scratch built cardboard ss minnow

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by mchale, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    i built this a couple months ago

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  2. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    here are six more pics

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    mchale beach boy

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    here is the last 4 pics

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  4. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    It looks REALLY GOOD!

    If I may make a suggestion though. Take a thin strip of masking tape and cover the corrugation that is showing on some of the parts.

    Other I am really impressed with your work. Like I have said a few times already, your skills are greatly improving.
    Keep up the good work.
  5. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    thank you for the compliment and i am glad you like it and for the sugestion i would but i dont think the grey spray paint will stick to the masking tape
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    OK, you can also use sticky labels as well. You can get them at any office xupply store. Those will take the spray paint.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I remember watching this as a child.
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  8. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    thanks for the idea i have plenty of those lables
    nice you found the rare colored first season opening they only colored a couple of the first season episodes
  9. Zathros

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    McHale, the boat is far too narrow. You need to add at least two inches to the beam, maybe more. It's almost there, but with a little more effort, you can make it the way I have seen other models you have made.

    You can see even from this small picture, it was much wider. There were 4 boats used in the series and one made as a prop on shore that in fact was not a real boat and was very narrow. The second picture shows you that this was a big boat. It was 38' 6" long. She had a 10' foot beam. The first pic is of the S.S. Minnow used in the 2nd season I believe.

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  10. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    this is mix of all the different boats used
  11. Zathros

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    Aah!! A Spiritual convergence of sorts. In case you did not know, the big picture in the post above is one of the real "S.S. Minnows", it was completely restored. :)