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63-foot ARB
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2020 - 08:45 AM UTC
Kyle Lord is making me a 1:72 63-foot ARB which was used for SPEC OPS in Italy in 1944. Here are a few in progress shots.

IMG_5763 by Tim Connelly, on Flickr

IMG_5765 by Tim Connelly, on Flickr

IMG_5823 by Tim Connelly, on Flickr


IMG_5852 (1) by Tim Connelly, on Flickr

And here's the real boat:

ARB22 by Tim Connelly, on Flickr

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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2020 - 10:04 PM UTC
Tim,

Nice start.

Mark
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Posted: Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 02:00 AM UTC
Thanks Mark. Kyle does do nice work. I can't to see the completed model.
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Posted: Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 08:37 AM UTC
I had two rocket launchers from Shapeways sent to Kyle. He placed them on the model just to show me. What color were the rockets? They were molded into the launchers.


IMG_6066 (1) by Tim Connelly, on Flickr

IMG_6067 (1) by Tim Connelly, on Flickr