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Postby sam reichart » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:12 am

I caught up with Gene yesterday at the IPMS show here in Richmond. He's completely rebuilt his 32nd Parallel Balao (for about the 5th time) and he had it on display at the show. He also showed off an R/C Monitor, complete with rotating turret, smoke system, and hand turned brass cannons that will fire black powder. He's also working on the steamship United States. He had a scratchbuilt static Japanese mini sub there as well. Oh yeah, he retired about a year ago... :D

I only took a couple of pics. I wasn't able to stay, but I think he should have cleaned up, come judging time. Great to see him, and as always, his models are incredible.

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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby SubEd Tordahl » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:54 pm

:o Where'd the famous Gene 'stache go?
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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby sam reichart » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:17 pm

SubEd Tordahl wrote::o Where'd the famous Gene 'stache go?

lol Ed. I asked that question as well.
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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby JWLaRue » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:46 pm

That's why he looked somehow different! LOL!

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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby Thor » Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:14 pm

Gene is a great guy and a superb modeler! I hope you harrassed him to come back around here and grace us with his presence!

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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby JWLaRue » Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:19 pm

....yea, and offered him his old job as well! :mrgreen:

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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby Bigdave » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:28 pm

At least the sub isn't pink again. :roll: :lol:
Good to see Gene is still building. BD.
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Re: Gene Berger sigthing

Postby Tommydeen » Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:35 am

Wow..thats a name i havent herd in some time.looks like Gene is doing well..retired..nice
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