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mike farrell

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Name: mike farrell
Country: United Kingdom

My Model Building:

What is your main interest:

  • Scale Boats - Radio Control

How long have you been building model boats:

  • 3 - 10 years

What type of model boat do you build:

  • Modern

Which of the following best describes your model-building ability:

  • Intermediate

More about me:

I,m  a 69 years young man .I was born in Preston and now live in Mablethorpe. My model making started as a young parent with little money so started toy making . From toys to scaled model houses was a obvious move (plent of Tea Chests and antique furnature) 

Next was building aircraft an exciteing period which gave me a chance to learn to fly.Age put a stop flying as fingers to slow to controll fas planes.

Now I started to build boats but did not realise how complex they can be

Built my first boat from a Model Boats free plan . Since built a Tug and embarked on building Lifeboats.winkt



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Last online: 19/12/2017 13:52:19

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