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Rivet counters of the world, unite!

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48 minutes ago, Jennings Heilig said:

"Aircraft rivet counters are the most anal-retentive people on earth."

 

RMS Titanic modelers:  "Hold my beer"...

 

:)

 

Yup, big like bolders............

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They are people who didn't quite make it into the realm of Bureaucracy as a job choice.. ( talented as they are in micro-anal things) and ended up as a shelf shocking technician.

Pip

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11 hours ago, Michael931080 said:

 

Hey there!!!

 

Real locomotives had rivets, lots of rivets!!!  And a boiler just like the Titanic!! :D

 

<must-contain-inner-pedant....> <scotch-boiler> <locomotive-boiler> <must-resist> <......>

 

Richard

 

:P

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14 minutes ago, LSP_Mike said:

Let's cut to the chase....

Some guy is going to show up at a show in 3 years with one of these, with every detail done to a T.

...and I want to see it.

 

I've got three full sets of GMM P.E. for the Minicraft Titanic, and it's some daunting stuff, to be sure. Doubtful I'll ever end up using it, but still,...

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It's not just modelers. There are local societies across the UK and no doubt elsewhere dedicated to researching everything there is to be known about the vessel and its voyage.

And mementos and related bric-a-brac still fetch premium prices at auction.

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