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    My Retirement Plans !!!
    by boatiebennett ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Leading Seaman)
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    2 months ago
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    Hi Everybody,
    Having decided to finally officially retire, I have been inundated with an assortment of wrecks, part builds, kits etc.
    As you can see from the attached photos I've divided them into 3 Groups, Military Leisure Craft and Sailing.
    The Military group consists of a 1:128 Scharnhorst, 2 x 1:24 E.Boats, an unidentified V & W Hull, 1:36 Perkasa, and a 1:144 wooden hull of HMS Victory.
    The Leisure Craft group consists 1:8 Fairey Huntsman, a 1:36 Billings Sampson II, 1:35 Billings Calypso, 1:24 Clyde Puffer / Tug, Narrow Boat.
    And the Sailing Boats Group consists of 2 x Unidentified R/C Yachts.
    Finally there is a concrete Narrow Boat Planter to paint...definitely will not float, it weighs 15kgs!!!
    So having been forced to give up gainful employment๐Ÿ˜‚ , (I was management so I could delegate), I now find myself back as general dogsbody, chief cook and bottle-washer.
    I'm setting up the Workshop, got a computer design area, a general workbench and a painting/ moulding table outside, the rest will be a 3D printer and scanner when funds permit and the wife wont miss a few bob from the holiday fund.
    So no quiet life for me!!!
    Can I go back to work please?????
    Steve


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    2 months ago by robbob ( Commander)
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    Crikey...๐Ÿ˜ฎ looks like you've got plenty to keep you busy for quite a while.
    Enjoy your retirement ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
    Robbob.
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    2 months ago by Donnieboy ( Warrant Officer)
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    What a great assortment of boats to work on.๐Ÿ‘Try not to get flustered trying to decide what to work on first.๐Ÿ™„
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    2 months ago by Lordgord ( Master Seaman)
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    Ah! Great minds think alike. I have acquired several abandoned projects by advertising, and have a few kits I purchased new for my retirement, having completed a few I am currently having a time-out and doing a canvas painting of a ww11 spitfire but will soon be back in the saddle and on with the build of the AZIZ tug I started a while back. Do any of you guys suffer with the curse of mentally planning your build in the middle of the night?โ›ต
    Good luck in YOUR retirement

    saddle
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    2 months ago by StuartE ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    No restful retirement for you then!๐Ÿคฃ
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    2 months ago by boatiebennett ( Leading Seaman)
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    Sound Familiar!!!, often wake up in the middle of the night, now I keep a note pad in my bedside drawer.
    Trouble is the older you get the harder it is to remember things the next morning!!

    note pad
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