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Civil War Torpedo-Boat, CSS David

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"Kenny (Gator) Loup sends us this fine gallery of images of his build of Cottage Industries Models, 1/72 scale, Civil war torpedo boat, CSS David"

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About the Author

About Kenny Loup (gator)

I was the kid that his dad would say "Hey, there's a war movie on." and come running. As a kid, I dived head first into military history. We would always have to stop at the USS Alabama on our way to Florida. I also got to visit the Seawolf Park and the Alamo on vacation, too. All things I want ...


Yeap Kenny A nice looking torpedo boat you've got there - it turned out very good, and the wood paneling is masterly done! Congratulations Skipper
JAN 31, 2008 - 02:56 AM
Thanks Skipper.
JAN 31, 2008 - 10:20 AM
Nice job Kenny, Turned out really nice.
JAN 31, 2008 - 04:04 PM
Expertly crafted, Kenny, a fine looking craft, and very interesting choice of subject - thanks for your posting. peter F
JAN 31, 2008 - 08:38 PM
Well that's a pretty nice build, I really like the colour contrasts between the woods (the model's one and the base) as well as metals (the black of the model and the brass of the plaque). Nice textures and a really fine build! JB
FEB 01, 2008 - 03:59 AM
Bravo Zulu That is a sweet looking build.
FEB 01, 2008 - 06:37 AM
Thank you gentlemen. It was a fun build.
FEB 01, 2008 - 01:13 PM
Great build Kenny, I had no idea such things even existed! I agree with Rui, your wood panelling is very well done. I like the base, it accentuates the model very nicely. Frank
FEB 01, 2008 - 01:42 PM
Kenny, Sorry for the late comment, I really must get organised. Well what can I add the the comments already passed, not a lot. The choice of wood for the base complements the colours used on the model and result in added effect, well done. The build of the model its self is very clean and well finished, the wood paneling is expertly executed and I really like the subject matter. 10 out 10 my dear boy, well done PeteV
FEB 01, 2008 - 10:11 PM