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 Posted: Tue Dec 23rd, 2014 02:00 pm
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I was having a clear-out recently and found these. A 1/43rd (British O gauge) white metal Raysoncraft racing boat and trailer. I made the brass masters for them years ago and "Little" Richard from S.A.M.S. Models sent me the kit of parts.
Now I'm a huge speedboat fan, so reckoned it would have to go on my Tony Moss's garage diorama.
Trouble is, I can't work out what all the bits are or where they go!
But my old mate Rich from Florida has the original AMT kit from which I took the details, so has shown me what everything is.
I think I'll show it with a cover over it and the jealous Tony Moss, lifting the tarp. and having a peek at the small block within.


Cheers,
Martin
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 Posted: Tue Dec 23rd, 2014 04:44 pm
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This will be painted in cream and Cambridge blue as befits an English powerboats of that period and will be towed in front of this garage by a Bristol 400, for which I also made the master many years ago for Mikansue Models.

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Why did you choose the Bristol 400, not a the first choice of gentleman's carriage? An Alvis TD21 is true grand tourer although a bit heavy on steering, though certainly not a ladie's ride.

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Tim,
the Bristol has always been known as the Businessman's Express.
And whilst I'm a huge Alvis fan, I've never been asked to make a master of an Alvis, whereas the Bristol 400 was one of the first I did for Mikansue Models, way back.

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Hi Martin :wave:



Wonderful looking garage & gas-pump !


Do you have any more pics. of it ?



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Hi Si,I have these only, but my camera only works in good sunlight which we don't get much of!
Cheers,Martin

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Martin, Great to see you and your fine work back again.

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 Posted: Wed Nov 15th, 2017 06:32 pm
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Thanks, Herb. I really don't know why I ever went away, especially as this is far and away the best forum.

At least it not full of kit snobs.

Cheers,
Martin



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