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    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    15 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Nice, tidy job Jump. Love it

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    πŸ“ Feb 8 update
    25 days ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    I know I have been slow on this one. I need to paint my aft cabin roof (waiting on weather). Then I can get the lighting sorted and mount it. Then I can put on her side rails, etc. In the meantime I decided to make her tender and davits. I made he mast and stern flagpole as well.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    1 month ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Jumpugly.

    Well done!! She is a show girl.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Windows question
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Steve... I had that with my Fishing boat and Victory Tug build. I just went to Staples and purchased an opaque colour document sleeve or folder (Green tint one for the Tug). Cut it to length to span all the windows and put it in. The span is better as it is easier to hold in place.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    I have used Callie as well for my boat names. I did have a gal in Florida who did the blinds printed to clear plastic. She is no longer. I was going to make my own by using pinstripe on the lexan to size.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Jumpugly.... wow!! looking great. I love your window "treatments"

    πŸ“ Jan 6 2024 Update
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Little more progress on my 1949 40ft. Chris Craft Challenger. Have the fwd cabin windows in. Helm station built. Aft cabin roof made. Have the blinds and windows to do on main cabin. Coming soon.

    πŸ“ Update on my Sterling Corvette
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    These are a little wrinkly but do show what you need. I us a divider when I do mine. So I get it.

    πŸ“ Update on my Sterling Corvette
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    gcladd

    I have sent you the plans in PDF in a PM.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Coffee stain
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    What I have found that is closest to Mahogany is Minwax Sedona Red stain. When applied to balsa (couple coats) it looks great.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Deckhead issues
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    I had that problem with my Chris Craft I am building. I made it so the entire cabin lifts off including the deck. All one piece.

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    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Looking good. Enjoy Christmas.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Happy Holidays
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Thank you everyone. I am simply a builder and steward. Not sure what will happen to them in the future. I hope they end up in loving homes. I certainly enjoy them

    πŸ’¬ Re: Night Lights...
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    DW Brinkman. IKEA shelves with led tape lighting. Thank you for your kind words. These shelves are in the bedroom. I just can’t seem to get shelf space in the living room lol. Some are in my man cave as well. Cheers.

    πŸ“ Happy Holidays
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Merry Christmas all!!

    πŸ“ Night Lights...
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    My Harbour wall... Saw one posted and decided to share. These are some of my models. The two Tugs here were built by Norm Milne and I acquired them from him.

    πŸ“ Things that never work right
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Here is to a speedy recovery Len.

    πŸ“ Victoria Model Shipbuilding Society
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    I have many...just wanted Ron to up his post.

    https://www.facebook.com/nathan.sevold/videos/1394463671495084?idorvanity=236783
    πŸ“ Victoria Model Shipbuilding Society
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Should post some photos of the pond etc.. Ron.

    πŸ“ Update on my Sterling Corvette
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    wow...that is so cool. And very creative. I purchased my sound module from "Harbor Models" in California.

    πŸ“ Update on my Sterling Corvette
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Peejay. I always believed that as well. I used to say that and have been informed a few times that there were 3 built. The photo I have posted is the only survivor. Love to see a record of this somewhere. Cheers

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    πŸ“ Dec 5 2023 update
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Had some time to put together the wheelhouse windows. I also built the fwd seat and the dog house. Nothing is glued down yet. I need to varnish the wheel house windows (stained them today).

    I discarded the windows I made last post and built these right in place over paper layout. Worked much better

    πŸ“ Update on my Sterling Corvette
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Great restoration. I have toyed with adding lighting to mine as well. Did you just use the original fittings and place the LED against the nav light? This is mine. I have a sound module in her as well. Twin V8's purring away...respond to the throttle RPM. Ohh and I have added a photo of the real macoy. Only one left in existence I believe. The 50' was a prototype and only three or four were made.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Ohhh man... I feel for you. I have been out of commission for over a week with a sore back and sciatica. Take care

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    3 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Hi Jumpugly... sorry I am a weekend late. These were done many years ago. So it was just plastic that was laying around. I bit of black tape cut to accent them. Now I use the elastic or ribbon (last pic in my CC 63) you can buy in craft stores, etc.

    πŸ“ Paint
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    I swear by Krylon Fusion paint. Paint primer in one... tough as nails when its dry. No chips cracks etc when you bump into something.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    PAINT..... Jumpugly. I recommend very deeply you use "Krylon" fusion paint. It is primer in one. The colour which is perfect for the Lumba Lumba (although I did not paint mine with it back in the day... thinking it needs a redo after all these years. ) is Krylon Dover White Gloss. I paint my CC's with that. It doesn't chip and bonds very well.

    Here is a pic of my running gear. Original motor, but new sound module lighting and ESC

    πŸ“ Lumba Lumba
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Taken a few years ago. Jumpugly might enjoy this. She is tender just like the real boat. I have since ballasted her out by laying her battery rather than standing it up.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    She is looking good... I see you have the Lindberg Sport Fisherman as well.

    I will take my Lumba Lumba off the shelf this weekend and get you some shots of the plastic curtains in mine.

    πŸ“ Sterling Lumba-Lumba
    4 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Brightwork ( Commander)
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    Don't be afraid to thin your resin with denatured alcohol. Saves a ton of sanding.



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