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Chester
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  6:29:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Been quite a while since I did any modeling but I finally am getting back into it. Thought I would complete an old kit I had from Ivers Engineering of the '53 REO Gold Comet in white metal. The bunks on the truck and the stinger trailer are scratch built out of styrene and brass.



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Ensign
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  6:34:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Chester, it's wonderful in 2 ways.
The first, it's really great to see you posting!
And secondly,I have missed these well crafted gems that you share with us.

Greg Shinnie



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desertdrover
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  6:53:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Ensign

Chester, it's wonderful in 2 ways.
The first, it's really great to see you posting!
And secondly,I have missed these well crafted gems that you share with us.

Greg Shinnie


And, I second that emotion! Nice Logging equipment.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
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AVRR-PA
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  7:03:50 PM  Show Profile  Visit AVRR-PA's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi, Chester --

It's really nice to have you back.

Don



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Orionvp17
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  7:18:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Chester,

It's great to have you back, and I'm sure I speak for your friends all over the world when I say that you and your family have my condolences for all that you have been through. You're a stronger man than I.

This is an elegant little build! Somehow I missed that Ivers gem....

Welcome home!

Pete
in Michigan



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jschumaker
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  7:54:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Welcome back, Chester.

Jeff S.



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Dutchman
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  8:12:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice job, Chester. It is indeed good to see you back modeling and posting!

Bruce

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George D
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  9:54:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent work. Glad you're back, Chester.

George



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Neil M
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  10:32:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's great to have you back Chester. My condolences to you and your family and I am very glad you are feeling like getting back into modelling again

Built a waterfront HO layout in Ireland http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=22161 but now making a start in On30 in Australia http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=52273

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railmus
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Posted - 03/31/2012 :  11:53:24 PM  Show Profile  Visit railmus's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Glad to have you back!
We were all horrified to learn what you have gone through. Our condolences to all your family.
You have many friends here who wish only the best for you and we hope that your modelling will take your mind off the pain you have gone through.



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djdutch
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  06:06:56 AM  Show Profile  Visit djdutch's Homepage  Reply with Quote
A great little truck chester wish you and your family the best

DJ

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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  07:36:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I pretty much second what everybody else has said Chester, it's great to see you back!


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Catt
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  08:20:22 AM  Show Profile  Visit Catt's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Chester,
good to see your modeling again.Welcome back you were missed.


Johnathan (Catt) Edwards
100% Michigan made

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Chester
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  09:17:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks everyone, all of your kind words are a big help.

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k9wrangler
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  09:55:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great to see you back on the forum, and I echo the thoughts and feelings expressed above.

The REO is a nice truck, there were made here in my home area, many may or may not know that REO is for Ransom E. Olds of Oldsmobile of Lansing, MI fame. The REO motor company lasted until at least the 70s making trucks of all sorts. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/REO_Motor_Car_Company


Karl Scribner
Sunfield Twp. Michigan
H.M.F.I.C
Kentucky Southern Railway
The Spartan Line

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Frederic Testard
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Posted - 04/01/2012 :  11:31:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's really good to see you back at the workbench and at posting your model, Chester. I hope life will be better to you now.
And the model is wonderful, as always with your trucks.



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