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Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« on: September 24, 2016, 06:27:46 AM »
Hello all.  I have been scratchbuilding some subjects pertinent to my interest in all matters regarding New England military.

First is the US Navy submarine S-4, which was tragically lost with all hands off Cape Cod in 1927:
I carved this out of balsa wood using original blueprints I found on line.


Next the Coast Guard Buoy Tender USCGC Hornbeam (WAGL 394), which assisted in the rescue of survivors of the Andrea Doria sinking in 1956.  She was stationed in Woods Hole.


Finally a  A Hiller Raven Whirleybird of HU911 from NAS Squantum circa 1952:

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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2016, 06:43:07 AM »
 :([You guys get me everytime I try to post photos on here!  Let's try the S4 again:

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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2016, 06:45:24 AM »
And the Hornbeam:


Uh, is there a tutorial somewhere to help me post more than one image per post?  I am a true Luddite...

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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2016, 07:40:25 AM »
You always amaze me! Everything you do is always a lob or of love, and is well done. My hats off!!
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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2016, 08:08:19 AM »
Well hi there Jean...it's been a while! Looks like you've had a productive time. Well done...again! 

Ian  ;)
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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2016, 05:36:17 PM »
Great looking models sis..

Good job

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Re: Been Scratchbuilding New England Naval Subjects..
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2016, 10:49:22 AM »
I'm just in awe of anybody who can turn this sort of thing out !!  Is it a labour of love Jean ??
LB
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