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Old 01-22-2007, 01:40 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2004
Boat: 1982 Stars and Stripes
Location: Missouri
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Originally Posted by yellow78mc
Did you bye that model, and if you did were did you bye it. If not how did you make it.
As part of my last job I had a SLA prototyping machine at my disposal. I had built a 3D computer model of the boat earlier and just had to simplify and scale it down. The stars and stripes are a sticker that I created everything else is painted plastic. The pictures don't show the underwater gear but, there is a rudder and prop made from .010 aluminum. Had have a friend who collects 1/64 scale models. He currently skies a Xstar of the same color and vintage as the 1/64 model from Ertl that was available a couple of years ago. The boat he had prior to that is the basis for the model here.
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