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 Posted: Thu Apr 26th, 2007 01:03 pm
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Dave D

Joined: Mon Jan 23rd, 2006
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin USA
Posts: 3291
If not tires..maybe some shrink tubing to simulate these would work well.

Some ship builders rope painted black and dusted with bragdon powders would simulate rusted wound cable really nice as anchors for them.

In HO scale you would be able to get away with using thick sewing thread too.

If you wanted to take it even further sierra west sells HO scale clevis hooks ... that would be a little eye catching detail.

Another nice touch would be a pile of rusty chain up near the bow and some rope.

If you have a Hobby Town USA near you I know they have a lot of ship building details there such as rope and chain and detail bits.

Naming her would be a nice touch about..Sophi or Sophia? :P

Don't get me wrong...I think you have done a wonderful job and leaving it as is would be just fine....but you could take it up a notch to yet... an even higher level! :rah: :apl: :thumb:   BAM!! :bg:

My father worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay. It was his true medium, a master.
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