Looking for plans.
|Ian Gardner||02/10/2017 19:13:48|
|566 forum posts|
I have been trying to track down the drawings for a couple of the old Midwest static kits which are no longer produced-or even the kits themselves.
The drawings have enough information on them to build a model from scratch. I wondered if anybody had built a kit in the past and still had the drawings which they might be prepared to sell or copy.
The kits still pop up on Ebay from time to time , but are usually in the States and very expensive.
The two I'm particularly interested in are the Chesapeake Bay Flattie and the Sharpie Schooner. I know it's a long shot but I thought it was worth a try.
All the best,
|Dodgy Geezer||02/10/2017 21:33:56|
|818 forum posts|
I run a website on which I put old boat plans that are no longer available from the original companies - with their permission, of course.
Most companies have been happy to provide this. MidWest are the only company I have approached who stated that although they have no facility for providing copies of their old plans to customers - whether for payment or not - they will not give me permission to put any up on the web....
|Ian Gardner||02/10/2017 22:31:38|
|566 forum posts|
I have had a look at your website and lots of others listing plans. Aerofred has three Midwest plans- the tug, the fireboat and a lobster boat.
Needless to say, one of the first things I did was get in touch with Midwest and they say they have no parts or drawings for the kits now.
I'll keep trying but it seems a bit of a lost cause. Trouble is though, one tends to get the bit between the teeth and it becomes a bit of an obsession!
Thanks for the response.
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