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halrey
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  4:01:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have be fooling around trying to make some life preservers, this one was laser cut then carved, good thing I don't need dozens...
Hal



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slimrails
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  4:31:53 PM  Show Profile  Visit slimrails's Homepage  Reply with Quote
That came out great, Hal! And the oars are pretty sharp, too.


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Ensign
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  4:37:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks like it would preserve a life to me!
Nice work!

Greg Shinnie



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brownbr
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  4:46:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It looks realistic. I like the sag in your roof also.

Bryan

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railman28
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  5:21:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The Preserve looks good. So do the oars and everything else in the view but I love the roof sag!

Bob


It's only make-believe

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  5:22:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hal looks great. That's a great scene you have there.
Your getting to be a real nautical man!!

How about a picture of the whole thing??


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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sgtbob
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  5:46:39 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Looks GREAT !!

Bob


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  5:53:30 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Fine job on the life preserver and the scene overall.

Mike



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  6:09:38 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Hal that dime looks out of scale but the LP is pretty nice.



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Orionvp17
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  7:09:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nicely done, Hal! Very nicely done!

Pete
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halrey
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Posted - 04/19/2019 :  8:39:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys!

D Frary asked me if it floats, and yes it's basswood. But it might not save a cast metal figure.

Hal

I am working on the dime Frank...



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  08:21:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hal, the edges of the roofs are quite interesting. The subtle dips and warps are very unusual in modeling. I may have to steal that idea.

How about more pictures of the whole thing?



Edited by - Frank Palmer on 04/20/2019 08:22:44 AM

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Bill Gill
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  09:36:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The single life preserver looks good! Hope you add a few more.


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desertdrover
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  09:50:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That is really fantastic looking Hal. It is inspiring me to try it at HO scale. However, it my be nail biting and hail pulling to pull it off in 1:87th. What color paint did you use there? That color is spot on.


Louis
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halrey
Engine Wiper



Posted - 04/20/2019 :  10:03:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Louis, I mixed the color using cheap craft acrylics.

Bill I agree I need to add a few more.

Hal




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Rusty Stumps
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  10:49:05 AM  Show Profile  Visit Rusty Stumps's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Let me see what I can do in 3D printing for you.
I have round ones in O Scale I can add to the website. Don't have a vest type but let me see if I can come up with what you're looking for.


Walt

Edited by - Rusty Stumps on 04/20/2019 10:50:54 AM

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