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Model Shipways Harriet Lane
Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 6:35 PM
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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 6:36 PM

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Posted by CrashTestDummy on Saturday, May 13, 2023 6:59 PM

Just wow!!  Very fine build!!

 

 

G. Beaird,

Pearland, Texas

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 7:00 PM

Thanks!

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 7:00 PM

https://youtu.be/Evm-xqyKFRE

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  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 13, 2023 7:48 PM

Verry nice build dude!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:08 PM

Thanks!

fox
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  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:26 PM

Nice work Eugene! Great set-up on the paddlewheel drive too.

Stay Safe.

Jim Captain

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench: Artesania Latina  (aka) Artists in the Latrine 1/75 Bluenose II

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

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  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:56 PM

   yep a hum dinger, alright.

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, May 13, 2023 9:17 PM

Cool guys!

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  • From: Jerome, Idaho, U.S.A.
Posted by crackers on Sunday, May 14, 2023 12:05 AM

Nice looking model. I like it. However, please do me a favor by coving your model with a glass case. Uncovered models invite dust and cobwebs, plus inquisitive fingers that might destroy you work, and tempt the urge to kill on your part.

Happy modeling   Crackers

Anthony V. Santos

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Sunday, May 14, 2023 7:56 AM
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  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Sunday, May 14, 2023 8:21 AM

Oho!

 That's Very Nicely Done !!!!

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Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Sunday, May 14, 2023 9:14 AM

Stunning work ER!  So glad that it's protected from dust and curious fingers.  Is that the same ship that the old Lindberg Blockade Runner is supposed to represent?

tjs

TJS

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Sunday, May 14, 2023 9:57 AM

I think so,but it is a solid wood hulled Model Shipways kit .

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  • From: Derry, New Hampshire, USA
Posted by rcboater on Friday, June 30, 2023 10:13 PM

Yes,  the Lindberg kit is from the old Pyro Plastics molds.  The Pyro kit was a copy of the MS wood kit, but in plastic. If you search this forum for older Harriet Lane threads, you'll surely find comments fron the late Dr. John Tilley, who quoted the founders of Model Shipways as referring to "Pyro" as "Pirate Plastics" for the copying of the wood kits.

I have both kits  in the stash.  Both are 1/144 scale, and have their own strengths and weaknesses.

Webmaster, Marine Modelers Club of New England

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Saturday, July 1, 2023 3:32 PM

Still can be built to be attractive models!

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  • From: Twin cities, MN
Posted by missileman2000 on Sunday, July 2, 2023 8:26 AM

I have that kit in my cue.  A club member gave it to me after finding he didn't like working with wood.

This thread has caused me to move the kit up in the queue.  Love the period of transition from sail to steam.

 

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  • From: Derry, New Hampshire, USA
Posted by rcboater on Sunday, July 2, 2023 9:56 AM

Big Harriet Lane fan here!  I am a "plank owner" of the current USCGC Harriet Lane.

I have both kits in my stash.   I have the original Pyro kit, which came molded in three colors-  medium brown, black, and dark green (hull).

I also have the old Model Shipways kit, in the yellow box, from the days before Model Expo took them over and upgraded the kit.   It came with a bunch of cast lead fittings, many of which have corroded away to lead dust.

My current thoughts are to combine the two kits-use the best of each.  I plan to use the Pyro hull and then use the wood parts for the masts and spars.

 

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www.marinemodelers.org

 

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Posted by Eugene Rowe on Sunday, July 2, 2023 10:35 AM

Sounds like a plan!

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  • From: West Virginia, USA
Posted by mfsob on Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:50 AM

Very nicely done. I like how the decks and rigging turned out.

 

And I like your take on a case for your models! I put each one of my in either an Imex or Trumpeter plastic case because we have cats ... and I don't need to say any more than that.

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