Model Boat Mayhem

Dry Dock / Shipyard: Builds & Questions => Working Vessels => Topic started by: tony23 on September 06, 2008, 07:56:08 PM

Title: Scratch built tug with a difference!
Post by: tony23 on September 06, 2008, 07:56:08 PM
I did'nt know where to put this thread so I will leave it for the Moderator, I am very into Model Engineering having built steam loco's and engines so I thought I would share this web site of a very special builder http://modelengines.info/tugpics/ look at the other items he has built it's quite amazing  O0
Title: Re: Scratch built tug with a difference!
Post by: barryfoote on September 06, 2008, 08:49:24 PM
Seen this one before, but aw me gawd.....Incredible. Some of the finest model boat engineering I have ever seen.
Title: Re: Scratch built tug with a difference!
Post by: SteamboatPhil on September 06, 2008, 09:45:04 PM
Blimey, I feel I should put my lot in the bin having seen that  :( thats some great workmanship  O0
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Post by: nhp651 on September 06, 2008, 11:22:35 PM
for once in my life i am speechless/
phenominal!!! :'( :embarrassed:
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Post by: tugmad on September 06, 2008, 11:24:55 PM
Now that makes me feel like a 2 year old building tugs what marvelouse workmanship.
Title: Re: Scratch built tug with a difference!
Post by: TugCowboy on September 07, 2008, 10:01:17 AM
That is simply stunning.

I have no doubt that the model shown there is worth far more than even a real tug of any age these days. You are probably looking at what.... 15,000 - 20,000 for something like that?

A very talented individual indeed!
Title: Re: Scratch built tug with a difference!
Post by: FishdockBob on September 18, 2008, 08:34:48 PM
I dont think you could get much better then that, what a craftsman.
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Post by: funtimefrankie on September 18, 2008, 09:19:31 PM
Great photography too