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Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby wlambing » Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:01 pm

Kevin,

You die!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby Thor » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:59 pm

Work is slowly progressing to install plywood supports to stabilize the polystyrene master hull sections. Scribing and super detailing will begin very soon!
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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby Thor » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:05 pm

I will have that new Marlin conning tower for you in late September/early October, Bill!

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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby Thor » Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:50 pm

Jeff LaRue has been assisting me with the research and correction of the errors with the Marlin hull kit. There have been many additional errors discovered after review of the shipyard prints. The main error lies in the width of the main deck. it is much too wide in spots and must be narrowed to its proper scale outline. Due to this and many other scale challenges, the Marlin project has been placed at the end of the line to be released. We are now looking at a 2015 Re-release for this kit.

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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby liftmys10 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:02 pm

I'm glad to see the Albacore is being re introduced. I bought my kit from Skip many years ago and loved how it looked.
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Re: Albacore and Marlin Kits to be Re-introduced

Postby Thor » Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:39 pm

Thanks! Yes, they are great kits. Skip really did a nice job with them. We're busy tweaking them here and there to get them precisely on scale. Not much left to do...

Stay tuned.

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