pictures. The hull is made from a scrap of some sort of dense fine grained wood that I find great for carving. I carved the hull with it still attached to the block as per Daniel Siemens method then worried that it would not fit in the bottle I cut it off and sure enough it was way too big to fit though the neck of the bottle. I remedied the problem by filling the bottle with water and using a diamond bit on the dremel I ground the inside of the neck to a square profile to allow the model to pass trough unhindered, this will later be hidden by a Turks head knot. The sea is made from some non-hardening modeling clay pressed onto the bottom of the bottle. I still need to finish the mast and paint both the mast and funnel as well as run the rigging, which is just one line running from the stern to the top of the funnel then to the mast and back down to the bow.









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Hi Lextin,

very nice model. My congratulations!

I think you can use the photoetched detailes for models with scale 1/350, 1/600 or 1/700.

Now there is a wide choice of such sets and it is possible to choose details necessary for your models, such as anchor chains, railings, lifebuoys, windows and many others.


Best Regards!


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