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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #50 on: December 01, 2011, 11:00:55 AM »

Wow, they certainly uglied that one up. :((
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #51 on: December 01, 2011, 11:15:57 AM »

Thanks Carl. I thought she might have been rebuilt by them bulges on the side. I assume they give extra displacement and stability.

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #52 on: December 01, 2011, 11:31:43 AM »

They are purely stability sponsons................hollow boxes in effect...........to prevent her turning turtle after her enlargement.......

A very nice looking ship in the beginning - bloody ugly now though  :(( :(( :((
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #53 on: December 01, 2011, 11:40:03 AM »

It certainly has looked better. Those sponsons do nothing for it's appearance. The only ships I know of that look half decent after this work has been carried out are Nordic Ferry and Baltic Ferry. 

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #54 on: December 01, 2011, 12:20:01 PM »

Uglying up - I quite liked this ship (a little graceful) seen in a recent thread, but the other day Colin posted up a link

Aragon


She became Hoegh Traveller in 1972 - http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1332391


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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #55 on: December 01, 2011, 12:30:35 PM »

Now that's a conversion and a half. To be honest, I like it.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #56 on: December 01, 2011, 12:35:13 PM »

You would be hard pressed to know it was the same ship  :o :o :o
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #57 on: December 01, 2011, 12:38:05 PM »

There must be a way of building this ship so you could have two models in one.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #58 on: December 01, 2011, 12:39:09 PM »

I'd quite like to see the top deck's detail - but overall there isn't much to catch the eye - a bit too slabby for me. Maybe really because I had been watching a thread with lots of old ships on, and then as soon as I think ' I do like that one' up pops Colin with the conversion.

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #59 on: December 01, 2011, 12:42:15 PM »

Yes - two possible with that - hull colours differ though.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #61 on: December 01, 2011, 01:05:20 PM »

OH MOTHER!!!!!!!!!

Have you seen the 1:1250 ferries that have been available??????????

Dave - including a couple of Kalakala's!!!!!!!

Ali - time to burn the midnight oil my friend - I doubt that many of these are on the market anymore............and if and when they do appear, very deep pockets will be required!!
Carl

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #62 on: December 01, 2011, 01:10:58 PM »

I've bookmarked that one for later. Thanks Colin.

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #63 on: December 01, 2011, 01:27:35 PM »

Have a look at the price of these.
http://stores.ebay.de/Modellbau-Conrad
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #64 on: December 01, 2011, 01:34:07 PM »

GULP!!!! :o :o :o

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #65 on: December 01, 2011, 01:57:30 PM »

Do any of the shipping lines sell mini models like those for publicity purposes and casual collectors on board ships ? They would have to be a wee bit cheaper than the serious collectables shown.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #67 on: December 01, 2011, 02:01:59 PM »

Looks a tad short to me that one Ali????

Got the scale a bit off............

That you bidding or do you already have it? If not you, I might have a punt - but it cannot compare to your offering!!!
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #68 on: December 01, 2011, 02:04:11 PM »

I've not got one of them yet. I might have to save my pennies for the Norland model.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #69 on: December 01, 2011, 02:14:47 PM »

I've just paid 105 Euros +p&p for a Queen Mary 2 - it's my Christmas present!

I shall display it with the others....

There were some Chinese made ones for sale on board at around 40 but they were poor quality. Some years ago Norfolkline were selling small models of their new Dover Strait
 ships on board which weren't bad but they were not to the usual scale.

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #70 on: December 01, 2011, 02:19:19 PM »

That is one nice collection there Colin. I hope to build a display case for mine. The Canberra is my favourite.
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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #71 on: December 01, 2011, 02:22:28 PM »

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #72 on: December 01, 2011, 08:05:43 PM »

Hi Colin - so very nice and in a display cabinet they really look the part  O0 Nice link posted too.

Carl - you varmint - you had me very worried there, but I have seen those Kalakalas before (you might have the pics in the K media folder). Ha, just for a second I thought you had found a large model.

Here's an arty representation I do like



so funny to have gone to all that trouble only to shove it on a piece of ratty scrapwood  :o

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #73 on: December 02, 2011, 12:27:06 AM »

You must have seen this one Carl.
http://www.taft.com/ModelWeb/Pages/shiptypepages/FY/RhenaniaRFR6-Free%20Enterprise%20VI.html

Aye Ali - have spotted that one a few times on ebay - gone for top dollar too on the rare occassions they have come up.
They could have chosen to model her before the jumboisation.........did nothing for her looks............but would still have one in my collection  :-)) :-))
They also have a Free Enterprise II - and a nice model it is too  :-))

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Re: Ferry Links
« Reply #74 on: December 12, 2011, 07:17:32 PM »

My Norland travel agents model arrived today.





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