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    I've been a member to the Model Boat Website some 5 yrs now! And look forward to many more! (Site Administrator)!
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    Happy Hunter Ocean Going Tug:
    I've got the Happy Hunter as my Winter build! But, It looks as if it'll take more that 2 years to build! Which it's OK as I am looking forward to a long build! Stay tuned! Currently: Under Construction! No Camera Available, Damn the Luck! Stand by:
    My-Jen
    My-Jen is another RTR model. I purchased just because I really like her lines! My-Jen is a classic yacht model! Her hull is fiberglass! Her superstructure is 2 mm plastic! My-Jen is named after my Wife Jennifer! Maiden Voyage Soon! PS. No one can tell it's an RTR! That's how well she was built!
    Tug Brooklyn
    Tug Brooklyn is a Circa 1910 Steam Tug!
    (Other) Alpha Boat
    Service Year: 1969 Type: Armored Riverine Assault Boat National Origin: United States Ship Class: Assault Support Patrol Boat Number-in-Class: 86 (Motor: Dynamite Tazer 390 22T) (ESC: 60A Marine ESC WP) (5/10)
    (Tug Boat) San Pedro
    She is my third Tug build. has twin screws running on 6volts! (Motor: MFA 2.5:1 Ratio) (ESC: Mtronix Viper Marine PNP) (8/10)
    (Other) Flying Fish
    I guess I'm a kid at heart, I purchased this on impulse. it works on 2.4ghz its really not that bad. it actually handles quite nicely for it being a toy and all... (Motor: Mini Motors) (ESC: Micro Controller) (5/10)
    (Yacht) "Leslie's Dream"
    She is named after my brother, who passed on 2010. Currently under restoration! (Motor: Mabuchi) (ESC: 27 Mhz Controller) (5/10)
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    (Tug Boat) Serenity
    Redesigned 1:32 scale JERSEY CITY by Dumas Boats. Depending on the water I run her at 6volts or 12volts! (Motor: MFA Geared Motor 2.5:1) (ESC: Mtroniks Viper Marine 15) (10/10)
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Smit Nederland
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Peter,

    I know right!

    One day?

    It'll get completed!

    I hope...........๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: USS Arleigh Burke
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Bravo Zulu Shipmate!

    Job, well Done!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: AMPHITRUCK, FUN IN THE ESTUARY
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    It looks like a lot of fun!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Smit Nederland
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Thanks, for sharing the Video!

    One day I'll finish building mine!

    Cheers, Ed

    PS, Glad you were able to recover that buoy! LOL! ๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ My schooner
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Ron,

    Great job on your Schooner!

    I can't wait to see her sailing on the pond! โ›ต

    Regards, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ Only in Canada, eh! Pityโ€ฆ
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Ron,

    Beautiful weather, a bit cold though!

    Regards, Ed-
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Electrical installation Part 1.
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Pete,

    The Engine Room in your Dรผsseldorf looks very Professional!

    Great Job!!!

    Cheers, Ed-
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    ๐Ÿ“ Yippee it works!
    4 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Ron,

    It looks very good! ๐Ÿ‘

    Regards, Ed-
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    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Stephen,

    It's all back to normal!

    Thanks, I'll keep an eye out for any anomalies!

    Cheers, Ed
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    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Stephen,

    I've taken a look at My Harbor and there's 2 pictures that are wrong!

    My Happy Hunter picture is placed 3 times!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Started my new build MV American Beauty. and finished my Tugster Tug Boat Kit
    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce1946,

    I have built all the Dumas Tugboats!
    I had no idea the American Beauty model!
    Was built using cheap ply!

    I Sir have learned from you!
    It's a shame they did her in cheap ply!
    That makes for a terrible experience!

    I have built all the model tugs by Dumas!
    And they're done in ABS except for the San Pedro which has a wooden frame!
    ABS sheets used for the Hull!

    I wish you much success in her build!

    Cheers, Ed

    PS, I look forward to seeing the completed vessel!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Lights wired up, sound card onboard, accessory function check completed
    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Cash,

    Great job on the build!
    I love the sounds and Lights!

    Regards, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Started my new build MV American Beauty. and finished my Tugster Tug Boat Kit
    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Bruce,

    Happy New Year!

    One question?

    Will you be collecting the Dumas Barge kit for her!

    It's Kit #1219!

    I built the Barges years ago!

    They measure in at 43"s which add to the tug and barge float!

    Cheers, Ed

    It's a very good kit and would add to your American Beauty Build!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: LNVT
    6 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Rick,

    She's Ship shape and in Bristal Fasion!
    A very well build boat!
    I love the way she looks!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: parts
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Rick,

    I really like the way the rudder came out!

    And the grab rails also look great!

    Are they hand made or pressed the grad rails?

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Peter, Your so right! LOL!

    But, in reality it's only 1 pair! LOL!

    So, Now I need a boat for my Kort Nozzles! LOL!

    Cheers, Ed

    Hum? I smell another project brewing!.........
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Edulop,

    No the Kort Nozzles comes with the kit!
    I haven't measured then But, I believe they are 50mm Nozzles
    They are of a very good quality mode!

    What I did was I purchase the Happy Hunter along with the other items needed!
    I purchase the Motors from Krick!
    And the Bow Thruster!
    Oh, And the Fittings Kit also!

    Later, I will take a picture of the contents!

    Cheers, Ed

    BTW, A very nice kit!
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: DMS Hammerhead photo
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Chum444,

    That's a very good looking boat!

    You should be quite happy with her!

    Great details and awesome lines!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Radar.
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Martin,

    The Radar came out with very good details!

    I like the way you laminated everything together!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Done
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Rick,

    I really like the way hull is coming out!
    It looks great!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Nerys,

    Perhaps we'll meet some day!

    I've been into radio since I was 9 years old!

    My Oldest brother put on the radio sort of like third party traffic!

    And I been on it since!

    Perhaps one day soon!

    Cheers, Ed
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    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Thanks Martin!

    Well, I'll try!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Cash,

    I never thought of that!๐Ÿ‘

    But, not sure the Wife would agree to it! LOL!๐Ÿ‘Ž

    Regards, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: dukw now with added wheels
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Jacko,

    I really like the way your Dukw came out!

    How's it run in the water?

    What do you use for the motor?

    And will you make a video?

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ Xmas in September???
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Colin,

    That's a very good find!

    I'm sure you'll be able to find a suitable model.

    To place your steam engine into!

    It's going to be great looking with live steam model!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ Happy Hunter Ocean Going Tug:
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    I've got the Happy Hunter as my Winter build!
    But, It looks as if it'll take more that 2 years to build!
    Which it's OK as I am looking forward to a long build!

    Stay tuned!

    Currently: Under Construction!

    No Camera Available, Damn the Luck!

    Stand by:
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Good Morning Cash,

    Unfortunately, I don't have the right camera! So I can't take any pictures yet!
    And I'm presently taking a course on my new Amateur Radio! That's another one of my hobbies!

    But, As soon as I get my camera I'll start my blog!

    Thanks, for the interest and I'm looking forward to Blogging the build of the Happy Hunter!

    It should be a lot of fun!

    And a lot of details.........

    Regards, Ed ๐Ÿ‘

    PS, As you can tell by these pictures!
    I really need a camera! LOL!

    PPS, Cash, I got the whole entire thing!
    I've got the Happy Hunter Salvage Tug Kit,
    The Fittings Set Happy Hunter,
    The Power Set Happy Hunter,
    Plus the Cort nozzle!
    It should take me about 2 years to complete!
    Or less all depending on how much I work on her!

    I'll start my Blog as soon as I start the build!
    But, I plan On taking my time with it!

    Ed-
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: Happy Hunter by Krick Modellbau Vom Besten!
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Martin,

    Christmas came early for me!
    It pays off being a good boy all year long! LOL!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Peter,

    And you thought you were retired! LOL!

    Your now a professional model builder!

    Cheers, Ed
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    ๐Ÿ“ What are you building?
    9 months ago by figtree7nts ( Admiral)
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    Hi Rick,

    Thanks!

    I definitely plan on taking as much time as I need!

    This model should turn out to be a very nice build!

    Cheers, Ed
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